Claxton Parent News 3.30

Claxton Elementary's Newsletter for Families

What's Happening

Thursday, March 30: Staff Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the Kindergarten and 1st Grade Families

Thursday, March 30: Early Release, 12 noon

Friday, March 31: Optional Workday, No School

Friday, March 31: Light the Night Silent Auction, 7-11pm

Monday, April 10 - Friday April 14: Spring Break, No School

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Big fun, big event, TOMORROW night!!


Hosted at the historic Asheville Masonic Temple, the Light the Night Auction is an elegant evening of fun, friendship, food and drink - and the opportunity to bid on over 100 highly desirable items featured by local businesses. 100% of auction proceeds benefit Claxton's Arts and Humanities magnet theme by supporting many programs at Claxton such as the Playground Project, LEAF in Schools and Streets, Claxton’s Storytelling Festival, teacher mini grants, field trip scholarships, books and supplies for classrooms and more.

Tickets purchased before March 31st are only $25 - ticket price includes admission and all drinks and eats provided by local restaurants such as Zen Sushi, Mellow Mushroom, WALK, and Cecilia's Kitchen! You still have time to Click here and save $5 on each ticket when you purchase them online!


Here is just a tease of items available to bid on:
Dollywood Passes
Kid’s bicycle from Youngblood Bicycles
UNCA Basketball Season Tickets
Plus many originals by local artists, jewelry, day camps and gift certificates to local shops, restaurants and attractions.

Heaps of thanks and a special shout-out to Claxton’s corporate sponsors: Blue Ridge Pediatric Dentistry, European Wax Center, High Five Coffee, Silver Line Plastic, The Village Group of Oppenheimer & Co, Inc., Best and Best Attorneys at Law, PLLC, Dewey Property Advisors, Longview Builders, Campbell Shatley, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, and Marks Family Dentistry

Science, Sound and Second Graders!

Check out this A+ blog post (with video of the performance!) about the 2nd graders performing at the Orange Peel with Dr. Bob's Sound School!

Leadership Opportunities Available with our PTO Team

It's already time to prep our PTO team for next year - we need you and your stellar skills and ideas to make our school the best it can be for all our students and staff. Click here to see a list of open positions and their descriptions - there is no experience needed, just a love of our community here at Claxton!

Spanish Phrase of the Week

¿De cuáles colores son los libros?


What color are the books?


Now we're getting our Claxton students talking (in Spanish)! Ask them:


¿De cuáles colores son los libros?


And they should be able to tell you:


Los libros son rojos naranjas amarillos verdes azúles o morados.


Here's a fun practice song (and as a bonus, it includes counting). Get ready to get a little crazy!


Now you're ready to test your knowledge with this fun video!

Order your Yearbook today!

Click here to order your 2016-17 Claxton Yearbook
Here's a handy link to all of ACS's school lunch menus!