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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