School News

Changing of the guard at Port charter school

April 6, 2019 | Amanda Getchell

NEWBURYPORT — After six years leading River Valley Charter School, Andy Willemsen has decided to step down as director, passing the baton to current assistant director Jonnie Lyn Evans.

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Adams: Trivia fundraiser to benefit BART

March 27, 2019 | The Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School is holding its annual fundraiser, Get BART Smart, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at 1 Commercial St.

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The world at their fingertips: Local students prep for state geography bee

March 27, 2019 | Greta Jochem

AMHERST — Cameron Gray-Lee, an eighth-grade student at Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School, is working on sharpening his mental map of the world — including memorizing state capitals and bodies of water.

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Unitil rebates will help school recoup project costs

March 27, 2019 | Sentinel & Enterprise

LUNENBURG - Sizer School, a North Central Charter Essential School in Fitchburg just got a lot brighter thanks to 880 new LED light fixtures installed in partnership with Unitil.

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Heyssis Castillo Cut Her Hair in High School to Prove a Point About Beauty Standards

March 26, 2019 | Raika Nasirullah and Rachel Bloom

Throughout her four years at Codman, Heyssis was a pillar of leadership, individuality, strength and professionalism. Like all students, Heyssis underwent her own journey of identity development and self-acceptance during her time in high school.

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Whether It’s Science Olympiad or Dungeons & Dragons, Lindsey Gwilt’s Taking Charge

March 26, 2019 | J.P. Henkel

Lindsey Gwilt is a young woman who is going places.

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New Bedford, Alma del Mar sign MOU

March 13, 2019 | Aimee Chiavaroli

NEW BEDFORD — City and Alma del Mar charter school officials have signed the memorandum of understanding, but it will have to go before the New Bedford School Committee and Alma Board Board of Trustees.

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IACS students will have to cram a lot for upcoming production of 'Spamalot'

March 10, 2019 | The Lowell Sun

Students at Innovation Academy Charter School, 72 Tyng Road in Tyngsboro, bring "Spamalot -- School Edition" to life Thursday and Friday, March 14 and 15, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 16, at 2 and 7 p.m.

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Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School in Holyoke allowed to continue operations, move into former Pope Francis building in Chicopee

February 12, 2019 | Michelle Williams

The future of a Western Massachusetts charter school hung in the balance Tuesday when state education officials considered if it should be allowed to continue operations.

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Students Compete In Charter School's Annual Black History Showdown

February 7, 2019 | Saraya Wintersmith

Trinity Raye is a champion. At not quite 5 feet tall and about 70 pounds, the bespectacled seventh grader is known to teachers and classmates at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy charter school in Dorchester as "the boss."

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