A Leaphart Elementary School STEAM Magnet fifth grader will represent South Carolina in the National Missing Children’s Day Poster contest sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). Harper O’Neal won first place in the South Carolina division of the nationwide contest. With the theme of “BringingContinue Reading

Several Lexington-Richland School District Five students earned awards in the State MathCounts competition March 4, 2023 at Chapin Middle School. Eighty-five students competed as individuals representing 30 schools and 11 teams, from across the state participating. These teams competed in local competition in five areas around the state. Teams advancedContinue Reading

College Board announced that Chapin High School student April Williams has earned one of two monthly $40,000 scholarships through BigFuture, the College Board’s online guide that helps students plan for life after high school. “I am deeply honored to receive this amazing scholarship,” Williams said. “This scholarship opens up moreContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Irmo’s varsity boys basketball program and veteran head coach Tim Whipple recorded another state championship last week, adding to a long history of appearances in the state finals for the school, the program and its coach. Already owning the Region 5-4A title and the lower state championship,Continue Reading

The Gators Give program at River Springs Elementary School teaches students the rewards of giving back to others while strengthening skills for empathy, generosity, and compassion. The winter Gators Give service project supported Sharing God’s Love with a donation of over 1,400 cans of soup.Continue Reading

H. E. Corley Elementary School hosted a career fair February 16. About 25 different jobs and careers were represented including firefighters, law enforcement, doctors and welders. Community partners took the time to show students jobs they can pursue for their future.Continue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five celebrated the first-ever First Jobs Signing Day on February 28. The First Jobs Initiative is a unique way to help the district with the nationwide labor shortage, as well as prepare students to be career ready. “The First Jobs initiative is part of School District’s FiveContinue Reading

To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available with school breakfast, School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties are celebrating National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) March 6-10. Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for many families to find time for a healthy breakfast. SchoolContinue Reading