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Boston Public Schools Weekly Update (September 19, 2022)

September 19, 2022

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Back to School: Setting Parents and Children Up For Success

Because kids need love and support when starting back to school, please view the BPS Wellbeing Digest for tips for helping your child deal with the change of going back to school. Let's help our students to become the most positive, healthy, and resilient versions of themselves! Read our newsletter for positive and helpful suggestions for navigating this time.

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Free Membership at ICA Boston!

The Institute of Contemporary Art has a program for kids and teens who would like to become members. The +1 program includes free admission at all times for participants and one additional guest. Members will have an opportunity to reserve in advance for exhibits such as the upcoming Love is Calling installation by Yayoi Kusama! Members will also receive emails about new programs and exhibitions.

Enroll today! Please direct any questions about the +1 program to plus1@icaboston.org or visit our website.

Science Club for Girls for

Weekly Update


Science Club for Girls is excited to open registration for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester. Clubs will start meetings during the week of October 3 and will continue to be offered via ZOOM. Participants will need access to a laptop or tablet, but all other materials will be provided. Space is limited.

Learn more and apply here.

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Partnerships in Action: BU and BPS

The Boston Public Schools, in partnership with Boston University, supports students as they make the transition to college. Through the Menino Scholarship and the BU Community Service Awards, BPS students are given the opportunity to attend classes at little or no cost to them based on academic qualifications and community service fulfillment. BPS is so proud to stand with these amazing students as they prepare for the future.

You can read the full story here at BU Today.

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Apply Today: BPS Academic Mentorship Program

Available to all students in grades 6-12, this program provides intensive relational and academic support based on student preferences, interests and needs.

Learn more here.

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Apprentice Learning —

A Blueprint for the Future

Apprentice Learning hosted a City Summer Internship Capstone walkthrough to elevate the work of our interns. Interns shared their “blueprint” for the future. Check out the full story here

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BPS is Hiring! 

OHC is working year round to hire personnel at both the Central Office and at BPS schools. Let's help build our BPS Team. Please share hiring opportunities with your networks!

See Available Roles

Join the Health Youth Advisory Board for BPS!

Apply to the Empowering Teens Through Health Youth Advisory Board! This is a special panel where youth offer input on health curricula and create health campaigns to increase access to health resources. See flyer for more info.

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Free Online Tutoring and Mentoring Support

Boston Partners in Education matches BPS students in grades 2 through 12 with experienced mentors to assist them for one hour during the week. To learn more about the ILS program, please view this flyer or visit our website.

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Back To School

Welcome back BPS family! We hope you are having a great start to the school year. Head on over to our YouTube page to hear from some of our BPS staff about the start of school and the resources you have when navigating back to school.

Share your BPS story!

BPS would love to share your experiences with us on its website, on social media, and through the Superintendent's remarks–or through a variety of other communications we use to communicate with the district. If you have a positive story about BPS and would like the public to know about it, please let us know at the following link. Feel free to pass this link along to your network.

Learn more here.

Click Here for COVID-19 Health & Safety Information

You will find much helpful information for families, including answers to frequently asked questions, health and safety protocols, and more!

Learn more about vaccinations here.

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