Honor Assembly 2nd Nine Weeks

Elementary Students were recognized at an Honor Assembly on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.  Kindergarten and first grade students were recognized and received an ice cream treat for Excellent Achievement (100% of standards met), Outstanding Achievement (95-99% of standards met), and Honorable Achievement (85-94% of standards met).  Second through fifth grade students were recognized and received an ice cream treat for A Honor Roll, A/B Honor Roll, and B Honor Roll.  All grade levels also recognized "Super Improvers", Good Discipline Awards, and students that were "Caught Being Good."  These students also received an ice cream treat.  Congratulations to all these students for their hard work!


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4th and 5th Grade Spelling Bee 2019

spelling bee                                                                                                                                                         Clay Elementary held the 4th and 5th Grade Spelling Bee on January 9, 2019.  Classroom contestants from fourth grade were Eli Bailey, Olivia Hightower, Grayson Isaac, and Adrianna Dutton.  Classroom contestants from fifth grade were Drake Bobst, Damien Conley, Haleigh Ruggles, and Riley Gilliam.  Congratulations to Spelling Bee runner-up Haleigh Ruggles and Spelling Bee winner Grayson Isaac.  Thank you Mr. Williams our Spelling Bee Coordinator and word pronouncer.  Thank you to Spelling Bee Judges:  Mr. Goodson, Mrs. Shepherd, and Mr. Rhea.


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Fall Fundraiser

November 30, 2018

Clay Elementary students raised almost $12,000 in profit by selling cookie dough and magazines this fall.  Money raised is used for field trips, school supplies, incentives, rewards, trophies, and other needed items during the school year.  Congratulations to all students who sold items this fall.  The Top Seller, selling 128 items, was Adrianna Dunton; and she won a $100 Wal-Mart Gift Card.  Students who sold won prizes from a prize chart as well as additional added incentives including:  

1. Students (57) who sold 10 items participated in a pig race.  The overall Pig Race Winner was Eli Bailey; and he won a $50 Wal-Mart Gift Card.  
2. Students (33) who sold 20 items rode in a Limo and had a pizza lunch. 
3. Students (4) who sold 30 items rode in a Limo, had a pizza lunch, and was able to invite a friend to go with them.  
These added incentives, the Pig Races and the  Limo/Lunch, were held on Friday, November 30, 2018.  Again, congratulations to all those that sold and were able to participate!




Elementary Science Fair 2018

Clay Elementary Science Fair was held on December 4, 2018, for fourth- and fifth-grade students.  Thanks to Mrs. Zuefle, coordinator of the Science Fair, judges for volunteering their time, and the PTC for buying participants Gatti's Pizza for lunch.  







The Grand Prize Winner was Drake Bobst - 5th grade.                                     







The fifth-grade winners were 1st Place - Wesley Runyon, 2nd Place - Sophia Craft, 3rd Place - Abi Miller.  The fifth grade Honorable Mention winners were Trevin Brooks, Isla Killian, and Cayden McKenzie. 







The fourth-grade winners were 1st Place - Lucas Betten, 2nd Place - Caroline Ridenour, 3rd Place  - Adrionna Dunton.  The fourth grade Honorable Mention winners were Ella Runyon, Addie Willis, and Caden Davis.  Congratulations to all participants for your hard work preparing great Science Fair Projects!


Portsmouth Ambulance and Portsmouth Motorcycle Club Donates Thanksgiving Dinners

November 19, 2018

Portsmouth Ambulance and Portsmouth Motorcycle Club donated Thanksgiving dinners to households from 13 different schools in the area, including a Clay Elementary Family.  They will also be providing a special evening with Santa for these families in December.  We are so thankful and grateful for the donations from Portsmouth Ambulance and Portsmouth Motorcycle Club.

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