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HHS Model UN Touts Another Year of Achievement

HHS Model UN Touts Another Year of Achievement

In this 2014 photo, student delegates and the Model UN adviser enjoy a visit with Hans Gieskes, left, honorary consul for the Netherlands. They are Ryan Dekeon, head delegate for Model UN; teacher Zachary N. Simmons, Model UN adviser; Andrew Morphill, Model UN delegate; Alejandro Lopez, head delegate for HillieMUN (Middle School Model UN at


Gov. Baker Names Northern Essex’ Glenn to STEM Post

Dr. Lane A. Glenn, president of Northern Essex Community College. Northern Essex Community College President Lane A. Glenn has been named to the STEM Advisory Council, a statewide group that is expanding access to education in science, technology, engineering, and math. Glenn, of Amesbury, was appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker. He has served as president


Greater Lawrence Tech Student One of Four U.S. Presidential Scholars in State

Greater Lawrence Technical School senior Alkenly Ortiz was named the only Massachusetts 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Career and Technical Education category. (Courtesy photograph.) Greater Lawrence Technical School senior Alkenly Ortiz was named one of four Massachusetts U.S. Presidential Scholars—and the only student in the state to earn the recognition in the Career and


Haverhill High Participates in Mock Stock Market Challenge

Congresswoman Niki Tsongas nominated Haverhill and Lawrence students to take part in the national challenge. Haverhill High School students Tuesday will manage a hypothetical $100,000 stock market portfolio and invest in real stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Congresswoman Niki Tsongas plans to visit Haverhill students participating in the Capitol Hill Challenge during the late morning.


Patriots’ Malcolm Mitchell Reads to Tilton; Opens Revamped Library

John L. Maddox, Haverhill Public Schools’ pediatrician; New England Patriots’ wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell; and Superintendent James F. Scully. (Photographs by Gene Fontaine.) To showcase the revamped Tilton School library and highlight youth literacy, New England Patriots’ wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell read to first graders Wednesday. Mitchell, who has championed youth literacy efforts through his


Governor to Honor Methuen Student Friday at State House

Northern Essex Community College Student Klinbert Garcia, 20, of Methuen, is being honored by Gov. Charlie Baker Friday as an outstanding graduate of the class of 2017. Each spring, the state Department of Higher Education honors one graduate—along with a faculty member of his or her choice—from each of the Commonwealth’s public community colleges, colleges