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To Our Aborn Families,

Due to the lack of interest and orders this year, we are discontinuing the uniform program. If you would like to continue to dress your child in the school's blue and tan colors, Wal-Mart and The Children's Place offer generic uniform clothing at a reasonable price.

We do have plenty of shirts and pants in our Swap Shop. Please come by and help yourself to any clothing you would like.

Anything that is unclaimed by July 1 will be donated.

Thank you!

Katia Spiess




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  Teaching About Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs and Our Policy
  Common School Policies, Codes and Forms
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  "Supporting Your Child In Mathematics" - A Parents Guide
English Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5
Spanish Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5
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  Literacy Night Presentation
  September Open House Presentation
  Spring Open House Higher Order Skills Presentation
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Last Page Update: June 17, 2019 8:52 PM
What's Happening This Month At Aborn - School Year 2019-2020
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Welcome To The Aborn Elementary School

To the Aborn Elementary School Community,
It is my honor to be chosen as the new principal of the Aborn Elementary School. I look forward to working with you, your children, and our community to create a safe and caring learning environment.

I hold a Master of Education degree from Salem State University (2006) and have been an educator in Lynn for eleven years. I have taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades and have worked as a curriculum and program specialist for the past 5 years. I believe teaching is modeling and mentoring, listening and talking, and sharing and exchanging knowledge, viewpoints, and thoughts – not only with students but with colleagues, parents, and the community at large.

Along with staff, I will work hard to continue the legacy of success established at Aborn by building strong relationships with parents, students, staff, and community partners.

This year we will focus on our use of data to inform instruction, strategies to increase students’ achievement in the Common Core State Standards, and provide exciting and challenging opportunities for all students. I anticipate a most successful year as the team and I support the academic, social, and emotional growth of your child here at Aborn Elementary School. 

As a school we are committed to involving parents and communicating with you regularly about all aspects of your child's education. My door is always open and I hope that you will take the opportunity to stop in to say hello, share an idea, ask a question, or express a concern.

I look forward to meeting you, learning about your core values, and helping you “grow” your children into intelligent, empowered, respectful, and productive human beings.

Sincerely yours,
Katia Spiess

Aborn Elementary School Information

Our School Information and Resource Links
Grades Offered
K - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5
Phone (781) 477-7320
Fax (781) 581-1058
Address - Map Link 409 Eastern Avenue, Lynn, MA 01902
School Day Monday - Friday | 8:15 AM to 2:15 PM
Attendance If your child will be absent please call by 8:15 AM
Staff and Teacher List Current School Year
School Council Page Current School Year
School Improvement Plans 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Department of Education Profiles and Report Cards
Our Mass DOE Profile DOE Profile, MCAS and Other Info
Our DOE Report Card Our DOE Accountability Data
MCAS Report Card/Letter 2019 English Arabic Hatian Creole Khmer Spanish
District MCAS Report Card MCAS Performance Report Card
District Report Card District Performance Report Card
LPS District Notices Additional Notices and Resources
Last Website Update June 17, 2019 8:52 PM
School Staff and Teacher List for 2018-2019

Our School Staff List
Our Phone (781) 477-7320
Our Fax (781) 581-1058
Principal Katia Spiess
Secretary Beth Whittier
Adjustment Counselor Lori Alcock
School Nurse Rachel DeWolf, RN, BSN
Nurse Phone (781) 477-7320 extension 2503
School Social Worker Rebecca Freddo
Occupational Therapist Kerry McTaggart
Physical Therapist Karen Woodward
School Psychologist Aeron Dugan
MCAS Test Coordinator Katia Spiess
Team Chairperson Sandy Hirshberg
Lunch Chef Suzanne Dembowski
Custodian Karen DiLisio
Custodian Phone (781) 477-7320 extension 2519

Our School Teacher List
Maureen Gallant Kindergarten Teacher Room 6
Terry Levasseur Aide Room 6
Angela Masucci Kindergarten Teacher Room 1
Terri Coffill Paraprofessional Room 1
Grade 1
Donna Amico Grade One Teacher Room 2
Pauline Gikas Paraprofessional (1 on 1) Room 2
Belinda Durgin Grade One Teacher Room 3
Grade 2
Jennifer Rubalcava Grade Two Teacher Room 4
Stephanie Capone Grade Two Teacher Room 5
Grade 3
Kathie Emmons Grade Three Teacher Room 9
Laurie Mulsman Grade Three Teacher Room 10
Grade 4
Andrea Marren Grade Four Teacher Room 7
Catherine Sheehan Grade Four Teacher Room 8
Grade 5
Sharon Samuelson Grade Five Teacher Room 11
Jennie Hennessey Grade Five Teacher Room 12
Kirsten Borne Art Teacher Lower Level
Julie Gagner ELL Teacher Lower Level
Math Curriculum Instruction
Sarah Drakopoulos Math CIT Floor 3
Caroline Crowley Mendes Interim Math CIT Floor 3
Susie Petrov Music Teacher Music Room
Mona Rashad Instrumental Teacher Music Room
Bill Sokolow Instrumental Teacher Music Room
Physical Education
Nick Kelley Physical Ed. Teacher Lower Level
Andrea Cook Reading Specialist Reading Room
Miriam Rodriguez Fusco Speech Teacher Lower Level
Special Education
Janice Caruso Special Ed. Teacher Floor 3
Maria Hamelers Special Ed. Teacher Floor 3


Last Website Update June 17, 2019 8:52 PM
Welcome to the Aborn School Council Webpage
School Year 2019 - 2020
School Council Members and Meetings
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Meeting Dates and Agenda Meeting Minutes  
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January 28, 2019 - 3 PM Meeting Minutes  
March 25, 2019 - Cancelled    
June 10, 2019 - 3 PM    
About School Councils
A school council is a representative, school building-based committee composed of the principal, parents, teachers, community members and, at the secondary level, students, required to be established by each school pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 71, Section 59C.

It is important to note the School Council plays an advisory role in assisting the building principal to organize and implement a School Improvement Plan which not only addresses the areas in which the school intends to comply with the requirements of the Educational Reform Act, but also how the school intends to meet those system-wide goals and policies adopted by the school committee. Membership will consist of the principal, teachers, parents, students and community members.
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