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Preschool students helped with the cooking for the annual Thanksgiving potluck!

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

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

The children taught Elsa and Anna some holiday signs at the JFK Rotary Club's holiday party!

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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.

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

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. 

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

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

News & Announcements

Winter 2018 ASL Classes

The 2018 winter session of American Sign Language classes will begin on Tuesday, January 16. Tuesday classes are scheduled from January 16 โ€“ March 6, 2018 (8 weeks, 2 hour sessions) and Wednesday classes are scheduled from January 17 โ€“ March 7, 2018 (8 weeks, 2 hour sessions). Click on the link for specific class days and times and on-line registration.

Middle School Holds Holiday Craft Sale

Lexington's Middle School students held their annual holiday craft and bake sale this morning. Craft items, made by the students, included ornaments, magnets, greeting cards and tissue boxes. Baked goods includes cookies, cupcakes and brownies. It was also a nice opportunity for the kids to practice adding money and making change. Photos from the event are available on our photo album.

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Calendar

Regents Exams
Date: 1/22/2018
Regents Exams
Date: 1/23/2018
Regents Exams
Date: 1/24/2018
Regents Exams
Date: 1/25/2018
Regents Exams
Date: 1/26/2018