Operation S.E.N.D Delivers Socks and Smiles [Video]

Operation S.E.N.D Delivers Socks and Smiles [Video]

“It’s hot in the desert, and when you can’t do laundry, your feet WILL get a little stinky. That’s when a fresh pair of socks can make all the difference in the world!” Major John Harvey sits in a chair surrounded by first graders at The Lexington School. He’s Calvin’s dad and he’s here to […]

It’s More than a Bench; It’s a Picnic Table and Our Environment Too!

It’s More than a Bench; It’s a Picnic Table and Our Environment Too!

What do math, science, history, design thinking, environmental awareness, philanthropy, and 5th graders have in common? Together they build stuff. And in this story, it’s more than stuff; it’s a bench, it’s a picnic table, and it’s our environment too! You learned about this “Bottle Caps to Benches” project in the fall when 5th grader […]

It’s More Than Just a Sole Hope: It’s 4th Graders Learning to Serve

It’s More Than Just a Sole Hope: It’s 4th Graders Learning to Serve

To us shoes seem like a bare essential. It’s tough to imagine a world without shoes. In Uganda there are places where where children walk, run, and play in bare feet, but rather than the liberating summer exercise we think of (bare feet in cool grass), these children subject themselves to Jiggers, a dangerous and […]

Middle School Scholarships Can Change the Course

Middle School Scholarships Can Change the Course

In early May five boys and five girls will visit The Lexington School. They will go to classes, take a test, and participate in an interview. They aren’t the only 5th graders who spend a day at TLS, but they all have something very special in common. They are finalists for the Bluegrass Boys Scholarship […]

From Bottle Caps to Benches by Claire Robbins

From Bottle Caps to Benches by Claire Robbins

This week’s guest blogger is a 5th grader, Claire Robbins. Claire writes as a representative of the 5th grade class recycling program. Did you know that 5th graders run The Lexington School’s school-wide recycling program, and it is the first such school-wide recycling program in Fayette County? It is an environmentally responsible endeavor that starts in […]

A Rising Partnership: (Video) On Service Learning at The Lexington School

A Rising Partnership: (Video) On Service Learning at The Lexington School

It’s The Lexington School’s birthday, and to celebrate 57 amazing years, Mr. Baldecchi has asked every TLS student to bring a gift. He’s not looking for a donation, and please don’t bring something for a 57 year old. Rather, bring balls and crafts and legos, active, educational gifts for our brothers and sisters at William Wells […]

Bluegrass Farms Charities Keeps 25 Kids Curious!

Bluegrass Farms Charities Keeps 25 Kids Curious!

Arts and crafts, “Olympic” field games, football, dinosaurs and so much more. Active summer learning is a gift. Summer camp is an experience some kids take for granted and not all kids get to know. That’s why this week at Lexington School’s Camp Curiosity is so special. It’s special because of all the new campers. In […]