By Al Dozier The Irmo community was invited to offer feedback as Lexington-Richland District 5 begins a huge project to replace the east wing of Irmo High School. Local residents received a preview of the $50 million project at a gathering of students and citizens May 18 at Irmo HighContinue Reading

Several Lexington-Richland School District Five students won awards in the annual SC Economics Challenge held by the SC Council of Economic Education at the Darla Moore School of Business. The SC Economics Challenge is a state-wide competition open to high school students in grades 9-12. There are two divisions, AdamContinue Reading

Fourth and fifth-grade art students at River Springs Elementary School recently participated in the Shred360 15 Years of Shredding Logo Contest. Lyra S. was the grand prize winner and her logo design will be displayed on one of the Shred360 shredding trucks. The River Springs Art Department will be awardedContinue Reading

The Celebrate Freedom Foundation (CFF) STEM Education Program visited several schools in Lexington-Richland School District Five to emphasize the importance of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in middle schools and high schools. CFF has been visiting schools for 10 years. The program’s mission is to help build aContinue Reading

Students from Dutch Fork High School received awards during the South Carolina Technology Student Association competition (SCTSA) Conference in March at the Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology in Myrtle Beach. The Technological Student Association (TSA) is a non-profit organization of high school student members who are interested in STEAM-relatedContinue Reading

Two Lexington-Richland School District Five teachers have received scholarships from Delta Kappa Gamma Society (DKG) International. DKG is an organization of educational leaders who promote professional and personal growth of women educators. Kaylee Susong is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship. Susong is a second-year kindergarten teacher at Nursery RoadContinue Reading

Fifteen students from Dutch Fork High School were recently named the winners of the Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity of the University of South Carolina Rube Goldberg Invention Competition. The contest was developed from the creative cartoons of William Heath Robinson and Pulitzer Prize winning Ruben Lucious Goldberg. Both ofContinue Reading