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‘Remember why we’re there’: Chapin HS marching band to march in National Memorial Day parade Monday  WIS10

The Chapin High School Marching band is the only marching band from South Carolina set to march in the National Memorial Day parade Monday.



Lexington County athletes dominate SC Coaches Association of Women's Sports Awards Banquet  ColaDaily.com

Olivia Thompson of Lexington High School, Kaniya Johnson of White Knoll and Jordan Green of Class 5A lacrosse champion Chapin High School with their ...



Chapin High School evacuated  The State

Chapin High School, located at 300 Columbia Ave., was evacuated on Thursday morning after reporting the smell of smoke in the school. Chapin Fire *Service* ...



Chapin football’s preparation for 2018 includes one very big change  The State

Less than 20 years ago, Chapin High School was playing in one of the smallest sports classifications in South Carolina. When the Eagles' football season ...



Former Chapin High principal Akil Ross to resign from newly-appointed district position  ColaDaily.com

Lexington-Richland School District Five announced that the newly-appointed Director of Secondary Education, Dr. Akil Ross, will be resigning from his position.



'It was so amazing to get to honor these people': SC students lay wreath at Arlington Cemetery  WLTX.com

Laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was a once in a lifetime experience for this Chapin High School junior.



Chapin High School students sign Prom Promise to refrain from driving under influence  ColaDaily.com

South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper David Jones spoke to an auditorium of Chapin High students Thursday. Chapin's prom is Saturday, and Jones stressed ...



Does ousted Lexington-Richland 5 board member owe $10 million? A jury could decide  The State

Former Lexington-Richland 5 board member Kim Murphy might be looking at another legal battle — one of many she's taken on in the past decade. The district ...



Chapin, Mid-Carolina win competitive cheer championships  The State

Chapin won the Class 5A competitive cheerleading championship and Mid-Carolina won the 3A title Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at Colonial Life Arena.



Small stream, big dispute  The State

This story originally appeared in The State on March 13, 2011.



Lexington-Richland 5 offers to settle $10 million legal spat with former board member  The State

The Lexington-Richland 5 school board voted Tuesday, April 8, to settle a 6-year-old legal battle with former board member Kim Murphy. But her attorney called ...



Lexington-Richland 5 spent $1.2M on a school it promised voters but never built  The State

Lexington-Richland 5 voters approved a plan that would build an elementary school to alleviate overcrowding in Chapin. The district bought land on Derrick ...



Popular teacher fired from Chapin church. She says it’s because she loves a woman  The State

Chapin Baptist Church is facing parents after it fired a popular pre-kindergarten teacher over a “conflict of interest.” The teacher, Skye Moore, says she was told ...



NATIONAL SIGNING DAY AT CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL  Lexington County Chronicle

Signing day this past Friday at Chapin High School saw 13 student-athletes in three sports sign national letters of intent: Makenna Bradley (cross-country/Lander ...



​​Lexington clinches playoff spot with win over Chapin  The State

Lexington's rushing offense finally caught on in the second half at Cecil Woolbright Field on Friday night. With a few runs from Akeem Nicholas against a ...



UNDEFEATED CHAMPIONS - Lady Eagles defeat Fort Mill 9-6 to win Class 5A girls' lacrosse title  Lexington County Chronicle

Same place, different classification and much different outcome.



National award-winning Midlands principal resigns from district job to pursue passion  The State

Akil Ross, the former principal of Chapin High School who was once named national principal of the year, plans to leave his job as director of secondary ...



Chapin rallies behind retired Coach WF Sullivan as he battles cancer  ColaDaily.com

Students at Chapin High School were first taught by W.F. Sullivan in 1970. Throughout the years, Sullivan went on to teach many generations, and accumulated ...



Chapin special needs student asks 107-year-old WWII vet to ROTC ball  WLTX.com

Chapin, SC (WLTX) -- Saturday evening was Chapin High School's ROTC Ball. One special needs student decided to ask a special friend to accompany her.



