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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.


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.


Classroom Spelling Bee

Dates for the classroom spelling be are from January 13 to January 31, 2014. To access the classroom spelling bee word list, please click here. See the school level word list here.




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.


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.


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!

April 2 Report Cards Issued
April 3

Patriot of the Month 8:15am
Superintendent’s Forum-11:00am-1:00pm
Captain Marvel Assembly – 2:00pm
School Board Meeting 4:00pm

April 7-11 Spirit Week -5th Grade Star Base Field Trip
April 9 Principal’s Forum 11:00am
April 10

Honor Roll Assembly
3rd & 4th Grade 8:30am
5th & 6th Grade 9:30am

April 14-18 No School - Spring Break
April 21 Mini-Health Fair-3rd/4th Grades 9:00-11:00
April 22 282nd Army Band Activity 7:30-8:00AM - PTO Meeting - 11:00am
April 25 BCT Field Trip - Student Council Talent Show Theater 5:00PM
April 26 Fun Run
April 28-May 2 STEMposium
April 29 “Science of Sound” 9:30AM & 11:30AM
May 1 Patriot of the Month 8:15am - Superintendent’s Forum 11am-1pm - School Board Meeting 4:00pm
May 2 5th & 6th Grade Dance
May 5-May 9 Teacher Appreciation Week
May 7 Interim Progress Reports Grades K - 6
May 26

No School - Memorial Day / Federal Holiday

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