“There are far better things ahead, than any we leave behind.” C.S. Lewis

Students return to school Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

January Happenings!

Tuesday, January 7: Students return to school

Monday, January 13: Report cards are issued

Thursday, January 16: K-2 Skate Night at Skate Station USA

Monday, January 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday; No School

Thursday, January 23: 3-5 Skate Night at Skate Station USA

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Here’s what happening in December…

Monday, December 2nd- Friday, December 6th: Scholastic Book Fair

Stop by and see us!

Thursday, December 5th: CSE Variety Show, begins at 6pm

Thursday, December 12th: Reindeer Read-Aloud (First Grade)

Thursday, December 19th: Candlelight Luncheon for all grades

Friday, December 20th: 1/2 Day for Students, dismissal at 11:40

Monday, December 23rd – Monday, January 6th: No school

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Thankful & Grateful

Look what’s happening in November!

November 1-26: Winter Clothing Drive

The 2nd Grade Student Leadership Team will be collecting winter clothing items during the month of November. Please send in new or gently used items to be donated to those in need from our community. Suggested items: socks, gloves, mittens, hoodies, sweatshirts, sweaters, hats, and scarves. Children and adult sizes are welcome.

November 8th: Veteran’s Day Parade/Reception, 7:00am – 9:30am

November 11th: Fall Picture Make-Up Day

November 21st: PTO Mother/Son Game Night

Join us for Mother/Son Game Night on Thursday, November 21 from 6-8pm. $15 per Mom/Son and $5 for each additional sibling. There will be Laser Tag, a Game Truck, Human Hungry Hippo, Photo Booth, and more… Please contact Katina Williams at csespresident@gmail.com if you have questions!

November 27-29: Fall Break/No School

“There is always something to be grateful for.”
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It’s October!

Monday, October 7: Fall Picture Day

Thursday, October 10: Read to Succeed Parent Overview @ 4:30

Thursday, October 10: Parent/Teacher Conferences, 3-6PM

Friday, October 11: Parent/Teacher Conferences, 8-12PM

Thursday, October 17: Marco’s PTO Dine Out Night

Thursday, October 17: PTO Fundraiser Pick Up, 2-6PM

Tuesday, October 22: Carnival Game Night, 6-7:30PM

Monday, October 28-Friday, November 1: Red Ribbon Week

Wednesday October 30: Collaborative Planning, dismiss @ 11:40

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September Happenings!

September 3-17: PTO Fundraiser going on!

PTO fundraiser going on now. Please ask your child to see the fundraiser packet and consider supporting the PTO.

September 12/13th: Grandparent’s Breakfast

Join us for Grandparent’s Breakfast on Thursday, September 12 and Friday, September 13. 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.

September 25th: Collaborative Planning/Early Dismissal

Students will be dismissed at 11:40 for early dismissal.

September 26th: PTO Bingo Night

September 27th: Pelican’s Dine Out Night

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Meet the Teacher!

Kindergarten Meet Your Teacher: Wednesday, August 16, 4:30pm-6:30pm

1st-5th Grades Meet Your Teacher: Thursday, August 15, 4:30pm-6:30pm

Come by to find your classroom, meet your teacher, and bring your school supplies. We can’t wait to see everyone for an amazing beginning to a new school year!

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Summertime!

   CSES Summer Office Hours

       June 10th – August 2nd

      Open Monday through Thursday

7:30am-5:30pm

                                                                                   **Closed on Fridays**

Registration starts June 17th, 8:00am-5:00pm

New students:

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 at 821-1029 for approval prior to registering.

Current students:

  • Current Power/Water Bill
  • Current Photo ID

If approved for the meal program for the 2019-2020 school year, please bring that letter with you.

 

 

Supply List for the 2019-2020 School Year

4K Supply List 

Kindergarten Supply List

First Grade Supply List

2nd Grade Supply List

Third Grade Supply List

Fourth Grade Supply List

 Fifth Grade Supply List

 

Summer Reading/CSE Library Hours

Keep reading this summer! Join us at the CSE Library three different days to check out books, participate in art activities by special guest artist, and log in reading hours for prizes.

