• West Clayton Elementary School

    PTA News Letter

    Board Members:

    Co-president: Angie Jester  - angie@richardjester.com

    Co- president: Sarah Tuccelli – sarahtuccelli@gmail.com

    Vice president – Jennifer Pouliot - jennippers@gmail.com

    Treasure – Angela Clinard - aclinard1@centurylink.net 

    Secretary – Laura Carlisle - southernrebels@gmail.com


    October 2017


    Welcome back to another great year at West Clayton! We welcome a new principal, Mrs. Paige Barnes as well as a new PTA board. Sarah Tuccelli and Angie Jester; co chair, Jennifer Pouliot; vp, Angela Clinard; treasure, and Laura Carlisle; secretary.


    We thank everyone who attended our first meeting held on September 26, 2017. Highlights of the meeting are as follows:

    1)  Approved the 2017/2018 budget.

    2) Approved getmoving.com, an online payment method of collecting sponsorship of our student runners during Bull Dog Run, which will take place on October 30, 2017. PTA has asked each grade level to present their needs. Once presented to Mrs. Barnes faculty needs will be fulfilled more immediately.  

    3) Present the idea of a spring Carnival. An initial meeting will take place Tuesday, October 3 2017.

    4) Faculty and staff appreciation breakfast to be held on October 20, 2017. Donations needed, please contact Angie Jester or Laura Carlisle. Watch for remind text for info.

    Committee Chairs

    If you would like to join a committee please contact the chairperson directly. I’m sure your help is appreciated.

    • Bull Dog Run – Kelly Burbage (kellyburbage@gmail.com) and Angela Clinard (aclinard1@centurylink.net).
    • Spirit Night – LaChandle Nowling (lnowling@nc.rr.com)
    • Box Tops – Melissa Minder (melissaminder@yahoo.com)
    • Bulletin Board/Street Sign – Kathleen Anckner (kathleenanckner@gmail.com) and Katie Rosania (katherinerosania@gmail.com)
    • Spirit wear – Angela Clinard (aclinard1@centurylink.net).
    • Hospitality – Malinda Speelman (speelman5@icloud.com), Kerry Robertson (kerrymrobertson@yahoo.com)  •News Letters – Sarah Tuccelli (sarahtuccelli@gmail.com) and Angie Jester (Angie@richardjester.com)
    • Beautification – Jacqui O’Donovan (reednjac@gmail.com)
    • Student Moral – Kelly Burbage (kellyburbage@gmail.com)
    • Website – Connie Lillie(connielillie@johnston.k12.nc.us)
    • Family Fun Night and Raffle - PTA Board


    PTA Calendar


    10/17 – “Breakfast after dark” Spirit Night at Biscuitville hosted by Kindergarten and 1st grade.

    10/24  - PTA Meeting 6:30pm - Library


    11/14 - Zaxby’s Spirit Night hosted by Exceptional Children/ Resource team

    11/28 - PTA meeting 6:30p - Library


    12/7 - Winter Play “Beauty and the Beast” k-2

    12/8 - Winter Play “Beauty and the Beast” 3-5

    12/12 - McDonald’s Spirit Night hosted by BEP team.

    2018 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!


    1/30 - PTA Meeting 6:30pm - Library


    2/6 - Spirit Night Venero’s Pizza hosted by 3rd grade.

    2/27 - PTA Meeting 6:30pm - Library


    3/6 - Zaxby’s Spirit Night hosted by 4th and 5th grades.

    3/12 - 3/20 Book Fair

    3/27 - PTA Meeting 6:30pm - Library


    4/17 - McDonald’s Spirit Night hosted by 2nd grade.

    4/24 - PTA Meeting 6:30pm - Library



    Fifth grade graduation – date TBA

    Thank you for all you do to make WCES a more wonderful place for the children and their faculty.  We realized there is no “I” in team.  Together we will accomplish great things.