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March 13, 2020

Dear Classical Families,

As we move through unchartered territory, we appreciate your patience and understanding. We are doing all we can to keep learning happening for students and families.  Teachers will be reaching out to students through Jupiter with engagement activities to support your students’ learning. 

We understand there are challenges for some being able to access online work, so students will not be penalized if they are unable to access this work.  If your student has work that they would like feedback on, they can submit that to their teachers but they are not required to do so.   It is important for students to keep learning and to keep a structured day, so any support in pushing your students to do the following would be helpful and keep them ready for their return to school.  Students should be checking in for updates daily on Jupiter Ed

https://login.jupitered.com

Set aside time for:

Reading, journaling, writing, math practice, exercise, talking with peers and siblings, games with friends and families.  Your teachers are providing you with links to engaging online curricula to support your learning around the standards that they would be covering in school.

Lynn Classical, Lynn English, LVTI and Marshall Middle School will be providing lunch for students to come and grab and bring home from 11:00 to 1:00.

I wish you all well during this time away, please keep all of your families close and safe.  We will communicate regularly with any new information.  If you have questions you can contact the school by phone at 781-477-7404  or reach out to staff through Jupiter.

Thank you,
Amy Dunn

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School Lunch Update: March 2020

Dear Parent or Guardian:

We are pleased to inform you that Lynn Public Schools will be continuing the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) while participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs for School Year 2019-20.

What does this mean for you and your children who attend any Lynn Public School?

Great news! All enrolled students are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at no charge to your household each day of the 2019-20 school year. Your child (ren) will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit a meal application.
This means each student is eligible for ONE complete breakfast meal and ONE complete lunch meal at NO CHARGE.

If your child wants to purchase a second entrée, a juice, milk or other ala carte items they will need to have money on their account or pay with cash. There will be no charging on accounts allowed for these items going forward.

If you have any further questions, please contact the food service office at 781-477-7220.

Sincerely,
Food Service Department

Vaping Information and Resources

Dear Parents & Guardians,

The letter below is to inform you of issues surrounding “vaping”/ “juuling.” (using e-cigarettes). Lynn English High School would like to share information about vaping with our parents and guardians. Vaping is a serious concern for teens across the country. There are misconceptions that it is a “healthy” alternative to smoking when in fact it carries its own risks.

Please Download This Letter And Read About The Resources.
Feel free to contact us with any questions.

Thank you for partnering with us on this important topic of public interest.
We will continue to work to educate our students in all aspects of adolescent development.

Amy Dunn
Principal

Mass High School Football Trophy To Be Named After Harry Agganis



The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) today announced a partnership with the Agganis Family to honor the “Legend” Harry Agganis. With great respect, the MIAA and the Agganis Family announce the creation of the “Agganis Trophy” to be awarded at each of the eight MIAA Championship games at Gillette Stadium in December. “On behalf of the Agganis family, it is such a great honor to have Harry Agganis’ name associated with the MIAA Superbowl Trophy” stated Greg Agganis, Harry’s great nephew and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Agganis Foundation.

A native of Lynn, Massachusetts, Aristotle George “Harry” Agganis was born into a large family. Agganis excelled at Lynn Classical High School in both football and baseball as well as achieving high academic status. His efforts resulted in numerous athletic scholarships offered to him post-graduation. A local at heart, and wanting to stay close to his mother, Harry brought his talents to the Terriers of Boston University as a collegiate football, basketball and baseball player. Agganis’ football talents earned him All-American honors, the first for a Boston University Terrier. 

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Book Icon Academics and Curriculum
  LCHS Program of Studies For 2018-2019 School Year
  Curriculum Guides
  Student Handbooks - 2019/2020
  Summer Reading Information
  School Is A Safe Place to Get Help Resource Page
  "Making The Curriculum Real" A Special Program
  Classical Academic Departments
  Expectations For Learning and RAM Rubrics
  Advanced Placement
  Check out of After School Academics Programs for 2017 | Begins 10/09/17
  Our Honor Roll Webpage
  Superintendent's District Handbook Letter (English and Spanish)
   
Basketball Icon Activities, Sports and Athletics
  Weekly Sports Schedules
  RAM Sports Schedules By Season
  Our Athletics Department Webpage
   
