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Clifford's Cacti




Welcome fourth graders and families! I am thrilled to have you in class this year!  I know this year is going to look and feel different because we are doing distance learning, but know I am always here to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and celebrate your accomplishments!




August 10th & 11th: Chromebook Pick-Up
  • Monday, Aug 10th 9am - 11 am
  • Tuesday, Aug 11th 3pm - 5pm
August 12th - 14th: Teacher Meet & Greet Week!
  • August 12 - 14 family - teacher conference calls (link for Sign-Up Genius will be sent via email)
  • Thursday, August 13th -- Drive Thru to pick up your child's books/supplies from 11:30-1:30
August 17th: Instruction Begins at 8:30
September 7th: Labor Day Holiday
September 11th: 1st Quarter Progress Reports
August 12-14 Schedule
Canvas - eLearning | UAB
This year we will be using Canvas as our learning platform. You can access Canvas via Clever
Clever Login Information:
gradyear initials last four of id (lunch) number
Jane Doe
ID number: 12345
Grad year (your student will graduate this year): 25
Her email would be:

We are hoping our learning kits will be fully ready by Thursday, but the items with an asterisk* have not arrived yet.

Learning Kits will include (Pick-Up August 13th from 11:30-1:30):

  • Pencils

  • Large erasers

  • Blue pens

  • Highlighters: blue, yellow, green, pink *

  • Colored pencils*

  • Markers*

  • Glue sticks*

  • Scissors

  • Post-it notes

  • Large pencil pouches*

  • 2 Composition books per child*

  • 1 Graph paper composition book*

  • Personal whiteboard

  • Expo marker