By Al Dozier The Lexington-Richland District 5 School Board Monday considered changes in daily school operations in an effort to adapt to the coronavirus threat as schools prepare to reopen. The district announced July 23 it will be offering a temporary “hybrid” model when schools open, which provides a blendContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District 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 following household size and income criteria for determining eligibility: Household size and income guidelines for freeContinue Reading

School District Five of Lexington & Richland Counties had 588 students earn an AP Scholar designation by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams. “I am enormously proud of the students and teachers in District Five for their success onContinue Reading

Blaisdell Aplin, recent graduate of Dutch Fork High School and daughter of Susan and Ben Aplin, is the recipient of PAGE Five’s annual $1,000 merit scholarship. She will be attending the South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina where she will major in business. She also plansContinue Reading

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