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Landmark News and Events

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Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Who would have thought a year ago that we would be teaching students remotely? It would have sounded absurd, impossible, unrealistic. Yet Landmark Elementary•Middle Schoolers learn remotely every other week. And it is not absurd, impossible, or unrealistic. Yes, it might be hard sometimes, but our teachers and students are finding a rhythm and getting creative in ways that will forever impact the way we look at learning. Dare we say there has been some silver linings to being forced into a new... Read More
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Posted on Friday, October 30, 2020
The 2020–2021 school year is certainly one like never before. However, the administration at the Elementary•Middle School is committed to providing students as much normalcy and continuity as possible. One way to do this is by offering students a selection of on-campus and remote electives.  New to EMS this year is a yoga elective. EMS faculty member Lisa Nichols teaches yoga to both elementary and middle school students. "It is really exciting to see the confidence and body awareness as it... Read More
Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020
Each year, Landmark High School's Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) sponsors Ally Day and encourages community members to reflect on their values and actions, commit to end harassment and bullying, and support their peers, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. In 2020, the GSA expanded its focus to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement, and called the day Solidarity Day. The day is intended to draw attention to the historic harm done to Black people and... Read More
Landmark visual arts students working in the studio
Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Since the spring of 2020, Landmark School has made countless adaptations to our program, facilities, and approach to accommodate extra health and safety measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Teachers are innovating like never before but staying true to the roots of the Landmark method. Not surprisingly, the High School Visual Arts department has been particularly creative in setting up their workspaces to be as engaging as possible for students who are attending school in-person, remotely, or... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2020
Sarah Ciras, a Landmark High School computer science teacher, was selected as a Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Equity Fellow. She is one of 15 teachers across the country to receive the honor. The CSTA Equity Fellowship involves collaborating with a group of 14 other educators around the US to work toward furthering an equitable landscape in computer science education. The goals are to bring an intersectional lens to the computer science education community, with the goal of... Read More
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Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020
Tom O'Riordan, Landmark High School's venerable varsity cross country and track and field coach, has been elected president of the New England Prep School Track and Field Association (NEPSTA). In his new role, Tom will serve as head of the Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association for some 280 NEPSAC schools throughout New England, New York, New Jersey, and Quebec. Tom will continue to coach and teach at Landmark. "I'm honored and excited to serve as the next NEPSTA president,"... Read More
InterCultural Club Virtual Peace Day Meeting
Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2020
On September 21, the InterCultural Group observed the International Day of Peace by discussing the different aspects of peace (personal, family, community, national, international) and reflecting on the questions: What does peace mean to me? How can I create peace in my world? Comments included:      What personal Peace means to me:  Not feeling mad or other bad feelings toward your friends. Being in an environment that is not stressful. Clearing my mind and taking a break from the... Read More
Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2020
The 2020–2021 school year kicked off at the Elementary•Middle School (EMS) on August 31 in hybrid mode, with each class divided into two pods, A and B. One pod is on campus each week, while the other learns remotely. Students spent the first week in orientation, meeting new classmates and teachers, getting reacquainted with teachers and friends they hadn't seen in person since March, and learning how to navigate the new model.  Students returned to find countless COVID-related changes to... Read More
ethan kerr
Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020
The results are in! A record 233 Landmark High School students—an impressive 86% participation rate—voted to elect Student Council officers on September 11. Ethan Kerr '21 won the race for president, Nathaniel Smith '21 secured the vice president slot, Ally DeAraujo '21 will serve as treasurer, and Heather Graham '21 assumes the position of secretary. Candidates presented virtual speeches on September 10, outlining their platforms and explaining what makes them the strongest candidate for the... Read More
InterCultural Group in a Virtual Meeting
Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2020
The International Group has been an active club in the Landmark community for many years, celebrating Landmark School's diverse cultural backgrounds. This year, the group's leadership team proposed and voted to change the name of the club to InterCultural Group. The new name reflects the shift in the demographics of their membership, as well as the content of their meetings. While they will continue to celebrate the different cultures represented at Landmark School, the group is now more... Read More

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