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Behind the Scenes: Substitute Teachers

Substitute teachers play a crucial role at Lexington High School. Every day, they fill in for absent teachers to ensure that all students’ learning is uninterrupted. Each morning, substitute teachers...

Welcome Back Ms. Lasa

Laura Lasa started as a student at Lexington High School. After graduating from Springfield College, she returned to LHS as a physical education teacher. Lasa began filling more and more roles at LHS,...

Women’s Literature Class Showcases Symbolic Gothic Artwork

A dimly lit display case in the main lobby holds Gothic artwork recently crafted by the students in Taylor Liljegren’s Women’s Literature class. Lifeless flowers drained of their color mirror women...

Dermans Contribute to Lowering Student Stress

As students are settling down into schoolwork, stuffed dinosaurs have also been settling down in math classrooms. The multicolor plushies were originally purchased for fun, but have gained massive school-wide...

Behind the Scenes: Substitute Teachers

Substitute teachers play a crucial role at Lexington High School. Every day, they fill in for absent teachers to ensure that all students’ learning is uninterrupted. Each morning, substitute teachers...

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...

AP psychology teacher Ms. Darling. Photo by Olivia Hoover

AP Psychology Teacher Launches Speaker Series

In the summer of 2020, Tammy Darling, a psychology teacher at Lexington High School, initiated an AP Psychology Speaker Series on adolescent identity development. The purpose of the series was to share...

New Boba Tea Shop CoCo Opens in Lexington Center

New Boba Tea Shop CoCo Opens in Lexington Center

During the school day, many students at Lexington High School use their free blocks to relax and buy refreshments at local businesses in Lexington Center. However, the recent closure of staples like Starbucks...

Ryan Casey, winner of the ACTFL/IALLT Award for Excellence in World Language Instruction Using Technology (K-12). Photo by Michael Gordon

LHS Spanish Teacher Ryan Casey Wins the ACTFL/IALLT Award

In Nov. 2021, Ryan Casey, a Spanish teacher at Lexington High School, received the ACTFL/IALLT Award for Excellence in World Language Instruction Using Technology. Recognized for the integration of technology...

LHS Student Starts Language Learning Initiative Over the Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Emily Wang, currently a sophomore at Lexington High School, founded World Wide English, an English language learning initiative. The program, pairing native English speakers...

Nurses provide accommodating help for LHS Students. Photo by Sujin Lee

LHS Nurses Embrace New Roles

During the COVID-19 pandemic, school nurses everywhere have had to adjust to a new, more extensive set of responsibilities. This includes the Lexington High School nurses, who currently manage the school’s...

Creating a healthier habit through Green Teams endeavors. Photo by Sujin Lee

LHS Green Team Promotes Sustainability

The Lexington High School Green Team aims to protect the environment by encouraging students to accurately sort their food items for recycling and compost. The Green Team was founded by parent volunteers....

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