CLX Buzz: 5/16/19

The Claxton Elementary Community Newsletter

What's the Buzz?

  • Coming Soon at Claxton...
  • Bee Day is Tomorrow, Fri May 17!
  • Volunteer Greeters for Kindergarten Registration--Tues, May 21
  • Girls on the Run
  • Claxton Showcase & Step Up Night
  • CLX on Social Media
  • Quick Links
  • Thanks to Our Sponsors!

Coming Soon at Claxton...

Thursday Folders--Check your Claxton backpacks!

Fri, May 17 - Claxton Bee Day (Wear black and yellow!)

Fri, May 24 - EOG Science Testing - 5th Grade

Mon, May 27 - NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day Holiday)

Wed, May 29 - EOG Reading Testing - 3rd, 4th, 5th Grades

Thurs, May 30 - EOG Math Testing - 3rd, 4th, 5th Grades

Mon, Jun 3 - Field Day (**volunteers needed--info and sign-up coming soon!)

Tues, Jun 4 - Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast, 8:15-9:15am (see flyer/RSVP below)

Wed, Jun 5 - Awards Day (1st-4th Grades); Showcase & Step Up Night, 5:30-7:30pm (see flyer below)

Thurs, Jun 6 - Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony, 12pm

Fri, Jun 7 - 5th Grade Graduation, 9am; Last Day of School (Early Dismissal, 12pm)


Claxton Elementary Online Calendar

Claxton Printable Calendar of Special Events

Asheville City Schools Calendars (including 2019-2020 School Calendar)

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Volunteer Greeters for Kindergarten Registration - Tues, May 21

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0B4AAAA922ABF58-2019


If you came to CLX kindergarten registration, you might remember families offering a warm welcome along with help answering questions about Claxton. Now it's our turn to roll out the red carpet for kindergarteners in the Class of 2032! We'd love to have your help to host Kindergarten Registration on Tues, May 21. If you're able to volunteer on this date, check out the link above for more info and to sign up. No specific experience whatsoever is needed. We'll have info to share and staff will be available as well. Just bring your smile and Claxton love!

Girls on the Run Season Finishing Strong This Sunday!

Our Girls on the Run team members have been working hard this season. Thanks to all who supported our incredible group in their donation drive for the Asheville Humane Society this week! Their season concludes this Sunday as they participate in a 5K event at Asheville Outlets. Come out and cheer them on and wear your Claxton t-shirts! Details are HERE.


The group had a practice 5K last week in the neighborhood surrounding Claxton. Our amazing 18 girls along with coaches and several parents completed the practice 5K. Coach Morgan found a great route without too many hills and she went out early to mark the route with helpful chalk arrows. Coach Jami’s family and other Claxton families along the route cheered the group with signs and water at the halfway point. One girl described the experience by saying, “I feel terrible but I’m also kind of happy too.” We are so proud of the girls and thankful to the parents who helped make the practice 5K such a fun event!! Have fun on Sunday!

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CLX on Social Media

Follow Claxton Elementary on Facebook and the Claxton Parent Team's page for more updates, photos, and fun! Look on Twitter to follow Claxton Elementary as well as many of our teachers and staff!
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