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Eliot School Shout Out to Nazzaro Center

The North End’s Eliot School gave a special shout out to the Boston Center for Youth and Families (BCYF) and Nazzaro Center for providing free, healthy meals for students every day. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all Massachusetts schools, including Boston Public Schools, are closed. In addition to the difficulties of transitioning to online learning, this Read More…

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Eliot School Video Encourages Strength & Hope During COVID-19

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced on Tuesday, April 21, that schools would be closed for the remainder of the academic year due to COVID-19. Boston Public Schools, including the North End’s Eliot School, have been closed since mid-March. Eliot School faculty have been collaborating and planning improved virtual learning experiences for the remainder of the Read More…

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Eliot School Students Publish “Eliot Times” Newspaper

Students in grades 3 and 4 at the Eliot Intermediate School in Boston’s North End have started their own school newspaper, Eliot Times. The second edition of the paper, started by students Patrick and Orson, was recently published and met with much enthusiasm from the other students, as evidenced by the photo below! The founders Read More…

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First Annual Eliot School Read Aloud Day

The Eliot School in Boston’s North End celebrated the joy of reading aloud with its first annual Read Aloud Day on Wednesday, February 12. Teachers, students, and guest community readers from North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health) read aloud to Eliot students across all three buildings encompassing grades Kindergarten through 8. Eliot Principal Traci Walker Read More…

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Eliot Students Bring Valentine Spirit to Veterans

Students from grades one through three at the Eliot School in Boston’s North End recently made Valentine’s Day cards for the Veterans at the New England Center and Home for Veterans. Third-graders from Ms. Chiong’s homeroom delivered the cards to their thankful recipients! “Our students and teachers are being really thoughtful about finding ways to Read More…

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Eliot School Thanks Israel Ruiz for Ten Years as Governing Board Chair

The Eliot School Governing Board recently celebrated and thanked Chair Israel Ruiz for over 10 years of service and commitment to the Eliot School and its growth and expansion. “Thank you, Israel, for the most amazing ten years leading the growth of the best school in Boston! We are truly grateful for your energy, commitment and belief in urban Read More…

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“Evening for Education” Part II Raises Funds for Eliot Learning Initiative

The Eliot School hosted night two of their 10th annual “Evening for Education” at Trattoria di Monica on Sunday, November 17 to raise money for the Eliot’s play-based learning initiative, EPIC: Eliot Play. Innovate. Create. The EPIC methodology ensures the cognitive development of students through equitable and accessible hands-on learning opportunities. Currently, EPIC offerings include woodworking, Read More…

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Eliot School Choir Sings at TD Garden

The Eliot Upper School choir sang at the 24th annual Table of Friends Thanksgiving Gathering at TD Garden last week. The event, hosted by TD Garden’s philanthropic wing Garden Neighborhood Charities, prepares over 1,000 meals that are provided to members of our homeless community. Principal Traci Walker Griffith shared a special thank you and shout Read More…

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Eliot Principal Traci Walker Griffith Receives Eduitalia Award

Eliot School Principal Traci Walker Griffith has been awarded the Eduitalia Award for her passion and energy for the Italian language and culture. The award was presented by Italian Consul General Federica Serini at a ceremony last week attended by Eliot School teachers, families, and community members. “We are so grateful for our powerful partnership Read More…

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Italian Singer Carmen Consoli Visits Eliot School

Italian Singer Carmen Consoli recently visited fourth graders at the Eliot School in Boston’s North End. The students have been learning about her musical legacy in Mr. M’s music classes as well as in Italian classes with Maestra Grasso and Maestra Pisani. Consoli answered questions from the students about her career, during which she has Read More…