CSE Library Times: 

Tuesday, June 11 from 12-4

Tuesday, July 9th from 12-4

Tuesday, August 6th from 12-4

(Art activity will be from 1-3, each day)

All materials will be provided. There will be read alouds, drawing, and paper mache! We’re going to build a 6-foot rocket out of recycled materials!

**Donations are needed of plastic soda and water bottles of all sizes, and newspapers

 

Blowfish Reading Game

We had over 600 students participate in the Blowfish Reading Program! Way to go, Huskies! All students who participated should have received a bookmark that will get them and an adult into the game.

CSE Blowfish Game Night is Tuesday, June 11 at 7:05pm. Gates open at 6:00pm. 

 

 

 

 

 

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May Happenings

May 6th-10th: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 8th: School Nurse Appreciation Day

May 8th-17th: 3rd, 4th, and 5th SC PASS/SC Ready Testing

May 16th: Relay for Life Bike-a-thon

Join us for Carolina Springs Elementary’s Family Bike-a-thon to support Relay for Life! Bring your bike, trike, or skateboard…anything that needs foot power to move! There will be 2 bike paths, local vendors, snacks for sale, and games. Only $5 donation per rider! Mrs. Merritt will also be there to kickoff the book fair. Parents, please plan to stay for this fun, family event. Siblings who do not attend CSES are welcome to come with a CSES student and their parents. We can’t wait to see you there!

May 16th -24th: Scholastic Book Fair

Our Scholastic Book Fair will be here from Thursday, May 16th through Friday, May 24th. We will be open from 7:15am-3:00pm each day, except for Friday, May 24th. We will be closing at 12pm that day to break down the fair. We will have cases out during the Bike-a-thon on Thursday, May 16th and we’ll be open before and after the Kindergarten Tea and First Grade’s Salute to America. Check out our Book Fair website here: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/carolinaspringselemschool

May 21st: RESCHEDULED-Career Vehicle Day (K-5th)

If you are interested in speaking with our students about your job and can bring your work vehicle for them to learn about, please contact the school counseling department by emailing one of the counselors listed to indicate your interest!

Penny Steinmeyer: psteinmeyer@lexington1.net

Edie Burritt: eburritt@lexington1.net

Frizzette Miller: fmiller@lexington1.net

May 21st: Painting for a Cure

Sign your student up to Paint for a Cure. It will take place May 21st after school until 4:00pm. The cost is $20 and includes painting instructions, palmetto tree to paint and take home, and a snack. Money goes to Relay for Life. Please fill out the following form and return with payment by May 17th. Checks can be made to CSES. 

May 27th: Memorial Day-No School

May 31st: CSES Field Day @ 9:00 am

We are looking for volunteers to work stations at Field Day. Please sign up by clicking the link below. When you sign up, you are agreeing to work a station at Field Day. This is not for volunteering with your child’s class or walking around with your child. Click here to sign up: https://signup.com/go/MbZrKwW .

 

 

 

 

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April Happenings

Monday, April 15-Friday, April 19: Spring Break

Career Vehicle Day Rescheduled and Vehicles are needed! 

Career Vehicle Day has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2019. If you are interested in speaking with our students about your job and can bring your work vehicle for them to learn about, please contact the school counseling department by emailing one of the counselors listed to indicate your interest!

Penny Steinmeyer: psteinmeyer@lexington1.net

Edie Burritt: eburritt@lexington1.net

Frizzette Miller: fmiller@lexington1.net

April Box Tops…Bring May Freeze Pops!
Collect Box Tops from participating products and glue/tape them to the BoxTop collection sheet(s) or put them in a baggie with your name and teacher’s name on it. Turn them into school by April 30, 2019.

The classroom that collects the most Box Tops will receive Freeze Pops during a recess in May!

 

 

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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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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