SES Events


Peace Pole Ceremony

Sewanee Elementary School invites the community to join them for their annual Peace Pole ceremony, Friday, Sept. 27, at 8 a.m. The students will be adding the phrase “May Peace Prevail on Earth” in Romanian. The fourth grade students will present their research about Romania and the fifth grade class will present a musical performance.

Scholastic Book Fair

Sewanee Elementary School will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair Monday, Sept. 30-Thursday, Oct. 3 during school hours. This fundraiser supports literacy efforts at the school. A wide array of books for students ages 5-11 will be available for purchase. The community is welcome to attend. 

International Walk to School Day

Sewanee Elementary School will join schools around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Parents, teachers, and members of the community are welcome to join the students for the event. This year the walk will begin at Shoup Park (across from Elliott Park) on University Avenue. The group will gather at 7:30 a.m., and start making their way down the sidewalk to SES at 7:40 a.m. 

International Walk to School is an annual event that encourages physical activity, healthy lifestyles, safety, and shows concern for the environment.  The SES event is coordinated by PE teacher, David Gilliam.