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Jon Faria/ TSM - Irwin and Joan Jacobs pose with the 2015 Jacobs Family Scholarship recipients
Jon Faria/ TSM - Irwin and Joan Jacobs pose with the 2015 Jacobs Family Scholarship recipients

Six New Bedford Students Receive The Jacobs Family Scholarship

Six college-bound New Bedford students received 4-year, $35,000 scholarships during the 15th annual Jacobs Family New Bedford High Schools Scholarship program Friday at the Whaling Museum.

The award is given to students continuing their studies in math, science, and engineering

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Straight Guy Asks Gay Best Friend to Prom [PHOTO]

Of all the "Promposal" stories we've heard, how many are as special as this?

Anthony Martinez is on the student council at his Las Vegas high school. As a result, he's often in charge of planning school events, and ultimately senior prom. However, he never

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Veterans Day Ceremony in Fairhaven / TSM
Veterans Day Ceremony in Fairhaven / TSM

Fairhaven Salutes Veterans With Parade And Ceremony

Patriotic songs, speakers, a fly-over and a parade were all part of Veterans Day in Fairhaven on Tuesday.  Thirty-year Army veteran Bill Kligel, a Fairhaven native, was the keynote speaker outside the High School

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New Bedford High School Junior Helping Others Find Their Purpose

A New Bedford High School junior who found her purpose in life is looking to help others to do the same.

16-year-old Cierra Vicente founded the "Here for a Purpose" program, after losing several friends to suicide

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Friday Night Lights And The $5,000 Jack Peterson Scholarship

If there’s one great thing about going back to school in September, it has to be the highly anticipated Friday Night Football Games at High School Fields across the Southcoast.

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Supt. Durkin Reviews First Day Of School

There were a few transportation glitches on the opening day of school in New Bedford. But Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin still gave the district an "A-" for the opening of school Tuesday.

Dr. Durkin knows that all eyes on are on New Bedford's underperforming schools, New Bedford High, Parker School, and Hayden McFadden

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Do Kids Get Too Much Homework?

 

I know if you ask them , they will say "YES!" but I'm hearing from more and more friends that they think their children are getting too much homework every night.

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Should Middle And High School Students Have Later School Starts

The American Academy of Pediatrics say the vast majority of middle and high school student are in a permanent state of jet lag from insufficient amounts of sleep.

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Student Suspended For Saying “Bless You” [VIDEO]

How would you react if a teacher threw you out of class for saying "bless you" to a classmate who just sneezed? The so-called separation of church and state has turned, for some, into a separation from reality and common good.

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Shea Continues Auditorium Restoration Initiative

During his tenure as Interim Superintendent of the New Bedford School District, Michael Shea worked in his old stomping grounds, the Administration Building on County Street that once was New Bedford High School

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