A creative collaboration between The Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center) and the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission has given rise to a captivating addition to the annual Holiday Lights on the River spectacle at Saluda Shoals Park. The featured display for 2023 is a three-dimensional carousel scene, depicting whimsicalContinue Reading

In a celebration of outstanding contributions to the Chapin community, Chapin Intermediate School proudly announces Dr. Sandra Markowitz and Parker Ray as the Chapin Chamber’s Teacher and Student of the Month. Dr. Sandra Markowitz: Digital Integration Specialist and Problem Solver Chapin Intermediate School is honored to name Dr. Sandra MarkowitzContinue Reading

Annie Mack Seawell was proudly recognized as Piney Woods Elementary School’s Student of the Month during the Chapin Sunrise Rotary Club’s November meeting. This accolade is a tribute to Annie’s exceptional kindness, self-confidence, and unwavering commitment to doing what is right. Annie’s standout qualities include her genuine kindness, making aContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five Adult Education Program was recognized by the South Carolina Office of Adult Education and earned the 2022-2023 English as a Second Language (ESL) Award. This award is presented to the top five ESL programs in the state with the highest aggregate average for academic growth. UponContinue Reading

A Lexington-Richland School District Five educator has received the National Education Association (NEA) Foundation’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Peter Lauzon is a member of the South Carolina Education Association (SCEA) and was nominated for the award based on his leadership and excellence in education. He has been a STEM educatorContinue Reading

Students of Piney Woods Elementary School held their third annual Purple Martin’s Day Parade on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. in the school’s front car rider loop. This parade tradition is based on the book Balloons Over Broadway which begins the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade unit of studyContinue Reading

Several School District Five classrooms will soon benefit from grants provided by the Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative (MCEC). The Cooperative’s annual Bright Ideas program grants provide funding to teachers who have demonstrated innovative ideas for classroom projects. School District Five received nearly $5,000 in grants. School District Five grant recipients include:Continue Reading

Chapin Elementary School Eaglets Making an Impact Club was at Crooked Creek Park’s Howl-O-Ween helping local animals in need. They gave out 200 healthy pumpkin dog treats and more than 200 dog toys made from recycled t-shirts.Continue Reading

Students from the National Honors Society, Key Club, The Academic Leadership Academy, NJROTC, Beta Club and the Wingmen Club at Chapin High School participated in the Student Government’s Trick-Or-Canning annual canned food drive. They delivered more than 2,000 cans to The Chapin We Care Food Bank.Continue Reading

School District Five Nursing Supervisor Joanna Stanek has been selected to participate in a brand-new Public School Nurse Leadership program created by the University of South Carolina College of Nursing, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), and the South Carolina Department of Education. Stanek is oneContinue Reading