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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.