A Lexington-Richland School District Five teacher has been recognized as one of 22 women named as a 2021 Woman of Influence by the Columbia Regional Business Report (CRBR). Irmo High School International School for the Arts teacher Sarah Ostergaard was nominated by CRBR readers and selected by a panel ofContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold the first of two district Magnet Fairs on November 11 giving families in the district an opportunity to explore offerings at several of its schools.  The in-person event will be held from 5:30 pm to 7 pm at Irmo High School. It will featureContinue Reading

Several Lexington-Richland School District Five students placed in the South Carolina State Fair Art contest. Students showcased their talents in several divisions including 2-D, 3-D and Photography. All exhibitors had to be residents of South Carolina and attending public, private or home school in grades kindergarten through twelfth grade. WinnersContinue Reading

H. E. Corley Elementary School has received recertification as a Leader in Me Lighthouse School by FranklinCovey Education. The re-certification reflects the school’s dedication to and effectiveness in teaching leadership principles, fostering a leadership culture and aligning academic systems through student-led achievement and empowering instruction. “We are thrilled to yet againContinue Reading

The Lexington Richland 5 School Board has been working hard and doing whatever it takes to ensure all students receive a quality education with equity among facilities as well as differentiated educational resources depending on individual needs that may be unique to each school. We appreciate Dr. Ross as heContinue Reading

No matter where you find yourself along life’s journey, you are encouraged to consider sharing your gifts of time, talent, treasure, and voice with our young people through our local schools. In the third column in this series, we explore the idea that you have talents to be shared asContinue Reading

Myan Wright of Leaphart Elementary was honored as the Student of the Month by the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo. He was chosen by his principal Courtney Sims because he exemplifies service above self and is an outstanding student in and out of the classroom.Continue Reading

More than 550 cadets, active duty and veteran students now wear The Citadel class ring. The Class of 2022 marched across Summerall Field, directly into Summerall Chapel, where the rings were presented October 1. Local cadets who received their rings include: Irmo Zachary Taylor, Dakota Durham, Evan Fish Columbia JamesContinue Reading

Several Lexington-Richland School District Five classrooms will soon benefit from grants provided by theMid-Carolina Electric Cooperative (MCEC). The Cooperative’s annual Bright Ideas program grants provide fundingto teachers who have demonstrated innovative ideas for classroom projects. School District Five received morethan $10,000 in grants. School District Five grant recipients include: April BealeContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five’s Executive Director of Operations Todd A. Bedenbaugh has been inducted into the School Nutrition Association Hall of Fame by the non-profit organization School Nutrition Association (SNA) of South Carolina. The award recognizes employees and industry members that have provided extraordinary contributions to school nutrition programs. Mr. BedenbaughContinue Reading