Week of May 4th, 2018

IMPORTANT DATES FOR PARENTS OF LHS STUDENTS

LHS PTO NEWS & EVENTS

   LHS Spring Staff Appreciation Luncheon – Volunteers Needed to Bring Food and Help at the event

   Volunteers needed for Student Prom/Cruise Receptions:
   LHS School Council Election 2018
   LHS PTO Board Finalized (almost) -  Still time to volunteer for PTO Committees
   Annual (End of Year) LHS PTO Meeting/Forum
LHS NEWS & EVENTS
   LHS Calendar Dates
   ATTENTION Seniors: Graduation Requirements from the Registrar’s Office
   Non-Senior Parents – All-Night Graduation Party Needs You to Chaperone!!!  Senior Parents – Needed for Set-Up and Clean Up
   Scholarship Added to the Family Connection (by Naviance) Database @ LHS
   LHS Sports
   LHS Performing Arts
COMMUNITY NEWS & EVENTS
   
League of Women Voters Lexington First Friday: Compost - The Miracle Cure for Trash

   Cary Library After Dark: Bollywood Beats

   “Coming to America” - An evening of stories- Cary Lecture series

   Support Group for Parents, Caregivers, Family & Friends of LGBTQ Children

   Teen Science Cafe: Mindful Matters

   Screening of National Geographic's Gender Revolution
   Community Service Opportunity for LHS Students

   Lexington Symphony Presents: Community Music Festival & Music from the Movies
LEXINGTON COMMUNITY EDUCATION
   SUMMER INTENSIVE SAT Prep
   INTENSIVE SAT PREP
   Foundational Chemistry - For Rising Juniors
   Estate Planning 101
LHS PTO KEEPS YOU CONNECTED!

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR PARENTS OF LHS STUDENTS

Friday, May 4: 7:30pm-10:30pm Spring Musical
Saturday, May 5: 7:30am SAT Exams

                             7:30pm-10:30pm Spring Musical

Monday, May 7:  6;15pm-7:45pm School Council Meeting

Thursday, May 10: 7:45am-8:45am Parent Group Meeting

Monday, May 14: Gradebooks Public on Portal/ Attendance Verification Distributed

 

LHS PTO NEWS & EVENTS

 

LHS Spring Staff Appreciation Luncheon – Volunteers Needed to Bring Food and Help at the event
Date:          Thursday, May 17th

Time:         11:00 AM

Location:   LHS, Commons II

 

Please sign up for the Spring Staff Appreciation Luncheon to thank the hard-working staff of LHS for all they do for our children.   The staff loves and looks forward to this lunch and they enjoy sampling the wonderful array of dishes we present to them.   Bring your favorite dish to share!   Food can be homemade or store/restaurant purchased.   We also need volunteers to help set up, serve and clean up.

 

Click this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp

http://signup.com/go/ZHsftBm

 

Thank you for helping with this great event for the staff!

Jen Vogelzang and Kara Brandes

hospitality@LHSPTO.org

 

Volunteers needed for Student Prom/Cruise Receptions:

We need you! Help send off the kids to their events. It really is so much fun!

The PTO is looking for volunteers to help with the following events, no prior experience needed! This is a busy time of year at LHS and we really need your help. If you are interested or have any questions, please email Jen Vogelzang and Kara Brandes at hospitality@LHSPTO.org

 

Junior Prom Reception - May 19th 

Senior Prom Reception - May 31st

Sophomore Cruise Reception - June 9th

 

Volunteers will set up tables at LHS with snacks and water for the students to enjoy as they gather before boarding the buses for their events.  It’s a short and easy job!

 

LHS School Council Election 2018 - REMEMBER TO VOTE!

 

The LHS School Council is seeking two (2) LHS parent candidates to each serve a three-year term starting in 2018-2019. 

 

Please cast your vote for two (2) parent representatives to the LHS School Council.

 

** On-line ballots due no later than May 13, 2018

 

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 five LHS parents, five faculty, two community representatives, three students and the Principal.

 

Voter Eligibility:  Parents and guardians of current 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade students are eligible to vote. Each parent/guardian in a household can cast a vote.  

