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Landmark News and Events

Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021
The season opener for the boys varsity baseball team was one for the record books. Senior captain Stephen Bangs hurled a 21 strikeout no-hitter against Beaver Country Day School. "Stephen is probably the best pitcher in the EIL [Eastern Independent League]," said coach Chris Murphy. "His hard work and love of the game has been evident since his freshman year. He dominates the strike zone and the opposing hitters." Offensively, Landmark bats were on fire, and the team banged out nine hits,... Read More
julia bottarelli charcoal self portrait
Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2021
Three Landmark High School students earned awards at the 27th Annual Sixth Congressional District Art Competition. Julia Bottarelli '23 placed third for her charcoal on paper. Gaby Matte-Roy '24 and Jenna Rucker '22 both earned honorable mention, Matte-Roy for her charcoal pet portrait and Rucker for digital photography.  Montserrat College of Art hosted the virtual ceremony and Congressman Seth Moulton announced the winners. Award winners and honorable mention recipients received varying... Read More
Hannah T. tends goals for Landmark School
Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021
Like most schools, Landmark paused its athletic and other extracurricular programming when the COVID-19 pandemic shut our world down in March of 2020. As we all know, students and teachers shifted to a remote model, reengineering everything from the most complex programs to mundane tasks—always maintaining focus on the primary objective of delivering academic content. All the while, educators were well aware that students were in need of more enriching experiences that could not be delivered... Read More
Perseverance rover on Mars, 2021
Posted on Monday, April 5, 2021
On April 1, Alessandra Babuscia, telecommunication engineer in the Flight Communications Section at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), delivered a virtual presentation to the Elementary•Middle School (EMS) community about her involvement with NASA's $2 billion Mars Perseverance Mission. The presentation, offered to the elementary and middle school students in two separate sessions, described Dr. Babuscia's work on the most recent mission to Mars. She shared video footage taken from the... Read More
COVID and Me Art Contest, Landmark School
Posted on Friday, April 2, 2021
This winter, in place of the annual Winter Photo Contest, Landmark School participated in a contest sponsored by the World Awareness Children's Museum in New York state called COVID-19 and Me: Changes in My World. "It was a truly different year and and we wanted to give our students an outlet to express their feelings about the pandemic and how it was affecting them. The jury and I were so impressed with the quality of the work. Selecting just one piece on each campus was challenging," said... Read More
COVID and Me Art Contest, Landmark School
Posted on Friday, April 2, 2021
This winter, in place of the annual Winter Photo Contest, Landmark School participated in a contest sponsored by the World Awareness Children's Museum in New York state called COVID-19 and Me: Changes in My World. "It was a truly different year and and we wanted to give our students an outlet to express their feelings about the pandemic and how it was affecting them. The jury and I were so impressed with the quality of the work. Selecting just one piece on each campus was challenging," said... Read More
Citizen's Bee winners 2021
Posted on Monday, March 8, 2021
In February 2021, Landmark High School students held a virtual Citizen's Bee. The Citizen's Bee is a long-standing tradition at Landmark High School. It is a friendly trivia match to challenge students on content they have been learning throughout the year or in current events. Championship Round a Nail-Biter All social studies classes participated in the Citizen's Bee virtually. The final round came down to Mr. Murphy's 5th period Economics class and Mr. Ahearn's 2nd period Law class. This... Read More
cover of what lane
Posted on Friday, March 5, 2021
Middle School Academic Advisor Debbie Chandler started a book club for students this winter. The club is reading Torrey Maldonado's What Lane?, a coming-of-age story about a boy of mixed race. Topics include race, prejudice, racism, and white allyship. Members of the club meet after reading several chapters of the book. About 30 faculty members have volunteered to record themselves reading a chapter of the book so students can listen to the book if they choose. The Black Lives Matter movement... Read More
students in Mozambique donning new uniforms sponsored by Landmark School
Posted on Tuesday, March 2, 2021
What started out four years ago as a spring break trip to share professional development with schools and educators in Mozambique, has blossomed into a cross-cultural partnership that has touched hundreds of teachers and their many students. In 2017, a group of five Landmark teachers went to Mozambique to share what they knew about teaching best practices with educators there. The trip was organized by former high school faculty member, Cassie Larson, whose family founded and runs the Sunshine... Read More
jake lunder landmark school scholastic art award gold key torus cage
Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021
Landmark High School students won a total of 11 awards at the regional level of the 2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Awards included one Gold Key, two Silver Key, and eight Honorable Mentions. (See below for a full list.) Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, students had less time to work on their projects, and some had to work fully remote, with fewer resources. As a result, the art department submitted fewer works for consideration than in a typical year. "We usually choose a good deal... Read More

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