Lower School SAR Campus Updates – 8.31.22

August 31, 2022 Ben Lippen News, Lower School News

Please see the reminders below:

Labor Day:  Don’t forget that there is no school on Monday, September 5.   Enjoy your long weekend!

SAR Picture Day:  Just a reminder that SAR Picture Day is next Tuesday, September 6. Please see the information below.

  • 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 

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 803-807-4400 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.

Updates from our Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF):

Afterschool Clubs: We have several extra-curricular opportunities that will begin over the next two weeks.  It’s not too late to sign up!  If you have any questions or would like to enroll your child, please use the email addresses below for details. Clubs for the SAR campus include:

    • 1st and 2nd grades: Mondays and Wednesdays
    • 3rd and 4th grades: Tuesdays and Thursdays

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 6           SAR Individual Student Picture Day

September 26-30    Spirit Week

September 30         Half Day of School (Homecoming Football Game)