Meet at Main

Meet @ MainCome join us at the main branch of the Lexington County Public Library for Meet at Main.

Porkchop Productions will perform the play, The Bremen Town Musicians.

When: Thursday, April 21

Time: 6:00 pm

Cost: Free for CSE families


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April dates coming up

April 7-15 – Boosterthon fundraiserApril clipart

Friday, April 8 – Report cards go home

Tuesday, April 12 – Spring Concert 6:30 pm

Thurs, April 14 – Sweet Frog Dine Out night

Friday, April 15 – Boosterthon Fun Run

Wed, April 20 – Collaborative Planning Day – Early dismissal @ 11:40

– Pelican Snowballs night from 6:00-8:00 pm

Thurs, April 21 – Meet at Main – 6:00 pm – Main branch of Lexington Library. Porkchop productions will perform the Bremen Town Musicians. Free for CSE families.

– Sonic Dine Out Night

Fri, April 22 – Regular School Day

Thurs, April 28 – Moe’s Dine out night

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Boosterthon fundraiser

Big World RecessBoosterthon is here again! Please mark your calendars for our Husky Fun Run on the morning of April 15th! We encourage families to come join us as we cheer on our students.

With the Husky Fun Fun, there is no selling or delivering products, and it reinforces the value of fitness. Family and friends anywhere can support our school by giving pledges toward the number of laps your student will run on April 15th. Our school goal is to raise $30,000 this year.

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Important dates before spring break

happyspringFriday, March 18 – Jump Rope for Heart (during related arts)

Mon, March 21 – Fri, March 25 – Book Fair (in the Learning Commons)  Open each day from 7:15-3:00.

Wed, March 23 – Dress as your favorite book character day + end of 3rd nine weeks

Thurs, March 24 – Class Picture Day

Fri, March 25regular day of school (make-up day because of the flood)


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Read Across March 2016

Read Across March 2016To celebrate our love of reading, here are some dress up opportunities for students for March.

  • Wed, March 2 – Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss wear read and white, and/or stripes + hop on popcorn (kids will receive a baggie of popcorn)
  • Wed, March 9 – Wacky Wednesday           Dress up as one of the wacky things we can see
  • Wed, March 16 – Read My Shirt Day    Wear a shirt to school with appropriate words/writing
  • Wed, March 23 – Dress as your favorite book character

Other fun reading dates in March:

  • Scholastic Book Fair – Monday, March 21 – Friday, March 25
  • Family Literacy Night – Tuesday, March 22 – 6:00-7:00 pm
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Learning Commons news

BookFairCalling all volunteers! It is almost time for our spring book fair! The dates will be March 21-25. If you are interested in helping please call Stacey Merritt at 821-5114, or email at We need your help!!


Winter reading challenge – due to Mrs. Merritt in the Learning Commons by Feb. 28. Click the link for more information – Winter Reading Challenge

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Upcoming February Events

family skate nightThursday, Feb. 11 – 3rd-5th grade Skate Night @ Skate Station USA (on #1 near Barnyard Flea Market)

Thurs, Feb. 11 – Sweet Frog dine out night

Friday, Feb. 12 and Monday, Feb. 15 – NO SCHOOL for students

Thurs, Feb. 18 – Sonic Dine-out night

Tues, Feb. 23 – Interim reports go home

Thurs, Feb. 25 – Moe’s Dine out night


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Collecting cold weather clothes

hat-mittens-scarfWe’re collecting cold weather clothing for families. All items are needed for adults and children! Here are some suggested items:


Kindergarten & 3rd Grade: Socks

1st & 4th Grade: gloves/mittens

2nd & 5th Grade: Warm Hats or scarves

Clothing Donation Flyer 2016

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iPad ensemble to play National Anthem

Join the Carolina Springs Elementary (CSE) family for a fun evening of college basketball. Our iPad Ensemble will play the National Anthem to start the game.

When: Saturday, January 30, 2016Gamecock basketball

Time: 6:00 P.M. (Doors open at 4:30)

Where: Colonial Life Arena

Tickets may be purchased online at our special Carolina Springs website. The link to the site is: . You will need to “Register as a New User” and complete the information before you can select individual seats. The deadline for online ticket purchases is Friday, January 29th at midnight. Please note that USC policy states that tickets must be purchased for anyone three years old and older.

USC Basketball Game Flyer

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Parent Book Club at CSE

Mindsets bookJoin us in reading and discussing Mindsets in the Classroom. We will explore fixed vs. growth mindsets, and identify ways to apply growth mindset in parenting, teaching, and in our own lives.

Location: CSE Room 317

Time: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Session I: February 3rd (What is Mindset? / Discuss Chapters 1-3)

Session II: February 17th (Implementing a Growth Mindset / Discuss Chapters 4-7)

Session III: February 24th (Summary / Discuss Chapter 8-10)

Click Mindset Parent Letter for the form to place your order for a book (by January 15)

Questions: Contact Misty Johnson, CSE Literacy Coach (821-5166 or

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