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Potter teacher posts online art videos to connect with students
Potter School art teacher Beth Neto wanted to stay connected to her students — but she didn’t realize how important it was to them as well until a chance encounter made her determined to make it happen. Neto was out for a walk in her neighborhood in...
Register remotely for 2020-21 school year
Online registration is now open for the 2020-2021 school year at Dartmouth Public Schools. Although the schools and offices remain closed to the public, DPS Registrar Christine Oliveira has asked families to register online at dartmouth.school/Page/...
Dartmouth won’t reveal numbers after confirming first Covid-19 case
Dartmouth police remind residents about social distancing in new video
Family opens up about Covid-19 struggle
Nurse at Bristol County House of Corrections tests positive for Covid-19
Residents working from home adjust to new "coworkers"
Hixville sign restored
Spring scavenger hunt brightens one corner of Dartmouth
Rising tensions at Dartmouth ICE facility as detainees strike
Science and tech-savvy community members help fight equipment shortages
Judge orders release of three Dartmouth ICE detainees
How one elementary school teacher is keeping upbeat in an uncertain world
With schools now closed until May 4 at least, life for many of Dartmouth’s students and teachers has changed completely. But despite missing their kids, teachers all over town are finding new ways to keep positive and stay connected — and third...
School Committee discusses budget, programs at first virtual meeting
Among the topics brought up at the Dartmouth School Committee meeting on March 23 were the district’s budget, its School Choice program, and the new “Grab and Go” meal program to provide lunches to children during the coronavirus pandemic. But it...
Bishop Stang moves classes online
Bishop Stang High School has moved online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. According to a press release from the school, all of the students, staff, and families that usually create “Spartan Village” on Slocum Road are keeping the school...
Special education presents special challenges during school closures
As Dartmouth school staff adjust to a whole new world during the pandemic, Superintendent of Schools Bonny Gifford wants to assure parents and students that they haven’t been forgotten — particularly those in special education. “Our most powerful...
Kids make towers, inventions while schools are closed
The first week of school closures is over — but thanks to an online competition started by a group of Dartmouth parents on Facebook, local kids weren’t stuck for things to do. Organizer Mary Waite, a member of the “Dartmouth Parents 14.0” Facebook...
Parents group runs competition for kids while schools are closed
A group of parents whose kids are in the Dartmouth Public Schools have decided to run a week-long competition while schools are closed next week due to the coronavirus pandemic. Monday’s competition is to “Build an awesome fort,” and the fort photos...
Go go gadget: Robotics club took states by storm, nearly made it to worlds
Despite the high stakes, the tone was friendly — even cooperative — at this year’s First Robotics First Tech Challenge state tournament, which saw Dartmouth High’s two robotics teams trying for a chance to enter the world championship in April. 36...
Dartmouth High cancels trips to Europe amid coronavirus fears
Two trips to Europe planned for this spring have been canceled due to concerns over coronavirus outbreaks, according to Superintendent of Dartmouth Schools Bonny Gifford. She said over the weekend that the trips — one to Greece and another to Prague...
You’ve got a friend in Mya: Junior starts Best Buddies chapter at Dartmouth High
Dartmouth High School junior Mya Leonardo is not your typical student. Along with a list of extracurricular activities that includes clubs, sports like track and soccer, dancing, working, and doing pageants — she is currently Miss Freetown’s...
Happily ever ogre: Middle schoolers give Shrek musical their all
A host of animals, fairy tale characters, and ogres made the rafters ring at Friends Academy on March 6 at the first performance of the spring musical, Shrek Jr. Seventh and eighth graders from the Academy performed in dazzling costumes to an...
Dartmouth High junior selected for D.C. youth summit
Kaylee Lemieux, a student at Dartmouth High School, has been selected to represent Dartmouth as a National Youth Delegate to the 2020 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University in June. Lemieux joins a select group of 300...
Color guard, percussion perform at high school home show
Flags were flying and drumbeats echoed through Dartmouth High School on Saturday as groups from all over New England came to participate in the annual New England Scholastic Band Association show. 39 color guard and indoor percussion teams — from...
