Global Minds with Caring Hearts

 


Our  Administration!

Alicia Prezzy, Assistant Principal
Jim Hamby, Principal
Michele Zee, Assistant Principal

The mission of Lexington Elementary School, in partnership with our community, is to develop in an enriched learning environment, life-long learners for the ever-changing world who demonstrate the International Baccalaureate attributes and attitudes of responsible citizens in a global society.

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2018 Veteran’s Day Parade and Ceremony

Thursday, November 8th, 2018 Veteran’s Parade and Ceremony
LES students are encouraged to invite a Veteran (a family member, close family friend, or neighbor) as their special guest to participate in this event honoring our local veterans. The event will include light refreshments, a school-wide parade, and a ceremony.
If your child is able to bring a Veteran to our celebration, please fill out the form located at the bottom of this letter. You can cut the bottom form off and return it to your child’s homeroom teacher. Please return it by Friday, November 2nd.

Guests should plan to arrive at LES by 7:40 AM.

LES will also create a “Wall of Honor” to display in our school to celebrate our Veterans and soldiers who cannot be with us on this Veterans Day Celebration. In order for us to create our “Wall of Honor,” please get a “Wall of Honor” form from the office, complete it, and return it by Friday, November 2nd. Please include a copy of a photo (not original) and put your student’s name on the back of the photo. The photo will be returned to you after Veterans Day.
Please cut, fill out, and return the below portion of this letter.
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In order for Lexington Elementary to obtain an accurate count of Veterans attending as a student’s guest and scouts participating in the parade, we are asking you to complete the attached form. Please return it by Friday, November 2nd. Thank you!
*****Veteran Information*****
Parents, please complete this portion of the form if you have invited a veteran to participate and they have accepted. If possible, please encourage the veteran to wear appropriate dress that would show they are currently serving, or have previously served, our country.
Ex. Uniforms, Sports Jackets with special pins, achievements, medals, or hats, etc… We would love our students to see this during the parade.
Student:________________________________
Teacher: ______________________________________
Special Guest: ___________________________
Military Branch: _______________________________
*****Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts*****
Please complete this portion of the form so we have an accurate count of scouts participating in the parade. All scouts should be in Class A uniforms. Cub Scouts (Cub Scout shirt with insignia, rank hat, rank neckerchief, scout belt, and nice blue/khaki pants or jeans) and Girl Scouts (Vest or Sash with insignia, white shirt, khaki pants/shorts/skirt) Class B t-shirts are not acceptable for this event.
Student:___________________________
Teacher: _____________________
Troop #: _________________
Please circle Current Rank:
Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Bobcat, Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelo I, Webelo II

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Red Ribbon Week Activities, October 22nd-October 25th

LES will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week, October 22nd – October 25th.  

The Red Ribbon Campaign® is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week®, October 23rd – October 31st each year. At Lexington Elementary , we emphasize prevention education and encourage students to make healthy choices everyday.  We will provide daily announcements to educate students on the meaning of celebrating Red Ribbon Week.

Magical Monday – Oct. 22nd: Wear your Disney themed attire (example: Star War or Princess Shirt)

Teamwork Tuesday – Oct. 23rd: Wear your LES spirit wear, favorite high school, college, or professional team jersey.

Wildlife Wednesday – Oct. 24th: Wear camouflage and/or bring a stuffed animal.

Throwback Thursday – Oct. 25th: Dress from another decade, (example:  50’s poodle skirt, 60’s tie-dye & peace signs).

Follow Your Dreams Friday – Oct. 26th: Wear your PJ’s, and please make sure they are school dress code appropriate!

Red Ribbon Week Activities 2018

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Boosterthon Fun Run is Tomorrow!

Tonight is the LAST night for pledges and our Fun Run is TOMORROW!

Join us in cheering for our students tomorrow morning!
5K and 1st grade – 8-9am
2nd and 3rd grades – 9:15-10:15am
4th and 5th grades – 10:30-11:30am

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October 17th is now a full day!

October 12, 2018

 

Dear Parents:

As you know, students missed another first semester school day on Thursday, Oct. 11th, due to Hurricane Michael.

We are not yet ready to announce when we will make up that day, and simply adding another day to the end of the second semester does not solve our first-semester students’ need for more instructional time.

In order to make sure our students do not miss any more instructional time, we will cancel the Collaborative Planning Day scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 17th, and make it a full school day for students. By doing that, we will recover some instructional time.

Schools will dismiss at their normal time on Wednesday, Oct. 17th. There will be no early dismissal and no collaborative planning.

Please note that this change to Oct. 17th cannot serve as a makeup day — as it was already a scheduled school day.

Thanks for your patience.

Mary Beth Hill, Chief Communications Office

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Parent-Teacher Conferences RESCHEDULED

Parent-Teacher Conferences have been reschedule for
Thursday, October 18th, from 3:00pm – 6:30pm.

Parent-Teacher Conferences that were scheduled for Thursday, October 11th, will now be held Thursday, October 18th.  Please check with your student’s teacher regarding this reschedule.

 

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Boosterthon Fun Run Update

Due to having Thursday (Oct 11th) off for Hurricane Michael, we will be moving our Boosterthon Fun Run to FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19th, instead of that Thursday.  This will allow students time for their daily pep rally and an extra day of fund raising. 
The FUN RUN will be FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19th, from 8:00am – 11:00am. 

Parents are welcome to come cheer on their students!

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School Cancelled for Thursday, October 11th

LEXINGTON, S.C. — Lexington County School District One is canceling school tomorrow, Thursday, October 11, 2018, for all students and staff in all attendance areas.

The safety of our students and staff drive our decision. Forecasters predict that Hurricane Michael will bring high wind gusts to our area on Thursday. School buses should not operate when sustained winds are at 30 miles per hour or greater or when frequent wind gusts exceed 40 miles per hour.

The district also cancels all daytime and evening meetings and events scheduled to take place at any Lexington District One school, performing arts center, field or facility. This includes all district programs, athletic practices or events, adult education classes, school or district-related meetings, events, or extra-curricular activities scheduled for tomorrow.

District officials will send parents, staff and students any further information about school closings or delays through SchoolMessenger, the district’s telephone calling system.

Parents can also get updates by following the district on Facebook or Twitter, checking the district’s website at www.lexington1.net, calling the district’s 24-hour recorded telephone message center at 803-821-1299, watching local television stations, listening to local radio stations or going to media websites.

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Boosterthon is Here!!


Boosterthon has begun at Lexington Elementary!  This is our biggest and best fundraiser for our school!  Our goal is $18,000, for school improvements.  The PTA will use this money for school and student needs, as well as funding for family events throughout the year!

Our FUN RUN will be held Thursday, October 18th. Mark your calendars to come out and cheer on your student!  It’s a lot of fun!

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Congratulations to our 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Ashlee Young, a first grade teacher, for being named our 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year! 

We have many wonderful teachers here at LES and the finalists were: Christy Hooker(5th grade), Kristen Williams(Music), Ashlee Young(1st), April Hughey (SE), and Julie Mentnech(K).

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PTA Sponsored Spirit Night at Urban Cookout – October 11th

Join us at Urban Cookout for Lexington Elementary School Spirit Night!
Thursday, October 11th
15% of all sales (between 4pm – 8pm), go to LES!

Urban Cookout
1072 Lake Murray Blvd
Irmo, SC 
803-400-2270

*Please show your receipt at the register the night of the event for the sales to go to our school!

Urban Cookout – click for flyer

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