Feb 26 2017

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 ..

Feb 23 2017

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 ..

Feb 23 2017

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 ..

Feb 22 2017

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  ..

Feb 19 2017

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 ..

Feb 17 2017

GMS crowns Mr. GMS 2017
Male students at Gilbert Middle got decked out in their best this week to show pageants aren’t just for girls. Judges awarded Spencer Weston Oswald the title of Mr. GMS 2017 on February 16. The annual Mr. GMS pageant was held at the Gilbert Middle School Theater.  ..

Feb 16 2017

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 ..

Feb 15 2017

MES celebrates ‘love of reading’
As a special Valentine’s Day celebration, Midway Elementary School third-grade classes hosted “For the Love of Reading” on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in their classrooms. Parents and loved ones brought blankets and a few of their childhood favorite books ..

Feb 15 2017

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 ..

Feb 14 2017

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  ..