Back to School Dance Party!

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The 3rd-5th grade Back to School Dance Party is Thursday, September 22nd from 3:30pm-4:30pm.  You should have already received a permission slip from your classroom teacher.  Please consider donating a snack or volunteering a bit of time (someone needs to teach them the electric slide!).  These dance parties raise important funds for school field trips …

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Spanish Integration!

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Bienvenidos! Welcome to our second year of Spanish integration at Claxton! Keep your eyes peeled for a flyer explaining all about our Spanish integration program (and a special gift!). In addition the greeting Bienvenidos! Hola!  (Welcome! Hello!) this week we will be familiarizing students with the days of the week: Hoy es: (Today is:) martes …

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The 5th grade is hosting the first Teacher Appreciation Lunch, have you signed up?

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The first Claxton staff appreciation lunch for the year will be Friday, September 16th.  This Sandwich Lunch Meal is hosted by our seasoned 5th Grade Families – please click on the link below to sign up to help out.  Someone will be collecting all items in the AM drop off line from 7:15-8:00am – it …

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Ice Cream Social has been re-scheduled!

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Did you get caught in that terrific rainstorm last Thursday?!  We were sad to have to postpone the Ice Cream Social, but no worries, The Hop will be at the Claxton playground during the Open House on Tuesday, September 20 from 5-7pm! Join us to make new friends, re-connect with old and celebrate the new …

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Clx Library Open Tuesdays this Summer

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Free Weekday Lunches for Kids this Summer

Each year, Asheville City and Buncombe County Schools participate in an excellent federal program called No Kid Hungry. The YMCA Food Bus will be coming to the Hillcrest, Pisgah View and Lee Walker Heights communities to offer all children age 18 and under a nutritious and delicious lunch.  These are open sites in our city and no paperwork …

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Que tengas un buen verano! Last weekly Spanish phrase

It’s here!!! Que tengas un buen verano! (Have a good summer!) Click to pronounce summer. Click to pronounce  have a good day. It’s hard to believe a whole school year has gone by, and our first full semester of Spanish integration at Claxton. Many thanks to the teachers and students who have helped us all learn. Let’s …

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Yearbooks and Bricks: Parent Update 5/27

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Thurs., June 2nd: Thursday folders – Wertheim (2nd) Fri., June 3rd:  Field Day at Memorial Stadium – signup to help here Mon., June 6th: Claxton Variety Show 9:00 am Tues., June 7th: Kindergarten Graduation w/ reception to follow 8:30 AM & Awards Day 1:30 PM Wed., June 8th: 5th Grade Graduation at 9:00 …

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Counting to 10 in Spanish

We’ve done it! We can count to ten in Spanish! This week’s Spanish phrase-of-the-week is uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco, seis, siete, ocho, nueve, diez one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten It may look long, but it’s fun and easy to practice. Next time your Claxton student counts something, challenge her …

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Nueve, diez – Spanish Phrase of the Week

We’re almost finished with the school year, and now we’re finished counting to ten in Spanish! This week’s Spanish phrase-of-the-week is: nueve, diez (nine, ten)  For pronunciation, click on nueve and diez.  Time for some bailando (dancing)! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUsoVlDFqZg&list=PLw-VjHDlEOgvT-sOErqlUvlTVldqB1jpF&index=4   

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2nd Graders Rock!

Claxton second graders rock the Orange Peel annually at the Dr. Bob’s Soundschoo show, but this year they also landed a record deal! http://claxtonaplus.blogspot.com/2016/05/second-graders-in-special-recording.html

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First Lego League Application for Rising 4th & 5th Graders

Calling all rising 4th and 5th graders! First Lego League applications went home on Tuesday. If you are interested in being on Claxton’s FLL team, submit your application by Friday, May 20th. More info? http://www.firstlegoleague.org Questions? Contact Julie Porter-Shirley at jcportershirley@gmail.com

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