The National Beta members from Chapin High School and Dutch Fork High School are celebrating remarkable successes at the South Carolina Senior Division Beta State Convention held in Myrtle Beach. The Beta State Convention provides students with opportunities to compete in various academic and STEM-based, virtual, and performing arts competitions.Continue Reading

Lynn Collins, a temporary school psychologist in School District Five, has been honored as a 2024 Outstanding Advocate by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Government and Professional Relations Committee. Collins received this prestigious recognition at the NASP Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 15, 2024. Expressing herContinue Reading

River Bluff High School proudly announces the exceptional achievements of six students who have been recognized as National Merit Finalists. The following students have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence and commitment to their education: Achieving the status of National Merit Finalist is a remarkable accomplishment, placing these students in the topContinue Reading

Amy Umberger, the resident scientist at Dutch Fork Elementary Academy of Environmental Sciences, has been honored with the Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Award by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT). This award acknowledges Umberger’s exceptional contributions to stimulating interest in Earth Sciences at the pre-college level. Umberger, who teachesContinue Reading

Seven seniors from Lexington-Richland School District Five have been named candidates in the prestigious 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, marking one of the highest honors for the graduating class of 2024. The following students have been nominated: Damien Dedmond (Chapin High) Caroline Huang (Dutch Fork High) Ava McCarty (Spring HillContinue Reading

Christian Smith, a senior at Dutch Fork High School, achieved a significant milestone by earning a private pilot certification through a $25,000 scholarship sponsored by the Air Force JROTC (AFJROTC) headquarters. The accomplishment places him among the less than 1% of the population holding a private pilot license. Attending andContinue Reading

The Scooter Scott Project’s GED (General Educational Development) program at the Brookland-Lakeview Empowerment Center (BLEC) continues to thrive, boasting an impressive track record of success in offering educational opportunities to the numerous students who have enrolled in the program. Dr. Cindye Richburg-Cotton, BLEC Executive Director, expressed pride in hosting thisContinue Reading

Five teachers from Lexington-Richland School District Five have achieved the prestigious National Board Certification (NBCT) this year, further enhancing the district’s standing with a total of 299 National Board Certified Teachers. National Board Certification is an advanced teaching credential that involves a comprehensive series of performance-based assessments. Teachers pursuing thisContinue Reading