Chapin, Dutch Fork high schools latest targets of potential threats  The State

Chapin and Dutch Fork high schools were the sites of a threat of violence Monday. A Lexington-Richland School District 5 official confirmed threats were made ...



Meet the Lexington-Richland 5 school board candidates  The State

Who is running for the Lexington-Richland 5 school board on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018, in Lexington County South Carolina? Meet the candidates who will be ...



Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards Honors Schools, School Organizations And Individuals For Outstanding Community Spirit And Student Engagement  PRNewswire

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today ...



Chapin High student charged for threatening school  WIS

A Chapin High School student has been detained in connection with the threat to the school earlier this week according to Lexington County Sheriff's ...



UPDATE: HVAC unit cause of gas smell at Chapin High, district officials say  WIS

Chapin High School briefly evacuated students, faculty, and staff following the report of a smell of gas on the school's campus.



Born deaf, Chapin High School senior defying odds  WIS

A Chapin High School senior who was born completely deaf is overcoming the odds and inspiring those around her.



Chapin High’s National Principal of the Year has a new job  The State

Chapin High School's national award-winning principal is leaving the school at the end of the semester to take a new job in the school district. Akil Ross, the ...



With playing career at an end, former USC Gamecock and Chapin Eagle returns to his high school nest  WIS

A familiar face returns to the Eagles' nest. Mason Zandi once starred on the gridiron at Chapin High, but now he serves as an assistant football coach with the ...



NEAR-PERFECT - Cade Austin lifts Chapin to 2-1 extra innings' win in playoff opener  Lexington County Chronicle

The opening game of the Class 5A baseball playoffs Tuesday night at Chapin High School was quite literally a 1-man show.



Chapin pitcher Cade Austin  Lexington County Chronicle

University of South Carolina-bound pitcher Cade Austin of Chapin High School struck out 12 batters and allowed just 2 hits in the 2-1 win over River Bluff.



WEDNESDAY NIGHT HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS - Lexington defeats Chapin 5-1  Lexington County Chronicle

The Chapin High School baseball team looked to move a win closer to clinching the Region 5-5A title.



SC high school soccer: Chapin tops Eastside for state title  The State

Chapin and Eastside high schools played for the Class 4A boys soccer championship on Friday May 11, 2018 at Irmo High in Irmo, South Carolina.



This Midlands principal is the best in the country  The State

Chapin High School Principal Akil Ross is the new National Principal of the Year.



Outstanding Black Alumnus: Akil Ross - @UofSC  @UofSC

“While at Carolina, I came to realize that educators are artists with purpose and mission in our work." — Akil Ross, 2018 Outstanding Black Alumnus Award ...



Chapin routs Lexington 18-6 in girls lacrosse to close in on undefeated regular season  Lexington County Chronicle

The first year in Class 5A girls' lacrosse has gone perfectly so far for Chapin High School. *Fresh* off a road victory over nemesis Wando, the Lady Eagles are ...



Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Chapin Location  Franchising.com

Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its *fresh* sliced/*fresh* grilled subs, opened in Chapin on February 27.



Former Dutch Fork Football Star Battling For His Life  WLTX.com

Irmo, SC (WLTX) - One Midlands football coach who's taught players how to battle on the football field is now battling for his life. For some football teaches you ...



This Midlands principal was just named 2019 National Principal of the Year  The State

Lucas Clamp, founding principal of River Bluff High School in Lexington 1 school district, was named the 2019 National Principal of the Year this morning at a ...



Georgetown High NJROTC qualifies for state competition | Education & Business  South Strand news

Students in Georgetown High School's Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps are celebrating winning 10 trophies at a recent competition and qualifying for ...



Chapin High Wins FLW High School Fishing South Carolina Open at Lake Murray  Abccolumbia.com

PROSPERITY, S.C. (SID) – The Chapin High School duo of Berkley Bouknight and Jacob Wright, both of Chapin, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the ...



