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The Jr. High track meet at Ridgeview for tomorrow has been canceled.  
 
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Special Olympics
Congratulations to Jacob Taylor!  Jacob competed in the Special Olympics in Champaign on April 12th.  He earned 3rd place in his division in Bocce Ball at this meet.  He will be competing again in the Special Olympic Spring Games on Sunday May 3rd at Normal West.  If you are intersted in attending, please contact Miss Newbold at tnewbold@lexington.k12.il.us

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Student Artwork 
Rachel Anderson's artwork has been selected by an online clothing distributor that supports independent artists to be featured on one of their t-shirts! The artist gets a portion of the sales and Rachel plans to use some of her funds for our Paris trip this summer!  Check it out and pick one up!  http://www.misterdressup.com/products/rachel-anderson

Spring Volleyball Clinic
Lexington Volleyball will be holding a Spring Volleyball Clinic May 18th - May 21st for all interested girls ages 2nd-7th grade.  Please return the Lexington Volleyball Spring Clinic form to Coach Julie Strating at the school by Monday, May 4th.


Final Exam Exemptions

We are no longer doing finals exam exemptions based on attendance and behavior. Students may be exempted from a class final if:
1) They have a C average in the class up to the date of the final.
2) They have permission of the teacher who is giving the final.
The office will not be publishing a list of exempt students.

End of the Year Dates
JH/HS End of the Year Dates

Senior Photos
Senior Parents: we need photos for the yearbook! For each senior, we need a baby, child, and senior portrait. Any group photos can also be included. Send to school or email to: ppeacock@lexington.k12.il.us. Print photos can be scanned and returned on the same day.
The Senior Cap and Gown picture will be taken on Wednesday April 29th at 7:45 am.  All Seniors will need to be dressed for the picture at that time.


5th Annual Lexington "Volley-a-thon"
The Lexington High School volleyball team is sponsoring an evening of volleyball as a fundraiser to support the program.  Each LHS player will be the captain of a team of adults (must be at least 18 years of age and/or a high school graduate) and these teams will be compete in a tournament.  The volley-a-thon will be held on Friday, May 29th 2015 at 6:00pm in both gyms at the school.  The cost is $30 per player.  If you would like to participate, please fill out Volley-a-thon form and return it along with your money to your team captain or Coach Strating at the school (100 E. Wall St, Lexington, IL  61753)

Minuteman Spirit Awards

The first annual Minutemen Spirit Awards will be held at the Community Center on Sunday April 26th at 5:00 pm.  Come out for a fun evening and show that Purple Pride! The guest speaker for the evening will be former Lexington High School Principal, current Lexington School Board Member and forever a Lexington Minutemen, Mike Hawkins. Enjoy a delicious meal catered by Bernardi’s Restaurant, and show your support for Lexington Athletics and Extra Curricular Activities.  We will be awarding the first ever  Richie Freed Fan of the Year Award along with two other awards. The Minutemen Service Award will be given to a member of the community that goes above and beyond by volunteering their time to provide services to our school or athletic programs. The Minutemen Spirit Award which will be given to a Senior that shows school spirit in everything they do and encourages others to do the same.  Tickets for the event are $15 and can be picked up at the Lexington Grade School and High School offices or by contacting the following Booster Club Members: Jamie Farrell 309-532-3855Andrea Hoggins 309-825-8290Lisa Castleman 309-242-5472Shelly Devore 309-242-1830

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The Lexington School District is located in and around a small rural community situated along Interstate #55 north of the twin cities of Bloomington and Normal. The city of Lexington has a population of approximately 2100 people. The school district is a unit district that encompasses 83 square miles around and including the city of Lexington. Most of the land use is agricultural with a portion used for public or commercial business. Approximately 540 students in grades PreK-12 are housed at one campus located in Lexington. The district employs 46 full time teachers and 3 administrators. District program initiatives include an outstanding Pre-school “At-Risk” program and excellent integration of technology into the curriculum beginning in Kindergarten. High school students are able to supplement their course work with Heartland Community College courses offered during the school day on our campus. District Low-Income population is approximately 18% of student enrollment. The student attendance rate is over 95% in the district.