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Columbia Fire Department donates fire engine to District Five

The Columbia Fire Department in partnership with the City of Columbia and Richland County announced the donation of three fire engines to local school districts in the midlands including Lexington-Richland School District Five. The announcement [...]

By |August 16th, 2017|Categories: Fire Department Report, School News|0 Comments

District Five offers Golden Passes

Lexington-Richland School District Five is encouraging senior citizens to be involved and active in district-sponsored events and activities for the upcoming school year. District Five is again offering Golden Passes to residents who will be [...]

By |August 16th, 2017|Categories: School News, Senior News|0 Comments

Clemson program engages local student in running a business

Clemson ice cream has been tantalizing taste buds since the 1920s. Available in the student-run '55 Exchange store on campus in the Hendrix Student Center, it's also helping prepare students to become successful business professionals. [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Local student honored at 4-H State Congress

Stephanie Aull of Lexington County is one of several South Carolina high school students honored at the 55th annual 4-H State Congress held at Clemson University. Aull was recognized for outstanding achievements in 4-H projects [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

College Savings Plan surpasses $3 Billion

South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan has reached a program milestone by exceeding $3 billion in total assets under management. June 2017 also marked the best June sales month in the 15-year history [...]

By |August 13th, 2017|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Jett joins Lexington District One

During a special called board meeting June 15, the Lexington One School board approved the hire of Jim Jett for the position of construction coordinator for the 2017–2018 academic year. He replaces Bill Jennings, who [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Midlands Tech president elected to national board

Midlands Technical College President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames has been elected to serve on the Board of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Founded in 1920, the American Association of Community Colleges has become [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Umberger named outstanding educator

Dutch Fork Elementary School’s Amy Umberger has been named the 2017 South Carolina Project Learning Tree Jerry L. Shrum Outstanding Educator of the Year. She was selected by the South Carolina PLT Steering Committee. Umberger [...]

By |August 8th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

District Five announces meals policy

Lexington-Richland School District Five 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 [...]

By |August 8th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Two schools recognized for ‘Good School-keeping’

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named Ballentine Elementary School and the Center for Advanced Technical Studies as winners of its 2016-2017 Good School-keeping Awards. The recognition honors schools that excel in the maintenance, cleanliness and [...]

By |August 8th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments