Complaints of sexist or racist dress codes and sexual harassment have drawn attention recently to the high school. Thriving at the middle-school level but lesser-known, though, is a small pocket of empowerment that’s been going strong for nine years.
The final School Committee meeting before summer looked at topics including the replacement of a resigning principal and drug policies. But members were especially stirred by an initiative of third-graders seeking broader narratives on the Revolutionary War.
They were the guinea pigs, the pioneers. They experienced more of the school district restructuring than any other class. They also had the most to lose if the whole thing resulted in disaster. And now they’re graduating, after a class trip.
We’ll still need Prospect Whole Foods and the Harvest Co-op, but neither sell Shaoxing wine, gochujang or sticky rice.
On Friday, Tutoring Plus celebrates its 50th anniversary of free tutoring in Area IV with a Mardi Gras gala – and the whole town is invited.
To kick off the school year with a reminder of the values of bridge-building and reflection, the Cambridgeport School dedicated a combination garden planter and bench designed by parent Alex van Praagh.
Ten of 11 candidates for School Committee got their first direct election forum Wednesday, including the $25,000 question — that being the amount the district spends per pupil.
The Cambridgeport School celebrates its 20th anniversary by swinging open its doors Saturday for a Spring Fling Auction and Talent Show.
One of Cambridgeport School’s greatest assets is how snugly it fits in its Area IV neighborhood, surrounded so closely by the homes of many of its 300 students. […]