Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five announced Thursday that 16 students within the district have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program. The academically talented high schoolers are represented in the nationwide pool of semifinalists, which repr…
The Lexington One Educational Foundation has presented the W.P. Rawl school garden mini-grant awards biannually for the past eight years. The 2021 fall recipients were announced Wednesday.
East Point Academy was awarded two Green Step Awards Sept. 8 for demonstrating excellence in building a student recycling program. The school was also named a “Green Steps School” by the Environmental Education Association of South Carolina for conservation.
Lucy Pruitt, an Irmo Middle School seventh grader, has just won second place in the 2020-2021 National Career Development Association Poetry & Art contest.
Saudah Collins, an African Studies teacher at Jackson Creek Elementary School in Richland School District Two, was named a finalist for the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year award.
Students at W. A. Perry Middle School will now have a new little place where they can grab a book. Members of the Columbia Capital Rotary Club installed a Little Free Library on on the school's campus last month. The installation partnership is in conjunction with Richland School District On…
It's almost time for the University of South Carolina's McCutchen House to offer lunches again. The student-run restaurant has been operating under restrictions after it was closed to the public during the 2020-2021 school year due to COVID.
Lexington Richland School District Five's Center for Advanced Technical Studies teacher Dr. Martin Cwiakala completed Level 1 High Power Rocketry Certification (Level 1 HPR) at the Rocketry Organization of South Carolina field.
Lexington-Richland School District Five officials announced 2022 high school graduation ceremonies will be held back at Colonial Life Arena, June 2 and 3.
The South Carolina Department of Education announced Thursday that students and drivers will be required to wear a face mask while on school buses.
The University of South Carolina’s hospitality and tourism management leads the SEC and is among the top 10 in the United States, according to independent rankings released this week.
Book-loving families in the Midlands will have the chance to step into a good story and enjoy an interactive experience in Richland County.
A new school year has begun and the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District is offering opportunities for conservation engagement by K-12 students, teachers and staff. The program is possible through conservation education mini-grants and the youth conservation poster contest.
The South Carolina Supreme Court issued a ruling Monday on the University of South Carolina's recent mask mandate. The mandate had been previously lifted per Attorney General Alan Wilson's legal opinion.
Students and staff of Midlands Technical College may feel a little more spirited at the start of the fall semester, now that the school has an official mascot.
It’s back to school time again, and Richland County is making it easy (and free) for adults who never finished high school to earn their diplomas.
University of South Carolina Interim President Harris Pastides, South Carolina first lady Peggy McMaster, SC Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and other school officials gathered at the university's Barringer House Tuesday morning for a special announcement.
Veteran educator Stephanie Huckabee has been named the interim principal at Chapin Middle School, Lexington-Richland School District Five officials announced Tuesday. Huckabee is replacing Anna Miller, who has been named the district's new Chief of Academics and Administration.
Ready or not, back to school time is almost here again. EdVenture Children’s Museum gave hundreds of local rising kindergartners and their families a preview and lots of fun along with it Friday night.
Lexington-Richland School District Five is requesting public input on spending federal funds received from the U.S. Department of Education through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER), signed into law Mar. 11.
South Carolina State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced Thursday that Dr. Christina Melton, a former teacher, principal and Lexington Richland District Five superintendent, has been hired as the South Carolina Department of Education’s (SCDE) director of assessment.
Those who are cleaning out their spaces and looking for a new home for unused books, CDs and DVDs can make a donation to the Richland Library Friends.
It's almost time to head back to school, and EdVenture Children's Museum is holding an annual event to help rising kindergartners know what to expect on their first day.
University of South Carolina interim President Harris Pastides released a statement Tuesday regarding the previous mask requirement he had put in place July 30. The mandate required the UofSC community to wear face coverings inside all university buildings, except dorm hall rooms and dining …
Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five notified the public Tuesday that they are partnering with Education Solutions Services Southeast, LLC, to employ those seeking a district substitute position. ESS is a leader in the K-12 education staffing space since 2000.
Dr. Baron R. Davis, the superintendent of Richland School District Two, is among approximately 20 superintendents working to become a part of the National Superintendent Certification Program.
Parents looking for a fun, outdoor activity with their young children may want to head over to the Cayce entrance to the Riverwalk Saturday at 10 a.m.
The University of South Carolina’s Presidential Commission on University History issued a final report Friday detailing the complex histories and legacies of some of the individuals who shaped the university since its founding in 1801.
Looking for a job? Benedict College is hiring for positions from academics to administration to maintenance and everything in between.
Graduates of Lexington-Richland School District Five's 2021 class earned more than $217 million in scholarships this school year. The awards for students from Chapin High, Dutch Fork High, Irmo High and Spring Hill High schools include both academic and athletic scholarships.
A small surprise ceremony was held at Irmo High School International School for the Arts to celebrate Tim Whipple for his 40 years of teaching and coaching at the school.
Members of the South Carolina Department of Education and the South Carolina Arts Commission announced a $20 million partnership Tuesday that will help public schools throughout the state implement arts-based learning initiatives. The methods are to help pandemic-related learning loss.
Two Dutch Fork High School students in the German language program have been selected as international exchange students to Germany. Lexington-Richland District Five officials made the announcement Tuesday afternoon.
Lake Murray Elementary School fourth grader, Reagan Strickland, was named the winner of the 2021 South Carolina Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) essay contest.
The Lexington-Richland School District Five Board of Trustees announced Tuesday evening that Dr. Akil Ross will be the district's interim superintendent.
Midlands families can step into a good book when experiencing Richland Library's first interactive Storywalk, located at Doko Meadows Park in Blythewood. The experience offers the opportunity for families to celebrate a love of reading, keep moving and get outdoors in a local park together.
Lexington-Richland School District Five will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year, beginning June 23. The service will continue through Aug. 4, and pick up days are on Wednesdays. Meals will not be offered Wednesday, July 7.
Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five released an announcement on behalf of Superintendent Dr. Christina Melton Monday evening, following a school board meeting.
Two Lexington-Richland Five students from The Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center) won first place in the South Carolina Farm to School Junior Chef Competition.
Midlands Technical College broke ground Tuesday on the college's newest addition. The Center for Business and Information Technologies will be under construction at the Beltline Campus beside the engineering laboratory building.
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Lexington-Richland School District Five a $3,000 grant to support summer literacy. An announcement of the grant was made Wednesday.
During a Lexington School District One meeting Friday, the district board of trustees approved the promotion of Dr. Lucas “Luke” C. Clamp to secondary schools director. He will replace Dr. Thomas E. Rivers Jr., who was named the district’s chief technology and innovation officer.
There are 10 Lexington-Richland School District Five students who have been awarded the prestigious South Carolina Teaching Fellowship.
Chapin Middle School student Wyatt Brooks looked to his community for a chance to give back this year as he sought to complete his rank of Eagle Scout.
Richland School District Two's Windsor Elementary School will be getting a new principal this summer. DeAnna Savage will be moving into the position July 1, replacing Denise Quickel, who has accepted a district-level administrative position in another school district.