Wildcat Daily Announcements
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
🍧 Kona Ice will be here tomorrow! 🍧
🛑 Unity Hallway to be Closed 🛑
The Unity Hallway will be closed starting this Friday, October 15 through Wednesday, October 27 as LHS begins to receive our new furniture. Please be mindful of this closure as your transitions to classes may be interrupted.
LHS - Career Newsletter
SC Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics
ACCELERATE your journey!!!
Are you a rising Sophomore?
Are you interested in Engineering?
Do you want to earn up to 49 college credits without leaving the district?
Do you want to take SC Governor’s School classes at Lexington Technology Center?
✵✵Informational ZOOM Meeting✵✵
Monday, November 1
Applications open Monday, November 1, 2021.
FCA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will meet this Friday, October 29, at 7:50 a.m. in the New Gym. Anyone is welcome to come! You do not have to be an athlete! Make sure to join the remind group! Text the code @37cf84 to 81010 We look forward to seeing everyone this Friday for our first week of FCA!
Archibald Rutledge Scholarship
Please share this information with your 12th grade students.
Click here for the application. (Please note that students will need to scroll through the document to locate their arts area.)
Scholarships are awarded and applicants may participate in one of the following discipline areas: creative writing, dance, music, theatre, or visual arts.
To compete, students should submit an original and two copies of the original composition and process folio for the creative writing, dance, music, or theatre categories. For the visual arts category, mail one original composition and a process folio.
Entries must be received by 5 p.m. or postmarked on or before Monday, February 21, 2022.
DHEC updated its COVID-19 guidance for schools. 😷
Driver's Permit Test is coming up
The Driver's Permit Test will be given after school on Wednesday, November 17 in the Little Theatre. Students MUST sign-up in advance and bring the Parent Permission Form with them to the test. Click on the link to Sign-up and download the required Permission Form: November 17 Permit Test The DMV has a link to the Driver's Handbook. There are also many websites that offer free practice questions.
Lexington Library Internship
Spring, Summer, and Fall Semesters
Must work an average of 10 hours per week; evenings and weekends. Wednesdays-Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. and Saturday 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. Applications due Monday, November 1
SC Seal of Biliteracy Information
The deadline for applications is November 8. Please contact Dr. Blackburn in F113 or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
The Multimedia Publications class invites you to see the newest issues of their digital magazines!
The October edition of "The Bridge" (click here to see the website) is now available! This month we focus on National Bullying Awareness Month, how to overcome failure & adversity, teen safety tips, and welcome new & future students to LHS!
Also, "The Artitorium" (click here to see the website), our monthly creative arts magazine, is now available! Check out the amazing things our talented Wildcat students have created!
Orchestra Fall Concert
Tuesday, Nov. 2nd, 6pm
107 West Main Street
FREE Peer Lead Math Tutoring
FAFSA College Financial Aid Information
Midlands Technical College
TRiO Educational Opportunity Center FAFSA Workshops
Click here to register for an event!
October 28, 12:30 - 4 p.m.
November 9, 12:30 - 4 p.m.
November 12, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The College Funding Center
The College Funding Center helps families determine the best options for funding their upcoming college education expenses. We specialize in teaching our clients how to plan, prepare, and pay for college the smart way. The goal is to guide families in the right direction to prepare for and manage the stressful process of college admissions, financial aid, and paying the college bill, without affecting their retirement savings. Visit us at https://cfcsc.com/ for more details.
Register for the Virtual Student Summit - November 6
Sign up now to be a part of the 2021 Virtual Student Summit on Saturday, November 6 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by Boeing and Clemson University's Office of College Preparation and Outreach. Sign up here - www.clemson.edu/virtualsummit.
The summit is designed to educate, inspire, and empower underrepresented middle and high school students but is open to any 7th - 12th grade student who registers.
There will be a variety of speakers that will hold interactive sessions about the college admissions process, financial aid options, strategies for academic success in high school, leadership development, career options and much more!
Students will have the opportunity to hear from colleges/universities from around South Carolina during a virtual college fair. The keynote speaker is the star of the TV Show Greenleaf, actor Lamman Rucker.
C-CATS, Clemson’s Challenge - For Academically Talented Students
This program is designed for high-achieving 9th and 10th grade students. C-CATS introduces students to Clemson through exciting weekend adventures that engage them in the academic, social, and recreational opportunities offered at Clemson.
Participants are nominated by their school counselor. Students are expected to be ranked in the top 10% of their class, whose academic records predict a score of 1300 or higher on the SAT and who would benefit from this program.
Let your counselor know if you would like to be nominated for this program. The weekend programs run from the weekends of March – May, 2022. To learn even more about this program visit their website at www.c-cats.org Decide as soon as possible, seats fill up early. Have your nomination submitted by Friday, December 10, 2021.
VFW’s Voice of Democracy Competition - $30,000
Submit an audio-essay for VFW’s Voice of Democracy scholarship competition, open to students in Grades 9-12. This year’s theme: “America: Where do we go from here?” To fill out the entry form and for more information go to the web site here .
Deadline: October 31, 2021
The Cat’s Closet houses items that students may need throughout the school year but are not in a position to acquire.
Any student in need can come “shop” privately for the following: Hygiene Products (unopened), Shampoo and conditioner, hair styling products, soap/body wash, toothpaste, toothbrushes and floss, deodorant, soap/body wash, feminine hygiene products, nail clippers, emery boards, lotion, lip balm, Q-Tips, combs, brushes, hair bands, band-aids, first-aid products, laundry detergent.
School Supplies: Backpacks, notebooks, folders/binders, pencils/pens, loose-leaf paper, planners/organizers/binder tabs, highlighters, markers, colored pencils. Supplies vary. Clothing (gently used or new): limited selection
Please let Mrs. Bausch know if you are interested in this service. Anyone in need is welcome to come “shop” for free in private.
FIT - Food Improving Thinking
The Lexington High School FIT Program (Food Improving Thinking) consists of providing nutritious food during the weekends and holidays when students who need meals may be left without an adequate supply of nutritious food.
The program provides individually packed food items that students can prepare by themselves. Seasonal fruit may be included. Bags of food will be delivered in a discreet manner once a week, for now on Tuesdays and Thursdays, then on Fridays throughout the normal school year. Anonymity will be assured.
If you would like for to participate in this program, please complete the form.
Since we have a variety of students participating, it will not be possible for us to accommodate for food allergies. We ask that you read the labels carefully to ensure your safety.
If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Bausch
Upcoming Important Dates
Friday, October 29 - Report Cards Issued
Wednesday, November 10 - Collaborative Planning Day, dismiss at 12:40 p.m.
Wednesday, November 24 - Friday, November 26 - Thanksgiving Break
Monday, December 20 - Friday, December 31 - Winter Break
Monday, January 3 - Students and Staff return to school