Lunenburg High School

Lunenburg High School is the high school of the town of Lunenburg, Massachusetts in north-eastern Worcester County. The school educates students from Lunenburg. In 2016, a new Middle/High School building was completed.[4]

Lunenburg Middle-High School
Lunenburg Middle-High School
Lunenburg High School
Location
1025 Massachusetts Ave
Lunenburg, Massachusetts
01462

Coordinates42°35′51.4″N 71°43′11.0″W / 42.597611°N 71.719722°WCoordinates: 42°35′51.4″N 71°43′11.0″W / 42.597611°N 71.719722°W
Information
TypePublic High School
Open enrollment[1]
OpenedAugust 2016
School districtLunenburg Public Schools
SuperintendentDr. Kate Burnham, Ed.D.
PrincipalRobert McGrath
Grades6-12
Enrollment439 (2016-17)[2]
Campus size167,000 SQFT
Campus typeMiddle/High School
Color(s)Blue     
White     
Athletics conferenceMassachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association
District E
Midland Wachuset League
MascotBlue Knight
Website

Departments and staff

Administration:

  • RoBert McGrath - Principal
  • Annica Scott - Assistant principal

Arts and Music:

  • Nathan DiPerri
  • Karyn Giuliani
  • Caryn Wardwell

English:

  • Meredith Cormier
  • Mary Foyle
  • CCP - Mary Foyle & Nicole Kromer
  • Michael Hannigan
  • Paul Harmon
  • Erinanne Burroughs
  • Mary Whitaker

Foreign Language:

  • Jessica Beardmore
  • Peggy Proctor
  • Jimena Punales-Santiago
  • Lynn Radford
  • Tamara Yourk

Mathematics:

  • Andrew Cantatore
  • Jennifer Miller
  • Amy Raboin
  • Sarah Sabatini
  • Martha Sullivan
  • Eric Short
  • Robert Truax

Physical and Health Education:

  • Steven Boone
  • Steve Kyajohnian
  • Rhonda Malatos
  • Alexis Pukaite

Science:

  • Jennifer Biery
  • Richard Cohen
  • Linda Collette
  • Mitchel Friedman
  • Dawn Gearin
  • Robert Hill
  • Craig Pingsterhaus

Social Studies:

  • Anna Keegan
  • Timothy Macuga
  • Hailee Martin
  • Timothy Normandin
  • Warren Stevenson

Special Services:

  • Buswell, Michael
  • Kim Jones
  • Joshua Koziol
  • Nicole Kromer
  • Brianna Lively
  • Sharon McCullah
  • Millett, Jamie
  • Ogilvie, Harold

Technology Education:

  • Dana Belair

Technology:

  • Steve Malandrinos - Technology director
  • Josh Branham - Technology support
  • Alex Smith - Technology support

Notable alumni

Athletics

The school is a member of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association. It is classified as District D and a part of the Midland Wachusett League. The school mascot is the Blue Knight.

After allegations of racism against its football program in 2013, the school cancelled the rest of the season.[6][7] Teammates were initially suspected of spray painting racist slurs on a biracial player's house, but police and the FBI later investigated the player's mother, and the students were vindicated of any wrongdoing. After an investigation, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. stated that "evidence presented to us fails to demonstrate beyond a reasonable doubt that a crime has been committed," but that the case remains open. [8] The family later admitted to falsifying the crime in order to switch their son to a school district with a more robust football program. As a result, the Lunenburg football team missed out on the season for no reason.

References

  1. ^ http://www.doe.mass.edu/finance/schoolchoice/choice-status.pdf
  2. ^ "Lunenburg High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  3. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/sat.aspx
  4. ^ "Lunenburg Middle/High School". Tappé Architects. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Central MA's #19 School: Lunenburg High School". golocalworcester.com. 15 February 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  6. ^ Barboza, Scott (19 November 2013). "District: No tolerance for racism". ESPN.com. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  7. ^ Mungin, Lateef (20 November 2013). "Massachusetts high school cancels football games after racial slur spray painted on player's home". CNN.com. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  8. ^ http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/breakingnews/ci_25019972/da-not-enough-evidence-charge-mother-lunenburg-graffiti

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