Principal

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Mr. Casey Calhoun

Assistant Principal

Phone: 803-821-3705

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Mr. Justin Cegelis

Justin Cegelis came to Lexington Middle School in 2020 after two years as Assistant Principal at River Bluff High School and ten years of service in Lexington School District Two. Prior to his time at River Bluff and Lexington School District 1, he spent four years at Airport High School as an Assistant Principal. He also taught health and physical education and coached football and baseball at Brookland-Cayce High School. 

He is married to Meghan Cegelis, who currently teaches Kindergarten at Meadow Glen Elementary School, and lives in the Lexington School District One community. He has three sons Aaron, Cole, and Landon (LT). 

Mr. Cegelis obtained his Bachelors of Science degree in Physical Education from the University of South Carolina. He also received his Masters in Educational Administration from the University of South Carolina. 

Mr. Cegelis enjoys cheering on the Gamecocks, Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Cleveland Browns! He also enjoys coaching little league baseball, playing golf, playing the piano, and going to the beach.

Assistant Principal

Phone: 803-821-3706

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Ms. Alex Pinto

Alex Pinto comes to Lexington Middle School as a new assistant principal after teaching 7th grade math and science at Busbee Creative Arts Academy in Lexington Two and 6th grade math in Richland Two. She was Lexington Two’s 2020-2021 District Teacher of the Year and she is passionate about creating equitable opportunities for students to engage in authentic learning experiences. 

Ms. Pinto earned her Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education from Winthrop University and her Educational Administration master’s degree from the University of South Carolina. Her desire to teach began in 1st grade where she distinctly remembers having a lightbulb moment while learning to tell time. She loves seeing young adults find their voice and passion as they progress through middle school.

Ms. Pinto enjoys traveling around the world, cheering for the Gamecocks, and spending quality time with her family and friends. She has four younger siblings
(including a sister starting middle school this year!), a black lab mix named Cooper, and a love of chocolate, coffee, and sushi.