What’s Happening This Week in Clifton Public Schools
Starting off the week, Monday will be a district-wide S/C day. This means that Clifton Public Schools will be dismissing students fifteen minutes before the usual bell time to accommodate staff and faculty meetings. You can check the precise dismissal time for your child’s school HERE.
On Wednesday, May 17th, the whole community of Clifton is invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the brand-new turf baseball/soccer field and fieldhouse at Woodrow Wilson Middle School. The celebration will be hosted by the Clifton Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Robertozzi at 3:30 p.m. at WWMS. To RSVP, you can email ADeLiberto@cliftonschools.net.
On the same day, Clifton High School will be hosting its annual art show from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the school’s media center. Created entirely by CHS visual art students, various pieces of art will be on display and even available to purchase. The exhibit will feature works that represent the multitude of visual art courses available at Clifton High such as digital photography, studio art, and ceramics. That same night, the Clifton Mustang Band will perform its end-of-year OPUS spring concert in the JFK Auditorium. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and will feature amazing music from some of CHS’s best musicians, all under the direction of Bryan Stepneski.
Saturday the 20th is Clifton Community Band’s 20th annual Lollipops and Roses concert, honoring active service members and veterans. The performance will take place at 2 p.m. in the Clifton High School JFK auditorium with active service members, veterans, and children under 12 receiving free admission and general tickets going for $7.
Continuing their weekly car washes throughout the month of May, the Clifton High School Marching Band will be having a car wash on Saturday the 20th. The event will last from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Clifton High School with cars costing $7 and SUVs/vans going for $10.
Don’t forget to sign up for the Clifton Public School preschool program if you have or know a child planning to attend preschool in the fall. The program operates on a first come first serve basis so be sure to register soon and keep in mind that to be eligible, you must be a Clifton Resident and your child must be 3 or 4 years old by October 1, 2024. For more information regarding prices, hours, and requirements, you can visit the Clifton Public Schools Pre-School Registration Services page.
Per usual, the Clifton High School spring sports season continues to carry on with a myriad of games, matches, and meets occurring throughout the week featuring sports such as baseball, Girls’ and Boys’ lacrosse, outdoor track, tennis, and softball. These events will be held at various times and locations throughout the week so for more information, you can access the full athletic schedule at CHS Athletic Event Calendar. For further information regarding the school’s athletic department in general, you can email the school’s Athletic Director, Mr. Mullahey, at TMullahey@cliftonschools.net.