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Landmark News and Events

Social thinking buying movie tickets
Posted on Monday, December 20, 2021
Landango Elementary Movie Event Each year Landmark's Elementary School Social Thinking classes hold an event to showcase and practice their social skills. This year they hosted the Landango Elementary Movie Event, riffing off the Fandango movie ticketing platform, to practice social skills in a movie-like setting. Prior to the event, the elementary students were able to vote for a movie agreed upon by their classmates and make a phone reservation for their movie tickets. They actually... Read More
students in photo booth landmark school
Posted on Monday, December 13, 2021
A seasonable chill was in the air for the Second Annual Winter Fest at the Elementary•Middle School. Students were treated to decadent hot chocolate, garnished with chocolate chips, marshmallows, and whipped cream, as well as warm corn dogs and French fries. An assortment of hands-on, winter-themed activities kept students and faculty engaged and entertained. Activities included a photo booth, freeze dance, snowpeople and mini-sled making, basketball shooting contest, corn hole, and more!... Read More
Posted on Friday, November 19, 2021
The week before the Thanksgiving break at Landmark's High School is a time of both stress and celebration. Students and teachers are often counting the minutes until they can put their books and computers aside and enjoy some free time with family and friends. Our crack SAGE Dining team once again did not disappoint by offering an abundant and scrumptious Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings. Later that evening the vibe shifted from festive dining hall to spirited night club as the lights... Read More
Posted on Friday, November 19, 2021
Nineteen Vikings were selected as all stars for the fall athletic season. Two, Nik Guthrie '22 and Max Ash '23, were named Eastern Independent League (EIL) most valuable player and  Boston Globe All Scholastics. Nik earned the honors for cross country and Max for golf. Twelve of the athletes are members of the boys and girls cross country teams. See a full list of honorees. Landmark is a member of the EIL for boys and the Independent Girls Conference (IGC). Athletic teams in the EIL and the... Read More
landmark students at american sign language presentation
Posted on Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Summer O. '23 and Kaitlin R. '23 delivered an interactive presentation to faculty in November about American Sign Language (ASL). Both are students in Rachel Fidrych's ASL II class. They explained that learning ASL is a matter of inclusivity, as signing helps to bridge the gap between the hearing and deaf worlds. Summer described herself as a kinesthetic and visual learner and said that ASL is a natural fit for a student with dyslexia. They shared signs for common words, such as "hello," "... Read More
Kids on monkey bars wearing red for Dyslexia Awareness Month
Posted on Tuesday, November 2, 2021
On Friday, October 29, 2021, Mrs. Andrew organized an EMS campus-wide “dress-down and wear red” day to observe October’s Dyslexia Awareness month. Mrs. Andrew and other members of the Massachusetts Decoding Dyslexia group lobbied Governor Charlie Baker, requesting him to declare October as Dyslexia Awareness Month to increase public awareness and improve the outcomes of students with dyslexia in the state's schools.  Their efforts were realized in 2013, when the governor issued an official... Read More
ally day landmark school
Posted on Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Each year, Landmark High School's Genders and Sexualities Alliance (GSA) sponsors Solidarity Day (formerly Ally Day) and encourages community members to reflect on their values and actions, commit to end racism, harassment and bullying, and support their peers, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and race. The GSA encouraged the community to reflect on the following pledge: I believe that all students, regardless of race, sexual orientation or gender... Read More
Testing the Coffee Bridge
Posted on Monday, November 1, 2021
Several times a year the Landmark Math Department hosts Math Day, when every math class comes together to explore thematic, hands-on, mathematical concepts—usually with some level of competition involved. On Friday, October 29, 2021, Math Day focused around a favorite topic: coffee. Landmark High School Math Department Head, Adam Craig, shared the three goals for this math day. three Goals for Math Day: 1. Help students consider a "real-life" overlap between math and coffee through... Read More
EMS Halloween
Posted on Monday, November 1, 2021
The courtyard at Landmark Elementary•Middle School was transformed into Halloween Central on Friday, October 29. At the after-school Monster Bash, elementary students donned creative costumes and danced to spooky tunes spun by our own Mrs. Flannery. A panda, with some serious moves, led a conga line that grew longer with each lap around the courtyard. Students showed an impressive familiarity with classic rock songs, jumping to "Y.C.M.A" and ending the afternoon singing in unison to the fan... Read More
Posted on Monday, October 25, 2021
During Saturday schools in September and October, students volunteered at Windrush Farm, a horse farm in North Andover that specializes in using horseback riding to help people recovering from accidents or who were born with a disability improve their balance, mobility, and confidence. One group of students cleaned the paddock area and another cleared weeds, planted a tree in a memorial garden, stacked wood, and painted horse obstacles.  


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