Lower School NE Campus Updates: 9.14.22

September 14, 2022 Ben Lippen News, Lower School News

Dear Parents,

Here are reminders for this week:

  1. Homecoming Spirit Week: Ben Lippen Spirit Week will take place September 26-30th. The theme of Spirit Week is “Game On.”

Dress-up days are as follows:

    • MONDAY: Senior Citizen Day (Bingo)
    • TUESDAY: Decades Day (Dance Dance Revolution)
    • WEDNESDAY: Career Day (Guess Who?)
    • THURSDAY: Under the Sea (Battleship)
    • FRIDAY: Gold Rush (Mario Kart)

Don’t forget that Friday, September 30th is a half day of school (dismissal at 11:45) with our Homecoming football game in the evening.

2.   Helping Kids With Cancer Drive: Ben Lippen School is partnering with Prisma Health Children’s Hospital to support the staff and families they serve in honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness in the month of September.

To honor families experiencing childhood cancer, please consider donating the following:

Gift cards to Target, Walmart, UberEats

Games such as Uno, Jenga, Trouble, Sorry

Crayola Crayons

Collection bins will be available during Spirit Week, September 26-30th.

3.   Afterschool Clubs:Clubs have started in full swing this week. Please see the attached flyer from Carolina Show Co Tumbling (ACRO) and the following link to register for a free trial class that will take place tomorrow, September 14th

Regular ACRO classes will begin on Wednesday, September 21st. You may use the following link to register for classes:

4.   PTF Ben Lippen Faculty/Staff Tailgate Lunch: PTF will be providing chicken tenders
from PDQ for lunch for teachers and staff on Wednesday September 28th. Please consider signing up to provide additional sides at the following link:!/showSignUp/70a0b4aa8ad22a7fb6-benlippen

5.   Substitutes Needed:  If you are interested in being a substitute teacher/teaching assistant, or know someone that may be interested, please contact the school office at 803-807-4500 or stop by to pick up an application. You can also find the application on the CIU website ( Once on their home page, scroll to the bottom and click on employment. You will then scroll towards the bottom of the employment page and click on the Ben Lippen Employment Application.


Upcoming Dates:

September 26-30        Spirit Week

September 28             See You at the Pole

September 30             Half Day of School

September 30             Homecoming Football Game

October 12                 Half Day of School

October 13-14            Fall Break

Amy Parks, MSN, RN

NE School Nurse

Administrative Assistant

Ben Lippen School

(803) 807-4500 Phone

(803) 744-1387 Fax


ACRO flyer