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Boston College High School Robotics Team Assists with St. John School Online Learning

Students from the FIRST Robotics team, FRC3958 “Schrödinger’s Cat,” from Boston College High School (BC High) safely volunteered their time and skills to assist Saint John School in preparing for the upcoming school year.   Saint John School, located in Boston’s North End, will open for in-person learning on September 9th while, at the same time, offering Read More…

Featured Government Schools

Mayor’s Column: Our Fall School Plans are Guided by Health, Safety, and Equity

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Superintendent Brenda Cassellius From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping Boston’s families safe, healthy, and equitably supported has been our top priority. That’s why we made the tough but necessary decision to close Boston Public Schools buildings in March. In a matter of days, we began distributing Chromebooks Read More…

Commentaries Featured Government Schools

Councilor Edwards on Boston Public Schools’ Phased Reopening

Honoring our Kids Success – At-Home and Beyond the Virtual Classroom By District One City Councilor Lydia Edwards Boston Public School (BPS) families and guardians have endured unimaginable hardship since the onset of the COVID pandemic and face uncertainty for the upcoming academic year. Once surrounded by vital classroom interactions, our kids are now relegated Read More…

Featured People Schools

Eliot School Teacher N’Dia Riegler Named 2020 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year

N’Dia Riegler, a teacher at The Eliot K-8 Innovation School, has been named the 2020 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to K-12 American history education. Inaugurated in 2004, the History Teacher of the Year Award highlights the Read More…

Announcements Kids & Families Schools

St. John School Announces Winner of Fr. Frederick Bailey 2020 Scholarship Award

The Grand Knight, John Pagliuca of the North End’s Ausonia Council Knights of Columbus #1553, is pleased to announce that Cameron Esposito, a 2020 graduate of St. John School, was awarded a $500 scholarship from the Knights of Columbus. This award is given to a North End student. The scholarship award is named after Father Read More…

Announcements Event Notices Schools

New Outdoor Preschool at Waterfront Park (CC Park)

Boston Outdoor Preschool Network is a nonprofit early childhood program committed to place-based learning and play. We are an inspired team of teachers with experience in public, private, and Montessori schools, who are thrilled to give children the opportunity to play, learn, and thrive outdoors.  We run outdoor early childhood programs at the Arnold Arboretum Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

North End Against Drugs and Raymond & Michelina Costa Scholarship Program Award $3,100 to Local Students

North End Against Drugs, through the Raymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Program, awarded $3,100 in scholarships this year to seventeen deserving students. North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held their first ever virtual scholarship drawing on June 23, 2020. Thanks to the generosity of several businesses and individuals, NEAD was able to award five $500 scholarships to students attending Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

North End Against Drugs 2020-2021 Raymond & Michelina Costa Scholarship Program Application Deadline June 8

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) has announced their annual Michelina & Raymond Costa Scholarship / Educational Fund. Applications for the 2020-2021 scholarship are due June 8th. North End residents who are in kindergarten through college are eligible to participate. Students who attend tuition-based schools are eligible for a scholarship. Students who attend public schools are eligible for Read More…

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Rolling Parade for Class of 2020 North End Graduates [Photo Gallery]

A rolling Class of 2020 Graduation Parade was held on Saturday morning to recognize Boston North End seniors who have missed their formal ceremonies this year. Organized by State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, dozens of vehicles made their way through the streets stopping at the homes of over 20 graduates. Seniors received commendations from the Massachusetts Read More…

Featured Schools

North Bennet Street School “In The Making” Series Features Crafts– and Tradespeople

The North Bennet Street School (NBSS) has launched a new virtual series, “In the Making,” to keep NBSS students, faculty, exhibitors, and community members connected during this time of social distancing. May is typically when NBSS hosts their annual Celebration of Craft, a nearly two-month-long exhibition of student and alumni work featuring hand-carved furniture and Read More…