Springdale Elementary School

Veteran’s Day is Friday, lots of events in West Columbia to honor our veterans, especially in our schools

Friday is Veteran’s Day and there are lots of local activities scheduled to honor those who have served in our military. In 1919, November 11 was proclaimed as the first commemoration to honor the soldiers who fought in World War I. The day was originally known as Armistice Day. Nov. 11 became a federal holiday […]

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Lexington 2 names new principals and assistant principals – New Superintendent Dr. Brenda Hafner begins job

The Lexington Two School Board has released the names of the new principals, assistant principals, and other administrators for the 2022-2023 school year. They begin their new roles on July 1. Also, he Board of Trustees also welcomes Superintendent Dr. Brenda Hafner, who begins her new position on July 1. All hirings were approved by […]

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Springdale Elementary’s Chandler Dorn wins Sodexo’s Future Chef Challenge national championship

Snow White may have seven dwarfs, but when it comes to national champions of Sodexo’s Future Chef Challenge, there can only be one winner. This year, that winner is Chandler Dorn, a fifth-grader at Springdale Elementary. It’s the first time a Lexington Two student has won the national championship in the annual competition. Chandler’s Snow […]

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Lexington Two announces new assistant principals

Lexington Two has announced new assistant principals for the 2022-2023 school year. At its board meeting on May 19, on the recommendation of Acting Superintendent Barry Bolen, the Lexington Two Board of Trustees approved the hiring of assistant principals Dr. Hawanya Amaker and Amy Tribble at Cayce Elementary School, Cheryl Talton at Airport High School, […]

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Chandler Dorn, a Springdale Elementary student, wins “Future Chefs Challenge”

A fifth-grade Springdale Elementary student is the winner of the 11th Annual Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge in Lexington Two.  Chandler Dorn was the top chef from a field of 16 finalists, all third-, fourth- and fifth-graders representing the district’s elementary schools. The finalists’ recipes were themed to books or movies. All finalists prepared their dishes […]

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Springdale Elementary’s Alie Brantly is Lexington 2’s Teacher-of-the-Year

From Dawn Kujawa, Lexington Two Commutations Director – Fifth-grade teacher Alie Brantly of Springdale Elementary has been selected as District Teacher of the Year for Lexington Two. Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade, Springdale Principal Hope Vrana and other district administrators surprised Brantly with the news in her classroom Monday, to the applause of her students. “We […]

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Students return to Lexington 2 schools, Monday

You may notice more traffic on the streets Monday morning. You’ll see yellow school buses, too. The first day of classes for Lexington Two students is Monday. Teachers reported back last Monday. There are two high schools, four middle schools and six elementary schools in Lexington Two. Those schools serve West Columbia, Cayce, Springdale, Pine […]

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Tax Free weekend is upon us, with a school supply giveaway in West Columbia, too

The 2021 Tax Free Weekend, presented by the S.C. Department of Revenue, begins Friday (Aug. 6) and ends Sunday (Aug. 8.) During the tax-free weekend, many items that are traditionally associated with back-to-school are exempted from South Carolina’s 6% sales tax. Any applicable local taxes are exempted, too. School supply retailers in West Columbia, including […]

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