Teen poets from Cambridge’s Buckingham Browne & Nichols private school and Somerville’s Books of Hope have earned two of 16 semifinals slots at the sixth annual Louder Than A Bomb Massachusetts Youth Poetry Slam Festival.
Ladyfest Boston 2017; Jean-Paul Sartre’s “No Exit”; Spring Family Fun Day; The Down Home Up Here Bluegrass Festival; and The Technoskeptic Goes to the Movies: “Gattaca.”
Massachusetts has a high overall vaccination rate, but recent statistics shown that one very important vaccine is often overlooked: the human papillomavirus vaccine.
At the Louder Than A Bomb youth poetry slam preliminaries this weekend in Boston, Cambridge’s team from the Buckingham Browne & Nichols private school has a not-so-secret weapon: Athena Chu, who competed as an individual last year.
The School Committee had the opportunity to request data on the impact of race on student participation in extracurricular activities. It chose to assign the project to the high school student government.
Cambridge Public Schools officials have taken a couple of good half steps toward transparency on calling snow days, but the two half steps don’t quite equal taking a whole step forward. It looks more like shuffling uncertainly.
A soy nut butter product recalled nationwide because it was associated with E.coli infections that can cause serious illness was used in one Cambridge public school and carried in Whole Foods stores and the Harvest Food Cooperative in Cambridge.
Applications are available for youngsters wishing to participate in the 2017 Youth Public Safety Academy. It is made up of six one-week camps beginning July 10. Transportation and lunch are provided, and a graduation ceremony is held each Friday in Chelmsford.
The annual “Are You as Smart as a CRLS Student?” Community Challenge returns March 22, with comedian Jimmy Tingle serving as guest emcee and the CRLS Jazz combo providing musical interludes.
In high-income towns such as Winchester, Concord and Carlisle, 80 percent to 90 percent of third-graders score proficient on the MCAS reading test. In Cambridge, only 65 percent of all students score proficient.