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    Let's Move! Active Schools Award
    Lower Richland received the 2015 Lets' Move Active Schools Award for creating an Active School environment that promotes physical activity and physical education.  This is a national award and our accomplishments were recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama.

    Click on the links below to view the certificate and the letter from First Lady Michelle Obama.

    Letter from Michelle Obama.pdf

    Active Schools Award.pdf

    LR Athletics Wins SCHSL Sportsmanship Award

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    SCRIW   V Championship winners

    Team 3976, The Electric Hornets competed October 24, 2015.

    SCRIW is South Carolina robotics invitational and workshop. Teams from SC and NC get together at the end of the season to compete one last last time before the start of the new season. Winners take home a trophy in the shape of a screw.  For more information on the robotics team go to diamondhornetsrobotics.weebly.com.

    STEM--LifeCycle Tours and Media Coverage

    Click the link below to views pictures of the LifeCycle tours and media coverage.


    Congratulations to Mrs. Elvionna Belin-White on being selected as the 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year!

    Elvionna Belin-White born and raised in Andrews SC. Married to Tyrone White. We have two lovely children. Tyson and Tylia. This is my fourteenth year teaching , but eighth at Lower Richland.  I teach pre-engineering classes through a program called project lead the way. I advise First Robotics, Jr. Robotics, Technology Student Association, National Society of Black Engineer's, and Student Racing Team . I love working with the students and increasing their awareness of STEM  through projects and activities , which will guide their careers and education. So that we can have global and productive citizens

    Congratulations LR PTSA!

    Congratulations to the LR PTSA for being nominated as a 2014-2016 National  PTA School of Excellence.

    School Improvement Council Brochure

    Annual Report To Parents Format 2014_2.docx
    Lower Richland Receives
    Palmetto Silver Award


    Great Happenings at Lower Richland

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    Lower Richland High is a nationally certified PLTW (Project Lead the Way) School. We offer the number one STEM program in the nation that focuses on Engineering. To find out more information click on the link below:


    Richland One Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation for Fighting Childhood Obesity

    Three Schools Received Award for Leading Comprehensive Health, Physical Activity, and Wellness Efforts

    (Washington, DC) September 13, 2014– The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation, recognized Crayton Middle School, Eau Claire High School and Lower Richland High School with a 2014 National Healthy Schools Award for transforming its environment into a healthier place. The schools received this award at the Alliance’s 2014 Leaders Summit in Washington, DC on September 13.

    To earn the National Healthy Schools Award these schools improved their nutrition and physical activity programs to meet or exceed stringent standards set by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program.



    School Happenings

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    All high school students are required to complete Alive at 25 before they are eligible to purchase a campus parking permit for the 2015-2016 school year.  Students who have previously taken Alive at 25 will be exempt.

    To obtain a parking pass for the fall, students must complete the course(Please note, taking and passing the course will not guarantee students issuance of a parking permit.  Parking permits will be issued according to availability and the policy of the school.)

    To register, contact: SC National Safety Council
    Phone: 800-733-6185 or 803-732-6778

    About Our School

    Did you know Lower Richland High School has been identified as a TransformSC school?  Want to know more about what that means? 

    TransformSC Site

    LR - Transforming Education in SC

    Learn more about Lower Richland High School!

    International Baccalaureate Program

    Information about the Lower Richland International Baccalaureate (IB) program can be found by clicking on the IB logo.

    Transportation Brochure
    2014-15 Lower Richland High School
    Please click on the link below to determine bus routes and times.

    Lower Richland Route 2014-2015.pdf
    District Mission Statement

    We are Richland One, a leader in transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams.

    Mission Statement
    The mission of Lower Richland High School is to engage students in positive, productive, and innovative learning experiences in order to become successful, responsible, and competitive in a global and technological society.
    We believe that..
    • Each student has the ability to learn and to be successful.
    • Changing cultural diversity is a positive element that teaches respect and enriches society.
    • Students learn in different ways and deserve the opportunity to achieve at their own ability level. 
    • Each student must assume responsibility for his/her own potential.
    • Character matters; honesty, integrity, and mutual respect are vital.
    • Educators will use a variety of effective teaching methods and strategies with high expectations.
    • A safe and supportive environment is essential to the growth and success of all individuals.
    • Learning is a continuous process of integrated experiences that ultimately produce change. 
    • Education is the shared responsibility of the students, school, home, and community.

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    From the Principal

    The Lower Richland High School Community welcomes our new principal, Mr. Kelvin Lemon.  He is the former principal of Marlboro County High School in the Marlboro County School District.  Originally from Manning, he is a 1994 graduate of Manning High School. He received a bachelorís degree in education in 2001 from Claflin University and a masterís degree in education from South Carolina State University in 2005. He also holds an educational specialist degree in leadership from SCSU and is working on his doctorate at SCSU.
    Mr. Lemon started his career as a seventh-grade social studies teacher at Manning Junior High School in 2001, where he taught for five years. He served as assistant principal at MJHS and Manning Elementary School before going to Clarendon School District 3 in 2008. He served as principal of East Clarendon Middle School for one year, and became principal of East Clarendon Middle/High School in July 2009. Under hisleadership, East Clarendon Middle/High School received a Palmetto Gold for two categories, general performance in grades 6-12, and for closing the achievement gap in grades 6-8. In 2013, he was named South Carolina Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.