Parents told PREDS decision not an easy one

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Published in the February 14, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — School officials exhausted all possible options before deciding to eliminate the Preschool Extended Day (PREDS) program. That was the message given to the standing-room only crowd at last week’s School Committee meeting by Superintendent Jane Tremblay. The decision came as the School Department needs to add an additional first grade class at Summer Street School for the 2018-2019 school year due to 91 kindergarteners currently enrolled at the elementary school. As a result, PREDS will be eliminated next...

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School Committee alarmed by suicide statistics

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Published in the February 14, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — School officials are looking to develop programs in order to help students deal with mental health issues. The School Committee participated in a follow-up roundtable discussion about the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) last week. The survey’s results were revealed during a joint Board of Selectmen and School Committee meeting last November. The selectmen and school board have formed a partnership in order to address substance abuse as well as develop prevention methods the town and schools...

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Dwyer picked to lead Summer St.

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Published in the February 14, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Summer Street School has found its next principal. On Monday, Superintendent Jane Tremblay appointed Dr. Karen Dwyer as Summer Street’s next principal. Dwyer will begin her tenure on July 1. She will succeed Summer Street Interim Principal Greg Hurray. “It is with great enthusiasm that I announce the appointment of Dr. Karen Dwyer as the next principal at Summer Street Elementary School,” said Tremblay in a letter to parents. “Dr. Dwyer was the unanimous choice of the...

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Track teams bring home plenty of medals from CAL Championships

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Mitchell wins 1,000 meter; Kinnon takes 55 Dash Published in the February 14, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI BOSTON — The boys’ and girls’ LHS track and field teams competed in the Cape Ann League Championships last Tuesday against the best the league has to offer. Lynnfield had some excellent individual efforts from both teams to headline a CAL meet to remember. Mitchell’s 1000 meter run highlights girls’ team Lynnfield senior Kate Mitchell entered the 2018 CAL Championships with plenty of accolades to bring with her to the Boston...

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Pioneer hockey qualifies for tournament

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Boys’ beat Triton, edged by Masco Published in the February 14, 2018 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI HAVERHILL — Last Saturday afternoon, the Lynnfield High boys’ hockey team was nipped by host Masconomet, 4-3, at the Valley Forum in Haverhill. With that defeat, the Pioneers record fell to 10-4-1 overall and 6-3-1 (third place) in the Cape Ann League. The Chieftains, who were able to split the season series, scored just 24 seconds into the game. With 6:46 left in the first, Kyle Nekoroski tied it assisted by Will Garofoli and...

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Boys’ hoop are CAL Kinney champs

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Published in the February 14, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI BYFIELD — The LHS boys’ basketball team played a road game against Triton on Friday night, looking to clinch the CAL Kinney division with a win. After a relatively close game throughout, the Pioneers slammed the door on a Viking comeback attempt by outscoring Triton 20-11 in the 4th behind Billy Arseneault who dropped 8 of his team-high 19 in the final frame. Lynnfield also got 13 points and two three’s from Zack Shone, 12 points and two three’s...

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Kevin Hanson, 55

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Avid fantasy baseball player Published in the February 14, 2018 edition CHELMSFORD — Kevin Hanson, 55, of Chelmsford, formerly of Wakefield, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 at Lowell General Hospital. Born in Melrose on November 3, 1962, he was the son of Barbara (Haladay) Hanson of Whitefield, New Hampshire and Ronald W. Hanson of Jefferson, New Hampshire Kevin was a graduate of Pingree School, Class of 1981 and went on to attend the University of Lowell. He had been a longtime bartender and DJ. He was an avid fantasy...

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Maureen Donovan, 93

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Active in environmental and civic concerns Published in the February 14, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Maureen Hildegarde (Murphy) Donovan, 93, of Lynnfield and Gloucester, passed away on February 10, 2018. She was born April 13, 1924, in Taunton. She was a graduate of Framingham State College, with a bachelor of science in Nutrition; honored with the Alumni Achievement Award in 1995 at her 50th reunion. She was a former member of the Ladies Committee of Peabody Essex Museum; American Field Service in Lynnfield; The Wingaersheek Yacht Club of Gloucester...

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Antonetta Salamone

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Published in the February 14, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Antonetta Salamone, of Wakefield, formerly of Revere, passed away on February 8, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles Salamone. She was the devoted mother of Paul Salamone and spouse Paul Cover of Texas; Lucia Salamone of Florida; Angelo Salamone of Lynnfield; and Joseph Salamone of Revere. She was the dear sister of Domenico Tummino of Italy; Gino Tummino of Germany; Joseph Tummino of Revere and Florida; and the late Charles Tummino. She was the cherished grandmother...

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