•    Each voter must complete a separate ballot.
•    Vote for NOT more than TWO candidates.
•    The two (2) candidates receiving the highest number of votes will serve for a term of three (3) years.

Candidates for School Council are (in alphabetical order):
•    Neerja Bajaj
•    Curt Barrentine
•    Amy Boutwell
•    Angela Chang
•    Fran Lacombe
•    Ann Ostrowski
•    Deb Sabin
•    Cathy Swan
•    Joe Zhu

For the candidate’s bios, please visit the LHS PTO or Click Here

Please CLICK HERE to vote

Thank you,
 LHS PTO

LHS PTO Board Finalized (almost) -  Still time to volunteer for PTO Committees

We encourage you to volunteer for the LHS PTO! If you are interested in volunteering please email  Nominatingcommitteechair@lhspto.org

It’s a great way to feel connected to your child’s high school experience and support the entire LHS community of students, teachers and families.  The LHS PTO has two primary purposes: To enhance the education and welfare of LHS students and to foster communication throughout the LHS community.

The Lexington High School PTO Nominating Committee is almost done deciding on the complete slate of PTO Board officers for the 2018-19 school year. We will complete the list next week and here are the names that have been finalized.   
PTO Board

    Co-president – Shubhra Chandra
    Co-President - Christina Lin
    VP Communications - Patricia Valda
    VP Grants - Manya Chait
    VP Forums – TBD
    VP Hospitality – TBD
    VP Membership – TBD
    Treasurer - Betsy Wilkinson
    Secretary – Joan Zhong

PTO Committees
We encourage you to volunteer for the LHS PTO Committees!  The people who have already volunteered have been assigned to the committee of their choice. Any parent or guardian with a rising freshman and any PTO member with a rising sophomore, junior or senior is eligible.  

On-Line Directory/Membership Committee:  

The LHS-PTO online directory is managed using the My School Anywhere (MSA) web service and is a critical tool in helping us keep our community informed and connected. The role of the MSA administrator is to manage the database to facilitate new family registration, annual membership drive, and ensure the purchase records in MSA align with the treasurer’s records.  
Works with Communications and Treasurer to make sure that parents can get a membership easily with the website and online links
Coordinates with the Printed Directory committee members to get the directory physically mailed to paid members.
It can easily be done from home during your free time and does NOT require special computer skills.  Peak time commitments occur at the beginning of the school year when new families register and during the membership drive (~2-3hrs/week from beginning of the school year to November).  After December, the work load drops significantly.  
Don’t forget - you don’t need to be a computer wizard to manage MSA, the PTO board can show you the ropes, and MSA comes with good personal tech support if issues/problems arise.       

Hospitality Committee:

Coordinates 2 Teacher Appreciation Luncheons.  One in September and one in May.  
Recruits volunteer coordinators to provide refreshments for smaller events such as Science/Engineering Fair, Junior Book Awards & Prom, Senior Scholarship Awards & Prom, Sophomore events.
Volunteers are recruited through the PT0 weekly listserv announcements.

Newcomers Potluck Evening:

The 2 chairpersons will handle all the planning and organizing that is done during the month of August. Room must be booked in June before school closes.
3 volunteers to start 2 weeks prior to the event, leave an announcement at the Central office in August with the date and time.  PTO Website and newsletter to be used to announce this initial event of the school year to get new families to come.
The event is usually early to mid-September, so volunteering begins in August via email. 

Teacher Treats:

The day before school starts, the PT0 provides a treat bag for every staff member (just under 300) with a highlighter, marker, pen, pencil, life saver, etc.   
They are placed in a cellophane bag with ribbon along with a thank you message from PT0 and placed in the staff school mailboxes.  
On Valentine's day, the committee does a similar package with candy and a valentine thank you message from PT0. 

Welcoming Committee:  

Organizes two events during the year to welcome new families.  Perhaps Coffees?
Coordinates with Newcomers Potluck Evening and LHS Student Club Nexus who also work with families new to LHS.

