Sunday, April 19, 2015

Vote for Claxton in the Mountain Xpress "best of" poll!

You can vote for Claxton in the Mountain Xpress "Best of WNC'

Simply go to the Mountain Xpress link here ,  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 hit "save"

Claxton Merchandise sale on Tuesday April 21st

We will be hosting a sale in the afternoon carpool line next Tues, April 21! 

We have a variety of t-shirts, stickers, and water bottles available. 

If you are interested in purchasing any Claxton merchandise please contact Jill Mooney at

4th grade Raleigh field trip a great success!

A huge Thank You to all the parents, teachers, staff, chaperones and others who gave of their time to help organize the Raleigh field trip.

It was a great time for all!

We have such a beautiful community here at Claxton!

Help needed with the Spring Play!

Thank you to everyone who has signed up and pitched in so far! 

In the last few days now leading up to the play, we are still in need of some help with
- Ironing/Steaming costumes
- Running Sound/mics
- Taking and filling photo orders
- Operating a second video camera and editing the video

Sign up here,  or contact Ms, Baldwin directly at 

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Spirit Night April 14th at Wild Wing Cafe.

The next Claxton Spirit Night will be April 14th at Wild Wing Cafe. 

10% of proceeds goes to the Claxton PTO, and a music group from Claxton will be performing. 

Go have an awesome dinner and support our school!

Proctors needed for Asheville City Schools!

We are in need of 40-60 proctors a day from May 22-29. If you all could please ask your family members, friends, church community, other groups, etc. to help us out for even just one day! 

The following link gives a description of proctoring and allows people to sign up for a training date:

If you are available please contact Anna Colburn
Volunteer and Parent Outreach Coordinator, ACSF VISTA AmeriCorps
IRL Volunteer Coordinator
Asheville Middle School
197 S. Frenchbroad Ave.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Join Claxton in honoring Will Hornaday at ACSF event on March 21st!

Will Hornaday recognized as Claxton Elementary’s Parent Champion Volunteer March 21st!

Will Hornaday exemplifies an exemplary male parent at Claxton who has connected other fathers to the volunteer network with the development of the “Bear Pack”. Will has gladly volunteered to serve on the PTO as Chair of Yearbook for 2 years, offered his graphic design services “pro bono”, and served as a room representative in his son’s classroom. He always signs up to volunteer for school events, organizes the efforts of the Bear Pack, and delivers the MANNA food bags to our students in need EVERY WEEK! He is overall a great guy, with a passion for public education.

The Asheville City Schools Foundation will honor exceptional leaders of the Asheville City Schools district at the annual Celebration for Champions, to be held at The Venue on March 21st, in downtown Asheville at 6:00 pm. Celebration for Champions is the Asheville City Schools Foundation's signature annual event that raises money for the Foundation's cornerstone programs. The Celebration of Champions award encourages individuals and organizations to engage with city schools and recognize the value a thriving public school system provides for the whole community.