New Program for Keith
City and school officials announced a new program of advanced courses to be launched at one of New Bedford's middle schools this fall during a brief ceremony at Carney Academy Wednesday morning.
NBPS Wins Grants
The Baker administration has awarded three Extended Learning Time grants to Massachusetts public schools, two of them to New Bedford Schools.
Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin says the grants, totalling $712,000 will extend the school days at Hayden-McFadden Elementary and Normandin Middle schools by hal…
Call for Discipline
Ward Three New Bedford City Councillor Henry Bousquet wants to see more autonomy in the way of discipline in public schools.
Bousquet says the State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has stripped teachers and administrators of their ability to effectively discipline disruptive and unru…
More Casino Forums
Mayor Jon Mitchell is encouraging as many public meetings as possible concerning the waterfront casino project being proposed by KG Urban Enterprises.
Speaking on his weekly radio program Wednesday on WBSM, the Mayor said the city is organizing forums for June 4th at Roosevelt Middle School, and June…
Free String Lessons
Middle-school age students in New Bedford schools are being offered a new opportunity to expand their musical horizons.
Keith, Normandin, and Roosevelt Middle Schools will soon offer free, weekly group lessons for students interested in learning string instruments...
Parents Air Concerns
Administrators flung open their doors to parents at a community forum at Normandin Middle School Wednesday night. Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin, along with the principals of the city's middle schools, assured parents they want better lines of communication and reduced bullying incidents as much…
Parent/Supt. Meeting
Parents of New Bedford middle school students are being urged to attend a community forum Wednesday night.
The meeting with Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin and other officials will center on improving the climate in the city's middle schools, especially after recent events involving student fights…