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What a fabulous celebration our 100th day of school was! It's exciting to see just how much our students & teachers have accomplished in those 100 days! We can't wait to see what everyone will still accomplish! The PTO "Wonka" movie night was a great success, with over 100 folks attending and enjoying fun, food, & a great movie! Thank you PAWSitively Amazing PTO

Join us in continuing to celebrate Black History Month! This year's theme is "African Americans and the Arts," which includes visual arts, music, dance, media art, theater, and more. Be sure to check out all of the amazing artwork Ms. Ballard is leading our students to create. our students to create! They read the book “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me” by Maya Angelou,and created art in the style of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Then, to see more, visit the February 2024 page of the Equity for All SMCPS Website.

February also brings lots of ways to celebrate our PAWSitively Amazing students! Our 2nd Quarter Recognition Assemblies are on Wednesday, February 14th, with K-2 celebration at 9:00 and 3-5 at 2:00. Join us to celebrate & honor the students of Panda Nation!!🐼❤

Peace & Panda Love to all!🐼❤

Mrs. Schou, Principal

Mr. Engel-Cope, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Melissa Bean, Academic Dean

"Peace can not be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding."

-Albert Einstein


To help you navigate all the new elements of the school year and keep you informed about upcoming programs & events, we will communicate information frequently and in several ways. They are listed below for your reference.

  • Weekly Phone/Email & Schoology Message: At 6:00 on Sunday you will receive a phone message & email from us sharing information about the upcoming week.
  • Class DoJo: Very soon your child’s teacher will invite you to join Class DoJo. We use this platform because it is secure/members only and allows us to share a wide variety of information with you. Please join our DoJo family!
  • Our LPES Website and Twitter feed: The LPES website has a wide variety of information for you and is updated regularly. We love to share all the wonderful things our students & teachers are doing, so we tweet just about every day. Follow us on Twitter @lpes_smcps
  • Technology Needs: if you are new to the school or need a device from SMCPS please complete the survey here.

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Lexington Park

About Our School

Lexington Park Elementary is one of five Title I schools in St. Mary's County Public Schools and serves a diverse population of over 500 students. We believe that every child can learn and perform at the highest academic levels when surrounded by caring and supportive adults in a safe and supportive environment that provides them with a variety of rich experiences and equitable supports.We are committed to making sure that external factors will not derail our students' quest to reach their fullest potential.

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