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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!
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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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Sunshine 2.0 Visits Lexington

Sunshine 2.0, a Deaf performance group from Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute of the Deaf visited Lexington as part of our Deaf Awareness Week activities. Sunshine 2.0 provided workshops and a performance focused on empowerment and communication.
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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.
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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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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.
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