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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...

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...

Cellist Gabe Lee. Photo by Natalie Schroder

Artist of the Issue: Gabe Lee Wins LHS Concerto Competition

Gabe Lee, a junior cellist in Lexington High School’s Chamber Orchestra won the 2021 LHS Concerto Competition, and will perform his winning piece with the Chamber Orchestra in Nov. 2022. The Concerto...

Family Holiday Fundraiser Concert Returns

On Dec. 10, the Lexington High School Wind Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra performed together at the annual Family Holiday Fundraiser Concert.  Started by the late orchestra director Janet Haas, the...

A cappella group Guacamole performs at Jam. Photo by Olivia Hoover

COVID-19 Performance Restrictions Eased for Fall Jam

This fall, Lexington High School’s choral program lifted the mask mandate for performers and increased the limit for audience members during shows. Performers were allowed to sing without masks as long...

All Nationals tuba player Justin Sjodin. Photo by Olivia Hoover

Tubist Justin Sjodin Selected for All-Nationals Conference

Justin Sjodin, a Wind Ensemble tubist and Lexington High School senior, was accepted into the All-National Honor Ensembles Concert Band in early October.  Making an All-National Honor Ensemble is one...

Jared Cassedy conducts Wind Ensemble at the winter concert. Photo by Angie Xu

Wind Ensemble Prepares for Carnegie Hall Performance

Lexington High School’s Wind Ensemble is currently preparing for its performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City on  Feb. 27, 2022. The Wind Ensemble was selected to perform at Carnegie Hall’s New...

Resuming In-Person Performances with Eurydice

After a year of virtual performances and live-streamed events, Lexington High School’s drama program will return to live performances with this year’s fall play, Eurydice.  While the show is based...

Chamber Singers Selected for ACDA Conference in Boston

The Lexington High School Chamber Singers have been selected to perform at the American Choral Directors Association Eastern Region Conference in Boston. In preparation for their performance this upcoming...

Artist of the Issue: Maya Shimron

Maya Shimron, a senior at Lexington High School, is an aspiring filmmaker who explores their queer identity through a diverse range of art mediums.  In addition to working on individual projects, such...

Chinese American Association of Lexington (CAAL) President Hua Wang Speaks at AAPI Concert. Photo by Michael Gordon

LHS Hosts Benefit Concert for AAPI History Inclusion

On Nov. 11, Lexington High School students hosted an “Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) History Inclusion” Benefit Concert in the school auditorium. The 90-minute concert featured local performing...

Making the Most of the Pandemic: Band and Orchestra Operations During Covid-19

Despite the difficulties of the pandemic, Lexington High School’s bands and orchestras continue to rehearse, perform, and give back to the community.  To rehearse in-person, students have been 15...

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