The 2021-2022 school year might be seven months away, but Richland School District One has now opened registration for its prekindergarten program for three and four-year olds. Due to limited space, parents are encouraged to begin registering their children as soon as possible.
Lexington-Richland District Five representatives announced last week that H. E. Corley Elementary School has received a $1,500 Innovation Grant from Special Olympics South Carolina and has been recognized as a Unified Champion School.
Benedict College will be part of a partnership with Propel Center, a new global campus headquartered in Atlanta that will support innovative learning and development for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide.
Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2021 teacher recruitment event Feb. 6 to give jobseekers an opportunity to learn more about schools and services in the district. Jobseekers will also have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with administrators.
Dancers from East Point Academy competed in the virtual Taoli World Dance Competition in December, earning a total of eight awards. East Point competed against more than 600 nationwide performers in the competition.
Underrepresented minority students in South Carolina are eligible to apply for $500,000 in scholarships to be awarded by Dominion Energy.
Lexington County School District One school counselors Crissy Roddy and Anna Duvall recently published a resource book titled, Managing Student Anxiety in School Settings.
Irmo High School International School for the Arts junior, Alex Blocker, is one of 11 semifinalists named for the 2021 United States Senate Youth Program Scholarship by the South Carolina Department of Education. Lexington-Richland District Five made the announcement Thursday.
South Carolina Department of Education Superintendent Molly Spearman announced Monday on social media that she has tested positive for COVID-19.
As 2020 comes to an end, Richland Library took a look back at the trending items among its 240,000+ library card holders across its 13 facilities from over the year.
With winter break upon us and medical experts recommending staying home as much as possible, Richland Library is offering a wide variety of free at-home activities for families.
Chapin High School student, Davis Ricks, has been named a semifinalist for the 2021 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Ricks will move to the next round of the selection process to become a Coca-Cola Scholar and if chosen as the winner, he will receive a $20,000 college scholarship.
Lexington-Richland School District Five announced Tuesday that there will be three distance learning days for all in-person students following winter break.
Representatives from Richland District Two notified parents and staff Monday evening that the district will be shifting to all-virtual learning in January, following winter break.
Women of the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority at the University of South Carolina shared holiday cheer with students at Harbison West Elementary School (HWES) through a donation this week. Sorority members collected backpacks filled with school supplies, clothing and toys to donate to students in …
The University of South Carolina expects to award approximately 2,243 degrees from the Columbia campus during a virtual ceremony Sunday, Dec. 13.
University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen returned to his office Monday after testing positive for COVID-19 prior to Thanksgiving break.
It was announced Sunday that a third grade teacher at Carolina Springs Elementary School in Lexington District One has died due to COVID-19 complications.
Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five announced Tuesday morning that Chapin High, Irmo High, and Dutch Fork High will be closed for the day due to a high number of staff requesting leave. Wednesday is already scheduled to be a distance learning day, but it has not yet been d…
Representatives from the University of South Carolina notified the public Wednesday that UofSC President Bob Caslen tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday evening.
Niche.com released its 2021 Best Schools in America rankings, and Lexington-Richland School District Five was named as a top school district in South Carolina.
Richland Library confirmed Tuesday that a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Due to the development, the library has closed its Eastover location at 608 Main Street.
University of South Carolina announced plans to require periodic COVID-19 testing during the spring semester for all students, faculty, and staff who frequent the Columbia campus.
Lexington-Richland School District Five announced that the district will hold its 2021 high school graduation ceremonies June 18 and June 19 at the Colonial Life Arena (CLA).
EdVenture Children's Museum developed a new distance learning program for families facing challenges in the remote learning environment.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to schools including online instruction, emptier classrooms and the cancellation of field trips.
As with many other races, the results were slow to arrive for Richland and Lexington County school board elections. As of Wednesday evening, however, the Lexington County results were complete with more than 90% of the votes counted in all the Richland County races.
A series of bills in the University of South Carolina Student Senate are aiming to ensure that students of all faiths have a fully equipped space to pray when a new student union, like the Russell House, is constructed.
The University of South Carolina sent an email Thursday notifying students of changes to next semester’s spring break. The email was sent by William F. Tate IV, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.
Several Lexington-Richland School District Five classrooms will soon benefit from grants provided by Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative.
“Cocky,” the University of South Carolina’s official mascot, turned 40 years old Friday. The current mascot made its debut at the 1980 Homecoming game against Cincinnati.
When Kailey Houck told her friends at the University of South Carolina she wanted to start a competitive lettuce eating club, they actually were not surprised. They all knew she had a quirky personality.
University of South Carolina's President Bob Caslen addressed his vision for UofSC's future during his State of the University address Wednesday. It was Caslen's first time giving the address since being named president in July of 2019.
Lexington-Richland School District Five superintendent, Dr. Christina Melton announced the transition for in-person students from a hybrid schedule to a four-day in-person instructional schedule Monday.
Piney Woods Elementary, Lexington-Richland School District Five’s 13th elementary school, revealed their mascot chosen by the community during the September 28 Board Meeting.
Officials from Lexington School District One announced Phase Two of the district's academic plan amid COVID-19, which begins Oct. 5.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began changing the course of education for K-12 students, Kim Donovan decided to shift her career to help students have the ability to experience some normalcy in a time that has been far from normal.
Officials from Piney Woods Elementary, Lexington-Richland School District Five’s 13th elementary school, are currently asking the community for input to help decide their new school mascot.
The Springs Brooks Plaza outside the University of South Carolina’s Williams-Brice Stadium will have a new centerpiece with the delivery of the much-anticipated Gamecock sculpture Thursday. The $1 million sculpture was privately funded, and no funds from the Athletics Department were used fo…
Demetria “Demi” Bannister, a teacher at Windsor Elementary School, died Monday due to complications caused by COVID-19.
Lexington-Richland School District Five held its annual First in Five Teacher Shower Saturday to welcome first-year educators to the district and shower them with supplies and support.
Representatives from The University of South Carolina provided another COVID-19 school update Friday afternoon. As of Friday, there are 1,461 active COVID cases from students (1,443) and staff (18).
A manhunt took place around the Redbank area of Lexington midday Friday, after a police chase began earlier in the day.