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… September 2018 edition.
Student ‘pioneers’ enrolled in early college program
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito met and congratulated Holyoke High School students enrolled in a statewide early college program, calling them “pioneers” who are opening pathways for all students, regardless of income. Read more.
Strong commitment to helping those in the East Boston community
“We are so excited to award Jessica with the Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship,” said Massport CEO Thomas P. Glynn. “She has shown a strong commitment to helping those in the East Boston community and has followed Donna’s example through her service. Read more.
Summer Service Learning Program
This year, the Summer Service Learning Program was thematically focused on “Living a Healthy Lifestyle.” Throughout the three-week program, students participated in numerous field trips and volunteering sessions in the community. Read more.
Helping kids with cancer to vacation on the Cape
Members of North Quincy High School’s class of 1986 are coming together to support a nonprofit organization working to renovate a Falmouth inn so it can be used to give children fighting cancer a place to be with family and friends. Read more.
Let your spirit soar
Barea told Holyoke High, “It wasn’t easy. The journey’s been hard and I almost gave up many, many times. I’ve experienced a lot of band-aids…turnovers…missed shots, but through it all I always tried to remain positive.” He encouraged Holyoke High students to always put 100% into everything that they do and to not let setbacks make them lose their spirit and convince them to throw in the towel. Read more.