Wildcat Daily Announcements

Monday, October 26, 2020

Get your SPIRIT on!

Tuesday, October 27 - Twinning Tuesday
Wednesday, October 28 - Wow! Superhero Wednesday!
Thursday, October 29 - "Take a Stand Thursday" (wear red to be tough against drug use)

10th graders, if you are taking the Thursday, October 29 PSAT, please check your email for a message from Mrs. Goodson. You need to be in your testing room no later than 8 a.m. If you arrive late, you may not be admitted, and there are no makeup dates for PSAT.

Pelican is here tomorrow and Wednesday!

The OCP and LOYAL groups are bringing Pelican's Snoballs to LHS TOMORROW and Wednesday. Stop by the C-Hall entrance to the cafeteria from 11:10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

Drivers Permit Test

Click here to sign up for the Drivers Permit Test - 3:30 p.m. in the Little Theater

Tuesday, November 10 for Cohort A students.

Wednesday, November 11 for Cohort B students.

Miss Wildcat 2021

The Lexington Wildcat Athletic Booster Club would like to announce the official dates for signup for students interested in participating in the Miss Wildcat 2021 pageant. For those students interested in pageant participation, you must sign-up in the Main Office to express your desire to compete in the pageant this year.

The dates for signup are Monday, October 26 through Thursday, November 5.

To participate, contestants must be a full-time student (cannot graduate December 2020) and have no out-of-school suspensions during the current school year.

Sign up sheets are in the Main Office. More information will follow regarding parent/contestant meeting date and time after initial contestant signup.

LHS Talent Show

Great News!!! We are having a Talent Show - a VIRTUAL Talent Show! We will hold VIRTUAL auditions. This audition must be what you plan to do for the actual Talent Show and should be no longer than 4 minutes. If you would like to audition, email your video audition to ldellinger@lexington1.net by Sunday, November 8.

The Talent Show this year will be shown during EMPOWER and students will vote on a People's Choice Award. We will also have a judge's winner and possibly 2nd place and 3rd place. We hope you will participate so that we can show our community that Lexington's Got TALENT!

Ticket Sales for Varsity Football @ White Knoll, Friday, October 30

Lexington Varsity Football will be playing AT White Knoll, Friday, October 30. Kick off at 7:30 p.m. We will be selling tickets for the game through the Athletic Office. There will be a very limited number of spectators that are allowed in the stadium. To help control that number we will be pre selling tickets. Please see below for information on how entry into the game will work. Social distancing and a mask (4 and over) will be required at the event.


Student Section Tickets


  • Tickets are $7
  • Sold out of the Athletic Office, 8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
  • Cohort A & Virtual (25 tickets)
    Seniors - Monday, October 26
    Underclassman - Tuesday, October 27
  • Cohort B & Virtual (25 tickets)
    Seniors - Wednesday, October 28
    Underclassman - Thursday, October 29
  • Students can only purchase one ticket
  • Must have specific student section ticket to sit in student section

General Admission

  • Tickets are $7
  • Sold out of the Athletic Office
    (Steep set of stairs on the left hand side of gym, by baseball field)
  • Sold Wednesday, October 28, and Thursday, October 29, 8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
  • General Admission will be able to purchase two tickets per family
  • Students/Children must sit with family if general ticket is purchased
  • Children 5 and under are not required to have a ticket

Lexington One Employees, Golden Passes, SCHSL Passes

  • Must show pass to exchange for ticket on ticket sale days.
    Passes may not be honored at the gate.
  • Tickets will be given out of Athletic Office
    (Steep set of stairs on the left hand side of gym, by baseball field)
  • Wednesday, October 28, and Thursday, October 29, 8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Questions? Contact Izzy Wise at ewise@lexington1.net or 803-821-3434.

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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!

Join DECA!

The deadline to join LTC DECA has been extended to Wednesday, October 28!!! Sign up before it's too late! See Mrs. Dunovant at LTC for more information.

Wildcat Wrestling

Wildcat wrestling practice will begin at LHS on Monday, November 2 in the LHS wrestling room. You must have a copy of your physical dated after April 1, 2020 on hand in order to practice. Practice is from 4 - 6 p.m. If you are involved in a fall sport, you can come out when that sport is finished.Questions contact Coach Strobel. We are looking forward to a great season and can't wait to see you at practice on Monday, November 2.

Poetry Out Loud!

The SC Arts Commission is excited to offer students the opportunity to participate in Poetry Out Loud SC.

Want to participate?

Poetry Out Loud

Free Math Tutoring

FREE, student led math tutoring will be offered in room A111, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Students should arrange for their own transportation after tutoring is over. Those wishing to get help, need not stay the entire hour, but must exit the building when they are no longer interested in working.


Students wishing to attend should engage with their math teachers and let them know they will be attending, and seek advice on what should be accomplished during the help session. Space will be limited due to the size of the A111. It is very much appreciated when math teachers, students or parents email Ms. Klopfer to let confirm attendance prior to arrival. We don't want to turn anyone away due to space.

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.

Lexington High School 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.

Seal of Biliteracy at LHS

Who is Eligible: Juniors and Seniors

What Do I Need to Do?

  1. If you are interested in testing, watch this Screencastify

  2. Contact your current World Language teacher or a former World Language teacher.
    You may also contact Dr. Blackburn directly in F113.

  3. Complete the Google Form application by November 1.
    You will get the form from the person you contacted in Step 2.

  4. Plan to take your STAMP test on Friday, December 11 beginning at 8 a.m. (if you are testing in the fall). We will let you know which room you will be in for testing.

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. Theme: "Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?" For more information and to fill out the entry form visit the web site here. The entries can be emailed directly to Darren Wiseman or the VFW post email. Deadline - Saturday, October 31.

VFW Teacher Nomination Form - Department of SC Teacher Award

Teachers can be nominated and win a cash prize of $250. Information about the scholarship and the Nomination form can be found here. Nominations should be sent to Darren Wiseman, just like the scholarship for the students. Deadline - Saturday, October 31, 2020

Interested in visiting College or University?

Check out this newsletter for more information.
Have questions? Check with the Counseling Department.


Friday, October 30 College Zoom Visits:

Lander University, 10 - 11 a.m. Mtg ID 891 3537 3937

Furman University, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mtg ID 957 0708 3819

Presbyterian College, 1 p.m.

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.

McDonald's is Hiring!

Join the Crew across from LHS at the Charter Oak Location.

See a day in the life of a crew team member at McDonald's

Application

Sign Up for ASVAB

The ASVAB test (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be administered on Friday, November 13, 9 a.m. at LHS and is available to students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grade.


ASVAB scores are used to determine if you are qualified to enlist in the military and to assign you to an appropriate job in the military. The ASVAB is also a great career exploration tool.


Taking the test does not obligate you, or register you for military service.

Students can sign up for the ASVAB by emailing Mr. Magyar or Mrs. Augsburger.

Here are two links to help study for the ASVAB - Uniontestprep.com AND 4test.com

LHS Athletics

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26

Varsity Girls Golf in State Championship


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27

Varsity Volleyball in First Round of Playoffs

Varsity Girls Golf in State Championship


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29

Varsity Volleyball in Second Round of Playoffs

B-Team Football hosts River Bluff, 6 p.m.

JV Football @ Gilbert, 7 p.m.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30

Varsity Football @ White Knoll, 7:30 p.m.


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31

Boys and Girls Cross Country Qualifier

JV and Varsity Cheer @ Battle of the Bluff

Upcoming Events

November 3 - Election Day - No School for Students and Staff

November 12 - Report Cards Issued

November 25 - 27 - Thanksgiving Break - No School for Students and Staff

    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.