Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold the first of two district Magnet Fairs on Thursday, November 11, 2021 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 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Irmo High School. ItContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named the winners for the 2020-2021 volunteer awards. Eighteen awards were given out in five categories and plaques were presented to the winners in the schools instead of the usual district presentation ceremony because of COVID-19 restrictions. Volunteer award winners included: Laura Church, Leaphart ElementaryContinue Reading

The Richland County Election Commission has released updated polling location information regarding the special election for a vacant seat on the Lexington-Richland School District Five School Board. Precincts are in Irmo and Chapin areas. Check Vote411.org for candidate information, your voting status, and polling location. The following precincts and polling places will beContinue Reading

In early August, I was approached by several in the community about running in the October 12th special election for the Lexington-Richland District Five Board of Trustees. They expressed that my educational background and work experience would make me a valuable resource to the board and the various issues the district isContinue Reading

The Lexington-Richland School District Five FFA chapter collected and donated more than 3,000 pounds of supplies to the Stuff the Truck event on September 11 at Lake Murray Presbyterian. The event was organized by the Irmo/Chapin Flood Relief Facebook group. All donations were sent to Mississippi and Louisiana to helpContinue Reading

Dutch Fork Elementary School Academy of Environmental Sciences 5th grader, Corin Martin was honored as The Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo’s “Service above Self” Student of the Month. “Corin is a student who is all about inclusivity and making sure that everyone he comes in contact with feels safe andContinue Reading

Sixteen students from Lexington-Richland School District Five have been announced as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program. These academically talented high school students from School District Five are represented in the nationwide pool of semifinalists which represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors. School District FiveContinue Reading

 Irmo Middle School seventh-grader, Lucy Pruitt, has won second place in the 2020-2021 National Career Development Association Poetry & Art contest.”I’m surprised I won 2nd place in the national competition and 3rd place in the state, but I’m also proud and excited,” Pruitt said. “Our art assignment was to draw a poster ofContinue Reading