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Katie NolanKatie Nolan, a senior at Fontbonne Academy and tri-captain of the Ducks Ice Hockey team, scored her 100th point at Shea Rink on Sunday, Jan. 17 while beating Braintree 6-0. Nolan, a resident of Dorchester who lives in Neponset, has been... Read more
In an emotionally charged room of parents, the state education board voted narrowly on Tuesday to revoke the charter of Dorchester Collegiate Academy Charter School. It appeared Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Mitchell Chester's... Read more
The northwest corner of the Mather School property on Meetinghouse Hill will be the site of a permanent public art installation.The Artist Selection Committee of the Mather School Green Space Improvement Project is reviewing proposals to create a new... Read more
The Lower Mills campus of Saint John Paul II Academy was re-dedicated on Wednesday morning at a ceremony that included remarks by Cardinal Seán O’Malley, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry and the philanthropists who made the $10... Read more
Gail Hobin (center) with UMass Boston Chancellor Dr. J. Keith Motley, right, and Vice-Chancellor Charlie Titus. Harry Brett photoMeeting Gail Hobin you feel immediately engaged. Maybe it’s her wide welcoming smile. Maybe it’s because she easily directs... Read more
Murphy School teacher Laura Henry was the guest of honor at a school assembly on Nov. 11. Photo courtesy Google Impact ChallengeLaura Henry, a speech pathologist at the Murphy School, was the surprise guest of honor at a school assembly on Nov. 11 in... Read more
Gov. Charlie Baker reignited a debate on Thursday that has vexed and divided Democrat and Republican lawmakers in recent years, proposing an expansion of charter schools that would be targeted toward the lowest performing districts statewide. Baker chose... Read more
In attendance at Tuesday’s dedication of the Sarah Greenwood school library were, from left: Mimi LaCamera, principal Alexander Mathews, graduate Ted Cutler and Susan Kern. The library was dedicated to Mr Cutler. At right, a group of kindergarden students... Read more
A series of community meetings — beginning with one at Dorchester’s Kroc Center on Oct. 8— will weigh the pros and cons of changing the current school enrollment system to include both charter and public schools in one “unified” application. Mayor Walsh’s... Read more
Ask Michael Crowley— the Community Field Coordinator at the Richard J. Murphy Elementary School in Neponset— about this Friday’s second annual First Responder’s Appreciation Day and he’ll be happy to tell you all about it. First, though, he’ll have to... Read more

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