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2016 Esther Lustig Classic Basketball Championship - Assembly/Senate All-Stars vs. Lexington Boys Basketball

Final Score:    All-Stars - 46   Lexington - 23

Thanks to FDNY Engine Company 307 for visiting Lexington!  All of the summer school students enjoyed a chance to sit in fire truck and meet some real life heroes. Click on this link for more photos. http://school.lexnyc.org/apps/album/index.jsp?dir=00080&backLink=&backTitle=

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!  

Brian Selznick and Millie Simmonds, center, signed copies of Wonderstruck for each of the students.  Thanks to Scholastic Books for providing the books!

Award-winning children's author and illustrator, Brian Selznick, visited Lexington on June 14th along with special guest, Millie Simmonds, one of the stars of Wonderstruck, the movie, which is currently filming in the NYC area.

Summer of Transportation - Thanks to Teresa & Rich at the NYC Department of Sanitation for teaching us about sanitation trucks!  For more photos, check out our photo album at: http://school.lexnyc.org/apps/album/index.jsp?dir=50259&backLink=&backTitle=

News & Announcements

Deaf Awareness Week Is Here!

Lexington kicked off Deaf Awareness Week with a wonderful opening ceremony in the gym. It was great to see all of the students in their 2016 DAW t-shirts. Special guest speaker, Storm Smith, shared her career journey with the high school students. Storm is an acclaimed visual storyteller and film maker within the Deaf community and is a creative video producer at Gallaudet University.

Lexington Remembers 9/11

In honor of September 11th, staff prepared a special ASL video, The Red Bandana, for the students. The video explains the significance 9/11 and tells the story of Welles Crowther, a young man who demonstrated heroism and courage on the day of the attacks. After listening to the story, students were given red bandanas and met on the athletic field for a ceremony of remembrance. To see The Red Bandana video, click on the video box to your right.

ASL Fall 2016 Classes - October 18 - December 6, 2016

Lexington Vocational Services Center is accepting registrations for the FALL 2016 Semester of American Sign Language classes. Classes will be offered on Tuesdays, from October 18 through December 6, 2016. Registration deadline is Monday, October 10th. Click on headline for registration form.

Summer of Transportation - Fire Truck Visit

This year's summer school theme is "transportation." FDNY Engine Company 307 visited Lexington on July 13th to provide students with a hands-on opportunity to sit in a fire truck and learn about fire safety and ASL signs.

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