Friday, March 8, 2013
Sudbury residents can expect ip to a foot of snow before the latest snowstorm moves out.
UPDATED: 12:05 P.M. The stormy pattern that has pummeled Sudbury and neighboring towns continues today as residents have woken to enough snow to cancel school. Sudbury Public Schools Superintendent Anne Wilson sent an email to Sudbury Patch at 5:35 a.m. announcing school closings. Lincoln-Sudbury announced the closing at about the same time. Sudbury Town Offices are also closed today due to the storm and road conditions. This includes Flynn Building, Town Hall, Fairbank Community Center (including Atkinson Pool, Council on Aging, and Recreation offices and services), the Goodnow Library and non-essential offices at the Public Works department. The Sudbury Police Department reported some accidents as of 10:45 a.m. "We've had a handful of …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Sudbury's state senators and representative to take part.
Sudbury's legistaltors will gather on March 5 at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School to allow residents ask questions and voice concerns. State Sens. Mike Barrett, Jamie Eldridge, along with Reps. Tom Conroy and Thomas Stanley, will listen and answer questions from 7-8:30 p.m. at the school's library. The legislators will provide an update on the FY14 budget and its impact on education, green intiatives and legislative initiatives. The public is encouraged to attend and an opportunity to ask questions will be offered.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Top pieces of artwork on display at the Transportation Building in Boston.
Eighteen students from Lincoln-Sudbury with an eye for art were recently recognized for their artistry. According to L-S, those 18 art students were honored as recipients for the 2013 Boston Globe Art Award. The students who received this prestigious award are: The artwork of the winners of the Gold and Silver Keys will be on display at the State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, Boston from Monday, Feb. 11 to Friday, April 19. The Transportation Building is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The artwork of Gold Key recipients will move up to a competition at the national level.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Amy Butler died Wednesday from cancer.
The following is from Lincoln-Sudbury Superintendent/Principal Scott Carpenter: One of our teachers, Amy Butler, passed away on February 13th after battling cancer. Her passing brings with it great sadness for many in our school community. Some of our students have lost someone near and dear to them. Our teachers have lost someone who many considered a friend and mentor. Amy joined the Lincoln-Sudbury faculty in 2001 as a special educator. Over the intervening 12 years, Amy helped many struggling students find success in high school. In recent years, she had been working with students in our alternative programs. Amy was one of those special few educators, whom I consider truly transformative. She was able to work with a child struggling …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The Lincoln-Sudbury superintendent presented Sudbury's FINCOM with a $26.4M budget at Monday night's meeting; says the school needs more to help restore lost positions.
Scott Carpenter wants what is best for the students of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. And according to the superintendent, that mean working with a bigger budget. During Monday night's FINCOM meeting at Town Hall, Carpenter advised members the proposed no override budget of $26.7 million doesn't meet the needs of the school, which is expecting an increase in students by more than 50 next year. This budget doesn't keep up with the 52 additional students coming in next year," he said. "It's not educationally sound." Carpenter expressed a need for a"partial restore" budget of $27.2 million to help hire 8.66 new full-time equivalent staff. That would equal almost half of the staff the school lost to budget cuts over the past five years…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Four Warriors commit to play collegiate sports.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Police say evidence of both alcohol and burnt marijuana were present.
UPDATED 5:35 P.M. An under-aged drinking party that was broken up by the Sudbury Police Department on Jan. 24 has resulted in numerous athletes from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School receiving MIAA suspensions. According to Lt. Scott Nix, parents have contacted the department admitting their student-athlete had received a suspension. "Parents have called us, asking about the communication process between the school and the police," Nix said, "and what procedures were imposed and why." According to a report from Pam Cross of WCVB-Ch. 5, among those suspended were a girls basketball player and several hockey players. When contacted earlier today to confirm rumors, L-S Athletic Director Nancy O'Neil said she didn't think discussing which …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The L-S superintendent notified the Harvard school committee by email on Sunday that he was out.
Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Superintendent/Principal Scott Carpenter confirmed a report that he is no longer a candidate for the vacant Harvard Public Schools superintendent post. The Harvard Press reported he notified the Harvard school committee on Sunday that he was withdrawing his name. According to the report, Carpenter's email stated: “Unfortunately, after reflection over the past days, your search process and timeline have become less than desirable, and I would now not leave my present position for Harvard. I will be withdrawing from your search to focus my energy elsewhere.” Carpenter had been the lone finalist left when Jessica Huizinga of Freetown-Lakeville withdrew her application for “personal reasons.” Carpenter …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Lincoln-Sudbury faces Somerville on Jan. 26 in the first round.
High School Quiz Show, WGBH’s Emmy-Award winning fast-paced academic game show, announced the taping schedule for the 2012 tournament bracket for the 16 Massachusetts public high school academic teams competing on season three of the show. Lincoln-Sudbury will take on Somerville in the first round, and taping is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 26, at 3:45 p.m. The show will aire March 3, at 6:30 p.m. on WGBH 2. WGBH’s award-winning academic show is hosted by Billy Costa. All shows are taped in front of a studio audience at WGBH, One Guest Street in Brighton. This season will culminate with the inaugural Bay State vs. Granite State Showdown, pitting WGBH’s High School Quiz Show state champion team against New Hampshire Public Television’s …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
SPS, L-S open despite slippery conditions.
Despite a winter weather advisory from the National Weather Service, parents and students had to work their way through 3 to 4 inches of snow this morning as both Sudbury Public Schools and Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School opted not to use a snow day today. The Sudbury Police Department reported nine accidents as of 9 a.m., along with some disabled motor vehicles and at least three buses that got stuck going up hills. "It's not the worst I've ever seen but not the best, either," Lt. Robert Grady said. "The highway department had trouble getting out today." The winter weather advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. with total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches expected. Neighboring Marlborough Public Schools is closed for the day. Do you …