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

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