Thank you,

2018 PTO Nominating Committee
Rina Kodendera, Shubhra Chandra , Kara Brandes , Jill Demirjian , Jennifer  Vogelzang

Annual (End of Year) LHS PTO Meeting/Forum 
When: May 15th, 2018 Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm 
Where: Library Media Room at LHS
www.lhspto.org 

Come and hear our Principal Andrew Stephens and Associate Principal John Murray talk about the school year at the Annual PTO meeting. Open to all PTO members. 

The PTO will also be voting in the Executive Board members, Committee members (Parent volunteers) and the Budget for 2018-19 school year.  


LHS NEWS & EVENTS

LHS Calendar Dates  
For up-to-date calendar information, please go to the LHS Calendar, http://lps.lexingtonma.org/Page/10 

You can also subscribe for the iCal feed which will automatically give you updates on your personal calendar when the LHS calendar is updated. Simply go to the link above and click on the green iCal button.  iCal works with most calendar programs, not just Apple products. 

Principal Stephens often utilizes Twitter (@LexingtonHSMa) to convey important announcements and some of the many great things that occur at LHS on a day-to-day basis. 

ATTENTION Seniors: Graduation Requirements from the Registrar’s Office 
Paying for Transcripts:  Parents/guardians received email about paying online for senior transcripts.  Please do this now! 

Graduation Survey in Naviance (seniors must complete):  
Naviance  > “About Me” tab  > “Graduation Survey” link on left.
Enter all results of your applications.  
Take and finish the survey.  It only takes a minute.

These obligations must be met in order for seniors get their Cap and Gown on 5/30.
See Mrs. Aronson, Room 152, if you have questions.

Jane Waldman Aronson
Lexington High School, Registrar's Office
251 Waltham Street, Room 152
Lexington, MA  02421
(781) 861-2320  x69127

Non-Senior Parents – All-Night Graduation Party Needs You to Chaperone!!!  
Senior Parents – Needed for Set-Up and Clean Up

What is the All-Night Graduation Party?  In its 32nd year, a gift from the Lexington community to each graduating class – an all-night party held in the LHS Field House the night of graduation attended by over 85% of graduating seniors.  More than a dance, the party offers something for every student from a DJ, an inflatable obstacle course, games, yearbook signing, arts and crafts to so much more.    

Non-Senior Parent Volunteer Chaperones?  The All-Night Graduation Party is a parent run event.  Senior parents can help with Set-up - Thursday, May 31st, Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd (50 volunteers) and 5:30am Clean-up (ALL Senior parents) but 100% of Party Chaperones are Non-Senior Parents(200 volunteers needed!!!).  

 

Needed:  Set-up Decorators & Night Owls to work a later shift.  1st Shift volunteers, please consider staying on for a 2nd Shift and see the party at its peak! Sign up with a friend!

 

Date:  10pm Sunday June 3rd through 5am Monday June 4th

 

To sign up for a volunteer shift go to LexingtonANGP.weebly.com.  

 

Donations!  The ANGP Ticket price does not cover party costs.   Please consider making a $ donation or sign up to bring food or drink at LexingtonANGP.weebly.com.

Scholarship Added to the Family Connection (by Naviance) Database @ LHS

The Jessica Bussgang Rosenbloom Skating Prize

The Jessica Bussgang Rosenbloom Skating Prize will be awarded for the first time on May 30, 2018 at the LHS awards night to a LHS sophomore, junior or senior who has excelled both academically and in figure skating.  The application is due on Thursday, May 17th by 3pm to Joanne Tringale in the LHS Counseling office.  Applicants must reside in Lexington and skate competitively either as a singles skater, pairs skater, ice dancer, or synchronized skater, or participate in ice theatre.

