Lower School NE Campus Updates – 9.7.22

September 7, 2022 Ben Lippen News, Lower School News

Dear Parents,

We are hopeful you and your families enjoyed some rest and relaxation over the Labor Day weekend! We are looking forward to a great week ahead!

Here are a few reminders for this week:

1.      Picture Day: Smile! Picture day for our NE campus is this 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

2. Afterschool Clubs: Clubs will begin this week. Below are the clubs offered at the NE campus:
Mondays: Soccer Shots (PK4-K5), 3:15-3:45, visit

Thursdays: Karate (ages 5 and up), 3:00-4:00, visit An updated flyer
noting 2 free trial classes Thursday, September 8th and 15th can be found in your child’s
Tuesday folder.

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


3. Headmaster Coffee: Enjoy coffee and conversation with our Headmaster, Dr. Tony Fajardo, and fellow Ben Lippen parents. It will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, September 7th, at 8:30 a.m. in the conference room at the high school.


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


5.  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


6. Substitutes Needed:  If you are interested in being a substitute teacher/teacher 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 8               NE Individual Student Picture Day

September 26-30        Spirit Week

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