Shoes that Fit

November 12, 2018

Thanks to Chad Monroe and "Shoes That Fit" for donating 50 pairs of shoes for students in grades Preschool - 11th who needed them.  Clay Local School District is very appreciative to all the businesses that made donations or helped raise the money to purchase the shoes.


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Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 8th-12th.  Our K-5 students participated in the fire prevention poster contest theme "Look, Listen, Learn; Be Aware - A Fire Can Start Anywhere." 

Congratulations to the third, second, and first place winners in each grade level and to the overall winners for grades K-2 and grades 3-5.  Thanks to Kyle, Gabe, and Mike of the Rosemount Fire Department for teaching us about fire safety and for telling us about their fire trucks and equipment.  See all the pictures of our winners and the fire equipment.




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Daughters of the American Revolution Donate School Supplies

Beverly Stringer with the Daughters of the American Revolution donated various school supplies to Mrs. Clay's Second Grade Classroom on September 28, 2018.  We are very appreciative of all the school supplies donated!

PAAC Presents "Count Mathula"



The Portsmouth Area Arts Council (PAAC) Outreach performed "Count Mathula" at Clay Elementary on October 2, 2018.  Preschool through fifth-grade students watched actors Craig and Sybil be "Count Mathula" and "Peggy Party Planner" with the theme of teaching math.


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Johnson Receives SCOESC Summer Enrichment Scholarship

A total of 54 students were awarded scholarships during the annual Summer Scholarships Awards reception for area gifted students at the Southern Ohio Medical Center’s Friends Center in Portsmouth, Ohio, on May 9, 2018. 
Macyn Johnson, a 5th-grade student at Clay Elementary and daughter of Randy and Megan Johnson, received the scholarship from Clay. Macyn will be attending Shawnee State University's Cub Camp in June where she will be studying creative writing, Greek history, video editing, and volleyball.

The South Central Ohio Educational Service Center Gifted Services Department acts as a liaison between businesses, individuals and organizations willing to sponsor Summer Enrichment Programs and students who are identified as gifted and are interested in participating in those programs. Sponsorship is important because it provides the opportunity for students to attend programs offered by colleges and universities throughout the nation and offers them unique experiences that wouldn’t be available to students otherwise. 

Nearly 150 school administrators, teachers, parents, and students attended the event. Guest speakers Micah and Sarah Simmons (brother and sister) explained how and why the Summer Enrichment programs were so valuable to them and thanked sponsors for being so generous in their donations to the Gifted Services Programs.

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