Local Affiliations

 

  • Lexington Youth Basketball Tryouts LYBA is excited to begin a new season! We will have ratings nights for girls & boys in grades 4 through 8. Click for more  »

Register: https://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Restrictions.asp?RegID=149112&org=lexhoops.com
Dates: 9/25, 9/26, 9/27


  • Voter Registration Drive  The League of Women Voters is holding a voter registration drive at Cary Library on Sept 26, from 2:30 to 6PM, to commemorate National Voter Registration Day.
    Click for more »

When: Sept 26, 2:30pm to 6:00pm
Where: Cary Memorial Library
Contact: Eileen Zalisk (zalisk@aol.com, or 617-285-0383)


  • League of Women Voters Lexington Annual Meeting – Featuring Carol Rose, Executive Director of the ACLU of Massachusetts. Click for more »

When: Tues., Sept  26. 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Where: Lexington Community Center


  • Minuteman High School has announced the return of its innovative afterschool program for area middle school students. Minuteman’s Career Pathways Afterschool Program is an opportunity for sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students to explore a host of career pathways through project-based learning. Click for more »

When: October 3rd, 2017
Registration: https://register.asapconnected.com/courses.aspx?coursegroupid=29226


  • Monthly Welcome Coffees: You are invited! Lexington’s Community Coalition – Youth Initiative will be hosting monthly welcome coffees for families who are new to town. Click for more »

Date: Wednesday October 18
November Welcome Coffee:  Wednesday November 15
Times: Morning option 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Evening option 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Lexington’s Community Center – 39 Marrett Road
Where: Central Registration Office, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM or Lexington Community Center, 7:00 PM– 8:30 PM


  • Diwali Mela Indian Americans of Lexington (IAL) is celebrating its 2017 Diwali Mela on October 21st at Lexington High School. Diwali (also “Deepavali”) — the festival of lights — is one of biggest the festivals in India and is truly pan-Indian. Click for more »

When : 21st October 2017 3:00 – 9:00 PM
Where : Lexington High School , Lexington , MA
Link to buy the tickets : Tickets2IALDiwaliMela20 17


  • LEF Trivia Bee: Presenting the 22nd Annual TRIVIA BEE! Lexington Education Foundation’s Trivia Bee is a fun Lexington tradition in which three-person teams compete to answer trivia questions about history, sports, popular culture, science, arts/literature and current events. Click for more »

When: Thursday, November 9, 7pm
Where: Lexington High School Auditorium
Learn more and register: LexEdFoundation.org/ trivia-bee


  • This December, Lexington voters will be asked to approve funding for the construction of three capital projects:

– Maria​ ​Hastings​ ​Elementary​ ​School
– Lexington​ ​Children’s​ ​Place​ ​(Pre-K)
– Fire​ ​Station​ ​Headquarters

These vital facilities are all operating in substandard buildings that are too small to handle the current and future needs of Lexington. Investing in these projects will improve the education system and public safety for all of Lexington. Greater detail about the needs and scope of each project are included in this attachment .


  • Lexington Singapore School is offering Singapore Math Free Trial Classes for Grades 6 to 8. Small class size and customized curriculum. Please join us for a free trial or call 781-530-0384 to find out more. Thank you.

To request for free trial: http://lexingtonsingapo reschool.com/free-trial-lesson/


  • Boston Tutoring Services, LLC Boston Tutoring Services, LLC. is a private in-home tutoring company that provides one-on-one instruction for K-12 students throughout Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. Click for more »

Contact: (781) 248-4558
BostonTutoringServices@gmail.com
http://BostonTutoringServices. com


  • Korean Organization of Lexington
    Building relationships and strengthening the community. Click for more »

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Lexington Youth Basketball Tryouts LYBA is excited to begin a new season! We will have ratings nights for girls & boys in grades 4 through 8. Please note, your child must attend BOTH ratings nights unless otherwise noted. All tryouts will be held at Lexington High School and check in will take place outside the gym, starting 30 minutes before the rating session.

Register online here: https://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Restrictions.asp?RegID=149112&org=lexhoops.com

 All 4th Grade Players: Wednesday, 9/27 Grade 4 Girls: 6-8pm Grade 4 Boys: 6-8pm Grades 5th-8th GIRLS: Tuesday, 9/26 and Monday, 10/2 Grade 5: 6:30-7:45pm Grade 6: 6:30-7:45pm Grade 7: 7:45-9:00pm Grade 8: 7:45-9:00pm Grades 5th-8th BOYS: Monday, 9/25 and Tuesday, 10/3 Grade 5: 7-8:15 pm Grade 6: 7-8:15 pm Grade 7: 8:15-9:30 pm Grade 8: 8:15-9:30 pm

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Voter Registration Drive
Cary Library, Sept 26, 2:30pm to 6pm

The League of Women Voters is holding a voter registration drive at Cary Library on Sept 26, from 2:30 to 6PM, to commemorate National Voter Registration Day. The library is located at 1874 Mass Ave, Lexington.  People will be able to register immediately with the help of trained volunteers. There will also be information about online registration and an online portal where folks can check their voting status.

