Friday, October 28, 2011

Claxton Grounds Day

October 29th 9am-1pm, In the Front Lot 
Parents and students,  we need your help! Come be a part of the greening of Claxton. Let’s make our school shine in our community. We'll be sprucing up the front of the school – planting, weeding, pruning, dividing perennials, deadheading. Some plants have been donated, but we are looking for more. Please bring shovels, rakes, blowers, gloves, wheelbarrow, tarp and a great love for the outdoors and our school! Things we need donated: 

  • Dogwood trees –Cornus florida, 
  • Native Azalea, 
  • Rhododendron or Mountain Laurel, 
  • Viburnum, 
  • Oakleaf Hydrangea, 
  • Deciduous Holly, 
  • Hosta, 
  • Fern, 
  • Helleborus, 
  • Shasta Daisy, 
  • Black-eyed Susan

- Mary Hiers (Claxton Grounds Coordinator)

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Sustainable Living Roadshow at UNCA on November 4th

Sustainable Living Roadshow (SLR) is working with UNC Asheville and the Southeastern Student Renewable Energy Conference (SSREC) on Nov. 4 to create a community sustainability event.  Jim Barton passed along you contact and I am reaching out to you and Transition Asheville about participating in this exciting showcase of local solutions on the Quad at UNC Asheville.
Sustainable Living Roadshow (SLR) is a caravan of educators and entertainers who tour the country in a fleet of renewable fuel vehicles setting up off-the-grid eco-carnivals with interactive learning villages at K-12 schools, universities, festivals and community events. These villages are designed to empower communities to utilize sustainable living strategies for a healthier planet.  
Check out our website for more information -

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

ACT Fall Carnival Pictures

And good time was had by all....

Check out pictures from the Fall Carnival here!

Claxton Spirit Night

Don't feel like cookin'?
Join the club....

Claxton Spirit Night
Thursday October 27, 2011
5:00 - 8:00pm

Tunnel Rd. Drive Thru

10% of ALL sales will go to Claxton Elementary & the Claxton PTO

Tell your friends and family!
Bring them out to support our school!
(Tunnel Road location only -- BE SURE TO MENTION CLAXTON when dining to ensure proceeds are properly attributed to Claxton)