On Saturday, June 2, 2018, 64 seniors graduated from Landmark School. The energy in the Alice Ansara Athletic Center was palpable as the soon-to-be graduates were ushered in by two bag pipe players and preceded by members of the high school faculty and the school's Board of Trustees. "This is one of the best days of the year for me. Today is a day to reap the rewards of hard work, persistence, and grit. 100% of our seniors were accepted to college and they are all going off to do... Read More
For the second consecutive year, the Elementary•Middle School participated in the Sandy Hook Promise, Start With Hello initiative. This week-long, free program is designed to raise awareness and prevent the impact of social isolation. According to Sandy Hook Promise, students who feel isolated can become victims of bullying, violence, and depression. Start With Hello helps organizations, especially schools, foster greater inclusion and acceptance.
Sandy Hook Promise sponsors a Student... Read More
The Landmark Boys Varsity Track and Field team prevailed at the 2018 Eastern Independent League (EIL) Championships at Marianapolis Prep in Thompson, Conn., on May 12, placing first ahead of Portsmouth Abbey, Pingree, Concord, and Bancroft. Landmark scored 159 points and Portsmouth Abbey finished a distant second with 139 points.
The phenomenal win is a testament to the team's dedication, focus, work ethic, and committed coaching staff led by Tom O'Riordan. He's assisted by Christina Scanlon... Read More
There was a surprise waiting for Robb Genetelli, High School Dean of Students, when he made his annual pilgrimage to the Small Boarding School Association (SBSA) conference in March. He didn’t expect to hear his name announced as the recipient of its highest honor, the Michele Gorman Award, conferred upon a person who has made an outstanding contribution for the benefit and advancement of small boarding schools.
Praised for His Passion
The namesake of the award, Michele Gorman, is alive and... Read More
Posted by Michael Fitzemeyer '18 on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
On April 30, 2018 the EMS meeting room was full of 8th grade students eager to know what life Landmark's high school would be like as they move on at the end of this year. Landmark's high school Student Advocates effectively answered every question that each 8th grade student asked.
Students met in small groups with the Advocates and posed a range of questions from “How is the food?” to “How hard is the homework?” One 8th grade student asked “How is making friends at the high school?” An... Read More
A rainy start to the annual EMS Day didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of students as they participated in a series of community-building, workshops, and service activities.
Students learned about the homeless population in Beverly's Ellis Square area and prepared bagged lunches for them, which included a home-made sandwich, fresh fruit, bottled water, chips, and a granola bar. Other students braved the elements to lay the groundwork for a pollinator wild flower garden to encourage and protect local... Read More
On Thursday, April 26th, the Landmark High School observed the Day of Silence 2018. We are one of thousands of schools all over the country who participate. The purpose behind it is to acknowledge the silencing many people feel by not being able to express themselves as individuals. The movement is run nationally by GLSEN and is designed to help us honor the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) people who have been silenced by those who do not or have not accepted them.... Read More
On Saturday, May 5th from 8 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Landmark High School, 429 Hale Street, Prides Crossing, in Beverly, MA, will host an Electronics Recycling Collection for the community. The public is welcome to bring used and unwanted electronics to Landmark to be properly disposed.
Acceptable electronics include: air conditioners, all phones, computers, computer batteries and chargers, TVs, printers, modems, answering machines, pagers, keyboards, telephones, fans, toasters, anything with a plug... Read More
Landmark High School celebrated its Fifth International Day on Wednesday, April 18. The program included presentations, panels, and slideshows in the Black Box Theater by members of the International Group and faculty. Each year, the group selects a theme, and for 2017–2018 the group chose "Privilege" as its theme. The word means different things to different people and carries with it a range of emotion and responsibility.
Members of the audience were asked to give examples of words they... Read More
On Friday, April 13, just before the EMS students departed for their April break, they hosted a very special guest. Julissa visited from Guatemala, where she is currently the Volunteer Coordinator at Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH), which means "Our little brothers and sisters." She does her job with pleasure and the expertise that comes from knowing the ins and outs of the organization. This is because Julissa arrived at the home that NPH runs in Guatemala when she was just 9 years old. ... Read More