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

Several Lexington-Richland School District Five classrooms will soon benefit from grants provided by theMid-Carolina Electric Cooperative (MCEC). The Cooperative’s annual Bright Ideas program grants provide fundingto teachers who have demonstrated innovative ideas for classroom projects. School District Five received morethan $10,000 in grants. School District Five grant recipients include: April BealeContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five’s Executive Director of Operations Todd A. Bedenbaugh has been inducted into the School Nutrition Association Hall of Fame by the non-profit organization School Nutrition Association (SNA) of South Carolina. The award recognizes employees and industry members that have provided extraordinary contributions to school nutrition programs. Mr. BedenbaughContinue Reading

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