West Clay Weekly February 15, 2019


  • Feb 18 - NO SCHOOL - Presidents Day
  • Feb 20 - Troy Cummings Author Visit
  • Feb 28 - 2nd Grade Choir Program - 6:30 - 8PM


DUE --- Friday, February 22, 2019.

It's the last week for Box Tops! The class with the most Box Tops wins a $30 gift card to spend for the classroom. Your child’s teacher’s name needs to be with the Box Top submission, and all Box Tops must be in by February 22. To learn more click on the link: Box Tops for Education. Thank you in advance for your support!


We need parents to help the Life Touch photographers on February 26.. The volunteers will help the photographers navigate around the school, keep the schedule and assist with arranging students for pictures.

Kindergarten Registration for 2019-2020 is NOW OPEN

Carmel Clay Schools is now accepting Kindergarten registrations for the 2019-2020 school year. If you have a new student within your family, please register by Friday, March 8th, 2019.

  • Registrations are done ONLINE ONLY.
  • Student MUST BE 5 by August 1st, 2019
  • Documents required to upload:
  • 2 forms of Proof of Residency (see website for accepted proofs), Immunization & birth certificate / passport

You can find more information and the registration link by clicking the link below.

  • Order your yearbook today!
  • Order at ybpay.lifetouch.com
  • Code: 12325619
  • Soft-cover yearbook: $15.00
  • Hardcover yearbook: $20.00
  • Personalized yearbook: Plus $6.00

The order deadline for yearbooks is March 22!


Bingo has been rescheduled to Friday, February 22, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. It will be an exciting night of bingo, games, snacks and prizes. No need to RSVP -- just come join the fun! Hope to see you there.

Thank you to everyone who purchased ads or sponsored the 5th Grade Musical. Your ads will be included in the playbill. If you have any questions, please contact Jared Houck (houckjared@gmail.com).

Please be sure to slow down when entering and exiting the school parking lots during carpool and ESE drop-off. Staff, parents and students could be in the parking lots crossing into the building. Thank you for your help!

Thank you to all the volunteers who help with Valentine's Day class parties! We appreciate the time and effort you put into making the parties a success. The kids had a great time!

Carnival Silent Auction Donations

This year the silent auction will take place during carnival. You may have received information from your room parent regarding donations for silent auction baskets. If not, here's how you can help -- please find your child's class on the attached list and see what category they were assigned for donations. You or your child may bring the items into school starting now. The deadline to donate is March 8. You can also make a monetary donation and we'll do the shopping for you. Just click on the MySchoolAnywhere button below to make an online donation through the store or send in a check. Please contact Christy Shepard (christy.shepard1@gmail.com) if you have any questions.


We are looking for parent volunteers to assist students in tracing and painting the set-design for the 5th grade musical. We need parents every Monday and Friday starting February 1st - March 4th. Please see the Sign Up Genius button below for details. If you have questions, please contact Christine Thomas at crhouston@bellsouth.net.


Jump Rope for Heart In Wellness, students are participating in several jump rope activities while learning how to keep their own hearts strong and healthy. They are also taking home Jump Rope for Heart packets, which encourage donations to the American Heart Association. You can also register and donate through the link below. The deadline for donations has been extended to February 28. This is completely optional. Please reach out to Mrs. Guest if you have any questions at 317-733-6500 ext. 2215 or Lguest@ccs.k12.in.us. Jump Rope for Heart

ESE Enrichment Specials

Please click the link below to view the spring session of Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Enrichment Specials that will be offered at West Clay Elementary.

Carmel Clay Food & Nutritional Services is hiring Food Service staff to work in our school cafeterias. Currently, we have several 4-6 hour positions available, paying $12.97/hour. Food Service staff are hired as substitutes before being considered for permanent positions. Thank you for your interest in employment with Carmel Clay Schools.

Pictures of the Week

Leaders of the Pack had a terrific meeting and made 15 sets of feeling buddies (or “sock buddies” as we are referring to them).

K-2 will receive feeling buddies by the end of the month and then the Leaders will go in an explain how they are used.


Created with images by NjoyHarmony - "camera aperture digital camera" • Kunnasberg - "bingo play gambling" • rawpixel - "untitled image" • MabelAmber - "piano piano keys classical music"

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