Wildcat Daily Announcements

Thursday, October 15, 2020

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!

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 will run from 4 - 6 p.m. If you are involved in a fall sport, you can come out when that sport is finished. If you have any questions please 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

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 Lexington High School

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.

Dr. Blackburn will hold an open Zoom meeting on Friday, October 16 at noon.

ID: 813 0335 1587 Passcode: 648341

LHS has a refreshed website - check it out!

Interested in visiting College or University?

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

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.

Scholarship for Guard Members

Click here to view a new scholarship opportunity that has been added to the current Education Benefits by just being a member of the SC Army National Guard.

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.


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Ready to Work Career Readiness Assessment

If you're in your 4th year of high school, you will be participating in the Ready to Work career-readiness assessment this fall. This test was originally planned for Spring 2020, but due to COVID, it was delayed and you will be taking it this fall. Ready to Work (R2W) is a career-readiness assessment administered to students to determine student achievement in three key subjects: applied mathematics, locating information, reading for information.

Testing dates for the fall will be as follows:

  • A Cohort - Tuesday, October 20
  • B Cohort - Wednesday, October 21
  • LOOLA - Friday, November 6

Parents and students in the LOOLA program should have received an informational email on October 5 from Carol Anderson about this assessment. LHS needs to prepare for transportation and lunch needs for these students, so please complete the google form located in the email.

If you have any questions, email Ms. Anderson.

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Order your FREE school take home breakfast and lunch!

Click here to order your take home breakfasts and lunches by 9 a.m. on Tuesdays (AA Cohort).

Click here to order your take home breakfasts and lunches by 9 a.m. on Thursday (BB Cohort).

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Russian Flagship Program

The Language Flagship sponsors eight Russian Flagship Programs across the U.S.; each offers unique strengths and provides undergraduate students with pathways to professional-level proficiency in Russian alongside the academic major of their choice.

If you are interested in learning more about Russian Flagship programs and schools, sign up to attend a virtual open house here either October 1, October 8, or October 15.

The following colleges and Universities host Russian Flagship programs:

Bryn Mawr College

Indiana University

Portland State University
University of California, Los Angeles

University of Georgia

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Virginia Tech

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

Varsity Football hosts Dutch Fork, Friday, October 16 - Ticket Sale Info

There will be a 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, 8am-4pm
  • Cohort A & Virtual (55 tickets) - Seniors - Monday, 10/12. Underclassman, Tuesday, 10/13.
  • Cohort B & Virtual (55 tickets) - Seniors - Wednesday, 10/14. Underclassman, Thursday, 10/15.
  • 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, 10/14, and Thursday, 10/15, 8:00 - 4:00 and Friday, 10/16, from 8am-12pm
  • 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
  • Tickets will be given out of Athletic Office (Steep set of stairs on the left hand side of gym, by baseball field)
  • Wednesday, 10/14, and Thursday, 10/15, 8:00 - 4:00 and Friday, 10/16, from 8am-12pm

If you have any questions, please contact Izzy Wise at ewise@lexington1.net or 803-821-3434.

LHS Athletics


B-Team and JV Football @ Dutch Fork, 5:30 and 7 p.m.


Varsity Volleyball @ Hillcrest, 5:30 p.m.

Varsity Football hosts Dutch Fork, 7:30 p.m.

JV and Varsity Cheer in Okra Strut


Varsity Girls Golf in 5A Lower State Championship

Boys and Girls Cross Country in Region


JV and Varsity Volleyball @ Aiken, 5:30 and 7 p.m.


JV and Varsity Volleyball @ TL Hannah, 5:30 and 7 p.m.

B-Team and JV Football hosts Chapin, 5:30 and 7 p.m.

Varsity Football @ Chapin, 7 p.m.

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.