First Annual Meet the Principals!

On Thursday October 11, 2018 the Lexington High School Parent Teacher Organization (LHSPTO) hosted the first annual Meet the Principals Q&A event on Back to School Night. A standing room only crowd of parents had the opportunity to hear from Principal Stephens and Assistant Principal Baker on a wide range of topics including school safety, start times, NEASC accreditation, and much more. The event was a huge success and the PTO hopes to host similar events in the future. Thank you to everyone who attended, our volunteers and Principal Stephens and Assistant Principal Baker.

Back to School Night - Student Class Council

The LHS CLASS COUNCILS will be having their first joint fundraiser of the year selling LHS GEAR at Back To School Night.   Please consider making a purchase to help each of the classes raise funds for activities that will bring the class together.

All proceeds from the sale will go directly to supporting class activities. 

Stop by The Class Council Table during a free block at Back To School Night and purchase a LHS Sweatshirt, LHS Teeshirt or Hat. 

Cash or checks made out to the Town of Lexington will be accepted. Thanks in advance for your support!


LHS Class Advisors...

Liz Curtin..Senior Class Advisor

Stacy McFadden and Jess Goodstone..Junior Class Advisors

Danielle Isreal and Kelly Anderson...Sophomore Class Advisors

Martha Queenin..Freshmen Class Advisor

Announcements for LHS Seniors

  • Senior Counselor Seminars

Attention Seniors: Counselor Seminars will begin the week of September 17 and continue for three consecutive weeks. It is important that students check the block, start time and location of their Senior Seminar to ensure that they make it to all three sessions. Please contact your school counselor if you do not have Senior Seminar included on your Q1 schedule.

Joanne Tringale, Counseling Department

781-861-2320, x69722

  • Yearbooks on Sale Now!

Yearbooks are now on sale for $85. Last year was a sell-out, so order your yearbook now!

Purchase online at or send a check to Harriet Wallen in the LHS Library. Checks should be made out to Town of Lexington.

Questions, email Harriet at or call 781-861-2320, x. 69151

Harriet Wallen, Librarian, Lexington High School

K-12 Facilitator, Library Dept., Lexington Public Schools

  • Senior Yearbook Portraits, deadline Oct 15

Senior year is finally here and it is time to schedule your senior portrait! Please note our yearbook senior portrait policy. Only portraits taken by our designated photography company, Smile-Pro/ Portrait Experience, will be included in our yearbook. There will be no exceptions to this policy. You can book an appointment for yearbook only if you do not wish to purchase a senior portrait from them. You are under no obligation to do so. There will be opportunities provided at school in the fall at no charge if you would like to be included in the book and do not want a formal sitting. On underclass picture make-up day, seniors who want a quick picture taken for inclusion in the yearbook will be able to do that. The goal is to have every senior pictured.

Additionally, if traveling to SmilePro’s Bedford location is not convenient, a mobile studio will be set up at LHS for a formal portrait experience (by appointment only). Please note that the deadline for having your portrait taken is October 15; keep this in mind when scheduling your appointment. Please book now to ensure that you can have your portrait taken in time.

Details at

Questions, email Harriet Wallen at or call 781-861-2320, x. 69151

Harriet Wallen, Librarian, Lexington High School

K-12 Facilitator, Library Dept., Lexington Public Schools

  • LHS Seniors: Transcript Request Deadlines

Seniors must request official transcripts in Naviance via their Naviance accounts here »

To ensure your transcript and Counselor Statement reach the admissions office at the time of your application, please do the following.

Request your official transcript in Naviance.

Print the Transcript Status Page and bring to the Registrar’s Office, room 152, before the posted deadlines below:

College Due Date                   LHS Request Deadline

Mon. October 15                             Fri. September 21  

Thurs. November 1                          Wed. October 3   

Thurs. November 15                               Wed. October 17  

Sat. December 1                              Fri. November 2

Sat. December 15                            Fri. November 16  

Tues. January 1                              Fri. November 30   

Tues. January 15                            Tues. December 18        

Fri. February 1                           Thur. January 3               

Fri. February 15                         Thur. January 17  

Fri. March 1                               Thur. February 7

Rolling Admissions transcript requests: due 3 weeks prior to preferred college due date.

