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Diversity in Lexington’s Schools: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Lexington’s 20th Annual CommUNITY Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy will be honored on Sunday, January 20th, from 1:30 to 4:00 PM with a special program highlighting and celebrating the history of diversity in the Lexington Public Schools (LPS). Participating will be Robert J. Harris, Assistant Superintendent of LPS Human Resources, as well a panel of current LPS educators: Melissa Buttaro, Lexington High School (LHS) Guidance Counselor; William Cole, former dean and current LHS teacher; and Ann Kim Tenhor, Instructional Technology Specialist in the elementary schools. Malik Alfred, LHS 2012 graduate, former METCO Scholar and currently a student at Dean College, will join the panel discussion to share his unique perspective on the issue of diversity in the Lexington Public Schools. The MLK Day program will also include musical selections presented by the Bowman Elementary School Chorus.
More About Cary Memorial Building
Named for Isaac Harris Cary, the Cary Memorial Building is located in Lexington Center between the town office building and the police station. The building is available for use by historic, educational, cultural or charitable groups and organizations. Within the building is Cary Hall, including a stage and auditorium with 780 seats and Estabrook Hall, with a small recital state and large lobby. Meeting rooms can be reserved by calling the number provided.