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Hill View Montessori Participates in ‘Park for Every Classroom’

Hill View Montessori Participates in ‘Park for Every Classroom’

Germaine Koomen, a teacher at Hill View Montessori Charter Public School in Haverhill, was among those showcasing her students’ work within the Park for Every Classroom program last week at the Salem Visitor Center. The Park for Every Classroom program is offered by Essex Heritage and the National Park Service, which offered a “train the


Whittier Vo-Tech Sophomores Receive Treat for Grueling Tests

Sophomores at Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School received a special treat Friday for getting through a series of standardized tests. Superintendent Maureen Lynch kicked off what she is calling a “new school tradition” by surprising the students with an ice cream party to celebrate the end of their MCAS year. “Since March, they have


St. Joseph School Plans to Close This Month

St. Joseph School of All Saints Parish. (Courtesy photograph.) St. Joseph School of All Saints Parish, a Haverhill Catholic elementary school since 1888, is closing its doors at the end of the school year. The closing displaces 133 students, ranging from nursery school to eighth grade. Faculty, staff, parents and students received the news Wednesday.


Montessori Advocate Seeks Public Support for Pre-K Expansion

One of the city’s leading advocates of early childhood education hopes to persuade the School Committee to support a pilot program that ultimately could bring pre-K to all children in Haverhill. Janet Begin, the administrator and lead teacher of Marigold Montessori School, plans to present to the School Committee the outline of a private-public partnership


School Facilities Chief Geary Leaving for N.H. Job

Thomas Geary is credited with the fast reopening of the Consentino School library after a pipe burst early last year. Here, Haverhill Mayor James J. Fiorentini surveyed the damage at the time with Principal John Mele. Haverhill Supervisor of Facilities Thomas Geary who, among other achievements, shepherded the reopening of the Albert B. Consentino School


Incoming HHS Freshmen Invited to 2017 Fall Sports Pre-Season Meeting

Incoming Haverhill High freshmen are invited to attend a 2017 Fall Sports Pre-Season meeting on June 13, where Hillie Athletics staff will present information about cheerleading, cross country, crew, field hockey, football, golf, soccer, girls swimming and girls volleyball opportunities for the upcoming school year. All students interested in playing a fall sport are required