An Education Outside Four Walls

Outdoor education is a signature program of The Lexington School. Whether right here on our 40-acre campus or all the way out west in Utah for the annual Southwest trip, students experience the challenges and exhilaration of the natural world. In a typical year, fifth-graders take a spelunking trip...

When the Mission Meets the Moment [VLOG]

WHEN THE MISSION MEETS THE MOMENT VIDEO SHOWCASE We are halfway through an unprecedented year at The Lexington School.  The school continues to look different this year: Inside desks are six feet apart; teachers and students are masked; some students are on the screen learning from home. Crazy creek...

Everyday STEM Walkabout

Here’s a word problem for you: The Lexington School has 12 grades starting with two-year-olds, 611 students in all. They attend school for 9 months a year. How often do the 611 students experience a STEM education? Answer: EVERY SINGLE DAY. Evidence: Observation. An excel spreadsheet data collection is...

Preschool, Virtually Awesome [Video]

For many during COVID-19, work roles have changed as people pivot to fill the needs of this TLS community. Alana (Mrs. Stuart) worked for a decade in preschool after getting her degree in Education from Midway College. She started at TLS as a long-term substitute teacher in KinderKlasse and...

Essential Elements of PLAY are UNDERWAY on New Preschool Playground

“It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents” Eric Hoffer, Philosopher True, the playground is the “optimal milieu” for the many developmental and mission skills that help...

A Gradual Graduation

Certain traditions aren’t easily replicated. The Southwest Trip is delayed. The eighth-grade Etiquette Dinner with pre-packaged place settings and virtual toasts was neat in its own way but still better when the glasses actually clink. The Bourbon County drive-in movie tribute was surreal as students watched their memories on...

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, Alana Stuart, Aaron Keeton, Chandra Craig, and Heidi Blair. We have a lot of new folks- full and part-time...

#EarthDay2020: Celebrate and Share.

It’s the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Since 1970, Earth Day has motivated a recognition and public voice for the state of the planet and public guidelines on ways to better care for it. This year because of the Coronavirus and social distancing, there will be no large picnics,...