Shouts of “Hǎo!” or “Good!” in the Mandarin Chinese language rang throughout the audience as Clinton students were mesmerized by the breathtaking acrobatics and dances performed by the Dance China New York acrobats.
On October 31st, Clinton School held its annual parade with excited ghouls, ghosts, and other spooky participants. Parents, many who dressed up for the special day, lined the front walkways to cheer on the students and teachers as they marched the parade route.
Students at Clinton Elementary school spent time this spring working with nationally-known clay artist Cliff Mendelson as they participated in the school’s 9th annual PTA-sponsored Artist-in-Residence grant.
Pulsating dance music rang out of the Clinton School gym on April 15 and April 23, as Clinton students dressed in bright, colorful Indian attire learned dance steps from Bollywood films and learned about the history and culture of India during their Physical Education classes.
Arlene Aguirre and Katherine Fearon, who teach English as a Second Language at Clinton, will attend a workshop in Washington at the Center for Applied Linguistics.
In a short month of erratic weather patterns ranging from snow and ice, heavy rains and unseasonably warm weather, Clinton School’s February 22 assembly on the science behind the weather was quite timely.
Clinton art teacher Christine Tischio worked with fifth grade students to design and create class t-shirts for the fifth grade field trip to Philadelphia.
Patricia O’Neill, Principal of Clinton Elementary School in Maplewood, New Jersey is the CATCH Champion for March.
Clinton students learn playwriting and performance with artist-in-residence Angela Kariotis.
March 7, 2011 - Clinton fourth-grade students and Ms. Rebecca Antunes' special education class performed their original poems, raps, and rhythms at a Poetry Jam for fellow students, parents, friends, a Board of Education member, and local media.
March 4, 2011 - Fourth grade students at Clinton Elementary School taught second graders about a three-headed dog and a nine-headed beast. The second graders loved it. They were learning about Mythology through a series of puppet shows created by the fourth graders in their Enrichment classes.