The Registrar’s Office is unable to remove or cancel requests once you have officially requested transcripts. You will be billed $6.00 for each official transcript requested in your Naviance account. Parents will be billed in the Spring by the electronic MCC e-School payment center.

Transcript Financial Assistance may be applied for through the LPS Business Office - Ms. Adrian Leone, 781-861-2563 x 68061 Please apply for Financial Assistance by February to avoid being billed in the Spring.

SCORES: You must have SAT & ACT scores officially sent from the College Board or the ACT to your college(s).

LHS Transcript Request Deadlines 2018 – 2019 for Seniors

1)    Seniors must request official transcripts in Naviance via their Naviance accounts.  link:

2)    To ensure your transcript and Counselor Statement reach the admissions office at the time of your application, please do the following:

  • Request your official transcript in Naviance.
  • Print the Transcript Status Page and bring to the Registrar’s Office, room  152, before the posted deadlines below.
  • Turn in your completed Counselor Statement packet to your counselor before the posted deadlines below.

College Due Date    LHS Request Deadline
Mon October 15 Fri September 21
Thurs November 1 Wed October 3
Thurs November 15 Wed October 17
Sat December 1 Fri November 2
Sat December 15 Fri November 16
Tues January 1 Fri November 30
Tues January 15 Tue December 18
Fri February 1 Thur January 3
Fri February 15 Thur January 17
Fri March 1 Thur February 7

Rolling Admissions transcript requests: due 3 weeks prior to preferred college due date.

The Registrar’s Office is unable to remove or cancel requests once you have officially requested transcripts.

You will be billed $6.00 for each official transcript requested in your Naviance account. Parents will be billed in the Spring by the electronic MCC e-School payment center.

Transcript Financial Assistance may be applied for through the LPS Business Office - Ms. Adrian Leone, 781-861-2563 x 68061 Please apply for Financial Assistance by February to avoid being billed in the Spring.

SCORES:  You must have SAT & ACT scores officially sent from the College Board or the ACT to your college(s).

Newcomer's Potluck Dinner Sept 2018

Save the date: 

Newcomer’s Potluck dinner - LHS, Commons 2, Sept 5th, 6 pm to 8 pm

The Lexington High School PTO invites new students and their families to a gathering at the high school to meet other new families. If you are new to Lexington or new to the Lexington Public Schools (coming from a private school), please join us for a Newcomers’ Potluck from 6:00 to 8:00 on Wednesday, September 5, in Commons 2 at the high school. There will be several parents there to greet you and answer your questions, and you will hear briefly from our principal, our new associate principal; director of guidance, students from NEXXUS (the newcomers’ club at the high school), the Lexington Newcomers’ Club, and the PTO president. Main dishes and drinks will be provided, but please bring a side dish to share: if your student’s last name begins with the letter A-O, please bring a salad or other vegetable dish; if your student’s last name begins with the letter P-Z, please bring a dessert. If your family is from somewhere other than the United States, please feel free to bring a dish that reflects that.


Ann Redmon, Ann Boese and Reiko Miyagawa


Final Exams Schedule 2018

The LHS Final Exam schedule has been developed and adjusted for the changes in the calendar that has the last day of school set for June 22, 2018.

Here is the schedule: 

Tues. 6/12:      Last day of regular classes
Wed. 6/13:       Review Day (block schedule for review week below) 
Thurs. 6/14:     Review Day
Fri. 6/15:          Regular Day/In-class review (Homework Holiday – Eid a Fatr)

Monday: 6/18:
8:00-9:30 – Social Studies Exams
11:30-1:00 – Science Exams

Tuesday 6/19: 
8:00-9:30 – English Exams
11:30-1:00 – Mathematics Exams

Wednesday 6/20:
8:00-9:30 – World Language Exams
11:30-1:00 – Make-up Exams

Thursday 6/21:
All periods meet A-H

Friday 6/22 – Last Half-Day for Students

2017-18 LHS PTO Grants

This school year, the LHS PTO was delighted to receive 28 grant applications – the most ever received in one grant cycle! We are truly fortunate to have so many creative, innovative and committed teachers and staff at LHS!

