Thursday, May 16, 2013
Lynnfield Middle School singers mark 15th year under director Stephen Bloom.
The Lynnfield Middle School Pioneer Singers were at Gillette Stadium last Saturday, May 11, to perform the National Anthem before the New England Revolution played against the New York Red Bulls. This year the singers are marking their 15th year with Director Stephen Bloom.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Huckleberry Hill School PTO helped fund recent "Explore the Ocean World" presentation.
Students at Huckleberry Hill Elementary School recent got a visit from marine biologist Ellen Goethel, who let the kids take a look at some sea creatures and artifacts found in the area. One of the photos even shows Goethel with a fossilized whale rib that even still has a predator's bite marks.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Congratulations to these students from grades 6, 7 and 8.
HIGH HONORS FOR GRADE 8 THIRD QUARTER Lila Alaka Natalie Albanese Rebecca Albanese Sarah Al-Mayahi Brian Basilesco Katelyn Boehner Kristen Boehner Caroline Buckley Michael Carangelo Danielle Colucci Allison Culbert Joseph F. Distefano Rachel DiTullio Michael Federico Isabella Floramo Christina Irrera William Klotzbier Emily LaRovere Allison Morin Arthur Paleologos Elizabeth Reed Michael Vinci Matthew Welch Ellen Welter Nickolas Zhang HONORS FOR GRADE 8 THIRD QUARTER Jessica Badger Olivia Berardino Brendan Bey Andrew Bunar Nicole Casaletto Alicia Ciriello Natasha Desir Abigail Dickey Danielle Douglas Ryan Dreher Conor Farrell Ava Figucia Jaylin Grabau Kathleen Hamm Isabelle Herook Justin Janice …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Annual spring fundraising event is largest of the year for the school, with proceeds helping to provide classroom materials.
On Saturday, April 27, the Summer Street School’s PTO hosted its largest fundraiser of the year at the Ferncroft Country Club. The fiesta-themed event featured a fun and festive atmosphere with delicious food, a DJ and dancing, over 70 silent auction items and close to 40 raffles. The primary goal of the event was to raise funds for student enrichment programs, as well as for much needed materials in the classrooms. On behalf of the fiesta fundraiser committee, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the Lynnfield community, local businesses and families who generously sponsored our event and donated silent auction and raffle items to help make our fundraiser a huge success. The event raised close to $18,000, which will benefit all…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Host families sought for students expected to arrive starting in September.
Tuesday, April 30
The following was provided by the Lynnfield School District: Dear Parents and Community Members, Are you interested in opening your heart and home to an international student attending Lynnfield High School? Can you provide a warm and supportive family environment for a young person from another country who is studying in the United States? If so, you may be interested in becoming a host famiiy for an Educatius International student attending LHS. Beginning in September of 2013 we will be enrolling a small number of students who will be attending here through the Educatius international educational program. Many people have found that being a host family can be a positive and rewarding experience for everyone in the family - often the …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Thanks to former Lynnfield resident Ernie Hutchins for providing this local historical information.
Editor's Note: Ernie Hutchins lived in Lynnfield decades ago before moving up to Gilford, New Hampshire and more recently, to Washington State. He still keeps in touch with the folks in his old town however, and most recently, provided this website with a comprehensive look at the history of one of Lynnfield's well-known properties - 505 Main Street, which is now the home of the Lynnfield Middle School. Below is the full text of Ernie's research: INTRODUCTION This research was prompted by a conversation about an old home that once graced the landscape of Lynnfield Center. It was located at 505 Main Street. Now the address of the Lynnfield Middle School. I lived across the street from this home for almost 10 years. It was a beautiful old …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Lynnfield Business Coalition matches up students at Lynnfield High School with professionals in various fields each year.
Each year, the Lynnfield Business Coalition holds a job shadowing day to help local students get a better look at the careers they may be interested in. This week, Rich Mazzola from the LBC reported that the organization could use a hand finding professionals in the fields of marine biology or marine environmental science, as well as in an actuarial or statistics based business. For more about previous job shadowing days in Lynnfield, check out this link from 2012 and this article about the program from 2011. To learn more, or if you can help out, email Rich at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Several dozen members of the LHS Pioneer Band and the Jazz Band performed at Disney and Epcot last weekend.
Band Director Thomas Westmoreland, his team of parent chaperones and 38 band students spent a long weekend in Orlando, Florida.The LHS Pioneer and Jazz bands performed for park goers, attended a workshop and for some, conquered a fear of roller coasters! The Pioneer Concert Band performed in Epcot and the Jazz Bands performed in Downtown Disney all via the Disney Performing Arts On Stage. The workshop focused on professionalism and self confidence and included a recording session with one of the Disney musicians.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Proceeds from the month-long food drive at LHS will go to Haven From Hunger.
Thursday, April 11
Members of the Lynnfield High School National Honor Society held a monthlong food drive. The donation will be made to Haven From Hunger. Pictured from left, Brian Kelter, Andrew Drinkwater, Nick Romano, George Kartsounis, Derek Owen, Alison Council, Abby Corey, Alexa Gilmore, and Emily Shea. To learn more about Haven From Hunger, which serves residents in Lynnfield as well as Peabody and Salem, check out this 2011 article on Lynnfield Patch.
Susan Parziale of Lynnfield and Reading Athletic Club director Lori Haverty team up for some fundraising to support Nashoba Learning Group, a school for kids with autism.
April is Autism Awareness Month – and for the coming school vacation week, Lynnfield resident Susan Parziale and Reading Athletic Club program director Lori Haverty have teamed up for some fundraising activities. During the April vacation, the RAC will offer Kids classes, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to an area school for children with autism, Nashoba Learning Group. Classes are $10, drop-in. Here’s the schedule: Tuesday, April 16: Zumba at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 17: Kidz Yoga at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 18: Zumba at 10 a.m. Friday, April 19: Kidz Yoga at 10 a.m. Also, Parziale reported that for a small donation, there will be blue hair extensions for the kids Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon provided by Em-…