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2017 Summer Youth Employment Program participants at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital - Queens.

Elementary students visited the New York Aquarium as part of this year's summer school program on living environments.

Summer school students toured the New York Botanical Garden and enjoyed the Chihuly Art Glass exhibit.


REGISTER FOR ASL CLASSES - DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 28TH 

 CLASSES OCTOBER 3rd - NOVEMBER 21st

Lexington's Hearing & Speech Center provides audiology testing for children, adults and seniors.

2017 Summer Youth Employment Program participants at the Queens Botanical Garden. 

Join us on October 14th for a private screening of the new movie, Wonderstruck!

Click on image for ticket information.

2017 Summer Youth Employment Program participants at the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital with supervising teacher, Karen Gonzalez. 

Lexington will be celebrating Deaf Awareness Week from September 18th - 29th!  This year's theme is "Full Inclusion with Sign Language!"

Learning work skills at Lexington Vocational Service Center's Brew Crew!

News & Announcements

Community ASL Classes - October 3 through November 21

Registration is due September 28 for Lexington's Fall ASL classes. Classes are held on Tuesdays and run for 8 weeks. Cost is $150 plus $35 for a workbook. For more information, click on heading (above) or e-mail ASL@lexnyc.org.

Parent Open House - Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Lexington will be hosting a special open house for parents on Tuesday, September 26th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The Open House is designed for parents/guardians of deaf children who want to learn more about Lexington's educational and extracurricular programs, as well as community resources for the deaf. The open house will include classroom visits, informational booths and opportunities to speak with Lexington staff.

Deaf Awareness Week (DAW) Kick-Off - September 18th

This year's DAW theme, in conjunction with the International Week of the Deaf, is "Full Inclusion with Sign Language!" Lexington's Deaf Awareness Committee has been busy this summer putting together our annual Deaf Awareness Week activities. Our celebration will start with a kick-off event on Monday, September 18th. On September 19th & 20th, Sunshine 2.0, a special deaf performance group from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, will be providing workshops and a performance for the students. Watch our website, Facebook and Schoology postings for more information.

Students Participate in Summer Youth Employment Program

Sixteen Lexington students participated in the New York City Summer Youth Employment Program. Eight students were assigned to the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility, four students worked at the Queens Botanical Garden and four students were employed at the New York Presbyterian Hospital - Queens. The program provides a great opportunity for students to experience the world of work and develop important work-ready skills.

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Calendar

First day of Attendance for all students
Date: 9/7/2017
Last Day of School
Date: 6/23/2017
Preschool Graduation
Date: 6/23/2017
High School Graduation
Date: 6/22/2017
Middle School Graduation
Date: 6/21/2017