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Communication

Lexington Link
This is the school newsletter emailed home almost every Wednesday. If you change your email address it is important to inform the office. It is written by the school principal and includes information about school programs and philosophy, about upcoming events, important dates, and other pertinent information. Our IB Coordinator also includes information twice a month about IB events happening around the school.
 
Buzz Book and School Handbook
This is the Lexington Handbook and directory combined into one volume. Copies are available with your membership in the Home and School Club or for a nominal fee in the office. The School Handbook is available separately for no charge. The Buzz Book contains valuable information for parents and provides names, addresses, and phone numbers of the children. Your cooperation as parents is requested in making sure this information is not misused. In addition, we request that all party invitations and social plans be made by mail or phone - not at school.
 
Los Gatos School District Information
The Superintendent will send out bulletins to parents about district information as issues arise during the school year. The Los Gatos School Board meetings are held on the second Monday of each month. Parents are invited to attend. District meetings are held at the District Office behind Fisher Middle School. Board agendas are posted on the school bulletin board prior to the meetings. For more information, go to the Los Gatos School District Website.
 
Phone Messages
Emergency messages from parents to pupils at school will be handled promptly at any time. Routine plans for the day should be made known to the child before he/she leaves for school. This will assist the office and will eliminate classroom interruptions. The office phone is a business phone and students are not given permission to use it for making social plans. Those should be arranged between parents and students the night before.
 
Complaints
We expect things to run smoothly. However, considering the large number of people involved in a community school situation, this is not always the case. Problems are best resolved through an open communication process and the Board of Trustees has an adopted policy for handling such situations. Basically, the policy is to talk with the person involved before contacting a higher level. You are encouraged to contact the teacher, principal or appropriate staff member when the need arises.