Lynnfield High School

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Lynnfield High School
Address
275 Essex Street

,
01940

United States
Coordinates42°32′20″N 71°1′58″W / 42.53889°N 71.03278°W / 42.53889; -71.03278Coordinates: 42°32′20″N 71°1′58″W / 42.53889°N 71.03278°W / 42.53889; -71.03278
Information
TypePublic, Coeducational
StatusOpen
School districtLynnfield Public Schools
PrincipalMr. Robert Cleary
Teaching staff53.21 (FTE)[1]
Grades912
Enrollment648 (2017–18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio12.18[1]
Color(s)Blue and Gold         
Athletics conferenceCape Ann League
MascotPioneer
Team nameLynnfield Pioneers
RivalNorth Reading High School
AccreditationNew England Association of Schools and Colleges
Communities servedLynnfield, Massachusetts
Website

Lynnfield High School is a four-year, coeducational public high school for students in grade nine through twelve residing in the town of Lynnfield, Massachusetts.

Athletics[edit]

Lynnfield High School is a member of the Cape Ann League and is a Division III competitor in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association. Sports teams are known as the Pioneers, and school colors are blue and gold. The school's traditional rival is North Reading High School, against whom Lynnfield plays a football game each Thanksgiving Day. Lynnfield High offers sports in the fall, winter, and spring seasons.[3]

Fall Sports[edit]

  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer (Boys)
  • Soccer (Girls)
  • Field Hockey
  • Volleyball
  • Cross Country (Boys)
  • Cross Country (Girls)
  • Cheerleading

Winter Sports[edit]

  • Basketball (Boys)
  • Basketball (Girls)
  • Ice Hockey (Boys)
  • Ice Hockey (Girls)
  • Wrestling
  • Indoor Track (Boys)
  • Indoor Track (Girls)
  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming (Co-Ed)

Spring Sports[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Tennis (Boys)
  • Tennis (Girls)
  • Track & Field (Boys)
  • Track & Field (Girls)
  • Lacrosse (Boys)
  • Lacrosse (Girls)

Arts and Activities[edit]

Lynnfield High School has many notable art and music programs, as well as clubs and extracurricular activities. Every fall, a Club Fair is held during school, organized by student representatives from different activities to inform and encourage freshman to participate and get involved. Some of Lynnfield's clubs and activities include:

  • Best Buddies
  • Math Team
  • Mock Trial
  • The Catalyst (Student Newspaper)
  • Dance Club
  • Debate Team
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Concert Choir
    • Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus
  • Chamber Singers (Advanced Choral Ensemble)
  • Sweet Treble (Student-led Female Acapella Group)
  • Harmageddon (Occasionally running Student-led Male Acapella Group)
  • Theatre East

Theatre East is Lynnfield High School's drama company. The company performs a 40-minute play each winter as a long-time participant of the METG (Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild)'s High School division Dramafest. It has competed against numerous high schools in the local area, and the company is renowned for its consistently impressive productions and winning awards each year at every level of competition. In 2019, Theatre East went to the Finals level of competition with their production of Donald Margulies' Shipwrecked! An Entertainment.

Graduation requirements[edit]

In order to graduate from Lynnfield High School, students must earn 108 credits and meet the following departmental and community service requirements:

Department Required Courses
English English 9, 10, 11, 12 (including Research Paper in grade 11)
Mathematics Four full-year math courses
Science Three full-year science courses
Social Studies Modern World History, U.S. History I, U.S. History II
Unified Arts One semester course
Business/Technology One semester course
Physical Education/Health PE 9/Health, PE 10, PE 11, PE 12
Community Service 35 hours (20 hours to be completed by the end of grade 10; an

additional 15 hours to be completed by the end of semester one of the senior year)

Students must be scheduled for a minimum of 27.5 credits (or the equivalent) per school year. At least one semester elective is required of all students.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Lynnfield High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 30, 2019.
  2. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/sat.aspx
  3. ^ http://www.lynnfield.k12.ma.us/high/lhs-athletics/
  4. ^ https://drive.google.com/file/d/1d4YOPTl-YOCFEqKtLBsQ_Jjpbz3fi3j1/view