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Middle School Merit Scholarships

For New Students Entering Grades 6-8
Clairbourn seeks outstanding middle school students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their elementary years and outstanding citizenship and service to their community. To that end, Clairbourn is offering a limited number of merit scholarships to new students that meet the following criteria...

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Middle School Merit Scholarships
Posted on: 7/9/2018 4:38 PMComments (0)

Why Choose a Private Middle School Education

The Clairbourn Community is the Perfect Parenting Partner
When students approach their middle school years, parents often start looking for parenting partners to help them safely and successfully launch their children into young-adulthood.  They want...

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Why Choose a Private Middle School Education
Posted on: 7/9/2018 11:55 AMComments (0)

The Middle School Shakespeare Play!

A Western Take on Taming of the Shrew
In March, Clairbourn families were treated to an unforgettable production of The Taming of the Shrew performed by C.A.S.T. (Clairbourn After-School Thespians) in an Old Globe Theater setting created inside the school gymnasium...

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The Middle School Shakespeare Play!
Posted on: 3/6/2018 4:08 PMComments (0)

New Head of School Announcement

A Message From the Clairbourn Board of Trustees
After an extensive nationwide Head of School search, the Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Amy Patzlaff to become our next Head of School, effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Patzlaff was chosen from a national pool of impressive candidates after...

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New Head of School Announcement
Posted on: 2/9/2018 1:30 PMComments (0)

Door of Hope Pocket Change Drive

Second Grade Service Learning Project for 2018
Second-graders have been busy this week with their service learning project to support the Door of Hope homeless shelter.  Each morning, they have... 
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Door of Hope Pocket Change Drive
Posted on: 2/6/2018 2:56 PMComments (0)

Clairbourn Math Students Bring Home Awards!

Bosco Tech Math Competition 2018
After competing against over 30 schools on February 3rd, Clairbourn 6th-graders won 1st Place in the Bosco Tech Math Competition (small school division), and our 7th/8th-graders won 2nd Place (matching the scores of the 1st Place winners...

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Clairbourn Math Students Bring Home Awards!
Posted on: 2/5/2018 4:52 PMComments (0)

S.T.E.M. Activity Drop N' Build Challenge

Students Build Hover Crafts On Grandparents Visiting Day
Students in grades 1st through 8th were challenged to design and construct an aerodynamic hover craft which could hover inside a wind tube without falling out the top or bottom.

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S.T.E.M. Activity Drop N' Build Challenge
Posted on: 1/31/2018 3:48 PMComments (0)

Clairbourn Teachers Win Rotary Grants

Educational Enhancements For Classrooms
Congratulations to Clairbourn teacher Cara Barker, Math Teachers Joanna Kibbe and Rebecca Berge, and Kindergarten Teachers Annie Conner and Kris Shoemake!
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Clairbourn Teachers Win Rotary Grants
Posted on: 1/31/2018 3:47 PMComments (0)

Engineering Design Challenge

Students Build Flying Crafts After Learning Aeronautic Principles
Students in grades 1st-8th were presented with a design challenge in which they were asked to build a craft, using only the provided materials, which would fit on a pneumatic launcher, take flight, and then land in the "flight zone." Crafts would then be awarded points for both distance and weight in a combined total.
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Engineering Design Challenge
Posted on: 1/11/2018 1:32 PMComments (0)

Josh Drean Speaks on the Power of Purpose

Majovski Motivational Assembly Speaker for 2018
Motivational speaker and Harvard student Josh Drean shares lessons learned from being a college mascot as well as a beatboxer on the streets of Boston. His message, delivered at a recent all-school assembly, inspires students to discover their purpose or calling, and use the mascot code to always represent the positive in school and in life.
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Josh Drean Speaks on the Power of Purpose
Posted on: 1/9/2018 5:23 PMComments (0)

