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Should LHS Bring Back the Wall of Rejection?

Once again, Lexington High School seniors will not have the Wall of Rejection during their college admissions journeys. In 2020, the LHS administration rejected the Wall of Rejection, an in-person and...

LHS Moves to “Unlevel” English Classes: Good or Bad?

While current sophomores and juniors are split up into College Prep (CP) and Honors English classes after freshman year, teachers at Lexington High School have developed a proposal that may change this...

Should There Be School on Cultural Holidays?

Every year, students show support for major cultural holidays, such as Diwali and Lunar New Year. On Oct. 24, for example, numerous students dressed in Indian attire to celebrate Diwali. Many students...

Should the School Increase Access to Menstrual Products?

Sophia Zhang and Joanna Liu This year, Lexington High School has been taking measures to increase awareness and accessibility to menstrual products. Products can be found in health classrooms, as well...

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...

Monthly Early-Release Days: Effective or Defective

The growing pressures from a return to in-person learning have affected both students and teachers. In response, beginning in Nov. 2021, Lexington High School has implemented a monthly early-release day...

Supporting Lexington Small Businesses Amidst Closures

The recent flurry of business closures in Lexington Center has deeply affected the Lexington community. Both residents and business owners have been impacted by these closings, and during these tumultuous...

The New Lunch System: A Necessary Safety Precaution

The transition to in-person learning has been difficult—many changes have been made to student schedules to ensure the safety of students and faculty at Lexington High School, including a brand new lunch...

In-Person Advisory Sessions: Productive or Pointless?

Lexington High School conducted in-person Advisory sessions this fall to promote Lexington Public Schools’ core values and foster a sense of unity after a year of shifting learning models.  However,...

Will the Extracurricular Vaccination Policy Keep Students Safe?

This year, with the return of in-person learning, schools and states have ramped up safety measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Amidst nationwide calls for vaccine mandates, many local governments...

Have Advisory Sessions Achieved their Desired Outcomes?

While social distancing has helped keep students and families safe, it has also created a vast disturbance in student life, making it more difficult for students to maintain relationships in their larger...

Should Tests Be Administered During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

This year has been vastly different with Lexington High School students and teachers working to adapt to a new learning environment imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Among other issues, test-taking, student...

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