We would like to send a special congratulations and Thank you to Ms. Deb Nelson on her retirement.
You will be greatly missed!!!
Enjoy your retirement!

Meeting Cancelled

Tonight’s Meeting tonight May 15th is cancelled due to the Elementary Track Meet.






Ms. Norris the recipient of the Charles E. Lakin Award for Outstanding Teaching! 

Look Out

Be sure to be on the look out this week for Teacher’s and School Staff and give them a pat on the back or a Thank you!

All of this week we are showing our appreciation to those who dedicate their time to our kids. Follow us on Facebook – Clarinda PTA to see what we will be doing each day to celebrate them and all they do.





Every quarter we put all the teachers names who have attended the last three months worth of meetings into a raffle for a $50 gift card to a teacher store. This quarter we would like to congratulate Brad Knight! Thank you for taking the time to come to one of our meetings this quarter.



    Just a friendly reminder our PTA meeting is Monday, April 24 at 5 o’clock at the middle school media center.


Staff Appreciation Week

May 1-5th PTA will showing our Appreciation all week.

We will take time every day this whole week to not only thank our teachers but all of our school staff as well for everything they do each and everyday for our kiddos. If you know a teacher or staff member please be sure to stop and say Thank you!


Tyson Labels

We are searching for Tyson labels! Have some??
Send them in with your child to class.
Each one is worth 24 cents!!! Let’s see if we can hit 100!




PTA meeting Monday night at 5pm- middle school library.


Pizza Party

Congrats to Mrs. Pullen’s class on the box top collection contest and winning a pizza party. 
They collected a total of 9,657 points!!!




Popcorn Party

Congrats to Ms. Morrison’s class for winning a pizza party for the most votes on facebook for their box top box!

Box Top Decoration Contest

Head to our facebook page and vote for you favorite boxtop decorated “box”. Class with the most “LIKES” by

Monday March 6th will receive a pizza party. 



PTA Meeting Rescheduled

PTA Meeting rescheduled for Feb 27th at 5pm in the Garfield School Library. 



Box tops

  Box tops are due back Monday, February 21st  to help your child class win a pizza party !!


BMX FUNdraiser Event!

BMX visits Garfield Elementary and Middle School received a special treat today from a traveling BMX team as a reward for such a successful fundraising year! Top sellers were able to silly string their principles as well be part of the show. Please visit our facebook page for all the fun pictures of the entertainment! (Clarinda PTA)

PTA Meeting

Our Next PTA meeting is scheduled for Feb 20th in the Garfield Library at 5pm.




With both schools succeeding their goals for the fundraiser the BMX show has been scheduled for Feb 16th!

Great work and thank you to the all the kids and parents who helped make it a great success.


Box Tops Contest

Feb 1st-21st Garfield Elementary classes will be
collecting box tops.
The winning class wins a Pizza Party!
Support your child’s class by sending them in with your child between those dates. 

(Check back for winner in March)



Please note the PTA meeting tonight (January 19th) will be held at the middle school Library and not the High school per the school calendar.


Thank you!



January meeting rescheduled for Thurs Jan. 19th  due to possible bad weather.

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