Applicants are required to submit the following:

•     His/her most recent Lexington High School transcript;
•     Ice skating resume
•    Proof of membership in good standing in the U.S. Figure Skating Association
•    Two References: one from  a skating coach or skating peer and another from a school classmate or teacher (guideline: 500 – 1000 words); and
Applicants have the option, at their discretion, to submit any of the following to enhance their application:
•     Additional resume noting activities outside of skating;
•    Essay statement – what is your most significant accomplishment in skating, 300 - 500 words max; and
•      Standardized test scores
Jessica Bussgang Rosenbloom, a graduate of Lexington High School, skated for many years at Hayden Recreation Center. She received her gold medal in both school figures (8th test) and freestyle (senior level) in 1982 during her senior year at Lexington High School. Jessica attended Tufts University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French, and then she attended Harvard Business School, where she received an MBA.  Since 1991, Jessica has been a U.S. Figure Skating judge. Over the years, she has judged many National Championships and local, regional, and sectional competitions, as well as test sessions. Jessica’s love of skating and her strong belief in the personal benefits and lifelong skills skating offers, as well as her fond memories of growing up in Lexington and attending Lexington public schools, motivated her to create this fund.

Submissions can be sent electronically, by mail or dropped off by Thursday, May 17th to
Joanne Tringale
jtringale@lexingtonma.org
Lexington High School

LHS Sports  
Home Games/Meets (May 4 - May 11) 

Friday, May 4
3:45pm GIRLS Varsity Lacrosse vs Burlington High School
3:45pm BOYS Varsity Tennis vs Wilmington High School
3:45pm BOYS Freshman Baseball vs Burlington High School
5:00pm GIRLS Junior Varsity Lacrosse vs Burlington High School

 

Monday, May 7

3:45pm GIRLS Varsity Tennis vs Winchester High School
3:45pm BOYS Varsity Baseball vs Wilmington High School

3:45pm BOYS Junior Varsity Baseball vs Wilmington High School

3:45pm GIRLS Varsity Softball vs Wilmington High School

3:45pm GIRLS Junior Varsity Softball vs Wilmington High School

 

Tuesday, May 8

3:45pm BOYS Varsity Track vs Reading Memorial High School

3:45pm GIRLS Varsity Track vs Reading Memorial High School

4:00pm BOYS Varsity Lacrosse vs Wilmington High School

4:00pm GIRLS Varsity Ultimate Frisbee vs Lincoln Sudbury  RHS

4:00pm BOYS Varsity Ultimate Frisbee vs Newton North High School

4:00pm BOYS Junior Varsity Ultimate Frisbee vs Newton North High School

4:00pm GIRLS Freshman Lacrosse vs Wellesley HS

4:00pm BOYS Junior Varsity Baseball vs Boston College High School

4:00pm BOYS Varsity Baseball vs Boston College High School

5:30pm BOYS Junior Varsity Lacrosse vs Wilmington High School

 

Wednesday, May 9

3:45pm BOYS Varsity Tennis vs Belmont High School

3:45pm GIRLS Junior Varsity Softball vs Winchester High School

3:45pm BOYS Freshman Baseball vs Winchester High School

 

Thursday, May 10

4:00pm BOYS Varsity Ultimate Frisbee vs Needham High School

4:00pm BOYS Junior Varsity Ultimate Frisbee vs Needham High School

 

Friday, May 11

3:45pm BOYS Junior Varsity Baseball vs Belmont High School

3:45pm GIRLS Junior Varsity Softball vs Belmont High School

**For dates and times of away athletics games/meets, please go to: http://lexingtonhighschoolma.bigteams.com

LHS Performing Arts 
Lexington High School Musical, Pippin
Date:  Friday-Saturday, May 4-5, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Lexington High School Auditorium, 251 Waltham St, Lexington, MA 02421
Tickets: $15 adults/ $10 students and senior citizens

Lexington High School is proud to present Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin as this year’s spring musical! 

There's magic to do when a prince learns the true meaning of glory, love and war in Stephen Schwartz's iconic and unforgettable musical masterpiece. With an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz, Pippin is the story of one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father, King Charlemagne the Great). In the end, though, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavors, but rather in the unextraordinary moments that happen every day.         
Each evening performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. All performances will be in the Donald J. Gillespie, Jr. Auditorium. 

