Limited school choice opens
Lexington County School District One will offer some limited school choice opportunities during the 2017–2018 school year for students who live in Lexington District One. This limited school choice option gives Lexington One students the opportunity to attend schools ou ..
Lexington District One launches 5-Year Growth Plan
At the Tuesday, February 21, 2017 regular monthly meeting of the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees, the board heard administrators’ recommendations for a 5-Year Growth Plan. During the past 10 years (2006–2016), Lexington District One gre ..
WKHS head athletic trainer receives Athletic Training Service Award
White Knoll High School Head Athletic Trainer Sheila C. Gordon recently added another accolade to her list of career achievements. Gordon received the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 2017 Athletic Trainer Service Award, an honor given to athletic tra ..
Midway students score with ‘Read with the Gamecocks’
Two Midway Elementary fourth-graders combined to read more than 25,000 pages in just two weeks. For their outstanding participation in the “Read with the Gamecocks” student literacy campaign, Aarushi and Anushka Shrivastava were recognized on the court during ..
Over 65? That makes you ‘golden’!
In recognition of their civic and financial contributions to the school district, Lexington County School District One offers special activity passes (called Golden Passes) for school-related activities for any senior citizens (65 years of age or older) who live in the distri ..
School Bus Driver Appreciation Week
The week of February 13–17, 2017 has been designated School Bus Driver Appreciation Week. Our School Bus Drivers in Lexington County School District One are unsung heroes for the education of our students. I am extremely fortunate to work with such a wonderful and dedic ..
GMS administrators ‘dive in’ for Special Olympics
It was not a typical Saturday for Gilbert Middle Principal Benjamin D. Ricard and Assistant Principal Louis W. Biles as they ran into Lake Murray on February 11, 2017. During this year’s “Freezin’ for a Reason” Lake Murray Polar Plunge, the adminis ..
MES students ‘jump’ for a good cause
Students at Midway Elementary School got their hearts pumping for a good cause this month. The entire school was involved in the Jump Rope for Heart service learning project. Students learned why helping those in need is important, as well as the science behind ..