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Tilton School Receives Second Half of ‘Turnaround’ Grant

Tilton School Receives Second Half of ‘Turnaround’ Grant

Haverhill’s Tilton School Friday received the second installment of a state $900,000 “turnaround” grant. As WHAV reported a year ago, the grant—aimed at improving underperforming schools—aims to change school climate and culture and elevate test scores at the Level Three school through leadership, shared responsibility and professional collaboration; intentional practices for improving instruction; and student-specific

Greater Lawrence Tech to Expand Manufacturing Program Using $500K State Grant

The Baker-Polito Administration issued a $500,000 grant to Greater Lawrence Technical School to update their advanced manufacturing program. (File photograph) Andover’s Greater Lawrence Technical School is one of 33 schools statewide to share in nearly $11 million in skills capital grant funding to secure new technology and expand programming. Designed the give students an edge

Rejected in Haverhill, Fulgoni Accepts Job as Amesbury’s School Chief

Haverhill’s Assistant School Superintendent Jared Fulgoni. (WHAV News file photograph.) Rejected in March to head Haverhill Public Schools, Jared Fulgoni is headed to Amesbury to serve as interim school superintendent. Fulgoni was selected Monday night by the Amesbury School Committee to succeed Superintendent Gary Reese. While the job title suggests temporary, Fulgoni told WHAV, officials

Patriots Star Malcolm Mitchell Touts Youth Literacy During Haverhill ‘Reading Rally’

New England Patriots star Malcolm Mitchell reads to Haverhill students from his book “The Magician’s Hat” during a Monday “reading rally” at the YMCA. (WHAV News photograph) With just days to go before school’s out for the summer, New England Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell appeared before a crowd of nearly 300 Monday at Haverhill’s

Haverhill to Officially Welcome Superintendent Marotta at Wednesday Reception

Haverhill’s new Superintendent Margaret Marotta takes over as head of the district on July 1. (Courtesy photograph) Ahead of Friday’s final day of school across the district, Haverhill’s incoming Superintendent Margaret Marotta will be welcomed to the city at a Wednesday afternoon reception hosted by Mayor James J. Fiorentini. From 2-4 p.m., on June 20,

J.F Maddox Foundation Donates $10K to Support Haverhill YMCA’s Summer Reading Program

YMCA Regional Executive Director Tracy Fuller (left) celebrated the Summer Readers’ Camp donation alongside Pentucket Lake Principal Dianne Connolly, School Committeeman Richard J. Rosa and donor Dr. John Maddox. (WHAV News photograph) Summer slide? Not in Haverhill! In the city’s latest effort to have all students reading at grade level by the end of third

Haverhill Schools to Close Early Monday Because of Predicted ‘Oppressive Heat’

With Wave Weather predicting high temperatures in the 90s, Haverhill Public Schools are scheduled to observe half days Monday. Likewise, Whittier Regional Vocational High School also planned to close in the morning. Staff and parents were notified Sunday afternoon of the early Haverhill closings by Superintendent James F. Scully. “…by noon time tomorrow some schools