SAR Campus Reminders: 5.2.23

May 3, 2023 Ben Lippen News, Lower School News

Please see the reminders below:

Calendar Change: Just a reminder that next Wednesday, May 10, will be a half day of school and there will be no school on Thursday and Friday, May 11 and 12. This change is due to limited parking and security issues during a CIU Track event that will be held on the MR campus.  The bus will run on a half day schedule on May 10.

Seussical Kids:  Seussical Kids, a musical featuring students in our third and fourth grades, will premiere at the Performing Arts Center (500 St. Andrews Rd) THIS Thursday – Saturday, May 4-6, 2023, at 7 p.m.   Tickets are on sale at

Field Day:  A huge thank you to Coach Brooker, our parents and teachers for all their hard work on our Field Days! Everyone had a blast and we are already looking forward to next year!!

MAP Testing:   All 1st-4th grade students will take the NWEA MAP assessment. Your child’s teacher will let you know the specific testing days, as they vary from class to class. Below are helpful reminders for testing days:

  • A good night’s rest and a healthy breakfast help students to be prepared for testing.

  • Please be sure students arrive on time.

  • Students may bring a snack and a water bottle.

  • MAP test results and final report cards will be mailed home at the end of the school year.

Senior Send Off – Our Seniors will be walking through our hallways on Wednesday, May 17, as students and teachers cheer them on along the way. Feel free to make a sign at home with your child to congratulate the Class of 2023 and make them feel extra special!

Cooking and Art Camp: This camp is for rising K5 – 5th graders and will be held June 5-8 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at the SAR Campus. Register your child by scanning the QR code on the flyer that was sent home last week. Space is limited. Please email with additional questions.

Camp Invention – June 12-15:  We are excited to offer Camp Invention again this summer.  Flyers were sent home last week with more information on how to register. It will be held at the Monticello Road campus.

Sports Camps:  Ben Lippen Athletics 2023 WIN Summer Sports Camps are back and better than ever!!! They will offer several weekly fun-filled camps where kids are able to pursue their passions and fuel their athletic potential.  Click WIN Summer Sports Camps for more information.

Message From the BLS Booster Club:  On Monday, May 15, the Ben Lippen Booster Club is hosting its first golf tournament to benefit all sports at all levels. If you like to golf, want to advertise your business, or desire more time with your school family, the Falcon Scramble is for you! Questions can be directed to


Upcoming Dates:

May 4-6                   Seussical Kids

May 10                    Half day of school

May 11, 12              No School

May 18                    K5 Promotion

May 23                    4th Grade Promotion

May 22, 23, 24        Half days of school

May 24                    Last day of school