Wildcat Daily Announcements

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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🍧 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.

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Please join us for our first FNHS meeting this Thursday, October 28 at 8 a.m. in room F109. Passes for the club photo will be given out at that time. We will decide on a time for a meeting to elect officers and discuss activities for the year.

Chick-fil-A Biscuits on Friday

Model UN will be selling Chick-fil-A biscuits Friday, October 29 before school for $3. Biscuits will be sold at the front entrance and the bus loop.

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✵✵

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 details regarding the Rutledge Scholarship Program.

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. 😷

The new guidance states that students who were within 3 to 6 feet of an infected student and were wearing a mask during the exposure time are no longer considered a close contact and therefore do not have to quarantine regardless of whether or not the infected student was wearing a mask. Please watch this video to learn more about this new guidance.

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

January - December 2022, Yes, that's three honor credits!

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

Click here to complete the application.

SC Seal of Biliteracy Information

Juniors and Seniors: If you are interested in learning more about the South Carolina Seal of Biliteracy, please watch this video. If you'd like to apply after reviewing the information, the application is here. Please follow the application directions from this video.

The deadline for applications is November 8. Please contact Dr. Blackburn in F113 or at jblackburn@lexington1.net 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!

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Orchestra Fall Concert

Tuesday, Nov. 2nd, 6pm

107 West Main Street

Lexington, SC

FREE Peer Lead Math Tutoring

Free, Peer Lead Math Tutoring in Algebra and Geometry is available in room A111 every afternoon (except Fridays and Collaborative Planning Days). Students are welcome to arrive after the dismissal bell and stay until 4:45 p.m. All students attending must bring work/homework to complete. Math tutoring is meant to assist you, by guiding your independent practice of work assigned to you by your math teacher! Math tutors do not teach new math skills, but may help you to deepen the understanding of new skills you have learned from your teacher! Questions? See Ms. Klopfer in A111 for more details.

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.

Click here to learn more about Internships. Click the image to access the application.

Click here to learn more about Internships. Click the image to access the application.

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 .

The entries can be mailed directly to Patricia Martin, 109 Miller Eleazer Rd, Chapin, SC 29036 or to the Post at VFW Post 8738, P. O. Box 206, 424 Cedarcrest Drive, Lexington, SC 29071.

Deadline: October 31, 2021

Cat's Closet

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

Wildcat Athletics

Wednesday, October 27 - Boys and Girls Cross Country hosts 5A Region, 5:20 p.m.

Thursday, October 28 - BTeam and JV Football @ Chapin, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 29 - Varsity Football hosts Chapin, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 30 - JV and Varsity Cheer @ Debbie Rogers

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

Wiley likes to be in the spotlight!

Follow him on the following social media handles.

Instagram - @wiley.the.wildcat

Facebook - Wiley the Wildcat Business Page

Twitter - @WileyWildcatLHS

TikTok - @wiley.the.wildcat

Lexington High School

Lexington High School teaches skills to students that help them not only succeed academically, but that build integrity and promote initiative. Students, faculty, and the school itself receive numerous accolades year after year, including the current 4A Girl's Golf State and 5A State Cheer Champions.