Friday, February 28, 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Auction update: featured items: Tricia Johnson table and American Girl doll!

Countdown to Auction!

Get your tickets now for Friday March 7th at 7pm.  

Tons of great auction items including these 2 featured items: 

A Beautiful handmade console table from Tricia Johnson (welded steel & wrought iron base with reclaimed ambrosia maple top!)

And a Julie American Girl doll

Watch this page for more auction item updates and featured auction items!!!!

Monday, February 24, 2014

Themed bags of books coming to the Media Center


Starting March 3rd, the Media Center will be offering themed bags of books (“Grab and Grow”) for parents, guardians, or grandparents, to borrow on a weekly basis…
We are super excited to begin this new program, and hope that the Claxton Families will be too!
Our first week of themes will include: Poetry, Real Life Heroes, Dragons,
 Bugs, Transportation, Humor, Fairy Tales/Folklore/Mythology, 
Different Cultures and Dr. Seuss.


Thursday, February 20, 2014

Put an Ad in the school play!


You want an easy way to advertise your business????
An easy way to advertise a service????
An easy way to wish your student a good performance????

Just put an Ad in our program! 

Full page Ad ….. $100.00
½ page Ad …….. $50.00
¼ page AD …….. $25.00
“break a leg” wish ….. $10.00

We would love to have our program full of these ads and well wishes for our students. Checks made out to Claxton Elementary School. Please have these in by April 7, 2014. If you have any questions, feel free to email either Rachel Tutwiler or Cindy Baldwin or call @350-6500.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Tickets now available online for our March 7th Light the Night Auction!

Purchase tickets and join us March 7th
7 to Midnight

The Millroom
66 Asheland Avenue

Buy your tickets now!  You can also sponsor your favorite teacher or staff member by purchasing staff tickets.

Tickets available on the pto site by clicking the Light the Night button to the right.

Valentine's Dance has been moved to Wednesday March 5th!!

Third, fourth and fifth grade students are invited 
to the Valentine Dance hosted by the 4th and 5th grades.

The dance will take place after school from 3:00 - 4:15 in the Claxton Gymnatorium.

Admission is $3.00 per child and must be paid at the door the day of the dance.

Backed goods and sodas will be available for $.50 each and pizza will be available for $2.00 per slice.

Permission slips should have come home with your child this week.

Proceeds from the dance help to provide scholarships and financial support for the 4th grade trip to Raleigh and the 5th grade trip to DC!

Saturday, February 15, 2014

New end dates for After School Arts classes

The school closings have changed the ending dates for all after school arts classes except for Tuesday.

 The last day of classes are the following:

Monday - April 28th
Tuesday - April 22nd
Wednesday - April 30th
Thursday - May 8th

Monday, February 3, 2014

Baked goods, donations and chaperons needed for Valentines dance!

Sign up to Volunteer or bring baked goods for the Valentines Dance on February 13th! Come chaperon the valentines dance or donate money or baked goods by signing up here. 

Sign up to help during the dance or to bring baked goods and cash donations ahead of time if you can't help at the dance! 

 If you have any questions please contact Sarah Thornburg at 

or Rosana Sullivan at