Eighteen of the grant requests were fully or partially funded through the PTO Grants budget, 5 grants were fully funded and one grant partially funded by the PTO with funds from department contributions, financial aid and designated membership donations. 

The PTO was able to fund 23 grants totaling over $9,500 because of the generous support of our community of families! Thank you for joining the PTO! Your membership dues and additional contributions support our teachers and our students! 

Thank you to the wonderful LHS teachers, staff and administrators for your initiative and dedication to teaching and learning! Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

Click here to read the grant summaries



LHS School Council Parent Volunteer Opportunity:

The LHS School Council is seeking two (2) LHS parent candidates to each serve a three-year term starting in 2018-2019.   The candidates must have a child at LHS during the full three-year term. Overlapping siblings are also acceptable. 

The purpose of the School Council is to work collaboratively with the Principal to develop school improvement plans consistent with system wide goals and student performance standards set by the Massachusetts Board of Education.  Council members plan ways to meet the diverse learning needs of students; establish a school climate of tolerance and respect for every individual; involve parents in the life of the school; impact safety and discipline; enhance extracurricular activities and more.

The Council is composed of LHS parents, faculty, community representatives, LHS students and the Principal. Meetings are held on a Monday evening once a month, at LHS.

If you are interested in serving on the LHS School Council, please email a brief summary (limit is 250 words) of your qualifications and interest. Please note that this summary will be published, for LHS parents to vote on electronically. Send to: Shubhra Chandra, no later than March 29th, 2018.  The two parent candidates will be selected, through a ballot election, by the parents at LHS. We will be setting up online voting. Deadline for voting will be published later. 

Please email- if you have any questions. 


PTO Forum: Life after LHS


Life after LHS – Forum on returning college students, their experiences and advise to current LHS parents and students Location: IDLC/ Science Lecture Hall

Date: Wednesday January 3rd, 2018

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm

High school is considered a gateway to the future. Come and hear how these college or gap year students have seized new opportunities and learn how LHS prepared them for different paths. Our panel will consist of former LHS students attending different types of colleges, playing sports, joining music groups and taking gap years. This forum is perfect for juniors and seniors, though all are welcome.  We would like to encourage parents and guardians to bring their students to this event. 

Email for any questions about the event and please bring your questions along for the panelists. 


PTO Forum: Success at LHS – The Role of the Counseling Department in the Social and Emotional Well-Being of Our Students

When: November 29th, 6:30-8:00 pm 

Where: LHS, Science Lecture Hall

 ** Meet our New Assistant Director of Counseling


Is your student shy?  Perhaps they are not so comfortable asking for help?  Are they facing social issues or struggling with other aspects of student life?  Lexington High School continues to make emotional well-being of students a priority. With high level visioning, planning and interactions with students, the counseling department works daily to support and empower students. The goal is a successful journey for students at LHS. This important session will feature our new Asst. Director of Counseling, Stacy Glickman.  She will outline the work of the Counseling Department, go through grade level social and emotional targets and highlight how students learn to advocate for themselves in all types of situations. Please join us ‪on November 29th from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Independent Learning Center in the science building (formerly called Science Lecture Hall).


This is the first of our annual forums offered to the LHS parent and guardian community. We will be including many topics parents have asked for in our recent PTO Forum survey.  Please be on the lookout for future sessions on relevant topics.

Parents: Please fill out the NEASC Survey

Parents: Please fill out the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Survey:


NOTE: We need to get at least 25% LHS Family responses so please consider taking this important survey

As part of our decennial accreditation process with NEASC, LHS is due to undertake a self-reflection process later this year where we examine our educational program in light of the NEASC Standards for Accreditation (see attached).  A key step at the start of this process is to administer a survey of parents, faculty and students that will help us to identify areas where we have particular strengths and areas where we need to focus for improvement with regard to the Standards for Accreditation.  We will be administering the student and faculty surveys during the school day.  Below is the family (parent/guardian) survey and LHS parents are urged to complete this survey.  As part of the directions, “If you have more than one student in the school, please think of your oldest student currently attending as you answer the questions in the survey.”


