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Spring ASL Classes Begin April 30th

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Lexington's Spring ASL classes will begin on April 30th. Classes are available on Tuesdays or Wednesdays and run for eight weeks. Deadline to register is Monday, April 22nd. Course fee is $155 for general public. To register: http://tinyurl.com/y2oucog5

Lexington Board selects Russell West as next Superintendent/CEO

Lexington Board selects Russell West as next Superintendent/CEO Featured Photo
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.

PARP "Dives into Reading!"

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!

Lexington Hosts First Career Fair

Lexington Hosts First Career Fair Featured Photo
Lexington's Career Education Department and grades 11A, 11B and 12 hosted Lexington's first career day on Friday, March 29. Eighteen deaf professionals, representing 16 different career clusters, were on hand to meet with students and explain the skills, education and training needed to work in a particular career. Students were asked to participate in a "dream job vlog" and add their career goals to the giant Career Map. The event was attended by students in grades preschool through 12.

Notice of Disclosure of Student Records

Please see the attached “Notice of Potential Disclosure of Student Records” and “Objection to Disclosure of Student Information and Records Form” related to an ongoing lawsuit in the Southern District, M.G. et al. v. N.Y. City Department of Education et al., No. 13-CV-4639. The Notice defines the groups of students who may be covered by the Notice, the types of records which may be disclosed, whom they may be disclosed to (i.e., counsel for the parties, their experts and the Court), and how parents may object to the disclosure of their child’s records.