Three Lexington-Richland School District Five students from the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center) represented the state of South Carolina as state delegates at the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual conferences held March 1-5 in Washington, DC.Continue Reading

Several Lexington-Richland School District Five students earned awards in the State MathCounts competition March 4, 2023 at Chapin Middle School. Eighty-five students competed as individuals representing 30 schools and 11 teams, from across the state participating. These teams competed in local competition in five areas around the state. Teams advancedContinue Reading

ECPI University was chosen to receive the 2022 Academia Circle of Excellence award from EC-Council for the second year in a row. The 2022 Academia Circle of Excellence Award is a honor within EC-Council, which has more than 1,000 academic partners from K-12, technical institutes, colleges, and universities in NorthContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five celebrated the first-ever First Jobs Signing Day on February 28. The First Jobs Initiative is a unique way to help the district with the nationwide labor shortage, as well as prepare students to be career ready. “The First Jobs initiative is part of School District’s FiveContinue Reading

Dutch Fork High School Band Director Jeremy Ley has received the National Band Association’s (NBA) Citation of Excellence. The Citation of Excellence is awarded to outstanding concert band directors whose ensembles have a history of a distinguished level of accomplishment, or to those individuals who have made significant contributions toContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five students earned numerous awards at the South Carolina Division: Senior Beta State Convention. National Beta State Convention allows students the opportunity to compete in various academic and STEM-based, virtual, and performing arts competitions. State Convention was offered as a hybrid event. This gave students the opportunityContinue Reading

Multiple School District Five schools took part in the Polar Plunge recently to raise money for the Special Olympics of South Carolina. Teams plunged into Lake Murray to benefit students.Continue Reading

Three Lexington-Richland School District Five seniors have been nominated for one of the highest honors for the graduating class of 2023. Joseph Hodges (Irmo High), James Holliday (Spring Hill High), and Carlynn Rychener (Chapin High) have been named candidates in the 2023 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. More than 4,000 candidatesContinue Reading