Skip to content

Save the Date

  • April 25: Barrier Island 2017-2018 Parent Meeting at 6:30 pm in the Dining Hall (This is for rising 5th grade/current 4th grade parents.)
  • April 27:  6:30 p.m.  Fourth and Fifth Grade Boys’ Human Growth and Development presentation in the Blue Room.  Questions, please email Mrs. Burnsed at
  • May 2:  9:30 a.m. Second Grade attends the Quick Think-A-Thon at Eckburg  
  • May 2:  5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Family Fun Night at Pooler Chick-Fil-A 
  • May 15: 9:00 am Talent Show in Eckburg
  • May 16: 6:30 p.m. Fourth and Fifth Grade Girls’ Human Growth and Development presentation in the Blue Room.  Questions, please email Mrs. Burnsed at

Christ in Action

  • The Sunshine Committee along with the help of Mrs. D. Wells’ Kindergarten class delivered treat bags to all of the support staff.  We thanked everyone for their “egg-cellent” service to SCPS!

  • Mrs. Lucas’s Kindergarten students wrote about Easter.


What’s Coming Soon?

  • The Scholastic Book Fair will be at our school this week!!  This will be a great opportunity to find some good books for a fun summer of reading.  Our Book Fair theme for spring 2017 is Happy Camper Book Fair: S’more fun with books!


  • Barrier Island Parent Meeting for fourth (rising fifth) grade will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at 6:30 pm in the Dining Hall.  Please come to hear more about the exciting ecology science trip for 2017-2018!
  • Talent Show tryouts will be on Thursday, April 27 and Friday, April 28.  Dress rehearsal  is scheduled for the afternoon of May 12.  The Lower School Talent Show will be on Monday, May 15, at 9:00 am in Eckburg! Click on these links to print the Talent Show Letter 2017 and the Audition Form.
  • Summer Bridge Books are being offered to SCPS parents again this year. Order forms were sent home last week, and you can also download the form: Summer Bridge Books 2017.  Forms are due by Friday, April 28th.  Books will be delivered at the end of May.

Classroom News

  • PreKindergarten studied Earth Day with The Lorax.

  • Mrs. Bowen and Mrs. Wenger’s Class had a fun time at Savannah Children’s Museum!

  • Do YOU know what an oviparous animal is?  Our PreKindergarten students do!

  • Kelly Wells’s Kindergarten class learned about different types of rocks. Students worked in teams to “build” a volcano. Then… they blew them up! Awesome!

  • Fifth graders came to visit Mrs. Ringham’s second grade classroom on Friday afternoon.  They brought their poetry books to share with the students!

  • Mrs. Wigand’s class practiced their weekly spelling words by throwing balls and enjoying some vitamin D. Moving the fun inside, students worked in groups with manipulatives to answer critical thinking questions in math.

  • How well do you know your state?  Fourth grade has decorated Building 6’s hallway with the great places in Georgia you can visit!

  • The fourth grade classes enjoyed “The Liberty Tree Tour” during a trip to downtown Savannah to visit American Revolution monuments and sites. They were excited to be able to pretend to be British soldiers in the redoubt at the site of the Siege of Savannah.    

  • Mrs. Parr’s Fifth Grade math classes studied measurement by holding the Math Olympics! The long jump and discus throw were held in Building 6’s hallway.

Field Days 2017

  • Lower School held Field Days April 19-21! Thank you to Coach Priddy for planning three days of spectacular fun.  Our thoughtful PTF arranged to have the Kona Ice truck on campus for all three days! What a treat!

Resource News

  • Mrs. Gray is getting ready for Reflections!  Next week, classes will visit our very own Reflections Art Gallery in Eckburg.
  • Mrs. Encapera’s Spring Cooking Class prepared chicken noodle soup from scratch and made Rice Krispie Treats!  While the cooking class is FULL, her “Eti-Kit” course (including dinner at the Pink House) has a few openings left.  Visit our After School Activities website at for more information.

Did You Know?

  • One of our own US students, Harry Meyer, is working on his Eagle Scout rank.  His chosen project is creating reading areas for the Ronald McDonald House (and hospital rooms).  If you would like to donate new books to his project, please send them to the Lower School Office. You can also purchase a book during our Book Fair this week to donate!