Chapin shows its love for retired teacher WF Sullivan in battle against cancer, more than $23K raised  ColaDaily.com

The crowd was close to 800 in number, according to estimates. They came to Beaufort Street in Chapin Saturday evening to help raise money for W.F. Sullivan, ...



This Gamecock’s first start was the bowl: How he graded his play — and his nerves  The State

South Carolina football put a freshman offensive lineman in a tough spot when the Gamecocks started center and Chapin High School alum Hank Manos in the ...



Austin dominates in S.C. Diamond Invitational  247Sports

South Carolina commitment Cade Austin dominated in his most recent start, just like he has throughout the 2020 season.



They've got spirit: Chapin High wins best student section in the country  ColaDaily.com

They showed up early, stayed late, painted their faces and lost their voices Friday night after Friday night. After cheering their team to victory on the gridiron, ...



We’re counting down the biggest traffic headaches in Lexington County. Here’s No. 5  The State

After nearly two decades of planning, major changes are coming to improve the flow of traffic in Chapin on Columbia Avenue and its connection to I-26.



Mark Snelgrove looks to turn Chapin High basketball program around  The State

After turning around the Midland Valley basketball program, Mark Snelgrove hopes to do the same at Chapin.



He’s the last recruit of the Spurrier era. USC’s coaches have a role in mind for him  The State

The South Carolina Gamecocks football team is looking to replace its top two tight ends from the 2018 football season. Could they get something from Will ...



Growth bringing change, challenge to Chapin  The State

Chapin, a small town that is the business and political hub of the northern edge of Lexington County, is set to become a hot spot for new development.



PREP BASKETBALL Lexington, White Knoll open Lake Murray Tipoff with wins  Lexington County Chronicle

Speed and experience will be the calling card for the Lexington High School boys' basketball team this season.



A thousand passions, one heartbeat - @UofSC  @UofSC

University of South Carolina College of Education alumnus and Chapin High School principal, Akil Ross, has been named the 2018 National Principal of the ...



Chapin, Dutch Fork win cheerleading state titles  The State

Chapin and Dutch Fork continued their cheerleading dominance Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at the South Carolina High School League state championships.



Chapin High facelift finally finished (+ video)  The State

Teachers and students are celebrating Chapin High's transformation from a mix of construction and instruction to a sole focus on education. Extensive ...



BOYS SOCCER - Cats Kick Cancer Tournament Opens, Capital City City headed to 3rd Day  Lexington County Chronicle

The opening day of the annual Cats Kick Cancer Campaign opened with the host team playing to a tie.



South Carolina using a veteran to fix hole in its line for bowl … or a true freshman  The Herald-Sun

At times, South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp will hint at things with the way he phrases them. In mid-December, he was asked how his team would fill ...



Chapin quarterback transferring to Ben Lippen  The State

Chapin quarterback LaRob Gordon will be finishing his high school career at Ben Lippen.



Midlands students stun themselves with how much money they raised for this cause  The State

Students at six Chapin area schools celebrate raising $111200 to help build a sports complex for children with mental and physical disabilities.



District Five graduation ceremonies details  WLTX.com

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2019 high school graduation ceremonies May 31 and June 1 at the Colonial Life Arena. The order of School ...



A Special Bond Between a Chapin Teacher and Her Student  WLTX.com

In Chapin, South Carolina, a special bond exists between a teacher and one of her students. A bond that started here on the blue high school track field, with a ...



Chapin Principal Named One of Columbia's 50 Most Influential People  WLTX.com

Chapin High School Principal Dr. Akil Ross has been recognized by "Columbia Business Monthly" magazine as one of the 50 most influential people in the ...



He rose to pro fishing heights and sank by crime. Drugs and death mar SC angler’s life  The State

Rafael Redmond and his mother were fishing on Lake Murray earlier this year when another fisherman he knew from years before pulled up beside their boat.



Parent angry after kids "ride the floor" to Chapin Middle School  WIS

A Midlands parent is outraged after she says a local school district put her two children at risk. She says all of it boils down to how her students were taken to ...



