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Richland One Teacher to be Featured on NBC’s Today Show

News from Richland One: Southeast Middle School teacher Lekena Ackerman, an award-winning teacher who’s been known to wear colonial outfits and pirate costumes to engage her social studies students, will be featured on NBC’s Today Show on Monday, September 21. A videotaped story about Ms. Ackerman and her students will kick off NBC’s TODAY Education […]

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Crayton Middle School Redesignated as National School to Watch

Crayton Middle School has done it again! Crayton has been redesignated as a National School to Watch for its academic excellence and for creating an outstanding and supportive learning environment for students. Only 20 schools in South Carolina currently hold this distinction, while 450 schools in the nation are Schools to Watch. The honor by […]

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10,000 Trees!

Celebration for Columbia Green and Mayor Benjamin Planting 10,000th Tree on Columbia Green Day  Columbia, SC: The public is invited to join Columbia Green in celebration of the planting of our 10,000th tree in partnership with the City of Columbia and Mayor Stephen Benjamin’s proclamation of November 7, 2019 as Columbia Green Day!  Celebrants will […]

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Customers Can Sort through Misinformation on Public Computers As local residents prepare to cast their votes in several municipal elections on November 5, 2019 and look ahead to the 2020 presidential election, Richland Library is offering access to a new resource that vets misinformation and fake news.  The NewsGuard browser extension is now available on public […]

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17 Richland One Schools Ranked Among Nation’s Healthiest Schools

Richland One is setting the pace as a national and state leader in creating healthy schools. Seventeen Richland One schools have been recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation as being among the healthiest schools in the nation. Of the 32 South Carolina schools earning the recognition this year, more than half are Richland […]

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