IRMO – Three dedicated educators from Lexington-Richland School District Five have been recognized for their outstanding commitment to financial literacy. Melanie Barker from Flexible Innovative Virtual Education, Tiffany Hutchinson from Spring Hill High, and Ghislane Nsangou from Irmo High have qualified to become South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teachers. TheyContinue Reading

Three students from School District Five recently graduated from the Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands (BOOM) program at Midlands Technical College. They were honored in a graduation ceremony on May 23. The graduates from School District Five are: Elliott Chappelle (Irmo High) Austin Covey (Chapin High) Hunter Hess (ChapinContinue Reading

A Lexington-Richland School District Five teacher and student have received honors from the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust (SCCH). Dr. Monica Hadwin was named the 2024 Holocaust Educator of Excellence by the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust during a surprise announcement at Chapin Intermediate School. Sixth-grade student SahasraContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five’s Instructional Technology Specialist Susan Aplin has been recognized as a “Champion of Equity – Technology Leadership” by the American Consortium for Equity in Education as part of their 2024 Excellence in Equity Awards. The awards were created in 2022 to acknowledge, spotlight, and celebrate high-impact workContinue Reading

School District Five band, choir and orchestra students recently participated in Concert Performance Assessments during the month of March. Students brought home numerous top honors. The South Carolina Concert Performance Assessment is designed for middle and high school orchestral ensembles – both string and full. The assessments allow students andContinue Reading

School District Five’s Director of Human Resources, Dr. Reggie Wicker, has been honored as the top district-level administrator in the state by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). The prestigious 2025 SCASA District Level Administrator of the Year award was presented to Dr. Wicker in a surprise announcementContinue Reading

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis has recognized Lexington-Richland School District Five’s Dr. Analisa Smith of Dutch Fork Middle School as the South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program’s Educator of the Month for April. “As we celebrate Financial Literacy Month this April, we recognize the important contributions made by ourContinue Reading