New Providence Elementary School
Leading and Learning in All Directions
This Week's Calendar: April 16, 2018
Monday: Blowfish Reading Program begins
Tuesday, April 17: 10:10 Bridge; Art Studio
Wednesday, April 18: 10:10 Bridge; BETA Society meets (2:20 - 3:20)
Thursday, April 19: 10:10 Bridge; Chorus practice: Art Studio; NPES Night @ Ray's Pizza
Friday, April 20: SIC @ 7:15;Chorus @ Festival of Music (8:30 - 6:45); Special Olympics (8:30- 1:30); Kindergarten to Clinton Sease Farms (8:30 - 12:30)
Do you know the impact social media is having on your child and your family?
Jimmy Deal, Director of the South Carolina Occupational System (SCOIS), with the S.C. Department of Education, will be our guest speaker on Monday, April 23rd. Mr. Deal will be sharing the impact that social media is having on the brain and how it influences social relationships, social skills, and emotional regulation of children and adults. You don’t want to miss this informative session!!
Parent University on the Impact of Social Media
When: Monday, April 23rd
Where: New Providence Learning Commons
What Time: 6-7 p.m.
Boxed suppers will be available for order from Groucho’s. Order forms will be sent home on Tuesday, April 10th. Please contact Page Jordan at 821-3311 or Amy Wilson at 821-3310 with any questions.
Relay for Life
NPE is offering the opportunity to purchase luminaries to show your support for someone fighting cancer or in memory of someone who lost their battle with cancer. Please see the following form for more information.
Join us for the Second Annual Spirit Day with the Columbia Fireflies!
Tickets are just $9.00 with partial proceeds coming back to New Providence! When ordering your tickets please put New Providencel in the COMPANY list- this will ensure the tickets go to the right place!
Children under three are FREE.
• Splash Zone fun — Wear your suits!
• Fireflies team autograph session
• Post-game run of the bases
Be on the lookout for ways to participate in the on–field fun!
Order your tickets online here: https://fireflies5.streamlineticketing.com/group/event/lexone/
RSVP ends on Wednesday, April 18th.
Contact Kaylee Swanson at (803) 888-3014 or firstname.lastname@example.org with additional questions.
End of Year Dates
State Testing for 3rd, 4th and 5th Grades– May 7th-18th
NO School- May 25th AND May 29th
Class of 2018 Grad Walk– May 30th 7:45am: Past NPE students are invited back to NPE for our annual Grad walk
Kindergarten Celebration– June 1st 8:30am in the NPE Cafeteria
5th Grade Celebration– June 4th 6pm at Lexington Middle School Auditorium
Half Days- June 4th and 5th: Students dismissed at 11:00am. June 5th LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
New Raptor System
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School Kits for 2018-2019 School Year
It is time to start ordering school kits for next fall. If you are interested in ordering online orders are due June 1. You can place an order by clicking on the link below. Account no. 98185
Make PRIDE Every Day!
Lifelong Guidelines & Life Skills - April
April Lifelong Guideline:
No Put-Downs: "Care About Others"
No Put-Downs means to never use words, actions, and/or body language to degrade, humiliate, or dishonor others.
Sense of Humor: "Laughter Feels Good"
Sense of Humor means to laugh and be playful without harming others.
Caring: "Show You Care"
Caring is to feel and show concern for others.