Two Lexington-Richland School District Five students have earned awards from the Midlands Education and Business Alliance (MEBA). Senior Eleanor Prosser has been selected as the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Technology Champion of the Year for the Midlands. Veronica Cain has been named the Midlands Work-Based Learning (WBL) Student ofContinue Reading

A big congratulations to Lake Murray Elementary School (LMES) fourth grader Katherine Ju who won second place in the National American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) poster contest. She will be awarded a certificate along with a t-shirt, and an educational science kit. In addition, the LMES school library willContinue Reading

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis recognized 15 educators from across South Carolina recently at the 34th Annual Economics and Financial Literacy Awards Luncheon in West Columbia. Each honoree completed the bronze, silver and gold levels of the South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program, a multi-year program designed to increase theContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named longtime administrator Rebecca Dilley the new principal at Dutch Fork Elementary School. Dilley has served as assistant principal of instruction at Chapin Intermediate School since 2019. Prior to that job, she served as an administrative assistant principal at Ballentine Elementary School. She has alsoContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five announced its new Teacher of the Year and Support Employee of the Year during a May 16 ceremony. Grace Abbott, an English teacher at Chapin High School, was named School District Five’s 2023-2024 Teacher of the Year during the district’s Employee Recognition Program. Elizabeth Balog, aContinue Reading

Three Lexington-Richland Schools District Five educators have been inducted into Newberry College’s Hall of Master Teachers. The society’s awards recognize graduates of Newberry College for exemplary dedication, service and excellence in the field of education. Each year, honorees are selected for five awards, each recognizing a different area of distinction:Continue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named veteran administrator Kristen Eubanks the new principal at Lake Murray Elementary School. Eubanks has served as principal at Bridge Creek Elementary since 2013. Prior to that job, she served as an assistant principal at Bridge Creek Elementary School. She also served in the classroomContinue Reading

Lex Rich District 5 Special Services recently held their multi-school Job Olympics which gives children with special needs an opportunity to compete with other children in the district. The students are given everyday tasks such as folding and hanging up clothes, bagging groceries, job interviews and other skills that canContinue Reading

The District Five Foundation recognized Paula Hite for her many years of service to the organization. A founding member in 2008, Paula organized the foundation after retiring from the Lexington Richland Five School Board. “We needed a humanitarian arm in the district and the snack pack program was the answer,”Continue Reading