Lexington's graduating seniors were recognized at yesterday's Senior Awards ceremony. Gigi Zheng received the Valedictorian Award and Ahsanur Rashid received the Salutatorian Award. Photos from the ceremony are posted on Lexington's Facebook page. Click on the heading to see a complete list of award recipients.
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Check out the Speech Department's May edition of LexConnects for tips and techniques for promoting communication and language development.
The New York City Department of Education is urging all families to have their children vaccinated against the measles. NYS law requires that all children attending public school be vaccinated against measles except in certain conditions. Click the above headline to see the advisory letter in English and Spanish.
Mr. Russell West, currently at Texas School for the Deaf, has been selected as Lexington's next Superintendent/CEO effective July 1, 2019. The Board expresses its deep appreciation to Lexington's retiring Superintendent/CEO, Mr. Donald Galloway, for his outstanding service and contribution to the continued growth, viability and recognition of Lexington and its students.
This year's Pick a Reading Partner (PARP) program had an underwater theme with special guest Scuba Diver Danny. Activities during the two-week program included opening and closing ceremonies, phonemic activities, drop-everything-and-read (D.E.A.R.), partner reading, ocean crafts and guest reader, Darren "Dax" Fudenske. A special thanks to the PARP Committee - Leigh, Kristen, Dana & Jen - for a great program!