March Happenings

Fridays throughout March: 3rd Grade Student Leadership Team Selling Luminary Bags

Luminary bags and “Footprints” will be sold each Friday in Capital Square during the month of March to earn money toward the CSE Relay for Life Team. Luminary bags are $10.00 each and Footprints are $1.00 each. Both items can be decorated in honor or in memory of a loved one at the time of purchase.

 

Luminary bags will be delivered to the Lexington Relay for Life at Lexington High School on May 18. The footprints will be displayed in our hallways for students, staff, and visitors to see. All of the proceeds from these sales will go to benefit families in our area who have been impacted by cancer.

For more information, you can contact Mrs. Jeffcoat at djeffcoat@lexington1.net.

March 15: Regular Day of School

March 29th: PTO Bingo Night @ 6pm

Author Visit from Sarah Weeks and Book Presale

Sarah Weeks will be visiting on Friday, April 5. We will be pre-selling her books the first two weeks in March. Please check out the attached flyer for books and pricing. All book orders will be due by Friday, March  15. This will allow us time to get the books in for the author visit for autographing.

New student Registration for 2019-2020 School Year

Register now to Carolina Springs Elementary for the 2019-2020 School Year. You may register between 7:30am and 3:30pm.

Please bring the following to complete registration:

  • Long Form Birth Certificate
  • Current Shot Records
  • Current Power/Water Bill
  • Driver’s License/Photo ID

If it is a “living with” situation you must make an appointment with Student Services for approval prior to registering.

Order your CSES Spirit Gear!

There’s a new way to order your CSES Spirit Gear! Just go to the following website: https://cses19.itemorder.com  – pick out what you want and it will be delivered to the school! Here are some of what’s offered on the site!

 

 

 

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February Happenings

January 31st -February 8th:  Boosterthon Fundraiser

Help support our school by participating in our Boosterthon Fundraiser.

Our student Glow Run will be on Friday, February 8. Please look for paperwork to come home with your student.

 

January 28th-February 8th: Early Registration for 4K, 5K, and Grade 1 (New students for 2019-2020 School Year)

Early registration will begin on January 28 and go through February 8 for 4K, 5K, Grade 1 new to Carolina Springs Elementary for the 2019-2020 School Year. You may register between 7:30am and 3:30pm. There will be extended hours on February 7th until 6:00pm.

Please bring the following to complete registration:

  • Long Form Birth Certificate
  • Current Shot Records
  • Current Power/Water Bill
  • Driver’s License/Photo ID

February 1st -March 4th: Run Hard Running Team Registration

The Run Hard Running Club is an eight week running program that trains students to run a 5K. During the season, students will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school until 3:45pm, beginning March 5th. The 5K race will be May 4 @ 8am. During each practice, there is a focus on endurance training and the Run Hard Core Values: leadership, perseverance, work ethic, teamwork, honesty, respect, and honor.
To register, go to runhard.org and look under “Lexington 1 White Knoll” (garnet) to find Carolina Springs Elementary. Registration is $90. If you have any questions, please contact Charm Fuel at cfuel@lexington1.net.

February 4th-8th: Mission Lexington’s FIGHT Hunger Games Food Drive

FIGHT Hunger Games is a friendly food drive competition between Lexington County Schools. The school that collects the most food wins sweet, ice cold treats for their entire school and bragging rights for the whole year!

Suggested items to send: cereal, Pop-tarts, instant potatoes, Rice-a-Roni, breakfast bars, jelly, pasta, pet food, veggie soup, spaghetti sauce, lunchbox snacks, and jello

Please bring food and put in the containers in Capital Square. Thank you for your support!

February 11th-14th: Valentine Grams Sale

The 5th Grade Student Leadership Team will be selling Valentine Grams, Monday, February 11th-Thursday, February 14th for $0.50 each. Valentine Grams will include a sweet treat. Students can purchase Valentine Grams in Capital Square or on the Purple Hallway from 7:15am-7:35am. All proceeds will be donated to the CSES Relay for Life team. For more information about Relay for Life, please visit: www.cancer.org.

February 15th: No School for Students

February 18th: Regular Day of School for Students (weather make-up day)

February 21st: Spring Picture Day

February 22nd: Winter Sweetheart Father Daughter Dance

Girls! Ask your fathers or that special male role model in your life, to our first every Winter Sweetheart Father/Daughter Dance. It will be February 22 from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Carolina Springs Elementary Gym. The cost is $10 per father/daughter and $3 for each additional daughter. This includes dancing, DJ, food, and photos courtesy of Tana Goodwin Photography. Please sign up by printing the bottom of the attached flyer and returning to CSE no later than February 8th.

