Clear Spring Elementary School

August 20, 2006

12627 Broadfording Road
Clear Spring

Principal: Amy Norris

Phone: 301-766-8074

Fax: 301-766-3663

Web site:

Start time: 7:55 a.m.

Dismissal: 2:25 p.m.

Grades: PK-5

Date of construction: 1954

Age of building: 52 years


Latest renovation: 2000

Size of building: 43,393 square feet

State-rated capacity: 410

Projected 2006-07 enrollment: 426

From the principal

Q. What are the biggest challenges this year?

A. The teachers and staff will be working to enhance the techniques that are used to meet the different needs of students.

Q. What are your goals for the school year?

A. Our goals for the 2006-07 school year are to provide a successful learning experience for all students, improve student achievement and student attendance, and to provide additional enrichment experiences for students.

Q. What will help to ensure a successful school year?

A. The key element for a successful school year will be strong communication between teachers/staff and parents.

Q. What message would you like to send as the school year begins?

A. I want to stress the importance of students being at school on time every day and having good attendance. The students and their parents should be prepared for a fun and exciting school year filled with learning.

Q. What special projects will occur during the school year?

A. We will be working to expand our parent involvement as a member of the National Network for Partnership Schools. The school will be holding a Family Math Night in October. This will give parents an opportunity to learn ways they can help their child in math.

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