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  • C. C. Pinckney Elementary
  • 5900 Chesnut Road
  • Columbia, SC 29206-5360
  • Principal: Ms. Annie Crandle
  • Phone:(803) 787-6815
  • Fax: (803) 790-2169


DoDEA Mission Statement

Educate, Engage, and Empower Each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

DoDEA Vision Statement

To be among the world’s leaders in education, enriching the lives of military-connected students and the communities in which they live.


Welcome to C.C. Pinckney Elementary School

Our Vision: Preparing students to be 21st century learners through communication, collaboration, and purposeful teaching.



Purposeful Teaching


Our Core Beliefs: All students can learn. All students have unique talents and abilities. High academic achievement is a priority. All members of the community share responsibility for success. Continuous improvement is the key to success.


School Spelling Bee

It's spelling bee time again. Teachers will conduct a class Spelling Bee in their classroom from February 27-March 27, 2015. The school spelling bee is scheduled for April 9th at 12:30. The classroom level word list can be found by clicking here.


New Information Center Resources

Please click on the CCP Information Center logo below to access the resources:

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St. Valentine's Day Dance


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Important information regarding your child's return to school after a concussion. To read more, please click here.




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Math Night at the Commissary



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Our students have many opportunities to utilize a variety of technology based tools as they become 21st century learners. Educational technology is integrated into our school-wide curriculum, giving students access to educational software, online applications, and hardware devices. Please click here to view our school technology plan and to view examples of student work.




New Department of Defense Education Activity Global IT Service Desk

DoDEA IT is pleased to announce the introduction of a new worldwide IT Service Desk ticketing solution for employees that will replace the existing Helpdesk ticket system. Implementation of the new service desk solution will take place starting on July 7th, 2014 with the older systems being decommissioned at the end of the Summer recess. The new system will provide all DoDEA users with a new and improved, user-friendly ticket submission interface that will enhance accuracy and expedite turn-around time. To access the system please click on this link  https://help.ds.dodea.edu/support. Additional information and access instructions can be found on the Employee Resources page of this website.




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Collecting student data to drive our instruction




CONUS Education Options Assessment (CEOA)

The Department has initiated a study, CONUS Education Options Assessment (CEOA) by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND). The objective of the study is to recommend options that most effectively balance cost, quality and implementation considerations. For additional information please click here.




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Problem Solving Activities




DoDEA Graduation Requirements

The mission of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment. One of the steps we are taking to achieve this goal is to revise the DoDEA Graduation Regulation 2000.1, July 29, 2004. Please click the link above to learn more.




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Collaborative Learning




21st Century Memo

DoDEA has embarked upon a process to best define 21st Century Schools which takes into consideration innovation in education, curriculum delivery, use of technology, and the growing expectations for sustainability and energy conservation. DoDEA is seeking ideas from students, teachers, parents and other community members to help shape school facilities that will support 21st Century learning requirements. Between now and the end of the school year, DoDEA is invite teacher, students, parent and community participation and welcome all ideas. Please click here for more information.




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STEM/STEAM Activities



Parent Volunteers Needed

If you are interested in becoming a parent volunteer we would appreciate your assistance. Please click here to view the parent volunteer applicaion.


Pandemic Influenza Information


GradeSpeed Parent Connection

---DoDEA implemented GradeSpeed in its 4th-6th grade classrooms worldwide during the 2008-2009 school year. GradeSpeed will give parents online access to their children’s grades and attendance from anyplace in the world with internet access. An introductory GradeSpeed Brochure will be sent home with students. The Parent Connection User Guide is available for downloading. You can access the GradeSpeed Parent Portal here. Additional information can be found here.





Mark Your Calendars!

March 30-April 3 No School - Spring Break
April 6 Operation Get Smart - 3rd -6th Grades
April 9 Patriot of Month - School Spelling Bee - 12:30pm
April 10 Report Cards Issued - Awards Assembly - 8:30 - 2nd/3rd, 1:30 - 4th, 5th, 6th
April 14 PTO Meeting - 11:00am
April 16 5th Grade Field Trip
April 17 2nd Grade Field Trip - 6th Grade Field Trip
April 19 Dress for Success
April 25 Fun Run
April 27-May 1 STEMposium
May 6 Q4 Interim Progress Reports Grades K - 6
May 8 Student Council Talent Show
May 14-May 21 Book Fair - Theatre
May 25 No School - Memorial Day / Federal Holiday
June 4 Last day of School for Grades K-6
June 5 No School for Students - Teacher Work Day / Report Card Prep

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