Registration is now underway for the Lexington-Richland School District Five Virtual Magnet Fair. The free event will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. giving families an opportunity to explore magnet offerings in the district.
Attendees must register in order to attend the event. To register, visit bit.ly/D5MagnetFair. Attendees will be asked to share their email, name and phone number. During the virtual event, participants will be able to chat live with school representatives to have questions answered and explore interactive virtual booths curated by each school with information to help guide their choice.
The virtual event features a wide variety of programs, including the newest magnets that are being implemented through a $13.7 million federal Magnet School Assistance Program (MSAP) grant the district was awarded in September 2017. The event will also include information on the new program This is Escolares at Irmo High School, a continuation of the gifted and talented academic magnet programs at Harbison West Elementary school and Irmo Middle School.
The district’s magnet programs include: Dutch Fork Elementary School Academy of Environmental Sciences, Harbison West Elementary School Escolares Academy Academic Magnet, H. E. Corley Elementary School Leadership Magnet and Montessori Magnet, Leaphart Elementary School STEAM Magnet, Nursery Road Elementary School Arts Magnet, Seven Oaks Elementary School MEDIA Magnet, Irmo Middle School 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 Programme, International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme and This Is Escolares Academic Magnet Program and Spring Hill High School Career Pathways Magnet.
Information on these magnet schools and programs in School District Five can be found by visiting www.lexrich5.org/magnetfair.