Lexington-Richland School District Five will implement a clear bag requirement at all sporting events, beginning this fall. The new requirement, which was detailed at the June 10 School Board meeting, will be added to a list of safety measures that were implemented last fall and were revised for winter andContinue Reading

Dutch Fork Elementary School has become the first in South Carolina to be named a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.  Dutch Fork Elementary School Academy of Environmental Studies is one of thirty-five schools nationwide selected as the 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools awardees. Green Ribbon Schools areContinue Reading

On May 18 the Home Educators of Richland Lexington District 5 held a high school graduation ceremony for six students at Three Rivers Baptist Church. Steven Arnold, operator of Chick-fil-a Ballentine, was the commencement speaker and challenged the graduates to live their lives based on the principles taught and modeledContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five is reminding parents and guardians in the district about 5-year-old kindergarten registration for the upcoming school year. While the school year is winding down, registration is still available online and at schools during regular office hours. Online registration is available at https://registration.lexrich5.org “Kindergarten is an exciting time for students and parentsContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five has been honored by the University of South Carolina’s (USC) College of Education for its work with the Professional Development Schools (PDS) Network. During a May 7 awards ceremony, Oak Pointe Elementary School received the Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement Award. The award is given toContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named seasoned educator and human resources professional Tamara Turner its new director of personnel. Turner has served as the district’s coordinator of teacher evaluation since 2017. She replaces Winnie Brown, who will retire at the end of the school year after nearly 20 years inContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2019 high school graduation ceremonies May 31 and June 1 at the Colonial Life Arena. The order of School District Five 2019 graduations are as follows: ·        Chapin High School                 May 31 at 12:00 p.m. ·         Dutch Fork High School           May 31 at 4:00Continue Reading