Drayton Hall Elementary School

Welcome to the Drayton Hall Elementary School page! Please like and follow so you can see all the exciting happenings taking place at DHES!

This year’s Boosterthon Fun Run was a success! Our student’s had a blast helping raise money for our school and we even got to see Ms. Anderson get slimed. Thank you to the many amazing families who pledged money and made donations. We are truly blessed to be surrounded by such a loving community. Gooo bobcats! #DHESBobcats

Fall picture packets are due!! The picture packages that went home a few weeks ago are not pre-paid packages. The entire package or parts of the package need to be returned to school if they are not being purchased. The entire package is $45 or you may choose to pay for individual sheets and just return the rest. You can also order online at strawbridge.net. The online order code is # 109155.
Thank you for your support!!



Parents, our #Boosterthon Drayton Hall Fun Run is TOMORROW! Come cheer your students! Our #FunRun is at in the gym. Run times per grade are: CD/K - 8:45 am | 1st - 9:45 | 2nd - 10:45 | 3rd - 11:45 am | 4th - 12:45 pm | 5th - 1:45 pm GO BOBCATS!


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Art to Remember - Start Your Order

Help support the art program at DHES!! Order your child's one of kind keepsakes either online or returning the order form to school!!

If you need your child's online order code please e-mail Mrs. Espiritu at [email protected].

Order forms are attached or you may order online at


Deadline to order at school is November 5. Online Deadline for on-time shipment to school is Nov. 9.
All orders will arrive the first week or so of December.

THANK YOU for supporting the ART program at DHES!


Red Ribbon Week starts on Monday!
This is the updated schedule.

The Boosterthon Team is having a BLAST "hanging out" with our Bobcats over the last week! We are almost halfway to our goal of $32,000! Thank you for your support! And gooooo Bobcats!


DHES Weekend Challenge Video!

Our #FunRun fundraising is underway! Students now have a WEEKEND CHALLENGE! If a student receives a total of $2 per lap in new pledges (or $60 in flat donations) over the weekend, they’ll receive a special #Boosterthon prize! Enter those pledges at funrun.com to qualify.

This video is about DHES Weekend Challenge Video

Surprising our new Teacher of the Year!

Surprising Mrs. Livingston with flowers as they announce the Teacher of the Year! #DHESBOBCATS

We announced our Teacher of the Year today! Congratulations Mrs. Livingston!
Our amazing teachers Mrs. McGill, Mrs. Rutkowski, and Mrs. Wolfgang were also nominated for Teacher of the Year. #DHESBOBCATS


Drayton Hall Principal Video

Hey Parents! Here is a video with our Boosterthon Team and Mr. Agnew updating you on how much we are raising and what those funds are for!


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2018 MML Student Star Video

The #Boosterthon Student Star video starring your child is the EASIEST and BEST way to ask for a #FunRun pledge. Log into FUNRUN.COM, click “Create Student Star Video” button, add a photo of your child, and SHARE it via email and social media!


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CCSD Gifted and Talented Artistic Nominations are OPEN!! For all students grades 3-7. If you have any Visual Art questions please contact Mrs. Espiritu at [email protected]. For all Music, Dance and Drama questions please contact Mr. Benson at [email protected].
Nomination deadline is Nov. 2. Portfolios and Auditions are due by December 21.

We kicked off our FUN RUN today with an awesome #Boosterthon Pep Rally. Register your student at FunRun.com (they get a prize just for registering!) and enter all pledges from friends/family to help our school and earn more rewards. Thanks for your support!

Keenan Bunton demonstrated some Bobcat pride at the Tarheel Tango 2018 in Chapel Hill, NC on October 13th. Keenan competed in the 3 by 3, 2 by 2, 4 by 4, skewb and pyraminx competitions. His personal best, and the one he's most proud of, was a 3 by 3 completed in just 19 seconds! Keenan cannot wait for his next competition on 11/3/18 at Trident Technical College. He has been practicing like crazy and even improved his best times in preparation for next weekend!

Monday, October 22nd is the start of our Boosterthon fundraiser!

Our students and teachers loved wearing pajamas to school! Thank you for your school spirit and support. 😀

[10/09/18]   Walk to School is cancelled tomorrow due to high chance of rain

Don't forget to wear blue, black, and/or white! GO BOBCATS!

DHES is continuing to collect donations for the next 2-3 weeks for those affected by Hurricane Florence. Check out the page “Fighting Flo in the Lowcountry” for more information about different drop off locations. Thank you Mrs. Creedy for helping our school help others!

School Art Program Fundraiser Information:

This fall, our school is participating in a unique fundraising program with Art to Remember that gives you the opportunity to purchase keepsake items with your child's artwork on them. The best part is that every keepsake order supports the art program at our school.

