Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Lynnfield Community Schools' production of Tarzan runs Feb. 1-3 at LMS.
A group of Lynnfield students got to start their week with an appearance on Fox 25 Boston as part of a feature on this weekend’s “Tarzan” play in town. Tarzan runs this weekend from February 1-3 at Lynnfield Middle School and features music by Phil Collins. The Fox segment is part of an ongoing series on that channel featuring high school musical production in the state. Thanks to the station for providing these images and this video clip from the morning news broadcast. Here is a link on the Fox 25 website featuring the Lynnfield "Tarzan" production. About eight cast members reportedly performed on the news segment, and play directors Becky Petrin and Stephen Bloom were also on hand. "It was amazing. I didn't even realize what was …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Upcoming production by Lynnfield Community Schools runs Feb. 1-3 at the middle school.
This coming weekend's production of "Tarzan" by Lynnfield Community Schools is expected to be featured on a Fox 25 morning news segment around 9 a.m. Monday morning, this website learned on Sunday. Fox 25 has been running a segment called "Behind The Musical" which highlights various high school musical productions around the state. The segments are done with Broadway in Boston and the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild. Jenny Norwood explained in an email that the LCS production was recommended by the Mass. Educational Theater Guild in part because of the wide ranges of age groups (grades 2-12) that are participating in Tarzan. The morning news broadcast is expected to include eight cast members doing a medley of songs from the show…
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Lynnfield Community Schools' annual Summer of Fun program got underway this week. On Monday, Jack Mullarkey returned to teach the kids the sport of fencing.
Week one of the Lynnfield Community Schools' Summer of Fun Activities program is now underway - and it's not too late to get involved in a wide variety of activities as the program continues through the summer. To learn more about this summer's various SOFA activities or to register for one of the upcoming weeks or programs, check out the online brochure here. On Monday, Jack Mullarkey of the 3MB Fencing Club in Beverly was back in Lynnfield to introduce a new crop of kids to this ancient sport. For more about fencing, check out this article from last summer. In the exercise shown above, Mullarkey assigns each of his students a number and calls out two of them. From there, the kids try to be the first to snatch the flag from Mullarkey's …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Check out the new logo for Lynnfield Community Schools, designed by Jamie Valway.
Lynnfield Community Schools has unveiled a new logo that was designed by LHS junior Jamie Valway. Michaelann Herook, who became the new director of LCS earlier this year, asked some of the art students at LHS to submit designs for the new logo. For her effort, Valway earned a $25 iTunes gift card. Meanwhile, Valway is building an increasingly impressive resume as an artist before she's ever even taken a college class. Last weekend, she represented Lynnfield High School at the 25th annual Art All State, held at the Worcester Art Museum. There, she worked with a group of 19 other Massachusetts high school juniors using various materials to create a wall-covering installation sculpture. As noted in this article from last May on Lynnfield …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Lynnfield resident and mother of five became new Lynnfield Community Schools director earlier this spring.
On May 1st, Michaelann Herook formally became the director of Lynnfield Community Schools (LCS), following this spring's retirement of her predecessor, Susan Leffler. To many in town however, Herook needs no introduction, in light of her twelve previous years of service as assistant director of the LCS program and 32 years as a Lynnfield resident. She is a mother of five, all of whom attended Lynnfield schools, with one currently at the high school and another at the middle school. Before coming to Lynnfield Community Schools, Herook spent 16 years at Federal Express. For those who are unfamiliar with the program, Lynnfield Community Schools offers a broad range of activities in town for people of all ages, from arts and sports to adult …
Monday, April 23, 2012
Lynnfield Community Schools offers variety of adult education classes each year.
Monday, April 23, 2012
The following class offering from Lynnfield Community Schools is scheduled to begin in about a week: Ladies Only Golf In Lynnfield Learn to golf or improve your game at Lynnfield’s own Reedy Meadow with just the ladies. Classes will include instruction especially for woman, and in all phases of golf from learning the correct grip to golf etiquette. Emphasis will be place on the correct use of woods and irons, in addition to concentrating on chipping and putting. Minimum of four ladies needed to run the session. Get a few of your girlfriends together and spend some quality time outside and learning to play golf. Please note which session you would prefer on your registration form. Donnie and Eddie are PGA Class A Professionals. Call the Pro…
Monday, April 9, 2012
A couple of Lynnfield Community Education's new adult ed classes are starting up soon.
Monday, April 9, 2012
College: How To Get There, How To Pay This seminar will explore what colleges are looking for in their incoming students and how the college financial assistance process works. The emphasis will be on how high school students can make themselves more attractive to colleges as well as identify the various sources of college funding. Recommended for the parents of high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. This class is being held at Lynnfield High School. Instructor: Marc Brovender, Regional Director with the American College Foundation Dates: Tuesday or Wednesday April 11, 12 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Cost: $10.00 Golf In Lynnfield Learn to golf or improve your game at Lynnfield’s own Reedy Meadow. Classes will include instruction in all phases…
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Lynnfield Community Schools offers classes for adults as well as activities for young people.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The following Lynnfield Community Schools adult education classes are set to start in only about a week. Click here for the complete adult ed guide from LCS, which includes a registration form. Bootcamp - outside - *(inside the garage during inclement weather) 7 weeks, 14 classes (excludes vacation week of 4/16 – 4/20) ** Week of 4/2, classes will be held on Thursday, 4/5, instead of Friday, 4/6 (no school) **Week of 4/9, classes will be on Wed. 4/11, instead of Mon. 4/9 (no school) $150 – 14 classes – you can choose either time, early or mid-morning, but are NOT restricted to that timet hroughout the entire 14 weeks; in other words, you get 2 classes per week, either day, either time! Classes consist of one hour of high and low intensity …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Lynnfield Community Schools Director retires after 24 years.
Members of the community came to Lynnfield Middle School Thursday evening to celebrate the career of Susan Leffler, who is retiring after 24 years as director of Lynnfield Community Schools. Before she became director of Lynnfield Community Schools, Leffler was a substitute teacher at the middle school and at the town's two elementary schools and she also served as a PTO vice president. She lives in Lynnfield with her husband Alan and has three grown children who live in the Boston area. One thing that Leffler is particularly looking forward to is traveling more with her family all around the world, including the grandchildren. In the past, these extended family trips have included faraway destinations such as Morocco, Turkey, Italy and …