Mason Zandi using Chapin High roots to lead Gamecocks in senior season  WACH.com

CHAPIN, SC - Mason Zandi has always stood out amongst the crowd. At 6-9, 315 it makes perfect sense. You can't miss him. The Chapin High School alum and ...



New path proposed for Chapin’s ‘gateway’  The State

State transportation officials are proposing a major change in a Chapin thoroughfare to lessen traffic congestion.



Kim Murphy Rejects Deal with School Board | Local & State News  Free Times

The legal battle that's been going on for several years between the Lexington-Richland District 5 School Board and former board member Kim Murphy appeared ...



2nd Annual Chapin Band Holiday Market  WACH.com

This weekend's Second Annual Chapin Band Holiday Market is just one way for you to celebrate this Season of Giving.The market kicks off on Saturday, ...



Parents, veterans speak out in wake of flag-stomping incident  WIS

Lexington-Richland School District Five made no decision Monday night on whether or not to terminate a teacher in the district who ignited a nationwide ...



Once Paralyzed, Jack Enright Walks To Get Diploma  WLTX.com

A Chapin High School student-athlete who was paralyzed during a game last year was able to walk across the stage to get his diploma Wednesday.



Chapin lacrosse player suffers broken neck during freak accident  WACH

freak and tragic accident took place during a lacrosse game Wednesday night between Lexington and Chapin High Schools.



Mismanagement puts Chapin Technology Park project behind schedule, over budget  WIS

The Chapin Business and Technology park that was supposed to be completed last year is delayed once again.



SC Teacher Put On Leave For Stomping On American Flag  FITSNews

America has devolved over the last dozen years into a welfare statist's, crony capitalist's wet dream … and a nightmare for future generations of taxpayers who ...



Dr. Luke Clamp named 2019 National Principal of the Year  The Augusta Chronicle

Williston native Dr. Lucas “Luke” Clamp received a “humbling surprise” last week when he was named the 2019 National Association of Secondary School ...



Columbia-area graduations, plus what was happening when the class of 2018 was born  The State

While thousands of well-wishers will flock to high school and college graduations in the next couple of weeks, many Columbians will want to avoid the happy ...



Lexington County Holds Electronic Recycling and Paper Shredding Event  Abccolumbia.com

LEXINGTON, SC (WOLO)– Are you looking to rid your household of old electronics, what about old paperwork? The County of Lexington Solid Waste ...



Grow Financial Scholar Athlete contest rules  WACH.com

WACH / GROW FINANCIAL SCHOLAR ATHLETE. SCHOLAR ATHLETE CONTEST RULES. Contest: WACH / Grow Financial Scholar Athlete. Station: Sinclair ...



School threats lead to arrests throughout SC  The State

Law enforcement officers from around South Carolina continue to field calls about threats to schools two weeks after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman ...



Top five Gamecock redshirts with something to prove this spring  The State

South Carolina football will start spring football in late February. The Gamecocks could rely on some redshirts like Hank Manos, Lavonte Valentine, JT Ibe, ...



Chapin High Band Win 3A State Championship  Patch.com

The Pride of the Midlands marching band from Chapin High School earned the title of 3A State Champion last weekend. This is the first time the Chapin High ...



SC’s best principals for 2016-17 all come from Midlands schools  The State

The three best principals in South Carolina all hail from Midlands schools this year. Denise Barth, of Catawba Trail Elementary in Elgin, is the S.C. Elementary ...



SC public school ranks in top 10 in country  The State

A national report shows one South Carolina high school making the top 10 in the country, while two Midlands schools make it to the top 10 in the state.



Two Lexington-Richland Five administrators receive top honors  WACH.com

IRMO, SC (WACH) - The South Carolina Association of School Administrators have named two Lexington-Richland Five administrators as Principals of the Year.



COLLEGE FOOTBALL - Lexington County natives Carroll, Register contribute at Garnet and Black Spring Game  Lexington County Chronicle

The Garnet team rallied with two 4th quarter touchdowns to pull out a 28-16 win over Black at the annual Spring Game Saturd.



