Landon is making changes to its athletics program to ensure the well-being of our boys and to align the structure with the school's mission following recommendations made by the Athletics Philosophy Committee.
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Lower School students will have new learning opportunities in the 2019-20 school year with the introduction of the Landon Enrichment and Afterschool Program (LEAP).
Art teacher Megan Rains-Mercado writes in this blog post about this year's Landon Lower School art show. The show, titled "Collaborative Portraits of Prominent Members of the Civil Rights Movement," features projects that not only build the boys' creative skills but also teach them about leadership and character through a look back at transformative figures in U.S. civil rights history.
Ten student-athletes earned all-IAC honors for their work on the field, pitch, track, course and court.
Award-winning author Matt de la Peña visited Landon's Middle School and shared how his unlikely journey led him to his dream career.
Landon and Holton-Arms traditionally collaborate on the stage throughout the year, and this spring the productions revolve around how a community can come together for good.
Beverly Sivaslian is an Upper School chemistry teacher who attended a workshop this winter on a new teaching approach called Argument Driven Inquiry (ADI). In this blog, Sivaslian describes the approach, how it effectively develops students' critical thinking and writing skills, and how she put it to work in her chemistry classes.
Landon is proud to announce that Peter Arnold '82 has made a substantial endowment gift to establish the Peter M. Swinehart Chair in Literature & Composition.
One of the goals of the 2018 Strategic Plan is to find ways to facilitate intentional, school-wide programming for students and faculty. Building on Landon's annual field day known as Bear Games, the school held three "One Landon Days" in 2018-19 to help achieve that goal, including one on Wednesday.
Landon is instituting a sustainable, school-wide and integrated approach to technology that calls for the school to adopt Microsoft Surface Pro computers in the next three years starting in the 2019-20 school year.
Form II (Grade 8) Bears collaborated with their friends from Holton-Arms School and explored what it means to live the traits of a community leader.
Officers from Montgomery County's Bethesda area district participated in a panel discussion hosted by Landon's Black Student Union. They answered questions about topics ranging from racial relations to traffic stop procedures.
Hajj Turner, who most recently served as the associate head coach of the men's team at George Washington University, has been chosen as Landon's new head varsity basketball coach.
Twelve members of the Class of 2019 recently committed to play NCAA Division III college athletics next year.
A lesson on kindness is part of a yearlong program where senior Prefects visit the Lower School to teach ethics lessons.