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Questions Surrounding NBHS Robotics Class

According to one City Councilor, the New Bedford High School Robtics Class has lost its head instructor and could possibly lose its Federal funding at the end of this school year.

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New Bedford School Department’s Career Fair Draws A Crowd

Teachers from outside the New Bedford School District were invited to Keith Middle School Saturday to see what it's like to teach in the city and submit applications during a career fair. 

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

School Committee Presented With Paraprofessional Review

Paraprofessionals provide classroom support to students that need a little extra assistance.

The District Management Council conducted a review of these personnel and presented their findings to the New Bedford School Committee Monday night.

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Search Underway To Find Permanent Headmaster At NBHS

The search has begun to find a permanent Headmaster for New Bedford High School.

School spokesman Jonathan Carvalho tells WBSM News, the posting has been up for about a week, and 12 people have already applied

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Roosevelt Facebook page

Threatening Note Found At Roosevelt Middle School

Roosevelt Middle School officials found a note Tuesday inside the school threatening the building.

School spokesman Jonathan Carvalho says police were called just after 8am.

Officers considered the threat low level and non-specific, but decided to conduct a sweep of the building

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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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Scheduling Issues Mar Start Of School Year At NBHS

New Bedford High School Headmaster Kathleen Dawson told the School Committee Monday night, the opening of the high school was okay, but not as smooth as she had hoped.

Many students didn't receive their schedules till the first day of school, and some of those schedules were wrong

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Over 400 New Bedford Teachers To Take Part In Training Program

Public school teachers will be learning some new techniques this upcoming school year.

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Durkin Presents FY15 School Budget To City Council

Supt. Pia Durkin spent almost four hours defending her FY15 school budget Wednesday night, but it looks like it may have been worth it.

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New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

Summer Graduation Program Offers Second Chance

A new summer program may offer new opportunities to some New Bedford High School seniors.

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