Lynn English High School

Lynn English High School (LEHS) is a public high school located at 50 Goodridge Street in the eastern section of Lynn, Massachusetts. It is a part of Lynn Public Schools.

Its student population is approximately 2,000 and its faculty consists of 1 principal, 3 vice principals, 8 department heads, 6 guidance counselors, 93 teachers, 1 librarian, and 3 paraprofessionals.[2] Lynn English High School’s Mission Statement is to provide all students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills within a safe and supportive environment and to promote respectful, responsible behavior.[3]

Lynn English High School
Lynn English High School
50 Goodridge Street



School typeHigh School
School districtLynn Public Schools
SuperintendentPatrick A. Tutwiler
PrincipalThomas Strangie
Enrollment1,598 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)Maroon and Gray
Athletics conferenceNortheastern Conference (NEC)
Team nameBulldogs
RivalClassical Rams

National recognition

  • The Lynn English Junior ROTC program frequently competes and is recognized nationally at numerous drill team competitions.
  • In December 2008, Lynn English was named to the U.S. News and World Report listing of the Best High Schools in America.[4]
  • In March 2009, Lynn English was voted the best Low Income Academic School in Massachusetts by Businessweek Magazine.[4]
  • In mid-2009, the school was recognized as an Intel School of Distinction in Mathematics Excellence, receiving significant grant money to expand technology at the school.[5]
  • Stand Up 2011 award for “innovative and impactful programs that address bullying”.[6]

Notable alumni

Notable faculty

Demographic data

  • Enrollment: 1,629 students [2]
  • Hispanic: 48% [2]
  • Caucasian: 26% [2]
  • Black: 16% [2]
  • Asian: 8% [2]

See also


  1. ^ "Lynn English High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "About our School" Archived 2013-04-15 at
  3. ^ "Lynn English High School Mission Statement" Archived 2013-04-15 at
  4. ^ a b Lynn English in the News Archived 2009-09-01 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Intel Selects Contest Finalists Archived 2009-09-25 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "English honored for anti-bullying efforts" Archived 2013-04-11 at
  7. ^ "Player Perspective: Lynn English's Ben Bowden". Retrieved June 16, 2016.
  8. ^ a b Material for this yearbook issue was compiled and researched by Betsy QM Tong (1994-06-12). "CLASS ACTS MOST LIKELY TO ... Notable graduates of Boston area high schools". Boston Globe (pre-1997 Fulltext).
1968 Los Angeles Dodgers season

The 1968 Los Angeles Dodgers had a 76–86 record and finished in seventh place in the National League standings, 21 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals. After the season, the Dodgers underwent some changes among the team management when long time general manager Buzzie Bavasi resigned to take over the expansion San Diego Padres. He was replaced by team vice-president Fresco Thompson. However, Thompson was diagnosed with cancer weeks after taking the job and died in November. Al Campanis became the new general manager for the following season.

Albert Cole (Massachusetts)

Albert Cole (December 28, 1904 – November 1966) was a Massachusetts politician who served in the Massachusetts State Senate and as the 40th and 42nd mayors of Lynn, Massachusetts.

Cole was a Lynn Councillor-at-large from 1932 to 1935 and a member of the Massachusetts Senate from the 1st Essex Senatorial District from 1935 to 1940. Cole was elected Mayor of Lynn in 1939. He stepped down in 1943 to serve with the United States Army in World War II, he was succeeded in the last six months of his term by Councilor-at-large Arthur J. Frawley. He was elected mayor again in 1945 while still serving in the Pacific. During his second tenure as mayor, Cole arranged for the construction of Lynn Memorial City Hall and Auditorium. He did not run for reelection in 1947 and instead supported the campaign of city councilor Stuart A. Tarr.Cole was a candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts in 1946, but lost the Republican nomination to Arthur W. Coolidge.In 1953, Cole was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower for the position of Controller of Customs in Boston.

Anthony Anderson (basketball)

Anthony Nathaniel Anderson (born November 12, 1981), also known by his initials as Double A, is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Moncton Magic of the National Basketball League of Canada (NBL). Standing 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), he plays the point guard position. Anderson has played in the NBL Canada with the Riptide and Mill Rats for nearly six seasons. As of February 2016, he is the league's all-time leading scorer and is known as one of its most prominent players. Anderson also played for Saint John and their previous incarnation, the Manchester Millrats, in the Premier Basketball League (PBL) and the American Basketball Association (ABA).

Anderson played four seasons of college basketball under head coach Steve Lappas at the University of Massachusetts Amherst with the Minutemen. He most notably was named Rookie of the Year for the Atlantic 10 Conference in 2002. He closed his college career at UMass as its second-best three-point shooter in school history, behind only Monty Mack. Anderson attended Lynn English High School in Lynn, Massachusetts before college, where he was one of the top basketball players in the Northeastern Conference.