NEASC Family Survey

SAT Test Day Checklist

SAT Test Dates for 2017–2018

Parents are reminded to sign up their child early for SAT testing at LHS (  Lexington test center fills quickly, especially for August, May and June. Accommodations that are used in school do not apply to College Board. Students need to apply and College Board makes the decision within 7 weeks of receiving an application. Please email Mrs. Dooley,, SSD Coordinator for an application or stop by room 152 at LHS and pick one up.

2017–2018 SAT Test Dates and Registration



Print Your Admission Ticket

Sign in to your College Board account to print your Admission Ticket. You can’t get into the test center without it.


What to Bring

  • Your Admission Ticket
  • Acceptable photo ID
  • Two No. 2 pencils with erasers
  • An approved calculator
  • Epinephrine auto-injectors (e.g., EpiPens) are permitted without the need for accommodations. They must be placed in a clear bag and stored under the student’s desk during testing. For policies on other medications and medical devices, contact Services for Students with Disabilities.

Nice to Have

  • A watch (without an audible alarm)
  • Extra batteries and backup equipment—you’ll have to ask for permission to access them. They cannot be on your desk during the test.
  • A bag or backpack
  • A drink or snacks (for your break)
  • Breakfast before you arrive

What Not to Bring

  • Any devices, including digital watches, that can be used to record, transmit, receive, or play back audio, photographic, text, or video content (with the exception of CD players used for Language with Listening Subject Tests only)
  • Audio players/recorders, tablets, laptops, notebooks, Google Glass, or any other personal computing devices
  • iPods or other MP3 players
  • iPads or other tablet devices
  • Laptops, notebooks, PDAs or any other personal computing devices
  • Any texting device
  • Cameras or any other photographic equipment
  • Separate timers of any type
  • Protractors, compasses, rulers
  • Highlighters, colored pens, colored pencils
  • Pamphlets or papers of any kind
  • Dictionaries or other books—there are no exceptions, even if English is not your first language
  • Food or drinks (except for during breaks), unless approved by the College Board’s Services for Students with Disabilities. Learn more about testing with accommodations.

Your school counselor can share a complete list of prohibited devices—just ask to see the Official Student Guide.

Turn Off All Electronic Devices

You’ll need to turn off all electronic devices during the test and even during breaks. This includes cellphones. Be sure to turn off your watch alarm, if you have one.

Why? Test centers are serious about security and quiet, so prohibited devices—which include cellphones, tablets, and MP3 players—must be turned off and put under your desk. Better yet: Leave them at home.

If You Bring or Use Prohibited Devices

The test administration staff is encouraged to collect and hold phones and other prohibited electronic devices during the test administration, including break periods, or to deny admission to anyone who is in possession of a prohibited electronic device.

If your device makes noise or you are seen using it at any time, including during breaks, you may be dismissed immediately, your scores can be canceled, and the device may be confiscated and its contents inspected. The College Board is not responsible for loss or damage to personal items, including electronic devices, while you are in the test center.


ACT Test Day Checklist

LHS is NOT a test center for ACT (


2017-2018 ACT Test Dates



What to Bring (and Not to Bring) on Test Day  

Help yourself be calm and prepared for test day by knowing what you can and cannot bring into the test room with you.  

Bring This, Not That  

  • Bring a printed copy of your ticket to the test center. If you have lost your ticket, you can print another through your ACT web account. If you do not bring your ticket, your scores will be delayed.
  • Bring acceptable photo identification. You will not be admitted to test if your ID does not meet ACT requirements. 
  • Bring sharpened, soft lead No. 2 pencils with good erasers (no mechanical pencils or ink pens). Do not bring any other writing instruments; you will not be allowed to use them. If you are registered for the ACT with writing, your essay must also be completed in pencil. 
  • Bring a watch to pace yourself, but do not bring a watch with an alarm. If your alarm sounds during testing, you’ll be dismissed and your answers will not be scored. No watch? No problem. The supervisor in standard time rooms will announce when you have five minutes remaining on each test. 
  • Bring a permitted calculator to be used on the mathematics test only. It is your responsibility to know whether your calculator is permitted. Please refer to the ACT Calculator Policy (PDF). To make it even easier to figure out, you are not required to use a calculator at all. 

