District Five preparing for second Magnet Fair

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold their second Magnet Fair on Thursday, January 6 giving families in the district an opportunity to explore offerings at several of its schools.

More than a hundred people attended the first Magnet Fair of the year last month. The event is scheduled to take place in-person at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies from 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. The Magnet Fair may shift to a virtual event if COVID-19 numbers rise.

During the event, participants will be able to learn about each of our magnet schools and programs, and talk with representatives from each school.

The district’s magnet programs include: Dutch Fork Elementary School Academy of Environmental Sciences, Escolares Academy at Harbison West Elementary School, H. E. Corley Elementary School Montessori Magnet and Leadership Magnet, Leaphart Elementary School STEAM Magnet, Nursery Road Elementary School Arts Magnet, Seven Oaks Elementary School MEDIA Magnet, Irmo Middle International Academic Magnet and I AM Escorales Magnet Program, Dutch Fork High School STEM Magnet Program, Irmo High School International School for the Arts, International Baccalaureate Diploma and Career-related Programmes at Irmo High School, and the new This Is Escolares Academic Magnet Program, Spring Hill High School Career Pathways Magnet.

Information on these schools can be found by going to www.lexrich5.org/choice.

Several schools are also hosting individualized Magnet Information Night events during the following times:

Dutch Fork Elementary: January 13, 2022, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    Academy of Environmental Sciences

H. E. Corley Elementary: January 18, 2022, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
    Montessori Magnet
    Leadership Magnet

Spring Hill High: January 19, 2022, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
    Career Pathways Magnet

Nursery Road Elementary: January 20, 2022, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
    Arts Magnet

Leaphart Elementary: January 25, 2022, 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
    STEAM Magnet