CLX Buzz: 12/13/18
The Claxton Elementary Community Newsletter
What's the Buzz?
- Coming Soon at Claxton
- CLX Family Holiday Lunch Rescheduled
- 2nd & 3rd Grade Families--Donations Still Needed for Dec 19 Staff Appreciation Lunch
- Maker Drive Extended!
- Call for Proposals for Spring After School Arts (ASA) Classes
- Go Local 2019 Cards for Sale--A Great Holiday Gift Idea!
- Girls on the Run Volunteer Opportunity for Spring 2019
- Boys' Claxton Flyers Team Off and Running! Adult Volunteers Welcome
- Holiday Shop Cancelled
- Volunteer Background Checks and Training Needed
- CLX on Social Media
- Quick Links
- Thanks to Our Sponsors!
Coming Soon at Claxton....
Thursday Folders--Check your Claxton backpacks! - Dec 13
Mon, Dec 17, 6pm - ACS Board Meeting (rescheduled) at ACS Main Office, 85 Mountain St.
Tues, Dec 18 - Claxton Family Holiday Lunch (rescheduled from Dec 12--see below for details)
Wed, Dec 19, 12pm - Early Dismissal and Staff Appreciation Lunch
Thurs, Dec 20 - Wed, Jan 2 - Winter Break/NO SCHOOL
Thurs, Jan 3 - First Day Back to School in 2019
Tues, Jan 8, 6-7pm - PTO Meeting, Claxton Media Center
Sun, Jan 13, 5:30-7:30pm - Spirit Night at Salvage Station
Fri, Jan 18 - MLK Day of Service for 5th Grade
Mon, Jan 21 - District Holiday/NO SCHOOL
Tues, Jan 22 - NO SCHOOL
Tues, 1/29; Wed, 1/30; Thurs, 1/31 - Open House for ACS Elementary Magnet Schools
Thurs, Jan 31, 3-4pm - Winter Dance (3rd-5th Grade) (rescheduled from December)
2nd & 3rd Grade Family Donations and Help Requested for Dec 19 Staff Appreciation Lunch
It's the 2nd and 3rd grades' turn to share thanks with this year's third Staff Appreciation Lunch, our Holiday Lunch, on Wed, Dec 19. WE NEED YOUR HELP! 2nd and 3rd Grade families can efficiently sign up via a Google Sheets to help out.
If you have difficulty with the sign-up sheet, please email Michelle Gray with the item(s) you would like to bring and she will record it for you. To make it even easier we will be collecting all items in the morning drop off line from 7:15-8:00 AM on the 19th. If you
would rather drop off your item inside, please have it warm (if applicable) and delivered by
10:30 AM in the Teacher Conference Room on the first floor.
Please contact our PTO Staff Appreciation Co-Chairs, Michelle Gray and Sherry Martin, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, if you have any questions and most importantly, THANK YOU for making our Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch a successful one!
Maker Drive Extended!
Call for Proposals for After School Arts (ASA) Spring Classes
Please see https://tinyurl.com/y8ouoty7 for the Call for Proposals for our Spring 2019 After School Arts (ASA) Program. Please share this information widely with anyone whom you think might be a good fit for our program.
Class catalogs and registration will be available in mid-January, and spring classes will begin the week of Feb 4.
Please contact Miriam Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to discuss any ideas about the program.
Go Local Cards
Girls on the Run Spring 2019 & Volunteer Coach Opportunity
We are looking for parents and community members who are interested in serving as volunteer coaches for a 3rd-5th grade Girls on the Run (GOTR) program at Claxton in Spring 2019! You don't need to be a runner to be a coach! If you'd like to learn more, visit https://www.gotrwnc.org/coach for a short video which is followed by written info about GOTR coaching. Contact Claxton's Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com if you're interested in being a part of Claxton's coaching team!
Boys' Claxton Flyers are Off and Running! Interested Adult Volunteers Are Welcome!
Serving as a Volunteer in the Classroom or as a Field Trip Chaperone This Year
Also, if you haven't already done so, you'll need to attend a Level II volunteer training with Asheville City Schools before you can volunteer at Claxton. The training is a one-time requirement (not needed each year) and this year's schedule is set so go ahead and make plans to attend one of these brief (~20 min) trainings. Please see below for the schedule.
All trainings are held at the Central Office of Asheville City Schools at 85 Mountain Street. No registration is required to attend the training.
The full ACS Volunteer Training Schedule for 2018-2019 is linked here. Dates coming soon include--
Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 12:00 PM
Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at 12:00 PM
Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at 5:30 PM
If you have any questions about volunteer requirements for Claxton and Asheville City Schools, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.