Lexington-Richland School District Five’s second Magnet Fair of the school year will now be held virtually out of an abundance of caution in response to the rise in COVID-19 numbers. The free event will be held Thursday, January 6 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm, giving families an opportunity toContinue Reading

It is now easier for students to transfer from Midlands Technical College to the University of South Carolina. The two schools have announced new direct transfer tracks that align MTC courses with the first two years of courses in designated programs at UofSC. This allows students to earn an associateContinue Reading

On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, the local leaders of Kinetic by Windstream recognized Carolina Springs Middle School history teacher Matthew Helm as the winner of the Windstream Teacher Classroom Supplies Grant contest for South Carolina. Accordingly, they presented a grant check for $1,000.00 to the Lexington One Educational Foundation, whichContinue 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

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

The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) has released school, district, and state report cards reflective of the 2020-2021 school year. The 2021 report cards include results from state assessments administered in Spring 2021, the first administration of state assessments during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The state assessment results reflected onContinue Reading