Wildcat Weekly Update

Friday, November 19, 2021

🦃 Happy Thanksgiving - No School - Wednesday - Friday 🦃

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Check out the newest issues of the digital magazines!

The November edition of "The Bridge" (click here to see the website) is now available! This month we focus on gratefulness and celebrate our gratitude for LHS and our community! We also showcase our unity posters and pandemic podcasts!

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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Driver's Permit Test is coming up

The next Driver's Permit test will be given after school on Wednesday, December 8. Sign up online and don't forget to download and print the permission form!! Here is a link to the Driver's Handbook. There are also many websites that offer free practice questions. Sign up here : Dec. 8 Permit Test

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.

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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

Friday, November 19 - Varsity Football in 3rd round of playoffs - Fort Dorchester, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 20 - Middle School/JV Wrestling @ Blue and Gold Invitational 9 a.m.

Saturday, November 20 - Varsity Cheer in 5A State Championship, Colonial Life Arena

Monday, November 22 - Varsity Boys Basketball hosts Lake Murray Tip Off

Tuesday, November 23 - Varisty Wrestling @ Gilbert (scrimmage), 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 23 - Varsity Boys Basketball hosts Lake Murray Tip Off

Wednesday, November 24 - Varsity Boys Basketball hosts Lake Murray Tip Off

Upcoming Important Dates

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.