“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 […]

Making Way for Manners Makes a Difference [Video]

Making Way for Manners Makes a Difference [Video]

“Because WHATEVER doesn’t work here anymore” is the tagline for 8th Grade Etiquette Workshop. Simply understood, it is no longer enough to shrug off the details, to lack initiative or great manners, a great handshake, or great conversational skills. Rather, in today’s world, each of us needs to find something that differentiates us in the […]

Teachers Have Changed My Life: A Head’s Letter by Chuck Baldecchi

Teachers Have Changed My Life: A Head’s Letter by Chuck Baldecchi

In my first month on the job fifteen years ago, I met with the “new” faculty for a day of orientation led by Ann Eames, TLS’s legendary English teacher and Director of Professional Development, along with our faculty mentors. Ann led an exercise that morning where she named each of TLS’s Heads of School and […]

Building Better Biographies and A Bunch of Life Skills Too [Video & Photos]

Building Better Biographies and A Bunch of Life Skills Too [Video & Photos]

Remember your first research paper? Hours and hours in the library, toiling over card catalogs and microfiche, scavenging the racks for sources to support your thesis, notecard after notecard written and categorized about topic on which you had little interest. Certainly, if you are a middle school student in The Learning Center at The Lexington […]

Eunice Beatty is Getting Busy…Again

Eunice Beatty is Getting Busy…Again

Eunice Beatty is busy. She’s been busy being a mom, grandmother, wife, educator, college administrator, counselor, accreditor, board member, community volunteer, and friend to the many who ask for her help. Have you seen her CV? She continues to be one busy lady. So why on earth would Eunice take the time to spend a […]

Almost Time for Tim

Almost Time for Tim

Is it possible Tim Alford was bound for The Lexington School? It was just a matter of time? After all, he met Mary Bruce Gray ’99 at the University of the South when she was just a Freshman and he was just a Sophomore, and they’ve been together ever since. After all, he wanted to be a teacher and a leader, circuitously finding his way to independent schools via a variety of other institutions. And after all, Tim happens to love Middle Schoolers.