Town Meeting is Saturday at LHS...

Jun 9, 2021 by

Published June 9, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — With COVID-19 virus regulations now lifted, Lynnfield Recreation will be offering summer trips for children once again. Lynnfield Rec was unable to hold its “Rec-Ventures” trips last summer due to the global pandemic, but the popular trips are back this year for children entering third grade and older. “Kids entering grade 9 and 10 are welcome and will be able to stay in their own group,” Recreation Director Julie Mallett stated in a program booklet. “The bus leaves and returns to Lynnfield Middle School. There will be no refunds or account credits given if parents and guardians cancel anytime within two weeks of a trip unless they have a doctor’s note. If people cancel before the two weeks, a credit will be put on their...

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Lynnfield Rec’s popular trips returning this summer...

Jun 9, 2021 by

Published June 9, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — With COVID-19 virus regulations now lifted, Lynnfield Recreation will be offering summer trips for children once again. Lynnfield Rec was unable to hold its “Rec-Ventures” trips last summer due to the global pandemic, but the popular trips are back this year for children entering third grade and older. “Kids entering grade 9 and 10 are welcome and will be able to stay in their own group,” Recreation Director Julie Mallett stated in a program booklet. “The bus leaves and returns to Lynnfield Middle School. There will be no refunds or account credits given if parents and guardians cancel anytime within two weeks of a trip unless they have a doctor’s note. If people cancel before the two weeks, a credit will be put on their...

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Schools getting classroom assistance dog...

Jun 3, 2021 by

Published June 2, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The school district is going to receive a service dog in the near future. Superintendent Kristen Vogel told the School Committee on May 25 that the district has been accepted into the NEADS World Class Services Dog program. She said Elementary Special Education Team Chairperson Nicole Hyde-Bradford will be serving as the assistance dog’s handler. “The dog will be coming into work each day with Nicole,” said Vogel. “The dog will be spending time in classrooms, around the buildings, in lunch rooms and outside. The dog will also have appointments at the middle school and high school.” Hyde-Bradford informed the Villager in an email that, “NEADS World Class Service Dogs enhance the lives of varying populations throughout the world.” “Their mission is to positively impact...

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LHS graduation Friday

Jun 3, 2021 by

Published June 2, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — After an academic year that was anything but normal, Lynnfield High School will send the Class of 2021 off in style during a traditional ceremony at Pioneer Stadium on Friday, June 4, beginning at 6 p.m. If it rains on Friday, the high school’s 62nd commencement ceremony will be moved to Saturday, June 5, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Pioneer Stadium. The COVID-19 virus pandemic forced the high school to host two different graduation ceremonies last year. The high school held a drive-up graduation last June and a socially distanced graduation last July. High schools around the state are allowed to host outdoor graduations this spring. “Graduation is running as a normal event,” said LHS Principal Bob Cleary in an email sent to the Villager....

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School strategic plan initiatives unveiled...

Jun 3, 2021 by

Published June 2, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — With the current academic year drawing to a close, school officials are gearing up for next year. Teaching and Learning Director Kevin Cyr gave an overview of the district’s strategic plan during the School Committee’s May 25 meeting. He explained that the strategic plan’s five different components are building leadership capacity, social-emotional wellness, educator growth, curriculum, instruction and assessment, and accountability. Building leadership capacity Cyr said one of the building leadership capacity focus areas for next year involves having the School Department expand its community outreach initiatives by partnering with A Healthy Lynnfield. The teaching and learning director said the district and substance abuse coalition will be focusing on equity initiatives. He recalled that the district has hired The Equity Process in order to conduct...

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