Blog Icon Blog Spots
   
Blog Icon LPS Calendar
  2019-2020 School Year Calendar
   
Running Icon Extra Curricular Activities For This School Year
 
Families are made aware of extracurricular activities via Enews (email blast), Open House, Website and Extra Curricular Afterschool Fair.
Art & Crafts Club Chess/Gaming Club ELA/Literacy
Debate Club Drama Club Drama Production
Gaming Gay Straight Alliance History/African American Club
Interact Club Intramural (Boys) Intramural (Exercise)
Language Club (Latin) Language Club (Spanish) Math Club
Mock Trial Multicultural Club
(Asian American)
Music Club-Band
Music Club National Honor Society POP Club
Quiz Team Science Club
(Environmental Club)
Senior Yearbook
Social Justice Student Ambassadors  
Student Government
TV Club Updated January 2020
  Visit Our 2020 Activites and Clubs Webpage
   
Guidance Icon Guidance Department
  Visit Our Guidance Department
   
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  Visit Our School Library
   
Clipboard Icon Policies, Codes and Forms
  Section 504 - Non-Retaliation Notice
  Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) is a federal law that protects individuals from discrimination based on their disability. Lynn Public Schools prohibits discrimination based on disability in its programs and activities. Section 504 and Title II forbids organizations and employers that receive government funding from excluding or denying individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to receive program benefits and services.

Lynn Public Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified students under Section 504. The Lynn Public Schools prohibits retaliation against any individual who asserts their rights under Section 504 or Title II or who files a complaint, testifies, assists, or participates in an investigation or proceeding under Section 504 or Title II.

The following people have been designated to provide further information or to process claims of discrimination based on disability or claims of retaliation retaliated against under Section 504 or Title II.

Charlie Gallo is responsible for Section 504 Compliance for the Lynn Public Schools. As the District 504 Coordinator, he will investigate all complaints. Should you have any questions or wish to file a complaint, he can be reached at 781-477-7220 ext. 3177 or by writing him at 100 Bennett Street, Lynn, Massachusetts 01902; Email galloc@lynnschools.org.

Dahlia Gonzalez is the Classical High School 504 Coordinator. She can be reached at 781-477-7404 or by writing her at 235 O’Callaghan Way, Lynn, Massachusetts 01905; Email gonzalezd@lynnschool.org.

Federal Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, Boston Office, U.S. Department of Education, 8th floor, 5 Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109-33921; 617-289-0111; FAX: 617-289-0150; TDD: 877-521-2172; Email: OCR.Boston@ed.gov.
  Section 504 Non-Retaliation Notice - English
  Section 504 Non-Retaliation Notice - Arabic
  Section 504 Non-Retaliation Notice - Haitian
  Section 504 Non-Retaliation Notice - Khmer
  Section 504 Non-Retaliation Notice - Spanish
   
Clipboard Icon LPS Policies, Codes and Forms
  Teaching About Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs and Our Policy
  Common School Policies, Codes and Forms
   
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  Our MCAS Webpage
   
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  Jupiter Grades Log-In
   
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  LCHS "Turnaround Times" Volume 2, Issue 2 - March 2020
  Teens At Work - Understanding the Youth Work Permit Process
  Our Safety Procedures Webpage
  Students "In The News"
   
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  Unified Basketball Team Celebrates! January 9, 2020, Photos Are Here!
  Alumni Mentoring Program
  Collage Application Resources
  Classical Gear For Sale!
  National Honor Society
  Our Honor Roll Webpage
  Our 2018-2019 Hall of Fame Nomination Form
   
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  Lynn Classical Alumni Facebook Page
  Lynn Classical Alumni Website
   
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  Classical's Website Archive Page
   
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Last Website Update: April 6, 2020 8:19 AM
What's Happening This Month At LCHS - School Year 2019-2020
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School Year 2019-2020
Year   Month(s) Description
2019
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2020   January  
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Welcome to Lynn Classical High School

Principal's Welcome

Dear School Community:
This communication is to welcome both new and established students and families to Lynn Classical for the 2018-2019 school year.  I am truly excited to work with you this year as the interim principal.  My professionl experience at Lynn Classical includes teaching in the Math and Science Departments, Guidance Counselor and most recently the Assistant Principal for the past nine years.  I am also a lifelong Lynn resident and Classical graduate so I take both personal and professional pride in LCHS and will actively support the students, families and staff in having an engaging, safe and productive school year.