Tickets may be purchased at the LHS Main Office, at Wales Copy shop, at the door prior to a performance, or in advance from any member of the cast, crew or orchestra.  Tickets may also be purchased online at https://www.brownpapertickets. com/event/3409646

Contact Information:  Drama Teacher Kate Bromley, Lexington Public Schools, kbromley@lexingtonma.org;  Director of Choruses Jason Iannuzzi,jiannuzzi@lexingtonma.org

COMMUNITY NEWS & EVENTS  
 

League of Women Voters Lexington First Friday: Compost - The Miracle Cure for Trash
It's so easy to put the trash out on collection day and forget about it, right?  Have you ever wondered what happens to the trash?  Typically, it ends up at an incinerator, which is costly and problematic for the environment and human health.  Now a large portion of our trash can be converted to compost.  Where is this happening locally and how is it accomplished?

Please join us on Friday, May 4, 2018 when our panelists, Diane Pursley, of the Lexington Public Schools Green Team, a representative from Black Earth Composting, a private compost pick-up service, and Robert Beaudoin, Director of Environmental Services for Lexington will present information about diverting food and other waste materials to compost, avoiding incineration fees, and saving valuable tax dollars.   Learn about what’s already happening in our schools, learn about Lexington’s new trash and recycling vendor and get more information on what you can do to help at this informative and interactive discussion.
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters' Lexington, Friday, May 4th, 2018, at 9:30AM, the forum will take place in the Cary Memorial Library Large Meeting Room.  

The Cary Memorial Library is at 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420.  Coffee will be available at 9:15AM, and the presentation will begin at 9:30AM.  For more information, contact the League at lwvlexington@gmail.com.

Cary Library After Dark: Bollywood Beats

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 7:00pm

 

Event Information: Cary Memorial Library Foundation and Indian Americans of Lexington (IAL) invite you to unwind and sway to the beats of Bollywood music on May 5th, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:30 pm. You'll be treated to a lineup of dance performances from different regions of India, from folk dance to hip hop to fusion. Bring your dancing feet, learn a move or two from professionals, and be part of the Bollywood mania. Other attractions include henna station and saree draping. Cash bar and Indian snacks will be served. This event is suitable for individuals, couples, and families with children over 5 years for a $10.00 per person ticket price. 

 

Tickets can be purchased at Cary Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. - Cary Library After Dark: Bollywood Beats on May 5, 2018

 

**Library and IAL is looking for High School volunteers for this event. Volunteers are not exempt from registration fee but will get community service. Please sign up at:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4dada72ea5fa7-volunteers. 

 

“Coming to America” - An evening of stories- Cary Lecture series

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 8 pm 

Cary Memorial Hall

 

America has always been a nation of immigrants, but how has the immigrant experience changed over the past fifty years? How can we as a community engage in honest and effective dialogue about the enrichment and estrangement inherent in living in a town with such a breadth of cultural backgrounds? Our panelists of Chinese, German, Indian, Iranian, Japanese, Korean, and Russian heritage will speak to their experience of assimilation, with the goal of showing the many commonalities across all cultures, and how we can learn from one another’s challenges and successes. Author Marjan Kamali will moderate the panel featuring area residents Sunny(Shailesh) Chandra, Tatyana Finkelstein, Larry Ho, Susie Lee-Snell, Heidi Singh, and Margie Yamamoto. Marjan Kamali- Moderator. 

 

Support Group for Parents, Caregivers, Family & Friends of LGBTQ Children

May 10, 2018, 7:00pm

Ongoing Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month, First Parish Church, 7 Harrington Rd. Lexington 

Contact Bob: lexingtonsupport@gbpflag.org

 

Support groups are safe and welcoming spaces to meet with other parents and caregivers who are also supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or nonbinary, and questioning (“LGBTQ”) children. The group is run by trained volunteers, most of whom are parents themselves, and is filled with people who can offer support, answer questions, and link you to resources. Whatever information you share will be confidential.  This group is for parents, friends, and family members of the LGBTQ community including parents of lesbian, gay & bisexual youth, as well as transgender, nonbinary & questioning youth. It's open to anyone who would like to attend and would like to give or offer support to people in their community. The majority of people who attend are parents of LGBTQ people.  No matter where you are with supporting your child, our support group is ready to welcome you.

