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

Test Scores In City Schools Show General Progress

The results are in for the students of New Bedford Public Schools.

Supt. Pia Durkin presented the district's end-of-year testing data during Monday night's School Committee meeting, which is compared to test results gathered in the beginning of the year.

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Image provided by New Bedford School Department

City-Wide Student Art Now On Display

More than 3,500 pieces of art work done by New Bedford student-artists is on display at the Paul Rodrigues School Administration Building on County Street.

Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin says the annual district-wide student art show is a big attraction, and will be open to the public starting Friday, from 8am to 4pm, through May 21st

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New Bedford Students To Receive Donations

School nurses from all around New Bedford gathered at Keith Middle School today.

Each year, the New Bedord Educators Association collects donations to buy clothing, educational supplies, and hygiene products for students of all ages in the city

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Instruments Needed For New Bedford Students [UPDATE]

 

I got an email over the weekend from the New Bedford Schools updating us on the need for music instruments. We had a story about this a few weeks ago. 

The New Bedford Public Schools still needs more than 200 instruments to give every child

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New Bedford High School Marching Band performing recently in Dartmouth / Greg Desrosiers/TSM
New Bedford High School Marching Band performing recently in Dartmouth / Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Instruments Needed For Students In New Bedford

New Bedford Public Schools and the Symphony Music Shop on State Road in Dartmouth are teaming up to collect "gently used" instruments for school kids in New Bedford.

Bob Williamson with Symphony Music says his shop has been working with the school system off and on, for years

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Security Review To Begin In New Bedford Public Schools

New Bedford Public Schools are about to begin a security review in all buildings that belong to the New Bedford School District.

While there has been a great deal of discussion regarding Keith Middle School and the recent vandalism that took place there,

School Committee member Dr

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Teachers Welcomed By Local Community Organizations

The Buttonwood Park Zoo was filled with more than just animals Tuesday evening.

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Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee
Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee

Over 30 New Bedford Teachers Have Resigned This Month

Nearly three dozen New Bedford Public School teachers have resigned during the month of August.

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Prayers For New Bedford Public Schools

Prayers and well wishes were offered Monday for the New Bedford School District.

The prayer service took place at the North Baptist Church on County Street and is held annually before the start of the school year

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Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee
Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee

School Committee Hears Results Of Community Survey

The New Bedford School Department's first online community survey attracted 900 responses from parents, staff members, students and other interested parties. Results of the survey were presented to the School Committee last night

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