Newsletter – September 26, 2010

From Principal Shawn Liu

  • Our first Parents Meeting will be held this Sunday from 2:15 to 3:30pm in the cafeteria. This is a great opportunity to meet the staff, talk about the school policy and have your questions answered. I hope everyone can attend.
  • We also have scheduled the parent-teacher conferences for each class for this Sunday (9/26) or next Sunday (10/3) at 4:00pm in the designated classroom. For the exact date and place, please check with your child’s teacher or find it from the class syllabus posted on our website (
  • Extracurricular classes started last week (09/19). If your children have not enrolled in these classes, Please contact our secretary, Irene Huang.Classes offered include:  Martial Art, Arts and Crafts, Painting, Fun Math, Dizi (Chinese Bamboo Flute), Chinese Folk Dance, Badminton, Guitar, Ping Pong, and Chinese Yo-Yo.  
  • Students can still try out different classes this week but parents must complete the enrollment or transfer with our Secretary by the end of the day (09/26).
  • When there are other activities held at Clark School, parking may become difficult. Please always observe the public parking rules and regulations.  Under no circumstances should anyone park in the fire lane or the designated “NO PARKING” area.
  • Clarke School has an additional parking space in the back of the school building.  To get to the parking space from Waltham St., you need to turn to Allen Street (the next street before/after the traffic light at Brookside Avenue, which goes to the school’s main parking lot), then turn left onto Stedman Rd. Follow it to the end.
  • Bakery items are sold in the cafeteria during recess.  Most items are priced at $1.25 or $1.50.  You may place special orders for baked goods by completing an order form.  Pease see Susan Bottan for details.

o   Please remind your child that s/he can only have their snack in the cafeteria; no food is allowed in classrooms or in the hallway.

From Vice Principals Celia Lee

  • PARENT DUTY – The following parents are scheduled to work on Sept. 26 and Oct. 3: 
    Michael Conant & Lynn Conant (9/26, 10/3)
    Chen Ho & Wendy Whu (9/26, 10/3)
    Wei Shiue (9/26, 10/3)
    Eddy Chen & Shay Chen (9/26, 10/27)
  • You can now find your parent duty schedule for the 2010-211school year on our website (
  • Parents on duty should report to the Office (Room 243) at 1:45pm. If you cannot come, please contact Vice Principal, Celia Lee(508-337-6071, is a $50 fine for absence without prior notice to the Vice Principal.

From Curriculum Director  Sheng-Chu Lu,Tung-Mei Pan

  • All class transfers must be completed by the end of 09/26. After this day, we will not accept any more transfer requests.
  • Please attend the parent-teacher conference this week or next week scheduled by your child’s teacher.