What does the PTO fund?


Our dedicated parents contribute countless volunteer hours and raise tens of thousands of dollars each year for our school. The PTO, or parent group, includes all families of Claxton students. Some of the services the PTO provides include the following:

For Students – After-School Arts classes; playground redesign; gardening education; scholarships, holiday shopping, food and books for students in need; family nights at community centers; community service; dances

For Teachers – Money for classroom supplies and books, mini grants, staff appreciation meals and gifts, room reps, volunteers in classrooms & more

For Families –  Social events & potlucks, school tours, student directory, 
yearbooks, Bear Pack (male volunteers), holiday lunches, concerts, fundraisers

For the Arts Magnet Theme – Cultural assemblies, visiting artists, art garden, After-School Arts, grant requests for murals, etc.