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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...

LPS Adds Monthly Early Release Days

Starting in November, Lexington Public Schools implemented monthly early release days for middle and high school students to ease the transition to in-person learning. Dr. Julie Hackett, the Superintendent...

Spanish teacher Ryan Casey in his classroom. Photo by Michael Gordon

LHS Returns to In-Person Learning Model

On Aug. 31, Lexington High School conducted a full return for all students and staff after almost two years of modified learning. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, LHS offered hybrid and remote learning,...

LHS Welcomes New Dean Crystal Hunter

This fall, Lexington High School welcomed Crystal Hunter to join Scott Kmack as a dean for the Arts & Humanities building.  As a licensed Mental Health Counselor and an adjunct professor at Cambridge...

LHS Cafeteria Faces National Food Shortage

The Lexington High School cafeteria is currently facing a food and packaging materials shortage due to national supply-chain issues. The Lexington Public Schools administration sent out an email notifying...

Charles Yu Visits LHS

As a part of the biannual Lexington in Conversation speaker series, Charles Yu visited Lexington High School on Nov. 3 to provide insight on his critically-acclaimed novel, Interior Chinatown. The selection...

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