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  • Parent Information Sessions

    We are accepting applications for the Language Immersion Program for the 2019-2020 school year for grades Pre-K through 1st Grade.  To receive an application, you must attend a mandatory parent information session.  During sessions, you will receive information about the program model, how immersion works, and additional program information as well as having your questions answered.  If you are interested in learning more, please contact Della Thigpen at 803-343-2900 or at


    Select an information session to attend.

    Date and Time


    January 8 @ 5:30 pm

    Brennen Elementary

    January 15 @ 8:30 am

    Carver-Lyon Elementary

    January 15 @ 5:30 pm

    Carver-Lyon Elementary (Bilingual Session)

    January 17 @ 5:30 pm

    Satchel Ford Elementary

    January 22 @ 8:30 am

    Carver-Lyon Elementary

    January 29 @ 8:30 am

    Carver-Lyon Elementary

    January 29 @ 5:30 pm

    Carver-Lyon Elementary



    After the Parent Information Session

    Once a family has attended a parent information session, the completed application must be returned to Della Thigpen at Carver-Lyon Elementary School by January 31, 2019 in order to be entered into the Language Immersion lottery.  Following the lottery, families will be notified of acceptance by March 15, 2019.