Community Kids & Families People Schools

St. John School Visits Suffolk University for Franklinpalooza

St. John School’s 6th, 7th, and 8th graders visited Suffolk University’s Honors Showcase on Tuesday in Sargent Hall. The Suffolk University students were doing a Franklinpalooza–with different facets of Benjamin Franklin’s life represented–printing, soap-making, inventions, music, food, politics, literature. Franklin even attended along with a special Franklin-themed piñata. We would like to once again thank Read More…

Kids & Families Sports

Opening Day Saturday for North End Athletic Association

Boys and girls ages 4-21 have broken out the gloves, bats and cleats and begun practicing as they eagerly await the NEAA Baseball Opening Day of April 30th. This year the North End Program, run by Commissioner Ralph Martignetti and Sports Coordinator John Romano will have approximately 250 children as part of a baseball team. Read More…

Government Kids & Families Sports

Neighborhood Photo: Michlewitz Sends Off Knights to Regionals

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz treated the North End Knights basketball team to Galleria Umberto’s famous pizza before they headed off to the Regional Championships. Wishing the St. Leonard’s Knights best of luck this weekend as they head down to Bridgeport, Conn. for CYO Regionals. They already made us proud by winning the state title and sticking Read More…

Community Event Notices Kids & Families People Schools

St. John School Annual Science Fair

St. John School hosted our annual science fair this past week. Our 5th – 8th grade students presented their experiments to an audience of their peers along with their parents and a host of judges including our science teacher, Dr. Anne King and several members of the Coast Guard. The Science Fair gave our students Read More…

Business Community Kids & Families

Nazzaro Center Youth Create Business Ventures With United Way

Over the past six months the Nazzaro Community Center has teamed up with the United Way to take part in the “Youth Venture Project”. The Boston Youth Venture project empowers Boston teenagers to create and implement business ideas to help improve their community. The project then works to help turn those ideas into reality. “We Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

St. John School Students Take a History Trip with Professor Allison

Last Friday St. John School students had a beautiful day for a walk to Faneuil Hall and a stump speech outside of the hall where the students were introduced to the marketplace as if it were over 270 years ago when it was built. Suffolk University Professor Bob Allison and Chair of the History Department told the Read More…

Arts & Culture Kids & Families

“A Slice of Shakespeare” Performed at St. John School Stage

Boston Community Collaborative (BCC) is extremely proud of its drama and dance students for their amazing performance of “A Slice of Shakespeare”, an original play written, choreographed and directed by Miss Ingrid Oslund. The play was performed at the St John School stage on Thursday evening, March 17. Within this original piece, our youngest performers, Read More…

Community Event Notices Kids & Families People Schools

St. John School’s Vinnie O’Byrne Finishes in 5th Place in BCYF Citywide Scripps Spelling Bee

Congratulations go to out to 6th grader Vinnie O’Byrne who represented St. John School in Saturday’s Boston Centers for Youth and Family Citywide Scripps Spelling Bee. The spelling bee was held at the Mildred Avenue Community Center. Vinnie finished in 5th place out of twenty students for the spelling bee that went 36 rounds before crowning Read More…

Kids & Families Sports

Nazzaro-NEAA Small Fry Basketball Banquet Draws 200+

The Nazzaro Center-NEAA basketball league, a program servicing about 125 boys and girls ranging in age from 4-18, held its annual awards banquet at Filippos restaurant on Sunday March 13 and it looked like an old Boston Garden sellout of 13,909. Actually there were only about 200 children and their families but it did fill the hall to Read More…

Community Kids & Families Schools

St. John School Participated in i2 Learning STEM Camp

St. John School students in Grades 4 – 8 participated in a week-long STEM camp, sponsored by i2 Learning. The camp’s courses were taught by four St. John School teachers (Mrs. Karen D’Errico, Ms. Grace Miller, Dr. Anne King and Ms. Karen Shea) who received training over the summer. The students spent five full days Read More…

Kids & Families Sports

Bruins Players Help North End Youth Hockey Celebrate Successful Season

Over a hundred people filled Filippo’s Restaurant to celebrate the ending of another successful hockey season for the North End Youth Hockey Introduction Program. In attendance were forty of our talented neighborhood hockey players, dedicated parents, coaches and special guests, members of the Boston Bruins, including: Dennis Seidenberg, Brad Marchand, Adam McQuaid, Landon Ferraro, Jimmy Hayes, Read More…