Lower School Reminders 10.12.21 (MR)

October 12, 2021 Lower School News

Fall Break: Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 13, is a half-day of school with dismissal at 11:45 a.m.  Students may wear spirit wear tomorrow. Please note that there is no after school care on half-days. There will be no school on Thursday and Friday, October 14 and 15.  Enjoy your Fall Break!

Spirit Week/Homecoming:  Spirit week is October 18-22.  Don’t forget that Friday, October 22, is a half-day of school with our Homecoming Carnival and football game in the evening.  Please see the attached flyer for more details.  Below is the schedule for spirit day dress.  If your child does not participate in spirit day dress, they should wear campus wear.

  • Monday          ‘Merica Monday
  • Tuesday          Western Day
  • Wednesday     PJ Day
  • Thursday         Character Day
  • Friday             Falcon (Green & Gold) Day

Individual Picture Retakes: Our individual retakes will take place on Wednesday, October 27.

Tickets on Sale for Frozen Jr.: The Fine Arts Department of Ben Lippen School is excited to present Frozen Jr. 
Performance Dates: Thursday through Saturday, October 28-30, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Location: Ben Lippen Performing Arts Center (500 St. Andrews Road)
View ticket package information, including the link to purchase tickets, at Ticket sales open to the public on Wednesday, October 13, at 9:00 am. 

Fall Festival: Please save the date for our Lower School Fall Festival –  Friday, November 12, at the Ben Lippen Football Stadium sponsored by our PTF committee. Families will enjoy food trucks, fellowship and a movie on the Jumbotron!  More details will be coming home soon.

Book Fair is coming November Book 1–5:  We are excited to put this activity back onto our fall calendar.  Volunteers are needed to make the fair run smoothly.  Teachers will send out a link soon so you can sign up online to help.   Coloring contest papers will be handed out in the next week, and are due on October 27th.  There will be a winner from each class 1st – 4th grade.  The winners will receive a free book on Wishlist Day.

Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Parenting Summit: On Tuesday, November 2, 8:30 am – 9:45 am at the Jones Center at CIU, Dr. Ryan Pack will be speaking to Ben Lippen parents on the topic of Parenting from a Christian Worldview. You don’t want to miss this incredible opportunity to hear from Dr. Pack, pastor of Riverland Hills Baptist Church.  More Information to come in the next couple weeks.  This seminar is designed for parents of K3-12th grade students.

Upcoming Dates:

  • October 13              Half-Day (Dismissal at 11:45 AM)
  • October 14-15         Fall Break
  • October 22              Half-Day (Homecoming)
  • October 27              MR Campus Picture Make-up