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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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Eliot School Named Kaleidoscope Collective Finalist

The Eliot K-8 School in Boston’s North End was recently named a finalist for the Kaleidoscope Collective for Learning Pilot program by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Eliot is one of just 22 schools selected in the state. The program program is aimed at involving more students and teachers in deeper learning. 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…

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Eliot Students Sing for Harvard Chorus

The Eliot Upper School Chorus recently traveled to Harvard University in Cambridge to observe the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum rehearsal at the Holden Chapel in Harvard Yard. The Eliot students even got to sing for the group during their break! The Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum is a nationally acclaimed mixed-voice choir that performs a range of pieces Read More…

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Eliot School’s “Evening for Education” Fundraiser November 10 & 17

The North End’s Eliot School will host its 10th annual “Evening for Education” on November 10 at il Molo and November 17 at Monica’s Trattoria, both from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. This is the first year an Evening for Education will be held on two nights, to allow more community members to participate. The Read More…

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“Evening for Education” Raises Funds for Eliot School Play-Based Learning Initiative

The Eliot School hosted night one of their 10th annual “Evening for Education” at il Molo on Sunday, November 10 to raise money for the Eliot’s play-based learning initiative, EPIC: Eliot Play. Innovate. Create. The event brought together Eliot families, teachers, staff, and community members for an energetic evening in support of the school. If you Read More…

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Eliot Students Win First Place in Math League Competition

Eliot School students showed off their math skills at a recent competition in which they placed first in the Elementary School division! The Math League competition was hosted at the Eliot Upper School in Boston’s North End. In grade 4, Ryan placed fourth, Julian placed third, Preston placed second and Declan claimed first place. In Read More…

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Eliot Students Compete in Cross Country Championship

Middle school students from the Eliot School in Boston’s North End placed in both the individual and team components of the 2019 Boston Middle School Cross Country Championships last week. Hosted by the Boston Athletic Association at Franklin Park, more than 300 middle school student-athletes from the City of Boston competed over a 1.1-mile course. The Read More…

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North End Coalition Presents Safety Talk to North End Students

Members of the newly formed North End Coalition hosted a talk with middle school students from the Eliot K-8 Schools and St. John Schools in the North End to educate the children on the importance of needle safety in homes, as well as in public spaces. The presentation was organized by Maria Lanza from Mayor Read More…