Marijo and Her Little Dog Too

After 38 years of service to The Lexington School, Marijo Foster is retiring. Don’t worry, that doesn’t mean we won’t see her. In fact, we know she will continue to make her mark. Here is a tribute to her…and her little dog too!In 1978, gas cost 79 cents, a dozen...

The Game of Life by Jason Hurst

Coach Jason Hurst recounts the history of Lacrosse in central Kentucky and the power that positive coaching has on a team’s success. The Lexington School’s approach has always been student-centric.  New endeavors typically begin with interested kids and supportive parents.  Lacrosse, the fastest growing sport in America, budded in...

#ThatsNotOkay by Chuck Baldecchi

Character development, Ethics, is a Mission Skill and a focus for us at The Lexington School. In an environment where teachers and kids have trust, there is plenty of room for teaching ethics, empathy, and sensitivity to others. Chuck Baldecchi, Head of School, shares a teaching moment in his most...

Creatively Functional or Functionally Creative?

It’s time for spring cleaning, and the attic is the task at hand. You find twelve dusty, vintage school chairs stacked right at the front of a crowded damp space. They are scratched, dented and outdated, but they are wooden and strong; they’ve lasted the test of time. It is...

Baldecchi’s Book Report

Chuck Baldecchi, Head of School, writes a monthly letter to Lexington School parents. Here is the body of his April letter where he gives a basic book report on a few good reads on a variety of topics. Enjoy! Ahh, the eight-and-a-half hour drive to Maryland for spring break....

You Can Lead Them to Water

Imagine you teach English. You are in charge of your classroom. You must read the text and plan your points so you can lead discussion with your clever interpretations. You must know more than your students. Now imagine you are an English student. You must sit quietly and listen to what...

Food Event: Ramen Respect!

In honor of World Language Week, Chef Ryan and his staff prepared a variety of foods from different cultures. Each day featured something different: Irish Stew, Italian pasta bar, Chinese stir fry…you get the idea. As he often does, he took the theme one step further with what he...

“I AM” a Writer.

There are liminal moments in life when a small step leads to something larger than you imagined. Even just yesterday when you made a choice, did a task, or wrote a poem, suddenly you became something you never knew you could be, and it is good. Kids who are comfortable,...

Introducing Daniel Sussman, New Lower School Head

It is with great excitement and enthusiasm that I announce Mr. Daniel Sussman will be the next Lower School Head at The Lexington School. Mr. Sussman is an experienced administrator who for the last nine years has acted as Head of Lower School at The Mirman School for the...

The Lexington School ranks #2 Best Private Elementary Schools

The Lexington School is listed as the #2 Private Elementary School as listed by thebestschools.com, an independent online resource providing school rankings and recommendations. We’re pretty excited about it. Read more here. To GET STARTED, all you have to do is let us know you are interested. You can fill out...