Friday, January 23, 2015

Reminders from the School Nurse

Reminders for staying healthy this winter

Hip Hop Dance Workshops

Friday, February 6, 2015 (Girls) & Saturday, February 7, 2015 (Boys)

The Westwood Dance Department will host a Hip-Hop Dance Workshop for girls in grades 5-8 at Westwood High School on Friday, February 6, 2015 from 4pm until 7pm and boys in grades 5-8 on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 10am until 1pm. The cost is $25 per student and includes dance instruction, water bottle, and snack. Families with 2 or more students attending will receive a $10 discount per additional student.

The Westwood Dance Workshops are under the direction of Ms. Veneshia W. Stribling, the Dance Teacher at Westwood High School. Westwood dance students will assist in workshop instruction and supervision of students. The format of the workshops will consist of movement instruction, lecture, and group discussions on hip-hop dance and jazz (girls only) techniques. Water bottle and a snack will be provided. 

Deadline for registration is Thursday, February 5, 2015.

If you would like more information, please contact Dance Teacher, Ms. Veneshia W. Stribling at Westwood High School-803 691-4049 ext. 36705 or

Boys Registration Form

Girls Registration Form

Future Chefs Competition

This competition is for 3rd-5th grade students.
Additional Information: Flyer and Recipe Form and Tips and Suggestions

Ridge View High School presents Smokey Joe’s Café
Ridge View High School presents Smokey Joe's Cafe in the Ridge View High School Auditorium April 29, 30 and May 1. Director, Wendi Wimmer is looking for elementary and middle school students who love to sing and dance to join the ensemble for this production. The rising young stars will get their own chance to shine in the musical number Jailhouse Rock! The first rehearsal is Monday, January 26 from 4-5 pm. If you have questions, email Ms. Wimmer at

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Honor Roll Recognition for 2nd Quarter

Students at Upper Campus will be recognized for achieving 2nd quarter honor roll next week on the morning show. The morning show begins at 8:10am.

Monday, January 26: 3rd Grade
Tuesday, January 27: 4th Grade
Wednesday, January 28: 5th Grade

Yearbook Orders

Print an order form here
The cost is $25 per yearbook. Please make checks payable to Lake Carolina Elementary. Send order forms and checks to your child's homeroom teacher. Orders are due by Feb. 12.

Sharing Career Opportunity

To help our students explore possible career options at Upper Campus, Lee Gator wants to travel to work with parents and then report back on our morning show. 

If you are interested in participating with this program, please click on this link and complete the form. Mrs. Skinner will contact you when it is your turn to have Lee Gator (a stuffed animal) go to work with you for a day! Lee will come with a journal and camera to help Mrs. Skinner share your career with the school on the morning show.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Father-Daughter Dance

Friday, January 23, 2015
Lake Carolina Elementary Upper Campus

Tickets are (1) per family (dad/daughter or daughters)
$20.00 through January 21st    
$30.00 after January 21st

Please order tickets electronically at
See event flyer for more details or to order tickets with cash or check.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Reading with the Gamecock Winners

Congratulations to Julia Matthews from Lower Campus and Tawana Chigoba from Upper Campus. They recorded the most pages read on their Gamecocks reading logs.  

All students who participated will receive tickets for the women's game vs. Vanderbilt on Feb. 15 at noon and the men's game vs. Mississippi State on Feb. 28 at 6:00.  Hope to see you there!

Monday, January 5, 2015

2015 Reading Resolution

Have you set a goal for yourself in 2015? Here is a fun link to help you read more and have fun while reading. Scholastic published 100 different ways to read in 2015!