Mix and Mingle with Parent U!

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In appreciation for our partners, families, and community, Parent U will be hosting its first Holiday Mixer! Please join us on December 15th at The Montford School from 6-8pm for some holiday fun! There will be food, games, and music. This is RSVP only to ensure we have enough food. We are excited to see …

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Spanish Phrase of the Week

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Los colores de la semana son naranja (“nah-RAHN-hah”) y morado (“moh-RAH-doh”). The colors of the week are orange and purple. Recall that in Spanish, not only verbs have plurals (as in English): El color es / Los colores son The color is / The colors are but so do articles (like the word “the”): El …

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December Staff Appreciation Lunch

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Season Greetings Claxton 3rd Grade Families! the 3rd Grade Families will provide the third Staff Appreciation Lunch on Friday, December 16th.  This is the Holiday Lunch. All 3rd Grade Families can efficiently sign up via a Google Sheets to help out.  If you are having difficulties using the Google Sheets, please email Michelle Gray with …

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PTO Holiday Shoppe Needs Volunteers!

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Get into the spirit of the season and help out with the PTO 1-2-3 Holiday Shoppe!  Held December 13-15 in the Media Center.  We need volunteers to help students with gift selection and checkout.  This is not a huge time commitment, and it’s fun to interact with the students while they shop for the holidays. …

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Winter Dance Party!

The 3rd-5th grade Winter Dance Party has been scheduled for Monday, December 19th, 3:30pm-4:30pm!  Look for permission slips from your student’s 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 and are great fun. Click …

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Spanish Phrase of the Week

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El color de la semana es morado (“moh-RAH-doh”). The color of the week is purple. Now that we’ve learned so many colors, here’s a great four-minute video to practice and remember them: Or you can sing along to “El Baile de los Colores” (“The Dance of Colors”)

Spanish Phrase of the Week

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Los colores de la semana son amarillo y verde. (“Lohs co-LOHR-ays day la say-MAH-na sohn ah-mah-REE-yoh ee VAYR-day.”) The colors of the week are yellow and green. We’re continuing to rock our plurals with another week of color review. Remember, Spanish not only has singular and plural verb forms like English: el color es amarillo/los …

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Claxton Second Graders Featured on WLOS

Claxton Second Graders were featured on WLOS’ Never Stop Learning! Their efforts to collect supplies for schools affected by the flooding in Lumberton are certainly newsworthy!  Students are also using this opportunity to learn about weather, radar maps, hurricaines and flooding. Click here to view WLOS’ feature on these super kids!  

Spanish Phrase of the Week

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Los colores de la semana son rojo y azul. (“Lohs co-LOHR-rays day la say-MAH-nah sohn ROH-hoh ee ah-SOOL” The colors of the week are red and blue. Not only does this week bring the opportunity to review some of the colors we’ve already learned, but it helps us start thinking and speaking in plurals. In …

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“Thanks for Reading” Celebration during our Thanksgiving Lunch!

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We are excited to combine Curriculum Day with our Thanksgiving Lunch on Friday, Nov. 18th. A Save the Date flyer and lunch RSVP went out last week and be on the lookout in this Thursday’s folder for more information about the Thanksgiving Lunch next week on Friday, November 18.  Many exciting happenings during this lunch! …

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National Wildlife Federation Certifies New Wildlife Habitat at Claxton Elementary!

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The National Wildlife Federation, America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, is pleased to recognize that Claxton Elementary has successfully created a Certified Wildlife Habitat through its Garden for Wildlife program.  NWF celebrates the efforts of Claxton Elementary to create a garden space that improves habitat for birds, butterflies, frogs and other wildlife by providing …

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Our Fall 2016 Book Fair is around the corner!

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Arrgh you ready for the Fall 2016 Book Fair? Take the leap this fall with our featured theme: Bookaneer Book Fair:Where books are the treasure!   Take off on a daring journey into open books!   No matter the age, come seeking adventure at the Bookaneer Book Fair. Ye will surely find it here! Click here to …

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