Una’s November Podcast: The Learning Center Story

Una’s November Podcast: The Learning Center Story

Click the arrow below to hear the whole story:       The journey began eleven years ago with visionary Brutus Clay, dyslexic alum, parent, and board member, over dinner with then Head of School Chuck Baldecchi. Add a strong and thoughtful task force and passionate Director, Jane Childers, and The Learning Center was born. The […]

Time to Think Differently about Dyslexia [Video]

Time to Think Differently about Dyslexia [Video]

The Learning Center at The Lexington School is ten years old this year, and they are celebrating BIG. The video About Us by Us is part of a larger “Learning Differences Awareness Week” which included student-led assemblies, student talent (superpower) showcases, a birthday bash reception, and a nationally-acclaimed TED TALK speaker and dyslexia advocate from […]

Watershed Moments Build Curiosity

Watershed Moments Build Curiosity

It finally rained, and VOILA! there were raindrops, a puddle, and even a little mud. Amazing how three mundane things can inspire learning. It’s the curious mind of a four-year-old that makes it so. Looking out the window after months of dry pavement, seeing one’s reflection in a pool of water is a watershed moment […]

Una’s October Podcast: The Power of Moments

Una’s October Podcast: The Power of Moments

What do you remember most about a recent family trip? According to Dan and Chip Heath in their book The Power of Moments, you remember a PEAK and an END and the rest is a bit mixed in together. This month’s podcast talks about the moments we grab onto, what makes them extraordinary, and how we can […]

Epic Transformation Underway [Vlog]

Epic Transformation Underway [Vlog]

By now, many have experienced some aspect of our ONE School project whether it’s a walk down the hallway of the new Academic Center or a visit to the Dining Hall for lunch. The spaces are new, contemporary, and beautiful. A quick visit establishes awe. A longer visit engenders respect for how powerful these new […]

“Una’s WHY” by Head of School Una MacCarthy [Podcast]

“Una’s WHY” by Head of School Una MacCarthy [Podcast]

  I know how quickly we all move these days and finding the time to read all that we want to read can be a challenge. I really enjoy podcasts because I can multitask and still learn something new. They are concise and interesting, so even a short trip somewhere in my car or folding […]

Keeping it Local Saves Opening Day [Video]

Keeping it Local Saves Opening Day [Video]

After a year of construction, The Lexington School’s brand new, state-of-the-art, 25,000 square foot Academic Center opened its doors ON TIME on August 22nd at 7:30 A.M. to almost 600 very excited students and their families. Lexington local and New Head of School Una MacCarthy, new CFOO Susan O’Brien (also local), partnered with local construction […]

All in ONE Lexington School Library

All in ONE Lexington School Library

When was the last time you took a trip to the card catalog? According to a 2015 Smithsonian Magazine article, it has been a while and it is officially over. In fact, a full generation has never laid its hands on those soft, over-handled, yellowed cards some of us remember as opening up the world. […]

FOUR VALEDICTORIANS, Three High Schools, One TLS.

FOUR VALEDICTORIANS, Three High Schools, One TLS.

What does it say when four graduates from The Lexington School class of 2015 go on to become Valedictorians? It says a bunch about THEM (and maybe a little about TLS). Here’s the little about TLS: historically, The Lexington School sends bright, hard-working students on to do very well in high school. Over the years, […]

Lessons for “Nooglers”: Jamie Rosenstein ’08 Addresses the TLS Graduates

Lessons for “Nooglers”: Jamie Rosenstein ’08 Addresses the TLS Graduates

Members of the Class of 2019 were fortunate this year to have Jamie Rosenstein ’08 as our 25th alumni commencement speaker. Currently a People Analyst at Google, she has worked for the company for three years, since attending schools on both sides of the Atlantic. Jamie earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Psychology […]