New Providence Elementary School

Leading and Learning in All Directions— A Computer Science Immersion School

Happenings at NPE

  • Next week is Read Across America Week! 

    For our school, we have put together a celebration of books using Epic.  Open the attached PDF and you will find different books to celebrate each day next week.  Click on the Cover images for each day and it will open a collection of books inside of Epic that you can share with your student.  

    Dr. Seuss' birthday is Tuesday March 2nd.
    We also have a shared Read Aloud by Dr. Little that has been shared with all schools.  Visit this link for that shared reading.
    Click on this link to check out the Collections inside of Epic.
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  • As a part of celebrating Music in Our Schools Month for March, we are going to be hosting our first ever virtual talent showcase! We will be accepting videos from students featuring their musical talents. Videos will be reviewed and we will feature the top ones on the news show during the month of March. Please see the attached flyer for details.
    If you have any questions, feel free to contact me:
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  • Writing Wall:

    Students were awarded certificates for having their writing selected to be displayed on the NPE Writing Wall.  

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    writing award


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  • We Love our Bus Drivers!

    Thank you for getting our students to and from school safely every day! Happy Bus Driver Appreciation Week! We Love our Bus Drivers


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    Have a technology or academic question?  Send an email to: A member of our NPE Helps team will respond.  We will do our best to troubleshoot issues as they arise.  We hope you find this to be a helpful service!  At New Providence Elementary, we are BETTER TOGETHER!  Please let us know if you have any questions! 

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School News

Message From Our Principal

  • Dear Lions,
    Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year at New Providence Elementary School! I hope everyone has had a great summer and that you are as excited to start the new school year as we are!  We will have a lot of information for our students coming out soon, including information about:  Your track assignment (A or B), online registration, class assignment, school hours, drop off and pickup informaiton for students who are participaing in face-to-face instruction, and much, much more.  While this will be a different year and we will have two tracks of delivering instruction, one thing remains, we are all one LION family and we are better together!  

    New Providence Elementary is a wonderful school family and I encourage you to join our incredible and supportive Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and get involved in activities throughout the year. If at any time you have an idea, question, feedback or concern, please feel free to contact me via phone at (803) 820-3300 or send an email to   As always, I want to remind everyone to follow us here and on social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).  

    Henry Ford once said, “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” As partners in your child’s education, we look forward to working together to develop a life-long passion for learning and watching him/her grow! I am so excited to be on this journey with you and your family and look forward to what this year will bring! We are NPE strong and better together! #npelions #npetogether


    Mr. Candillo

Elementary School (K–5)

  • New Providence Elementary School students are leading and learning in all directions.

    Our students acquire 21st century learning experiences through innovative teaching in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), coding, core curriculum, movement, brain–based research, and technology.

    We continue to create a safe, nurturing, high–performance learning culture of excellence, and our staff works tirelessly each day to prepare our students to be lifelong leaders and learners.

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