Southwest Trip 2018 Daily Blog

Southwest Trip 2018 Daily Blog

Day Eight: Action Packed and Packed to Go It was GRAY/Green Day when we first woke and saw the sky. GRAY. Thick, dense clouds slowly rolled our direction and then rain, sometimes heavy, drenched our tents and us. The kids had question marks written all over their faces. Do we stay or go? Can we […]

Environmental Debates: Another Capstone Challenge

Environmental Debates: Another Capstone Challenge

The 8th grade capstone year is filled with leadership and academic rite of passages unique to The Lexington School. These challenges prepare our young adults for what’s next–high school, college, and life. One of the final projects before packing their gear for the Southwest Trip is Environmental Debates where in teams of four, students integrate […]

May Head’s Letter: ONE School Project Details

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 am reminded of the warm feeling I have as a parent and a Head of School when our students sing “One Candle” at the end […]

Everyday Can Be Earth Day

Everyday Can Be Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, The Lexington School’s fourth grade took a field trip where they experienced what Earth Day feels like. It feels local, interconnected, helpful, and sustainable. They didn’t have to travel far to find all of those adjectives at the ready. They carpooled to downtown Lexington where within a city block they […]

Preschool Art Show Celebrates Creativity [Video][Photos]

Preschool Art Show Celebrates Creativity [Video][Photos]

“You can’t use up creativity.  The more you use, the more you have.”  – Maya Angelou The gallery is packed with people perusing the walls, commenting on the vibrant colors, shapes, and textures, evaluating the artistic expressions. There are over 500 works of art at this show, all matted for heightened display. It might be […]

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

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 of creativity at The Lexington School, and he takes the lead with the dynamic energy, passion, and imagination befitting such a role. Tyler came to […]

Big News! The Lexington School Launches the ONE School Project [VIDEO]

Big News! The Lexington School Launches the ONE School Project [VIDEO]

IT’S AN EXCITING TIME FOR THE LEXINGTON SCHOOL COMMUNITY.   Nationally-ranked PS-8th grade school celebrates major donations and encourages community support for a project that touches every single student at The Lexington School. With a goal of raising $10 million firmly in view, The Lexington School is happy to announce that it has received $7 million […]

“Pass on a Good Word”: A Heads Letter by Chuck Baldecchi

“Pass on a Good Word”: A Heads Letter by Chuck Baldecchi

Do you remember your first real job interview? Was it for a summer internship or during the spring of your senior year in college? Who helped you get that interview? Did a family friend pass your resume onto the right person? Connections are an important part of any job search, especially that first one. I […]

And the John Newbery Medal Goes to…Ask Lori Hancock, TLS Librarian!

And the John Newbery Medal Goes to…Ask Lori Hancock, TLS Librarian!

Ask Lori Hancock what she did in 2017, and she’ll say, “I read.” Makes sense—Lori is a librarian. They like to read. But in 2017, Lori read 400 books. That’s aggressive by any librarian’s standards, even at The Lexington School! Here’s why: In October of 2016, the President of the Association of Library Service to […]

A Saturday of Science Shows Smarts and Heart

A Saturday of Science Shows Smarts and Heart

Guess how many kids in Fayette county compete in the Kentucky American Water Science Fair? On a Saturday in February, roughly 700 public, private, and home-schooled students in grades 4-12 showcased projects in animal science, behavior and social science, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, chemistry, computer science, earth and planetary science, energy and transportation, engineering, environmental […]