Family Liaison

Family Newsletter: January Updates

Welcome to our January 2023 
Family Newsletter!

Important School Dates:
  • Monday, January 16:  MLK Day - NO SCHOOL
  • January 17-23:  High School Midterm Exams
  • January 24-27: Regents Testing (see below)
  • Friday, January 27th: End of 2nd Quarter Marking Period
  • February 20 - 24: President's Day and Winter Break
(return February 27)
  • Tuesday, March 7: Superintendent's Day - NO SCHOOL

Save the Date:
Family Teacher Conferences at Lexington!
This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with your child's teachers and get involved in their everyday learning! Tentative times are 6-8pm. Please watch for more details coming soon, including van service to and from the train/bus station.
  • Tuesday, March 14: Middle School and Special Needs
  • Tuesday, March 21: High School and FLTC
  • Tuesday, March 28: Lower School
Family Series Town Hall on Zoom, 7pm
  • Wednesday, March 29

List of 8 items.

  • Family ASL Classes - Register Now!

    Starting Jan 31, the Family ASL Classes will be starting up again!
    Free and virtual, the classes are open to all families with students here at Lexington. We love having grandparents, aunts, uncles etc. as well - just pass along the registration link for them to sign up. 
    Register here by Monday Jan 23!
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  • Volunteers Needed for the Book Fair!

    The PSA Scholastic Book Fair will be happening Mon, Jan 23- Fri, Jan 30! Please look for flyers, tax information sheets, etc coming home this week.

    If any family members are able to volunteer at the book fair between 8:30am - 2:30pm, please email psa@lexnyc.org. or reach out to Meggi at msmith@lexnyc.org.
    Any days or hours would be appreciated! 
  • Regents Testing for High School Students

    • Those students taking Regents have received their schedules - if you have more questions, please reach out to the Upper School office. Phone: 718-350-3231, VP: 718-618-4881.
    • All FLTC and Special Needs students will be continuing school on a normal schedule. 
    • Any high school students not taking the Regents will be staying home during that time.
  • Congratulations to Kim Taylor!

    Our Speech and Language Department Supervisor, Kim Taylor, is celebrating the launch of her recently published book!  Congratulations, Kim!!
    In "A Flag for Juneteenth," expert quilter Kim Taylor shares a unique and powerful story of the celebration of the first Juneteenth, from the perspective of a young girl. Read more here!

    It can be purchased through Amazon and in stores such as Target, Walmart, Barnes and Noble and other bookstores, as well as.
  • Jewish Museum - Upcoming Family Concert and Activities

    New Year Greeting
    Brady Rymer and The Little Band That Could
    Sunday, January 22
    10:30 – 11:30 am EST
    Scheuer Auditorium
    American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided for this concert and art workshop.
    Ages 2 and up
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  • IRT Theater Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    Young Actors Laboratory
    Explore this exciting, theater program! It is accessible and FREE for Deaf  and Hard-of-Hearing students.
    For Grades 6-12
    Dates: July 10 – 22, 2023

    Time: Monday-Friday 10am-3pm (Early drop off available)
    Performance: Sat. July 22, 2023 11am
    Location: 154 Christopher st 3B NYC

    Contact IRT: 212-206-6875   we@irttheater.org

    No prior acting experience necessary. Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Bring an open mind and have it blown away!
    Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions. For details, videos and links, read more!

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  • Family Support - Clothing/Jackets

    We have a few coats and gently used items at Lexington. If your child is in need of a winter coat or specific items, please contact Lori Glick at lglick@lexnyc.org or 718-350-3258 for support.

  • Celebrations

    • International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27th)
    • Black History Month: Explore these ASL resources from the American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC) throughout the month! ASDC: Black History Month
    • World Read Aloud Day (1st) Lower School will have a 9:30am Zoom Event - Families will be receiving information soon and are invited to join in for the celebration!

    • Sweet Messages/Valentines Day (14th)
    • 4201 Advocacy Day (6th)
    • Founders Day (28th)
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