Cowpens Elementary

Announcements for CES Students and Families

Cougar Caravan Route and Estimated Schedule March 27, 2020

11:30 am - Leave Cowpens Elementary School
•      Left turn on Foster Rd and Thru Tram
•      Right on Cannons Campground
•      Right on Hwy 110, then right on Foster Rd. 
•      Pass CMS and Sherwood Pool, then right on Goforth St. Right thru Three Oaks Apartments and Oakvale, then back left on Goforth.
•      Turn right on Foster Rd. and left on Seagle, left on Sunset, left on Brookwood West, left on Foster, left on Brookwood East, right on Sunset,  right on Crystal, left on Foster, left on Crestview, right on Sunset, right on Seagle, left on Foster Rd.
•      Turn left on Cannons Campground Rd, left on Dan River Rd, then left on Hwy 29
•      Travel 29 toward Cowpens, turn left on Washington Rd, left thru Washington Rd apartments, right on Washington Rd, left on Maple St until W. Church St.
•      Turn left on Church, right on Cannons Campground Rd, right on Hwy 110, then left on Cemetery St by Hardees. Straight onto MR Cash right on Boulder Ct, turn around in cul-de-sac, left on MR Cash.
•      Turn left on Catawba, left on Smith, right on Branch, right on Oak, left on Catawba, right on Baldwin, left on Linda.
•      Turn right on Church, left on Spring, right on Oakland St, right on Church St
•      Turn right on S. Linda, travel past ball field and left on Bunch St, left on Brown, left on Carver, right on Murph Hill Rd, right on Pacolet Rd, left on Bunche Lane, left on Bunche Circle, right on Pacolet Rd.
•       Stay left on Pacolet Rd, turn right on Horseshoe Circle, right on Pacolet Rd, right on McConnell Rd, right on Beacon Light, then right on Pacolet Rd, right on Pleasant Valley, left on Brown Sanders Rd, right on Pacolet Rd.
•      Turn right on Thompson Chapel, right on River Rd to Beacon Light Rd, go straight ahead on Coopertown Rd, then left on Cowpens Pacolet Rd, left on River St.
•      Turn left on S. Main St, Clifton, right on Calvert, cross over to Back St, right on Cedar, right on Clifton Glendale Rd.
•      Turn right on Goldmine Rd, right on Lewis Chapel, right on Clifdale Rd, left on Clifton Glendale Rd, left on Hopper Fish camp Rd, right on Lewis Chapel, right on Clifton Glendale Rd.
•      Turn left on Heritage Hills, right on Glenbrook, right on Heritage Hills, left on Cherry Hill, then right on 29. 
•      Turn right on Bellamy at red light, left on Main St, Clifton. Continue thru underpass on River St, left on Cherry Hill, left on Wedgewood, left on Cherry Hill, right on Servan, left on Harding, turn around in cul-de-sac, right on Servan, right on Cherry Hill, then Caravan will end. 

Virtual Spirit Week

virtual spirit week
Please send your Virtual Spirit Week pictures to [email protected]   
Monday - PJ Day
Tuesday - Family Picture Day
Wednesday - Activity Day - send in a picture of you doing your favorite activity 
Thursday -  Outdoor Play Day - send in a picture of you playing outside
Friday - School Spirit Day - Picture of you in your school colors 

Kindness Scavenger Hunt Home Edition



¨ Read to a younger sister or brother (or babies)

¨ Do someone else’s chores

¨ Help an adult with dinner

¨ Write a letter or draw a picture for someone in your family

¨ Give someone in your family a hug

¨ Let someone else choose (ex. what TV show to watch, what to eat for dinner, etc.)

¨ Play with your pet or give them a treat

¨ Play a game with a family member
(board or video game is OK)

¨ Gather toys that you don’t play with to donate to charity

¨ Donate food to a local food bank or food pantry      

 “In a World Where You Can Be Anything, Be Kind”



Extra Math Practice

Math book
Mrs. Reid has made some everyday math skills slideshows for optional assignments.   Skills covered are money, telling time, multiplication, number sense, measurement, etc.

This link if for grades 3-5. 

Free Wi-Fi Locations

Please use this resource to access free Wi-Fi.

Chromebook Issues?

computer Email [email protected] or call 864-279-6050 to get someone to schedule a time for the repair.  

Free School Meals

Free School Meals
Breakfast and lunch will be provided daily during school closure to any D3 child birth to age 18.  If you are in need of food from March 16-March 27, 2020, please call us at 279-6300.

What can you do to be creative at home?


