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  • C. C. Pinckney Elementary
  • 5900 Chesnut Road
  • Columbia, SC 29206-5360
  • Principal: Ms. Audrey Griffin
  • 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 News:


Deck the Halls and Family Read Along

On December 17th, 2015, CC Pinckney will host "Deck the Halls with Student Work and Data" and a Family Read Along. Deck the Halls will take place from 12:15 to 12:45 followed by the Family Read Along from 12:45-1:20. Please click here for further details.


STEM at the Fort Jackson Commissary

Pinckney Elementary School students and parents Grades 2-6 are invited to the Fort Jackson Commissary for S.T.E.M. at the Commissary, January 12, 2016 from 5:30-7:00pm. Please click here for further details.


Continuous School Improvement (CSI) Team Parent Representative Needed

The CCP CSI team would like a parent volunteer to participate on the team. Please click here for details.



Information Center Resources

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

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Parent Guide Logo

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




Ed Tech logo

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.




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.




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!

November 10 School Picture Day
November 11 No School - Veteran's Day Holiday / Federal Holiday
November 13 Fall Festival
November 17 Family STEM Night
November 18 Thanksgiving Luncheon
November 25-27 No School - Thanksgiving Break
December 3 Q2 Interim Progress Reports Grades K-6
December 17 Deck the Halls with Student Work and Data and Family Read Along
December 18 1/2 Day Dismissal at 11:30 - No School for PreK / No PSCD
December 21-January 1 No School - Winter Break
January 4 No School for Students - CCRSM Professional Development
January 5 School Resumes for Students
January 12 Math Night at the Commissary
January 14 End of 2nd Marking Period
January 15 No School for Students - Teacher Work Day / Report Card Prep
January 18 No School - M.L. King, Jr. Holiday / Federal Holiday
January 22 Report Cards Issued
February 9 Skyrocketing into a Healthy Lifestyle
February 12 No School for Students - Professional Development
February 15 No School - Washington's Birthday / Federal Holiday
February 18 Q3 Interim Progress Reports Grades K-6
February 25 No School for Students - CCRSM Professional Development
March 2 Reading Prize Patrol / Dr. Seuss Birthday!
March 7-11 Terra Nova Assement Week - Grades 3-6
March 24 End of 3rd Marking Period
March 25 No School for Students - Teacher Work Day / Report Card Prep
March 28-April 1 No School - Spring Break
April 8 Report Cards Issued
April 14 No School for Students - CCRSM Professional Development
May 5 Q4 Interim Progress Reports Grades K - 6
May 26-27 Living Museum
May 30 No School - Memorial Day / Federal Holiday
June 3 1/2 Day Dismissal at 11:30 - Last day of School for Grades K-6
June 6 No School for Students - Teacher Work Day / Report Card Prep / Report Cards Mailed to Parents

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