Two Lexington-Richland School District Five students have been named among the top scientists in the country. Lauren Chen (Dutch Fork High School) and Caitlin Kunchur (Dutch Fork High School) were selected in the top 300 scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020, a national science and math competition for high schoolContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five schools were recognized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for promoting good nutrition and physical activity. Each school in the district is enrolled in the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms (HUSSC:SL), a voluntary, nationwide program established by the USDA to acknowledge schools for serving nutritionalContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2020 Teacher Recruitment Event on Feb. 1 to give jobseekers an opportunity to learn more about schools and services in the district and talk one-on-one with administrators. Registration is now open for the event, which will be held at the Center for theContinue Reading

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for its residential and virtual programs. Online applications are available at www.scgssm.org. GSSM is South Carolina’s only two-year, public, residential high school dedicated to the advanced study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. GSSM also offersContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five will began enrolling 5-year-old students for kindergarten on January 6.  Registration will take place during regular school office hours, Monday through Friday, excluding school holidays. School District Five will also offer online registration for 5-year-old kindergarten again this year, providing a convenient way for parents to register their students. The application link is available on the district website and all school websites. Parents and guardians may alsoContinue Reading

Chapin High School is partnering with a local business to get students scuba certified through Open Water Dive training.   “This is the first year that Chapin High School has offered Marine Science as an elective science course,” said Wendy Rauch, Marine Science teacher. “Marine Science is an amazing course ofContinue Reading

Two students from Lexington-Richland School District Five have been named Carolina Master Scholars and were recognized during a special ceremony at the University of South Carolina. Zoe Starr (Irmo High) and Luke Vismara (Spring Hill High School) were part of the seventeenth graduating class earning the designation Carolina Master ScholarContinue Reading

School District Five transportation supervisor, Rhonda Watson, has received the Continuing Education award by the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT). The award, sponsored by Thomas Built Buses, was created to help further the education of a NAPT member in the field of public school transportation. “It was an honorContinue Reading

Students from School District Five were selected for the SC American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Honor Choir that was held on October 11 – 12 at Charleston Southern University (CSU). Students auditioned and were selected for the choir last spring. There were two choirs for high school students and thereContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The District 5 School Board Monday re-elected the same officers for another term, but it was a divided vote. Robert Gantt, nominated by board member Ed White, will continue to serve as chairman. Beth Hutchison will serve as vice-chair and Michael Cates as secretary. But alternative candidatesContinue Reading