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Saluda River principal honored

Saluda River Academy for the Arts Principal Tonya Fryer was recognized with a top education honor Thursday during a ceremony in Columbia. Fryer received the 2017 Arts Administrator of the Year award at the Palmetto [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Magnet school ‘passion’ continues in District 5

By Al Dozier   The Lexington-Richland School District Five School Board Monday cheerfully reviewed details of a five-year federal grant totaling more than $13.7 million to fund new magnet programs at three elementary schools and [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Dutch Fork High School Homecoming Court

Dutch Fork High School celebrated homecoming October 6. Pictured left to right are Lana Stallings, 1st Runner-Up; Hadaya Keitt, Homecoming Queen; Evan Fish, Homecoming King; Brianna King, 2nd Runner-Up; Kayla Webb, 2016 Homecoming Queen.

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

District Five SAT scores top in the state

Lexington-Richland School District Five has the second highest SAT scores among school districts in South Carolina. The district’s composite score was 1,115, which is higher than the state average of 1,058 and the national average [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Superintendent Hefner announces retirement

By Al Dozier At Monday’s school board meeting District 5 Superintendent Stephen Hefner announced he will retire at the end of the school year. He has served the district since January of 2011, leading one [...]

By |October 10th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Student earns degree from Georgia State

Louie Valdovinos of Newberry earned a bachelor's degree from Georgia State University during the summer semester of 2017. More than 900 students earned bachelor's degrees from the university this summer, and more than 2,000 students [...]

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

Lake Murray Elementary leaps to aid others 

Lake Murray Elementary faculty and staff practiced their 2017–2018 theme of “Love Can Change the World” by donating to the Lexington One Educational Foundation LEAP program. Demonstrating love and leadership, faculty and staff recorded a [...]

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

District Five awarded $13.7 Million grant

Lexington-Richland School District Five has been awarded a five-year federal grant totaling more than $13.7 million to fund new magnet programs at Nursery Road Elementary, H. E. Corley Elementary, and Leaphart Elementary. It will also [...]

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

Lexington Middle teacher invites global perspective

As she reaches the top of Machu Picchu and takes in the centuries-old view, one thought races to the front of Lauren E. Larmon’s mind. She can’t wait to share this experience with her students [...]

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

Teachers work together to stay sharp

Following the lead of Fifth-Grade Teacher K. Nicole Dennis and Third-Grade Teacher Mary E. Lambert, faculty and staff at Lake Murray Elementary support each other when it comes to improving their health and well-being. Dennis [...]

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