Leaphart Elementary School STEAM Magnet has installed a new hydroponics tower from Lettuce Grow on campus. Hydroponic gardening is water-based, growing plants and herbs without soil. The tower will serve as an instructional tool to engage students while learning about food production, nutrition education, and STEM explorations. “During the previous school year,Continue Reading

Camp Bookworm opened recently at Leaphart Elementary School. Students used flashlights to hunt down species in the twilight, fished for native species of fish in Lake Willabuff, got to interact with real camping gear like stoves, tents and loaded hiking backpacks, and explored the wildlife up close and personal withContinue 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

An Earth Day tradition called “Green STEAM Day” continued at Leaphart Elementary STEAM Magnet School on April 22. Students in every grade level participated in several activities throughout the day including painting and planting flower pots, a puppet show and learning about the important role bees play on the environment.Continue Reading