Transportation Information 2018-19 School Year

The first day of school for grades 2-12 is Tuesday, Sept. 4. Kindergarten and 1st graders start school on Thursday, Sept. 6.  Your child’s bus schedule is now posted on Campus Portal (look under the “Reports” tab). Click HERE for Campus Portal. You can view a screenshot of where to find the bus information on Portal by clicking HERE. Please check this information carefully as your child’s bus stop may have changed from last year. We have changed some bus routes to pic up more students at fewer pick up locations. This allows shorter route times to allow for the timely transport of your child to and from school. Any changes to busing must be made by August 10 and final busing information will then be posted on Campus Portal by August 27.  If your child requires busing arrangements other than to and from home, please complete a Transportation Registration Form. If you have already completed and sent one of these forms to the Transportation Dept., you do not need... Continue reading Transportation Information 2018-19 School Year

Kindergarten and First-Grade Students

Por favor, desplácese hacia abajo este mensaje para la traducción al español. To Parents/Guardians of kindergarten and first-grade students, The school year is coming up and this is a reminder that you and your kindergarten / 1st grade student will schedule a one-hour assessment conference with your child’s teacher on Sept. 4 or 5. The first day of school for Kindergarten and 1st grade is Thursday, Sept. 6. Look for information, including the online sign-up, in the back-to-school communication from your school. Schools are working now to determine who your student’s teacher will be. This needs to be done before the assessment conference can be scheduled. You should receive detailed communication from your school the week of Aug. 13. Part of the one-hour conference will be spent with the teacher, and students will complete an assessment with a paraprofessional. Please understand, and help your child understand, this is not a traditional test and there are no rewards for doing well.... Continue reading Kindergarten and First-Grade Students

First Day of School

First Day of School (Grades 2-5):Tuesday, September 4, 2017 – 8:00 AM First Day of Kindergarten and 1st grade: Thursday, September 6, 2017 – 8:00 AM Parents of Kindergarten and First Grade students will receive an email with sign up information for the Kindergarten and First Grade Assessments, on or around August 10th. Please remember that our Kindergarten and First Grade students do not attend School until Thursday, September... Continue reading First Day of School

Playground Playdates, Back to School Night BBQ

Playground Playdates & Building Tours: August 21 and 22 – 4-6 PM This event is designed to welcome students to Clover Ridge, meet some new friends and play on the playground, or tour the building. Freezes will be available and the building is open with maps and a scavenger hunt to find important places within the building. Kindergarten-Grade 2- August 21, 4-6 PM Grades 3-5: August 22, 4-6 PM Back to School Night: Open House and BBQ Wednesday, August 29th  from 4:00-7:00 PM This is a great family event designed to welcome all families to Clover Ridge! This is a time to bring in your school supplies and connect with your teacher and other community groups including food service, community education, Club Care, and more! A light dinner will be served courtesy of our PTO and you will have time to connect with friends and families! Please join us for this fun event! Volunteers will be needed to support these great events!  Please contact if interested in... Continue reading Playground Playdates, Back to School Night BBQ

ArtSpace Open House: Aug. 7th, 7:00pm – Event Center in Firemen’s Park

Artspace is a non-profit group that focuses on creating affordable living space for artists in communities.  They are a national group based in Minneapolis, but have projects all over the country including New Orleans, Seattle, New York, etc…  They work in a lot of communities that are sort of known for their arts/culture but are very expensive to live in.  What they found was that a lot of affordable neighborhoods were attracting artists to live.  Once the artists were there, they started creating vibrant neighborhoods where people wanted to hang out.  As soon as they created this vibrant neighborhoods, then people wanted to live there, which created more demand for housing, and thus increased the price for rents in the neighborhoods, making it difficult for the artists who made the neighborhoods vibrant to afford to stay and live there.  Northeast Minneapolis is a good example of this.  What ArtSpace does is to come in and create the permanent artist living space/studios creating... Continue reading ArtSpace Open House: Aug. 7th, 7:00pm – Event Center in Firemen’s Park