Everyone is welcome, especially new residents, new citizens, and 16-year-olds, who are allowed under Massachusetts law to pre-register and then vote when they are 18.  For more information, please contact me or Eileen Zalisk (zalisk@aol.com, or 617-285-0383)

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League of Women Voters Lexington Annual Meeting – Featuring Carol Rose, Executive Director of the ACLU of Massachusetts
Tues., Sept  26.  Lexington Community Center, 7 to 8:45pm

The Lexington League of Women Voters is thrilled to present Carol Rose, Executive Director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, and a Lexington resident, as the guest speaker at the LWV Lexington’s Annual Meeting, Tuesday, September 26, 2017. The event will take place at the Lexington Community Center Dining Room, 39 Marrett Road, Lexington.  Business meeting will be from 7:00-7:30 PM followed by Carol’s remarks.  The meeting will adjourn at 8:45 PM.  Coffee and light refreshments will be served.  All League forums are free and open to the public.

Carol Rose is executive director of the ACLU of Massachusetts. A lawyer and journalist, Carol has spent her career advocating for human rights and civil liberties both in the United States and abroad, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Japan, Sri Lanka, Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, Northern Ireland, and Vietnam. Prior to assuming her position at the helm of the ACLU of Massachusetts in January 2003, she worked as an attorney at the Boston law firm of Hill & Barlow, where she specialized in First Amendment and media law, intellectual property, civil rights, and international human rights law. She clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Patti Saris. She holds degrees from Stanford University, the London School of Economics, and Harvard Law School.

For more information, email lwvlexington@gmail.com.

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Minuteman High School has announced the return of its innovative afterschool program for area middle school students. Minuteman’s Career Pathways Afterschool Program is an opportunity for sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students to explore a host of career pathways through project-based learning.

The fall 2017 session will kick off on October 3. Registration is now open. According to school officials, students can explore 19 different career pathways through a variety of interesting projects:

-Build a Steam Powered Putt-Putt Boat: an environmental science and technology experience
-Create an Android App: A programming and web development experience
-CSI Bioquest: a biotechnology experience
-Digital Photography: a design and visual communications experience
-Ecology & Sustainability: an environmental science and technology experience
-Electrical Enlightenment: an electrical pathway experience
-Fun with Food: a culinary arts and hospitality experience
-How Engines Work: an automotive technology experience
-Intro to Graphic Design: a design and visual communications experience
-Invent and Engineer: a robotics, engineering, and automation experience
-Manufacturing Engineering: a metal fabrication and manufacturing engineering experience
-The Celebrity Look: a cosmetology experience
-The Happiness in Healthcare: a health assisting experience,
-The Importance of Plumbing: a plumbing and heating experience
-The Language of JAVA: a programming and web development experience
-American Red Cross Babysitting Course: an early education and teaching experience
-Basic Plant Science: a horticulture and landscape technology experience
-Build a Shed: a carpentry and construction experience

The sessions will be taught by Minuteman faculty at Minuteman High School in Lexington. There will be two, four-day sessions running from 4:15-6:15 p.m. Session A will run October 3, 5, 10 and 12. Session B will run October 17, 19, 24 and 26.

Minuteman will provide free busing from each middle school within its 10-town district. A bus schedule of pick-up/drop-off locations and times will be available soon.

Students must register for the program and will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. The cost is $100 per student per session. To see a complete list of course titles or to register for one or both sessions, please visit the Minuteman website at https://register. asapconnected.com/courses. aspx?coursegroupid=29226

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Monthly Welcome Coffees: You are invited!

These informal gatherings help provide an overview of the town, school, and community services available.  Bring your questions, and meet some friendly people!  Get to know more about the community-service groups in town, including:  ABCL, CAAL, IAL, IFAA, KOLex, LHRC, LICA, LNC, LPC, SEPAC & SEPTA

The purpose of Lexington’s Community Coalition is to support a welcoming community that values wellness, inclusivity, respect, empathy, responsibility, compassion, community, kindness, and peace.

The Lexington Community Coalition includes town and school departments, individual volunteers, and community organizations who collaborate to align resources to support youth (and their families).

Specifically, we are working together to:
Reduce alcohol & substance use
Decrease atmosphere of competition
Support mental health for youth & families
At each Welcome Coffee our co-hosts facilitate the gathering and help provide information.  If we can’t answer a question, we will help find someone who can!

