Lexington-Richland School District Five’s Office of Finance and Operations has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending in 2018.  “It is an honor for DistrictContinue Reading

Lake Murray Elementary principal Kelly Reese vividly remembers her time in the fifth grade and the positive impact a Drug Awareness and Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) officer had on her. “I have no idea what office he worked for, but I remember how fun his lessons were,” Reese said.  “We didn’tContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five has launched a new summer program to provide free, fresh produce to Irmo-area families in need. A partnership with Pelion-based farm WP Rawl, the district’s new Farmers’ Market initiative will be held at the Irmo Village Apartments Thursdays, June 20 through August 1, excluding July 4.Continue Reading

Five Lexington-Richland School District Five students have been awarded the South Carolina Teaching Fellowship. The five students who were selected will receive up to $24,000 in fellowship funds from this program. The students include: Will Cosper (Chapin High School), Lakin Luoma (Chapin High School), Taylor Pierce (Chapin High School), KendallContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five will offer an additional lottery selection process for available seats at Chapin Elementary School (CES) and Lake Murray Elementary School (LMES) for the 2019-2020 school year. In May, the district offered a lottery opportunity for students reassigned to other schools due to Phase I and PhaseContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named longtime administrator Danielle Major-Murphy the new principal of the Academy For Success. Major-Murphy has served as assistant principal of instruction at Dutch Fork Middle School since 2017. Prior to that job, she served as assistant principal at Irmo Middle School and Newberry Middle School.Continue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five celebrated its fourth year of the student-initiative Project SEARCH, graduating students from the program during a May 31 at Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge. The five students graduating in the class of 2019 include: Kaleigh Cornelius (Dutch Fork High), Lana Hipes (Dutch Fork High), Mar’trell Gamill (IrmoContinue Reading

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

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