One of the perks of going to school in Lexington County School District Three is being located in the wonderful community of Batesburg-Leesville! Check out the graphic for details about an upcoming egg hunt being sponsored by the Town of B-L and the B-L Chamber of Commerce. #lexington3istheplacetobe 💛💜
What a fun and memorable Thursday evening at the Lexington Three Fine Arts Center! Our K5 students knocked their music program "Go Fish" out of the park and "shorely" brought smiles to everyone who attended. We love our BLPS Panther Cubs! #lexington3istheplacetobe 💛💜
Happy St. Patrick's Day from Lexington County School District Three! We are blessed with the BEST students, staff, parents and community and we could not be more grateful! #luckytobeinlex3 #lexington3istheplacetobe 🍀🍀🍀
Congratulations to B-L High School senior Will Bouknight who recently signed with USC Sumter to attend school on a golf scholarship. Will is the son of Dave and Lisa Bouknight. Congratulations, Will, and best of luck to you!
B-L Elementary School is honoring its Character Education winners for the months of January and February. Click the following link to find out who they are! https://www.lex3.org/article/670270
February is African American History Month and today, B-L Middle School hosted a special virtual program to honor, remember, and pay tribute to African Americans throughout history. Here are a few pictures from the event, but be sure to check out the livestream that was recorded and posted on our YouTube channel. Click here to view it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74fYKS0ORwI
B-L Middle School Principal Sharah Clark was surprised on Wednesday, February 23rd with an award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. She accepted the award on behalf of her school since one of her teachers, Mrs. Tristin Padgett, was named as the South Carolina winner of the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award back in January. Pictured from left to right are Tristin Padgett, Principal Sharah Clark and SRO Charles Holloway (who also serves as the VFW Post 6561 Quartermaster).
Congratulations to Imani Hall (left), Chamajd Hyland (right), and Dyani Dennis (not pictured) on being named All Region players for basketball! Chamajd was also named an All State player. (It's been approximately ten years since B-L High School had an All State boys basketball player.) Way to go Panthers!
The B-L High School varsity boys basketball team defeated Greer Middle College last night in a first-round playoff game with a final score of 44-41. The Panthers advance to the 2nd round of the playoffs on Saturday, February 19th when they take on the Andrew Jackson Volunteers. Tip-off is 6 pm at Andrew Jackson High School (6925 Kershaw Camden Hwy, Kershaw, SC 29067). Tickets are $8 each and can be purchased here: https://gofan.co/app/events/550012?schoolId=SC69 Only SC High School League passes will be accepted due to the fact that this is a playoff game. GO PANTHERS!
The varsity boys basketball team will face off against Greer Middle College in a first-round playoff game on Thursday evening (February 17th) at the B-L High School gym starting at 7 pm. Tickets will be sold at the door for $8 each. Please note that no passes can be accepted (with the exception of SCHSL passes) due to this being a playoff game. Thank you for your support of Panther athletics!
The B-L Middle School Beta Club finished up a community service project on Valentine's Day by delivering bagged care packages to every resident of Generations, an assisted living facility in Batesburg-Leesville. The bags contained items such as candy, lotion, brushes, combs, lip balm and puzzle books. Pictured are BLMS Principal Sharah Clark and Addy Lynn Ruff, Secretary of the BLMS Beta Club.
The Lexington Three administration team delivered doughnuts to all of our campuses today to show Panther faculty just how much we care for them...not just on Valentine's Day, but every day! We cannot thank our staff members enough for all of the love that they pour into our students throughout the year. Happy Valentine's Day! ** Pictured are staff from B-L Primary School's Food Services Department holding a box of yummy doughnuts!
It's Bus Driver Appreciation Week and we want to give a special shout-out to all of the men and women who are up way before the sun rises and get home sometimes long after the sun sets because they're safely transporting our students to and from school, athletic events, competitions, matches and more. We salute you and thank you for your dedication to our Panther students!
After years of delays due to COVID-19, Disney's musical Frozen Jr. will finally debut at the Fine Arts Center on Saturday, April 30. Please save the date and come out to support our talented students! Showtimes are 11 am and 5 pm, with tickets selling for $5 each at the door.
Congratulations to B-L High School teacher William Ash on being named USC Aiken's Cooperating Teacher of the Semester! Mr. Ash hosted a student teacher from USCA's School of Education in his classroom last Fall. Way to go Mr. Ash! #pantherpride 💜🐾💛
It's the 100th day of school in Lexington Three! We've been learning, growing and flourishing for 100 days!
Lexington County School District Three has launched brand new Facebook pages! Click on the link below to be taken directly to the new pages. We would greatly appreciate it if you could "like" and "share" them to help us spread the word! https://www.lex3.org/article/636069
All students in Lexington County School District Three will return to in-person instruction on Monday, January 24th. Please note that regular class schedules will resume at all Lexington Three schools on this day, including the Lifelong Learning Center. In addition (at this time) all sports practices and games will also resume for our JV and Varsity athletic teams. The afterschool programs at B-L Primary and B-L Elementary Schools will also resume on Monday, January 24th.
In light of the possibility of winter weather tomorrow (Friday, January 21st), Lexington Three will be adapting its schedule. The modified schedule will be as follows: - All staff members should report to work at their regular times and will be dismissed early to ensure that they can safely travel home. -Students will continue to complete their eLearning assignments from home, but will have an adjusted schedule. Families can expect additional information to be forthcoming from their child's teacher(s). We appreciate your flexibility as we work to ensure the safety of all of our Panthers.
The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) is partnering with the South Carolina State Library (SCSL) to offer tutoring services for any student who may need to take advantage of this opportunity. This service is funded through the state’s allocation of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency (ESSER) funds and is available at no cost to students. Tutor.com is the provider of the service and can be accessed through Discus at the state library website. Information and directions on how to connect with this service can be found at this link: https://ed.sc.gov/newsroom/news-releases/s-c-department-of-education-and-s-c-state-library-announce-partnership-to-provide-virtual-tutoring-support-to-south-carolina-students/. Please note, the directions linked at the end of the information page will take you to step-by-step instructions of accessing Tutor.com through Discus.