About Us

The Clifford School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) — formerly the Clifford Parents’ Club — is an organization of parents, teachers, and staff working together to make a difference. Our goal is to help make Clifford one of the finest schools around, and to create a warm, safe, and enriched educational experience for all Clifford students.

La Organización de Padres y Maestros Escuela Clifford (PTO)  es una organización de padres, maestros y personal que trabajan juntos para hacer una diferencia. Nuestro objetivo es de ayudar Clifford a ser una de las mejores escuelas, y para crear un ambiente seguro, y creer una experiencia educativo de cálida para todos los estudiantes.

 Who We Are

Executive Board
President Sarah La Torra
Vice President (Open)
Secretary Lisa Silberman
Treasurer Jackie Smith & Roy Dorling
VP Fundraising Trina Licht
Communications Ann Richards
Direct Donations
Hannah Walbridge
Volunteer Coordinator (Open)
Enrichment Coordinator Katie Mcnally
Events Coordinator Melisse Long
Middle School Liaison Katherine Schembri
Room Rep  Coordinator (Open)
Hospitality Audrey Blomgren & Lauren Zalabak
Teacher/Classified Representative Maria Stockton, Maria Orozco & Shannon Cody
Staff Appreciation  (Open)
Web Master Conrad Damon
Eblast Newsletter Ann Richards
Electronic Sign Paul Haas
School Sign Missy Damon
Enrichment Sub-committee Katie McNally & Averi Johnston-Crofts
Art in Action Rachel Winmill & Missy Damon
8th Grade PTO Coordinator (Open)
eScrip Coordinator Missy Damon
Read-a-thon  Sarah La Torra
Lap-a-thon Kathryn Snow & Melisse Long
Daughter’s Dance Susan Leathers & Julie Ulrich
Box Tops Laura Nelson
School Play Producer Trina Licht
Marine Science Institute (Open)
Healthy Cities/PTO Leana Litchfield
Yearbook Liz Mager
ELAC Rep Lorena Basulto
PTO Translators (Open)

When We Meet

The PTO Board will meet once a month on a Thursday at 7PM during the school year. Everybody is welcome, your kids included, and you can expect a light home-cooked dinner at the meeting! We typically meet in the library (or the multi-use bulding/MUB). Location will be advertised in advance!

El PTO se reunirá los jueves a las 19:00 en los siguientes fechas durante el año escolar. Todo el mundo es bienvenido, los niños incluidos, y se puede esperar una ligera cena. Nos reuniremos en el gimnasio o la biblioteca.

Scheduled Meetings 2016-2017

  • Thursday, September 15, 2016
  • Thursday, October 6, 2016
  • Thursday, November 10, 2016
  • Thursday, December 1, 2016
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • Thursday, February 23, 2017
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017
  • Thursday, April 20, 2017
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017

What We Do / Que hacemos

The Clifford School PTO helps provide enrichment programs, social events, classroom materials, and financial support to the school. Every  year, thanks to parents, staff, and community members’ generous contributions, the PTO is able to pay for — and/or provide — vital programs and services, which would otherwise be unavailable.

Programs & Services We Provide:

Middle school PE support 8th grade graduation
P.E. for grades TK to 5 School directory
Art for grades 1 to 5 Clifford logo wear
Electronic sign for school messages Outdoor Ed scholarships
Copier for middle school Books for the library
Email newsletter for the community After-school enrichment classes
PTO website for the community Room rep program
Annual school play Daughters Dance
Yearbook production and sales Fun with Your Son event
Middle school dances Teacher Appreciation weeks
Marine Science Institute field trips and in-school program  Supplemental teacher supply help

See our the Clifford School PTO Bylaws (approved) here.

El PTO  ayuda a proveer  a la escuela programas de enriquecimiento, eventos sociales, materiales de clase, y el apoyo financiero. Cada año, gracias a los padres, el personal y generosas contribuciones de los miembros de la comunidad, podemos pagar por los programas y servicios vitales, que de otro modo no sería posible. El PTO paga por la maestra de educación física, la maestra de siencias del mar, Arte en Acción, la producción anual de obra de la escuela, graduación por el grado octavo, y quinto grado de educación de aire libre. El PTO también paga por eventos durante todo el año, incluidos los fundos generales por la subasta, el baile de padres e hijas, el Festival Multicultural, y mucho más.

What We Spend Money On
You can review the PTO budget for the 2013-2014 school year here.

Our Contact Information
Clifford School PTO
225 Clifford Avenue
Redwood City, CA 94062
501(c)(3) Organization Tax ID #94-2975493

Leave a comment on this blog (scroll down to the end of this page), or send an email to feedback@cliffordschoolpto.org.

