Lexington-Richland School District Five is now accepting applications for its Choice & Magnet programs. The window for submitting a Choice & Magnet application opened January 11 at 9 am and closes January 24, at 5 pm. The preferred process is using the online application https://d5choiceapp.com/login, which is now available onContinue Reading

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

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

A Lexington-Richland School District Five school leader has been named among the top principals in the state by the South Carolina Administrators Association (SCASA).  Dr. Gerald Gary, principal of Dutch Fork High School, was named the 2021 South Carolina Secondary Level Principal of the Year, during a surprise announcement at hisContinue Reading