Gift Ideas for Middle Schoolers

November 20, 2017

Parents, looking for some gift ideas for your middle-schooler?  There are always items you personally know your child would like, but then there's that surprise gift that could possibly make their day.  Or do you just need to see a few suggestions to get your mind ... Read More

American Red Cross Blood Drive

November 14, 2017

Lexington Middle School is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive through the Future Blood Donor program. This program will introduce our students to the importance of blood donation and will help ensure hospital patients receiv... Read More

Growth Mindset Research Project

November 13, 2017

The 6 th graders on the National team are doing a little research on leaders and change-makers in our world that have (or had) a growth mindset. Growth mindset is the belief that intelligence and abilities can grow and develop with time and effort. Our researc... Read More

Tower Problem

November 9, 2017

Sixth grade Science students met their first “Tower Problem” challenge.  Tower Problem gives them the opportunity to:*demonstrate that students already do think like scientists!*develop group problem-solving skills through use of manipulatives.*practice obse... Read More

Pumpkin Catapult, A STEM Activity

November 9, 2017

October 31st , 6th grade math students built and competed in launching candy corn pumpkins from a catapult. This is a STEM activity that teaches students to problem solve. Students worked with a partner and were given instructions, 6 rubber bands, a spoon, 9 craft sticks and... Read More