What’s coming up soon


**Our kindergarten student leadership team is still collecting cold weather clothing items. Boxes are in Capital Square.

Wed, Feb. 1 – Collaborative Planning Day –                              Early dismissal @ 11:40

Sat, Feb. 4 – 2:00 – iPad Ensemble playing the national anthem at the USC men’s basketball game

Valentine Gram flyerFeb. 7-14, our 5th grade Student Leadership Team will be selling Valentine Grams in Capital Square and the Purple Hall for $.50 each to raise $$ for Relay for Life. Link to flyer

Tues, Feb. 7 – Interim Reports go home

Thurs, Feb. 9 – PTO Skate Night 5K-2nd

Thurs, Feb. 16 – PTO Skate Night – 3rd-5th

Fri, Feb. 17 – NO SCHOOl for Students

Mon, Feb. 20 – Regular day of school for students


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November news


Tues, Nov. 8 – Election Day – NO SCHOOL

Fri, Nov. 11 – Veterans Day program – Veterans Day CSES flyer 2016                            Family member Veterans,  meet in the Learning Commons by 7:30 am.

Tues, Nov. 15 – Variety Show auditions

Wed, Nov. 16 – Interim reports come home

Wed. Nov. 16 – Moe’s in Lexington dine-out night

Thurs, Nov. 17 – Fundraiser pick up

Fri, Nov. 18 – PTO Family Movie Night – 6-8 pm – Zootopia

Wed, Nov. 23 – Fri, Nov. 25 – Thanksgiving breakbookdrive

All month we are collecting “new and gently used” books to help add more books to our classroom libraries at CSE. Click for more info – 2016 Book Drive Flyer


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Calendar changes

Because of our days off last week, there are some changes to the calendar:

Thursday, Oct. 20 – 3:00-6:00pm and Friday, Oct. 21 Parent Conferences. Please look out for communication from your child’s teacher about the status of your conference.

Thurs, Oct. 20 – Report Cards will still be sent home.

Friday, Oct. 21 – is no longer a parent conference day. It is a regular day of school to make up one of the days that we missed last week.

Wed, Dec. 7 – will NOT be a Collaborative Planning/Early Release day. It will be a regular day of school for all students and teachers.




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Here’s what’s happening in October

october-eventsThursday, Oct. 13 – 6:00-7:30  Superhero Literacy/Math/Technology Game Night Click for the flyer: Superhero Game Night

Thursday, Oct. 13 –  End of 1st nine weeks

Thursday, Oct. 20 – Report Cards go home

Thursday, Oct. 20 – Parent/Teacher Conferences from 3:30-6:00.

Friday, Oct. 21 – No school for students. Parent/Teacher Conferences from 8:00-12:00. screen-shot-2016-10-04-at-10-35-23-am

Monday, Oct. 24 – Friday, Oct. 26 – Red Ribbon Week

Wed, Oct. 26 – Collaborative Planning.          Early Dismissal @ 11:40 am.

Wed. Oct. 26 – 6:00-9:00 – Zaxby’s Red Bank dine out night.

Thursday, Oct. 27 – Picture Re-take Day

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Important Upcoming Dates


Thurs, Sept. 15 – Interim Reports go home

Thurs, Sept. 15 – Grandparent breakfast for last names A-K

Friday, Sept. 16 – Grandparent breakfast for last names L-Z

Wed, Sept. 21 – Early Release Day (students dismissed at 11:40)

Thur, Sept. 22 – Chick-fil-a biscuit fundraiser during morning drop-off

Fri, Sept. 23 – PTO Bingo Night  6:00-7:30 pm

Fri, Sept. 23 – Fall fundraiser begins

Thurs, Sept. 29 – Picture Day

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Grandparent Breakfast

GrandparentsBring your Grandparent to school for breakfast!

Students with last names A-K are invited to come for the Grandparent breakfast on Thursday, Sept. 15.

Last names L-Z are invited to come on Friday, Sept. 16.

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Back to School night drop-in

Back to School graphic

Parents and Students are invited to come to school on Thursday, August 11 from 4:30-6:30 to and find their classrooms, meet their teachers, and bring in their school supplies.

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Supply Lists 2016-2017

Class Assignment Day is Tuesday, August 2 from 8:00-12:00 and 2:00-6:00. Enter through the main doors by the office (instead of down by the PE room/cafeteria).

4K Supply List 2016-2017

Kindergarten Supply List 2016-2017

1st Grade Supply List 2016-2017

2nd Grade Supply List 2016-2017

3rd Grade Supply List 2016-2017

4th Grade Supply List 2016-2017

5th Grade Supply List 2016-2017

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We are collecting food items

Screen Shot 2016-05-16 at 11.59.26 AMPlease join our First Grade Student Leadership Team in donating items of food for families in our community.  Suggested items are:

1st grade: Fruit or applesauce cups

2nd grade: Cereal (small individual serving sized)

3rd grade: Breakfast bars

4th grade: Crackers (individually packaged)

5th grade: Ramen Noodles or Instant Grits or Oatmeal (individually packaged)




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May and June dates

spring carnival

Click here to view the May newsletter  May/June breakfast menu       and May/June lunch menu


Friday, May 6 – PTO Spring Carnival  5:30-8:00 pm  This is a FREE event from the PTO to say thank you for your support. There will be lots of games, inflatables, a dunk tank, and Go-Go Laser Tag. Food (pizza, popcorn, candy, drinks, and Kona Ice) will be for sold.

Wed & Thurs, May 11-12 – SC PASS Science & Social Studies testing for 4th/5th grades

Thursday, May 12 – Sweet Frog dine out night

Friday, May 13 – Blowfish reading logs are due to the Learning Commons

Mon, May 16 – Regular school day (It was supposed to be a weather make-up day.)

Tues, May 17 – Chick-fil-a biscuit sale

Wed, May 18 – Last day for 4K    AND    Pelican Snowballs Night from 6-8 pm

Thurs, May 19 – Sonic dine out night

Friday, May 20 – Career Vehicle Day

Tues, May 24 – Paperback book swap. Students may bring in up to 10 gently used paperback books from now until May 20. They will get a ticket to swap the number of books they donated for that number of books on the book swap day.

Thurs, May 26 – Moe’s Dine Out Night

Fri, May 27 – CSES Field Day

Mon, May 30 – NO SCHOOL  Memorial Day

Wed, June 1 and Thurs, June 2 – Half day for students. Dismiss at 11:00 am.

Tues, June 21 – Blowfish baseball game for those who completed the Blowfish reading challenge from April/May. Mr. Watchinski is throwing out the first pitch at 7:05.





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