2016-17 CLIS News

Just a reminder that the 8th grade field trip to Schlitterbahn will be on Wednesday, May 17th.  Students have been given a letter and paperwork necessary to go on the trip.  The cost of the trip is $35.  The payment by cashiers check, money order, personal check, or cash along with the permission slip, Emergency information form, and a copy of your current insurance card must be turned in together no later than Tuesday, April 4th.  These 4 parts must be turned into only Ms. Jachimiec or Ms. Roberson in the front office.  Teachers will not accept the payment or forms. No extensions of this deadline can be considered.  The teachers will act as chaperones for the trip and they look forward to sharing a fun filled day with their students. The letter and forms were also emailed home. Please call the office if you have any questions or concerns.  We are here to help.
Thursday, March 9th, at 6:30pm there will be an informational meeting on the 2017 Clear Creek ISD bond program and the school improvements proposed for your child's school.  The meeting will be in the Clear Lake Intermediate Commons. The 2017 Bond proposal addresses enrollment growth,student safety, aging schools, technology and more. The Concert band will have a performance at 7pm in the commons after the meeting. Friday, March 10th is an early release day with students being dismissed at 1pm.  Buses will run regular routes at that time.  We are not able to accept lunch deliveries on early release days due to the shortened schedule.  Students will have an opportunity to get a sack lunch from the cafeteria or to eat snacks brought from home during the latter part of the school day.   PTA is hosting a Staff vs Student basketball game on Friday morning.  Tickets are on sale during lunches Thursday and before school on Friday for $3.  Concessions will be sold during the game. Spring Break will begin on March 11th and continue through March 19th.  Classes resume at 8:55am on March 20th.  All schools will be closed.  Digital Citizenship In an effort to promote good citizenship, we have posted some resources in ItsLearning.  Parents, have your student log in to ItsLearning and they can show you links to resources from Common Sense Media on our campus' dashboard.  Our students have also been participating in lessons on digital citizenship this school year.
Clear Lake Intermediate's eighth grade class is split between Clear Lake High School and Clear Brook High School.  If your eighth grader is zoned to attend Clear Lake High School please see the invitation from the PTSA below for a Freshman Parent (Tea) Breakfast on March 21st. Please join us for the Freshman Parent Breakfast. The CLHS PTSA is hosting the annual Freshman Parent (Tea) Breakfast and information meeting on Tuesday, March 21st from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at the CLHS Ninth Grade Center (NGC) library. Enjoy a continental breakfast during the presentation and learn about the freshman experience. We encourage parents of incoming 9th graders and other new students to attend. Faculty and parents will answer questions.
Friday, February 10th, is an early release day for students. Students will be dismissed at 1pm. The buses will run regular routes at that time.
Cheerleading tryouts are coming soon! If your 6th or 7th grade child is interested in being a cheerleader or mascot for Clear Lake Intermediate during the 2017-2018 school year, there will be a mandatory parent meeting February 8th. The meeting will be at 6:30 in the teaching theater of Clear Lake Intermediate. The meeting will have information about expectations and requirements, clinic, and tryouts. It is mandatory to attend the parent meeting for your child to try out. We look forward to seeing you there.
YEARBOOK: It’s not too late! There is still time to order a yearbook at the Fall sales price of $50.00 and save $5.00. After THIS FRIDAY, January 20th, the price of the book will increase to $55.00. Friday, January 20th, will also the last day to purchase 8th grade ads and shout-outs. In addition, please note that name stamping is available again this year. Personalization helps to identify your student's book in the event that it is misplaced. Please remember that a very limited number of extra books are ordered each year, and these are sold at distribution on a first come, first serve basis. When the extras are gone, they're gone. Reserve your copy TODAY at www.smart-pay.com! And, finally, the yearbook staff would love to receive photos from parents for possible inclusion in the yearbook, particularly if you have any good action photos from after-school CLIS events (games, concerts, performances, etc.). Photos can be uploaded by going to images.balfour.com and entering our school's yearbook project number (#708250) and password (eagles). Photos may also be emailed directly to Ms. Carmona at monicac@ccisd.net.
Just a reminder that Monday, January 16, is a student holiday.  School will resume on Tuesday, January 17th. "I heard on the announcements..." Boy’s Track – Any 7th or 8th grade boy that was unable to attend the track meeting should go by Coach Toalson’s room, room 213, to sign up and pick up a physical if needed.  The 1st day of practice will be on February 7th from 4:15 – 5:30 and you must have a current physical on file to participate.  Please listen for announcements as the season gets closer. Girl’s Track – Any 7th or 8th grade girl that was unable to attend the track meeting should go by Coach Suggs’ room, room 224, to speak with Coach Suggs. Girl’s Golf – Any 7th or 8th grade girl interested in trying out for the Clear Lake Intermediate Girls Golf Team will need to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, January 17th at 8:30 in the girls locker room.
Clear Horizons Early College High School will be holding an information night Thursday, January 12, at Clear Lake Intermediate School for 8th grade students and their families. The information session will begin at 6:00 PM and include information on the application process and general information about student life at Clear Horizons. Come find out what the Early College High School experience can offer your 8th grade student! For students who are interested and cannot attend next week, the dates for all the sessions follow: • Thursday, January 12, at Clear Lake Intermediate School • Tuesday, January 17, at Bayside Intermediate School • Thursday, January 19, at Victory Lakes Intermediate School • Tuesday, January 24, at Brookside Intermediate School • Thursday, February 9, at Clear Creek Intermediate School