Be sure to attend the Tucker School Spring Fair from 11am to 3pm on Saturday.
Friday, May 17, 2013
This summer, students have a chance to win a bike just by reading.
For the 15th year, Milton readers have a chance to win a bike by just reading a book through the Dependable Cleaners Read to Ride Program. Students, ages six to 15, are eligible to start reading this week through August 9. Weekly prizes will be given out June 3 through August 12, with the exception of the Fourth of July. Entry forms are available at Dependable Cleaners, Farina’s Bicycle Center, Country Ski and Sport, and atdependablecleaners.com/read-ride. Participants can submit one entry form per book they read to any Dependable Cleaners location or with home delivery drivers.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The following Milton students earned a spot on the Fontbonne Academy Third Quarter Honor Roll.
Fontbonne Academy in Milton recently released its Third Quarter Honor Roll. The following is a list of Milton residents, who earned academic honors at Fontbonne in the third quarter. Head of School List First Honors Second Honors Honorable Mention
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The magazine's 2013 rankings came out Monday.
Newsweek has ranked the high schools nationally, but the criteria editors used leaves Milton High School off of their list. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the details about the ranking, and every other ranked high school by clicking on the markers in the interactive map above. The survey scores were then weighted and calculated using several criteria including on-time graduation and college acceptance rates. In addition, instead of averaging the number of courses offered, this year Newsweek considered the percentage of students enrolled in AP, IB or Advance International Certificate courses. The final scores then determined …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Two Fontbonne Academy students organized a week of fundraising and activities in response to the Boston Marathon bombing.
A Milton student and a classmate from Quincy created “One with the One Fund” this week at Fontbonne Academy to support the One Fund Boston for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Milton junior Rebecca Olivieri and freshwoman Claire Lyons organized the week that included collecting donations and other activities. The week included morning prayers, a Boston t-shirt day and the making of ribbon pins. The Fontbonne community was encouraged to walk a lap around the school as part of a “Marathon Challenge," a collective effort to walk 26.2 miles, the length of a marathon. Olivieri wrote the following email to the Fontbonne Academy community announcing the week: “The events that occurred last week at the Boston Marathon have certainly …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
A group of Fontbonne Academy students led an anti-bullying program for sixth graders at St. Agatha's School as par of "Ducks in Service Day."
About 100 Fontbonne Academy students, the junior class and the senior members of the National Honor Society, set out into the community on Wednesday, April 24, for a day of service. The "Ducks in Service Day" sent groups of students to nursing homes, food pantries and schools, including St. Agatha's School in Milton. Seniors Callie Cabral, Cindy Truong, Christine Carroll and Emily Devane were joined by seven Fontbonne juniors for an interactive anti-bullying program for sixth graders. The high school students interacted with three individual classes for an hour each on Wednesday morning. Carroll said one of the reasons that students chose Fontbonne Academy for high school is the low incidence of bullying, so she felt attached to this …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Dr. Elaine McNeil-Girmai to return to her hometown as principal of Tucker Elementary School.
Dr. Elaine McNeil-Girmai was appointed recently as the new prinicpal of Tucker Elementary School. Schools superintendent Mary Gormley announced the appointment on her blog for the Milton School Department. "I am very excited to return to Milton," wrote McNeil-Girmai in an email to Patch. "I received a wonderful education through the Milton school system that I believe set me up for success in college and beyond. "I have fond memories of my time at Tucker and I hope to create similar memories for the students while ensuring they receive a strong academic start to their education." McNeil-Girmai was the top candidate out of the 51 people who made applications for the principalship. She currently serves as assistant principal/academic …
Peter Timmins of Milton, a senior at Boston College High School, won an award in the 63rd Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Interested in becoming the next principal of Glover Elementary School? Check out the following job listing.
Milton Public School District is searching for a new principal for Glover Elemetary School, according to schoolspring.com. The deadline for submitting an application is April 26, 2013.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
"Dinner With Coach," which will feature New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, will help fund Labouré College's move to Adams Street in Milton.
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick will speak at a VIP event to raise funds for Labouré College's move to Milton. Belichick will be joined by comedian Lenny Clarke at the dinner at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy on Thursday, May 9. Tickets, which are $1,000 for an individual VIP ticket, include dinner, Q&A session and photo with Belichick, as well as a special gift. Clarke will perform and auction off a round of golf with the guest of honor. "I am looking forward to the event on May 9th in support of Labouré College and its mission to provide high quality education and prepare women and men for careers in health care. Labouré's commitment to diversity in both its student population and patient care is exemplary,” Belichick said …