Our administrative team, teachers and support staff are very committed to meeting the needs of all students. Our team strives to celebrate differences while providing equitable access to education. We hope that your son or daughter has a positive academic and social experience while attending Classical. To achieve this goal we need the support from parents and guardians to reinforce the importance of students’ attendance, doing their personal best and interacting in a respectful manner with everyone.  Students will have a variety of assessments including: classwork, homework, tests, quizzes, and other assignments. To be successful students must be committed to completing these assignments on time and to the best of their ability. College acceptances and career pathways are very competitive and academic success starts in the ninth grade.  Students who support their academic learning by joining activities such as clubs and sports can build social skills, help to make friends and create a well-rounded high school experience.

Attendance is key to your students’ success.  Important learning is happening every day at LCHS and when your student is not here they are missing out.  For this reason we are partnering with district in their new initiative, “Every Student, Every Day.”  Classical has put together a team to increase communication with families regarding attendance and provide support in increasing all students’ attendance.  Most students who have failing grades have attendance problems. We ask that you join us in decreasing the number of unexcused absences. We also want to improve on our tardy and dismissal rate. Please do not schedule any appointments which allow students to miss class time unless it is absolutely necessary. Each absence from a class can negatively impact learning. Students who miss class will be asked to make up missed work after school. Many students have after school activities, work or other obligations but we ask that you help your student make school the number one priority.

Social emotional well-being is very important for academic success. Our Assistant Principals, Guidance Counselors, Social Worker, Adjustment Counselor, and School Nurses are available to assist students and parents. In addition, Lynn Community Health Center has a school based office available for students. Please let us know if we can be of any help.

Finally, I believe that open lines of communication are extremely important to the success of our school.  We use the Jupiter transparent grading system for both student and parents to keep you up to date with your students’ attendance and grades.  If you have not received your log in information, you should contact the guidance department 781-477-7404.   Jupiter messaging is also a great way to communicate with your students’ teachers, guidance counselors and the administration.  We will also send home written information as well as use blackboard connect for outreach calling and important information.  For important dates and upcoming events sign on to our website at www.lynnschools.org/classical  and access our School Calendar.
I wish you all a happy and successful school year. Please feel free to reach out to me with questions or concerns.  I look forward working with you this year.

Amy Dunn
Principal

Classical High School Information

Our Core Values, Beliefs and Learning Expectations
The Lynn Classical High School mission is to meet the needs of all of our students and ensure they become knowledgeable, conscientious, productive, and self-reliant learners who are college and career ready. The school community shares in the responsibility of providing our graduates with the 21st century skills necessary to be successful on a local and global scale. We celebrate our diversity, cultivate creativity and respect, and take pride in knowing our school is safe and supportive for all.

LCHS is a student-centered learning community that VALUES:
Life-long learning
Cultural diversity
High expectations for all
Safe-learning environment

LCHS is committed to the following beliefs about LEARNING:
Rigor, relevance, and relationships are key to academic achievement
All are accountable
Making connections makes a difference
Success can be achieved by all

LCHS Learning Expectations:

  1. Communicate effectively while making and defending arguments, accessing and relaying information, and addressing peers and adults
  2. Apply analytical, critical, and creative thinking skills to identify and solve relevant problems using appropriate technology and other resources.
  3. Demonstrate REMARKABLE content knowledge through authentic tasks, performances, and assessments.
  4. Work appropriately and productively both independently and with others in order to accomplish team and individual academic, personal, social or civic goals.
  5. Interact positively, accept responsibility, and display consideration for the diversity of the school and community.


