Wildcat Daily Announcements

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

No School Monday, January 18, 2021 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Second Semester begins Tuesday, January 19, 2021

LAST CHANCE for YEARBOOK PORTRAITS!

Tuesday, January 12 and Wednesday, January 13

Senior and Virtual students can take their portraits from 9 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Seniors click here to schedule your appointment. Virtual students click here to schedule your appointment.

Cohort A/B students and Faculty can take their photos during Empower from 11:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Any questions please email Ms. Dotterer.

Graduation Information

The Lexington High School 2021 Graduation Ceremony has been scheduled to take place at 8 a.m. June 12, 2021 at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia. As your family makes arrangements to attend this special event, please know that because of the uncertainty of the year, plans could change but we are hoping that is not the case.

Amnesty International - Write for Rights

In this document, learn about Write for Rights. There are folders in the link with information about 6 cases. Letter writing campaign and petition information is included for those who are interested.

Second Semester Schedule Change

To request a Second Semester Schedule change click HERE. Your school counselor will contact you with conflicts. *Remember not all change requests are possible.

Spring Senior Internships

Interested in a Spring Senior Internship?

CLICK HERE

Virtual Summer 2021 SCDNR Cultural Heritage Trust Internship

Applications for the virtual Summer 2021 SCDNR Cultural Heritage Trust internship program are now available here. Applications close at 5 p.m. EST on Monday, May 3, 2021. Internship categories include high school (rising juniors and seniors), undergraduate, graduate (MA/MS and PhD) and postdoctoral. The primary goal of the internship program is for interns to gain a greater understanding of the diverse field of archaeology. Topics covered within the internship will include but are not limited to terrestrial and maritime archaeology, forensic anthropology, visual anthropology, archaeology public outreach and interpretation, museum studies, geographic information system (GIS), and disaster preparedness and recovery. Please email SCDNR archaeologist Meg Gaillard with any questions or concerns (GaillardM@dnr.sc.gov).

Interested in Boys Soccer - Pre-Season Conditioning/Tryouts

Any high school boy that is interested in pre-season conditioning for soccer, you must have a physical dated after April 1, 2020 and complete forms on PlanetHS. Pre-season Conditioning will be held at the boys practice field from 4 - 5:15 p.m. on the following days:

January 5 - 7, January 12 - 14, January 19 - 21, and January 25 - 27

Varsity Tryouts will be held February 1- 3

JV Tryouts will be held February 3 - 5

Bring water and a mask to conditioning and tryouts. Questions? Contact Coach Gettys.

Interested in Girls Soccer - Pre-Season Conditioning/Tryouts

Any high school girl that is interested in pre-season conditioning for soccer, you must have a physical dated after April 1, 2020 and complete forms on PlanetHS. Pre-season Conditioning will be held at the goat field from 4 - 5:15 p.m. on the following days:

January 5 - 7, January 12 - 14, January 19 - 21, and January 25 - 27

Varsity Tryouts will be held February 1- 3

JV Tryouts will be held February 4 - 5 and 8

Bring water and a mask to conditioning and tryouts. Questions? Contact Coach Fryland.

What is a Micro-Scholarship?

A micro-scholarship is an amount of money that students are eligible to earn based on individual achievements throughout 9th - 12th grade. They are awarded by colleges and universities who partner with www.Raiseme.com Enter your grades each semester, and all activities, jobs, and volunteering and watch the money add up! Follow those schools offering you money by their deadline!

Order your FREE school take home breakfast and lunch!

Cohort A order your take home breakfast and lunch here.

Cohort B order your take home breakfast and lunch here.

LHS FIT Program

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 have questions, please contact Mrs. Bausch at abausch@lexington1.net in room F109. HTTPS://FORMS.GLE/OSEGHADKMGZVRDQX6

Virtual Calming Room - Check-it Out!

The Virtual Calming Room is a place for students, families and staff to find strategies for managing emotions and feelings in positive ways while building resilience. Sometimes, life gets challenging and overwhelming. We can feel stressed with life’s events, both big and small. The Virtual Calming Room provides resources and tools to help you find new ways to manage life, explore new problem solving opportunities and develop coping skills. Enjoy and take some time for yourself.

Coolidge Scholarship

Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation

Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2022 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

http://www.coolidgescholars.org.

The deadline for this scholarship is January 20, 2021.

Students are encouraged to start the application process early.

Looking for a job?

If you are looking for a job, please click here to check out the Job Board - this will be updated as new jobs are offered. Save the link and refer to it for future use.

Now Hiring! Tim's Touch Flowers and Gifts

Tim’s Touch Flowers and Gifts is now accepting applications and resumes. Candidates can be a high school Jr or Sr.

Pleasant personality, high energy, confident, self-motivated, ability to work alone on projects, complete daily duties in a timely manner, a team player, excellent verbal communications skills with customers in person and phone and a diverse clientele. Applications can be obtained at the store or resumes can be dropped off between 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. No phone calls or emails – apply in person only.

Athletic Tickets for Sale

You will purchase tickets by going to lexingtonwildcats.com and clicking on “Tickets” at the top right of the page (it will be in the white border in blue font). Once you click on tickets it will take you to the next page where you will see a link that says “Buy tickets”. Click on the buy tickets link and it will take you through the process of purchasing your tickets. You will have to create an account to purchase the tickets. You will use this account log-in to purchase tickets for all our home games and any away games that use hometown ticketing. You will be able to purchase 1 general admission ticket.

LHS Athletics

Tuesday, January 12 - Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball @ Dutch Fork, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 12 - Varsity Wrestling @ Irmo

Wednesday, January 13 - Middle School Wrestling hosts Stover, 6 p.m.

Thursday, January 14 - JV Girls and B-Team and JV Boys Basketball hosts Chapin, 5:30 , 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Friday, January 15 - Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball @ Chapin, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 16 - Varsity Wrestling hosts Ridgeview, South Pointe, and Gilbert, 10 a.m.

Upcoming Events

January 12 - Cohort A - Exams, Blocks 1/3 and YEARBOOK PICTURES

January 13 - Cohort B - Exams, Blocks 2/4 and YEARBOOK PICTURES

January 14 - Cohort B - Exams, Blocks 1/3

January 15 - Make-up Exams (schedule with your teacher)

January 18 - Holiday - No school for Students and Staff

January 19 - First Day of Second Semester Begins

    Please note that due to the public health emergency brought by COVID-19 and the continuing uncertainty regarding the virus’s impact upon district and school operations for the 2020–2021 school year, it may be necessary for the district to alter, amend or otherwise modify the information contained in this document throughout the year.


    The district reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the contents of this document, consistent with amendments or revisions to policy or administrative rules, which may be required or occur as a result of changes brought about because of COVID-19. The district will also make reasonable efforts to inform you in a timely manner of any material changes made to any calendar, plan, policy or protocol listed in this document.


Lexington County School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries or complaints. The Chief Human Resources Officer handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title IX. The Director of Middle Schools handles inquiries/complaints regarding Section 504. The Mathematics Coordinator handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title II. Contact these people if you have questions regarding these issues at 100 Tarrar Springs Road, Lexington, SC 29072 and telephone number (803) 821-1000.