 Getting Involved

It is our combined efforts that make the difference between a good school and a great school.  If you’re not yet involved, consider donating some of your time, ideas or money to help us reach our goals.  Please help out in your child’s classroom or volunteer to help with an event.  You’ll be surprised at the fun you have and the great people you meet.

At the very least, stay informed by visiting this blog regularly and/or subscribing to our electronic newsletter.

Nuestro objetivo es hacer la diferencia entre una buena escuela y una gran escuela. Si no estás involucrado, considere donar  su tiempo, sus ideas o su dinero para ayudar a alcanzar nuestras metas. Por favor, ayuda en el clase de su hijos o ser voluntario para ayudar con un evento. Usted se sorprenderá a la buena diversión que tendrá y la buena gente que conocerá.

Mantenerse informado visitando este blog regularmente y / o suscribirse a nuestro boletín electrónico.

2016 – 2017 School Year: PTO Minutes

Thursday, September 15, 2016 (English) / jueves, 15 de septiembre de 2016 (Español)

Thursday, October 6, 2016 (English) / jueves, 6 de octubre de 2016 (Español)

Thursday, November 10, 2016 (English) / jueves, 10 de noviembre de 2016 (Español)

Thursday, December 1, 2016 (No Minutes – this was the Winter Family Fun Night)

Thursday, January 19, 2017 (English) / jueves, 19 de enero de 2017 (Español)

Thursday, February 23, 2017 (English) / jueves, 23 de febrero de 2017 (Español)

Thursday, March 16, 2017 (English) / jueves, 16 de marzo de 2017 (Español)

Thursday, April 20, 2017 (English) / jueves, 20 de abril de 2017 (Español)

Thursday, May 18, 2017 (English) / jueves, 18 de mayo de 2017 (Español)

2015 – 2016 School Year: Archived PTO Minutes

Thursday, September 3, 2015 — Meeting Minutes
Thursday, October 8, 2015–Meeting Minutes
Thursday, November 12, 2015 — Meeting Minutes
Thursday, December 10, 2015– Meeting Minutes
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Thursday, February 25, 2016 — Meeting Minutes
Thursday, March 17, 2016–Meeting Minutes
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Thursday, May 26, 2016

2014 – 2015 School Year: Archived PTO Minutes

Thursday, September 11, 2014 (Library) — Meeting Minutes
Thursday, October 9, 2014 (Library) — Meeting Minutes
Thursday, November 13, 2014 (Library) — Meeting Minutes
Thursday, January 8, 2015 (Library) — Meeting Minutes
Thursday, February 19, 2015 (Library) — Meeting Minutes
Thursday, March 12, 2015 (Library) — Meeting Minutes
Thursday, April 9, 2015 (Library) — Meeting Minutes
Thursday, May 21, 2015 (Library)

2013 – 2014 School Year: Archived PTO Minutes

September 19, 2013 (library) — Meeting Minutes
October 10, 2013 (library) — Meeting Minutes
November 14, 2013 (library) — Meeting Minutes
December 12, 2013 (library) — Meeting Minutes
January 16, 2014 (library) — Meeting Minutes
March 13, 2014 (library) — Meeting Minutes
April 3, 2014 (library) — Meeting Minutes
May 8, 2014 (library) — Meeting Minutes

2012 – 2013 School Year: Archived PTO Minutes

September 6, 2012 (MUB/gym) – Meeting Minutes
October 11, 2012 (MUB/gym) – Meeting Minutes
November 8, 2012 (MUB/gym) – Meeting Minutes
January 10, 2013 (MUB/gym) – Meeting Minutes
February 7, 2013 (library) – Meeting Minutes
March 14, 2013 (library) – Meeting Minutes
April 11, 2013 (library) – Meeting Minutes
May 9, 2013 (library) – Meeting Minutes
June 6, 2013 (Canyon Inn) Meeting Minutes

2011-2012 School Year: Archived PTO Minutes

September 7 (MUB/gym) – Meeting minutes
October 13 (MUB/gym) – Meeting minutes
November 10 (MUB/gym) – Meeting minutes
January 12 (Library) – Meeting minutes
February 9 (Library) – Meeting minutes
March 8 (Library) – Meeting minutes
April 12 (Library) – Meeting minutes
May 15 (Canyon Inn, 587 Canyon Road, RWC) – Meeting minutes

One Response to About Us

  1. Dione Smith says:

    The new website looks awesome! We are so lucky to have wonderful parents like you at Clifford!!!!!!!

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