Local students at Austin Prep earn awards.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Three students from Melrose were inducted into the National Honor Society at Austin Preparatory School in Reading on Monday, April 8.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Woodshop area damaged in January fire expected to be back in use around the start of the next school year.
Back in January, firefighters from Wakefield and four surrounding communities put out a fire at Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School that left significant damage to the woodshop area and which at one point had flames showing from the roof. The fire-damaged area is expected to be ready for the start of the next school year - and some current electrical and carpentry students, including Melrosians, will have the distinction of having worked to repair their own school. Students from Malden, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham, Winchester and Woburn that attend the school will also be assisting with the repair work. According to Principal David DiBarri, the roof was repaired shortly after the fire to prevent further damage from the …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Check out the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Tuesday, Feb. 12.
Here is the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Tuesday, Feb. 12: 1. School time: After having Friday and Monday off due thanks in part to the blizzard of 2013, Melrose students will return to the classroom on Tuesday. 2. Sunny skies: Tuesday will be sunny, with highs in the mid-40s and a lows in the upper 20s in Melrose. 3. Church sessions: Two Christian groups meet each Tuesday in Melrose. Melrose Highlands Congregational Church has as weekly Bible study at 11 a.m. in the Church library, lower level, where they study the scripture for the coming Sunday's worship. Also, Seven Mile Road holds a weekly Gospel Community from 7-9 p.m. 4. Get your art on: The Milano Senior Center is expected to hold art classes from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Prospective kindergarten students in Melrose can tour the five elementary schools in the city in November.
Melrose Public Schools is inviting parents of incoming kindergarten students to visit the city's five elementary schools in November, according to a school press statement. "Our full day kindergarten program, which is free of charge, is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the world’s largest accreditation organization and developmental services for children from birth to 8 years," reads the statement. "Each full-day kindergarten classroom is staffed by a highly qualified teacher and at least one full-time paraprofessional. "Additionally, Melrose Public Schools offers Education Stations, a flexible after-school program until 6 p.m. that allows children to stay in a safe and teacher-supervised …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Upload your photos, add a full-sentence caption and in the credit field note the photographer's name
Tuesday marked the first day of school for students of Melrose Public Schools and with that in mind we'd love to see all your photos of your kids readying for the big day. Did you have a little one going to school for the first time? Or a high schooler dressed up for the start of their senior year? Whatever the case may be, upload your photos to this post and we'll create a photo gallery. Before you start trying to upload photos, make sure you've created a Melrose Patch user account (if you don't already have one), then log in. Once logged in, click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button found above or below the photo gallery. After yor image has uploaded to the site, mae sure to include a full-sentence caption and type in the photographer'…
Check out the Five Things column for Aug. 28.
1. Back to school: Tuesday marks the first day of the 2012-2013 school year for students of Melrose Public Schools. 2. Send us your photos! Do you have some great shots of the kids readying for their first day of school in Melrose? Upload them to our community photo gallery. 3. Get socialized: Check out the Melrose Patch Facebook and Twitter pages for additional content not featured on the website. 4. Get help: Looking for gas prices and traffic updates before leaving Melrose for work? Why not check out our Commute section. 5. Ah, memories: Calling all former (and current) Melrose students: Do you recall your first day of school memories? Let us know by posting a comment here.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
This Everett-based charter school has filed an application to create three new schools, one of which would serve Melrose students.
The Pioneer Charter School of Science (PCSS) in Everett recently filed applications with the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to open three new charter public schools, one of which would serve Melrose students, according to a press statement. In an email to Melrose Patch, PCSS spokesperson Katie Fryman said a location for the school to serve Melrose students has yet to be determined and won't be until the school receives state approval. "Charters either lease or buy an existing facility (there is no school building assistance from the state)," Fryman wrote. "The location is unknown because you can't get a facility until a charter is approved." The new schools, if approved by the state, would serve students in …