Dutch Fork High School celebrated Homecoming October 23 and crowned its 2020 Homecoming King and Queen. Pictured are the King and Queen along with their court.Continue Reading

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for its free virtual after-school programs Spark. and ENGAGE. Online applications are available at www.scgssm.org/outreach. Delivered by GSSM’s Center for Science Education & Outreach, the programs are designed to introduce early experiences with STEM help toContinue Reading

Is your child gifted in the arts? Parent Advocates for Gifted Education in Lexington-Richland School District Five (PAGE Five) will host a webinar describing the Tri-District Arts Consortium (Tri-DAC) Summer 2021 Program on Monday, November 9, 2020, at 7 pm. Tri-DAC is a 3-week summer program that serves rising 6thContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold a virtual Magnet Fair on Thursday, November 12, 2020 giving families an opportunity to explore magnet offerings in the district. The virtual event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and features a wide variety of programs, including the newest magnets thatContinue Reading

A School District Five high school is among the first in the nation to receive prestigious recertification for its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program. Dutch Fork High School’s STEM magnet program has earned recertification for the next five years from Cognia, a globally recognized school improvement, assessment andContinue Reading

Three senior student leaders at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center) have been elected to SkillsUSA South Carolina State Office positions for the 2020-2021 school year: Raymond Jedlicka (Machine Tool Technology from Spring Hill High), Katherine Stodden (Law Enforcement Services from Spring Hill High), and Megan vanVollenhoven (LawContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five fifth grade student Aleah Johnson is doing what she can to support those in need. Johnson, a student at Irmo Elementary, decided that instead of receiving presents for her birthday she would collect food to give to the Harvest Hope Food Bank. It is a missionContinue Reading

On October 13 at 6pm, the District Five Foundation is hosting Evening for Education, the Foundation’s annual fall celebration and auction, in a virtual format. The Foundation made the change from its typical in-person event in an attempt to protect the safety, health, and wellbeing of our guests, teachers, students,Continue Reading

By Al Dozier Candidates for three seats on the Lexington-Richland District 5 School Board made their pitch and answered questions at a public forum held at Irmo Middle School October 1. Challengers sounded off about current school board actions as questions have arisen about public input, finances and construction projects.Continue Reading