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Faces of Lawrence are the faces of America

June 21, 2018 | By Beth Anderson and Tamara Soraluz

President Donald Trump and those in his administration carrying out his immigration policies could learn a lot about the rich immigrant history of Lawrence by meeting the recent graduates of Phoenix Academy Lawrence.

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She moved to Boston knowing no English, but ended up a valedictorian

June 16, 2018 | Jeremy C. Fox

Saïsa Nicolas vividly recalls the sights, sounds, and flavors of her early childhood in Haiti. The street vendors selling crafts and snacks, including the gooey, flavorful patties she devoured; the secret hideout she made behind the mango tree trunks she climbed for their sweet, sticky fruit.

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Alma del Mar scholars embark on scalloping expedition

June 1, 2018 | The Standard Times

NEW BEDFORD — Fourth grade scholars at Alma del Mar got a lesson in scallop shucking recently as part of their studies into the evolution of fishing technology and the fishing industry in New Bedford.

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She’s a trailblazer!

May 31, 2018 | Alexandra Gomes

Nine-year-old Holly Girard had an itch for Boy Scouting long before making it official.

The Attleboro youngster started attending scouting activities when her older brother, A.J., joined Troop 314 at the Foxborough Regional Charter School.

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Our children show the way

May 24, 2018 | Editorial

Here we are again. Just three months separate the horrific killing of 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Fla., and the latest school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, where 10 more people are dead. Another community is scarred by senseless gun violence.

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Cape students get taste of oyster culture

May 24, 2018 | Ethan Genter

STEAM program combines art, science and philanthropy.

HARWICH — Nick Halesworth, a 12-year-old sixth-grader at Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School, is a big fan of oysters, and during art class Wednesday he laid out why.

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Students hope to protect the Merrimack River

May 18, 2018 | Jack Shea

NEWBURYPORT — Thanks to local student activists, residents might be surprised in the coming weeks when they notice fish painted on the pavement and new anti-dumping messages near some of the city’s storm drains.

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‘It makes a huge difference’: Jacobs scholarships help send five to college

May 18, 2018 | By Jennette Barnes

NEW BEDFORD — One has finished his first year at Cornell, even though he’s graduating from high school in June. Another will enter a dual-degree program in science and art.

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My High School Was an Unusual Place, But It Was the Perfect Fit for Me

May 10, 2018 | Kayla Reeves

Most runners will tell you that finding the perfect pair of running shorts constitutes a special and all too rare victory.

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