Lower School – SAR Reminders 8.9.22

August 9, 2022 Ben Lippen News, Lower School News

SAR Parents:

Please see the following reminders for the rest of this week. We are looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow.

SAR Open Campus “Drop-In” Tomorrow:  Our SAR Open Campus will be held between 10:00-11:30 a.m. tomorrow, August 9 for our PK3 through 4th-grade families. This is a time to come and meet the teacher, bring in your school supplies, and see the classroom. In the classroom, you will also receive a packet that will contain your car line number and other information about the school year. If you are unable to attend the Open Campus, your packet will be sent home with your child on the first day of school. Listed below are the Open Campus times for all of our lower school campuses.

  • Northeast Lower School Campus: 8:30-9:30 AM
  • Monticello Road Lower School Campus: 9:00-10:30 AM
  • St. Andrews Road Lower School Campus: 10:00-11:30 AM

First Day of School:  Wednesday, August 10 will be the first day of school for all K3 through 4th-grade students. It will be a half day of school with dismissal at 11:45 AM.

Shuttle Bus Service:  If you are planning to use the shuttle bus service this year, you must register your child(ren) at Please contact the school office at 807-4400 if you have any questions. This service will begin on Wednesday, August 10.  Wednesday, August 10 is a half day of school and the bus will run on a half-day schedule (no extended care).

SAR Extended Care:  Morning and after-school extended care will be held in the cafeteria. Please park near the playground and walk your child into the cafeteria and sign them in. Morning care will begin on Wednesday, August 10, at 7:15 a.m. and end at 7:55 a.m. Afternoon extended care will begin on Thursday, August 11 at 3:00 p.m. and ends each day at 5:45 p.m. (We do not offer afternoon extended care on early dismissal days.)  Please be sure to fill out the registration form online at The cost of our afterschool care program is $8.00 per hour per child.

Upcoming Dates:
August 8       New Parent Dinner (held in the Upper School Gymnasium at the Monticello Road Campus)
August 9       Lower School Open Campus (SAR – 10:00-11:30 AM)
August 10     First Day of School – 1/2 Day of School with dismissal at 11:45 AM (No afterschool care)
August 11     First Full Day of School

See you tomorrow!

Gwen Cornwell
Administrative Assistant – SAR
Ben Lippen School
(803) 807-4351 Phone
(803) 807-4399 Fax