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.
Chapin Street Girls on the Run
As students were getting ready to leave school for summer vacation all 2nd grade girls gathered in the Chapin Street cafeteria to learn about a national program- Girls on the Run- that will be offered to each of them when they return as 3rd graders. Click here to learn more about this program.
5th Grade Promotion and Awards Ceremony
On June 21st, with the song These Are The Days by 10,000 Maniacs playing in the Ludlow High School auditorium, all 5th grade students from Veterans Park School participated in their promotion and awards ceremony. The event was filled with many highlights including a memory speech given by Elena Chaplin. In addition to several students who were honored with achievement awards, two students, Ella Robak and Mateo Balbino, were awarded the Gus Adamopoulos Award. Click here to read the full article and to learn more about this ceremony.
3rd Graders Leave their "Mark" at Chapin Street School
3rd grade students had their final assembly yesterday as Chapin Street students-- on to 4th grade and Veterans Park School next year! Every student left their fingerprint on this memory canvas to be hung in the school's entrance. Click here to read the full article.
Riding in Style!
Veterans Park 5th grader, Julia Valadas, was this year's winner of the annual last day of school limo ride. She, along with a few friends, her teachers and principal, arrived in style this morning. Click here to read the full story and view avideo of the grand arrival.
LHS Sophomore, Joslyn Torres, Selected to Attend the Restoration Ecology Summer Scholars Program at Mount Holyoke College
Lynn Dupuis, 9th & 10th grade Landscape/Horticulture Teacher at the Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Career and Technical Center (CTEC), is pleased to announce that Ludlow High School sophomore, Joslyn Torres, has been accepted into the free summer enrichment program for high school girls - Restoration Ecology Summer Scholars- that will be held at Mount Holyoke College. June 26-30th, from 9am-4pm daily. Click here to read the full article.
Baird Middle School Graduation/Awards Ceremony
Baird Middle School Principal, Stacy Monette, and Assistant Principal, Mary Dobek, were proud to welcome family, staff and the entire 8th grade class to the BMS gymnasium for the 8th Grade Celebration and Awards Ceremony on June 19th. Click here for the full article and to view a video montage of photos from the evening.
LHS Library Dedication
On Thursday, June 15th representatives from the Joseph & Anna C. Dias Foundation came together with LPS school committee members and staff to dedicate the Ludlow High School library in memory of Joseph & Anna C. Dias. In 2015 the Foundation gifted $235,000 to update and modernize the district's five school libraries; in recognition of this generous gift the LHS library was officially named the Joseph & Anna C. Dias Family Foundation Memorial Library. Click here to read the full article.
4th Annual FUNd Run at Veterans Park School
Recently the 4th annual Veterans Park FUNd Run was held and How 'bout be HAPPY was the phrase of the day! Staff and students raised nearly $9,000 for the the Darren FUNd that supports people in the shared living model throughout Western Massachusetts at Pathlight. Click here to view a video montage of the event.
Chapin Street School Celebrates Flag Day
Students and staff at Chapin Street School arrived to school on June 14th wearing red, white or blue, eager and honored to participate in a living flag ceremony to commemorate Flag Day. To view the video that highlights this memorable event including students singing patriotic songs and happy birthday to the Army, click here.
East Street School's Lucky Penny
Meet East Street School's very own lucky Penny--- a sweet two year old English Springer Spaniel and certified therapy dog, that has been spending time with her reading buddies in the library at East Street School. To read the full article click here.
Hip, Hip, Array!
With some help from 2nd graders in room 1 at Chapin Street School LPS Superintendent, Dr. Todd Gazda, recently learned all about using arrays to solve math problems. To read the full article click here.
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.