Lower School

  • New faculty and staff at The Lexington School

    Welcome, New Faculty and Staff!

    Please give a warm TLS welcome to our new faculty and staff: Alana Stuart, Jo-Ellen Fishback, Lois Babb, Jennifer Jones, David Farmwald, Kylie Russ, Jacob Chen, Morgan Keeler, Sam Bowman, […]

  • Learn to read and read to learn at The Lexington School

    Read to Learn: The Three C’s, Part II

    Winter Break at The Lexington School just happened. Some families took a vacation while others maintained a regular routine with a little bit of rest. Regardless of how they spent […]

  • First-grade Pet Adoption Reading Inspiration

    Inspiring Reading with the Three C’s: Community, Competition, and Culmination

    When was the last time you picked up a book to read for pleasure? An actual hand-held book with paper pages? These days there are plenty of distractions that keep […]

  • Jamie Rosenstein commencement address at The Lexington School

    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 […]

  • STEM at The Lexington School 5th grade science circuitry

    Building the Future One STEM at a Time

    Building creativity, building curiosity, building confidence in STEM...this is not new to The Lexington School. Rather, STEM education has been here all along, and it happens in preschool through 8th grade every single day in classes and throughout the school in ways you might not expect.

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    Building Meaning and Purpose in Math

    Proving meaning and purpose in math for all students is the goal. Teaching strong foundational math skills while engaging students in a creative understanding of how those skills translate into real world math is the practice. Building a lifelong love of learning is the reality. That's just how fourth grade does it.

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    Life is a Kind of Chess. That’s Why We Teach It.

    “The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened […]

  • Chuck Baldecchi and The ONE School Project at The Lexington School

    May Head’s Letter: ONE School Project Details

    The beauty of The ONE School Campaign is that there is something in it for every student at The Lexington School. When I think about the ONE School Campaign I […]

  • The Pied Piper of Creativity Shares a Few Secrets. Imagine This! is a class on creativity at The Lexington School.

    The Pied Piper of Creativity Shares a Few Secrets [Video]

    When a student says, “Mr. Pace, can I make a civilization of unicorn-people who live on rainbows and eat glitter?” He answers, “Yes, please!” Tyler Pace is the Pied Piper […]

  • Design Thinking Challenge

    Solving the World’s Problems One Design at a Time [Video]

    Think of a problem that needs solving. It could be big or it could be small–world hunger or how to lace your shoes for more efficient tying. All problems large […]