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LHS Drama Department Hosts Winterfest

On Feb. 11 and 12, Lexington High School hosted Winterfest—a showcase featuring student-created works. In previous years, a group of students called the Emerson Troupe wrote an original piece and performed...

Mid and long distance track athletes doing a workout outside. Photo by Angie Xu

LHS Track Team Adjusts to COVID Regulations

This year, the Lexington High School indoor track team successfully navigated the numerous challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, the boys team has a winning record of 4-0-1, while the...

LHS Response to the Omicron Variant

On Dec. 21, 2021, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reinforced a mask mandate for several venues in response to the spread of new COVID-19 variants. Over the past few weeks, the surge of the...

LPS Pool Testing kits available to fight against Covid-19. Photo by Sujin Lee

LHS Encourages Pooled Testing Participation

Last year, the nursing department worked with Mirimus Clinical Labs to implement a pooled testing program at Lexington High School in order to keep the school safe and open during the pandemic. As the...

Hackett Considers 7-Block Schedule for 2023-2024

Julie Hackett, the Lexington Public Schools superintendent, is considering implementing a new, 7-block schedule for the 2023-2024 school year. For Lexington High School students who are currently enrolled...

Spider-Man: No Way Home Movie Review

You’re in free fall. Your chest feels like it’s sinking—like every towering tree of the Amazon Rainforest is propelling through your thoracic cavity at once. Your eyelids are glued tightly to your...

2021 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results Released

On Feb. 3, 2021, Lexington High School administered the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) to students. The survey, which collects data on topics including mental health, substance abuse, and bullying,...

Students in the illustration club drawing during a studio day. Photo by Angie Xu

LHS Illustration Club Hosts Pop-Up Art Store

From Dec. 20 to 23, Lexington High School’s Illustration Club opened a pop-up art store in the display room by the LHS main entrance.  The shop was open to all students and visitors during lunch...

Clara Fu stands in front of the Lexington Fieldhouse. Photo by Michael Gordon

Athlete of the Issue: Clara Fu Commits to Hamilton

Lexington High School senior Clara Fu has committed to run in Hamilton College’s Division III program next year. At LHS, Fu runs cross country and track, competing during both the indoor and outdoor...

Singing Valentines Return In-Person

On Feb. 14, 2022, Singing Valentines returned to Lexington High School. Quartets of LHS students serenaded other students as they did pre-pandemic, while still adapting to COVID-19 protocols. Due to...

Do Students Feel Safe Right Now With the Pandemic?

Navigating through the pandemic has been difficult for both students and school administrators. As the country experiences its next surge in cases with the Omicron variant, school districts are reevaluating...

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