Nursery Road Elementary School-Arts Magnet is in the process of creating an original schoolwide opera. “Creating Original Opera” is designed to be an integral part of a school’s curriculum, in which an entire grade participates and an entire school is involved. The program is more than a performance, but aContinue Reading

River Springs Elementary School celebrated its 25-year anniversary on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. The school originally opened in January of 1998 and has been going strong ever since. Principal Matt Gams said the energy in the building has been contagious leading up to the big celebration. “This celebration was aContinue Reading

Five members of the Irmo High School Astronomy classes, along with their instructor Jeff Cameron, got to listen to a presentation by world-renowned Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, at the Koger Center January 11. Tyson spoke on Astronomy topics that have made the news in the past two years. His lecture wasContinue Reading

H. E. Corley Elementary School teacher Brandi Floyd-Francis and 5th grader Rachel Gutierrez have been named the Irmo Chamber of Commerce’s Student and Teacher of the Month. “Rachel’s teacher describes her as an awesome leader who is involved in numerous leadership roles in our school including Safety Patrol and StudentContinue Reading

Dr. Matthew Boyeson of Midlands Family Chiropractic offered the SC Career Kids class a glimpse at the world of chiropractic medicine. The class met at Irmo Elementary School on January 10 and the children ranged from first to fourth grade. “I could tell these children were excited to learn,” saidContinue Reading

By Sarah Ostergaard Did you know that South Carolina offers free, public residential high schools focused on rigorous academics and professional achievement for students in any part of the state? These are called SC Governor’s Schools and there are three: the SC Governor’s School for Agriculture at John de laContinue Reading

School District Five induction teachers celebrated mid-year success during a December meeting with 2018 SC Teacher of the Year, Erin Fox. Fox challenged them as educators to make their classrooms come alive by incorporating physical movement to make learning stick.Continue Reading

Irmo High School’s public speaking class participated in a special Month Storytelling Event recently. Students took turns taking the stage to share stories they prepared in class with an audience. This year was the first year for the event and the school plans to host it again in the future.Continue Reading

Veteran law enforcement officer Ross Wise has been named Lead Safety Officer for School District Five. Ross has served as a safety officer since 2019. “I am thrilled for the opportunity to ensure that safety and security remain at the forefront of School District Five,” Wise said. “With this newContinue Reading