Thursday, November 8, 2012
On Election Day, Boston Celtics Kris Joseph and Jason Collins spoke to students at Lyndon School.
While Election Day was exciting already, the Lyndon School had several Boston Celtics visit on Tuesday, ratcheting up the excitement level even more. Rookie and Syracuse graduate Kris Joseph, and Stanford graduate Jason Collins, spoke to studenst at the West Roxbury school about the importance of education. Boston Celtics alum and Kentucky graduate Walter McCarty, also spoke to the students, as part of the Stay in School program sponsored by Arbella Insurance.
Friday, October 28, 2011
This environmentally friendly column is brought to you by West Roxbury Saves Energy, a community-based organization committed to spreading the word that individuals can make positive choices that save money as well as the planet.
West Roxbury Saves Energy hopes you will enjoy watching for the splashes of yellow that will pop up next spring around our town because of our (and others') participation in the "Boston Blooms with Daffodils" program this month. The City ordered more than 120,000 daffodils, and Mayor Thomas Menino offered some 40,000 of these to individuals and organizations willing to plant them on city property on October 22 and 29. WRSE wanted to make sure that West Roxbury benefited from this initiative, and we were able to dig some holes and bury some daffs ourselves as well as pass a hundred or so along to the Lyndon School. Katie Tunney, principal of the primary grades at the Lyndon, arranged for one of her science teachers to use the bulb planting …
Friday, September 16, 2011
Donation made in name of FDNY's Gerard Dewan, a West Roxbury native who lost his life on Sept. 11. Dewan is the brother of Lyndon School secretary Maureen Gilligan.
The Lyndon School community today announced it had raised $2,347.25 for Children's Hospital Boston to cap off its week-long Sept. 11 tenth-anniversary fundraiser. The donation will be made in the name of the Gerard Dewan Memorial Fund. Dewan, a West Roxbury native and FDNY firefighter who lost his life on 9/11, is the brother of Lyndon School secretary Maureen Gilligan and the uncle of teacher Sheila Smith. "I'd like to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts," said Gilligan. "We've been overwhelmed by the support of the school and of the community over the last 10 years. "Our family thanks you and I'm sure Children's Hospital will be just delighted." The figure was announced at the school year's opening assembly. Students and faculty…