Apr 11, 2017

Carlton Gear Size Charts/Ropa de Carlton Tamanos

Need to check sizes for Carlton Gear orders? Click below. Orders are due tomorrow


Apr 10, 2017

Weekly Reminders

MONDAY: PTO tonight at 6:30 in the library
LUNES: PTO esta noche, 6:30, en la bibliotheca

TUESDAY: Dinner at the 99. Join other families at the 99 between 5 PM and 8 PM and the restaurant will donate 15% of proceeds to the school.
MARTES: Esta Noche! Cena en el 99. Unase a otras familias para una cena en el 99, entre 5 y 8 de la noche; el restaurante donará in 15% de las ventas a la escuela.

FRIDAY: April 14-April 21: NO SCHOOL, April Break. School resumes April 24.
VIERNES: 14 de abril hasta 21 de abril: NO HABRE CLASES, vacaciones de abril. Las clases resumirán el lunes, 24 de abril.

Apr 9, 2017

Art CAN Make a Difference!

Art CAN Make a Difference took place last week at the Peabody Essex. The museum invited Salem Public Schools in for an art show of student-created work — theme NATURE! — and to gather cans to donate to local food security programs. 

Visit the photo gallery to see the artwork created by Carlton students.

Apr 8, 2017


Join Carlton at the 99 on Tuesday night, April 11, 5-8. The restaurant will donate 15% of proceeds to us! 

Acompañe a la Carlton el martes 11 de abril en el 99, 5-8 p.m. El restaurante donará 15% de todas las ventas a la escuela! 


Apr 7, 2017

PTO: Monday, April 10

Monday, April 10 is our next PTO at 6:30. Come join and find out what's up next at Carlton!
Lunes, 10 de abril sera nuestra próxima reunión del PTO a las 6:30.  Venga y acompañenos y enterese de lo que pasa en la Carlton!

Apr 6, 2017

Salsa for the Schools!

Carlton's E1 and E2 students will be performing at this year's Salsa for the Schools fundraiser! Carlton performers should show up by 7 wearing comfortable, bright and colorful clothing (Carlton t-shirt if you have it) and comfortable shoes.

Tickets are $5 or a family of four for $10. Carlton students who are performing get in free, and may bring one adult in for free, as well.

The event benefits the Salem Education Foundation, which sponsored this year's African Dance Program at Carlton. 


Read Family Science Night/La Noche de Ciencias Read

Read Family Science Night Thursday, April 6, 5:30-7:30, Bowditch School, FREE Admission! Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Engage your child in the wonders of the natural world. Help your child to envision a career in science, engineering, or technology.


La Noche de Ciencias Read El Jueves, 6 de Abril, 5:30-7:30, La Escuela Bowditch, Gratis! Los ninos deben estar acompanados por un adulto.

Participe con su hijo/a con las maravillas del mundo natural. Ayude a su hijo/a imaginen una carrera en las ciencias, ingeniero, o tecnologia.

Carlton Gear/Ropa de la Carlton

It's time to order your Carlton Gear! Order.

Es hora de ordenar su ropa de la Carlton! Ordenar.

Apr 5, 2017

April Students of the Month

Congratulations to our three Students of the Month: Koa (Community), Jake (Effort), & Elizabeth (Curiosity).

Learn more about why each student received the award in THIS VIDEO.

Apr 4, 2017

Tonight: Art CAN Make A Difference

Half Day Tomorrow!

Don't forget - tomorrow (Wednesday, April 5) is a half day! All students will be released at noon. 

Apr 3, 2017

Meditation, it's not what you think

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Check out this video from the Salem News. The school partnered with the Salem YMCA last Wednesday to teach the kids a little about mediating. 


En Español


What's for lunch?

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A few menu changes for this week...

Tuesday - Nachos or chef's salad with whole wheat pita
Wednesday - pancakes with sausage and eggs or turkey sandwich on whole wheat pita
Thursday - pulled pork or chicken Cesar wrap
Friday - pizza or tuna salad sandwich

Unos cuantos cambios en el menu esta semana…

Martes - nachos o ensalada chef con pita de trigo

Miércoles - panqueques con salchichas y huevos o torta de pavo en pita de trigo

Jueves - pernil mechado o pollo cesar envuelto en tortilla

Viernes - pizza o torta de ensalada de tuna.

Mar 27, 2017

Carlton School, Carlton School, how does your garden grow?

With lots of love and devotion from volunteers. 

Check out the first sprouts of zinnias, cucumbers, tomatoes, spinach and lettuce. A welcome sight at the end of winter.


Danceathon 2017

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Carlton held it's second Danceathon last Friday and the kids (and staff) had a blast. Enjoy some of the photos from the morning.


African Dance Performances

Through the Salem Education Foundation's Salsa for the Schools enrichment program, our E1 and E2 students have been receiving instruction in the art of African Dance. Please find below flyers with information on the upcoming performances on April 5 as well as a permission slip for your E1/E2 student to attend The SEF’s Salsa For the Schools fundraising event on Friday, April 7, from 6:30-9:30pm in Ames Hall at the Salem YMCA.


Walking Wednesdays are Back!

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Walking Wednesdays are back and will continue to be weather dependent.

This Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Join Salem's Safe Routes to School coordinator and Carlton Parent, Melissa Wilson, on Wednesdays to walk from Salem Common to the Carlton School. The group meets by the Salem Common playground at 7:35 AM.  

If the walk is cancelled for any reason, there will be a Facebook post as soon as the decision is made. Not on Facebook? No problem, our page is public and you can find us by searching for Carlton School and looking for the school logo.  

Learn more about Safe Routes to Schools here: https://www.massdot.state.ma.us/saferoutestoschool/Home.aspx

Mar 24, 2017

Coffee and Conversation

Please join Principal Jellison on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 7:30 AM-8:30 AM for coffee. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and talk with Mrs. Jellison  regarding any questions or concerns.  We hope to see many of you there.

Mar 21, 2017


School Dance Clipart Dance A Thon Thursday

Come and cheer on your Carlton students at Carlton's annual Dance-a-thon this Friday.  Students will have a dance party for up to 45 minutes (about 15 songs). Students not wanting to dance can particicipate by walking around the track that will be set up around the perimeter of the gym.

E1/E2 students will dance from 9-9:45

P1/P2 students will dance from 10-10:45

Need a pledge sheet? Feel free to print one of the ones below.  

This is one of the PTO's most successful fundraisers. The money goes to pay for field trips and upcoming family events such as Earth Fest and the end of the year picnic.