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City Council Discusses Banning Facial Recognition; Regulating Surveillance Information Sharing

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to accelerate the advancement of surveillance technology for public safety purposes to monitor the spread of the virus. The Boston City Council recently discussed proactive measures to regulate the use of some surveillance technology while eliminating inaccurate facial recognition. Councilors Michelle Wu (At-Large) and Ricardo Arroyo (District 5) proposed the banning Read More…

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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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North Bennet St. School to Remain Closed for In-Person Work/Teaching This Semester

The North Bennet Street School (NBSS) has announced the school will not reopen for in-person work or teaching this semester due to COVID-19. NBSS closed its building on North Street on March 11, just before Mayor Walsh closed all Boston Public Schools, as the spread of coronavirus began to escalate. Since then, NBSS has moved Read More…

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Boston Public Health Commission Declares Health Emergency; Restaurant Restrictions, School Closings

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) has declared a public health emergency in the City of Boston due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This will allow BPHC to increase the availability of staff and resources dedicated to the response effort. Declaring a public health emergency can also help cities seeking additional resources and support from Read More…

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Boston Public Schools to Close Until April 27

Mayor Walsh and Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius have announced the district-wide closure of all Boston Public Schools for students, effective on Tuesday, March 17. At this time, schools are expected to reopen on Monday, April 27, following April vacation.  Schools will be open for a regular school day on Monday, March 16 to Read More…

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Eliot School Closed for a Week Due to Positive Coronavirus Case

Boston Public Schools has closed the North End’s Eliot K-8 Innovation School through March 18th due to a presumptive positive case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 in a non-student member of the school community. The three Eliot school buildings (Charter St., North Bennet and Commercial Street) are expected to re-open on Thursday, March 19th. In Read More…

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Eliot Ensembles Concert Showcases Student Performers

The Eliot K-8 Innovation School and the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) recently presented the first annual “Eliot Ensembles Concert,” an event highlighting the performances of the Eliot Band, Eliot Music Ensemble, and Eliot Choir programs that were clapped along by a warm audience of family and friends. This performance celebrated the hard work of all the Read More…

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Eliot Students Join Citywide Science Fair

Five middle school students from Boston’s Eliot School, located in the North End, were selected to participate in the 74th Boston Public School Region VI Citywide Science Fair, held last week at Northeastern University. Thousands of students across the city participate in their school level fairs and the “best of the best” are invited to 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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St. John School Celebrates 125 Years with Roots to Wings Auction Fundraiser

We invite our North End neighbors and all alumni to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of St. John School. Join us at the Roots to Wings Auction Fundraiser on Friday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m., for an elegant night out to celebrate, connect with our community, and raise money for important academic initiatives. This year’s event 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…