School District Five health science teacher, Karen Edwards, has been elected as the new Health Science Educators Association (HSEA) President-Elect. “I am honored to serve as President-Elect for a growing association dedicated to supporting Health Science Educators nationally,” Edwards said. “I have an opportunity to share best practices with stateContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five educator Ali Hendrick was recognized with an AP Human Geography Distinguished Teaching Award by the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE). The AP Human Geography Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes excellence in geography teaching for the AP Human Geography course and is given out annually. NCGE recognizesContinue Reading

Students devouring books? That was the scene when East Point Academy third grade teacher, Ms. Lester, held a “Book Tasting” in the school’s cafeteria complete with chef’s hats, custom menus, and yummy literary fun. Students got to “taste” three different genres, and review these using one-to-five stars supported by writtenContinue Reading

A Lexington-Richland School District Five librarian has been named the School Librarian of the Year for the Midlands region by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL). Rachel DiMaria serves as the Media Specialist at Lake Murray Elementary School. She will now compete to become the South Carolina LibrarianContinue Reading

Lee Livingston is a 2017 graduate of Springhill High School in Chapin and is a Senior at Newberry College. Livingston, also known as Kevin Cupree, received a gift of a billboard in Times Square in NYC, November 6 from a fashion week board member for the impact he has madeContinue Reading

Code.org and its partners have released the 2021 State of Computer Science Education: Accelerating Action Through Advocacy report. Published annually, the report provides the an analysis of national progress in computer science education. The report includes descriptions of policy trends, an in-depth view of each state’s policy and implementation, andContinue Reading