Our School Information and Resource Links
Grades Offered 9 - 10 - 11 - 12
Phone (781) 477-7404
Fax (781) 477-7212
Address - Map Link 235 O'Callaghan Way, Lynn, MA 01905
School Day Monday - Friday 7:45 AM until 2:30 PM
Directions To The School From Route 95 and Route128
From Route 95/128 - From Rt. 95/128 North take exit 43, Walnut St., bear right at the end of the ramp. Go straight through the lights. A pond will be on your left. Continue on Walnut St. for approximately one-and-a-half miles. At the first set of lights, bear left following Rt. 129 east over Rt. 1. Continue through set of lights along Walnut St. A reservoir will be on your left. Approximately one half mile beyond the reservoir, there will be a set of lights. That is the intersection of Walnut St. and O'Callaghan Way. Make a right and continue to the end of O'Callaghan Way. Classical High School is on the right at the intersection of O'Callaghan and Holyoke Street.
Directions To The School From Route 1
From Route 1 - Get off at the Walnut Street (East) exit towards Lynn. Continue through set of lights along Walnut St. A reservoir will be on your left. Approximately one half mile beyond the reservoir, there will be a set of lights. That is the intersection of Walnut St. and O'Callaghan Way. Make a right and continue to the end of O'Callaghan Way. Classical High School is on the right at the intersection of O'Callaghan and Holyoke Street.
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Last Website Update: April 6, 2020 8:19 AM
School Staff and Faculty List for 2019-2020

Our School Staff List
Our Phone (781) 477-7404
Our Fax (781) 477-7212
Principal Amy Dunn
Vice Principal Dennis Thompson Grade 11 and Grade 12 (A-L)
Vice Principal Anastasia Mower Grade 10 and Grade 12 (M-Z)
Vice Principal Christopher Warren Grade 9
Principal’s Assistant Christine Pisanelli
Secretary Coula Kesanlis
Attendance Secretary Angela Liakopoulos
Program Specialist Kathleen Aiello
Monitor Rob Smith
Custodian Robin Russo
Guidance Department Sally Glowik All Grade 9 Students
Guidance Department Donna Doucette Last Names A - De
Guidance Department Shanna Duprey Last Names Df - Loo
Guidance Department Christopher Hayward Last Names M - Rn
Guidance Department Jessica Toomey Last Names Ro - Z
Guidance Department Jaclyn Fisher All EL Students
Secretary Laura Durant
Secretary Katie Donahue
School Nurse June Blake B.S.N.
School Nurse Jennifer Wortman
Nurses Office Phone (781) 477-7196
Social Worker Bobby Bishop
Adjustment Counselor George Shea
Parent Liaison Irma Deleon
Trio Program Sarah Coffey
Peer Mediation Alexis Kopoulos
BRYT CIT Megan Cushing
BRYT CIT Matthew Sanphy
Lynn Comm. Health Center Keri McConaghy
 

Our School Faculty List and Faculty Profiles
Applied Technology Department Faculty
Afton Dean Jasper Grassa
Sherry McNulty Lynn Petkewich
Luke Richards Brian Vaughan
About The Applied Technology Department
 
Art Department Faculty
Erin Sutton
Leah Warren
About The Art Department
 
Athletics Department Faculty
William Devin, Jr. Athletic Director
Cathy Ellis Assistant Athletic Director
About The Athletics Department
 
English Department Faculty
Philip McQueen Department Head
Mark Ailshie Aili Cervenka
Chelsea Cowie Jacqlyn Culwell
Rosanne Driscoll Marc Feldmann
Patty Frey Dahlia Gonzalez
Kelly Hourihan Kathy Lovett
David McCaffrey Erica Richard
Matthew Sanphy Kerry Shairs
Barbara Williams
About The English Department
 
EL Department Faculty
Amanda Curtis Department Head
Brendan Brown Claud’Jena Clotaire
Cyndil Flamer Travis Harris
Greg MacPhee Natalie Turek
About The ELL Department Program
 
Foreign Language Department Faculty
Fátima de Granda-Lyle Department Head
Christopher Ayers Marybeth Banks
John Blume Amber Daniels
Deinorah Kraus Betsaida Ramos-Pachucki
Lourdes Sagardia Paula Whittaker
About The Foreign Language Department
 
Jobs for Americas Graduates (JAG)
Kaleigh Young
About Jobs For Americas Graduates
 
Library Department Faculty
Erica Tolley Librarian
About The LCHS Library
 
Math Department Faculty
Dr. Mark Johnston Department Head
Paul Arnold Rachel Carroll
Kristin Domenech Eleni Doulis
Alina Garrity Samria Ghili
Chelsea Christian Hafetz Marcia Karalis
Kevin Kennedy Jennifer Mack
Edward Palmeira Angela Skinner
Karl Tenenholtz Rita Wakefield
Kathleen White
About The Math Department
 
