Chapin Students Spread Joy with Only One You Rocks
For the next two years the school wide theme at Chapin Street School is joy - joy in teaching, joy in learning, joy in community. The first school wide initiative was to bring to life the book- Only One You- and make real life connections for the students through art. Click here to read the full article.
LHS Lights it up Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
As part of the BATTLE OF THE CLASSES-FALL FEST LHS staff and students lit up the hallways in pink today to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Students were also given the opportunity to dress their teachers in pink accessories! Click here for additional photos.
Preparing 6th Graders to Effectively Use Technology
This year- as a direct result of the 1:1 Chromebook Initiative- all 6th grade students at Baird Middle School are taking a 1/2 year course that focuses on technology skills- Introduction to Science and Technology. According to Stacy Monette, BMS Principal- "Technology is everywhere; becoming an integral part of our classrooms so we need to prepare our students for this shift in how students learn.” To read the full article click here.
2018 Veterans Park Drama Production Revealed
Peter Pan, Jr. will be flying onto the Ludlow High School stage in the spring of 2018! Click here to read the full article.
Golf Tournament Raises Money for LHS Scholarships in Memory of 2007 Graduate, Brett Williamson
On Saturday, October 7th, the Ludlow Country Club sponsored a golf tournament to honor their Assistant Golf Pro and 2007 LHS graduate, Brett Williamson, who passed away this past July after a lifelong battle with Cystic Fibrosis. The proceeds - close to $10,000 - will be used to establish two LHS scholarships to be given to a member of the LHS Golf Team and LHS Basketball Team. Click here to read the full article.
French 4 Honors Students Present Franco-American Connections
Madame Cook’s French 4 Honors course at Ludlow High School recently presented their research on individuals who have forged meaningful, long lasting connections between the United States and France, or any other Francophone region of the world. Click here to read the full article.
Veterans Park Students - Role Models of Positive Attitudes
Veterans Park Principal, Melissa Knowles, was proud to announce October's First Mates (students) for being role models of positive attitude- CONGRATULATIONS! Click here to learn more.
Chapin Street School Rocks with Joy!
Students at Chapin Street School are on a mission to spread some #joyatchapin throughout the community of Ludlow by leaving colorful and inspirational rocks around town. Click here to read the full article.
7th Annual Lion's Roar 5K and Fun Run
The 7th Annual Lion's Roar 5K and Fun Run, that took place on Sunday, October 1st. Thank you to the Ludlow Elementary Schools PTO for another great morning of running and fun! To see additional photos click here for East Street, here for Chapin Street and here for Veterans Park.
Best Buddies Carnival = Fun & Friendship
The cloudy skies didn't dampen the Best Buddies Carnival held at Ludlow High School today. CONGRATS to all who helped make this day of friendship and fun such a success for a great cause! Click here to read the full article.
LHS Staff & Students Raise over $1,000 for Hurricane Victims
In the wake of the devastation following the recent hurricanes staff and students at Ludlow High School organized a fundraiser to assist the victims. Lisa Nemeth, LHS Principal, explained that a raffle was held at the recent open house, athletic games and during student lunches to raise money for the National Educator's Association Disaster Relief Fund. Click here to read the full article.
PTO Golf Tournament Raises $8,300 'FORE' the Kids!
On Sunday, September 24th, the Ludlow Elementary Schools PTO sponsored their First Annual Golf Tournament at the Cold Spring Country Club in Belchertown. Click here to read the full article.
District Embarks on a 1:1 Chromebook Initiative
Over the last few years the evolution of technology in the Ludlow Public School District has seen an explosion, both in the access and integration of technology. Fast forward to this school year and the district is ready to embark on an exciting 1:1 Chromebook initiative that will serve to equalize access of technology, personalize learning for students, empowering them to achieve their future career paths in the 21st century. To read the full article click here.
Walgreens Partners with Schools to Offer Flu Clinic
With flu season knocking at our door, Kristen Bunten, Ludlow Public Schools Health Care Coordinator, coordinated a flu clinic for all LPS staff. She explained that since 2013 the school district has partnered with Walgreens pharmacist, Kara Zeysing, enabling staff to receive the flu shot during staff lunches in each of the schools and central office. Click here to read the full article.
Students Receive Mini Civics Lesson from Senator Eric Lesser
On September 19th, 3rd grade students in room 11 at Chapin Street School were not only celebrating National Talk Like a Pirate Day, but they also had the opportunity to receive a mini civics lesson from Massachusetts State Senator, Eric Lesser. To read the full article click here.
Soccer Field Dedicated in Memory of Davide Nascimento
On Sunday, September 17th, family and friends of Davide Nascimento, along with LPS staff and Town of Ludlow Officials gathered at East Street School to attend the dedication of the soccer field in memory of this amazing son, father, brother, friend and soccer coach who lost his life in a tragic construction accident in 2015. Click here to read the full article.
School-based Jobs Program Offered to Students at Veterans Park
The Community Outreach Class at Veterans Park School is offering students the opportunity to enroll in a school-based jobs program this year. The program will add a new dimension to the curriculum that will help to build a firm foundation for success beyond the school walls. Click here to read what students are saying about this new and exciting addition to their schedule.
1st Assembly of the Year Focuses on Whole Body Listening
East Street Prinicpal, Thomas Welch, hosted the first schoolwide assembly of the year where students learned about the Whole Body Listening Program. Click here to read the full article.
BMS Librarian Travels to South Korea
This spring, when presented with the opportunity to join fifteen other middle school and high school educators from across the country on a two week summer adventure to visit South Korea, she knew it was a trip that would be an experience of a lifetime and immediately signed up. To read the full article and learn about this amazing adventure click here.
Mentoring Program Supports New LPS Teachers
Eighteen new teachers for the Ludlow Public Schools began preparation for the upcoming school year by attending a two day orientation program that is part of the district wide mentoring program. The mentoring program was first implemented in 2000 to afford teachers new to the district (protégés) the opportunity to regularly meet with veteran teachers (mentors) for advice, guidance, and support. Click here to read the full article.
Peaceful Playgrounds to Welcome East Street Students as they Return to School
As East Street students return to school next week they will be welcomed with a new, colorful and fun playground area. With the support of the LES PTO, the blacktop areas have been transformed into Peaceful Playgrounds. Click here to read the full article.
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.