Students from the Electrical Technologies class from the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center) did a field study at Portrait Hill Subdivision in Chapin March 6. In conjunction with APEX Electric and Mungo Homes, students from the electrical class were able to apply what they have learned in class toContinue Reading

An Irmo High School International School for the Arts student was recently crowned Miss Teen South Carolina North America, and will soon participate for the international title of Miss Teen North America in June. Lily Richter was named Miss Teen South Carolina North America in January. “I was shocked andContinue Reading

More than 150 students from Lexington-Richland School District Five competed in this year’s elementary, intermediate and middle level science and engineering fair February 9 at Dutch Fork High School. To qualify for participation in the district science fair, students must first place at their school based fairs. “Each year, itContinue Reading

The Lexington-Richland School District Five School Board of Trustees has approved the 2019-2020 school board meeting calendar. The list of school board meetings for the 2019-2020 school year is as follows: July 15 at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies August 5 at the District Office August 19 at theContinue Reading

Several Lexington-Richland School District Five students were honored for their philanthropy by The Greater Chapin Community Endowment (GCCE) during their annual Groundhog Valentine’s Ball. The Bud Lewandowski Youth Philanthropist of the Year Award was presented to Chapin High School Academic Leadership Academy (ALA) for their overwhelming hours of service andContinue Reading

An additional nine Lexington-Richland School District Five teachers have earned the prestigious National Board Certification this year, and 28 teachers in School District Five renewed their national certifications for a second 10-year certification period.  School District Five ranks among the top for National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) in the state,Continue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five is currently accepting applications for its tuition-based 4-year-old kindergarten program. The School District Five EXCEL (Exposing Children to Early Learning) 4K program is open to families residing in the School District Five attendance zone. The program has two locations to serve students from across School DistrictContinue Reading

The Dutch Fork Middle School Dazzlers Dance Team give back to the community monthly with different projects such as donations to Sharing Gods Love, Adopt a Family, Harvest Hope Food Bank, and District 5 Snack Pack Program. When not dancing & volunteering, the girls are very active in their schoolContinue Reading

Readers of The State newspaper have voted Lexington District One the Best Public School District for the fourth year running. The district also received the award in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The State’s annual “best of” contest allows local residents to vote on their favorite restaurants, services, schools and more.Continue Reading

By Al Dozier   The District 5 School Board Monday moved forward with a construction contract for a new elementary school on Amicks Ferry Road, but not without opposition from board members Jan Hammond and Ken Loveless. Hammond sought to delay the project until the district could reconsider the useContinue Reading