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The new principal of RCE has been named

It is bittersweet news for our Ranger families.  It will be hard to say goodbye to Mrs. Nichols as she will retire on June 30.  But we are forunate to have a fellow Lexington 1 Principal replace her next school year.  We welcome Mr. Greg Watchinski to our Ranger family.  More information will be shared soon as to when there will be an opportunity to meet Mr. Watchinski personally.

Meet Greg Watchinski  

Greg Watchinski 
Mr. Gregory Watchinski became Principal at Carolina Springs Elementary in 2012.  Prior to that, he served as Assistant Principal at CSE beginning in 2007 when the school first opened.  Before coming to South Carolina and CSE, Mr. Watchinski worked in Indian Prairie School District 204 in Naperville, IL.  He served from 2005-2007 as the Student Services Coordinator at Spring Brook Elementary.  Prior to entering administration, Mr. Watchinski was in the classroom for eight years teaching 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 5th grade.  He received a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Illinois Wesleyan University, a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a Master’s Degree in Education Administration, both from Northern Illinois University.Mr. Watchinski.