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 to explore magnet offerings in the district.

Attendees must register in order to attend the event. To register, visit D5MagnetFairJanuary. Attendees will be asked to share their email, name and phone number. During the virtual event, participants will be able to chat live with school representatives to have questions answered and explore interactive virtual booths curated by each school with information to help guide their choice.

The district’s magnet programs include: Dutch Fork Elementary School Academy of Environmental Sciences, Escolares Academy at Harbison West Elementary School, H. E. Corley Elementary School Montessori Magnet and Leadership Magnet, Leaphart Elementary School STEAM Magnet, Nursery Road Elementary School Arts Magnet, Seven Oaks Elementary School MEDIA Magnet, Irmo Middle International Academic Magnet and I AM Escorales Magnet Program, Dutch Fork High School STEM Magnet Program, Irmo High School International School for the Arts, International Baccalaureate Diploma and Career-related Programmes at Irmo High School, and the new This Is Escolares Academic Magnet Program, Spring Hill High School Career Pathways Magnet.

Information on these schools can be found by going to www.lexrich5.org/choice.

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