Come meet your teacher!

Kindergarten Orientation

Wednesday, August 14th

6:00 – 7:00 pm in the Kindergarten classroom

Welcome Back / Teacher Meet and Greet for Grades 1-5

Thursday, August 15th

6:00 – 7:30 pm in your child’s classroom and throughout the school

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Registration is August 8, 2019

Registration for the 2019-2020 school year at OGES will be held on Thursday, August 8th from 10AM-1PM and 3PM-6PM.

Parents/Guardians will need to bring the following documents with them to registration:

  • A valid driver’s license showing the current address of residence
  • A July power or water bill

During registration on August 8th, you will:

  • Find out who your child’s teacher will be
  • Pay any necessary school fees
  • Pick up car tags (if needed for afternoon car riders)
  • Be able to put money on your child’s lunch account
  • Be able to join the PTA

Please note that the Teacher Meet & Greet will be scheduled at a later date closer to the start of the new school year.

We look forward to seeing everyone on this day. It is going to be another great year at OGE!

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Information for 2019-2020 School Year

Please click HERE to access the Lexington School District One official calendar for the upcoming school year.

Please note that the first day of school for students is

Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

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2 more opportunities for Summer Reading fun!

Please join us on Thursday July 18th & 25th for our final two Summer Reading Adventures in the Library Learning Commons. OGES students and parents are welcome to come for a fun STEM activity, listen to our guest readers read some favorite books, and check out library books for summer reading.

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OGES Welcomes New Principal

Oak Grove Elementary welcomes Mrs. Christy Graham as our new principal beginning July 1.  The faculty and staff have already met Mrs. Graham and are excited for what next year holds for your children.

Next Tuesday, June 4, we will hold a Meet and Greet from 4:00-5:30pm in the cafeteria for OGE parents to come and meet Mrs. Graham and introduce yourself and your OGE students.

Below is a little bit about Mrs. Graham and her experience in education.

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With 19 years of educational experience, Graham currently serves as assistant principal at Midway Elementary School and recently completed the district’s Aspiring Principal Academy.

Beginning her education career in 1999 as a second grade teacher at Myrtle Beach Elementary School in Horry County Schools, she moved to Myrtle Beach Middle School as a sixth grade mathematics and science teacher three years later. In 2007, Graham transferred to Conway Middle School as mathematics and science instructional coach. She moved to Saluda Middle School as a sixth grade science and social studies teacher in 2010. She then served as curriculum coordinator and assistant administrator at Newberry Elementary School in 2011.

Graham joined Lexington District One in 2013 as assistant principal at Midway Elementary. While there, she designed and implemented grade-level meetings, planned and implemented professional development based on the district’s strategic plan and school data, and served as testing coordinator, mentor and 4.0 Rubric evaluator.

Superintendent Greg Little, Ed.D., said, “Mrs. Graham’s experience as an educational leader at both the elementary and middle school level gives her a unique perspective and a variety of skills. She is full of energy, a recent graduate of our Aspiring Principal Academy and experienced with immersion programs as well as science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics labs.”

Graham received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Coastal Carolina University and a Master of Education in educational administration from the University of South Carolina. She holds certifications in elementary teaching and elementary leadership as well as elementary supervision (principal), and has received additional training in cognitive coaching.

She is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Beta, the South Carolina Association of School Administrators and the Palmetto State Teachers Association.

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Title I Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars!  On Thursday May 16th, beginning at 6:30 pm, we will have our Title I Annual Meeting.  This will be a meeting to explain the new process that our school has started this year.

At the conclusion of the Title I Annual Meeting, our kindergarten students will present “A Happy Healthy Me!”

Please plan on coming and participating in an informative meeting about Title I, and then enjoy our 5k student program. Their performance will surely bring a smile to your face!

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SC Ready and SC PASS Testing Starts Wednesday, May 8th

It is very important that your student is present and on time. If you have any questions about the testing that will be happening, please contact your child’s teacher or our school office.

SC Ready Testing:

May 8 – 3rd and 5th grade -Day 1- Writing

May 9 – 3rd and 5th grade -Day 2- ELA/Reading

May 10 -3rd and 5th grade -Day 3- Math

SC PASS:

May 13 -5th grade -Social Studies

SC Ready Testing:

May 14 -4th grade -Day 1- Writing

May 15 -4th grade -Day 2- ELA/Reading

May 16 -4th grade -Day 3- Math

SC PASS:

May 17 -4th Grade – Science

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Class picture day – Thursday, April 11th

All classes will have their class picture retaken on Thursday, April 11th.  Anyone who purchased a group picture last month will get this one at no charge.

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1st Grade Students Present “Frog and Toad Jr.” on April 11th

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April Events

4/3: Report cards go home

4/10: Kindergarten field trip

4/11: Spring Arts Festival and Art Show 6:00PM

4/12: CREW Day

4/15 – 4/19: Spring Break

4/22: 5th grade field trip

4/23: 4th grade field trip

4/25: Special Olympics at WKHS; Junior Olympics (House and Derrick’s classes); 1st grade field trip

4/29: Career Vehicle Day for K-2nd; PTA Spirit Day at Pelican’s Snowballs on Augusta Road;

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