Artist Lee Walton to speak at UMass Dartmouth annual symposium
On February 28, from noon to 2 p.m., the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement at UMass Dartmouth will host its sixth annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium. The free event will be held in the Grand Reading Room in the Claire T. Carney Library on the...
Bishop Stang announces new softball coach
Bishop Stang High School announced on Friday that it has hired alumna Alexandria Andrade, Class of 2009 for the position of Head Softball Coach. Andrade played softball, basketball, and track and field as a Bishop Stang student from 2005 through...
Robotics club competing in state tournament for fourth year in a row
It’s another good year for tech in Dartmouth, as the high school’s robotics teams — there are two — will both be heading to this year’s First Robotics state championships on March 7 after beating the competition in qualifiers in January and earlier...
Love and laughter at Council on Aging’s Valentine’s Day Dance
Where in Dartmouth can you find teenagers waltzing to Perry Como and seniors shakin’ it to Shakira? Only at the Council on Aging’s annual Valentine’s Day dance, of course! Every February 14, members of Dartmouth High School’s National Honor Society...
High school students build bridges, learn from college engineers
UMass Dartmouth engineers are building bridges with their high school peers both literally and figuratively. On February 11, the UMass Dartmouth Engineers Without Borders student group invited dozens of high school students from South Coast...
School officials pitch $45.5 million budget amid fiscal concerns
The first draft of the 2021 Dartmouth Public Schools budget includes few additions, a budget shortfall, and big worries for a School Committee questioning the district’s short-term and long-term financial health. At the February 10 School Committee...
High school students show their stuff at UMass art exhibit
Four Dartmouth High School students started 2020 with a bang: They were selected to participate in this year’s Emerging Young Artists juried exhibition at UMass Dartmouth’s College of Visual and Performing Arts. Jaffa Heryudono, Sophia Leavitt,...
Dartmouth High teams score one for community service
Last Thursday the Dartmouth High boys hockey and basketball teams didn’t spend the afternoon at practice — at least, not all of it. Instead they took over an hour to wrap teddy bears, masks, and capes for children for the Friends of Jack Foundation...
Quinn students spread kindness with bracelets, checklists, and emojis
Instead of heading to recess, some Quinn Elementary School students spread kindness throughout their school. Last Wednesday and Thursday, students could opt to head to a special “kindness station” set up at the school’s community room instead of...
Record Soup-er Bowl Rally at Potter School
Potter Elementary School held its annual Soup-er Bowl Rally on January 31, which saw the entire school compete to collect cans and packages of food to donate to the Council on Aging. The event concludes the school’s week-long Kindness Challenge, in...
Dartmouth High School will continue enrolling out-of-town students
Dartmouth will continue to accept students from outside the district, as the School Committee voted to continue the School Choice program for the 2020-2021 year. At its January 27 meeting, the School Committee voted 4-1 to continue the program, and...
Media program grows with support from the community, strangers
When Dartmouth High School media instructor Robert Perrotti took over the video production program three years ago, students were working with hand-me-down equipment and studio sets made from scattered furniture. Now, the media lab located in the...
Quinn students spread kindness in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Quinn Elementary School students are gearing up to spread kindness in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. On January 17 — the last day of school before the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday — Quinn students gathered in the auditorium to learn about why...
Homeschooled kids explore nature with Encompass program
On January 13, five children bounded through the Friends Academy woods looking for animal footprints, scat, and a motion-activated wildlife camera. But they weren’t just schoolkids running amok: These kids are part of the Academy’s Encompass program...
Middle school students leading their own learning
With a Chromebook for each eighth grader, students at Dartmouth Middle School are able to take the initiative to lead their own learning in the classroom and at home. At the January 13 School Committee meeting, middle school students and staff...
Cushman students hop and play with new sensory path
Students at Cushman School have one more reason to jump for joy after the winter break, as the school has installed a new sensory path for them to hop, leap, and play. Sensory paths are visual aids that provide colorful guided movement activities...
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