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Teacher Assaulted At New Bedford High

A teacher at New Bedford High School was assaulted last week.

According to School Department spokesman Jon Carvalho, the incident happened last Thursday morning.

Carvalho says a female teacher found four girls in a classroom with the lights off, smoking

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New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

Threatening Note Found At New Bedford High School

Police responded to a threatening note Friday found at New Bedford High School.

The note was found inside the high school just before noon, and indicated a threat to the building.

Police considered the threat low-level and non specific, but conducted a sweep of the building as the school day proceeded

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New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

Students Returning To New Bedford High School

Students are returning to New Bedford High School after they were evacuated due to an earlier threat.

The note was found around 10:15 a.m. and indicated a threat to the building.

School spokesman Jonathan Carvalho says students were returned to the high school from Keith Middle School, where they evacuated students in grade nine and ten , and the Nobrega Field House where they evacuated students in grades 11 and 12

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New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

Threat Made To New Bedford High School

A spokesman for New Bedford Schools tells WBSM News that there has been a threat made to New Bedford High School.

The note was found at 10:15 a.m. and indicated a threat to the building.

Ninth and Tenth Grade students have been evacuated to Keith Middle School and Eleventh and Twelth Graders have been sent to the Nobrega Field House on Hathaway Blvd

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NBHS Headmaster Kathleen Dawson / Jim Phillips / TSM
NBHS Headmaster Kathleen Dawson / Jim Phillips / TSM

Headmaster Says Changing Culture At NBHS “A Work In Progress”

At Monday night's School Committe meeting, New Bedford High School Headmaster Kathleen Dawson spoke about the changing culture in the High School.

Dawson said changing student/teacher relationships are an important part to improving New Bedford High School

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Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM
Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

Durkin Offers Plan For Accelerated Improvement In NB Schools

The Superintendent of Schools is laying out a plan for accelerated improvement in New Bedford schools.

Dr. Pia Durkin told the School Committee Monday night, the plan includes principals providing leadership by coaching teachers, and teachers focusing on core instruction and working together

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New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

Security At NBHS In The Spotlight

School Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin is announcing plans to improve security at New Bedford High School.

Durkin says the city has received $6.5 million from the Mass. School Building Authority to address security and technology issues

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Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester addressing School Committee Thursday Night / Jim Phillips / TSM
Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester addressing School Committee Thursday Night / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Chester Encouraged By Visit To New Bedford

Mass. Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester says he's encouraged by what he saw Thursday in New Bedford's underperforming schools.

Chester visited both the Parker School and New Bedford High School

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mayor: City Welcomes Education Commissioner’s Input

The state's Commissioner of Education is visiting New Bedford on Thursday, stopping at two of the city's underperforming schools for meetings with teachers, administrators and parents.

Mitchell Chester will start his day visiting classroom at the Parker Elementary School, which the state has designated as a level five school or chronically underperforming

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Refurbished Basketball Courts Open At Buttonwood Park

If you play basketball, you probably have played a game or two at the courts at Buttonwood Park.

The three courts have been around for decades, and now have been refurbished, thanks to a fund-raising effort by The Friends of Buttonwood Park, expertise provided by the City of New Bedford, and several local companies who donated materials and labor

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