Chapin home to new Palmetto Bone & Joint location  ColaDaily.com

There's a new business headed to Chapin ready to fix those aching bones and joints. Work has already started at the site on Columbia Avenue – across from ...



SC Gov. Henry McMaster's full 2019 State of the State, with Palmetto Politics analysis  Charleston Post Courier

You're seeing the Palmetto Politics daily newsletter. Receive the latest political news and in-depth analysis from The Post and Courier to your inbox ...



St. James named one of three best high schools in South Carolina during annual Palmetto's Finest presentation  Myhorrynews

There was a thunderous round of cheers and applause from the student body at St. James High School Tuesday as they learned Chapin High School in ...



SC students improve ACT scores ‘across the board’  The State

S.C. high school students made improvements “across the board” in the second year that the state required all students to take a college readiness test.



PLAYOFFS: Cane Bay squads open with Summerville | Sports  Berkeley Independent

The curtains come up this week on the Class 5A softball and baseball playoffs. The second-seeded Cane Bay Lady Cobras (19-5-1) host Summerville in the ...



Midlands school boasts new National Assistant Principal of the Year  The State

Erica Page, assistant principal at Pelion High School in Lexington County, SC, has been named the 2018 National Assistant Principal of the Year by the National ...



Chapin student’s invention is big step for physical therapy in gait disorders (+ video)  The State

A Chapin High School senior has made remarkable strides toward a successful career in engineering and medical treatment by helping some children make ...



Chapin Rallies for Injured Lacrosse Player  WLTX.com

Chapin High School held a pep rally to support injured lacrosse player Jack Enright.



Some parents are opting to keep kids at home until Midlands school threats are fully investigated  WIS

An increasing number of parents are choosing to keep their children home from school until the investigations into threats of violence at Midlands schools are ...



Support, seniors key for Cane Bay wrestling team  The Gazette

Cherie Wash designed signs of support for each Cane Bay High School wrestler, and the booster club helped dozens of students get in the doors at Stratford ...



Bottoms Up: Wired Goat  The State

By experimenting and using local ingredients, some of the best drinks, coffees and more are being made in the Midlands. Commitment to the community has ...



"It'll look like a first class stadium." -- New field turf has Irmo High officials boasting  WIS

Irmo High School is right in the middle of renovating the field at their football stadium, and instead of installing new grass, the school is entering the new age of ...



Hallie Willm, Brooks Biediger marry  The State

Hallie Marie Willm and Michael Brooks Biediger, both of Columbia, were united in marriage at 6 o'clock in the evening Jan. 20 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in ...



He chose to continue Gamecocks career. He expects to play different position in 2019  The State

South Carolina Gamecocks football gave offensive lineman Donell Stanley a position change for 2018. After he announced he'll decline the NFL draft, he thinks ...



Lacrosse SC championship games also about helping Jack Enright walk again  The State

Though he is not a member of any of the four teams playing for lacrosse state championships at Chapin High on Saturday, Eagles junior Jack Enright may be the ...



Miss Teen USA K. Lee Graham ready to relinquish her crown  The State

On a golden summer afternoon in mid-July, K. Lee Graham floated on the blue waters of Lake Murray, noting that on this day, “Paddleboards are my main mode ...



Ben Lippen QB makes college choice  The State

Ben Lippen football quarterback Trad Beatty committed to Temple University on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.



Enrolling early lets USC freshman do what every lineman wants to do: Eat  The State

Enrolling early with South Carolina allowed Hank Manos to more quickly realize his dream of being part of a college football program. But it also allowed for him ...



Prep lacrosse player Enright is walking toward a miracle  FOXSports.com

Life can change in an instant, and for Jack Enright, that came on March 4.



Wando, Bishop England, Academic Magnet chase volleyball titles on Saturday  Charleston Post Courier

The Lowcountry continues to be a hotbed for high school volleyball as three area schools compete for state championships on Saturday.



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