With Lexington schools in session, LHS students begin tothink about their choices in extra-curricular activities – what to pick, whereto devote their boundless energy, and who they want to do these activitieswith. EdCAAL (Education Subcommittee of CAAL) is fortunate enough to haveCatherine Wang, a LHS graduate and a Stanford rising sophomore, to give a talkabout her high school experience in pursuing the DOE’s (Dept. of Energy) NationalScience Bowl as well as USABO (USA Biology Olympiad). The Saturday afternoonevent was in high demand with tickets sold out in a few days. More than 100parents and kids attended the seminar. The event also raised $2000 fromadmission fees and sponsorships, in which $500 will go to the LHS Science BowlTeam, and $1500 to the USABO. Read the Post Event Report by Sherry Zhu.
A list of questions were collected from Lexington residents by lex-wiki.org for the 15th Middlesex district election for the MA State House. The district comprises Lexington and two wards of Woburn. The primary date is Tue, Sept 4 and the general election is Tue, Nov 6 2018. Here are the responses from each candidate.
Lexington Education Foundation is a community-based nonprofit, volunteer-run organization that raises financial support from families and business in Lexington to fund exceptional educational activities that address the Lexington Public Schools’ priorities but fall outside the scope of the LPS budget. Since 1989, LEF has awarded more than $4.8 million for activities designed to enrich learning and strengthen the achievement of every student in every Lexington Pubic School.
The Community Endowment of Lexington supports programs and services that help make life healthier and more enjoyable for all members of the community in the areas of health and human services, arts and culture, the environment, and community building. It encourages grant applications from nonprofit organizations and public agencies that bring innovative thinking to big issues and small ones.
Town Manager Carl Valente has announced his plans to retire in August 2018. The Board of Selectmen have appointed a Town Manager Search Screening Committee and have retained the services of Municipal Resources, Inc. (MRI) to assist them in the search for Lexington’s new Town Manager. MRI specializes in recruitment of municipal executives and will be guiding the Committee through this process.
One of the early steps is the development of an ideal candidate profile. The Lexington Community is invited to come to a meeting to learn more about the Town Manager Search process and provide your input on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm in the Main Floor Living Room of the Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington. (please note: this meeting IS at the Cary Memorial Library near the Battle Green NOT at the Cary Memorial Building next to the Town Office Building)
At the meeting, the Recruitment Team from MRI will explain the search process and timeline and will also be seeking public input from the Community regarding the qualifications and attributes to be possessed by the ideal candidate for appointment as Lexington’s next Town Manager.
Should you be unable to attend this meeting you can submit confidential input to the MRI recruitment team at the following e-mail address which has been created for this recruitment: firstname.lastname@example.org
时间：周六，六月九日2 pm-5 pm
地点：Diamond 初中餐厅，99 Hancock Street (从Sedge Road 进入)
莱克星敦印协，在华协 (CAAL), 日协(JPLex), 和Temple Isaiah 精神健康委员会的支持下，将于六月九日第三次举办年度升学与职业分享会：”通向成功之路不止一条：自我激励的方法”。
另请关注：莱镇华协(CAAL) 将于九月份用中文举办有关教育，学校沟通和升学的讨论会，欢迎大家届时参加。 更多信息将稍后分享。谢谢
CAAL among the 132 named community organizations in the Asian American community, science fields and government watchdog groups, are urging the U.S. Department of Commerce to:
- Comply with the Merit Systems Protection Board (“MSPB”)’s decision and immediately allow Ms. Chen to go back to work and contribute her talents to our nation.
- Request DOC Inspector General to conduct a full investigation into the handling of Ms. Chen’s case for possible racial bias, abuse of power, violation of due process, and lack of efficiency.