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

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

Lexington students, parents and staff were thrilled to meet award-winning author and screenwriter, Brian Selznick, at a special premiere of Brian's new movie, Wonderstruck, at the Museum of the Moving Image on October 14th.  A big thanks to Brian and Amazon Studios for their sponsorship and support of the event. 

Sunshine 2.0, a Deaf performance group from RIT/NIT, provided workshops to students as part of Deaf Awareness Week!

Guidance counselor, Maureen Salloum, explains the transition process to an Open House attendee.

The Foreign Language Transition Class (FLTC) baked 110 loaves of pumpkin bread in preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday.

NYS Senator Jose Peralta (center) presented Lexington with funds to repair a leaky roof at a special press conference on October 12th.

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

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

Nanci Linke Ellis (fourth from right), a founder of Tripod open movie captioning for the Deaf,  visited Lexington to share her journey in the film production industry. Nanci is coordinating outreach to the Deaf community for the new film, Wonderstruck.

Parents visited classrooms and learned about Deaf community resources as part of Lexington's September 26th Open House. Thanks to Sorenson Video Relay Services for helping to sponsor the event!

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

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

Tim Albert, president of the National Black Deaf Advocates, visited Lexington as part of the Deaf Awareness Week celebration.

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FLTC Pumpkin Bread Sale

The Foreign Language Transition Class held a successful pumpkin bread sale with 110 loaves baked for distribution prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. Great work, team!

Amazon Studios & Brian Selznick Support Lexington Fundraiser

The Lexington family was honored to attend a special open captioned screening of the new movie, Wonderstruck, at the Museum of the Moving Image on October 14th. The screening was sponsored by Amazon Studios with a special appearance by award-winning author and screenwriter, Brian Selznick.

Senator Peralta Obtains Grant for Lexington

NYS Senator Jose Peralta has secured $119,000 in state funds to repair the leaking roof on Lexington's wing four building. Senator Peralta announced the grant at a special October 12th press conference at Lexington.

Lexington Hosts Parent Open House

Lexington's Parent Open House on September 26th provided a chance for parents and guardians to visit classrooms and learn about Deaf resources at the school and in the community. A special thanks to Sorenson Communications for donating $1,000 to sponsor the event!

Tim Albert Visits Lexington

Tim Albert, president of the National Black Deaf Advocates, visited Lexington on September 27th to share his educational and professional journey. Students in the upper grades enjoyed hearing Tim's inspirational story, while students in the lower grades had read-a-louds with Tim. Thanks, Tim, for an awesome visit!

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First day of Attendance for all students
Date: 9/7/2017