New Lexington Elementary School

2550 Panther Drive, New Lexington, OH. 43764 P 740-342-2556 | F 740-342-6062
P.O. Box 173, Junction City, OH. 43748 P 740-343-0680 | F 740-343-0683

2017 Cancer 5K Run/ Walk

The 2017 edition of the New Lexington Elementary
5K run/ Walk will be held Friday, May 19th at 9:30.
Everyone is welcome to come and walk with us.
If you would like to donate bottles of water,
fruit or energy bars, please call the school
at 342-2556.
We look forward to seeing you on the 19th.

Meet the Buckeyes!


First Grade Community Night

1st Grade Community Night

Hundreds of parents and students,
or maybe more,
came to New Lex Elementary,
through the front door!
They came to see Seuss, 
They ate snacks and drank juice,
The bingo was fun,
The crafts second to none.
They saw some Sneetches,
lying on beaches.
But nobody can beat, 
the people that teach us!
Excellent job First Grade Team
Mrs. Simpson, Mrs. Solomon, Mrs. Spafford
Mrs. Owen & Mr. Bevis

Preschool and Kindergarten Registration

Career Day a HUGE Success!

Ronald McDonald Gets Active at NLE!

A Letter from Mr. Grant

As principal of New Lexington Elementary School, it is my pleasure to
welcome everyone back to another great school year. We are all excited to
have students back in our classroom and hallways. It is our mission to help
every child feel welcomed, connected, and a part of our school family.
Additionally, we strive to challenge each student to grow in his or her
academic abilities and to be career or college ready as they enter middle
school. At New Lexington Elementary, we have great teachers and staff
who care about our students and go above and beyond in making sure that
they meet the needs of our students.
We hope that you will find our website helpful and informative. We hope
you will get involved in our parental involvement activities and P.T.O. I am
honored to serve as the principal of New Lexington Elementary School. It is
truly a privilege to be a part of a community of parents, teachers and
students that care for each other and strive to build positive relationships that
support academic and social growth. Please feel free to contact me at 740-
342-2556 or email me at [email protected]
Let’s make it another great year at New Lexington Elementary!
“We are here to care, share, and learn every day.”

Pirate Community Night

New Lexington Elementary Teacher Honored

Tammy Cook

Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center (MVESC) honored 17 exemplary educators from school districts in Coshocton, Hocking, Morgan, Muskingum and Perry counties during the 2016 MVESC Administrators opening day celebration.

The educators’ nominations came from their home districts and were based on the following criteria:

• Demands high expectations for all students;

• Is a role model for his/her students;

• Represents the school district/community in a positive and supportive manner;

• Demonstrates a commitment to the teaching profession by participating in professional development that improves practice, collaborating with peers and providing leadership at the district and building level.

Honored was; Tammy Cook, who teaches at the New Lexington Elementary. Attending with Cook was Principal Greg Grant and Superintendent Casey Coffey.

Community Night at New Lex Elementary

A Busy First Week, 2016-17!

First Day of School 2016-17

Collaboration Dates for Staff:

2 Hour Early Out for Students

        September 2-September 16- September 30
         October 14-October 28
         November 11
         December 2-December 16
         January 13-January 27
         February 10-February 24
         March 10-March 24
         April 7 -April 21
         May 5- May 19

Safety Letter

Schedule for 2016- 2017

2016–2017 Building Start and End Times

            Bus Drop and Pick up Times (Regular School Day)
            Drop Off- 8:50 am
            Start Time- 9:00 am
            End Time- 3:45 pm
            Depart @ 3:50 pm

Collaboration Schedule on every other Friday (Teacher PD)

2 Hour Early Out

             Bus Drop and Pick up Times (Regular School Day)
            Drop Off- 8:50 am
            Start Time- 9:00 am
            End Time- 1:45 pm
            Depart @ 1:50 pm


   Our school theme will be
        Super Heroes this year!    

Community Wellness Trail Dedication

With a touch up here and there, the Community Wellness Trail was rechristened Sept. 8 at the New Lexington City Schools campus.

Dedicated to the memory of special needs teacher Mike Buscemi, the trail rededication was a joint effort of New Lex Schools and Perry County Board of DD. “We like to think outside the box,” said DD Board President Kevin Yuchasz. “This is an effort to help people (involved with DD) transition to everyday activities.”

The track, which begins near the front entrance to the Elementary school and weaves through the campus, was graded and widened with inclines lowered to allow for better wheelchair accessibility.

“Everyone in the community is encouraged to participate on the trail,” said school district nurse Molly Dupler. “When thinking of this trail I think of Mike, he encouraged all of our kids to participate in physical fitness. I can imagine him bringing his group here.”

Buscemi was an adaptive physical education teacher at New Lexington, “He had a special connection with his students and they felt special,” said New Lexington Elementary Physical Education teacher Dani Lamonica. “He took their physical disability and made it a strength.”

Buscemi’s parents, wife and daughter were on hand at the unveiling of the new track, along with teachers, school officials and students, who opened the track with a walk in his honor.

“What better way to get the community, students and staff involved in physical fitness?” Dupler asked. “I consider this trail a trail of the heart, and Mike’s heart will be remembered here every day.”

Afterschool Program:



First day of school

Tue Aug 22 2017

Labor Day

Mon Sep 4 2017

Teacher In-Service

Mon Oct 9 2017

Teacher In-Service

Tue Nov 7 2017

Thanksgiving Break

Wed Nov 22 2017
to Mon Nov 27 2017

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