Education articles

DiZoglio Petitioning for Increased Special Education, Veteran Funding for Haverhill

DiZoglio Petitioning for Increased Special Education, Veteran Funding for Haverhill

Haverhill veterans and those in need of special education benefits are among the groups Rep. Diana DiZoglio is fighting for when local lawmakers debate the state budget this week. (Courtesy photo) When Rep. Diana DiZoglio heads into budget debate sessions this week at the Statehouse, two Haverhill interest groups will be top of mind: Veterans

Scholarship Money Is Available, Applications Due Soon

Scholarship money is available to local high school students, but the deadline to apply is coming up fast. (WHAV file photograph) Applications for The Christopher Drelich Memorial Scholarship are due April 26 and Pentucket Kiwanis Scholarship applications are due April 30. The Christopher Drelich Memorial Scholarship is for a student who is pursuing a degree

Authorities Investigating Threats Sent to Former Haverhill Assistant Superintendent Kukenberger

Haverhill’s former assistant superintendent for curriculum Julie Kukenberger faces new controversy in her Scarborough, Maine, school district. (File photograph) Police in Scarborough, Maine, have launched an investigation into threatening letters sent to the home of former Haverhill Assistant Superintendent Julie Kukenberger and the offices of her colleagues. In a statement Wednesday, Scarborough police said a

Consentino Launches State Pilot Program for Savings and Financial Education

Consentino seventh-graders are partnering with Haverhill High School business students next week as part of the state’s new SoarMA program, an initiative designed to provide financial education and help low-income families save for college. (File photograph) Haverhill is just one of five Massachusetts communities tapped by the state to participate in the SoarMA program, a

Whittier Students Design New Allied Health Center

Back row, left to right: Seniors Zach Doherty, of Methuen, and Ryan Mitchell, of Haverhill, junior Liam McAllister, of Newburyport, and senior Iyana White, of Haverhill. Front row, left to right: Seniors Tyler Paolucci, of Georgetown, Jacklyn Verrette, of Haverhill, and Mackenzie Maguire, of Merrimac. (Whittier Tech. Courtesy Photograph) After several months of hard work,

Wood Criticizes ‘Lavish’ Salary for Haverhill’s New Superintendent

Haverhill School Committee members Scott W. Wood Jr. (pictured) and Maura Ryan-Ciardiello voted against a three-year deal for incoming Superintendent Margaret Marotta. Haverhill’s next superintendent of schools will earn an average of $194,000 a year for the next three years. Two $4,000 raises are built into Superintendent Margaret Marotta’s contract, with the opportunity for a merit

Haverhill Woman is One of UMass EMT’s to Win National Recognition

Haverhill’s Stephanie Zuber is among the Lowell student EMT’s to win national recognition for their skills. Competing against more than 30 collegiate teams from across North America, UMass Lowell EMS recently finished second in the Physio-Control Skills Classic at the annual conference of the National Collegiate EMS Foundation (NCEMSF) in Philadelphia. It was the university’s