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LEAP @ Marshall Middle School (Lynn)

The Marshall Middle School and LEAP have partnered to implement a free after-school program for 60 students in Lynn in grades 6 – 8 starting in the Spring of 2020. This program will be offered right in the school and will include a free snack and transportation home for those who need it.


This program will offer academic enrichment, college and career exploration and opportunities for students to develop socially and emotionally and to build community connections. Special programs will also be offered to English Learners to accelerate their acquisition of English and prepare them for high school. Teachers and community organizations interested in offering programs in the schools as part of this program are encouraged to participate.

This was made possible through a Wellington Catalyst gift awarded to LEAP for Education in December, 2019.

This program will be funded through the Catalyst gift and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Access to Quality Afterschool and Summer grant funding.

For more information download the press release:


LEAP is looking for Lynn students, parents, government officials, educators, community organizations, business people and other interested Lynn residents who want to have a voice in the planning of the programs. To join the planning group or for more information, contact Linda Saris, Executive Director of LEAP.

Linda Saris
978-740-6667 ext. 109

What is LEAP for Education’s Role?

LEAP for Education, Inc. is working with the Lynn Public Schools to act as Program and Academic Coordinator for the after-school program at Marshall Middle School. As Program Coordinator, LEAP will work with the site supervisor to assure that all the grant requirements are being met and that the academic quality, enrollment, attendance and assessments meet the high standards of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.