The rain held off for our annual Elementary•Middle School Annual Family Barbeque on Tuesday, September 11. Students and their parents and guardians joined by faculty members and friends, gathered in the courtyard and throughout the buildings and campus to welcome in the 2018-2019 school year. Classrooms were open, families and teachers had a chance to get to know one another, shoppers enjoyed a Landmark pop up store well-stocked with school swag, and everyone enjoyed a delicious BBQ meal thanks... Read More
Landmark students are off and running! We welcomed 477 students to both of our campuses and are eager to begin our 48th year.
Last week, day and residential students returned, parents met with Academic Advisors and other key staff members, and everyone engaged in ice-breaking activities that got them reacquainted and quickly brought new students into the fold.
The high school orientation program for day students included an interactive concert by Boston singer Casey McQuillen,... Read More
Last Fall, when Landmark's Bain House Residential Advisor, Michael Gaeta, or “Mikey MC” as he is known in the entertainment world, sent his video audition into the hit FOX game show Beat Shazam, he could not imagine the excitement he would feel when he was chosen from over 60,000 other contestants to appear on the special episode featuring some of the nation’s most experienced DJs.
The experience got real very quickly when he was notified on a Tuesday afternoon in December that he and his... Read More
On Saturday, June 2, 2018, 64 seniors graduated from Landmark School. The energy in the Alice Ansara Athletic Center was palpable as the soon-to-be graduates were ushered in by two bag pipe players and preceded by members of the high school faculty and the school's Board of Trustees. "This is one of the best days of the year for me. Today is a day to reap the rewards of hard work, persistence, and grit. 100% of our seniors were accepted to college and they are all going off to do... Read More
Thank you for supporting Landmark School and the 26th Annual Golf Benefit!
Despite wet and cold conditions, roughly 100 golfers came out to play on June 4th at the Ipswich Country Club. Golfers enjoyed an afternoon on the links, followed by a celebratory reception and dinner. This year’s outing raised over $410,000 for the Landmark Fund and student Financial Aid, helping to empower and educate students with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia.
We are grateful to all of our... Read More
For the second consecutive year, the Elementary•Middle School participated in the Sandy Hook Promise, Start With Hello initiative. This week-long, free program is designed to raise awareness and prevent the impact of social isolation. According to Sandy Hook Promise, students who feel isolated can become victims of bullying, violence, and depression. Start With Hello helps organizations, especially schools, foster greater inclusion and acceptance.
Sandy Hook Promise sponsors a Student... Read More
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 3rd Annual Viking Drop on Thursday, May 17th! We sold 119 squares and raised over $13,000 for the Landmark Fund, furthering the school's mission to empower students with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.
As students, teachers, parents, and alumni gathered on Alumni Field, the Viking was spotted in the sky and then landed seamlessly on square number 72! Congratulations to the lucky winner of the Patriots Game Day Package and to... Read More
The Landmark Boys Varsity Track and Field team prevailed at the 2018 Eastern Independent League (EIL) Championships at Marianapolis Prep in Thompson, Conn., on May 12, placing first ahead of Portsmouth Abbey, Pingree, Concord, and Bancroft. Landmark scored 159 points and Portsmouth Abbey finished a distant second with 139 points.
The phenomenal win is a testament to the team's dedication, focus, work ethic, and committed coaching staff led by Tom O'Riordan. He's assisted by Christina Scanlon... Read More
There was a surprise waiting for Robb Genetelli, High School Dean of Students, when he made his annual pilgrimage to the Small Boarding School Association (SBSA) conference in March. He didn’t expect to hear his name announced as the recipient of its highest honor, the Michele Gorman Award, conferred upon a person who has made an outstanding contribution for the benefit and advancement of small boarding schools.
Praised for His Passion
The namesake of the award, Michele Gorman, is alive and... Read More
Posted by Michael Fitzemeyer '18 on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
On April 30, 2018 the EMS meeting room was full of 8th grade students eager to know what life Landmark's high school would be like as they move on at the end of this year. Landmark's high school Student Advocates effectively answered every question that each 8th grade student asked.
Students met in small groups with the Advocates and posed a range of questions from “How is the food?” to “How hard is the homework?” One 8th grade student asked “How is making friends at the high school?” An... Read More