Palmetto Gold and Silver Winner 2010-2015
March 2018 – Music in our Schools Month
15 – LES PTA Chicken Salad Chick family night
20- COOL CAT recognition, K-2nd
20 – Attractions Dining & Value book fundraiser orders and money due
21 – Early Release (Dismiss at 11:40am)
22- COOL CAT recognition, 3rd – 5th
23 – Pick up Attractions Dining & Value Guide orders from 2-6pm in the Cafe
26-29 – Treehouse Bookfair
28- Report cards go home
30 – Weather Make-Up Day #2, School for everyone!
April 2018 – School Library Month
2-6 – Spring Break!
10 – Spring Pictures
12- Special Author Visit!
19 – Spring Concert & Reflections Display, 6pm, Cafe
24 – COOL CAT recognition, K-2nd
26 – COOL CAT recognition, 3rd – 5th
26- LES Family Skate Night, 6-8pm
27 – Book Character Parade
TBD – Lexington County Blowfish Reading Program
7-11 – National Teacher Appreciation Week
25 – Weather Make-Up Day #3 / No School
28 – Memorial Day / No School
29 – COOL CAT recognition, K-2nd
– Rising 6th grade tour or LMS (8:30am – 10:00am)
31 – COOL CAT recognition, 3rd – 5th
4 – Half Day for students, dismiss at 11am
4 – Grade 5 Promotion Program, 8:30am, Cafe
5 – Last day & Half Day for students, dismiss at 11am
5 – Grade 5 Parade (9:15am) & Celebration (9:30am)
6- Last day for teachers
9 – Class Assignment Day
21 – First day of school for students
3 – Labor Day, no school
25 – Family Literacy Night, 6-7:30pm
8 – School Picture Day
9 – Boosterthon Kicks Off
18 – Boosterthon Fun Run
13- Picture Make-Up Day
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Lexington Elementary receives Palmetto Gold and Palmetto Silver Awards
Eighteen of Lexington County School District One’s 30 schools received Palmetto Gold Awards on Tuesday recognizing each school’s entire student body’s academic performance. The South Carolina Department of Education’s Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards program recognizes schools for overall academic achievement and for closing the achievement gap among historically lower performing groups of students.
The Lexington One schools receiving Gold Awards for general performance are Carolina Springs Elementary, Gilbert High, Gilbert Primary, Lake Murray Elementary, Lexington Elementary, Lexington High, Lexington Middle, Lexington Technology Center, Midway Elementary, New Providence Elementary, Oak Grove Elementary, Pleasant Hill Elementary, Pleasant Hill Middle, Rocky Creek Elementary, Meadow Glen Elementary, Meadow Glen Middle, Saxe Gotha Elementary and White Knoll High.
Eight other schools, Lexington Elementary, Lexington Middle, Oak Grove Elementary, Pleasant Hill Middle, Rocky Creek Elementary, Meadow Glen Elementary, Saxe Gotha Elementary and White Knoll Middle, received Palmetto Silver Awards for closing the achievement gap.
“Teachers and administrators work hard every day to ensure that every student receives a high-quality education with challenging instruction,” reflected Dr. Karen Woodward, Lexington District One superintendent, reflected. “These awards validate their hard work.”