2022 September Online Newsletter

The Best Beginnings


September is here and we are so excited to continue providing the "Best Beginnings" for our pandas.

Some important events to remember coming up in September are Grandparents Day, Fall School Pictures, International Literacy Day, and Book Fair! Please see the Student Calendar or the September Events Section below for details about these events and other exciting things happening at AES in September!

Your child's teachers are always ready and willing to help, so please reach out to them through the communication method(s) they have shared with you.

Please feel free to contact the school office at 843-264-3419 if you have questions or concerns. Also follow our Facebook PTA page @AndrewsElementaryPTA where you will find posts about school events, celebrations, and other Panda News.

Don't forget to join our Panda PTA, our students need you! https://aes.gcsd.k12.sc.us/parents/parent_teacher_association

Panda Events

2022 September Calendar

Panda Spirit Days - Every Friday wear your AES Panda shirt or Colors!

Girls on the Run - Every Monday & Thursday - 2:00-4:00

Event Highlights:

  • Sept 5 - Labor Day - No School
  • Sept 7 - Grandparents Day - PK-2nd Grade
  • Sept 8 - Grandparents Day - 3rd-5th Grade
  • Sept 8 - International Literacy Day
  • Sept 14 - Half Day for Students - Dismissal begins @ 11:00 am
  • Sept 15 - Interim Reports Go Home
  • Sept 19-23 - Book Fair
  • Sept 20 - Fall Pictures - PreK, 4th Grade, Cumbie, Baldwin, Wheeler
  • Sept 21 - Fall Pictures - 2nd Grade & 5th Grade
  • Sept 21 - GKCU Save Bank Day
  • Sept 22 - Fall Pictures - 1st Grade & 3rd Grade
  • Sept 22 - Fall Title 1/PTA 5:00
  • Sept 22 - Peeking in on Pandas - 5:30-6:00 pm
  • Sept 30 - Kona Ice

Scholastic Book Fair - September 19-23, 2022

We will have an In-Person Book Fair for students! Parents and Grandparents are welcome to visit our Homepage to view or purchase from our Fall Book Fair, too!

Click here to view our Homepage for our Fall Book Fair!

In-Person shopping is from September 19-23, 2022

Online shopping is from September 19-Oct 2, 2022

Become an Andrews Elementary PTA Member!

We have many opportunities for you to become involved with enriching your child's education!

Listed below are several of the events that PTA members will have the opportunity to help with as a volunteer:

  • Special Snack Helper
  • Sort and Distribute Fundraising Items
  • Count Fundraising Money
  • Provide occasional lunch/recess duty coverage
  • Spring Carnival Helper
  • Fall Festival
  • Field Day
  • and much more!

Please consider joining the AES PTA! Click Here for a PTA Membership Application.

School Bell Schedule

  • Building Open - 7:05 am
  • First Bell - 7:25 am
  • School Begins - 7:30 am
  • School Dismissal
2:00 pm PreK & Kindergarten Car Riders

2:05 pm 1st-5th Grade Car Riders (Group Riders of different grade levels will be loaded once all are have arrived at the ramp)

2:10 pm All Bus Riders

First Days of School

Things to Remember!

  • If your child is sick, please do not send them to school.
  • Click Here for the 2022-23 School Supply List

School Information

AES Mission Statement

The mission of Andrews Elementary School, in

partnership with parents and community, is to meet the

social, emotional, physical, and educational needs of all

students, enabling them to become life-long learners and

productive members of society.