LES Weekly Update

International Baccalaureate World School

Just a reminder that there will be no school on January 20th

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Welcome Dr. Tim Carnahan as LES's new principal!

Dr. Carnahan has 28 years of education experience and currently serves as principal of Waccamaw Intermediate School in the Georgetown County School District.

An award-winning principal, he began his career teaching third and fourth grades.

He became principal at Waccamaw Intermediate School when it opened in 2008. While there, the school earned a 2019 Palmetto’s Finest award, consecutive Palmetto Gold Awards for overall achievement, recognition for closing the student achievement gap, and National Blue Ribbon School status.

He also received numerous personal awards and recognitions, including 2018 National Distinguished Principal recognition from the National Association of Elementary Schools, and 2017 South Carolina Elementary Principal of the Year from the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.

We are super excited to have him to join us!

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Kindergarten Registration

Lexington County School District One will hold a two-week-long early registration period for children entering Lexington District One for the first time in the 2020–2021 school year as either a 4-year-old kindergartner, 5-year-old kindergartner or first-grader.


From Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, through Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, parents can go to the elementary school in their attendance area to register their child from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Schools will offer longer hours, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 6 only.

To enroll your child, bring your child’s birth certificate, a completed South Carolina Certificate of Immunization and proof of residency.

For proof of residency, bring a current electric bill/statement or other utility bill showing your name and home address within the district, and your South Carolina driver’s license or other state or federal photograph identification.

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Thank you to Radius Church for your donation to LES! We appreciate your willingness to help LES grow and prosper!

Please make sure that your child is ready to leave the car when dropped off in the morning so that the car line can continue to move quickly and smoothly.

PTA Bingo Night Volunteer Sign Up Sheet

Your help is requested with our PTA Bingo NIght. Please click on the link to see how you can help our PTA to make Bingo Night successful AND fun!!!

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Upcoming Events

January 20-MLK Day, school holiday, no school for students and staff

January 24-Chick-Fil-A Sales begin at 7am

January 31- LES PTA sponsors Family Bingo Night 6:00-7:30

February 14-Teacher workday/Professional Development/Collaborative Planning Day

No school for students

February 17-Severe Weather Make-up Day- All students and staff report to school.