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Parenting services grow young minds

Parents of children who are not yet enrolled in school have a unique opportunity in Lexington-Richland School District Five. One component offered by Ready by Five Parenting and Family Literacy Services is Ready by Five [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Dazzlers Snack Pack

The Dutch fork Middle School Dazzlers were working the SNACK PACK food drive recently at the Walmart in Ballentine. All the items were moved to Ameris Bank on Lake Murray Boulevard, bringing the total so [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Pleasant Hill honors teacher with outdoor classroom

In memory of a former teacher, Pleasant Hill Elementary opened a new learning space this year that has students and teachers enjoying the great outdoors. PHES Fifth-Grade Teacher John Wukits lost his battle with cancer [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Lexington High cadet claim national success 

Lexington High School’s Zachary W. Kearney earned national recognition for both an outstanding record in the classroom and as a cadet in uniform. A junior, Kearney holds the rank of Cadet Senior Airman in LHS’s [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

Former Gamecocks promote literacy at Gilbert Middle

Former Gamecock football players Langston Moore and Preston Thorne proved they are not “just a chicken” during a visit to Gilbert Middle School. Motivating the middle schoolers to enjoy reading, the authors stopped by GMS [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

Author shares with students via Skype

Students at Oak Grove Elementary connected with one of their favorite authors this month using Skype. K. E. Rocha, author of the “Secrets of Bearhaven” series, visited the school virtually to talk with third-grade students. [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

School shows ‘Cougar Pride’ with winning yearbook 

Pleasant Hill Middle School’s Cougar Pride yearbook staff received accolades from the South Carolina Scholastic Press Association. PHMS won All-State and the Palmetto Award for the 2016–2017 yearbook during the annual fall conference on October [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Categories: Education|0 Comments

EngenuitySC announces programs

EngenuitySC, the Columbia-based economic development nonprofit focused on enhancing the Midlands’ competitiveness and prosperity, has announced its programming for the upcoming year. Projects include What’s Next Midlands, the Midlands Regional Competitiveness Report, Richland One STEAM [...]

By |November 5th, 2017|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Students pledge against gun violence

United States Attorney Beth Drake has announced members of the United States Attorney’s Office and their local, state, and federal law enforcement partners began visiting schools across South Carolina, to meet with students and conduct [...]

By |November 5th, 2017|Categories: School News|0 Comments

District Five to hold Magnet Fairs

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold the first of two Magnet Fairs November 9, giving families in the district an opportunity to explore offerings at several of its schools. The event at CrossRoads Intermediate School [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|Categories: Events, School News|0 Comments