Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Elementary Announcements

1.  Today is Monday, October 21, 2019.  It is Day 2. 

2.  Happy birthday to Lydia, Merary and Howard!

3.  Congratulations to our Special Olympians!  JJ and Stephanie both placed 1st place and Josue had a 2nd place finish.  They represented our school in bowling last week!

4.  It's here the first Box Top Store.  Students bring your Box Tops that you have collected to the store on Tuesday, Oct 22nd.  We will be hosting a store for PreK-3rd grade.  4th and 5th graders bring your Box Tops and receive a movie coupon.  If you are a member of the community and would like to donate your Box Tops please deliver them to any of the school secretaries and the FFA will get them processed for you!

5.  Parents:  please make sure your child is ready for the changing weather and seasons.  Students will need a sweatshirt or jacket for the playground – it is chilly in the mornings!  Please pay close attention to the forecast and make sure that they are dressed appropriately.

6.  Shine (4th & 5th grade girls)

After school 

Clarion Church of Christ Office

For more information contact Athena Higgins at (515)825-8202 or Kara Curry at (515)851-1071

Future Dates are November 7th and December 5th.

7.  Academic Night will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24th from 5:30pm – 7:00pm.  Families are invited to rotate through three stations at their leisure:  your child’s classroom, a hot dog supper and the special classrooms.

8.  Clarion Hometown Inn will be holding it’s Trunk or Treat on Sat., Oct. 26th directly following the Clarion Trick or Treat to businesses.  The event will take place from 11:00am – 1:00pm.  There will be raffles, refreshments and fun!

9.  There will be a Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 26th from 9:30am – 11:00am at the Clarion Public Library parking lot.  If you are interested in decorating a trunk please contact Kaylea with CIS at 851-1208 or by emailing her at

10.  The Clarion Public Library is sponsoring the following events in October: Monday, Oct. 21st – Lego Club from 3:30pm-4:30pm for K-5th grade; Monday, Oct. 28th – Halloween Story time from 4:30pm – 5:30pm for Kids 5 and under and on Oct. 30th – Kids Halloween Party from 2:30pm – 3:30pm.

11.  The Clarion Chamber invites families to a 'Community Day' at The Barn at Walton Farms on Sunday, October 13 from Noon until 4 pm.  Pick your pumpkin, challenge yourself in the corn maze, play kids’ games, eat fun fall foods, and more! Entertainment is FREE! Watch for a flyer coming home with your student THIS WEEK!

Give your kiddo another chance to wear his/her costume by joining us for Trick or Treat the Businesses on Saturday, October 26th from 9:30-11am. Businesses downtown will be handing out candy; the Clarion Theatre will have cartoons; and there will be a Trunk or Treat at the Clarion Library! Join in on the fun with these participating Clarion Chamber businesses.

12.  Lunch Menu

Monday, Oct. 21st:  taco pizza wedges, Cowboy salsa, baby carrots/dip and pineapple tidbits.

Tuesday, Oct. 22nd:  crispy chicken drumstick, mashed potatoes, broccoli florets/dip, diced peaches and a dinner roll.

Wednesday, Oct. 23rd:  tatertot casserole, cauliflower florets, cucumber slices, mixed fruit and a dinner roll.

Thursday, Oct. 24th:  maidrite/bun, sliced or cherry tomatoes, French fries, rice krispy bar and orange wedges.

Friday, Oct. 25th:  pepperoni pizza, Garbanzo beans, Pacific Blend vegetables and crisp apple wedges.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Oct. 23rd:  2:00pm dismissal for staff development

Wednesday, Oct. 30th:  2:00pm dismissal for staff development

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