PTO Spring Fundraiser

Cloverleaf Middle School Spring Fundraiser

Sale Dates 2/21/2020 – 3/9/2020

Start of Sale – Friday, February 21-Tomorrow we will be distributing the fundraiser catalogs. Our goal this year is to have everyone participate, and to make this our best fundraiser ever. Please help support the fundraiser by asking family and friends to purchase items from the catalogs. Remember, our school will earn a profit from each item that you sell. We can then use that money to provide many fun activities throughout the school year. Plus, you have a chance to win some awesome prizes!
Don’t forget to write your name and teacher’s name on the order form and remember that we do not want you going door-to-door selling. Our sale will run from February 21st until Monday, March 9th. Payment must be received by March 9., with your order forms or you may pay online with a credit card!
Good Luck Everyone!

Meet CMS Staff: Miss McGreer and Mrs. Manix

Meet Megan McGreer, she is a sixth grade Mathematics teacher.  She has been with Cloverleaf for six years. She graduated from Brunswick High School and continued her education at Notre Dame College.  She comes from a big family, where she is the youngest of six kids. She also has six nieces and five nephews. Megan loves working at Cloverleaf because she has been able to work with some of the most wonderful people, and she is lucky to have such funny and kind students with such diverse interests.  It keeps every day interesting. She chose education because she has always loved working with kids. She was a swimming teacher in high school and college, and she knew she wanted to work with kids in her career.

Meet Kim Manix, she is a Special Education Instructional Coach.  She has worked for Cloverleaf for 25 years and is a Cheerleading Coach, Yearbook Advisor, and Special Ed Department Head.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Education at Bowling Green State University and a Master’s Degree in Education in Administration at the University of Toledo.  She is married to the best ELA teacher at Cloverleaf Middle School (Mr. Manix) and has two children. She used to go on backpacking trips with Mr. Manix. She loves working at Cloverleaf because of the friendly, supportive atmosphere.  The teachers are always striving to take education to the next level. Kim chose education, because she knew she could make a difference in a student’s life.

National School Counseling Week

We wanted to recognize our two middle school counselors during National School Counseling Week and thank them for all that they do! They are the BEST!

Meet Kelli Esakov, she is a School Counselor.  She has been with Cloverleaf for seven years. She attended Kent State University and majored in Marketing & Economics and then received her Master’s in School Counseling from The University of Akron.  She is married with two children and also has two cats. She is also a left-hander. Kelli loves working at Cloverleaf because it is full of amazing students who are kind to each other and our staff is dedicated to not only teaching academics, but life lessons to help students grow during a crucial time in their development.  Kelli chose education, because she realized that her calling was in a helping profession and that’s how she became a school counselor.

Meet Brandy Miracle, she is a Prevention Counselor.  She has worked for Cloverleaf for 12 years and she loves coaching U11 girls travel and U8 rec soccer at Cloverleaf.  She is also part of many Medina County organizations; Juvenile Detention Center Citizens Advisory Council, Share Cluster, FOP, Sister to Sister, and Medina County Crisis Response Team.  She is married with two wonderful children and loves to paint. She loves working at Cloverleaf because the Middle School students have an outstanding group of staff surrounding them and encouraging them to be the best “student & individual” they can be.  Its a building of structure and growth, where students feel safe and cared about. Brandy chose education because she always wanted to help others and make a positive impact on their lives.

CMS Valentines Day Dance- Canceled

Unfortunately, the PTO has had to cancel the February 7 Valentine’s Day Dance due to low ticket sales.

If your child purchased a ticket, they will be refunding their money during lunch today, Thursday February 6.

We are still planning on having our 3 on 3 Basketball tournament on Friday March 13.  Information to follow within the next few weeks.

Meet CMS Staff: Ms. Sokolowski and Mr. Manos

Meet Kelly Sokolowski, she is a Paraprofessional.  She has worked for Cloverleaf for one year. She is a graduate of Cloverleaf and lives in Seville with a daughter at CHS, a daughter at CMS, a son at CES and two small children still at home.  She likes to ride horses. She loves working at Cloverleaf because of the staff that works as a team to influence a great group of kids, at a school that I attended during my youth. Kelly chose education because she wanted to have the chance to make a difference in at least one child’s life and to have the opportunity to be home with her own kids more to watch them grow up.

Meet Joe Manos, he is an Intervention Specialist.  He has been with Cloverleaf for four years. He graduated from Perry High School and continued his education at Kent State and the University of Akron.  He has been married for ten years and has two children. In his spare time he enjoys outdoor activities, especially hunting and fishing. Joe loves working at Cloverleaf because we have a great team of educators to work with.  He chose education because he wanted to have a job that makes a positive difference in peoples’ lives. 

Upcoming Middle School Events

CMS Book Fair will start on Tuesday, February 11th and until Friday, February 14th.  6th grade classes will visit on Tuesday.  7th and 8th graders can visit during IE time, study hall or lunch.  

On March 13th we will be having a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament.  Gather some of your friends to make a team of three to compete in some friendly games of basketball, against other teams of teachers and students.  Have some fun and come up with a school appropriate team name team and t-shirt design.  The cost will include a piece of pizza, chips and water.  $10.00 per player total of $30.00 per team.  More information to come the end of February.