McDonald Green Elementary School

Holly Jolly Dress-Up Days

In the true spirit of making the holidays just a little brighter for our students, we will have Holly Jolly Dress Up Days at MGE from December 13 - 17. Please note that these dress-up days should not cause any additional financial strain on our families. Instead, we encourage students to be creative and have fun dressing up using what you already have at home.

Monday, December 13 -

Holly Jolly Candy Cane Day!

Wear a combination of red and white.

Tuesday, December 14 -

Holly Jolly Head Wear Day!

Wear holiday "headwear" such as headbands, hats, or create an "ugly" hat.

Wednesday, December 15 -

Holly Jolly Christmas Tree Day!

Wear "glitter and glow" with all green.

Thursday, December 16 -

Holly Jolly Holiday Spirit Day!

Wear your favorite holiday attire.

Friday, December 17 -

Holly Jolly Cozy Critter Day!

Wear pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal to read/cuddle with.

Angel Paws

Dog Toys

Cat Toys

Small Blankets

Small Water Turtle Pellets

Cockatiel Toys/Food

Small Animal Heat Light Bulb (75-100 watt)

Kitty Litter

Cat/Dog Food

Rabbit Food

Senior Angels



Throw Blankets

Large Print Word Search Books



Writing Tablets

Note Cards

Christmas Cards

Warming Tree





Ear Muffs

MGE Christmas

Giving Trees

MGE is collecting items again this year for our pets at the Lancaster County Animal Shelter (Angel Paws), senior citizens in the local nursing homes (Senior Angels), and items to keep our students warm here at MGE (Warming Tree). This is a wonderful way to be charitable and send love this holiday season. Needed items are suggested at left. The last day to donate items is December 17th.

And the Tony Award for Best Performance in The Nutcracker Goes to...

MGE is proud of Taylan Parker for her performance in The Nutcracker at Lancaster High School. Taylan is in Mrs. Thorne's 4th Grade Class. Way to go, Taylan!

Holiday Travel Information

If a student travels outside the United States, QUARANTINE IS REQUIRED except for:

(1) Individuals who are fully vaccinated and do not have symptoms, or

(2) Individuals who have tested positive (from a medical professional provider) for COVID-19 within the past 90 days and recovered.

Upon returning to the United States, individuals who do not meet the above criteria will be excluded from school following the same guidelines as if being in close contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 and may follow the 14-day, 10-day, or 7-day guidance for close contacts.

For more information, please reach out to Nurse Cato at

Crazy Hat/Hair Day at #TheGreen to Celebrate Our Love for Reading!

Enjoy some snapshots of our day!


Please note the letter to the left from The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control regarding student flu vaccines for the 2021 -2022 school year. Contact Nurse Cato if you have questions.

DHEC Flu Letter 2021 2022.pdf
Veterans Day 2021.mp4

Thank You, Veterans!

McDonald Green Elementary

Thanks you for your many sacrifices!


S.C. Department of Education Invites the Public to Review Proposed Instructional Materials and Textbooks

Click above for more information.

COVID Boosters and Pfizer Vaccine to Children Between 5-11

Lead LCSD School Nurse Leigh Lever wants to let everyone know that the Lancaster County Health Department is currently able to provide booster doses for all three vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, and Janssen). They are also providing the Pfizer vaccine to children between five and eleven-years of age. The Lancaster County Health Department is open 9:00AM to 4:00PM - Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome. Their address is 1228 Colonial Commons Ct., Suite 100, Lancaster, South Carolina. Contact the LCHD for more information. Thank you, Nurse Cato, for keeping us safe and healthy at MGE!

New COVID Guidelines (as of 10/14/21)

Please click below for the updated LCSD COVID Guidelines

Ice Cream is BACK!

Ice cream will be for sale during lunch

on Fridays for $1.00.

At this time, only two choices will be available.


If your child is RETURNING TO SCHOOL AFTER QUARANTINING, please fill out this form for their return.

Show YOUR Support for McDonald Green!

To order a MGE t-shirt or sweatshirt, simply print, fill out, and return an order form to MGE. (Form is BELOW.) A completed form must be turned in with all orders. Checks should be made payable to McDonald Green Elementary School. Please make sure that a driver's license number and phone number are included on your check. If sending cash, we will not be able to make change; therefore, please send the correct amount. Two orders have been already sent, but we will post future order dates soon.

MGE Shirt Order Form 2021 2022.pdf

Many of our McDonald Green students are highlighted in this back-to-school video produced by the LCSD Public Information Office.

Important Information Regarding Back-to-School and COVID-19

2021-2022 Parent Back to School Letter.docx.pdf
COVID-19 2021-2022.pdf

MGES Student Handbook

2021 - 2022

MGE Student Handbook 21-22.pdf
School Supply List 21 22.pdf

MGE School Supply Lists

2021 - 2022

Important Information Regarding Medications

2021 - 2022

LCSD Medication Guidelines
Permission to Dispense Meds.pdf

How to Gain Access to PowerSchool's Parent Portal

Power School.pdf
Parent Portal -sp ver.pdf

Promise Neighborhood Academy Free Saturday Tutoring Service Information here.

Image of Spanish Tutoring Services

Revised Hours to Connect to Real-Time Spanish-Speaking Tutors

Connect to a real-time Spanish-speaking tutor for core subjects of math, science, and social studies from 8:00 am - 10:00 pm, Eastern, Sunday through Saturday. These hours are now consistent with the existing English-speaking tutor hours.

TutorDotCom access is provided as a service of the South Carolina State Library through Discus - South Carolina's Virtual Library. Click HERE


Lancaster County Attendance Policy Link

K-12 Voluntary Accident and Dental Insurances

2021 - 2022

2021 Accident Flyer (1).pdf
Voluntary Dental 2021 (1).pdf

Angela Vaughan

Title IX coordinator

Lancaster County School District

(803) 286-6972

See the LCSD Title IX Information Resource Page at the bottom of this website.

School Transfer Applications


Please complete this lunch application even if you think you may not qualify:

The mission of McDonald Green Elementary School is the development of responsible, independent learners who value diversity and the arts.

Kennedy Center Art Integration Definition

Kennedy Center Definition of Arts Integration

Bus Passenger Registration for School Year 2021-22

The Safety and Transportation Office is now accepting online bus passenger registration for all students for school year 2021-2022. Before bus service can be established for next school year parents must complete a bus passenger registration form for each child. We need to register as many as possible online. The process is quick and easy. You can use a tablet, smart phone, laptop or a desktop to complete the form.

Click on the link below:

Click the image below to access flyers sent out by Lancaster County School District.