Questions?
Contact:  Lana (lanaandpeter@gmail.com); Mona (monamidroy@gmail.com); Peter (ppjkd@yahoo.com); Jessie (jess@shininghours.com)

Learn more on Facebook: Lexington Community Coalition – Youth Initiative

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Diwali Mela

Indian Americans of Lexington (IAL) is celebrating its 2017 Diwali Mela on October 21st at Lexington High School. Diwali (also “Deepavali”) — the festival of lights — is one of biggest the festivals in India and is truly pan-Indian.This year, to enhance the festivities and add additional attendees, we have increased our capacity. The Diwali Mela includes a variety of cultural programs by kids and adults, activities for kids and mouthwatering Indian street food.

When : 21st October 2017 3:00 – 9:00 PM
Where : Lexington High School , Lexington , MA
Link to buy the tickets below: Tickets2IALDiwaliMela20 17

Event details are as follows:

Entry tickets for the IAL Diwali Mela are priced at $15 per person for anyone 6 years and older, kids 5 years and under do not require entry tickets for this event.
Food is available for purchase at the event (Cash Only)– food includes Indian cuisine catered by “One World Cuisine”  and Pizza for kids

Fun activities for kids.
We look forward to having a fun filled Diwali celebration with you and your family.

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LEF Trivia Bee: Presenting the 22nd Annual TRIVIA BEE!

Thursday, November 9, 7pm
Lexington High School Auditorium
Learn more and register: LexEdFoundation.org/ trivia-bee

Lexington Education Foundation’s Trivia Bee is a fun Lexington tradition in which three-person teams compete to answer trivia questions about history, sports, popular culture, science, arts/literature and current events.

Get in on the fun:
Take on the trivia challenge with your own team. Put together a 3-member team with a unique name.
Sponsor a team of teachers, staff or LHS students. School teams from all 9 schools need sponsors.
Come and cheer on your school’s teams! Watch host, Jeff Leonard quiz “swarms” of teams and see which team will be named the 2017 “Masters of Trivia!”
Register, sponsor or learn more at LexEdFoundation.org/trivia- bee

Lexington Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that brings the community together to support the Lexington Public Schools in fostering innovation in teaching and learning to provide our children a world-class education.

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Boston Tutoring Services, LLC
(781) 248-4558
BostonTutoringServices@gmail.com
http://BostonTutoringServices. com

Boston Tutoring Services, LLC. is a private in-home tutoring company that provides one-on-one instruction for K-12 students throughout Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. Established in 2010, Boston Tutoring Services has provided personalized instruction for over 1,000 students. Our experienced staff of over 60 tutors and admissions coaches are largely Massachusetts Certified Teachers with Master’s Degrees or higher. Boston Tutoring Services offers test preparation for the ISEE, SSAT, ACT, SAT, Boston Latin Exam, and High School Placement Test. Boston Tutoring Services offers Academic Subject Tutoring and MCAS

Preparation in English, Math, Science, Social Studies and Foreign Languages. For students applying to private school or college, Boston Tutoring Services offers Admission Consulting Services, including Essay Coaching and Interview Coaching.

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Korean Organization of Lexington (KOLex) – Building relationships and strengthening the community
The Korean Organization of Lexington, KOLex, is created as a resource for Korean residents and for the town of Lexington. As a group we will work to support each other and work together with local officials and town members to help create a town that can further benefit from its local Korean residents.

코렉스는 렉싱턴타운과 이곳에 거주하는 한국인을 위한 도움처로 생성되었습니다.
우리는 렉싱턴에 거주하는 한국인모임으로서 서로 돕고 협력하며 타운공무원 및 주민들과 함께 더나은 렉싱턴을 만들어가겠습니다.
Please use the link below to join our email group.
아래의 링크를 사용하여 우리의 이메일 그룹에 가입하세요.

kolex-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Co-Founders
Susie Lee-Snell – susieleesnell@gmail.com & April Daciuk – aprildaciuk@gmail.com

Please see below for the liaison at each school:
Bowman Elementary School – Eun Chung, choon1988@gmail.com
Bridge Elementary School – Kristine Park, min1683@gmail.com
Estabrook Elementary School – MinJung Kim, jung3483@gmail.com & Youn gsun Kim, marykim0915@gmail.com
Fiske Elementary School – BoKyung Shin, prettybbo@gmail.com
Harrington Elementary School – Susie Lee-Snell,                 susieleesnell@gmail.com
Hastings Elementary School – JungSoon Park, jungsoon.park@gmail.com
Clarke Middle School – Seon Lee, seonhyungju@yahoo.com
Diamond Middle School – April Daciuk, aprildaciuk@gmail.com
Lexington High School – SongYi Kim, kizschool@gmail.com