Seventh- and eighth-grade students at the Fayerweather Street School have organized a Children’s March for Tuesday to express their distress over “the direction” the country and the media are heading, and all young people – and others – are invited to take part.
A students’ proposal reacting to recent hate speech gave heft to a School Committee meeting otherwise light on policy Tuesday, concerning a motion to “ensure the safety and feeling of belonging for all groups in our schools.”
The case against world language was made Thursday – this time by educators and parents who cited “innovation fatigue” and an already insufficient amount of time to spend on core content areas in a six-hour school day.
ACLU benefit with art, music and film; free chocolate tasting as part of Harvard Square’s Chocolate Festival; 39th Annual Sci-Fi Marathon at MIT; Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” opera; and 1Fest hardcore music event.
Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Victoria Greer is set to leave, becoming the new superintendent of schools in the town of Sharon, some 30 miles south of Cambridge, the school committee there announced.
The December fire in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood offered Isaiah Robinson a chance to show how much he cares about his family, and the City Council did it again Monday as it presented him with a proclamation of his heroism and a key to the city.
Can the School Committee manage to make it through a meeting acting like adults able to handle the responsibilities for which they’re paid by the taxpayers of Cambridge?
Pat Arcand was honored Jan. 6 as part of the Heroes Among Us program, which recognizes people who have made exceptional, lasting contributions to their communities.
For the first time, the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge joins the Regent Theatre in Arlington and Studio Cinema in Belmont for screenings as part of the annual Family Film Festival put on by Belmont World Film and the toy store Henry Bear’s Park.
CRLS staff is moving ahead on a plan to “detrack” English Language Arts classes for all first-year students. Gone will be the split between honors and the more basic “college prep” courses, giving more students a path to higher academic achievement.