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Principal's Update 9/12/22

Please support our fall Carrington fund raiser.  We invite you to join Mangum Elementary, Little River,  Lucas and Carrington for a fun-filled evening of food, festivities and a 5k/Fun Run on Friday, September 30th at the Coffey Ground Ranch in Bahama.. The event begins at 5:30, followed by the Fun Run at 5:45. Fall Festival activities will begin at 6:00 with the event concluding at 9:00 pm.  There is also a 60-foot obstacle course including a warped wall, and a Fort Night Gaming trailer!  We hope to see everyone there and thank you for all you do to support Cougar Country.  Please register at

If there are any questions or you would like more information, please feel free to contact Michelle Hedgepeth-Smith (919-560-3916 x 16376) or email ( 


Parents, please mark your calendars:  Carrington will host a curriculum night on September 21, 2022 at 5:30pm.  More details will follow. 


Fall Pictures will be taken on Thursday, September 22nd  for 6th and 7th grades and Friday,  September 23rd for 8th grade and Special Programs. 

This week in sports, Tuesday, September 13th, volleyball and boys soccer will travel to Shepard.  Both games will start at 4:45 pm. Wednesday, September 14th football will travel to Shepard. The game will start at 4:45 pm.  On Thursday, September 15th, volleyball and boys soccer will host Githens for their home opener.  Both games will start at 4:45 pm. Tickets must be purchased online at or on Carrington’s athletic webpage for home games. The cost for tickets is $5.00.  Elementary age and under are free.  Per Durham Public Schools Athletic Department, spectators are limited to one small, clear bag.  Spectators who leave an athletic contest may not be allowed to re-enter into that contest. All parties must be present at the gate when validating your ticket(s).  Screenshots and or pictures of game tickets are not allowed. Middle school students must be accompanied by an adult to enter and watch athletic events moving forward.  This is part of spectator and safety guidance for DPS athletic events. 

Team pictures will be taken on Thursday, September 15th.  

Thank you, we hope you have a wonderful week.