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    Fulton's Summer Reading Activities

    In a journal or notebook, do the following:

    o   Week of June 15 – Find an article about education in a national newspaper, like The New York Times or USA Today (online or print). Reflect on the article. Describe who and what it is about; when the event/news is taking place; and why it is important.

    o   Week of June 22 – Find a sports article in a local paper, like The State or the Free Times. Tell how this article is different from the one you reviewed on education last week.

    o   Week of June 29 – Find an article about crime in your local newspaper. Describe what happened in the incident. Also include how you would resolve the incident if you were an authority who could affect the situation.

    o   Week of July 6 – Find a profile of a person (a story about person) in a national or local paper. Reflect on what you thought was the most interesting thing about the person and share some of the person’s background in your reflection.

    o   Week of July 13 – Find an article about a national event or issue that affects the country as a whole. Describe the issue or event and tell what are the different opinions about it.

    o   Week of July 20  -- Choose an article that you like. Reflect on it and tell why you selected it.

    o   Week of July 27 – Choose a movie review from a newspaper, and tell why or why won’t you see the movie based on the review.


    **With all article entries, be sure to list what newspaper and the date the article was in the paper or online. If possible, print a copy of the article. Also be sure each article’s date fall during the specified week.

    Summer Reading Resources

    Click the link below for additional summer reading resources.  If the resource requires a password, you can email Mrs. Anderson and she will provide you with the information.

    Summer Reading Resources Brochure 2015 no passwords.pdf

    Summer Reading List 2015:

    • ​9th Grade
      • A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines; Bad Boy: A Memoir by Walter Dean Myers; and Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
      • Mr. I. Jones: Go Set a Watchman: A Novel by Harper Lee (to be released Summer 2015)
    • ​10th Grade
      • ​Fiction: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green and The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin
      • Non-Fiction: A Child Called It by David Pelzer and Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    • ​11th Grade
      • Mr. Brown (College Prep): A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry; The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
      • Mr. Brown (IB): How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster and Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
    • ​12th Grade
      • Ms. ​Fulton: The State; The New York Times; USA Today
      • Mr. Hobgood: Grendel by John Gardner​

    Daily Announcements


    Registration is now open for the Lower Richland High School STEM Academy!  Registration is online only. To register, click the link below.



    STEM--LifeCycle Tours and Media Coverage

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


    Student Council Application

    Please review all requirements carefully and complete all necessary items before the deadline of August 25, 2015 at 3:15 pm. If you successfully turn in all documentation, there will be a mandatory meeting in H-231 at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, August 26th.

    Student Council Officer Application Packet.pdf
    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

    Through our partnerships with EngenuitySC, MEBA, Best Carolina, and other industry leaders, Lower Richland High School is able to offer a comprehensive STEM Program that focuses on college and career readiness for our students!

    Click here to learn more!

    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

    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.