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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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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