Tag: The Lexington School

Una’s October Podcast: The Power of Moments

What do you remember most about a recent family trip? According to Dan and Chip Heath in their book The Power of Moments, you remember a PEAK and an END and the rest is a bit mixed in together. This month’s podcast talks about the moments we grab onto, what makes...

In Gratitude for Josephine Abercrombie by Chuck Baldecchi

Throughout the school year I have used my monthly Head’s Letter as an opportunity to say thank you and to express my gratitude for this wonderful school community I have called home for the last 15 years. This month I would like to share my deepest gratitude for Ms....

A “Little” Take on Construction

What do we know about construction? We know there is a lot of it happening at TLS right now and not just outside. Seems everywhere you turn at The Lexington School, kids are building; building life skills, building brain power, and literally building. ...

Numero Una! Meet Our New Head of School.

Chris Young ’90, Board President: “The Board of Trustees is excited to announce that Una MacCarthy has been unanimously selected to become the next Head of School at The Lexington School. Una has been a dedicated leader at TLS since 1996 and is well prepared for this next step in...

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...

Leadership Lexington School

They are eleven and twelve years old and just DONE with traditional day camps. They’ve made the circuit of local sports and pottery camps, exhausted their options. They are caught in the middle of what now? Too young to officially have a job, too young to be officially in charge,...

To Commence is to Begin: The Lexington School Graduation Tradition

When we take to the grass to find our seats at The Lexington School’s commencement ceremony, we see familiar faces with watery eyes. There are always tears. Parents cry, graduates cry, teachers cry, and it’s not because everybody is happy it’s all over. It’s because it is a rite of...

#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...

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...