A Typical Day at Clinton 

8:05 Student Drop Off

  • At assigned exterior doors 

  • Please do not drop off students prior to 7:55 a.m.

    In the event of inclement weather, students proceed directly to the auditorium to wait for the bell 



  • The school day contains working periods for core academic topics.

  • Details on grade-specific curriculum is shared at Back to School Night and in teacher correspondence. 


  • Students have a designated special each day of the week: art, library, music, and physical education (2 times a week).

    4th/5th grades also have Spanish 

  • Sneakers needed for physical education class 

Snack Tips (in Classrooms)

  • The need for snack varies by age and lunch time. You will receive information from your child’s teacher if a snack is needed.

  • Healthy snacks are encouraged.

  • No nuts allowed in snacks 

Recess-Lunch (Cafeteria)

  • Easy packaging increases time available for eating

  • Nuts ARE allowed in lunches, though teachers will inform classes if there is a severe allergy in the classroom

  • Students first go outside (weather permitting) for recess before entering the cafeteria for lunch, and wash hands upon entering by using sinks or hand sanitizer  

2:35 Pack up and Dismissal

  • At assigned exterior doors 

  • Aftercare students dismissed to assigned locations (cafeteria for on-site; front hall for bus) 


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