Administration Offices
90 McGuffey Drive Claysville, PA 15323
Phone (724) 948-3731 | Fax (724) 948-3769
Claysville Elementary School

119 Main Street Claysville, PA 15323
Phone (724) 663-7772
Fax (724) 663-4298

Ms. Sheryl Fleck, Principal, flecks@mcguffey.k12.pa.us

Welcome to the Claysville Elementary website!  We hope the information you find here will be helpful and informative.

Mission Statement:
In a cooperative effort with the community, the mission of the McGuffey School District is to be an educational leader by enabling students to reach their full potential through the acquisition and application of knowledge and life skills.

Claysville Elementary News
Something Fishy - McGuffey School District Starts Aquaponics Program


When you walk into the greenhouse behind Joe Walker Elementary School in South Franklin Township, you’re greeted by a 110-gallon tank filled with 27 large tilapia.   

Next to the tank are long troughs covered by dozens of “rafts” on which a variety of greens, including parsley, rosemary and cabbage, are sprouting.

The tanks and the troughs, and the fish and the plants, are all connected by a complex pipe system.

The water from the fish tank is pumped through an irrigation system to feed and water the plants, which float on Styrofoam beds. The plants filter the water, which the fish fertilize with their waste, and the clean water is pumped back into the fish habitat.

The plants can’t live without the fish, and the fish can’t live without the plants.

Welcome to McGuffey School District’s aquaponics greenhouse, where students get hands-on experience in the future of sustainable farming.

 
2016 Focus Newsletter
The 2016 Focus Newsletter is now available in digital format. Physical copies will be mailed to all residents in our community. 
You may download the Focus Newsletter: Click Here.
 
Upcoming Claysville Events
Easter Flower Sale Ends
Wed Mar 29 2017
STAR WEEK
Mon Apr 3 2017
Easter Flower Pick-Up
Wed Apr 5 2017
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