Wildcat Daily Announcements
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be sold on Thursday, December 3 (for AP Art) and Thursday, December 10 (for Cat's Paw Yearbook) for $7 per dozen. Doughnuts will be sold in the commons area before school and in C103 during 1st Block, 2nd Block and Empower or until sold out. Doughnuts will not be sold individually - only by the dozen.
Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball Tickets
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.
Toiletry Supply Drive
The Oliver Gospel Mission serves families throughout the midlands by providing shelter and needed supplies to families. We are doing a competition through your Empower class. The class with the most collected items from the list on the flyer will receive a free Chick-Fil-A lunch for each person in the class! All you have to do is bring your items to your Empower class! Please help us collect these needed items for families in the midlands!
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).
Drivers Permit Test
Tuesday, December 8 - Cohort A
Wednesday, December 8 - Cohort B
LOOLA students can come either day.
Click here to download a form that your parent needs to sign in order for you to attend.
Interested in Girls Soccer - Pre-Season Conditioning/Tryouts
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.
FAFSA Help Sessions via Zoom
Once you submit your FAFSA don't forget to submit your information for the College Board Opportunity Scholarship! They are awarding money just for doing the things you need to do during your senior year! https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Visit Lincoln Tech
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Lincoln Tech is a successful technician training school for the auto, diesel, and collision repair industry. The campus has also added welding training to enhance career possibilities. If you would like to participate in this meeting here is the link for the zoom meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, December 2 (2 - 3 p.m.).
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 746 633 0287
PSSCA Scholarship (Palmetto State School Counselor Association) - $1,000 (5)
The 2021 PSSCA Scholarship for High School Seniors is now open. Deadline for applications is Friday, December 4.
We have changed our application platform this year.
The application link is: https://pssca.schoolcounselorawards.org/scoy/other-awards.
- Students must create an account to see the application.
- Scroll past the "Advocate of the Year 2021" application and the PSSCA Student Scholarship will be at the bottom of the page with all the instructions.
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
The deadline for this scholarship is January 20, 2021.
Students are encouraged to start the application process early.
December 14 and 16 - EOC Testing - English Writing
December 21 - 22 - Virtual Learning Days - only teachers and staff on campus
January 4 and 6 - EOC Testing - US History
January 4 and 6 - EOC Testing - Biology
January 5 and 7 - EOC Testing - Algebra
January 5 and 7 - EOC Testing - English Reading
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.