From the Principal

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Words do not begin to express my gratitude for your support of our BoosterThon Fundraiser. This has been a great experience for our students as they learned about community and giving back. This program taught our them about fitness, character, and leadership and culminated in a wonderful fun run that I know they will never forget! For those of you that joined us for the fun run, I know you could feel and see the excitement, enthusiasm, and enjoyment in the air. This is what we experienced every day for eight days as the BoosterThon team worked with our students and teachers and became a part of our LES family. While they will be leaving our campus, I am convinced that the spirit of this program will live on for many days to come.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 28
ACT Aspire Writing
Grades 3-5
Interims Go Home Today!

Wednesday, April 29
ACT Aspire Reading
Grades 3-5
Thursday, April 30
ACT Aspire Math
Grades 3-5
Arts Gala @ LEHS
5:45 - Art Gallery
6:45 - Performance
Friday, May 1
5th Grade Meeting with Nurse Deal and Michael Manning

ACT Aspire Science
Grades 3-5
Tuesday, May 5
National Teacher Day

Wednesday, May 6
National School Nurse Day

Thu, May 7 - Mon, May 18
SC PASS Testing for Science
Grades 4-5

District Information

Standardized Testing Info. for Parents
Information & quick Q&A video for parents on spring statewide testing for grades 3-8.




Meal Benefits - Apply Online
Meal Benefits - Check Status Online





Important News from Nurse Deal

Especially with testing coming up, please be mindful of this:
Is your child getting the recommended hours of sleep?

How many hours of sleep are enough? According to sleep expert Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler, M.D. of Mayo Sleep Clinic, school-age children should have 10-11 of quality sleep each night.  This is uninterrupted sleep time. Depending on your child’s morning wake up schedule, a practical bed time for most elementary age school children is about 8 p.m. As always, frequent hand washing, a healthy diet, plenty of fluids for hydration, and recommended sleep hours will help your child be their very best for a great school day!


On another note, parents of 5th graders, please click here for information regarding a reminder about a special class that Nurse Deal and Michael Manning will be having on May 1.

Annah J. Deal, RN, BSN- LES School Nurse


Calling All Dads!

LES is looking for Dads and their kids to take part in a quick, before-school breakfast and a 45-minute program on fatherhood and family topics. You’ll take away some great tips and resources to help you be the best Dad you can be, and you’ll strengthen the relationship with your kids at the same time.
 
Mr. Bill Oden from the KCSD will lead this program.  For more information please visit the main website for All Pro Dad at http://www.allprodad.com/ and the chapter website is http://www.allprodad.com/4050.

Our next meeting will be April 27 beginning at 7:30.  It's FUN and FREE!  Here are some photos from that first meeting.  Thanks to all our wonderful dads that came to this meeting!  We hope to see more of you next month!



Pennies for Patients Campaign

Beta Club is sponsoring a Pennies for Patients Campaign from April 13-May 1st.  Pennies for Patients is a fundraising program that benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Our school goal is to raise $1000.00 for this worthy cause!  Each classroom will receive a collection box where students can deposit their donation. 

Online donations are also accepted. 

The class that raises the most money will win a pizza party! Let's try to reach our goal of $1000.00!!

"Hoppy" Helpers

We had such a great time honoring our volunteers!  We can't say "thank you" enough for all your support, time, and dedication.  We LOVE our volunteers!


Late Kindergarten Registration @ LES


Families who need to register their Kindergarten student for the upcoming school year may do so here at LES as follows:

Monday - Thursday from 8:30 -11:00am and 1:00 - 2:00 pm.

Please spread the news if you know of students who will attend LES.  Thanks for you help!


Legacy of Excellence - Awards and Honors


This just in....On Oct., 21, 2014, we received a 97/A on our Federal Report Card!

2013-14 Palmetto Gold Winner


Blue Ribbon Schools Lighthouse Award Winner


Lugoff Elementary is a Red Carpet School!

Visitors to our website

You were visitor number since September 4, 2012.  Thanks for stopping by.  We hope you found our site informative and helpful. Be sure to come back as we update often.  Have a great day!

Lunch Menu Change

Due to K-2nd Field Day on Friday, the lunch menu will change.  We will simply swap the lunch menu on Thursday and Friday, April 23 and 24.

IMPORTANT TESTING dates and Information


Parents of 3rd-5th graders, please make every effort to have your child here on the following days as these are very important testing dates!  Thanks for your cooperation!

ACT Aspire Writing and English on April 28th, grades 3-5
ACT Aspire Reading on April 29th, grades 3-5
ACT Aspire Math on April 30th, grades 3-5
ACT Aspire Science on May 1st, grades 3-5
ACT Aspire Make-Up testing continues through May 13th. 
SCPASS Science begins on May 7th and continues through May 18th for grades 4-5; SCPASS Social Studies begins on  May 8th and continues through May 18th for grades 4-5; make-up testing through May 22nd.

Lunch Buddies Needed!

·        Are you interested in a free school lunch?

·        Do you love young people?

·        Do you have 30 minutes a month you could spare?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, then you would make a great lunch buddy!  Lunch buddies commit to eating lunch with and establishing a relationship with a selected student.  We ask that you commit to one day per month, but of course you are free to eat with your lunch buddy more often than that if you wish.   Our goal is to help pair students with another meaningful adult.  If you are interested, contact Dr. Lloyd - 438-8000.  We need YOU!


Superintendent's Writing Winners

Congratulations to our school grade level winners of the Superintendent’s Writing Contest. They will compete against other grade level winners in the district. 

3rd grade: Mary Baxley Shuler

4th grade: Sara Beth McCaskill

5th Grade: Channing LeGrand

 

 


Welcome, Mr. Wyatt!


Our LES family welcomes Mr. Stephen Wyatt.  Mr. Wyatt has been added as an additional PE teacher here at LES.  He will be with us every Wednesday.  Our students had a great time with him coming into their classrooms on his first day! So glad to have you, Mr. Wyatt!

Yearbook News

Yearbooks are still on sale for $25.00.  We have less than 50 remaining so don't delay.  They are going fast!  If you are not sure you have purchased one, send a note to your child's teacher and we can check for you!

Introducing our 2014-15 Teacher of the Year...



Mrs. Ondere is a wonderful addition to our Lugoff Elementary family.  She works extremely hard  to make sure that her students excel, and she accomplishes this by working very closely with her students' classroom teachers.  Mrs. Ondere is caring, conscientious, and accommodating, and is always willing to lend a helping hand.

Reading Teacher of the Year


Congratulations to Mrs. Hope Robinson, 2nd Grade Teacher, for being chosen by her colleagues as the 2014-2015 Reading Teacher of the Year!  Mrs. Robinson is truly a dedicated teacher to ALL students at LES!  She is passionate about teaching and goes the extra mile to make sure students have every opportunity to be successful!  We LOVE Mrs. Robinson and are so blessed to have her here at LES!

Beta Club Officers


Congratulations to our newly elected 2014-15 Beta Club officers:
  • President - Brantley Padgett
  • Vice President - Blease Campbell
  • Treasurer - Iann Bowie
  • Secretary - Wade Rabon

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Artist of the Month


Parker Jackson - 4th Grade



Weather

Today, 4/27/2015
High: 74 Low: 48
Mostly sunny
9% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/28/2015
High: 71 Low: 51
Partly sunny
9% chance of precipitation.