Dozens of students, faculty, and staff participated in Ally Day at the High School on October 11. Student and faculty members of the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) handed out "safe space stickers" and encouraged community members to sign the Ally Pledge, which states:
I believe that all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression deserve to feel safe and supported. That means I pledge to:
Not use anti-LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) language or slurs... Read More
When one thinks about the atmosphere at Landmark School, "community" and "collaboration" are among the first words that come to mind. Both were on full display at the High School campus during Leonardo Day, a school-wide multi-disciplinary event held on October 4.
Teachers and students participated in more than 20 hands-on activities throughout the day that celebrated, reflected on, and mirrored the life and work of Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci. Da Vinci, the definitive Renaissance man... Read More
Front: Julia B, Nathaniel S, Catherine F, McKenzie B
Back: Elijah A, Dylan T, Rose W, Solenn M (missing: Abby Cournoyer)In late September at the Elementary•Middle School 25 students ran for positions as school leaders through the Student Council. Students prepared and delivered speeches to their schoolmates and were rewarded with thunderous applause and an overwhelming response. Spirits were high and the mood friendly and collegial. The decision was unanimous—ALL students running deserved the... Read More
The boys cross country program has been selected to move from NEPSTA's Division 4 to Division 3. Since 2014, the boys cross country team has amassed a record of 25–5 in the Eastern Independent League (EIL), with two EIL Championship seasons (2014 and 2017). Over that same period, the team has produced eight EIL All-League athletes and has been a top three team four years running. In this amazing stretch, the team has also won two Division 4 NEPSTA Championships and seen 12 athletes selected as... Read More
More than a dozen Landmark High School students volunteered at the 15th Annual Vettes to Vets Day on September 30 to support veterans at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, Mass.
The task was different than in years past. Instead of working directly with the veterans, students processed thousands of donated items for the hospital before they were loaded onto the truck for delivery. Landmark Chaplain Bill Ferguson and teacher Danielle Phillips joined the students on... Read More
During the week of September 24–28, Landmark Elementary•Middle School students and faculty are participating in Start With Hello Week, part of the Sandy Hook Promise organization’s initiative to decrease social isolation and promote inclusion. It’s an event-packed week, with students engaging in a variety of activities that foster a sense of connectedness and display kindness and empathy.
At EMS, Start With Hello week focuses on building an inclusive community that decreases social isolation... Read More
Nevada Fahey ‘21 won the first Unsung Hero Award of the school year. On Friday, September 21, she was honored by her academic advisor, Kathy MacMannis, for her "kind heart and for showing what true friendship means." Nevada provided friendship and support to a Landmark friend who underwent a serious operation over the summer. Nevada kept in touch with her peer all summer, taught her how to play Fortnite, and helped her transition back to school in the fall. While Nevada was caring for her... Read More
The rain held off for our annual Elementary•Middle School Annual Family Barbeque on Tuesday, September 11. Students and their parents and guardians joined by faculty members and friends, gathered in the courtyard and throughout the buildings and campus to welcome in the 2018-2019 school year. Classrooms were open, families and teachers had a chance to get to know one another, shoppers enjoyed a Landmark pop up store well-stocked with school swag, and everyone enjoyed a delicious BBQ meal thanks... Read More
The results are in! Landmark students voted to elect Student Council officers on September 13. Gillian Garvey won the race for president, Joseph Membrino secured the vice president slot, and Ethan Kerr will serve as treasurer.
Candidates bravely delivered speeches in Ansara on September 12, outlining their platform and explaining what makes them the strongest candidate for the job.
Gillian highlighted her leadership experienced and proposed a project to reduce food waste at Landmark.
"I... Read More
Landmark students are off and running! We welcomed 477 students to both of our campuses and are eager to begin our 48th year.
Last week, day and residential students returned, parents met with Academic Advisors and other key staff members, and everyone engaged in ice-breaking activities that got them reacquainted and quickly brought new students into the fold.
The high school orientation program for day students included an interactive concert by Boston singer Casey McQuillen,... Read More