Lower School NE Campus Updates – 8.31.22

August 31, 2022 Ben Lippen News, Lower School News


Dear Parents,

We are so grateful for each one of you and are praying for you and your families as you continue to settle into a smooth routine for this school year.

Here are a few reminders for this week:

1.   MAP testing: MAP testing continues this week for our first and second graders. Kindergarten students will be tested later in the year. More information will be shared by your child’s teacher.

2.   Falcon Feast: September order forms are due tomorrow Wednesday, August 31st. Please include payment with your order form. Due to advanced ordering/payment, no refunds will be issued.

3. Picture Day: Smile! Picture day for our NE campus is next Thursday, September 8th.

– Students are to wear regular campus wear clothing.

– A picture proof will be sent home from the school with information on how to order.

(Allow 3-4 weeks for proof to arrive.)

– Picture Questions:  Contact Strawbridge Studios at 1-866-624-6229 or by email at

4.   Handbook Forms: If you have not already returned your signed lower school handbook commitment form, please do so as soon as possible. A copy has been included in your child’s Tuesday folder if it still needs to be returned.

5.   PTF FundraiserDon’t forget to order your Ben Lippen spirit wear t-shirts and/or sweatshirts at  The shop closes on Wednesday, September 7th at midnight. All proceeds go to PTF to benefit our teachers, staff and school.

6.   Afterschool Clubs: Clubs will begin after Labor Day. Below are the clubs offered at the NE campus:

Mondays: Soccer Shots (PK4-K5), 3:15-3:45, visit

Wednesdays: ACRO (PK4-2nd), 3:15-4:00, visit

Thursdays: Karate (ages 5 and up), 3:00-4:00, visit

Afterschool Club offered at MR:

Mondays & Wednesdays: Ben Lippen Athletics Youth Development League Co-Ed Soccer (1st & 2nd), 3:30-4:30, visit

7.   Clothes Closet Volunteers Needed: If you are interested in helping with the campus clothes closet, please click on the following link to sign up to volunteer.  You will receive 3 free articles of clothing each time you volunteer.


Upcoming Dates:

August 29-Sept 2        MAP Testing (1st-4th Grades)

September 5               No School – Labor Day

September 8               NE Individual Student Picture Day

September 26-30        Spirit Week

September 30             Half Day of School

September 30             Homecoming Football Game


Amy Parks, MSN, RN

NE School Nurse

Administrative Assistant

Ben Lippen School

(803) 807-4500 Phone

(803) 744-1387 Fax