Putting your napkin on your lap, eating politely, making conversation, not speaking out of turn... these are just a few of the rules that our elementary students learn through our Social Awareness program, part of a social pragmatics curriculum initiated by Speech-Language Pathologist Wendy Ellis and Academic Advisor Beth Mahoney and supported by the entire community.
One of the central events of this program is the annual Social Stars Luncheon where groups of students dine alongside EMS... Read More
The Landmark High School Girls’ Varsity Basketball team hosted the Fourth Annual Coaches vs. Cancer game on Friday, February 22, at the Ansara Center. The event raised more than $4,000 for the American Cancer Society. All funds will go directly to the American Cancer Society, which works to prevent cancer, save lives, and reduce cancer-related suffering.
The evening began with the Boys Varsity Basketball win over Covenant Christian Academy (CCA), followed by a silent auction, bake and t-shirt... Read More
In February, six Landmark wrestlers qualified to compete in the 72nd Annual New England Independent School Wrestling Association (NEISWA) Championships at Greens Farms Academy in Wesport, Conn. George Athanasiadis '21, Isaiah and Josiah Castellucci, '19, '21, Ethan Kerr '21, John Simpson '20, and Rudy Wurlitzer '22 all performed admirably and represented themselves and Landmark with class and great sportsmanship.
Isaiah took sixth and Josiah fifth in their respective weigh classes, and both... Read More
On February 21, Landmark students joined hundreds of schools around the world in celebrating International Mother Language Day, participating in events to showcase the many languages spoken on campus.
UNESCO has named 2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages in an effort to preserve languages in danger of extinction and to allow indigenous populations to be educated in their mother tongue (40% of the world population still does not have access to education in their native language).
Students and... Read More
Landmark High School students won a total of 30 awards at the regional level of the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Five students won the Gold Key Award, five the Silver Key, and 13 students earned a total of 20 Honorable Mentions. (See below for a full list.)
"This year students from all classes and media were recognized with Scholastic Art Awards, including Foundations, Photography, Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Design, Printmaking, and Portfolio. This also means that each of our five... Read More
For Valentine's Day, a group of Landmark High School students visited the Veteran's Hospital in Bedford to participate in their Recognition Day—a day when special attention is given to the elderly veterans living or being treated at the hospital. Students made Valentine's Day cards for the veterans and also gave them balloons. Students met the New England Patriots’ mascot and a few Patriots cheerleaders. As always, our young people did a fantastic job!
Dozens of Landmark High School students competed in the annual science fair and displayed their ambitious projects for judges and observers on February 14.
Some students proved their hypotheses (rap music helps basketball players sink shots better than country or rock music) while others were surprised by their findings (adults ages 40 and over have better memory than teenagers). Despite the outcomes, the students reported that their projects taught them a thing or two about the scientific... Read More
Each high school sport has a benchmark that athletes strive to attain. Two Landmark High School students reached the standard of excellence in early February.
On February 2 at the Hyde School, Isaiah Castellucci '19 landed his 100th varsity wrestling win. Isaiah was honored with a plaque on February 6, and his brother and fellow wrestler, Josiah '21, shared a few words to mark the occasion.
"Throughout the eight years my brother and I have wrestled, I have seen him through his ups and... Read More
By Isabella Combs, communications intern
Gillian, a Landmark School senior and day student from Rowley, Mass., organized a performing arts fundraiser for Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH), which means our "little brothers and sisters" in Spanish. NPH is an organization with 11 orphanages in nine different Latin American countries. The fundraiser, the second annual, took place in December at the Landmark School Performing Arts Center.
Singers, poets, bands, and other performers from not only... Read More
By Greta Wright 20’
From my first year as an eighth grader at Landmark High School, athletics has been a huge part of my school experience; the creation of the Student Athletic Council is an extension of my desire to continue to participate, enjoy, and succeed in sports.
Over the summer, I was fortunate enough to backpack in Europe with 11 other high school juniors and seniors. These kids were from around the United States and went to all different kinds of schools. During long hikes we... Read More