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Gloucester people in the news
Feb 4, 2015 • Gloucester Daily TimesElla Beyer was in the cast of Gerhart Hauptmann's play “The Weavers” when it took the stage Nov. 21 and 22, at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center in Boston. The play was the fall theater production from Boston's Commonwealth School, where Beyer is ... More
Massachusetts School Building Authority approves over $31 million in ...
Jan 15, 2015 • MassLive.comBOSTON — State officials have approved more than $31.2 million in grants to help fix or replace boilers, doors, roofs and windows in school districts from Springfield to Cape Cod. State Treasurer Steven Grossman, chairman of the Massachusetts School ... More
How Do Snow Days Get Decided?
Dec 11, 2014 • Boston.comAt The Commonwealth School in Boston, front office administrator Jaquelin Harris said Headmaster William Wharton makes all snow day decisions by “using weather connections and other reasonable sources at his disposal.” Yet at The Benjamin Franklin ... More
Grants awarded for school safety and security
Jan 5, 2015 • wwlp.comBOSTON (Mass.gov) – The Patrick Administration today announced 15 school districts across the Commonwealth will receive grants to help enhance school safety and security. The grants, totaling close to $200,000, were awarded following a request for ... More
Dedham Educational Achievers, Dec. 17 edition
Dec 17, 2014 • Wicked Local DedhamThe following Dedham students earned first quarter honors at Boston College High School: seniors Matthew J. Kearney and Joseph A. Von Schoppe, juniors Nicholas H. Boozang and Trent J. Chinnaswamy, and sophomore Tyler Dionne. Junior Perry N. More
Sajal Akkipeddi of Framingham Named AP Scholar
Nov 9, 2014 • PatchCommonwealth School is a co-ed independent day school located near Copley Square in Boston's Back Bay. Acclaimed as one of the nation's top independent schools, Commonwealth offers its students a vibrant intellectual atmosphere with small classes ... More
Public vs. Private — The Best High Schools
Jun 10, 2012 • Boston magazine's Boston Daily (blog)Bill Wharton, headmaster of the highly selective Commonwealth School in Boston's Back Bay, says, “You have to know every kid. It's in the one-on-one conferences that the revelation occurs.” But it's not just in the classroom that private school kids ... More
High School of Commerce celebrate 100% College Acceptance Rate
Dec 27, 2014 • MassLive.comMany of the innovations came about as a result of the 1993 Education Reform Act and the debut of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) test measuring student achievement – and ultimately, for good or ill, tying teacher effectiveness ... More
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