After leaving UMass, Anderson shortly competed as a rookie with the PAWS London Capital following a brief hiatus in his career, in which he only played locally for personal reasons. He later drew the attention of the Millrats, for whom he would play in the 2007–08 season. Anderson then competed in Cyprus and Poland before returning to Manchester. He remained with the team as they relocated to Saint John and the NBL Canada. Midway through his stint with the Mill Rats, Anderson played in Qatar in 2013. His individual accolades in his professional career include ABA All-Star Game MVP, All-ABA First Team, ABA Most Valuable Player, and third and second-team All-PBL. In the NBL Canada, Anderson has appeared on the All-NBL Canada First Team thrice, made the NBL Canada All-Star Game on two occasions, and was named Most Valuable Player in 2014.

Antonio Anderson

Antonio Andrew Anderson (born June 5, 1985) is the head coach at Lynn English High School in Lynn, Massachusetts. He majored in interdisciplinary studies at the University of Memphis. He started at Lynn Vocational Technical High School ("Lynn Tech") after playing his freshman year at Lynn English High School. He later played in prep school before going to college.

Ben Bowden

Benjamin Douglas Bowden (born October 21, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Bump Hadley

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English High School (1892 building)

The English High School is a historic former school building at 498 Essex Street in downtown Lynn, Massachusetts. Built in 1892 and enlarged in 1924, it served as the city's second high school until 1932, when the present Lynn English High School building on Goodridge Street was built. This building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its architecture in 1986. After serving for many years as a junior high school, it was converted into residential units.

Essex County, Massachusetts

Essex County is a county in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the total population was 743,159, making it the third-most populous county in the state. It is part of the Greater Boston area (the Boston–Cambridge–Newton, MA–NH Metropolitan Statistical Area). The largest city in Essex County is Lynn. The county was named after the English county of Essex.

It has two traditional county seats: Salem and Lawrence. Prior to the dissolution of the county government in 1999, Salem had jurisdiction over the Southern Essex District, and Lawrence had jurisdiction over the Northern Essex District, but currently these cities do not function as seats of government. However, the county and the districts remain as administrative regions recognized by various governmental agencies, which gathered vital statistics or disposed of judicial case loads under these geographic subdivisions, and are required to keep the records based on them. The county has been designated the Essex National Heritage Area by the National Park Service.

Harland A. McPhetres

Harland Amos McPhetres (February 8, 1892 – May 3, 1972) was an American politician who served as the 37th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts, USA.

Harry A. Dame

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Jack Noseworthy

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John A. Curry

John A. Curry (born May 12, 1934) was the President of Northeastern University from 1989 to 1996. Prior to serving as President, Curry was the University's Executive Vice President. Curry is the first alumnus to serve as Northeastern's President.Curry grew up in the city of Lynn, Massachusetts and graduated from Lynn English High School where he is a member of the Lynn English sport's hall of fame.

After receiving both his bachelor's and master's degree from Northeastern University, Curry went on to earn his Doctor of Education from Boston University. Curry is the husband of Marcia Curry, with whom he has three children; Robert Curry, Timothy Curry, and Susan Brown. The "John and Marcia Curry Student Center" was dedicated to President Curry following his retirement from Northeastern University.

During Curry's tenure, Northeastern University built a new science and engineering research center, a state-of-the-art classroom building, a recreation complex, and added new undergraduate and graduate programs. Curry also restructured the University and established a computer network on campus. In 1993, Curry hosted President Bill Clinton.Since his retirement, Curry has published nine books. His first novel is titled "Loyalty" and his most recent novel "Running in Lane One" was published in 2009. Curry currently resides in Saugus, Massachusetts with his wife Marcia.

Larry Pleau

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Lynn, Massachusetts

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Lynn High School

Lynn High School may refer to:

Lynn English High School, Lynn, Massachusetts

Lynn Classical High School, Lynn, Massachusetts

Old Lynn High School, Lynn, Massachusetts

Lynn Public Schools

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Northeastern Conference

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Patrick J. McManus

Patrick J. McManus (July 20, 1954 – July 10, 2009) was a Massachusetts attorney and politician who served as the 54th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts.

Tom Whelan

Thomas Joseph Whelan (January 3, 1894 – June 26, 1957) was a professional football player who spent three years in the American Professional Football Association, the forerunner to the National Football League, with the Canton Bulldogs in 1919 and 1920, winning the national championship alongside Jim Thorpe. He then played with the Cleveland Tigers in 1921. He was also a professional baseball player in the National League for the Boston Braves, at first base in 1920.Whelan managed to attend the colleges of Dartmouth College, Georgetown University, Boston College, Notre Dame from 1913 until 1920.

He went on to become a coach, athletic director and principal of Lynn English High School, where the academic wing built in the 1990s was named after him. He was married to Mildred, and had five children – Thomas, Mary Jane, Mildred, Robert and William.

Known for his encouraging and positive outlook, he assisted many Lynn English athletes attend college. In this spirit, his many grandchildren maintain an annual scholarship in honor of their grandfather/grandmother, and their parents who all attended Lynn English High School.

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