CLX Buzz: 3/9/19
The Claxton Elementary Community Newsletter
What's the Buzz?
- Coming Soon at Claxton
- School Calendar Announced for 2019-2020
- CLX Student Variety Show - Performance Auditions, Art Exhibit, Backstage Help
- T-Shirt Campaign to Support CLX Social Justice League
- Planning to Chaperone 4th or 5th Grade Overnight Field Trips or Proctor End-of-Grade Tests?
- TICKETS and CHILDCARE Now Available for Claxton "A Night at the Museum" Evening
- Volunteers NEEDED for "A Night at the Museum" Evening
- Claxton Variety Show
- Claxton Career Fair -- Share Your Job with Claxton's Students
- Skill or Service to Share? Seeking Donations for Claxton's Auction
- Yearbooks on Sale Now!
- Claxton Social Justice League Workshops
- Thanks to K/1 Families for Staff Appreciation Lunch
- CLX on Social Media
- Quick Links
- Thanks to Our Sponsors!
Coming Soon at Claxton....
Thursday Folders--Check your Claxton backpacks!
Thurs, Mar 14 - CANCELLED (Math Carnival & Chicken Dinner)
Fri, Mar 15 - Variety Show Auditions
Tues, Mar 19 - Spring Individual & Classroom Group Pictures
Wed, Mar 27 - Early Dismissal @ 12pm
Fri, Mar 29 - Claxton PTO "A Night at the Museum" Evening & Auction
Sat, Mar 30 - Spring CLX Grounds & Gardens Workday, 9am-1pm
Fri, Apr 12 - Claxton Variety Show
Sat, Apr 27 - 2nd Spring CLX Grounds & Garden Workday, 9am-1pm
Variety Show - Looking for On-Stage Artists, Artwork, and Backstage Help
T-Shirt Campaign to Support Claxton Social Justice League
The CLX Social Justice League (SJL) has relaunched the #clxsocialjustice t-shirt fundraiser! This fundraiser helps provide resources to the SJL team including making their Family + Community Workshops happen.
Available in two different t-shirt styles, a long sleeve and a youth shirt, get yours here: https://goo.gl/ho8nk3
Planning to Chaperone Overnight Field Trips or Serve as an EOG Proctor? ADDITIONAL EVENING TRAINING ADDED!
The next training sessions, which usually happen about once a month, are on the following dates at the Asheville City Schools' Central Office at 85 Mountain Street. Please check the linked schedule above for exact room location at ACS Central Office.
Tues, Mar 12 at 5:30pm (new evening training)
Wed, Apr 10 at 12:00 pm
Tickets and CHILDCARE Now Available for Claxton's "A Night at the Museum" Auction!
The entire Claxton community – parents, guardians, grandparents, friends, teachers, and staff – is invited to celebrate and support Claxton at our upcoming "A Night at the Museum" Auction! Please purchase your tickets now for the most fun party of the year. This year's event will be at the Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS) on March 29th from 7-10:30pm. Click HERE to find more information and purchase tickets Also, check out our Facebook event page HERE to catch a glimpse of some of the awesome items up for bidding and stay posted about updates!
All Claxton families are welcome!---Please don’t let the ticket price prevent you from attending. For financial assistance please contact Mr. Ackerman at firstname.lastname@example.org / (828) 350-6503.
Childcare for children ages 12 months to 12 years old will be available (with reservation in advance) at the downtown YMCA from 5:45 - 9:30pm. The cost of this Parent’s Night Out program is $15 for Y members and $26 for non-members. Please register your kids at the downtown YMCA as soon as possible, as spots will fill up fast. You can call the downtown Y at (828) 210-9622 or stop by to register. The Y is giving Claxton parents an early sign up period before opening it up to the larger Asheville community.
Volunteers Needed for "A Night at the Museum"!
Volunteer To Share at Claxton's Career Exploration Fair
Do You Have a Skill or Service You'd Like to Share?!? Seeking Auction Donations
There is still time to donate to the 2019 Claxton “Night at the Museum”! The Claxton “Night at the Museum” event is on March 29! If you were wanting to donate something, but you just didn’t know what, here are some ideas:
Do you like to pet-sit, dog walk, garden, or babysit? You can offer 5 hours of your time doing these things!
Do you know how to play music, knit, make pottery, or draw? You can donate lessons!
Are you skilled at house projects, decorating, or organization? You can offer some of your time to do these things for someone else!
Do you like to bake? You can donate a dessert item for the event!
For inquiries or donations, please contact Lisa Manning at ManningLA@yahoo.com by March 22nd and include the following information: Name, Phone Number, Name/Description of Donation Item or Experience, and Cash Value (if applicable). Thank you!!
Yearbooks on Sale Now!
$20 each - orders due by April 1st, 2019
All 5th Graders get a free yearbook (no need to order).
All other students: Order online at www.schoolannual.com or return order form and payment to your teacher (extra forms available in the office). Make checks payable to Claxton PTO.
Claxton yearbooks are printed in full color and feature all student portraits and many candid photos. Yearbooks will be distributed near the end of the school year. Order yours now – supplies are limited!
5th Grade Families - Buy an ad to celebrate your student in the Yearbook! Ads due March 15th.
Contact Jessica Hunter at email@example.com for details.