Daily Wildcat Update

Monday, January 24, 2022

Second Semester Changes

Please watch this video for more information on second semester changes regarding tardies and the new bell schedule.

LHS Talent Show Winner

Congratulations Liberty Broussard for winning the LHS Talent Show last Thursday.
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HOSA Hot Chocolate Sale

LTC HOSA is having a hot chocolate sale on Thursday the 27th from 8:15-8:35 and between class changes at LTC.

Sadie Hawkins Valentines Dance

Please click here to fill out an interest for for a Valentines Day Dance.
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Driver's Permit Test

The next Driver's Permit Test will be given after school on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 in the Little Theatre. Students must be 15 to take the test. Sign up online and download the parent permission form.

https://sites.google.com/lexington1.net/2021-22permittest/home

Capstone Project Survey

Help a fellow student conduct research! Complete this voluntary and anonymous survey as part of student research for a Capstone project in the Center for Public Health and Advanced Medical Studies. You can only take the survey once. It does not collect any identifying information.


Please click here to take the survey.

Capstone Project Survey

Help a fellow student conduct research . Complete the voluntary and anonymous survey as part of student research for Capstone Project for the Center for Public Health and Advanced Medical Studies. This is a survey district-wide, to quantify the plausible relationship between an individual's education level and perception of spinal chronic pain.


Click here to complete the survey.


Remember: Answer all of the survey questions with your current knowledge/please don't do research. This is for my senior cumulative capstone project so your participation is very important. Thank you for your assistance with my project!

Attention Juniors

if you are interested in applying for the Yale Basset Award for Community Engagement, please click this link. You also received an email with all the details on Monday, January 10, 2022.

Be Sure to Purchase Your Yearbook

Yearbooks may still be purchased by visiting www.jostens.com. The current price is $90 and the price will increase again after January 28. Yearbooks were NOT purchased through registration. Yearbooks may only be purchased online.

PSAT scores

PSAT scores from the October 2021 administrations are being released. You can check your scores by doing the following:

- Create a College Board account

- Log into your College Board account

- Go to your profile and choose PSAT/NMSQT Scores


This link will provide additional information about interpreting your scores.


https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/pdf/understanding-psat-nmsqt-results-parent-tutorial.pdf

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Lexington Medical Center Partners Program

Current JUNIOR level (rising senior) students are eligible to apply to the Partners Program. This is a change that will give more opportunities to those students completing their last year of high school coursework and are preparing for a transition to college and career in a health care related field.


Please click here for more information.

Bank of America Student Leaders

For current Juniors and Seniors

Student Leaders is an eight‐week summer experience for high school juniors and seniors. The program includes a paid internship with a local nonprofit organization as well as the Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., July 25-30, 2022. The program gives students the opportunity to develop and apply leadership skills through hands‐on community work while discovering their own talents for serving their community and leading others. For more information go to:

Bank of America Student Leaders

For all the information and forms for this program, go here.

STARTALK Russian Camp

STARTALK Russian immersion camp at Oklahoma City University, July 10-31, 2022 is now accepting applications from high school students, grades 9-12. No knowledge of Russian is necessary, but we do accept students who have studied Russian before. To find out more about the program, click the link attached here: https://www.okcu.edu/news/ocu-to-host-russian-immersion-camp-for-high-schoolers


The program is free of charge and covers tuition, housing, boarding, and airfare assistance for accepted students. High school students can fill out an application form here: https://forms.gle/u7ZD8QN7mJuJAFXZ6.


Contact Jessica Kelly for further information at jkelly@lexington1.net.

Boys Tennis Tryout Information

Tryout Dates:

Monday, February 7th from 4:15 – 6:00 at Lexington County Tennis Complex on Oak Drive. Tryouts will likely last 2-3 days (same time & same location each day).rho


A current physical is required and must be uploaded to PlanetHS. We will not accept a paper physical at tryouts.


Click here for the PlantsHS instructions

Click here for Physical Form.


Any questions, call or text Coach Jackson at 803-600-7155

Baseball Tryout Information

There will be an informational player and parent meeting on January 24th at 6:30 in the New Gym at Lexington High School for anyone interested in trying out for the Lexington Baseball program this spring. It is important for at least one parent to attend this meeting.


Tryout Dates

Varsity and JV - Monday, January 31 and Tuesday, February 1 from 5:30-7:00

B-Team - Saturday, Feb 5 from 1:00 - 3:00 and Monday, Feb 7 from 5:30-7:00.


In order to tryout you must have an updated physical loaded to PlanetHS. If you have any questions email coach Hucks at bhucks@lexington1.net

Boys Golf Tryout Information

Tryouts begin on Tuesday, February 1st.

Boys in grades 7th-12th may try out.

You must have a physical dated after April 1, 2021

You must have completed all necessary paperwork completed on PlanetHS as well.

Questions: - contact Coach Smith at cbsmith@lexington1.net.

Boys Soccer Tryout Information

You must have a physical dated AFTER April 1, 2021.

You must complete all PlanetHS forms.


BOYS

Varsity Tryouts - January 31, February 1 and 2

Jr Varsity Tryouts - February 2, 3, and 4

Location - practice field on Olde Farm Road

Time - 4:15 - 5:45 p.m.

Questions - Contact Coach Gettys.

Bring water to tryouts.

Girls Soccer Tryout Information

You must have a physical dated AFTER April 1, 2021.

You must complete all PlanetHS forms.


GIRLS

Varsity Tryouts - January 31

Jr Varsity Tryouts - February 1, 2, and 3

Location - lower practice field behind stadium

Time - 4:15 - 5:45 p.m.

Questions - Contact Coach Fryland.

Bring water to tryouts.

Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation

This scholarship is for 11th grade students

Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2023 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply. Coolidge Scholars are selected primarily on academic excellence. They must also be interested in public policy. The winner of the Coolidge Scholarship will receive a full-ride scholarship to any accredited U.S. college or university. More information, including the application, is available here. The deadline for this scholarship is January 19, 2022.

Alert: the application requires that candidates read President Coolidge’s Autobiography and complete a few other reading assignments. Students are encouraged to start the application process early.

Governor's School for Science and Mathematics

● Are you a rising Sophomore?

● Are you interested in advanced STEM?

● 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?

Accepting applications now - https://www.scgssm.org/virtual-programs

Please contact Carla Roland at 803-821-3055 for more information.

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.

Archibald Rutledge Scholarship

Click here - Rutledge Scholarship Program.

Click here for the application. (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.

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.

Wildcat Athletics

Monday, January 24 - JV Girls, B Team/JV Boys Basketball @ Chapin 5:30/6:15/7:45

Tuesday, January 25 - Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball v. Chapin (Senior Night) 6:00/7:30

Wednesday, January 26 - Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball @ River Bluff at 6:00/7:30

Wednesday, January 26 - JV Girls/B Team/JV Boys Basketball v River Bluff 5:30/6:15/7:45

Wednesday, January 26 - Varsity Wrestling @ Dutch Fork at 6:00

Thursday, January 27 - JV Girls/B Team/JV Boys Basketball @ River Bluff 5:30/6:15/7:45

Friday, January 28 - Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball v. River Bluff at 6:00/7:30

Friday, January 28 - Varsity Wrestling v Chapin at 6:00

Saturday, January 29 - Middle School/JV Wrestling - Carolina Invitational

Upcoming Important Dates

Monday, January 24 - Report Cards Issued

Wednesday, February 9 - Collaborative Planning Day - Students dismissed at 12:40

Friday, February 18 - Weather Make-up Day (if needed)

Monday, February 21 - No School for students and staff

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.