Wildcat Daily Announcements
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Youth Corps Applications for Year 17
YC Applications for Year 17 School Year 2021-2022
Youth Corps is now receiving applications for Year 17 of Youth Corps. All rising 9th and rising 10th grade students in Richland & Lexington Counties of South Carolina are invited to apply for Youth Corps. First round of applications are due by Thursday, April 15. Students can use the following link to apply: www.youthcorps.net/application
News from the Cafeteria!
Seal of Biliteracy
Midlands Education & Business Alliance (MEBA)
Focus on Your Future Friday: Careers in Construction with ABC Carolinas
March 26, 2021 at 10 a.m.
This program is for students, parents and educators with an interest in learning more about careers in the construction industry. Members from Associated Builders and Contractors, ABC Carolinas, will share their career pathways and discuss career topics to include industry workforce needs, career opportunities, employer expectations, and more through an expert panel discussion.
Join Virtually: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iGvjE6aLS2qBxgcbq9Xa9w
Employer: Walker White, Inc.
Point of Contact: Tim Miller
Walker White will hire 10 each for the following crafts:
- Apprentice Plumber
- Apprentice Sheet Metal Worker
- Apprentice Pipefitter or Welder/Fitter
New Class - Tech Theatre Arts
Girls Who Code
Apply to Girls Who Code’s Virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP) for an unforgettable summer experience! During this FREE 2-week virtual program, you'll learn the computer science skills you need to make an impact, get an inside look into the tech field, and join a supportive lifelong sisterhood — all while being virtually hosted by influential companies, like Twitter, AT&T, Bank of America, Walmart, and more.
Current 9th -11th grade girls and non-binary students are eligible to apply. SIP is 100% free and need-based stipends of up to $300 are available for those who qualify. Low tech? No tech? No problem! Girls Who Code is there to support you! Apply today or learn more in a webinar!
FREE Math Tutoring
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.
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.
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
- AA Cohort high school students may sign up for hybrid take home meals to be picked up on Tuesdays before they leave for the day. They must complete the form by 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and can find their hybrid take home meal sign up form here.
- BB Cohort high school students may sign up for hybrid take home meals to be picked up on Thursdays before they leave for the day. They must complete the form by 9 a.m. on Thursdays and can find their hybrid take home meal sign up form here.
- 4 plus 1 students may sign up for hybrid take home meals to be picked up on Thursdays before they leave for the day. They must complete the form by 9 a.m. on Thursdays and can find their hybrid take home meal sign up form here.
- LOOLA students may sign up for their meals to be picked up on Fridays, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., at one of the school locations listed below. They must complete this form by 6 p.m. on Tuesdays. The form will reopen at 1 p.m. each Friday for the following week's meal service.
- Carolina Springs Middle School
- Forts Pond Elementary School
- Gilbert Elementary School
- Oak Grove Elementary School
- White Knoll Elementary School
Athletic Tickets for Sale
Students - purchase tickets by going to lexingtonwildcats.com and clicking on “Tickets” at the top right of the page, and then “Buy tickets”. You can only purchase 1 general admission ticket.
Tuesday, March 23 - JV and Varsity Girls Soccer hosts White Knoll, 5:30 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23 - Boys and Girls Track hosts Middle School Meet, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23 - JV Basebell hosts White Knoll, 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23 - JV and Varsity Softball hosts River Bluff, 5:30 and 7:15 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23 - Varsity Boys Tennis @ White Knoll, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23 - B-Team Baseball @ White Knoll, 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23 - JV and Varsity Boys Soccer @ White Knoll, 5:30 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23 - Varsity Boys Golf @ AC Flora (North Woods CC), 4 p.m.
Thursday, March 25 - Varsity Baseball hosts White Knoll, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 25 - B-Team and Varsity Boys Lacrosse hosts Heathwood, 5:30 and 7:15 p.m.
Thursday, March 25 - Varsity Boys Tennis hosts Dutch Fork, 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 25 - JV Boys Golf hosts River Bluff, 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 25 - JV Boys Tennis @ Dutch Fork, 5 p.m.
Friday, March 26 - B-Team Baseball hosts White Knoll (double header), 5 and 7 p.m.
Friday, March 26 - JV Girls Lacrosse hosts Hammond, 5:30 p.m.
Friday, March 26 - JV Baseball @ White Knoll (double header), 5 and 7 p.m.
Friday, March 26 - JV/Varsity Softball @ White Knoll, 5:30 and 7:15 p.m.
Saturday, March 27 - B-Team Boys Lacrosse hosts River Bluff, 10 a.m.
Saturday, March 27 - Boys and Girls Track @ Coaches Classic in Aiken
Sunday, March 28 - National Honor Society Induction - Sophomores - socially distanced
April 5 - 9 - Spring Break
Wednesday, April 14 - Report Cards Issued
Monday, May 31 - Holiday - No school for Students and Staff
Wednesday, June 9 - Last Day of School, Half Day, dismiss at 12:40 p.m.
Saturday, June 12 - Graduation
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.