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  • Incoming Freshmen Presentation Slides

    Please click the headline to view the presentation from Monday, February 26, 2018 by Principal Stephens and Association Principal Murray.

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  • AP Contacts and Information/Payment Reminder

    The deadline to pay the $96.00 per test ​fee for AP test(s) is Tuesday, February 27th at 12:00 AM. ​• Please make the payment on time as this is how we order each student’s AP test. Parents of AP students were sent an email to pay the fee in MCC. This is an optional test and if your student is NOT taking an AP test then do not pay the fee. It is not a required fee, unless your student is testing.​ Please click the headline for more information.

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  • AP Exam Request for Student not enrolled in AP course

    This form is a request to register to take an AP exam for a class in which you are currently NOT enrolled at LHS. Please fill out this form for EACH AP exam you would like to take. Once this form is completed, your name will be added to the MCC registry and an email registration will be sent to the email provided below. Since some of the exams require computers, registrations may be stopped if capacity is reached. Note: Once this form is completed parents will be billed in MCC and receive an email to pay. Please click the headline to fill out the request.

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  • AP BILLING UPDATE

    There was an error with AP payment. We are working to resolve this as quickly as possible. We will be communicating through our listserv and the LHS Website. Additionally, we communicated through Blackboard yesterday afternoon. Please click the headline for more information.

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  • Scholarship Information

    It is not too early for LHS seniors and their parents to start looking and applying for scholarships! Scholarship information for national, regional, local, and some specific colleges are posted in Naviance. Click the headline for more information.

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  • Homegoing Author Speaking at LHS-February 27, 2018

    I am very happy to announce a special event that will be occurring at LHS in the Auditorium on February 27, 2018. We invite you to join us for a night with author Yaa Gyasi, whose novel Homegoing was named 2016’s Notable Book by The New York Times and “Debut Novel of the Year” by National Public Radio. Click the headline for more information.

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  • JUNIOR SEMINARS

    JUNIOR SEMINARS WILL BEGIN THE WEEK OF JANUARY 29th THROUGH THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 26th. Please check your 3rd quarter schedule in Aspen for your seminar block. Please note the time seminar starts as your lunch times may change as well as your room location. Please see your counselor if you are not scheduled for a junior seminar. Please remember attendance is expected at all four seminar sessions.

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  • February Vacation Student Police Program

    The Lexington Police Department will be hosting a one week police program over February break to introduce high school students to the many facets of Law Enforcement and public safety. Click the headline for the detailed flyer.

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  • New LPS Homework Policy

    Click the headline for more information.

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  • Full and Equal Access for all LPS Students to all Programs and Services.

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Welcome

  • Welcome to LHS
     
    About Lexington and LHS:Lexington, Massachusetts is a residential suburb of Boston with a population of 31,000. Located twelve miles northwest of Boston, the town is home to numerous high-technology industries and commercial establishments. 93% of eligible children (about 6,000) attend six elementary schools, two middle schools and Lexington High School.

    LHS is a dynamic learning community with almost 2,000 students and a staff of over 200. It provides a challenging academic environment with a full range of college preparatory courses and a 40 hour community service requirement for all students. Numerous extracurricular activities and interscholastic sports round out the program.

    Our mission:  Lexington High School is a learning community committed to developing well-educated, healthy, engaged students in a respectful, safe, supportive environment. We encourage the effort and imagination necessary to acquire knowledge and develop academic habits of mind. We maintain our high expectations with a challenging and varied curriculum, inspired by curiosity, enriched by clubs and activities. At the same time we emphasize the need to reduce unhealthy stress and unproductive competition in pursuit of balanced lives. We honor diversity and individual achievement; we promote collaboration and community service. Together we strive to model behavior that will help make our campus a microcosm of the world we hope to create.

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