Clays Mill Elementary

 staff pic 2014-15 


Clays Mill's Guidelines for Success:
HappeningsCooperate with Others
Always Show Respect
Take Responsibility
Stay Determined

“The mission of Clays Mill Elementary School is to create a collaborative community that ensures all students achieve at high levels and graduate prepared to excel in a global society.”


Brooklyn Pizza Night

The fifth grade will be hosting a Brooklyn Pizza Night (located in Keithshire Shopping Center) on Tuesday, September 23rd. This will be one of our fundraisers for Pine Mountain. The event will be held from 5:30pm-8:30pm. ANYONE who comes through the doors and orders food will be giving to our trip (15% of all proceeds).

 CME Sewing Club

Who: 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students

What:  A local shelter, Greenhouse17: A Domestic Violence Shelter, is in need of pajamas for children.  Students in the club will be sewing pajamas out of pillow cases to donate to the shelter.

When:  Club will begin the first Wednesday in October

Where:  Mrs. McDaniel's classroom

Why:  Students will learn basic sewing skills while giving back to the community

The sewing club is also in need of new pillow cases to make boys and girls pajamas and matching attire for stuffed animals.  If you are able to donate new pillow cases please send them to school to be delivered to Mrs. McDaniel's classroom.  Please contact Mrs. McDaniel if you have any questions at:



Clays Mill Cats CAN Fight Hunger!

2014 Fall Food Drive

September 8th-19th

It is time once again for the annual Clays Mill Elementary Food Drive.  You CAN help end hunger in our community by donating food throughout the community.  These donations are collected and distributed by God’s Pantry.  Help them in raising over 50,000 pounds of canned goods. Donations can be taken to teachers or put in the student’s “team” in the barrels in the foyer.

Any donation is accepted, but the following items are the most needed (remember to check the expiration dates!):

*CANNED VEGETABLES…Peas, beans, carrots, etc.




Please no glass jars!

Each grade will have a marked barrel!

Bring PEANUT BUTTER on FRIDAY and wear your favorite pajamas to school!!!

Go Clays Mill!  With your can, we CAN do this!!!

The team with the most donations gets a prize!

We are also encouraging students to enter the coloring contest…1 prize will be given to the best artwork in each grade and then sent to God’s Pantry for the chance to win an additional prize!!!




After School Tennis Clinic

Who: K-5th grades

When: Sept. 12th - Oct. 17th Friday's after-school until 3:45pm

Where: Clays Mill School Gym

Cost: $100 Includes T-shirt, 1:4-6 Student staff ratio & USTA membership. Scholarships are available see contact below.

Registration Online:

Visit, choose the Register Tab & After School Registration

For more information contact:

Christy Herring at or (859) 536-6323





Calling all CME CATS!  We need your support!  Please join us for the PTA 5K Run / Walk.  Proceeds from CME registrants  will benefit OUR SCHOOL!  Sunday, Oct. 19th at Coldstream Park in Lexington.

1:30 Fun Run (1 Mile)
1:45 Color Craze
2:30 5K 
Please be sure to select CLAYS MILL!
If you have any questions please contact: Amy Page Chair, Clays Mill PTA 5k



DismissalAfternoon Transportation Changes

Please make sure all transportation changes are completed with the front office before 2:00pm.  This will ensure our students are getting home safely and correctly in the afternoons.



  Kroger PlusKroger Community Rewards Fundraiser 

The Kroger fundraising program is changing.  You no longer need to buy reloadable Kroger gift cards to support the Clays Mill PTA.  Now you will be linking your plus card to Clays Mill as a part of Kroger's new Community Rewards program that begins Spetember 1st in order for us to recieve a quarterly payout based on our spending at Kroger.  Please visit the following website and link your plus card to us by logging in to your online Kroger Plus account (or setting up the online feature if you haven't) and connecting to our organization--CME PTA's ID: 11655.

If you have any problems signing up, please call Kroger at 1-866-221-4141.  If you have any questions about Clays Mill's participation please call Jennifer Carey at (859) 948-6792.



 Electronics recyclingCME Electronics Recycling Program

We are excited to partner with Funding Factory to recycle our old printer cartridges, cell phones and electronics.  Please see the flyer below for more details. 

Contact Mrs. Bethel:

 or Mrs. Carrico: if you have any questions.

Funding Factory Flyer



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