Sunday, May 12, 2013
A look at college graduates and others from Beverly who have recently earned honors at colleges and universities.
Spencer Lange graduates from Coastal Carolina University CONWAY S.C. - Spencer Lange, of Beverly, graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science Business Administration in Economics on Saturday, May 11. Approximately 950 candidates were eligible for graduation. 2013 UMass Dartmouth Graduates Several Beverly Residents NORTH DARTMOUTH - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth undergraduate commencement is on May 12. An estimated 1,446 graduates will receive degrees. Sheri McCoy '80, CEO of Avon Products, will delivere the 113th undergraduate Commencement address and receive an honorary Doctor of Business. The following is a list of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth undergraduates from Beverly. Katherine Carlotto…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
A confirmed case of measles was reported during a test at the high school last month.
More than 200 students and staff have been notified that someone had measles during a test at Beverly High School in April. Cathy Riccio, nurse leader for the Beverly Public Schools, said the schools were notified by the Department of Public Health last Wednesday afternoon that there was a confirmed case of measles at the school on Saturday, April 13 during the ACT test. Measles is highly contagious and spreads easily through coughing and sneezing, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and in rare cases it can be deadly. It starts with a fever, cough and runny nose and before a rash of tiny, red spots breaks out on the head and spreads to the rest of the body, according to the CDC. There are typically less than 200 confirmed cases …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
See who earned academic honors during the second trimester at Shore Country Day School in Beverly.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
A roundup of some of the recent academic honors awarded to Beverly students.
Hayley Lorge of Beverly Inducted Into National Honor Society for Communication MILTON - Curry College is proud to announce that Hayley Lorge of Beverly has been inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the National Honor Society for undergraduate students studying communication. The membership of Lambda Pi Eta is composed of undergraduate students who have declared an interest in the field of communication, and who have achieved a high level of academic excellence. Curry College requirements for membership exceed the national requirements. Students must complete 60 credit hours, including at least 15 credit hours in communication courses; have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 and a communication course GPA of at least 3.40; and display a commitment …
Monday, April 1, 2013
The top students from Beverly High School will join other top scholar from nearly three dozens schools on the North Shore at a recognition dinner in May.
The top 5 percent of seniors at Beverly High School will be honored with a dinner hosted by the North Shore Chamber of Commerce next month. About 300 students from 33 public and private high schools will be honored at the Honor Scholars Recognition Dinner on May 14. "The future of the North Shore demands a strong workforce with skilled and educated business leaders to be able to innovate and prosper," the Chamber said in announcing the students that will be honored. "These North Shore Honor Scholars will be our region’s future leaders." The keynote speaker will be Tim Collins, president and Founder of EBSCO Publishing of Ipswich. The 2013 honorees from Beverly High School are: Mikayla Bishop Harrison Brown Gabriel Buchsbaum Adi Davidyan …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
A look at Beverly Public Schools lunch menu for the month of April.
Here’s a look at what will be served for lunch at Beverly's public schools for the month of April. You will see separate menus for the elementary schools, Briscoe Middle School and Beverly High School attached to this story as a PDF. Lunch is $3 and milk is 75 cents.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Dan O'Connell will move on from leading North Shore Tech to the new regional vocational high school that will replace it in Danvers.
School board members for the new regional vocational school under construction in Danvers have chosen to keep Dan O'Connell along for the ride as the new superintendent-director for the school. The Salem News reports that committee members from the 17 member cities and towns, including Beverly, voted unanimously Thursday night to hire O'Connell after interviewing him and one other finalist for the job earlier that evening. O'Connell is currently the superintendent-director at North Shore Technical High School in Middleton, which is one of the schools that merged with Essex Agricultural & Technical High School and Peabody High's vocational program to form the new school district for what is now called Essex North Shore Agricultural and …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Former lieutenant governor speaks at press conference Monday.
Former Lieutenant Governor and Beverly resident Kerry Healey was introduced as the new president of Babson College on Monday. "Call me superstitious, but I would rather be known as Babson’s first woman president than as Babson’s 13th president," Healey joked. Healey spoke at a press conference Monday morning, emphasizing some of her goals for the college, which include preparing for the school's 100th anniversary in 2019 and promoting its status as a top-tanked business school for entrepreneurship. See the press conference on demand on the Babson College website, listed as "Babson College Announcement" dated March 25. Babson's goals and ambitions were a driving factor in her decision to work at the school. She said that as boundaries …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The former Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor was named to the position by Babson's Board of Trustees on Sunday night.
Former Lt. Governor Kerry Healey of Beverly is being introduced as Babson College's newest president - and the first female to ever hold the position - on Monday. The Wellesley college announced Sunday night that the Board of Trustees voted to give her the job and she will start on July 1. The previous President of the college, Len Schlesinger, stepped down in December. “My first move will be to sit down with the faculty and staff and students and alumnae and hear thoroughly what their hopes and dreams are for Babson, for its second century,” she told the Boston Globe. See the Boston.com piece for more. The college is live-streaming a press conference at 11 a.m. Monday to make the announcement. The college is also hosting a community …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
One nearby school district thinks so.
Ipswich school officials have decided to fold the district's Middle School Honors Night into a wider school assembly this year, saying it made students who weren't honored feel left out, the Salem News reported this week. The Ipswich Middle School principal reportedly sent parents a letter explaining the decision, saying having an exclusive honors night can be emotionally damaging and can impact a student's academic growth. "The honors night, which can be a great sense of pride for the recipients’ families, can also be devastating to a child who has worked extremely hard in a difficult class but who, despite growth, has not been able to maintain a high grade point average,” the principal's letter read, according to the Salem News. …