Seven students from Lexington-Richland School District Five have been announced as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program. The 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. “I am proudContinue Reading

On November 3rd there is an opportunity for the voters of Lexington/Richland School District 5 to make real change. Let me share with you the reasons I stand for change.   I am disappointed and dismayed at decisions that are made without the approval of the entire board. We are elected to beContinue Reading

During these uncertain times, the school dilemma is of great concern to many parents, teachers and students. Virtual learning presents difficulties for almost everyone. But attendance inside the school buildings is equally problematic due to fears about illness from the virus. We all feel for families trying to juggle jobs,Continue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five held its annual First in Five Teacher Shower September 4 to welcome first-year educators to the district and shower them with supplies and support. This year’s shower was held as a drive-thru event, with principals and other staff cheering on the new educators. Now in itsContinue Reading

District Five volunteer Catherine Huddle has announced her candidacy for the Irmo-Chapin school board, saying someone with financial expertise is badly needed on the board. Huddle, chief marketing officer for the national health technology company Sevocity, is running for one of two Lexington County seats on the board. “I’m runningContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five is partnering with The Hayden Hurst Family Foundation to implement social emotional learning (SEL) curriculum into classrooms. The district has signed a memorandum of understanding to utilize “In Focus” books and classroom lessons that will help train teachers and grow social-emotional skills for students. “This partnershipContinue Reading

Nursery Road Elementary School-Arts Magnet (NRES-AM) has received a $10,000 Arts in Basic Curriculum (ABC) grant from the SC Arts Commission for the 4th consecutive year.The ABC grant provides three years of support to schools and school districts committed to implementing standards-based arts curricula and to making the arts anContinue Reading

Chapin High School varsity cheerleader Sarah Miller has been named the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) Division 5A Cheerleader of the Year. “I’m so honored to receive this award and couldn’t be more grateful to have been on a team with the hardest working group of girls I know,”Continue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District has announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children served in schools under the National School Lunch program and the school breakfast program. School officials have adopted the following household size and income criteria for determining eligibility: Household size and income guidelines for freeContinue Reading