Nursery Road Elementary School-Arts Magnet (NRES-AM) has received a $10,000 Arts in Basic Curriculum (ABC) grant from the SC Arts Commission for the 4th consecutive year.The ABC grant provides three years of support to schools and school districts committed to implementing standards-based arts curricula and to making the arts anContinue Reading

As the largest class ever, 267 top students from across the country have won Stamps Scholarships, joining a network of individuals committed to leaving an impact on their local and larger communities. Sierra Batson of Irmo has been awarded the Stamps Scholarship and will attend the University of South CarolinaContinue Reading

The renowned Irmo Marching Band is in band camp this week in spite of the pandemic.   “We’ve had to make a few changes to work this out,” said Assistant Band Director Laurie Turner. The sections such as woodwinds and brass are rehearsing in the parking lot of the highContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Lexington-Richland District 5 School Board Monday considered changes in daily school operations in an effort to adapt to the coronavirus threat as schools prepare to reopen. The district announced July 23 it will be offering a temporary “hybrid” model when schools open, which provides a blendContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District has announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children served in schools under the National School Lunch program and the school breakfast program. School officials have adopted the following household size and income criteria for determining eligibility: Household size and income guidelines for freeContinue Reading

School District Five of Lexington & Richland Counties had 588 students earn an AP Scholar designation by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams. “I am enormously proud of the students and teachers in District Five for their success onContinue Reading

Blaisdell Aplin, recent graduate of Dutch Fork High School and daughter of Susan and Ben Aplin, is the recipient of PAGE Five’s annual $1,000 merit scholarship. She will be attending the South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina where she will major in business. She also plansContinue Reading