Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Milton residents were recognized at various colleges.
The following are announcements of academic accomplishments for Milton residents. Milton Residents Inducted into Honor Societies at Providence College The following local residents were recently inducted into the Providence College chapters of national honor societies: Christopher Norris Receives Recognition at Champlain College Awards Dinner Christopher Norris a resident of Milton, was honored at Champlain College's annual awards dinner for the Division of Communication and Creative Media. Norris, a senior majoring in Graphic Design & Digital Media received the Design Achievement Award. The annual dinner, which took place at the Champlain College Gymnasium recognized outstanding students and their achievements throughout the Division of …
Randi Crews and Lee Mercury of Milton and students at Blue Hills Regional Technical School participated in the art show.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Kenneth R. Feinberg, Esq., the administrator of the One Fund Boston, addressed the Curry College class of 2013 on Sunday, May 19.
Curry College held its commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19. Kenneth R. Feinberg, Esq., the administrator of the One Fund Boston, was the graduation speaker and recipient of an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. Prior to working with the One Fund, a charitable foundation that benefits victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, Feinberg served most notably as the Special Master of the Federal September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Feinberg, who has seen much tragedy in his career, told the graduates to take nothing for granted, according to Curry.edu. "Life has a way of throwing curveballs at all of us. Witness just a month ago at the Boston Marathon. Your degree today is not an insurance policy; it does not provide you a free pass …
Ten Milton students graduated from Hingham's Notre Dame Academy on Friday.
Ten Milton residents received their diplomas from Notre Dame Academy in Hingham on Friday, May 17. The following Milton residents are part of the Notre Dame Academy class of 2013: Abigail Chave, Olivia Love, Audrey Madigan, Bryanna Maher, Thaisha Milord, Jessica Peterson, Anya Petit, Olivia Scannell, Julia Simmons and Sheila Trifone.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Be sure to attend the Tucker School Spring Fair from 11am to 3pm on Saturday.
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 …