 

HELPLINE (866) 427-3524 Greater Boston PFLAG also offers a helpline, staffed by trained volunteers, and our One to One Parent Program can arrange for you to meet with a volunteer if you prefer that, don’t want to wait until the next meeting or getting to meetings is difficult.

Sponsored by: Greater Boston PFLAG, Lexington Chapter.  For more information, contact lexingtonsupport@gbpflag.org

 

Teen Science Cafe: Mindful Matters

Saturday, May 12 6pm-8:30pm

MIT Museum Event:  An exciting event connecting local teens with MIT scientists and each other. MIT reserchers studying the brain share their mind-blowing findings. This is a free event for interested high school students only. Dinner included. 

The program is only for high school students (organized by high school students), includes dinner and open access to the galleries, including the new exhibitions "The Beautiful Brain". All high school students are welcome!

To register: http://mitmuseum.mit.edu/program/mindful-matters-teen-science-caf%C3%A9

 

Screening of National Geographic's Gender Revolution

May 15, 7-9pm (Doors open at 6:45pm)

Clarke Middle School

https://www.facebook.com/events/177497212907234/

 

Please join us for a screening of National Geographic's Gender Revolution, including a panel discussion moderated by Safe Schools, featuring LHS students and a family featured in the film.

Parents of children of all ages, middle & high school students, business/community leaders and anyone who wants to better understand gender identity are encouraged to attend.

 

12%    Millennials identify as transgender or nonbinary 

2.9%   Massachusetts high school students identify as transgender

3 yrs    Age at which gender awareness begins 

 

* How has our understanding of gender evolved? 

* How is gender different from romantic attraction?

* What is gender dysphoria and how is it treated?

* What do people of varying gender identities say? What do parents say? What do scientists say?

* How do I talk to my kids about all of this?

* How do our families, schools, and communities work together to be more welcoming and respectful of all people, including people of varying gender identities?

 

Critically acclaimed, Gender Revolution follows Katie Couric as she travels coast to coast to meet with the leading scientists and experts to answer questions about gender identity. She also speaks with ordinary people who find their bodies and lives on the front line of a rapidly changing world. This film examines roles of science, politics, and culture on gender, shedding light on the countless untold stories of struggle, understanding, ignorance, and love. Panel discussion following the film.

 

Sponsored by: School Health Advisory Council “SHAC”, LexPride, LHS GSA, PTA/O Presidents Council (PPC), Diamond PTA, Community Coalition-Mental Health Subcommittee and Greater Boston PFLAG      Contact Information: LexPrideMA@gmail.com

 

Community Service Opportunity for LHS Students
Community Nursery School is looking for High School Students interested in earning COMMUNITY SERVICE CREDIT this summer.  It is a fun and joyful way to earn your Community Service hours!

The Summer CNS Program is for preschool-age children and runs for seven weeks from June 25 - August 9. Volunteer intern hours are 8:30am-1:15pm, Monday through Thursday. Interns must commit to a minimum of one full week.  If you are interested, please contact our Community Coordinator, Stacy Chandler at schandler@cnslex.org or call 781-862-0741.
 

Lexington Symphony Presents: Community Music Festival & Music from the Movies
A fun, family-friendly celebration of cultural diversity and exceptional music!

Saturday, May 19th, 2018, Cary Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington

 

Community Music Festival

2:00 - 5:00pm

FREE family event featuring a diverse lineup of local performers throughout the afternoon & instrument petting zoo for kids!

Scheduled performances include: Boston Guzheng Ensemble (Chinese zithers), Eastern Rhythm Indian Dance Troupe, Real School of Music, Peter & the Wolf Lexington Symphony Quintet, Great Meadows Orchestra, Yamaha Music School Student Composers & Players and more!!

 

Music from the Movies: Broadway Goes to the Movies!

7:30pm

From the stage to the big screen, enjoy selections from legendary Tony award winners Richard Rodgers and Leonard Bernstein, as well as highlights from Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and many more! Featuring a special guest appearance by New World Chorale. 

