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    Our Commitment

    "We are Richland One, a leader in transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams."
    The mission of Carver-Lyon Elementary School is to provide a foundation for each student to develop his/her maximum potential for lifelong learning in a safe, nurturing environment with active community involvement.
    School Motto    
    "To reach a child's mind is to capture his heart."


    Congratulations to our 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year...Marquita Woodard!!!!!

    Congratulations to our 2014-2015 Classified Employee of the Year, Ms. Tasha Williams!!!!!

    Mr. Keith Kennedy was chosen as our 2014-2105 Volunteer of the Year!  Thank you, Mr. Kennedy, for all those hours you spent helping our Carver-Lyon students!

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    Carver-Lyon is extremely proud and excited to receive a Palmetto Gold Award for General Performance and a Palmetto Silver Award for Closing the Achievement Gap.  Read the entire list...
    The Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards program.docx
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    From the Principal

    Welcome to our new Principal, Mrs. Michelle Kennedy!  
    Check School Activities Photo Gallery for pictures from July 8 "Meet & Greet!"


    Click below to find the 2014-2015 supply lists for Carver-Lyon.  Be sure to hit those early back-to-school sales!!
    2014-2015 Supply Lists.docx

    Upcoming Events

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    Daily Buzzword

    exorbitant - Read Full Article

    The Buzzword of the Day for 09/02/2014 is:

    exorbitant (adjective)


    What does it mean?

    : going beyond the limits of what is fair, reasonable, or expected

    How do you use it?

    The used car was in great shape, but the dealership expected an exorbitant amount for it, so we left the car lot.

    Are you a word wiz?

    The history of "exorbitant" goes back to Latin "orbita," a word for something that was commonly seen in ancient Rome. What do you think "orbita" refers to?

    A. a fold of a toga's fabric
    B. the movement of the planets in the sky
    C. the track left in the earth from a wheel
    D. a large container used to store olive oil
    Check your answer on Word Central.