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Rep. Antonio Cabral, (D) New Bedford
Rep. Antonio Cabral, (D) New Bedford

State Grant To Aid English Language Learners In New Bedford

An English Language Learners Acadamy will open next year at New Bedford High School, thanks to a state grant. 

Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford says the district has been awarded a $135,000 grant from the Executive Office of Education

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Mayor: Solar Power To Help New Bedford Save Millions

 

New Bedford is on a path right now to develop more solar-power capacity than any city east of the Mississippi Rver. 

That statement from Mayor Jon Mitchell on his weekly radio program Wednesday on WBSM. 

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TSM - Teachers stage candlelight vigil outside Keith Middle School
TSM - Teachers stage candlelight vigil outside Keith Middle School

Teachers Stage Candlelight Vigil To Protest Teacher Firings

The New Bedford Educators Association continues to protest staff changes planned for New Bedford High School.  Those changes include replacing 29% of teachers and staff.  Teachers lined up outside Keith Middle School Monday night for a candlelight vigil to protest the dismissal of any teachers

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Durkin To Meet With Students And Parents On NBHS Plan

School Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin is reaching out to students and parents, looking to gain support for the turnaround plan for New Bedford High School. 

The plan includes replacing 29% of the school's teachers and staff members

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Miss New Bedford Outstanding Teen Joined Us In-Studio (AUDIO)

A new Miss New Bedford Outstanding Teen was crowned yesterday at Keith Middle School.

16-year old Olivia Marques is a sophomore at New Bedford High School and she won the crown over 11 other contestants

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New Bedford High School Receives $92,000 Life Science Grant

 

The Mass. Lfe Science Center has awarded New Bedford High School a $92,000 grant for the purchase of life science training equipment.

The school district's Director  of Federal and State Programs, Andrew O'Leary tells WBSM News, the equipment is badly needed in biology and bioscience classrooms.....

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TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L) addresses School Committee
TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L) addresses School Committee

Durkin Responds To Rumors About NBHS Turnaround Plan

Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin wants to set the record straight about the turnaround plan to be implemented at New Bedford High School.

Addressing the New Bedford School Committee Monday night, Durkin said while the turnaround model will require a 50% turnover of educators and staff at the High School, no decisions have been made as of yet

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New Bedford Scrappers - photo from NBHS
New Bedford Scrappers - photo from NBHS

NBHS Underwater Robotics Team Wins Mass. Competition

 

A group of nine New Bedford High School students has captured the Mass. State Seapearch Underwater R-O-V or robotic compeition, held in New Bedford earlier this month. 

The team is called the New Bedford Scrappers, and is made up mostly of juniors and seniors. 

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TSM - Supt. Pia Durkin (L) during recent School Committee meeting (Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
TSM - Supt. Pia Durkin (L) during recent School Committee meeting (Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Durkin Receives Stakeholders Recommendations for NBHS

 

A local stakeholders group has submitted its recommendations for a turnaround plan for New Bedford High School  to Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin.

Durkin says she appreciated how a culture of excellance resonated throughout the recommendations although she reserved comments on any specifics until she can study them in depth.

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Mayor: Ten NBHS Students Moved To Alternative High School

 

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he wants safe schools in the City of New Bedford, and he believes Superintendent. Dr. Pia Durkin and her staff are working to make that happen. 

The Mayor says after several altercations between students and teachers at New Bedford High School, the Superintendent made some changes.....

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