Middle-Schoolers Travel to Australia

Adventures Down Under
For over a decade now, Clairbourn has enjoyed a student exchange program with our "sister" school Huntingtower in Melbourne, Australia. The exchange with Huntingtower is set up so each school alternates as the traveling group or the host. This year, a group of 7th and 8th grade Clairbourn students were...
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Middle-Schoolers Travel to Australia
Posted on: 11/2/2017 2:37 PMComments (0)

New Clairbourn Board Member Lucy Huang

Alum, Former Clairbourn Parent, and Trustee At Large
The Clairbourn Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of alum and former Clairbourn parent Lucy Huang to the Board. Lucy Huang earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Finance and her Master's degree in Early Childhood Education both at University of Southern California. Lucy is co-founder of Charter Enterprise... 

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New Clairbourn Board Member Lucy Huang
Posted on: 4/14/2017 3:59 PMComments (0)

Preschool- Kindergarden S.T.E.M. Regatta 2017

Students Engineer Boats with Sails Using the Engineering Process
All three of the youngest grades at Clairbourn were involved in an extensive S.T.E.M. activity on the topic of boats for the last month. Students learned...

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Preschool- Kindergarden S.T.E.M. Regatta 2017
Posted on: 11/2/2017 1:09 PMComments (0)

New Clairbourn Board Member Jane Marks

Current Parent and Trustee At Large
The Clairbourn Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of current Clairbourn parent Jane Marks to the Board. As the ultimate private school customer (having experienced a total of 19 consecutive school years since 1998 for all three of her children)...

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New Clairbourn Board Member Jane Marks
Posted on: 4/14/2017 2:54 PMComments (0)

Coach Paciorek Batting Cage Is Now Open!

April 3, 2017 Ribbon Cutting Event
Retiring Clairbourn Coach John Paciorek was honored in early April at a ribbon-cutting  ceremony for the new state-of-the-art batting cage built on campus in his honor. Paciorek will be retiring after 41 years  from Clairbourn School at the end of the 2016-2017 school year...
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Coach Paciorek Batting Cage Is Now Open!
Posted on: 4/14/2017 11:58 AMComments (0)

Sherry Fan Wins Honorable Mention

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
"Hello, I'm Sherry Fan, the artist of 'Sun' and I have been passionate about art ever since I was three years old. I chose to compete because I wanted a new challenge since I normally just draw recreationally and I wanted people other than my friends and family to see my work. I'm very proud...
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Sherry Fan Wins Honorable Mention
Posted on: 3/16/2017 2:09 PMComments (0)

Clairbourn's Summer Advantage

Sign Up Today! June 19 - July 14
Clairbourn's Summer Advantage Program offers outstanding opportunities for adventure and enrichment both inside and outside the classroom. Preschool through sixth grade students have ample opportunity...
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Clairbourn's Summer Advantage
Posted on: 1/31/2017 3:06 PMComments (0)

James Raney Speaks to Clairbourn Parents

Author of the Jim Morgan Book Series
Adventure-series writer James Raney didn't have plans to become a writer. He grew up in an army family, moved around a lot, and relied on books for his entertainment while trying to make new friends after each move. His mom bought him books... 
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James Raney Speaks to Clairbourn Parents
Posted on: 10/20/2016 1:11 PMComments (0)

1st Grade Aragonite Crystal Discovery

Dolomite and Vinegar Create a "Popcorn Rock"
First grade student Isaac C. returned from a family vacation to Death Valley with a "popcorn rock" to share with his classmates. Read the full post to see what happened when his class put the rock into a bowl of vinegar for five weeks.
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1st Grade Aragonite Crystal Discovery
Posted on: 4/19/2016 12:37 PMComments (0)

San Marino Rotary Awards For Clairbourn Teachers

Providing Next Generation Science Kits
San Marino Rotary Charities provided two $500 William G. Steele Mini-Grant Awards for Clairbourn teachers Kimberlee Maltbie and Jorie Pletcher in third and second grades respectively... 
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San Marino Rotary Awards For Clairbourn Teachers
Posted on: 11/2/2015 11:50 AMComments (0)
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