by Isabella Combs, communications and marketing intern
From November 8–10, 2018, the Performing Arts Center’s stage was graced with The Red Velvet Cake War. Presented by the Landmark Drama Department under the direction of Nate Effinger and Technical Director Andy Knox, the play was a hit among actors and audience members alike.
This play was the first to have a selected cast, which resulted into a group of hardworking and passionate performers that put on an entertaining, enjoyable, and... Read More
By the Numbers
Hundreds of parents and guardians descended on the High School and Elementary•Middle School campuses for fall Parents' Days. Take a look at these facts and stats about the event-packed days.
October 18 and 19
Number of visitors who attended: 510
Number of conferences: 2,529Sporting events: Boys varsity soccer, girls varsity soccer, varsity golf, varsity volleyball, JV volleyballArt events: Performing Arts Parents' Day ShowcaseReception at Headmaster Bob Broudo's... Read More
Landmark students juggle many responsibilities each day: school, homework, sports, arts, community service, and often long commutes. Each year, 10 seniors add another time-consuming commitment to their schedules that requires travel, public speaking, and sharing personal stories. That role is being a Student Advocate.
The Advocates, led by faculty members Jason Mansfield, Dan Ahearn, and Ashley Hubacz, deliver presentations to graduate and undergraduate education students at local colleges and... Read More
On November 4, 77 bleary-eyed teenagers and eight teachers woke at dawn and made their way to the cafeteria for some early morning grub: cereal, bagels, and coffee—sustenance to fuel them for a day of volunteering at the Massachusetts Special Olympics State Soccer Tournament at the Governor's Academy in Byfield. The students were assigned a particular team, and they spent the day with that team, cheering them on during games, getting lunches for them, and hanging out with them between games.... Read More
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA), organizations with long histories of serving individuals with LD, have partnered to combat misperceptions that lead to stigmatization and unfulfilled potential in individuals with learning disabilities. Through their collaboration, the groups will build awareness about the nature of learning disabilities and highlight the urgent need for early identification, appropriate remediation, and... Read More
Rocco, an eighth grader at Landmark Elementary•Middle School, was selected as Artsonia's Artist of the Week for grades 7 through 9. Rocco earned a $50 gift certificate and Landmark's digital arts classroom will receive a $100 gift certificate to Dick Blick Art Supplies. Rocco's digital mandala received a total of 800 votes!
The Artist of the Week program, sponsored by Blick Art Materials, is a weekly contest that showcases art from students in four grade categories: PreK–3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-... Read More
Like true Vikings, the Landmark community braved the wet weather to celebrate a great Homecoming day on October 13, 2018!
More than 200 runners ran, walked, and sloshed through the scenic 5K.
Participants cuddled rabbits, chickens, and pigs at the petting zoo, while the brave enjoyed pony rides. One over zealous goat tried to join the runners in the 5K!
Carnival treats were enjoyed by all. It's never too early to indulge in cotton candy!
More than 60 alumni and faculty... Read More
Landmark School is pleased to celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Month for the second year running. October has been designated by several organizations, including the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), as a time to focus efforts on raising awareness of this common and often-overlooked learning disability.
Decoding Dyslexia, Made by Dyslexia, and many others are joining forces with us to get the word out, build momentum, and elevate the conversation about what parents, educators, and... Read More
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