ENLACE students and teachers with Mayor Rivera at Delamano dinner

On Thursday, March 8th, ENLACE students who are members of the "Mujeres Unidas" girls' group attended the Delamano International Women's Day Dinner at the Andover Country Club along with their faculty advisors. This dinner honored an International Woman of the Year, and the ENLACE students were invited as guests of the organization. They had a wonderful time dressing up, attending the event, and celebrating strong women!

Two students conduct a science experiment.

The ENLACE Biology department has recently partnered with MassBioEd, a non-profit organization that supports science and biotechnology education in Massachusetts. They have generously trained our teachers, donated materials, and visited our classrooms to provide students with the opportunity to conduct biotech lab activities. During February Vacation, a group of ENLACE students participated in a Biology Academy, where they worked with a MassBioEd scientist from Boston to conduct several biotech experiments. Many students finished the week excited to explore science as a potential career path!

ENLACE students with cameras in the studio

ENLACE Media starts off 2018 strong getting ready for their first video presentation to their peers. 

Students at Kennedy Center

On Thursday, January 18th, ENLACE students visited the Edward M. Kennedy Center and participated in a "Senator for a Day" simulation. They had the opportunity to debate the Honest Ads Act with students from other schools and experience democracy firsthand, putting into practice everything they've been learning this year about government and US History. Students did an amazing job participating, asking questions, and engaging in debate in English!

Students design music amplified in FUSE Studio

This year, ENLACE second-year students have had the opportunity to explore their interests in science, technology, engineering, and design in the FUSE Studio at LHS. FUSE is an interest-driven, inquiry-based program that engages students in STEAM topics while helping them build important 21st Century skills, such as critical thinking, collaboration, adaptive problem-solving, and perseverance. The program involves a series of challenges in areas such as robotics, electronics, biotechnology, graphic design, app development, 3D printing and more. Students select the challenges they want to work on, and they move through different levels at their own pace, creating products and digital media artifacts to document their progress and share online for peer review and expert feedback. So far, some of students' favorite challenges have included building an amplifier to play music from their phones, creating a mini-Jumbotron with circuits and LED lights, and designing and 3D-printing a model sports car.