BOSTON — Wednesday, May 24, 2017 — New England Patriots player Rob Gronkowski presented a check for $70,000 toward athletic equipment for female athletes to the Boston Public Schools (BPS) and five other New England school districts in a ceremony today at White Stadium in Jamaica Plain.
BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, and Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang joined Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Monday, May 22, to announce the expansion of a dual enrollment program that will guarantee admission to the maritime college. College officials also pledged to fully-fund financial aid needs for qualified students from the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science who are enrolled in the partnership program and admitted to the Academy.
BOSTON - Friday, May 19, 2017 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang today joined students at the Washington Irving Middle School in Roslindale to celebrate the launch of a new vision-screening program that provides free eyeglasses to any student who needs them. The program, Envision Boston Giving, was created by Dr. Tricia Rose, an optometrist and founder of the Boston-based practice, Envision Boston Optometry.
Friday, May 19, 2017 -- We are still processing assignments for Round 2. We are postponing the release of the assignments until the week of May 30th. We apologize if this delay has caused your family any inconvenience, but please be assured that we are working hard to place your child as quickly as possible.
Boston Celtics Assistant Coach Jerome Allen visited the Holmes Elementary School in Dorchester on Thursday, May 18, to support the boxing program offered to students in kindergarten through third grade. He also read a children’s book, Dolphins Don’t Live in a Fishbowl.
BPS will be co-hosting a high school scholarship essay contest in honor of Haitian Heritage Month. The contest is open to all high school students in the Boston Public Schools. All high school leaders, teachers, and staff are invited to encourage their 9th through 12th-grade students to submit an essay.
BPS today hosted a spring open house that featured interactive exhibitions, a poetry slam celebrating youth voices, panel discussions on important educational issues, an “hour of code” computer-science workshop, and a glimpse into a modern, 21st century classroom.
Boston Public Schools is proud to recognize National Teacher Appreciation Week, from May 8-12, to showcase our amazing educators who work hard everyday to inspire our young people.
The Country Music Association (CMA) and the Give a Note Foundation’s “Music In Our Schools Tour” presented by Radio Disney recently honored Boston Public Schools (BPS) music teacher, Colin O’Dwyer, as a 2017 CMA Music Teacher of Excellence.
Four students from Madison Park Technical Vocational High School’s culinary arts program will shadow one of Boston’s best-known chefs, Madison Park alumna Barbara Lynch, before traveling to Washington, D.C., as a result of winning the Cooking Up Change Challenge on Monday, May 8.
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang is proud to announce a partnership with Boston Big Picture School to launch the development of a new, innovative school model that will incorporate personalized student learning plans that build off the student's passions and the integration of real-world problem solving through internships.
The Boston Public Schools is deeply committed to supporting the behavioral health and well being of all of our students. We take this work very seriously, and the services we provide have come to be valued as vital resources to the students and families we serve.