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Landmark News and Events

Judge Jeffrey Karp visits Landmark School
Posted on Monday, May 4, 2020
Remote learning has started to feel remarkably "normal" as Landmark students have adjusted to attending one-to-one tutorials, gathering in small groups for academic classes, visiting teachers during "office hours," even joining athletic team meetings—all online. So when head of Landmark's High School, Bill Barrett, needed to shift an in-person presentation by Superior Court Judge Jeff Karp to an online session, no one skipped a beat. On Friday, May 1, more than 20 students, faculty, and staff... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 1, 2020
The High School Study Skills Department held its first-ever virtual debates on May 1. First- and second-year debate students discussed nuclear energy and the drinking age. The students presented meticulously researched evidence and cohesive arguments in an organized, thorough manner, especially considering the medium: Google Meet, which inevitably introduces an assortment of technical glitches. Because students have been learning remotely for six weeks, they did not have a chance to practice... Read More
Positivity News Headline
Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Landmark EMS student, Mitchell, has created a student newspaper called Positivity News. The Positivity News shares a collection of stories from the Landmark EMS community that are positive in nature. His mission is to show people there is hope in every situation because of the positive acts happening every day in the world. Mitchell will continue to collect stories of anything positive that you have observed or participated in at home or online. Please email Mitchell or his tutor/academic... Read More
spring photo flower bud
Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020
In April, Elementary•Middle School teacher Lauri Johnson encouraged students to get outside and capture the beauty that comes with the emergence of spring. Every two weeks, she sent them a photo assignment and a photo tip and students submitted their images to a shared website. Photo by Tyler Berard   Photo by Cody Vincent
Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2020
The Winter of 2020 did not deliver the usual drama of our region with mounds of white, fluffy snow, the excitement of an oncoming blizzard, or even a snow day. It was grey, dry, and frankly a little dull. But the more than 135 photos submitted by 27 Elementary•Middle School students for this year's Winter Photo Contest were anything but boring.  This year's EMS winner is Cameron Minster who has submitted photos to the contest for the past four years. Lauri Johnson, EMS faculty member who is... Read More
landmark school teachers in mozambique
Posted by By Beth Rowen on Monday, March 30, 2020
Three Landmark High School teachers, Michelle Boucher, Doug Musco, and Doug Walker, traveled to Mozambique over March break and worked with more than 100 teachers at three schools. The classes they visited ranged from small and intimate (think Landmark) to large and loud.  The Landmark team taught their colleagues about conducting open-ended projects with their students, making their classrooms fair and ethical, classroom management and social contracts, and much more. The presentations... Read More
adam craig purple day
Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020
Life as we know it has certainly changed amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the Landmark community has come together like never before. Our teachers are providing an enriching academic experience for our students; supporting each other by sharing tips, tools, and resources; participating in group meditations; and maintaining long-held traditions, such as Purple Day and animated milkbreak meetings. On Thursday, March 26, teachers donned purple clothing to celebrate Purple Thursday, a weekly... Read More
remote group meditation landmark school
Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2020
Much has changed in our world over the past weeks, but one thing has remained consistent: Landmark's sense of community and camaraderie​. Both were on display on March 19, when more than 40 members of Landmark's faculty and staff gathered remotely via Google Meet for a group meditation session. Elementary•Middle School Counseling Team Leader Laura Polvinen organized the event to give colleagues an opportunity "to connect, be present in the moment, feel the presence of each other, and feel our... Read More
identity day student panel landmark high school
Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2020
On March 5, the Landmark Genders and Sexualities Alliance (GSA) and the International Group celebrated Landmark's fourth annual Identity Day, a daylong celebration during which students dressed in clothing that represents their identity. Other events included a student panel in the Performing Arts Center, a photobooth, and delectable tres leches​ (three milk) cake provided by Sage Dining Services. The student panel opened with a quote from Catherine Burns, artistic director of the Moth Radio... Read More
Winter Athletics Awards Night group of students with awards
Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2020
On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, athletes, proud family members, and friends gathered for the Winter Athletic Awards. Everyone enjoyed this culminating experience after a season of hard work, determination, and resilience. The evening celebrated team accomplishments, growth in the program, as well as individual athletes. Miss awards night? Check it out on our Youtube Channel here. Also check out the slideshow below to see a few highlights of the season. While this was a remarkable season for... Read More


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