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Union President: Inadequate School Funding Leads 1 in 4 Teachers to Quit

Union President: Inadequate School Funding Leads 1 in 4 Teachers to Quit

Ted Kempinski, Haverhill Education Association President, rebuts recent comments by Mayor James J. Fiorentini that schools are “adequately funded.” With two weeks remaining in Fiscal Year 2018, enough money remains in the School Department budget to pay for three small buses, new science curriculum materials and teacher training to use them, computers and software for

Patriots Star Mitchell Reading to First-Graders Monday at Haverhill YMCA

New England Patriots Super Bowl champ Malcolm Mitchell appears in Haverhill on Monday, June 18. (Courtesy photograph) New England Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell is taking a break from his NFL duties Monday to kick off summer with elementary schoolers during an interactive “Reading Rally” at Haverhill’s YMCA, 81 Winter St. An afternoon of free,

DiZoglio Hosts First-Ever Young Women Career Day at Haverhill High

State Rep. Diana DiZoglio visited Haverhill High this week to host the school’s first-ever Young Women Career Day. (Courtesy photographs by Marilyn Caradonna) Rep. Diana DiZoglio gathered several Haverhill-based career women this week to encourage Haverhill High juniors to dream big during the school’s first-ever Young Women Career Day. DiZoglio emceed the two-hour session for

Haverhill Celebrates Superintendent Scully at Retirement Party

Haverhill Superintendent James F. Scully addressed the crowd at his retirement party June 11 at Bradford Country Club. (WHAV News photographs) Eight years and memories to last a lifetime. Educators, former students and community members from across the Merrimack Valley came out to salute Haverhill’s outgoing Superintendent James F. Scully Monday at a retirement party

Education Reporting at Risk as WHAV’s Year-End Approaches

Last August, 97.9 WHAV FM took on an ambitious “Back-to-School Countdown,” reporting daily on preparations for fall school openings. Parents and children learned about school bus route changes, departures of key leaders, new teachers and staff, cellphone rules, distribution of new technology such as iPads, additional classrooms at jam-packed schools, athletic deadlines and much more.

School Notes: HHS Classical Academy Entrance Exam Open to City 8th-Graders

An open house at Methuen High School (pictured) is one of several events this weekend celebrating Methuen Public Schools. Haverhill eighth-graders who are interested in attending Haverhill High School’s Classical Academy should sit for the entrance exam on Thursday, Nov. 2, beginning at 8:45 a.m. The test will be offered at each public middle school

Whittier Vo-Tech Gives Top Honors to Valhouli, Young

History Teacher Alex Valhouli was named 2017 Educator of the Year. (Courtesy photograph.) The faculty of Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School last week named the school’s educator and support staff person of the year. History Teacher Alex Valhouli was named 2017 Educator of the Year. He has taught history at Whittier Vo-Tech for 25