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Silver Hill Parents Told All Kids Can Stay Through Fifth Grade

Silver Hill Parents Told All Kids Can Stay Through Fifth Grade

Haverhill school officials will allow all current Silver Hill students to remain there until they finish the school’s fifth and final grade. Assistant Superintendent Jared Fulgoni said no changes will be made at Silver Hill next year as the administration puts together a transition plan to turn the Horace Mann charter school back into a

Silver Hill Chair Resigns Following Rejection of Charter, Innovation Concept

Euthemia Gilman (Northern Essex Community College photograph.) A few days after teachers voted not to support continuation of the Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter School, the school’s founder and current chairman is resigning. Euthemia Gilman, who was the force behind launching the Horace Mann charter 11 years ago as the new principal, announced her resignation

Tilton Receives $900,000 ‘Turnaround’ Grant to Boost Test Scores

John C. Tilton School, 70 Grove St. (Courtesy photograph.) The city received notice Friday of a $900,000 grant to help “turnaround” standardized test scores at Tilton School. Mayor James J. Fiorentini and school Superintendent James F. Scully said the two-year state education grant focuses on transforming the “environment, culture and instruction” at the elementary school.

State: Sibling Preference at Silver Hill is Law; Union: School Lacks Diversity

Haverhill Education Association President Lisa R. Begley said the union is simply “trying to have a conversation” with Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter School supporters. Although state education officials have sided with supporters of the city’s Silver Hill Horace Mann Charter School on at least one point, the teacher’s union head said the school still has