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New Bedford High School
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NBHS Graduates 25 In Summer Program

For the second year in a row, New Bedford High School has special classes in the summer for seniors who for one reason or another, fell a handful of credits short of graduating in June.

Some twenty-five seniors completed those classes earlier this summer, and were awarded diplomas during a Graduation ceremony Thursday night

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City’s School District Continues to Make Progress in Accelerated Improvement Plan

According to a presentation by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), New Bedford continues to turn around its school district.

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School Dept. Makes The Grade In Community Survey Preliminary Results

The New Bedford School Department conducted its second annual Community Survey and saw over a 300% increase in participation from staff, families, and community members compared to last year's.

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Expanded Learning Time Grant For Gomes School

The Albert Gomes Elementary School in New Bedford has received a $267,000 grant to extend the school day, starting in September.

Its the first Expanded Learning Time grant ever awarded to a New Bedford Public School

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School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

School Committee Discusses FY16 Budget

Working up to a final budget proposal for FY 16, the New Bedford School Committee met Monday afternoon to discuss how to get to that final proposal.

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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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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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