Sometimes We Need to Be Reminded…
… that our schools are full of great kids, hard-working and creative teachers, overworked and underappreciated administrators, and effective programs.
Read more about some of these outstanding people, schools and communities in our series: Spotlighting JFYNetWorks Partner Schools… January 2018 edition.
BOSTON 1/25/18 – Twenty-four Boston Public Schools (BPS) high-school students received the Posse Foundation Scholarship – a four-year, full-tuition scholarship – in a ceremony on Wednesday, January 17, with Governor Charlie Baker and BPS Superintendent Tommy Chang at the Fairmount Copley Plaza. Founded in 1989, Posse identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes.
JFYNet Partner Schools are well represented. A heart felt and special shout out to West Roxbury Academy student Leanne Allen, East Boston High School student Dublas Vasquez and Madison Park Technical Vocational High School student Ardo Ali. Read the entire announcement here.
Multiple Honors and Awards for Greater Lowell Tech Delegation
The Greater Lowell Technical High School SkillsUSA chapter officers attended the recent Massachusetts State Leadership Conference for Workplace Readiness.
The annual event of more than 400 student officers from around the state focuses on leadership development, service orientation and teamwork skills. GLTHS received State Leader and Service-Project Safety awards as well as medals for team quality, Community Service and Leadership. Our future is bright. Read the entire article here.
“Building a strong pipeline of talented workers is critical to the future of this industry in the Commonwealth.”
– Jay Ash, Housing and Economic Development Secretary
Students across the Merrimack Valley have a chance to deepen their knowledge of advanced manufacturing using grant funds issued to the Lawrence-based Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board.
During a school break, 10 teachers will participate in externships at manufacturing companies. After the externships, those teachers will present the material learned to their students. Sharing the knowledge through collaboration.
Read the entire announcement here.
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