Tuesday, April 15, 2014

3 minigrants awarded by PTO

The PTO is pleased to award the following three grants for our spring season

minigrant amount of $200.00 to Brooks Butler to bring West African Drumming to Claxton. It's so nice that Brooks decided to bring this to the school again this year. This will be the third year!

minigrant amount of $106.13 for the 3rd grade math enrichment on behalf of Mr. Pruett and Holly Gregg!

 minigrant amount of $200.00 to Jamie Allbach for the Occupy Summer e-reading initiative!

Please join us in congratulating these educators!

Friday, April 11, 2014

Claxton wishes to thank our Carnival sponsors!!

Blue Ridge Pediatric Dentistry
218 Elkwood Avenue
Asheville, NC 28804
Phone: 828.575.2345
Blue Ridge Pediatric Dentistry is committed to providing our patients with dental care in a fun and comfortable setting. To us, going to the dentist is about more than having teeth cleaned or cavities filled. Dr. Knechtel’s experience in dentistry is coupled with genuine concern for his patients. We believe that a partnership between our office and our parents will encourage our patients to maintain an overall healthy and happy smile.

372 Merrimon Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828. 575.9444
We are a neighborhood market specializing in straight-ahead good food made with high quality ingredients.  Our breads and pastries are made fresh, in-house everyday; our market area is stocked with chef-selected ingredients, cheeses, wine and craft beer; we have a beautiful classroom where we teach cooking classes  and host private events; and we have a delicious bounty of prepared foods ready to be heated up and served for dinner. 

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Carnival Needs Your Help!

The PTO is looking for carnival volunteers.  

Please help out if you can.  

Google Docs sign up sheet link below.

Art Garden needs your help!

Get artsy with the Art Garden!

We are in need of adult volunteers to help with Art Garden projects: 
  • sealing the kindergarteners' paving stones
  • affixing third graders' ceramic tiles to plywood boards
  • grouting display of third graders' ceramic tiles
Contact Melissa Cole Essig at mcoleessig@gmail.com if you are interested.

And mark your calendar for Saturday, May 10, when we will be completing the installation.

Be a permanent part of the Art Garden by buying an engraved brick for your kids, a family member, friend, pet, favorite teacher, or your business.  http://www.brickmarkers.com/donors/claxton.html

Monday, March 31, 2014

PTO Meeting: Tuesday April 1st: All Claxton family welcome!

Please join us at our
Claxton General Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) meeting on
Tuesday, April 1st at 6:00 pm
in the Claxton Media Center (1st floor). 

Why come to a PTO meeting?

« PTO meetings are a great opportunity to meet other Claxton parents. 
« You can be the first to hear about important news and  upcoming events at school.
« You can learn how your child and Claxton benefit from the work of the PTO.
« You can learn how to volunteer your time, on campus or off, to positively impact the learning experience of all students at Claxton Elementary School. 
« PTO meetings bring together the home and the school so that parents and teachers may cooperate in the education of our children.

Celebrate Week of the Young child!