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Welcome

Thank you for visiting the Ludlow Public School's district website. It is our hope that parents, family members, students, staff and the public can use this site as an informative online resource for information regarding our school district.

The district has five schools:

  • East Street Elementary School- Grades PK, K and 1
  • Chapin Street Elementary School- Grades 2 and 3
  • Veterans Park Elementary School- Grades 4 and 5
  • Paul R. Baird Middle School- Grades 6, 7 and 8
  • Ludlow High School- Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

Please click on the "Schools" link above to navigate to individual school websites for information and news.


Please click here to view/download a copy of the 2014-15 Ludlow Public School Calendar.


7/29/14 Student Insurance: LeFebvre Insurance has gone paperless for the 2014-15 school year. To enroll your child please click here for information and to access the application.


7/16/14- Destruction of Special Education Records:  Please be advised that the SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS from the Ludlow High School Class of 2007, along with the records of students released from special education services during the 2006-2007 school year, will be destroyed on or before August 8, 2014.  If you wish to obtain your records, please contact the Student Support Services Office at 583-5665, ext 109 prior to Friday, August 1, 2014 in order to make arrangements for pick up.  Please note that identification will be required at the time of record retrieval.


  


BMS 8th Grade Awards Ceremony

Principal Stanton and Assistant Principal Dobek were proud to welcome family, staff and the honored 8th grade award recipients to the BMS Auditorium for the 8th Grade Awards Assembly on June 19th.  For the 8th graders this assembly signifies the conclusion of the last three years of hard work and dedication at the middle school, and the soon to be start of their high school journey.  According to Principal Stanton there were several awards given during the ceremony. Please click here to read the full article and view pictures from the event.


 

The 2014 Gus Adamopoulos Award Recipients Announced at the 5th Grade Awards Ceremony 

On June 19th the 5th grade students at Veterans Park School traveled to Ludlow High School to participate in their awards ceremony.  On hand for this special event were proud family members, teachers and staff. The event was filled with many highlights including memory speeches given by two 5th graders (Sara Ketchale and Drew Woishnis), the 4th grade choral group singing Katy Perry's "ROAR", and viewing the "5th Grade is Frozen" video, which can be seen here. The Gus Adamopoulos Award is an award given each year to two 5th grade students in memory of a Veterans Park student who lost his life tragically in August 2010. This year's recipients are: Catarina Pires and Wyatt Chambers.   If you would like to read the actual nominations for this year's recipients please click here. Click here to read the full article and view additional pictures from this event.


 LHS Student Participates in the "100 Cameras Project"

Recently, Nicole Jeronimo, a Ludlow High School student, was one of ten participants selected to attend a two day workshop affiliated with a national initiative to help people with intellectual and physical disabilities share their perspectives of the world around them using the art of photography. According to their website the "100 Cameras Project" will place cameras in the hands of 100 individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities throughout the United States and create a series of photography exhibitions that will bring the unheard voices and unseen vision of these new photographers to life while building awareness around issues of disability, diversity, and embracing our differences.”  Click here to read the full article.


LHS Students "Got Game"!

If you walk into Mrs. Linda Courtney’s computer lab at Ludlow High School you may find her students playing video games, but if you investigate closer you will discover that these games are not your typical video games.  The video games they are playing have been designed and created by the students, as part of the Video Game courses offered at Ludlow High School:  3D Video Game Design Basics and Video Game Basics.  Mrs. Courtney explains that this is the 2nd year these courses have been offered at LHS, with a “great response from the students”. Click here to read the full article.


LHS Seniors are "On Top of the World" as they Graduate

During a ceremony held at the UMass Mullins Center on June 5th, two hundred and thirty-eight seniors graduated from Ludlow High School. During her speech, Principal Nemeth looked back and highlighted several of the accomplishments achieved by members of the LHS Class of 2014. Please click here to read the complete article and view a video of pictures from the event.


Twenty-eight LHS Juniors Receive College Book Awards

A very special ceremony was held on May 27th in the LHS auditorium where the hard work and dedication of twenty-eight current Ludlow High School juniors were recognized by several colleges. Each award has unique eligibility requirements established by the sponsoring college, such as being recognized for high academic achievement, demonstration of leadership ability or devoted significant time to community service. Click here to read the full article and view the complete list of student recipients.


 Ludlow High School Students Mentor Chapin Street Students Regarding Journalism

Recently student members of the Ludlow High School (LHS) newspaper, The Cub, along with their advisor, Mr. Cangemi, travelled to Chapin Street School to discuss and share their experiences about being a journalist, with student members of the Chapin Street's Journalism Club.  The journalism club at Chapin Street School has a membership of twenty-three 3rd grade students, who meet every Thursday afternoon under the guidance of their advisor, Mrs. Manganaro-Thompson. Click here to read more about this awesome example of mentoring at it's best!


Caterpillars, Chrysalises and Butterflies.... Oh My! 

If you want to learn anything about butterflies, like how many legs they have, how they drink, or what a chrysalis is, all one has to do is enter Mrs. Dolan’s 1st grade classroom and ask one of her very wise students.  You see they have spent the last couple of weeks not only reading and researching information about the life cycle of butterflies, but they also actively observed the transformation of live caterpillars into beautiful butterflies. Click here to read more and to view a brief video documenting this hands-on learning experience.


 


 LHS Students Participate in the Special Olympics School Day Games at Northampton High School

Recently Northampton High School served as the host for the Special Olympic School Day Games. Mrs. Yarkey, Adaptive Physical Education Teacher, reports that students from the Life Skills Program at Ludlow High School (LHS ) participated in eight track and field events; and that there was a total of 114 participants from area school districts. Each of the LHS students practiced their skills during their adapted physical education classes for the last few weeks, with the goal of giving their very best effort during this special event. Please click here to read the full article and view pictures from the event.


 Secretary of Education Matthew Malone Visits East Street School

Secretary of Education Matthew Malone recently visited East Street School and said he was very impressed with the "active learning and student engagement" he observed in classrooms. Click here to read the full article about his visit.


 The Ludlow Public Schools Mission

The mission of the Ludlow Public Schools is to provide a quality education for every student by working in partnership with parents and community to assist each student in reaching his/her full potential.


The Ludlow Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin,
sexual orientation, age or disability in admission to, access to, employment in or treatment in its programs and activities.