Three Lexington-Richland School District Five educators have qualified to become South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teachers. Launched in January 2020, this innovative program was designed to increase the number of teachers incorporating personal finance education into their classrooms across the K-12 spectrum. Elizabeth Magee (Project SEARCH), Bonnie Robinson (Irmo High),Continue Reading

by Sarah Ostergard It’s summer vacation. I know what you’re thinking — this is the perfect time to teach financial literacy.  No? Please keep reading anyway.   Parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents – we can have fun, keep the children occupied, and model financial literacy concepts through hands-on experiences this summer. FinancialContinue Reading

District Five students Nitya and Kelsey were named the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo’s Service above Self May Students of the Month. “Nitya is always ready to volunteer and help others out. She recently helped the District with a grant and volunteered her time outside of school to collect waterContinue Reading

Veteran educator Linard McCloud has been named the new principal of Oak Pointe Elementary School. McCloud currently serves as assistant principal at Dutch Fork High School. McCloud replaces Kristie Smith who is transitioning to a new position at the District Office. “I am blessed to have the opportunity to serveContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five celebrated its seventh year of the student-initiative Project SEARCH, graduating students from the program during a June 1 ceremony at Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge. The four students graduating in the class of 2022 include: Aaron Ervin (Irmo High), Da’Marcus Hare (Irmo High), Kelsea Jackson (Dutch ForkContinue Reading

Members of the Lexington-Richland School District Five Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter placed first the SC FFA Horse Evaluation Career Development Event, earning a perfect score in the team problem-solving activities. The event took place at the South Carolina Equine Park in Camden on Saturday, May 28th. Twelve teamsContinue Reading