To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available with school breakfast, School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties are celebrating National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) March 6-10. Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for many families to find time for a healthy breakfast. SchoolContinue Reading

Dutch Fork High School Band Director Jeremy Ley has received the National Band Association’s (NBA) Citation of Excellence. The Citation of Excellence is awarded to outstanding concert band directors whose ensembles have a history of a distinguished level of accomplishment, or to those individuals who have made significant contributions toContinue Reading

Leaphart Elementary hosted its annual Ladies Love Math event. They invited district leaders and other women from the community into the school to play math games with students. It was a way for the school to connect with the community and showcase all of the lessons that are being taughtContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five students earned numerous awards at the South Carolina Division: Senior Beta State Convention. National Beta State Convention allows students the opportunity to compete in various academic and STEM-based, virtual, and performing arts competitions. State Convention was offered as a hybrid event. This gave students the opportunityContinue Reading

Multiple School District Five schools took part in the Polar Plunge recently to raise money for the Special Olympics of South Carolina. Teams plunged into Lake Murray to benefit students.Continue Reading

Irmo Middle School’s Christopher Adams and 8th grader Kennedy Hampton have been named the Irmo Chamber of Commerce’s Teacher and Student of the Month. “Mr. Adams is the epitome of a great educator,” Administrative Assistant Principal Sharisse Lee said. “He is there whenever anyone needs him and is passionate aboutContinue Reading

Several Lexington-Richland School District Five students won state awards in the annual National Career Development Association’s (NCDA) Poetry and Art Contest. The theme for the 57th annual Poetry & Art contest was “Career Development Around the World: Making Connections and Increasing Access to Impact the Global Labor Market.” All of the winners at theContinue Reading

Kindergarten registration for the 2023-2024 school year in Lexington-Richland School District Five begins on February 6. Registration will take place during regular school office hours, Monday through Friday, excluding school holidays. School District Five 4K ApplicationPotential students must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2023. Parents ofContinue Reading

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