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  • Families Helping Families

    Lower Richland High School Army JROTC cadets appeared on WISTV 10 Families Helping Familes Telephone bank on November 26, 2018.

    Cadets Families Helping Families  JROTC WISTV Sunrise


    2015 Lower Richland Graduate and current West Point Military Academy Senior Cadet/Lieutenant Gabriel Young mentors Lower Richland High School seniors Cadet/Lieutent Colonel Breanna Calhoun and Cadet/Major Quinshawn Norwood on the West Point Military Academy application process.  Both cadets are in the final stages of completing their West Point Military Academy applications for admissions.

    West Point Cadets


    ACT Flyer Revised

    Student Invite Trip to Europe

    An interest meeting will be held on December 12th.  Click RSVP Interest Meeting to register for more information.

    Trip to Europe Flyer

    JROTC State Museum   JROTC Festival of Trees

    JROTC participate in the Annual Palmetto Health Festival of Trees on November 18th at SC State Museum



    MTC Lunch and Learn Flyer

    JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction

    I am pleased to announce Lower Richland High School Army JROTC has earned the Honor Unit with Distinction from our Annual Evaluation.  Please note. The Honor Unit with Distinction is the highest rating an Army JROTC program can receive.  Our cadets wear a "Gold Star" over their name tag designating the program has earned this prestigious honor. 

    Our program has earned this honor every year during the 10 years I have been at LRHS.  Our cadets continue to accomplish national recognition for their performance.

    Major (Retired) Darryl A. Kelly, MPA, CPM

    Senior Army Instructor

    SC State Fair Winner

    Congratulations to Tayla Smith on winning First Place at the fair in the category of Home & Crafts--Youth, Scrapbooking.

    Tayla Smith

    Midlands Technical College

    New Building Letters Created by Art Students

    Building Art Lettering

    Students from Ms. Goodwin's Art I class display their creativity in new letters for campus buildings.

    Parent Portal Access

    Click the link above to follow the guided instructions to setup you account today.  The District requires all parents and guardians to complete this process for the 2018-2019 school year.

    District Mission Statement

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


    Lower Richland High 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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Message from Our Principal

Greetings Diamond Hornet Students:

We are excited to have you return for one of the best school years ever! For the 2018-2019 academic year, our school-wide theme is “Cultivate, Collaborate, and Elevate!”

* Cultivate-we will continue to nurture our students academically and socially while supporting them in their specific areas of need.

* Collaborate-we will encourage student collaboration during school and through community services opportunities.

* Elevate-we will push our students to achieve at their highest levels.

I am honored to continue this journey with you as your principal. As we enter this new school year, we can be proud of what we have achieved at Lower Richland High School academically, athletically, and competitively. We will continue to soar to higher levels of achievement.

Our school’s dedicated faculty and staff have a common goal: To do what is best for students and to always search for better ways to achieve this goal. The policies, guidelines, and procedures in place exist to ensure that we have a safe atmosphere conducive to learning. We want you to have the best learning opportunities possible and to have a tremendous experience at Lower Richland High School! Have a great year in the Diamond Mine!


Dr. Ericka R. Hursey, Principal