LHS Academics Spotlight: Middle School Competition Season Begins

Thanksgiving break offers a false sense of security every year. In the midst of chaos, students and teachers are given one week off to relax, but then return to school and experience a mad dash until Christmas. Parents, check up on your students… and their teachers too! Lexington Middle School’s Middle School One Act Play production this year is “These […]

Milburn, Conner, Rodgers Going to State; Huddleston Headed to Nationals

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we have a lot to be thankful for at Lexington High School. I mentioned in my article last time that this week would be very eventful for our students, and I’m pleased to report that they lived up to expectations. We kicked off the week in Florence at the UIL Congressional Debate region meet. Our […]

McDade Student Played with Baylor Marching Band

McDade Trumpeter, Mark Hobbs, played with the Baylor Golden Wave Marching Band as they took on TCU Horned Frogs last Saturday. During the game, Mark got the full college band experience, including getting to meet with the band four hours before kick-off for a practice, playing in the stands during the game, and even getting to share a meal with […]

The Weeks Ahead

I struggled a lot to decide what to write in this article – not because we are directionless at the moment, but because we are being pulled in so many directions at once! I thought it would be best to explain the weeks ahead; what our students are working on and where they will be competing later this week and […]

Cub Scout Wolf Den Raise the Flag

Pictured at the left are two images of the Cub Scout Wolf Den for Pack 142 raising the flag at a recent Eagles Varsity football game. The den is made up of 1st and 2nd graders. Den Leader Brian Ashabranner and Asst Den Leader Brian Hattersley provide guidance and support to their members. The older scouts in Pack 142 also […]

Eberz Tries Something New

Genevieve Eberz likes to eat raw tomatoes. Not like in salad, but as if it were an apple. I did not know this was a thing that people enjoyed. Any time I make fun of her for it, students respond by saying, “Well, tomatoes are technically fruit – would you make fun of someone for eating an orange, Mr. Church?” […]

Spotlight on LHS Academics Huddleston Recognized by UIL

Speech Team Competes at Hays

Connor Huddleston was one of only four students chosen to perform prose and poetry at the UIL Student Activities Conference this weekend at the University of Texas in Austin. The speech and debate team joined him at the conference, which is intended to give both beginner and advanced students an opportunity to learn more about different academic, theater, and speech […]

Spotlight on LHS Academics Fall Show Hits the Stage November 5th and 6th

The Lexington High School Theatre Department is proud to present The Beggar’s Opera by John Gay, adapted by Charles Jeffries and Jerry Knight, to the public on Saturday November 5th at 7:00 pm and Sunday November 6th at 2:00 in the LISD MEC. The show follows the swashbuckling story of Macheath (Connor Huddleston), a criminal manipulator that leaves a wake […]

LHS Academics Spotlight: Building Student Confidence

Moments after opening the UIL Showcase last week with a performance of her prose pieces for the new year, sophomore Jacquelynn DeShazo walked off the stage with a strange look on her face. I asked her how she thought the performance went, and she told me, “I think it went well, but it wasn’t perfect. Don’t ever make me go […]

Spotlight on LHS Academics

Arts and Entertainment Technology

Bright and early on a Monday morning, a small group of dedicated students are hard at work creating pixel art for their video game level design project. One group, composed of Louise Woodward, Caleb Huddleston, Abi Schneider, and Jaycen Meurer, have divided their tasks for the day. Jaycen is sending out a user research survey; Louise is working on pixel […]

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