Here are the facts the public needs to know. This current School board has worked hard to ensure accountability and transparency to every taxpayer in a time in our country when every dollar counts. It is our students and teachers that are impacted by an economy suffering from inflation andContinue Reading

Adult literacy council Turning Pages SC has appointed Lisa Cole, Owner-Operator of Vestra Lingua Publishing, as Board Chair-as-Interim Executive Director. Nearly 800,000 adults statewide lack basic reading skills, a fact the nonprofit seeks to change. “It is humbling to serve this organization. The Turning Pages legacy in Columbia dates toContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five’s Student Nutrition department is continuing to ensure no child goes hungry by offering a supper program to students within the district. The program is made possible through the district’s partnership with the Department of Social Services (DSS). The program will begin October 1 and will endContinue Reading

James Johnson of Dutch Fork Elementary School (DFES) was recognized by the Lake Murray-Irmo Rotary as the September Student of the Month. DFES Principal Julius Scott said, “James looks to make everyday meaningful and is an outstanding student who looks to make a difference in his school and community.”Continue Reading

School District Five welcomed 17,385 students to our classrooms for another exciting schoolyear, and our hallways and playgrounds are filled with the laughter and youthful chatter that hasbeen interrupted since the pandemic altered schools in March 2020. The return of the familiarhas been a welcome comfort for our teachers, staff,Continue Reading