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$2K in Haverhill Exchange Club Scholarships Up for Grabs This Year: How to Apply

$2K in Haverhill Exchange Club Scholarships Up for Grabs This Year: How to Apply

Several scholarships are available from the Haverhill Exchange Club for graduating seniors who apply by March 2. (File photograph) Haverhill high school students take note: The city’s Exchange Club is now accepting applications for three scholarships offering $2,000 in college tuition money. In addition to a $1,000 Youth of the Year Award, presented to a

City Pays Haverhill School Report Author to Consult; Wood Questions Objectivity, Process

A contributor to Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials’ recent report on Haverhill schools was paid to help resolve problems identified in the report and has submitted a proposal to receive up to $49,000 for more work. (File photograph.) UPDATE: This story now reflects a comment from MASBO Executive Director Margaret Driscoll. One of the

Councilors Want to Reform Joint Facilities Committee, Address Leaking School Roofs

Due to an increasing number of leaking roofs in Haverhill schools like Consentino Middle School, Councilors Timothy J. Jordan and Colin F. LePage suggested reanalyzing the city’s maintenance plan for the schools. (Courtesy photograph.) The Haverhill City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to send a letter to Mayor James J. Fiorentini, asking him to revive

Haverhill Promise Partners With Pentucket Medical to Foster Early Literacy Citywide

Pentucket Medical is fostering early literacy efforts citywide through a relationship with Haverhill Promise. (File photograph) City healthcare provider Pentucket Medical is pledging to support early literacy through its partnership with Haverhill Promise. Through the new partnership, Pentucket aims to expand the Reach Out and Read initiative across the city, providing young patients a new

Northern Essex to Add Esports and Varsity Basketball, Soccer Teams

Northern Essex Community College is hosting an eSports program for the first time in the school’s history and is reintroducing varsity men’s soccer and women’s basketball. (File photograph.) Northern Essex Community College announced they are adding three new varsity athletic programs for the 2019-2020 academic year, including a new multi-player video game program. Two of

Haverhill Promise Hosts Focus Group With Springfield Early Literacy Leader Fuller

(Left to right) Haverhill School Committee Member Richard Rosa, State Rep. Andy Vargas, School Committee Member Gail Sullivan, The Irene E. & George A. David Foundation Project Head Sally Fuller and school pediatrician Dr. John Maddox discussed the importance of having children achieve full literacy by third grade. (WHAV News photograph) Haverhill is continuing its