Don’t bring these into the test room; you can’t use them!  

  • Textbooks, foreign language or other dictionaries, scratch paper, notes, or other aids 
  • Highlight pens, colored pens or pencils, or correction fluid/tape 
  • Any electronic device, other than a permitted calculator (this includes your mobile phone, smart watch, fitness band, media player, iPad, headphones, and camera) 
  • Reading material 
  • Tobacco in any form 
  • Food or beverages, including water (you will be offered a break outside of the test room)  
  • Prohibited devices

Prohibited devices: ACT reminds you that upon registration, you agreed to the Terms and Conditions: Testing Rules and Policies for the ACT (PDF). In particular, we’d like to bring your attention to the prohibited use of cell phones and electronic devices. The prohibited use of devices is in effect from the time you are admitted to your testing room until you are dismissed at the end of the test, including break times. Specifically:  

  • You may not handle or access a cell phone or electronic device at any time in the testing room or during break times. This includes smart watches, fitness bands, and any other devices with recording, internet, or communication capabilities.
  • All devices, including cell phones and wearable devices, must be turned off and placed out of sight.
  • If you access your device or if your device activates while in the testing room or during break times, you will be dismissed, your test will not be scored, and your phone or device may be taken away.

Acceptable Forms of Identification  

Only the following forms of identification are acceptable. If it is not on this list, it is not acceptable, and you will not be admitted to test.  

Current official photo ID

Must be an original, current (valid) ID issued by a city/state/federal government agency or your school. Note: School ID must be in hard plastic card format. Paper or electronic formats are NOT acceptable. Your first and last names must match the ticket. The photo must be clearly recognizable as you. 

ACT Student Identification Form with photo  

You MUST present this ACT Student Identification Form (PDF) with photo if you do not have a current official photo ID as described above. It must be completed by a school official or notary public; neither may be a relative. All items must be completed. 

ACT Talent Search Student Identification Form 

If you are participating in an Academic Talent Search program and were not required to submit a photo with your registration you must present your ACT Talent Search Identification form. If you are participating in an Academic Talent Search program and were required to submit a photo when you registered, you must present either a current official photo ID or an ACT Student Identification Form with photo. 

Unacceptable Forms of Identification  

You will not be admitted if you present any forms of ID other than those listed as acceptable. The following are examples of unacceptable identification:  

  • ACT ticket alone 
  • Birth certificate 
  • ChildFind ID card 
  • Credit, charge, bank or check cashing cards, even with photo 
  • Diploma 
  • Family portrait or graduation picture, even if the name is imprinted on the photo 
  • Fishing or hunting license 
  • ID issued by an employer 
  • ID letter that is not an official ACT identification form 
  • Learner's driving permit (if it doesn't include a photo) 
  • Temporary/replacement driver's license (if it doesn't include a photo) 
  • Organization membership card 
  • Passport or other photo ID so old that the person presenting it cannot be identified 
  • Personal recognition by anyone, including members of the test center staff, classmates, parents, counselors, and teachers 
  • Photo ID of parents 
  • Photo with your name embossed or printed on it by a photographer 
  • Photocopies or reproductions 
  • Photos issued by a business for promotional purposes (e.g., amusement parks) 
  • Police report of a stolen wallet or purse 
  • Printed, stamped, or photocopied signatures 
  • Published photo, including yearbook or newspaper 
  • Report card 
  • Social Security card 
  • Telephone calls to counselors, teachers, or school officials 
  • Traffic ticket, even with a physical description and signature 
  • Transcript, even with photo 
  • Web page with photo 


It's Go Time

Good sleep? Check. Good breakfast? Check. Review our Test Day Checklist and get ready to test. 

Leaving the House 

  • Dress comfortably. Some test centers are warmer or cooler on weekends than during the week. Consider dressing in layers, so you'll be comfortable no matter what the room conditions are.
  • If you're unsure where your test center is located, do a practice run to see how to get there and what time you'll need to leave to arrive by 8:00 a.m.
  • If you arrive earlier than 7:45 a.m., you might have to wait outside until testing staff complete their arrangements.
  • Bring snacks or drinks to consume outside the test room only during the break.

