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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.


Click here to view/download the approved 2015-2016 Ludlow Public School Calendar and here to view Other Important Dates.

August 26th- Lefebvre Insurance has gone “green” (paperless).  Click here to obtain further information, download an application and enroll your child.


Aspen Student and Parent Portal Now Open 

For those parents/guardians who do not yet have an account or have any questions, please contact us at lpsportal@ludlowps.org for asssistance. If you have forgotten your password, please contact lpsportal@ludlowps.org. Please note that password recovery will only work if you have set it up prior to your account being locked. 


 

 


WillPower Grants Available

WillPower Foundation provides financial support that empowers Western Massachusetts families and individuals with different abilities to meet their unique needs.

The WillPower Foundation was started by the parents of a child with special needs. Grants are available to families in Western Mass  to heklp with the cost of for mobility & sensory equipment, direct therapy, etc. According to their website - "The WillPower Foundation was created to help Western Massachusetts families bridge the gap between increased expenses and decreased income that exists for many of our community's families." Families can apply for a grant online by clicking here. The deadline for grant applications is September 30, 2015. Grants will be distributed in October. To learn about this foundation click here.


 5K Road Race to Benefit BMS Music Program

1st Annual Margolis Miles for Music 5K Road Race to benefit the Middle School Music programs from Wilbrahm, Hampden, Ludlow, Palmer, Monson and East Longmeadow. Sponsored by Luso Federal Credit Union and hosted by Margolis Orthodontics the race is scheduled for Sunday, October 25th. Click here for further information and here to register online for this event.


 Welcome Back- 1st Day of School 2015


 


 LHS Class of 2016 Yearbook Information

A yearbook is a permanent collection of memories. Will you be in it? Throughout the year, the Yearbook class and club work hard to capture 2016 as well as connect the present to your past and future. To make sure you are a part of this book, please click here for important information.

 2016 CLASS PICTURE DEADLINES

Over the summer– Call G&B to book an appointment
September 16th– Last Chance Session at LHS
September 18th– Last day to be photographed
October 2nd- Last day to choose your photo on G&B


 MA Treasurer Deb Goldberg Names BMS Math Teacher to the Task Force on Financial Literacy 

MA Treasurer Deb Goldberg recently announced the Treasurer’s Task Force on Financial Literacy, which will bring together policymakers, educators, banks and advocates to examine the state of financial education in Massachusetts. Superintendent Gazda is proud to announce that Mr. Todd Ostrowski, 7th grade math teacher at Baird Middle School, has named to this very important committee. Superintendent Gazda stated, “ Financial literacy provides important skills that the crowded curriculum in our schools today often fails to allow adequate time to explore. I am proud that once again a Ludlow teacher is stepping up to share their expertise with educators throughout the State.” Mr. Ostrowski explained that he was nominated for this committee by Barbara Madeloni, MTA President. Click here for the full article.


 Berkshire Bank Donates $1,000  

At a recent School Committee meeting, April Beston of Berkshire Bank, presented a check in the amount of $1000.00 to Mr. Thomas Welch, East Street School Principal.  School Committee Member Chad Mullin and Superintendent Todd Gazda were also on hand for this much appreciated donation.  Mr. Welch said that the money will be used to help support the elementary Technology Integration Initiative at East Street School.


Luso Banking Program Offered in the LPS Since 1998

Most people agree that financial literacy is an essential life skill that should be actively introduced at an early age.  Sharon Dufour, Chief Financial Officer at Luso Federal Credit Union, explained that this belief inspired the partnership between Luso and the Ludlow Public Schools (LPS) when creating the school banking program back in 1998 at East Street School. Click here for the full artilce.


 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.