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Eliot Students Build Robots, Dissect Brains as Part of Massachusetts STEM Week

The Eliot Upper School in Boston’s North End kicked off Mass STEM week with week-long collaborative projects in science, technology, engineering and math. Lieutenant Governor Polito as well as Vertex CEO Dr. Jeffery Leiden, DESE Commissioner Jeff Riley, Executive Director of Lynch Foundation, Katie Everett, Jill Shah, President of the Shah Foundation visited the Eliot School to launch Read More…

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Celebrating the Grand Opening of the Eliot Upper School

The grand opening celebration of the Eliot Upper School took place at 585 Commercial Street on Saturday in Boston’s North End, with a large gathering of students, teachers, community members, and elected officials. The Upper School on Commercial Street started serving nearly 250 students in September 2019. With its completion, the Eliot campus now serves Read More…

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Eliot Upper School Ribbon Cutting Oct. 19; All Welcome!

A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the new Eliot Upper School at 585 Commercial Street will take place on Saturday, October 19 at 12 p.m. Read the full announcement from the Eliot School below. The opening of the Eliot Upper School at 585 Commercial Street culminates an 8-year push by North End/Downtown families to expand Read More…

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Eliot Students Participate in First Middle School Debate of the Year

Students from the Eliot’s Middle School Debate team competed in their first debate of the school year at Suffolk University last week. The Eliot students placed in both individual and team divisions in this debate competition that included over 175 students from schools across Boston. In the Novice division, Grade 8 student John placed 11th, Grade Read More…

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12th Annual Back to Eliot School Dance Party

Eliot School students, teachers and staff recently took their annual back to school dance party out to the tennis courts on a sun-filled Friday afternoon. Now in its 12th year, the tradition allowed everyone to get outside and dance the afternoon away! This year’s celebration was held at the tennis courts at the new Eliot Read More…

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Eliot School Students Learn About Local, Healthy Foods at the Boston Public Market

Fifth grade students from the Eliot School, located in Boston’s North End, recently took a field trip to the Boston Public Market to learn about local food pathways and cooking healthy meals. The students met with Boston Public Market chefs at the KITCHEN, a demonstration kitchen that highlights culinary experiences and local food production. The Read More…

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Grand Opening of Eliot Kinder 2 and First Grade Libraries

At the start of each school year the first grade and kinder 2 classrooms at the Eliot School in Boston’s North End host a grand opening of their classroom libraries. The celebration promotes reading and get the students excited about the new year. Principal Traci Walker Griffith recently officiated the first graders’ grand opening with Read More…

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MGH Volunteers Brighten Eliot School Garden

Volunteers from MGH’s Institute of Health Professionals recently spent the day at the Eliot Lower School for a Community Volunteer Impact project. The volunteers helped weed, plant, and clean at the lower school campus on Charter Street in the North End. Ms. Atkins, the Eliot School’s climate and culture coordinator, helped coordinate this opportunity to improve Read More…

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New Eliot Upper School Building Opens in North End

The new school year commences for Boston Public Schools on Thursday, September 5 and, for students attending grades 5-8 at the Eliot Innovation School in the North End, this also means a new school building! Principal Traci Walker Griffith expressed excitement over the new school year saying, “We look forward to continuing the hard work Read More…

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New Eliot School Building to Open for Fall 2019

The new Eliot K-8 Innovation Upper School at 585 Commercial Street in Boston’s North End will soon be full of students and teachers and will open for learning this Fall! The completion marks the official expansion of the Eliot School to a three campus school. This building will become the Upper Eliot School, hosting classes and Read More…

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Eliot Upper School Awarded Mayor Menino Legacy Award

The Eliot Upper Innovation School at 39 North Bennet Street in Boston’s North End has been awarded the Preservation Massachusetts’ 2019 Mayor Thomas M. Menino Legacy Award. The new building, serving approximately 300 students in grades 3 through 8, opened in September 2017. It was completely renovated and redesigned by Finegold Alexander Architects. The previous Read More…