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Haverhill Promise Hosts Focus Group With Springfield Early Literacy Leader Fuller

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

Fiorentini Celebrates Tilton MCAS Achievement at ‘ROAR’ Pep Rally

Mayor Fiorentini and Superintendent Margaret Marotta praised Tilton School students for MCAS achievement. (WHAV News photograph) Haverhill’s Tilton Elementary School tigers have MCAS scores to roar about, according to Mayor James J. Fiorentini. The city leader joined Tilton’s staff and 470 students in kindergarten through fourth grade for their monthly pep rally Thursday that doubled

School Committee on Reported $1M in Encumbrances: ‘Who Authorized These Things?’

Haverhill School Committee member Member Gail M. Sullivan. (WHAV News file photograph.) Members of Haverhill’s School Committee dug into the preliminary outside financial review issued by Hopkinton’s Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials at Thursday’s meeting, and while the district was praised in several areas, there is still work to be done. While longtime School

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

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