When each of us answers the key question: “What’s in it for my child?’ we have to be honest with ourselves. Not all graduates will be able to do computer work. That has been borne out most painfully with the pandemic. There are many service industries where the stay atContinue Reading

The Lexington-Richland District Five Teacher Forum group will host two D5 School Board Candidate Forums to provide an opportunity to the public to understand school board candidate positions on matters that would impact the safety, group and prosperity of their family and community.  “Teacher Forum is looking forward to servingContinue Reading

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