Lexington Elementary School’s 5th Grade Career Fair
The Fifth Grade students of Lexington Elementary held their Career Fair on Thursday, May 12, 2011. All Fifth Grade students were divided into small groups. Each group researched a career and presented the career to the First and Second Grade students. The career presentations provided the following information: job description, education and earnings. One member from each group dressed in specific career attire. These are the careers that were presented: Anthropologist, Automotive Painter, Enlisted Member of the Armed Forces, Pediatrician, Sports Instructor, Brew Master, Explosives Specialist, Security System Technician, Stenographer, Animal Trainer, Blacksmith, Heavy Equipment Operator, Potter, Anesthesiologist, Crime Scene Investigator, Park Warden/Ranger and Psychiatrist.
Career exploration at Lexington Elementary encompasses all grade levels. PreK students learn about careers through a library of career videos. Kindergarten students participate in the Career Parade. First and Second Grade students attend the 5th Grade Career Fair. Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade students attend Career Presentations provided by Parents and Community Members. Fifth Grade students take a leadership role by presenting at the Career Fair.