We thank the Lexington One School Board members!

We thank the members of the Lexington One School Board for serving the students of Lexington School District One. We appreciate their willingness to serve, and we are grateful for their leadership, dedication, and commitment.

We salute the following Lexington One School Board members:
1. Cynthia S. Smith, Chair
2. Anne Marie Green, Vice-Chair
3. Dr. Brent M. Powers, Secretary
4. Michael E. Anderson
5. Jada B. Garris
6. Dr. R. Kyle Guyton
7. Timothy F. Oswald

Registration for 4K and 5K

Registration for 4K and 5K for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year will be held from January 27 until February 7 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Parents may also register students from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2020. In order to attend 5K in 2020-2021, students must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2020. In order to attend 4K in 2020-2021, students must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2020.

Currently, PHES offers two options for four-year kindergarten. Half-day 4K students are served at Lake Murray Elementary, and parents may apply to have their child screened for the program. Full-day tuition-based 4K students are served at PHES, with registration limited to 20 students. There is a $250.00 deposit due at initial registration. Other fees include a $100.00 learning fee and monthly tuition of $525.00.

When you register your child for kindergarten, please bring the following documents:
1. Proof of residency (current water or electric bill with name and address)
2. Official birth certificate (not hospital copy; must be long-form)
3. Official SC Certification of Immunization
4. Parent/guardian S.C. driver’s license or other state or federal photograph identification

If you have any questions about kindergarten registration, please contact Margaret Mitchum at 821-2800 or mmitchum@lexington1.net.

http://www.lexington1.net/lexnews/lexington-district-one-announces-kindergarten-first-grade-registration-dates

2020-2021 IMMERSION REGISTRATION

2020-2021 IMMERSION REGISTRATION INFORMATION
On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Immersion 5-K registration form will go live. Please revisit the Lexington One World Languages registration page at 4:00 p.m. to register your child on February 18. Parents and guardians will need to refresh the webpage at 4:00 p.m.

Please follow the link below to access the registration page:
https://lexoneworldlanguages.weebly.com/2020-21-registration-information.html

2020-21 PARENT INFORMATION SESSIONS
Parent information sessions for rising kindergarten students in 2020-21 will be held on the following dates at the Central Services Auditorium (100 Tarrar Springs Road, Lexington, SC 29072).

All 3 sessions will share the same information. This information will also be posted online on the Lexington One World Languages website for your access after the meetings or if you are not able to come to a meeting.

January 27, 2020 at 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 6:00-7:00 p.m.
February 3, 2020 at 12:00-1:00 p.m.

WHERE TO ENROLL
Parents must enroll their child for Kindergarten at the school you are zoned for, even if registering for immersion at another school. At the district level, your child’s registration documents will be transferred to the school he/she will attend in immersion if enrolled.

For immersion siblings of children already in the Lexington One program – please read the following:

Students who have siblings who are currently in the program will also register for immersion at the time of registration.
All registrants for 5K immersion for 2020-21 will use the same registration link.
Siblings must be enrolled for 5K prior to registering for immersion.

Our dual language immersion program begins in 5-year-old Kindergarten at the following schools for 2020-2021:
Centerville Elementary (Spanish)
Deerfield Elementary (German)
Gilbert Elementary (Spanish)
Meadow Glen Elementary (Mandarin Chinese)
Midway Elementary (French)
Pleasant Hill Elementary (Spanish)
Red Bank Elementary (Spanish)

Each session includes an explanation of the components of a partial-immersion program and the benefits it offers to students. Please click on the link to the flyer below for more information on the sessions.

The district gives priority to students whose homes fall within the attendance zones for the immersion schools. Ten additional spaces are reserved at each site for students who reside outside of those attendance zones but are residents within the Lexington One attendance zones.

Registration for the partial immersion program requires that parents register ONLINE only ONCE.

Parents who do not have access to a computer may register at any public library. Deerfield Elementary, Gilbert Primary, Meadow Glen Elementary, Midway Elementary, Pleasant Hill Elementary, and Red Bank Elementary will provide computer access for parents from 4–5 P.M. on registration day only.

Prior to registering, ALL parents must read the Dual Language Immersion Parent Understandings.

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Bingo Night on Jan. 31


Mark your calendars for Friday, January 31, 2020 for our PHES PTA Pizza/Bingo Night!

This is a FREE event! The cafeteria/PE room doors open at 6:30 p.m. for our families to dine-in on pizza and snacks. The games begin after dinner, and Bingo will be called by our very own principals! Order forms to pre-order your pizza in time for the big night have been sent home and placed on Peachjar.

Please contact the PHES PTA at PleasantHillElemPTA@gmail.com if you have any questions or comments. Bingo Night is a favorite event of the year! See you there!

Spring Sessions of Parenting Classes

PHES is hosting spring sessions of its popular Parenting Class. The six week parent training program is led by Assistant Principal Loretta Arnette and School Counselor D’Etta Broam, and designed to make parents feel more confident and more relaxed at the end of the day, all while having more fun parenting! Day and evening sessions are held at PHES weekly from January 28 until March 4, 2020. Find more information on the PHES Peachjar site, call the office, or email Ms. Arnette at LArnette@lexington1.net.

Please download online from Peachjar at:
https://share.peachjar.com/flyers/883464/schools/36572

American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge

PHES will be participating in the American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge this year from January 10-24. Donations will be accepted online and money collected will help students learn about their heart while helping others by raising money for the American Heart Association’s life-saving research. Please visit heart.org/kidsheartchallenge or download the “Kids Heart Challenge” app to your mobile device to take the challenge and to enter any donations.

Please look on Peachjar for more information:
https://app.peachjar.com/flyers/906935/schools/36572

RUNNING PROGRAMS

Run Hard is an 8-week after school running program.  Run Hard will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. — 3:45 p.m. at PHES. Visit www.runhard.org for more information to register your child on February 1, 2020.  Space is limited to 22 students. Please email Coach Tom Cronin at tcronin@lexington1.net for more information.

Team Utopia Youth is an after school running program for students in all grades. Team Utopia Youth will start on January 21, 2020 and run through May 9, 2020, and meet on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday afternoons at PHES. Please email Coach Joyce Welch at jwelch23@sc.rr.com for more information.