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By Varsha Thatte | LEF Student Ambassador
The future has arrived at Estabrook Elementary School!! Thanks to the Lexington Education Foundation (LEF), elementary-age students now have the opportunity to learn engineering concepts through hands-on instruction in robotics.
The Community Coalition invites everyone to gather at Grace Chapel on March 9th to continue work on the three goals identified by the 80+ participants who attended the October 7th Kick-Off:
LHS Peer Leaders Spread Hope, Health, and Strength
Lexington Youth and Family Services (LYFS) Sponsors Sources of Strength Program
By Bea Mah Holland, EdD, MSW and Logan Wells, LHS Student and LYFS Youth Board Member and SOS Peer Leader
SOS, a preventive program with proven results, increases teens’ connections with adults, builds resilience, and develops protective factors called Sources of Strength for navigating adolescence and life.
By Ryan Leung
Over the summer of 2015, Lexington High School Freshman World History teacher Kristin Strobel attended the World History Association Annual Conference, thanks to a generous grant from the Lexington Education Foundation.
With support from the Indian Americans of Lexington, Merck & Shire Entering its 45th Anniversary Year the METCO (METropolitan COuncil for Educational Opportunity) College Scholarship Fund of Lexington (MCSFL) is proud to announce generous support from several community-based organizations. The MCSFL awards scholarships to Lexington High School graduates who are enrolled in METCO, a state-funded […]
By Shawn M. McGivern, LMHC
With more than 100 theories of creativity in disciplines ranging from neuroscience to psychology, economics, and philosophy, it can be dizzying to land on the best way to invoke, evoke and sustain our children’s innate creative drive.
By Jim Shaw
ELEVEN YEARS IN LEXINGTON & A NEW CHEF
As a community, Lexington continues to evolve on many fronts. From real estate development and our public schools, to local government and commerce, the complexion of Lexington is changing. There has been a great deal of discussion lately about the business mix in Lexington Center.
By Digney Fignus
“Know what’s under your feet.” It’s the familiar mantra of Mary Gillespie, the driving force and Chair of the Committee for the long-running Lexington Remembers television series. One of the staples of LexMedia’s local programming, the show documents an oral history of the Lexington community.
Twenty years ago, then Selectmen Dan Fenn, proposed that a Fund be established in Lexington to act a a resource for the Human Services Department to help individuals and families experiencing temporary hardship. It is called The Fund for Lexington.