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Lexington Hosts Exchange Students from France

On Oct. 7, students from Antony, France, arrived in Lexington to live with their host families for ten days as part of the French Exchange Program (FREX). French students attended classes at Lexington...

Meet Dean Bartlett: The New Language Building Dean

Sept. 9 was Dean Becky Wilusz’s last day as the dean of Lexington High School’s Foreign Language building.  The school community deeply appreciated Wilusz during her time at LHS. Marlene Couture,...

Lexington High School Makes Get-Well Cards for Dr. Jean McGuire

In October, members of the Lexington High School community banded together, making get-well cards to support Dr. Jean McGuire during her hospital recovery. On Oct. 11, McGuire, the co-founder of the...

New Asian American History Classes

This year, Lexington’s Social Studies Department launched an Asian American history class to highlight the experiences of marginalized groups. The new curriculum focuses on racial identity, immigration...

LHS Teacher Contracts Still In Negotiations

On Oct. 25, teachers and students alike expressed their concerns regarding the absence of active teacher contracts during the Lexington High School committee meeting. The meeting underscored an issue...

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...

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,...

Annual French Exchange, NeuLex, plans its trip to Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Photo by Sujin Lee

French Exchange Students Visit Switzerland

From Feb. 15 to 26, a select group of Lexington High School students will live with host families in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, as part of the French exchange trip. As they travel to destinations such as...

Lexington Educational Foundation Hosts Annual Trivia Bee

On Dec. 6, 2021, the Lexington Education Foundation hosted its annual trivia bee to fund grants for Lexington Public Schools. Many participants, from parents to LPS teachers, participated in the competitive...

LHS Admin Pauses Advisory to Revise Its Structure

In an email sent out to the Lexington High School community on Dec. 3, Principal Andrew Stephens announced that the LHS administration would be pausing Advisory to make adjustments to its structure. Having...

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