Introduction to Information Technology

January 31, 2018

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Mr. Burson's Honors Physics Class

January 31, 2018

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Algebra 2 Classroom Check-ins and Checkups

January 31, 2018

We are working hard at mastering some big ideas involving “Rational Functions, Expressions and Equations” in the Algebra 2 classes at Lexington High School.  The key to understanding any subject is found in the struggle.  Thankfully, we have the opport... Read More

LHS Pride of the Minutemen Band

January 30, 2018

Currently, the band is in the process of breaking up into two ensembles, concert band and wind ensemble.  Along with this, the Jazz Band is in full swing with rehearsals.  This year the jazz band is comprised of two ensembles; a full ensemble of roughly 35 kids as ... Read More

Building their computer, one component at a time!

January 30, 2018

Students in Mr. Patocka's Computer Programming 1 and 2 classes will have a hands-on opportunity to disassemble and then re-assemble a PC tower-style computer.  While students learn how to execute this procedure, they will document with instructions and photographs the p... Read More

Have you considered teaching?

January 30, 2018

Each year Lexington High School graduates a number of students who plan on going into the teaching field. The subjects they choose to study range from early childhood, to math, science and history, but in the past 10 years we are not aware of anyone that has considered skill... Read More

Destination Graduation Team 6 Awarded Top Honors

January 29, 2018

            Lexington High School recently held it’s 2017-2018 Fall Semester “Destination:  Graduation” Academic Pep Rally celebrating student achievement in various areas including extra-curricular participation, per... Read More

Overcoming Obstacles

January 29, 2018

       In 1989 my family immigrated to the United States of America. I was five years old. My parents, siblings, and I were born in a small rural community in northern Chihuahua, Mexico. As a child, I remember my mother’s daily struggles to survive ... Read More

Leaders of Industry

January 26, 2018

The freshmen American History class has been studying the Industrial Revolution. One part of this unit is learning who the important leaders of this era were. Cornelius Vanderbilt, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, J.P. Morgan and Henry Ford are names synonymous wit... Read More

Sophomores and Careers

January 26, 2018

Dr. Suess – “You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” Sounds like a good segue into talking about making career choices.   Our sophomores are starting research papers on careers in which ... Read More

Lexington Boys Soccer Program Annual Taco Feed

January 23, 2018

       The Lexington Boys soccer team has just completed its annual Taco Feed at the Lexington vs. Cozad Basketball game on Thursday, January 18, 2018. This was another year of success for the fundraiser which uses the profits to pay for jerseys, practice... Read More

Wrestling Coaches of the Year

January 22, 2018

Congratulations to LHS Head Wrestling Coach Karl Degenhardt and Assistant Coach Mark Burson on being named the 2017 Wrestling Coaches of the Year by the Western Nebraska Wrestling Officials Association. The WNWOA emphasized that Karl and Mark consistently exemplify and model... Read More

Preparing for the ACT®

January 19, 2018

The countdown to ACT testing has begun!  In ACT Prep Math class about 50 juniors are hard at work preparing for this college placement exam.  According to, “The ACT® test is the nation’s most popular college entrance exam accepted and va... Read More

English 1 Reading and Writing about To Kill a Mockingbird

January 15, 2018

English 1 and English 1-Honors students recently read the classic American novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. To Kill a Mockingbird is a story narrated by a funny, curious young girl growing up in the 1930’s.  However, it also deals with serious issues suc... Read More

Counseling Office News

January 11, 2018

February is “registration” month in the counseling office. Students will get a chance to sit down with their counselors one on one and visit about what classes they would like to take next year.  This is such an important chance to visit about colleges, care... Read More

America’s Involvement in the Cold War

January 10, 2018

In American History II class, we are currently discussing the events around the world that would cause the United States to enter the Cold War.  In this unit of study, we will describe the political ideas of the United States and the Soviet Union, thus explaining what r... Read More

LHS Clothing and Design

January 10, 2018

In Clothing and Design students will experience redesigning a large, oversized second hand t-shirt into a wearable garment.  Students will sketch out their designs on portfolio sheets while looking for inspirations on social media.  With the aid of dress forms the ... Read More

LHS Yearbook

January 9, 2018

     The start of a new year brings a time of reflection. The yearbook is currently ahead of its average pace this could be because students attended the Nebraska High School Press Associations Summer Workshop.  Nine of the students attended the three-day... Read More

Ancient Civilizations

January 9, 2018

The CBI room visited ancient civilizations in our last unit.  We learned where the wheel, paper, theaters, and plumbing originated from and how they all got started.  We made Mayan hot chocolate from a recipe that went with our unit.  It was very good and we e... Read More

Biology with Ms. Allnutt

January 9, 2018

In biology, we have been learning about genetics and starting this semester off with a bang we completed two quick labs. First we learned about how blood types are determined and how important it is to receive the correct type in a transfusion. Students then tested fake bloo... Read More

Strength and Conditioning Update

January 5, 2018

A new semester is underway which means some new faces in the weight room.  New lifters are working hard to learn the ropes while veteran lifters are acting as great role models in demonstrating technique.  Each Thursday is designed as "Knowledge-Classroom Days" to ... Read More

Letters about Literature

January 5, 2018

The sophomores in Ms. Chesley’s English 2 Honors classes participated in the Letters about Literature program, a national reflective reading and writing contest for students grades 4-12.  Sponsored by the Library of Congress’s Center for the Book, the contes... Read More

Minutemen and Minutemaids

January 4, 2018

Thank you for stopping by and reading about what is happening in our classroom.  This week serves as the jumping off point of teaching a new group in the Sociology of the Family sections I teach.  I am looking very forward to interacting with some old faces in retu... Read More