Music Department Faculty
Tommy Bunnens Peter Hampton
About The Music Department
 
Physical Education Department Faculty
William Devin, Jr. Athletic Director
Cathy Ellis Assistant Athletic Director
Colleen McNulty-Peterson
Joan Wiendczak
Laurie Wentzell-Ryan
About The Physical Education Department
 
Science Department Faculty
Ellen Moriarty Department Head
Joseph Baglieri Samantha Canfield
Mark Chesley Michael Fannon
Tom Farese Nicole Kolhonen
Andrea Metayer Christine Lander
Catherine Rosenthal Betul Sevinc
Victoria Sicard Alyssa Smiley
Davide Winchester
About The Science Department
 
Social Studies Department Faculty
Zach Johnson Department Head
Dena DiPardo Michael Curley
Frank DeLuca Jessica Dormady
Josh Guerin Gwen Hansen
Robert Johnson Christopher Leblanc
Mary Murphy Charles Orrell
David Poland Matt Simms
Peter Spiliakos Thomas Stanley
Kristen Tabacco Denise Vinciarelli
Gregory Washington
About The Social Studies Department
 
Special Education Department Faculty
Christine Lyman Department Head
Robin Anderson Jessica Ayer
Annie Bakas Michelle Camire
Kristina DeRosa Estelle Dill
Cathy Ellis Erin Marc
Valerie Perham Karen Picone
Jonathan Rosenthal Paul Ryan
Amy Sewyck Laurie Spencer
Kim Toomey
Special Education Department Aides
Annie Alemar Tricia Cennami
Thomas Deveau Marie Dalton
Sandra D'Urso Donna Estes
Karen Flaherty Cindy McKanas
Inocencia Marte Angeles Merlin
Barbara Minchello Jennifer Moccia
Lisa Nelson Ana Rodriguez
Susan Strakus  
About The Special Education Department And Our COACh Program
 
Theatre Arts Department Faculty
Mark Ailshie
About The Theatre Arts Department
 
Last Website Update: April 6, 2020 8:19 AM
Welcome to the Classical School Council Webpage
School Year 2019 - 2020
School Council Members and Meetings
Name School or Community Position
Amy Dunn
Anastasia Mower
Dennis Thompson
Chris Warren
Michelle Washington
Michelle Pedro
Glenn George
Donna Whalen
Colleen Baker
Arlin Simo De Valerio
Christine DiSaia
Dawn Ross
Leshauna Vernon
Jennie Hennessey
Michael Morganelli
Yesenia Hernandez
Rothana Ngin
Olivia Waterman
Bolaji Odusanya
Sophia Chau
Jessica Reyes
Hannah Guthrie
Kathy Aiello
Chelsea Cowie
Michael Curley
Afton Dean
Kristina DeRosa
Annie Bakas
Matt Simms
Frank DeLuca
Kathy Lovett
Ed Palmeira
Luke Richards
Erica Tolley
Principal
Vice Principal
Vice Principal
Vice Principal
Co-Chair and Parent
Parent
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Parent
Parent
Parent
Parent
Parent
Parent
Parent
Parent
Student - Sophmore Class President
Student - Sophmore Vice President
Student - Senior ClassPresident
Student - Senior Vice President
Student - Junior Class President
Student - Junior Vice President
Program Specialist
Teacher
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Meeting Dates and Agenda Meeting Minutes  
Sept. 16, 2019 - 5:30 PM    
October 16, 2019 - 6 PM Meeting Minutes  
January 08, 2020 - 6 PM    
March 11, 2020 - 6 PM    
April 29, 2020 - 6 PM    
School Year 2019 - 2020    
September 10, 2018    
October 10, 2018    
January 16, 2019    
March 13, 2019    
April 24, 2019    
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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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Photos LCHS Rams Visit Gillette Stadium! November 2019
Photos LCHS Special Olympics Shine On The Court! October 2019
Photos Summer COACh Program! September 2019
Photos NEC Softball Champs...AGAIN! June 2019
Photos Go Jettas!!! February 2019
     
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