 

Featuring Highlights from:

Andrew Lloyd Webber - Jesus Christ Superstar

Richard Rogers - The King and I

Frederick Loewe - My Fair Lady

Richard Rogers - Oklahoma

Mitch Leigh - Man of La Mancha

Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story

Howard Shore - Lord of the Rings

Claude-Michel Schönberg - Les Miserables

Andrew Lloyd Webber - Phantom of the Opera



LEXINGTON COMMUNITY EDUCATION 

SUMMER INTENSIVE SAT Prep
Pre-registration required for all classes, using a MasterCard or VISA, by contacting Lexington Community Education at 781 862 8043.

INTENSIVE SAT PREP
Prepare for the SAT Exams by reviewing the critical components of the test.  Classes will meet at Lexington High School.
Pre-registration required, using a MasterCard or VISA, by contacting Lexington Community Education at 781 862 8043. 
Required text:  The Official SAT Study Guide, published by the College Board in 2016. 
SAT Writing and Language + Essay - Instructor, Karen Mechem
        - meets 4 times
        - beginning July 2 and meeting July 2, 3, 5, 6
        - from 9:00am-12:00pm
        - $200
         - Required text:  The Official SAT Study Guide, published by the College Board  

SAT Reading - Instructor, Karen Mechem
        - meets 5 times
        - beginning July 9 and meeting July 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
        - from 9:00-11:30am
        - $200
        - Required text:  The Official SAT Study Guide, published by the College Board  

SAT Math - Instructor, Chris Doucette
        - meets 5 times
        - beginning July 23  and meeting July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27
        - from 9:00-11:30am
        - $200
        - Required text:  Barron's New SAT, 29th Edition

INTENSIVE COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING - Pre-registration required for all classes, using a MasterCard or VISA, by contacting Lexington Community Education at 781 862 8043. 

Calling all rising seniors! Don’t wait until fall college application deadlines approach and wonder what to create for your personal statement/essay!  Be prepared by spending only one week (half days) this summer learning the do's and dont’s of the essay.  You will receive help on all aspects of the essay from coming up with a topic to actually completing the essay. Join fellow rising seniors as popular College Application Essay Coach, Mindy Pollack-Fusi, teaches you insider tips and a foolproof technique on how to choose your essay topic. From there, you will draft your essay and receive feedback. You will work on polishing your essay and by the close of the week, you will have a completed essay that is concise yet creative and lively. This class will help you breakthrough your fear and frustration, guide you to the finish, and help you relax this fall when your essay is done! 

Course sections are identical: 
July 23 - July 27 from 10:00am - 1:00pm at Lexington High School
Class Meets 5 times
Class size limited to six
$500

OR

August 6 - 10      from 10:00am - 1:00pm at Lexington High School
Class Meets 5 times
Class size limited to six
$500

Foundational Chemistry - For Rising Juniors
Instructor:  Michael Horesh, LHS Chemistry and Earth Science Teacher
Pre-registration using a Lexplorations registration form is required.  The form can be downloaded on our website:  www.lexingtoncommunityed.org

This course is designed to assist high school Juniors entering all levels of chemistry with applying mathematical principles in the context of chemistry, and to equip them with skills and strategies to avoid common pitfalls. We will foster a strong foundation in applied algebra and principles of chemistry, as well as strong inquiry and problem-solving skills within the context of scientific understanding. Topics will include dimensional analysis, atomic structure, periodic trends, chemical bonding, formula writing and chemical naming, chemical equilibria, and stoichiometry. Classes include daily laboratory activities to complement instruction, techniques for data collection and analysis, and problem-solving activities based on experimental data. 
July 16-July 20 from 9:00am - 3:00pm at Lexington High School $295

FOR PARENTS: 
state Planning 101
onday, May 7
 from 7:00 -9:00pm
at Lexington High School

Cost:  $30/Seniors $25
Come learn the basics about wills and estate planning. We will discuss wills, durable powers of attorney, health care proxies, living wills, setting up trusts, how to appoint a guardian or conservator for minor children if needed in the future, and basic strategies for saving on estate taxes. The instructor, Rebecca O'Brien, Esq., is a  partner and co-founder of O'Brien Cavanagh Ivanova LLP.  
Pre-registration, using a MasterCard or VISA, required by contacting Lexington Community Education at 781 862 8043.
 

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