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

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

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