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Landmark News and Events

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Landmark High School seniors who took the Senior Study Skills class had an opportunity to participate in an internship program for two weeks in May. The Senior Study Skills course is a skills-based, transition-focused course taken by most seniors. The internship is an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a career of interest, learn about workplace values, and exercise real-life communication skills. Landmark faculty serve as mentors for the students. Mentors communicate with the interns... Read More
ems day 2019
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2019
After weeks of cold, rainy weather, the sun shone brightly on Friday, May 24, EMS Day. Students were energized by the engaging activities and the spring-like weather. Dozens of workshops kept the students busy throughout the fun-filled day. Activities included caramel making, car building, boxing, board breaking, fairy houses, and many more! "EMS Day is a celebration to recognize all the hard work students have done this year," said Tara Joly-Lowdermilk, the assistant dean of students. "... Read More
2019 landmarks school north shore honor scholars
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Jerry Andreottola '19, Chloe Kinteris '19, Piper Nichols '19, and Julia Ventura '19 were recognized for their outstanding academic achievement on May 14 at the 51st Annual Honor Scholars Recognition Dinner. "We are proud of these students for the hard work and diligence they have demonstrated throughout their academic careers," said William Barrett, head of Landmark High School. "We are also thankful for the teachers and staff members who have also worked hard in guiding and supporting these... Read More
2019 day of silence landmark school
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Landmark High School observed the Day of Silence on May 13. The purpose behind the day 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 honor the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) people who have been silenced by those who do not or have not accepted them. Showing our support is especially important now, as students who identify as LGBTQ face... Read More
robb genetelli liver guido meade
Posted on Monday, May 6, 2019
By Morgan Frazier '20 On April 22, 2019, Robb Genetelli, dean of students at the High School, bravely and selflessly donated 60% of his liver to Guido Meade, the spouse of Assistant Dean of Students Andrea Meade. (Both are doing well and are recovering at home.) I wanted to get an idea of how this heroic act came to be, so I interviewed Mrs. Meade. We discussed how the Landmark community has supported the Meade family through its struggles over the past year. Mr. Meade was diagnosed with... Read More
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2019
Time for spring cleaning? Properly dispose of all your unwanted electronics at our Electronics Recycling Collection on Saturday, May 4,  from 8 a.m. – 12 noon, Landmark's High School campus, 429 Hale Street. Acceptable electronics include: $5.00 will be charged for anything electronic like but not limited to…                         air conditioners, fans                         cell phones, land line phones                          computer batteries, keyboards, chargers... Read More
landmark school composting
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019
One of the cornerstones of Landmark’s approach is teaching self-advocacy and encouraging students to put the skill into practice. Isabel West ‘20 and August Reid ‘20 did just that when they recognized a problem on campus, sought a solution, and approached the administration with a proposal. The problem was food waste. Tons of it. Day after day, Isabel and August watched as students dutifully cleared their plates of food scraps into trash cans. They were driven to eliminate the waste and... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019
In early April, as students noticed the greening grass and new buds on the trees, Chaplain Bill Ferguson looked ahead to the Passover and Easter holidays and wanted to ask students to reflect on the existential notion of having faith in a higher power. He invited Rabbi Alison Adler, of nearby Temple B'nai Abraham, to address the packed house of students and faculty members in Landmark's Black Box Theater, about maintaining one's faith despite experiencing loss, illness, or another tragedy.... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Landmark High School celebrated its Sixth International Day on Wednesday, April 3. The program included presentations, videos, and slideshows in the Black Box Theater by members of the International Group and faculty. Each year, the group selects a theme, and for 2019 the group chose "The Danger of a Single Story." The concept of the danger of a single story was introduced in the powerful 2009 Ted talk by the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. She explained how humans, races, countries... Read More
landmark high school girls relay team
Posted on Monday, April 8, 2019
The varsity track team started the season off with a strong showing at the Concord Relays on April 6, breaking four school records! The girl's sprint team of Nevada Fehay, Kindred Hurtado, Julia Kautz, and Lily Martin stole the show, breaking school records in the 4x100 (by 2.5 seconds!) and in the 4x200. Nevada also bested her own school record in the long jump, winning the event with a jump of 15' 4.5". The girl's high jumpers showed their immense potential with Lucie Lott, Kindred Hurtado... Read More


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