Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2021 Teacher Recruitment Event on Feb. 6 to give jobseekers an opportunity to learn more about schools and services in the district and talk one-on-one with administrators.  Due to COVID-19, the district will utilize a virtual platform to interview candidates. Candidates will haveContinue Reading

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for its free virtual after school programs Spark. and ENGAGE. Online applications are available at www.scgssm.org/outreach. Delivered by GSSM’s Center for Science Education & Outreach, Spark. and ENGAGE are after school virtual programs designed to introduceContinue Reading

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis has recognized Irmo High School’s Sarah Ostergaard as the South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program’s Educator of the Month for December. “Ms. Ostergaard’s credentials exemplify her outstanding experience in real world money matters, but it’s her passion for teaching personal finance that’s so impactful,”Continue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five has launched an online COVID-19 dashboard.  During a special-called meeting November 30, the board approved a motion to have the district create a webpage dashboard for reporting active COVID-19 positive cases and quarantine cases in schools. The motion requires the district to, “Reallocate resources that weContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named Todd Bedenbaugh the new Executive Director of Operations for the district. Bedenbaugh currently serves as the director of student nutrition. In this new role, Bedenbaugh will continue to perform those duties as well as supervising the district’s transportation, facilities and technology departments. He wasContinue Reading

Chapin High School student, Davis Ricks, has been named a semifinalist for the 2021 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program, moving to the next round of the selection process to become a Coca-Cola Scholar and receive a $20,000 college scholarship. Ricks is one of 22 students selected from South CarolinaContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Lexington-Richland School District 5 hopes to have middle and high school students back in their classrooms four days a week by early January. But students will learn entirely online January 4 through January 6 to help ease reopening throughout the district, according to Superintendent Christina Melton’s latest proposal, whichContinue Reading

By investing in a training and recruiting program, Richland County aims to create a talent pipeline to increase the number and diversity of software engineers and meet local demand in the area’s growing technology industry. Create Opportunity Columbia – a public–private partnership between Richland County, the City of Columbia, MidlandsContinue Reading