Mrs. Amy Crute

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Mrs. Amy Crute

I have been teaching for 24 years; 22 of which have been in Clayton.  I have taught pre-k, second grade and Kindergarten.  I went to Meredith College and majored in Child Development. I am an AIG endorsed teacher.

I grew up in Chase City, Virginia. 

I have a wonderful husband, Steve and two awesome boys, Jacob-17 and Jackson-12.  We have a 2 cats, Rocket and Shadow and a dog, Erin. 

I enjoy going to the beach.  I love Disney World and Disney movies.  I enjoy going to the pool and watching my children play sports, especially baseball. My family enjoys going to area sporting events such as Mudcats, Hurricanes, and the Tarheels.  We are UVA fans and love to see new MLB teams play.  My favorite color is royal blue and I love chocolate.

I believe in a hands-on approach to learning and that learning needs to be fun and meaningful.  I encourage children to have a voice in the classroom and to bring their personal experiences to the classroom to enhance our learning. 

"The more that you read,

the more things you will know.

The more that you learn,

the more places you'll go." 

Dr. Seuss in I Can Read With My Eyes Shut

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    Supplies:  (please label in black marker your child's supplies) 

    • Pencils (Please make sure your child has plenty of these)
    • Small beach towel for rest
    • Small box of crayons (24 box, be sure to have some at home for homework)
    • 6 glue sticks
    • Scissors (child safety, blunt tip, Fiskers)
    • Book bag (not rollng)
    • Pencil box
    • 1 non-spiral composition notebook, wide-ruled
    • Poly Velcro pocket binder folder (Staples and Target)
    • Change of clothes in a zip-loc bag labeled with child's name (will need to change seasonally)
    • 1 box of tissues
    • 1 bottle hand sanitizer
    • 1 Primary composition notebook
    • 1 box of markers
    • Headphones

     

School Announcements

  • Kindergarten Orientation

    Parents, We are excited about receiving your child into our school family! We look forward to getting to know you and your child. We appreciate the interest and the input from community and parents and the commitment that the Board of Education has made to Early Childhood. In an effort to ensure a quality beginning for each child, Johnston County Schools has scheduled a staggered entry for the 2019-2020 school year for our kindergarten children. The State Department of Public Instruction has recognized the importance of quality school entry by allowing up to ten days of staggered entry. Click for more information on Kindergarten staggered entry and orientation.

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  • Fee for Service Preschool Application

    We are pleased to inform you that the preschool classroom at East Clayton Elementary School has limited space available for enrollment in the Fee For Service Program for the 19-20 school year. The Fee For Service Preschool Program is designed to provide a high-quality early childhood experience...

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  • YMCA Summer Camp

    Camp Explorer is one of two summer day camps run by the Johnston County YMCA serving children in the Clayton area. Camp Explorer is a full-day summer camp that will keep your child active and engaged all day long! Your camper will enjoy activities such as swimming, skill development, awards, weekly themes, crafts and outdoor games. Click on the heading for more information.

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JCPS Announcements

  • Here Comes the Bus coming Fall 2019

    Johnston County Public Schools will begin using Here Comes the Bus in the 2019-2020 school year! Here Comes the Bus is a school bus tracking app that gives parents real-time bus location information and alerts to get students to the bus stop on time. The app is expected to roll out by the first day of school, August 26...

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  • New deadline in JCEF grant process

    The Johnston County Education Foundation has changed its grant process from a three cycle a year process, to a once a year process. The grant deadline will now be November 15th each year and Grant Patrol will be held on the first Wednesday of December.

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  • Free and Reduced Meal Applications

    Free and Reduced meal applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now available online. A new application must be completed each school year...

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