Creative Challenge

Miss McDaniel

Draw what you think you will look like in the future

Go outside and find things in nature to create a self-portrait. You can use rocks, sticks, leaves, grass, flowers, etc.

Design your own invention. Draw a picture of your invention and describe what it would be.

Look through a window and draw what you see. (This could be your car window, house window, or any other place)

Choose one color and draw a picture with that color.

Think about the American Flag. Design a flag that represents your own family.

Create a picture using the letters in your name.

Create a collage by cutting, gluing, and taping things together to create a picture on a page.

Make a card for someone you love. Write a sweet message and draw a quick doodle inside.

Draw a circle anywhere on your paper. Turn that circle into a picture using your creativity.

Find any object around you, look closely and draw it. Make it look as close to real life as possible. Include all the details.

Free Choice!

Create/ do whatever kind of creative art you want!

Suggested Daily eLearning Schedule

5K-Grade 2
8:00-9:00    Breakfast, clothes on, prepare for the day
9:00-9:30    ELA/Writing assignments 
9:30-10:00       Recess/Exercise
10:30-11:00      Math assignments      
11:00-11:30      Independent Reading
11:30-12:30      Lunch
12:30-12:45      Ask a parent to read a story aloud to you or listen to a story recorded by Mrs. Summey at 
                   Cowpens Elementary Facebook Page
12:45-1:15       Recess/Exercise
  1:15-1:30        Word Work, Science or Social Studies assignments
Grades 3-5
8:00-9:00      Breakfast, clothes on, prepare for the day
9:00-9:30      ELA/Writing assignments 
9:30-10:00    Recess/Exercise
10:30-11:00      Math assignments      
11:00-11:30      Independent Reading
11:30-12:30      Lunch
1:15-1:30      Read a story aloud to a younger brother, sister, parent or grandparent and listen to a story recorded by Mrs. Summey
                    Cowpens Elementary Facebook Page
12:45-1:15      Recess/Exercise
1:15-1:30      Word Work, Science or Social Studies assignments

Free At-Home Learning Resources

Age of Learning Please access the Age of Learning Parent Letter  here.  A unique code has been assigned to our school for you to use at home with your children while they are completing eLearning and Distance Learning.  The sites provided have learning tools avaiable to all of the grade levels we serve.  

Current Schedule Updates

Canceled School
All field trips between March 17 and March 27, 2020 have been cancelled. 
If you have paid already, we will contact you next week to pick up your refund.

The 5th grade Charleston trip has also been cancelled. 
If you have paid already, we will contact you next week to pick up your refund.

Our Spring Performance that was originally scheduled for 
March 17th at the D3 Auditorium has been postponed. 
We do not have a date as of this time.

Cowpens News

updated closure announcement

Spartanburg County School District Three extends closure

As we continue to navigate through uncharted territory, Spartanburg County School District Three is following the governor’s orders and advising all of our students and staff to be prepared to remain closed through the end of April. More +
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Spartanburg County School District Three closure announcement

Spartanburg County School District Three will be closed for students starting Monday, March 16, 2020 through the end of Spring Break (April 5, 2020). District Three has been preparing for this potential closure for several weeks. Here’s what you need to know: More +
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Spartanburg County School Districts Release Joint Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SPARTANBURG, SC -- Sunday afternoon, the Department of Health and Environmental Services released news of a presumptive positive case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Spartanburg County. All seven Spartanburg County school districts have been closely monitoring and planning for the potential arrival of the Coronavirus in our community, and we wish to share important information about our response as well as ask for your partnership in helping prevent the spread of this and other illnesses.
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Report Card Rating

Cowpens Elementary School
Excellent SC Report Card Overall Rating 2018
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Puzzles for Preschoolers

CES is so grateful to everyone in the D3 family who donated puzzles for our preschoolers!

Keeping Students Safe

Keeping Students Safe It is our policy that we check your state issued driver's license or ID when you sign your child out of school.  Please bring your ID with you each time you sign your child out even if we know you.

Golden Apple Teacher

Golden Apple Congratulations to our own CES Teacher, Miss Allen for being named as a Golden Apple Teacher by WYFF 4!
Nations Healthiest Schools 

Publix Partners

Publix gives back a portion of their sales to support education. If you shop at Publix, CES earns money for our students.
To participate, simply sign up for an account at Go to account settings and choose Cowpens Elementary as your partner school. (You must do this each school year.) Then, you enter your phone number at check-out each time you shop.


Cougar Tales

alliance for healthier generation The Alliance for a Healthier Generation has announced that Cowpens Elementary School has been named to Healthier Generations annual list of America's #HealthiestSchools by achieving the 2018 National Healthy Schools Bronze Award.