Panther football fans: If you're attending the Varsity football game this evening in Ridge Spring-Monetta, here is the link where you can purchase your tickets. https://gofan.co/app/events/688587?schoolId=SC1981 The game starts at 7 pm when the B-L Panthers take on the Ridge Spring-Monetta Trojans. We'll see you in Ridge Spring!
For all of our Panther fans who are planning to attend tonight's middle school volleyball game versus Sandhills Middle School, please remember that tickets are only being sold virtually. Click here to get yours now! https://swanseatigersathletics.com/event-tickets (No tickets will be sold at the gate.) The game starts at 5:30 pm and will be played at Swansea High School. Good luck Panthers!
A special thanks goes out to these kind athletes from B-L Middle School who helped to open doors for students at B-L Elementary School this morning! Be sure to check out the "Athletics" page of our website for the game schedules of all of our fall sports teams. https://www.lex3.org/page/athletics-schedules
Our new Director of School Security Todd Bedenbaugh has been working with local firefighters in Batesburg-Leesville and Lexington County to further enhance our school safety measures. Student and staff safety is our top priority every single day in Lexington School District Three! #lexington3istheplacetobe
On Wednesday, August 24th, come out to the B-L Sonic and grab your dinner between the hours of 5 pm and 8 pm to support Panther athletics! During that time period, 10 percent of the sales will go directly to BLHS. In addition, BLHS is competing against Gilbert High School. They will be doing a "Carhops for Cash" at a different Sonic location at the same time. Whichever school brings in the most sales will get an additional $500 presented to them during half time on Friday night in the BLHS vs. Gilbert game...in addition to a trophy and bragging rights. Let's go Panthers!
Congratulations to Maggee Ellis, Assistant Administrator at B-L Primary School, on being selected to participate in the SC Competency-Based Learning Fellows cohort provided by the SC Department of Education's Office of Personalized Learning. The fellowship is for two years. She is following in the footsteps of Dr. Era Roberts, Assistant Principal for Instruction at B-L High School, as she participated in the first-ever cohort. Congratulations Maggee!
Students at B-L High School enjoyed a DELICIOUS treat today as our Food Services Department rolled out a brand new pizza option from the brand Smart Mouth. Truly......this pizza is super yummy and received rave reviews! Read more about the brand here: https://www.smartmouthfoods.com/faq/. The pizza will debut at B-L Middle School this Thursday and will be available every day as a meal option at both schools.
The 2022-2023 school year has officially begun! Here are a few pictures from around our schools this morning as students in grades K4 through 12th settled into their new classes. It's going to be a great year for our Panthers! Check out more pics on our district Facebook page.
We sure hope our students and staff felt loved and welcomed this morning at each of our campuses! There was Panther Pride all across Batesburg-Leesville today! (This is the sign at the District Office.) #lexington3istheplacetobe #lex3backtoschool #backtoschool #pantherproud
Need a "First Day of School" sign for your student's back-to-school picture on Monday, August 15th? Simply click on the following link, print out the sign, and write your child's name in the yellow banner at the top of the page! There's also a spot for you to add their age and grade at the bottom. If you take the picture and post it on social media, please use the hashtag #lex3backtoschool so we can see it! You can also email it to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can feature it on our social media pages. The sign can be downloaded here: https://5il.co/1g0it
We proudly introduce to you the newest members of the Lexington Three Panther family! Please join us in welcoming our new employees for the 2022-2023 school year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5EXIFHxu1M
Lexington Three's summer meal program has been underway since June 6th and will officially wrap up next Thursday, July 28th. Our dedicated Food Services Department staff members have been preparing DELICIOUS and NUTRITIOUS meals for children in our community all summer long and have loved every minute of it. Just look at those delicious plates that were heading out today to the B-L Summer Literacy Program at Faith Lutheran Church!
Lexington Three's Bus Transportation Department is hosting a registration week for students who need bus transportation during the 2022-2023 school year the week of July 11th through 14th. Visit our NEWS section for more details!
We are so appreciative of our wonderful mentors (like Mike, pictured here) who continue to help our students thrive and learn even during the summer months. Mike has been hosting tutoring sessions at the district office for several weeks now and we are so grateful for his ongoing work!
We've been reflecting back on the 2021-2022 school year and WOW, it was a really great one! Here's a short video with some of the highlights. Enjoy this quick trip down memory lane! #lexington3istheplacetobe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CYuwu5xjUY&t=5s
We wish all of our staff and students a wonderful, SAFE, happy summer break! #lexington3istheplacetobe #schoolisoutforthesummer #lex3lastday
Lexington Three thanks B-L author Anna Long for donating copies of her book "The Adventures of Romans and Blue" to every 4th and 5th grade student today at BLES. The donation was made possible by Rep. Cal Forrest, Sen. Katrina Shealy, Sen. Shane Massey and local businesses.
We just posted some pictures from last night's graduation ceremony on our Facebook pages! Check them out!
Please be advised that the Meet the Panthers event that was scheduled for this Friday, May 27th in Panther Stadium has been CANCELLED due to the threat of inclement weather. The winners of the raffle and silent auction will be notified by telephone. Also, be on the lookout in the coming weeks for a special video where the new football helmet design will be revealed! The video will be posted on our social media pages. #lexington3istheplacetobe
We're so proud of our District Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Andrea Derrick, for being such a tremendous representative for us this year! She will be honored tonight at the SC Teacher of the Year gala in Columbia. Take a few moments to watch this video to see her teaching! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huwl1VUiZrM