Arriving at the Test Center

  • Report to your assigned test center by the Reporting Time (usually 8:00 a.m.) listed on your ticket. You will NOT be admitted to test if you are late.
  • Testing staff will check your photo ID and ticket, admit you to your test room, direct you to a seat, and provide test materials.
  • Be ready to begin testing after all examinees present at 8:00 a.m. are checked in and seated.
  • Please note that ACT may visit test centers to conduct enhanced test security procedures including, but not limited to, collecting images of examinees during check-in or other security activities on test day.

During the Test

  • Once you break the seal on your test booklet, you cannot later request a Test Date Change, even if you do not complete all your tests.
  • A permitted calculator may be used on the mathematics test only. It is your responsibility to know whether your calculator is permitted. Please refer to the ACT Calculator Policy (PDF).
  • If your calculator has characters one inch high or larger, or a raised display, testing staff may seat you where no others can see the display.
  • Do not engage in any prohibited behavior at the test center. If you do, you will be dismissed and your answer document will not be scored. For more details about prohibited behavior at the test center, please see Terms and Conditions (PDF).  Note: For National and International Testing, you will be asked to sign a statement on the front cover of your test booklet agreeing to this policy. 
  • Also remember that cheating hurts everyone. If you see it, report it. Discussing test content—including on social media—is not permitted.

Taking a Break 

  • A short break is scheduled after the first two tests. You will not be allowed to use cell phones or any electronic devices during the break, and you may not eat or drink anything in the test room.
  • If you take the ACT with writing, you will have time before the writing test to relax and sharpen your pencils.

Finishing Up 

  • Students taking the ACT (no writing) with standard time are normally dismissed about 12:15 p.m.; students taking the ACT with writing are normally dismissed about 1:15 p.m. 
  • On some test dates, ACT tries out questions to develop future versions of the tests. You may be asked to take a fifth test, the results of which will not be reflected in your reported scores. The fifth test could be multiple-choice or one for which you will create your own answers. Please try your best on these questions, because your participation can help shape the future of the ACT. Testing time will extend by about 20 minutes in rooms that administer the fifth test.
  • If you do not complete all your tests for any reason, tell a member of the testing staff whether or not you want your answer document scored before you leave the test center. If you do not, all tests attempted will be scored. 




1) Naviance Records Release and Payment Authorization

If you have not already, it is mandatory for families of LHS rising seniors to read, sign and return the Naviance Records Release and Payment Authorization Form. You can send it back via email, mail or in person. If you have any questions please call or email. Thank you if you have returned this form.

Find this form:
A. Copy and paste in your browser: ; click to open Naviance Records Release and Payment Authorization Form.
B. You can also find this form on the Lexington High School website, Counseling Department, Senior Forms, Naviance Records Release and Payment Authorization Form.

2) LHS Request Deadlines for official transcripts 2017-2018
Lexington High School Transcript Request Deadline



Rolling Admissions transcript requests are due 3 weeks prior to preferred college due date.

3) SAT Test Dates for 2017–2018

Parents are reminded to sign up their child early for SAT testing at LHS (  Lexington test center fills quickly, especially for August, May and June. Accommodations that are used in school do not apply to College Board. Students need to apply and College Board makes the decision within 7 weeks of receiving an application. Please email Mrs. Dooley,, SSD Coordinator for an application or stop by room 152 at LHS and pick one up.

2017–2018 SAT Test Dates and Registration

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   4) ACT Test Dates 2016-2017
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2017-2018 ACT Test Dates

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Testing fee waivers can be picked up in room 152 for qualifying students.

6) Transcript Financial Assistance please apply early
LPS Business Office
Ms. Adrian Leone
781-861-2580 x 68061

2018 LHS Yearbook Information

     All Parents –

All Parents:

Yearbooks are selling at a record pace. Last year we sold out and as of Thursday afternoon, we have already sold half of our books!! Last day to purchase at our lowest rate of $80 is Saturday, September 30. Buy now and save. 
To purchase your 2018 book by credit card, simply click this link:

Senior Parents:

There is still time to have your senior's portrait taken. Final date is now October 31st.  Here are the options:

Option 1 - A photography studio will be set up right here at LHS in the Library Classroom on October 16th right after school! You can book a "Simple Experience" session (about 8 pictures) right here. These are by appointment only. Book by calling Smile-Pro at 781-275-2015. As in the studio, there is a sitting fee for these sessions. These appointments cannot be booked online; you must call.

