Book Fair – volunteers needed!

The Spring Book Fair is coming, and we will also need many volunteers to help with that – please take a look at this signup sheet to see if you can pitch in –

The dates are as follows: 5/21 (Set up, teacher preview, and then The Celebration on Learning Potluck in the evening), 5/22, 5/25 (only till noon), 5/26, and 5/27. The hours will be 7:45 AM to 3 pm (except Memorial Day, our half day of school).

Field Day – Sign up to Help!

Coach Swain and the kids are gearing up for Field Day! He needs parents to man each station/game during this exciting event – please see the link below for info on each station and sign up if you can help! It will be May 11th (3rd-5th grades) and May 12th (K-2nd grades) at Memorial Stadium. See the signup sheet for times:

Staff Appreciation Week – Show some love to our teachers!

Teacher Appreciation week is May 4th – May 8th.  We’ve come up with a few ideas to show our teachers how much we appreciate them.  Please also consider any assistant, specialist or someone else who you would like to thank. Feel free to follow the suggestions below or come up with your own way to show your appreciation.

See all the details here for suggestions of what to bring to school next week for Staff Appreciation Week!

Monday – gifts cards (deliver to teacher)
Tuesday – (breakfast being provided)
Wednesday – hand-made cards, baked goods (cards to teachers, goodies to teacher’s lounge)
Thursday – school supplies (deliver to teacher) – see requested supplies here
Friday – chocolate or flowers from your yard (send with your child)

Vote Claxton best school in WNC

You Can Vote for Claxton in the Mountain Xpress “Best of WNC”

– Simply go to and register with your email.

– Once you begin voting, there is a pull down section for “kids”

– In that section is a category titled “school (Pre-college)”

– Simply write in “Claxton Elementary” and don’t forget to “save”