Announcements Week of Sept. 10, 2017

September 10, 2017

Principal's letter

As you know, tomorrow is the 16th anniversary of the tragic 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. Approximately 3,000 people lost their lives as a result of the hijacking of four commercial airlines. As a Montessori school, we work hard to help our students understand the implications of human relations and the potential for world peace.

We will take a moment Monday, 9/11, to reflect upon the people who perished as a result of the 9/11 attacks, the brave rescue efforts that averted further loss of life, and the spirit of democracy that cannot be extinguished. Many people observe a moment of silence at 8:46 AM (Eastern Daylight Time). This marks the time that the first plane flew into the World Trade Center.

“Let us wait, and be always ready to share in both the joys and difficulties which the child experiences. Let us have endless patience with their slow progress, and show enthusiasm and gladness at their successes.” –Maria Montessori


Events this week

Fall Camp (Community C206/C212) - Monday-Thursday, September 11-14 

Seniors & Families--College Application Meeting- Tuesday, September 12, 6:30-7:30pm

Music Boosters meeting – Band room- Tuesday, September 12, 7:00pm

ILT Meeting- Wednesday, September 13, 3:45pm

Homecoming Dance- Friday, September 15, 8:00pm-11:00pm

Homecoming Football Game- Saturday, September 16

Athletics Booster Meeting in the cafeteria- Thursday, September 21, 6:30pm  

Picture Re-take Day -Monday, October 2  

Homecoming Dance – Fri. Sept. 15 

Homecoming Football Game – Sat. Sept. 16 


Deadline for 9th grade Camping Trip: 

9th grade Camp Permission Forms/Waivers were given to students on Tuesday, September 5.

Students must also have their CPS Emergency Medical Form turned in. Please fill these out and return by September 15.


Hosting Exchange Students

AFS - yearlong hosting opportunity

AFS liaisons are working to find a permanent host family for one of our exchange students. Ideally, this would be a family with one or more children at Clark. If anyone is interested in hosting, they can contact Susan Kleiman at 513-543-8308,


New Taipei City – 2 week hosting opportunity

The high school student exchange program between Cincinnati and New Taipei City, Taiwan is one of the key Youth Ambassadors programs sponsored by the Cincinnati-USA Sister City Association. We are currently recruiting the host families 10/22/2017 to 11/11/2017. If you or any of your friends are interested, please complete the online application as soon as possible. You can find the application at the following link On the Host Family Online Application Form, in the first drop down, please select "Next Year 2017."


Clark Music Boosters

The Clark Music Boosters meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month to support the Clark Music Program. If you have a son or daughter in a music class please plan to attend the music boosters meeting on September 12th at 7:00pm in the Band Room. We are a laid back, fun, action-oriented group. For additional information,  Please contact Cheri Hauer. See you there! 



Homecoming tickets will be sold in the lobby this week after the second high school lunch. Tickets are $10 each (cash only).

Seeking parents who would like to chaperone the Home Coming Dance Friday, September 15 from 8:00-11:00

Prom Committee

Any Junior or Senior interested in being on the Prom Committee: Meetings are every Friday during lunch - See Sherry


Service Opportunities

Ten Thousand Villages

Ten Thousand Villages needs 12 high school students Tuesday, September 19 from 6:00-7:30 to help unload rugs from a truck and bring them into the store. Ten Thousand Villages is located at 2011 Madison Road in O’Bryonville. If interested please sign-up on the form located in the office.


Mt. Washington Community Scavenger Hunt

We are in need of volunteers to help at the Mt. Washington Community Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The hunt begins at Mt. Washington School, 1730 Mears Ave. We need volunteers from 8:15 am-1:30pm Free refreshments and a t-shirt will be given to all volunteers. Volunteers need to be 15 years of age or older. If you are interested contact Ilene Hayes at or call 363-3835.


Queen Bee Marathon

Junior High and High School track team members who are interested in volunteering with the team at the Queen Bee Marathon on October 7, 2017 at 7:00am. Please contact either Coach Nia Baucke - HS ( or Coach Erin Beamon - JH (513-290-6167).


Price Hill Women's Health Fair

Santa Maria Community Services along with various health organizations will be hosting the 19th Annual Price Hill Women’s Health Fair at the Price Hill Recreation Center located at 959 Hawthorne Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45205 from 9am-1pm On Saturday, October 7th, 2017, . Please contact Aspasia Makris at, Gladys Bell at, or call 513-557-7261. Click HERE for more information. 


Sports News

Cougar Club T-shirts are available for students in the A.D's office for $25. Cougar Club T-shirts allows free entry for the student into all home Clark athletic events.

Athletic Booster passes are now available. Please contact Athletic Director, Brian Meyer, at 513.363.7080 or for more information.

This Weeks Game Schedule

Sept-11 Girls /Boys Varsity Soccer Bethel-Tate 5:30pm/7:30pm (@WI throw)

Sept-11 Girls JV/Varsity Volleyball Seven Hills 5pm/6pm

Sept-12 Girls Junior High Soccer CHCA 4:3p@Clark

Sept-13 Girls Varsity Volleyball @Hughes 4:55pm

Sept-13 Junior High Cross Country @Taylor 4:30pm

Sept-14 Girls Junior High Volleyball Norwood 4:30pm/5:30pm

Sept-14 Girls JV/Varsity Volleyball @Norwood 5pm/6pm

Sept-15 HOMECOMING Dance

Sept-16 Boys Varsity Football Summit 7pm (@Withrow) (Homecoming Game)

Sept-16 High School Cross Country @Cedarville 12:05pm


Important Notes:

Student workers needed for games 

Time for working games can qualify as community service hours. See Zach Stakely in the Athletics Office.

Eclipse Glasses

We are still collecting used eclipse glasses for Astronomers Without Borders. Collection boxes are outside the cafeteria and Room 3022. This organization will send the used glasses to schools in South America and Asia for the next eclipse in 2019. (The glasses expire after three years.) Please bring glasses in by Friday, September 15th.


From the Clark Post-Secondary Center

The Post-Secondary Center will be hosting the Senior Application Meeting for all seniors and their parents/guardians on Tuesday, September 12 from 6:30-7:30. The meeting will help students and their families navigate the college application process and how students will work with the Post-Secondary Center to apply for Post-Secondary Programs.


The Post-Secondary Center is now using RepVisits to schedule College Admission Representatives. Students can sign up for visits using Naviance. Directions for signing up for RepVisits can be found HERE

College Credit Plus

For families of 7-12 grade students, CPS is hosting a district wide meeting about College Credit Plus for the 2018-2019 school year. This meeting will take place at Walnut Hills High School on Tuesday, October 17 from 6:00-8:00 PM.