Option 2 - Book an appointment at the Smile-Pro studio where you can schedule either a "Simple" or "Traditional" experience (8 or 16 photos). You may book either by phone (781-275-2015) or online ( 

Option 3 - Right here at school and free on October 24th. You can have your picture taken in Commons II during lunch. There is no charge for this one-and-done photo. See Ms. Wallen in the Library if you would like to take advantage of this option.

If you have any questions, please see, email, or call (781-861-2320, ext. 69151) Ms. Wallen. We want to see your smiling face in the senior section of this year's book!!


The LHS PTO Endorses the YES! For Lexington Campaign

The LHS PTO joined the rest of the Lexington Public Schools in endorsing the Yes! For Lexington Campaign and encourages the LHS parents to vote on December 4th, to approve a debt exclusion to pay for the construction of vital infrastructure for our schools and public safety.

The projects are:

•    Maria Hastings Elementary School

•    Lexington Children’s Place (Pre-K)

•    Fire Station Headquarters

All of these buildings are over 60 years old and have outlived their useful life.  Repair is no longer an option. They must be replaced.

These facilities are all operating in substandard buildings that are too small to handle the current and future needs of Lexington. Investing in these projects will improve the education system and public safety for all of Lexington. The buildings for the Fire Station Headquarters and Maria Hastings Elementary School are both past the end of their useful lifespan. The Lexington Children's Place is relying in part on space borrowed from "Old Harrington" that is not up to current building codes for public schools. Replacing these buildings is part of the town's master plan.


If you want to learn more about the Yes! For Lexington campaign, please click here.

Parent/Teacher Conferences-November 27, 2017

The high school is scheduled for one parent/teacher conference day on Monday, November 27, 2017

  • Parent conferences are held from 1:00 PM-7:00 PM. 
  • Each conference is scheduled for fifteen (15) minutes. 
  • Please know that you always have the option to bring your son or daughter to the conference on November 27th and we encourage you to do so.
  • Online sign-ups will begin on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 through Monday, November 20, 2017 (sign up information is below)

Teachers prioritize ahead of time the students who are in need of a conference and the remaining appointments are made available to parents/guardians.  

While we do not limit the number of conferences a parent/guardian can sign-up for, we do ask that you keep in mind that one day of conferences for over 2,000 students is not sufficient to accommodate all families. We appreciate your understanding and efforts to schedule conferences when a high need or concern exists.

Conferences are an opportunity to discuss 1-2 areas of main concern that place a student at risk academically and/or emotionally.

Conferences are an opportunity to share vital information that impacts school performance, personal development, or acclimation to the high school or a particular grade level.

Process for appointments with a School Counselor

School counselors are also available for appointments on Parent/Teacher Conference Day.  Please schedule an appointment with your child's counselor if your student is struggling academically or emotionally, having difficulty adjusting/transitioning to the LHS community, or if you have not had the opportunity to share information with your child's school counselor.  After you sign up for a time, please e-mail your counselor directly and let them know your area of concern.  Please be aware that school counselors are available to parents/guardians during the regular school day schedule, so if you are unable to meet on November 27th, please feel free to connect with your child's counselor for a more convenient day and time.


Please consider the following guidelines when determining which teacher, counselor, or special education liaison would be the most appropriate to meet with on November 27th :

If you feel as though a significant number of conferences are necessary, please consider the availability of teachers for all families; determine whether or not the use of a brief email or phone call would accomplish your goal(s).

Conferences are not intended to replace ongoing communication.

Conferences are not intended to focus on a grade in a particular course. The focus should remain on learning, skill development, and the possible steps home and school can take to ensure the highest level of success and personal improvement for your child

Sign Up Instructions: 

  • Instructions for the sign-ups are attached:  (Parent Instructions from PTC Scheduler)
  • Between November 15 and November 20, use the following link to check teacher and counselor availability and to sign-up (