SAR Campus Updates: 1.31.23

February 1, 2023 Lower School News

Please see the reminders below:


International WeekDon’t forget that Lower School students are invited to wear cultural attire from a country of their choice this Friday, February 3.


Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF): Flyers were sent home in your child’s folder regarding the upcoming Daddy-Daughter Sweetheart Dance.  It will be held on Saturday, February 25 from 6:30-8:30PM at the Ben Lippen School Gymnasium (MR Campus).


Fireflies Reading ProgramInformation was sent home with your child about the Columbia Fireflies Reading Program. This program will run from Wednesday, February 1 to Friday, March  The reading program is from Wednesday, February 1st to Friday, March 10. More information can be found in your child’s folder.


Beauty and the Beast: Ben Lippen Fine Arts is excited to present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast featuring students in grades 9-12. Performances will take place on February 9, 10, and 11 at 7 p.m. at the Ben Lippen School Performing Arts Center (500 St. Andrews Road). Tickets will go on sale at on Wednesday, February 1, at 9 a.m.


Grandparents Day – Save the Date:  Friday, March 10 is our annual Grandparents Day. More information will be sent home in the upcoming weeks.  March 10 is a half day of school.


Early Morning Drop Off:  Just a reminder that Early Morning Care opens at 7:15 a.m. and ends at 7:55 a.m. each day. If you arrive after 7:55 a.m., please go through the carline to drop off.  Also, please walk your child(ren) into the cafeteria or playground and sign them in when you arrive. Thank you!


Upcoming Dates:


January 30-February 3    International Week

February 9-11                  Beauty and the Beast

February 17 & 20             No School

February 25                     Daddy/Daughter Dance

March 10                         Grandparent’s Day – Half day of school

March 27-31                    Teacher Appreciation Week