February 25th -March 1st: Reading Spirit Week

Help us celebrate our love of reading! There are lots of fun activities going on this week. Make sure to add the days to your calendar!

  • Monday, February 25th: Cozy Up to a Good Book (wear pajamas!)
  • Tuesday, February 26th: Pull the Plug on Electronic Devices (at home)
  • Wednesday, February 27th: Wonder Wednesday/Author Visit: Henry Cole (wear CSE Choose Kind shirts)
  • Thursday, February 28th: Buddy Reading (classes will sign up to read together)
  • Friday, March 1: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss (wear red/white/polka dots/stripes)

For a complete list of activities:

March 1: Kinders Celebrate Seuss!

Come read with your favorite kindergartner on Friday, March 1st in the CSE Learning Commons! Join us for a reading celebration on the eve of Dr. Seuss’ Birthday! Please let us know if you are coming by Friday, February 22. Print out the following form and return it to CSE. It’s sure to be a lot of fun! Each participant pair will receive a free children’s book!

March 6th: Career Vehicle Day

The annual CSE Career Vehicle Day for grades K-2 will be held on Wednesday, March 6 from 9:00-11:15. There will be additional career activities for our 3rd-5th grade students. We need vehicles and speakers! If you are interested in speaking with our students about your job and can bring your work vehicle, please contact the school counseling department.

Please return the following form, to your child’s teacher, or email one of the counselors listed to indicate your interest.

There’s a new way to order your CSES Spirit Gear! Just go to the following website: https://cses19.itemorder.com  – pick out what you want and it will be delivered to the school! Here are some of what’s offered on the site!

 

 

 

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CSE Game Night

Join us at CSE for CSE Game Night on Tuesday, October 23 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. It will be a fun evening of math, literacy, critical thinking, and technology games. There will also be a storyteller from the Lexington County Public Library! Each activity completed will earn the students a stamp for their ticket. Complete six activities and receive a fun treat before you leave to go home!

Take a look at the flyer for more information:

All Star Game Night

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Collaborative Planning Day

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Grandparent’s Breakfast Rescheduled

October 4th/October 5th

Please join us for Grandparent’s Breakfast on Thursday, October 4 and Friday, October 5. Students with last names beginning with letters A-K are invited to bring their grandparents to Thursday’s breakfast. Students with last names beginning with letters L-Z are invited to bring their grandparents to Friday’s breakfast. Breakfast will begin starting at 7:00 am in the school cafeteria.

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Chick-fil-a Biscuit Sale

Tuesday, September 11

Biscuits will be on sale before school starts in the car line. You can get one for $3 or two for $5. First come, first serve. Get them while they’re hot!

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First Day of School!

Welcome back, students! First day of school is Tuesday, August 21, 2018.

We can’t wait to see everyone!

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2018-2019 Supply Lists

Kindergarten        1st Grade

 2nd Grade             3rd Grade

4th Grade               5th Grade

 

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Reading Spirit Week

It’s Dr. Seuss’ Birthday! Help Carolina Springs Elementary celebrate our love of reading by participating in our Reading Spirit Week, as well as other activities throughout the month of March. Our list of events for Reading Spirit Week are:

Monday, February 26: Cozy up to a Good Book wear pajamas to school, and there will be a school-wide DEAR (Drop Everything and Read)

Tuesday, February 27: Pull the Plug on Electronic Devices (at home) Students who do not use any electronic devices at home and reads instead, can fill out a form, get parents to sign, and return to the Learning Commons for a prize.

Wednesday, February 28: Treasure Your Time with Books Dress like a pirate today. Wear bandanas, eye patches, torn t-shirts. (No swords, please!)

Thursday: March 1: Buddy Reading each class will partner with another to read together in the Learning Commons.

Friday, March 2: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Wear red/white/polka dots/stripes OR dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character.

Other activities in March: Book Swap, Book Character Potatoes, and the annual Rock and Read

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Parenting Workshop: Internet Safety

Please plan to join us on Tuesday, February 27, from 6:00pm- 7:17pm for a parenting workshop on Internet Safety. Joe Ryan, with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force operated through the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office, will speak. Mr. Ryan will be presenting on internet-related issues that parents need to know in order to keep children safe while using it. Child care and snacks will be provided by the school that evening.

 

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