School News

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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Alma del Mar releases more details on plans for New Bedford’s Kempton School

February 5, 2019 | Aimee Chiavaroli

NEW BEDFORD — Provided that the former Kempton School is conveyed to Alma del Mar, plans include an addition on the site, a charter school official said.

Alma del Mar is also eyeing a temporary space to open the second campus in August, school spokeswoman Becca Kurie said.

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Andrew Jarboe ’05 Brings his High Schoolers Home to Learn From Bates Debaters

January 31, 2019 | Eleanor Vance

Most weekends, Bates classrooms resemble ghost towns, with desks and chairs askew and semi-erased chalkboards hinting at bygone activity.

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Discovering His Career Path, Finding His Voice

January 30, 2019 | Assumption College

“It’s one of the best feelings ever,” says Gemaers Dorvil ’19 of the moment he discovers a solution to a software application he’s working on.

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