Seven years of challenges, successes and relationships have come to a close for John Palfrey, now the former head of school at Phillips Academy.
The 2019 recipients of the Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarships, awarded to graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in education at a four-year accredited college, have been announced.
Although the School Committee rejected Fusion Academy's request to open as an alternative school in town, the education facility opened up anyway, but as a "learning center" rather than a school earlier this month.
The cost of school lunch is expected to increase next year, as the School Committee will vote at its next meeting on whether to approve a proposal from Gail Koutroubas, director of food and nutrition services, for higher prices.
Amid a sea of students in their early 20s wearing caps and gowns at the UMass-Lowell graduation recently, at least one person stood out as not quite fitting the traditional, youthful demographic.
LOWELL — A sea of blue filled the Tsongas Arena Monday night for what would likely be the last time the members of Andover High School's Class of 2019 would all be in the same place.
More than 150 students displayed projects related to health, global issues, the environment, science and technology and more at the third annual showcase sponsored by the Andover Coalition for Education, or ACE.
The Andover High School Underwater Robotics Team will compete in a national competition at the University of Maryland on Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2.
The Massachusetts School of Law in Andover has announced that former Boston Celtic player, author, inspirational speaker and wellness advocate, Chris Herren, will address the graduating class of 2019 on Friday, June 7.
The all-night, substance-free celebration has been hosted annually since 1992 in the Andover High School field house for graduating seniors. It was created by parents who wanted to ensure children were safe while celebrating the night of their high school graduation.
ANDOVER — A teacher at West Elementary School has been placed on administrative leave following allegations of testing irregularities during administration of the MCAS tests, according to Nicole Kieser, a spokesperson for the Andover School District.
Andover High School senior Kevin Choi is experiencing a lot of "lasts" in the coming weeks - his "last" high school jazz band concert, "last" practice, "last" homework assignment and "last" day of high school.
Parents of special education students took the School Committee and administrators to task recently, criticizing them for failing to involve the community in decisions affecting their children.
Phillips Academy was nationally recognized as one of the top 30 high school STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs in the country.
Merrimack College broke ground on its new Nursing Center on Wednesday, May 1, touting the employment prospects for future nursing graduates as well as the profession’s embodiment of the college’s founding values.
BOSTON — Parents who want to send their children to private religious schools in Massachusetts and many other states are barred from using public funds to offset tuition.
The Archdiocese of Boston honored Vincent Bradley, the chairman of Catholic Memorial School’s history and social studies department, with its 2018-19 Excellence in Education Award.
Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequentl…
Defending state champion Andover High School fell short to first-time competitor Boston Latin School, putting an end to their time on WGBH's High School Quiz Show.
Ten participants of the Andover School of Montessori, or ASM, science fair will advance to compete in the Northeast Regional Middle School Science and Engineering Fair on May 3 at UMass Lowell.
ANDOVER — A group of 10th grade STEAM students from Greater Lawrence Technical School on River Road recently competed in the Junior Science and Humanities Symposia, or JSHS.
The Professional Center for Child Development is hosting an evening of global cuisine, music, and fundraising for children’s programming at its annual Spring Gala Event at Andover Country Club on Friday, May 10.
About 400 students from the Merrimack Valley filled the Greater Lawrence Technical School on Saturday, March 16 for the Region 5 Massachusetts Destination Imagination, or DI, Tournament.
The 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Robert Frost Foundation's Poetry Night will be aired on local cable TV in Andover, Methuen and Lawrence starting next month.
A miniature golf course was set up inside the West Elementary School, 58 Beacon St., on Saturday so children could have some fun and the PTO could raise some money.
Gov. Charlie Baker and Lauren Baker, first lady of Massachusetts, visited The Professional Center for Child Development, or PCCD, last Thursday morning to meet with students, parents, and staff, and read books to the children.
This Week's Circulars
Andover, MA - Robert B. Shapiro, of Andover, formerly of Chestnut Hill, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. For 56 years, he was the beloved husband of Ruth (Neistadt) Shapiro. Loving father of Mark Shapiro and his wife Janet and daughter Sienna, and Gregg Shapiro and his wife Lauren…
North Andover, MA - Paula Joan Eldridge, in North Andover, formerly of Andover, and Siasconset, on January 8, 2020, at 91 years old. Beloved mother of Victoria Aloiau and Scott Pascucci, and grandmother of Dillon Pascucci and Aiden Pascucci. Predeceased by Vincent Pascucci and Patricia Eldri…
Naples, ME - Robert "Bob" Van Der Zee, 92, of Naples, Maine passed Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 after a brief illness. Robert was born in Quincy, Massachusetts and raised in Hingham. He was a varsity basketball player known as Chick by his teammates. Bob served his country during World War II. Upon …
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