Order forms for Art to Remember will be sent home with students on October 24 and are due back by November 5. To see available keepsake items like coffee mugs, key chains, and necklaces, visit


[09/24/18]   Tomorrow is an early release day at 1:30pm

Want to help those affected by Hurricane Florence? Send in any of the listed supplies below to your student's teacher!
Check out Fighting Flo in the Lowcountry on Facebook and spread the word to other bobcat parents.


Fighting Flo in the Lowcountry

We are proud to be working with 𝗙𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗙𝗹𝗼 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗟𝗼𝘄𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗿𝘆 to gather supplies for those affected by Hurricane Florence. If you would like to donate you can use the link below to see drop off locations or simply send in donations to your student's classroom.

fightingflointhelowcountry.com Fighting Flo in the Lowcountry is a local grassroots effort growing here in the Lowcountry to help those most affected by hurricane Florence.

[09/06/18]   Today is picture day! Smile!😬

So excited this is happening in West Ashley!!! #gpscarolina #globalpremiersoccer

DHES Teachers....OUT!


5th grade graduation is almost here!

When: Tuesday, May 29th 9:00AM
Where: DHES Cafeteria

Parents and visitors must check-in at the front office

*Dance is sponsored by PTO and will be Tuesday evening after the graduation, from 6:30PM-9:00PM.

Dress is casual

Parents may drop off student or stick around with your dance shoes. Food, drink and a DJ will be provided!

Charleston United Soccer club tryouts continue!!

Saturday, May 19
Drayton Hall Elementary: 12-2 pm
Boys and girls birth year 2005-2000

Monday, May 21
Tuesday, May 22
Wednesday, May 23
Drayton Hall Elementary: 6:30-7:45 pm
Boys and girls birth year 2006-2011

[05/16/18]   Happy thoughts to our 4th and 5th graders today as they take their final SCReady test!

If you need somewhere to donate all those loom bands and clips gathering dust in your kid's room...send them to the ART ROOM!!! We need them for the Bobcat Prowl next Friday! THANKS!

Only 15 yearbooks remain! Don't miss out! Send in your order form and payment ASAP!!

Charleston United Soccer Club...Great soccer club that practices right behind the school!! Come check it out. CUSC day is Saturday and evaluations start next week.


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Tuesday, May 1 (tomorrow), starting at 5:30, is our Kindergarten Rodeo! If your child will be starting Kindergarten in the fall of 2018, come out and take a tour, meet the teachers, and register your child!

You may register your student online at choice.ccsdschools.com/site.php

Then bring the following documents with you to the Kindergarten Rodeo
-Child’s Legal Birth Certificate
-SC Certificate of Immunization
-Notarized Affidavit of Residency
(Which can also be found on CCSD website)

PTO meeting will follow at 6:30!

We look forward to seeing you all tomorrow! If you cannot make it to the Rodeo, there is still time to register your child for school!

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Another Free Fun Friday! Come on out and play soccer and have fun!!

Is your child is ready for the next level of soccer? Come to Charleston United Soccer Club! Evaluations begin soon!!

A great way for the kids to spend a Friday night!

Just a small sampling of the AMAZINGLY  talent artists we have at DHES!  Don't miss the art show on April 21. You won't be disappointed!

Just a small sampling of the AMAZINGLY talent artists we have at DHES! Don't miss the art show on April 21. You won't be disappointed!

The ART show and Carnival are next Saturday, April 21!! Come see some fabulous one of a kind artworks by all the students at Drayton Hall! You can purchase your child's artwork in an awesome gallery style frame for $28. All proceeds support the art program at DHES. If you can't make the show, don't worry! You can pre-order your child's framed artwork and Mrs. Espiritu will set it aside and send it home with your child. Just send in the pre-order form by Friday, April 20.

Today these 5th Grade Bobcats participated in a math tournament, led by Corrie Glover. While they did not place, they worked really hard and dedicated part of their Saturday to represent DHES! We are incredibly proud of these students! GOOOOOOOOOO BOBCATS!!!

Something healthy for the kids to enjoy on a Friday night! Come on out for some soccer fun!!

Don’t forget that tomorrow kicks off the 2018 field day, Tuesday, March 27, Knd & 1st grades kick off our busy day, starting at 9AM! Come out and support your little Bobcats and if you can, we would love the extra hands and eyes to volunteer!!’

[03/23/18]   FIELD DAY is next week! Tuesday, 3/27 is Knd & 1st, Wednesday, 3/28 is 2nd & 3rd, and Thursday, 3/29 is 4th & 5th; starting at 9AM! We still need parent volunteers to assist!! So if you can lend a hand, let Ms. Baggott know!

Slushies and Popcorn will be available to purchase after field day events for $1 per item! Proceeds go to purchase new equipment for PE!

[03/23/18]   Box Tops are turned in twice a year, in March and in November. Thanks to your collection and dedication to turning in those Box Tops, DHES Library earned $916 to spend on new books. Keep collecting (especially over the summer) and let's see if we can earn even more for the November collection!


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Surprising our new Teacher of the Year!
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