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Elementary schools all in on tech for improvement plans
Each of the town’s four elementary schools has big plans for the school year, and keeping connected with the community in a time when many have to isolate at home is at the top of that list. At the Nov. 23 School Committee meeting, administrators...
UMass Dartmouth sees surge in Covid cases
UMass Dartmouth is reporting a surge in Covid cases as 32 community members tested positive for the virus in the week ending Nov. 19, up from just nine cases the week before. According to data released Nov. 22, the positive cases represent just 2.38...
Dartmouth experiences second earthquake in three weeks
Sanctuary mourns passing of long-lived broiler rooster
Mall owner PREIT files for bankruptcy
Select Board sets lower residential tax rates for 2021
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UMass Dartmouth sees surge in Covid cases
Shoppers give out go-to Thanksgiving recipes ahead of the holiday
Opinion: Donald Trump and Sheriff Hodgson both absent from duty
Church fundraiser serves up traditional Greek fare to go
Restaurants, clubs to see alcohol license discount this year
Increase of in-person students expected for spring semester at UMass Dartmouth
UMass Dartmouth expects to increase the number of in-person courses and students living in campus housing for the upcoming semester, officials announced. In a letter written on Oct. 23, Acting Chancellor Mark Preble said that due to the “robust...
Bishop Stang High School virtual open house
This Thursday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m., the Bishop Stang family invites prospective students and families to join them online and learn more about the school through a virtual open house. Middle and high school parents and students interested in...
Dartmouth volleyball tops rival Bishop Stang, remains undefeated
The winning streak continues as the undefeated Dartmouth High volleyball team beat crosstown rivals Bishop Stang in a close matchup on Oct. 26. Stang’s Spartans kept Dartmouth on its toes by winning the first set 25-22. After back-and-forth set wins...
Stang students collect more than two tons of food for local pantries
Student members of Bishop Stang High School’s National Honor Society recently held their annual Rock-a-Thon to help area food pantries ease local families’ food insecurity. While the format no longer allowed for students alternating rocking in...
Virtual open house at UMass Dartmouth
Beginning Oct. 24, UMass Dartmouth is welcoming prospective students and their families to a week-long schedule of virtual events. The events will continue through Nov. 1. According to a release, the Open House sessions feature UMass Dartmouth’s...
Another one rides the bus: School officials discuss transportation, quarantine protocols
As of Oct. 19, all grades are back in school. Along with life returning inside Dartmouth High, this date also marks the first time since March that buses have transported students from all 13 grades. According to School Business Administrator Jim...
UMass Dartmouth recognized for excellence in cybersecurity
UMass Dartmouth announced Oct. 19 that the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated the university as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity - Cyber Research (CAE-R) through academic year...
Start of fall sports roundup
Things are off to a great start for Dartmouth High’s sports. Since the start of the Fall 1 season in late September, each team has seen wins in their respective sports. Here’s how their seasons are looking so far. The girls soccer season kicked off...
Virtually new: Inside Dartmouth Schools' online learning system
Trying to maintain student engagement is no easy task — especially when kids are learning from home. To make sure her second graders remain focused on their lessons, new Dartmouth teacher Kayla Pineau likes to make time for at-home scavenger hunts...
UMass Law scholars discuss RBG’s legacy, future of the Court
For UMass Law professor Frances Rudko, one of the most admirable qualities of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was her dedication to ensuring women’s equality. Rudko spoke about Ginsburg’s legacy with three other panelists at a...
Hybrid start 'successful' despite challenges, superintendent says
Dartmouth Public Schools’ hybrid learning plan began with the official start of in-person classes on Monday with the pandemic posing myriad challenges — including the district’s first positive Covid case in the high school community. Although...
Dartmouth High community member tests positive for virus
Officials have long said they expected a member of Dartmouth’s school community to test positive for Covid-19 at some point — and even before in-person classes start in earnest for elementary students on Oct. 5, that expectation is now a reality. In...
Spartans shutout Cougars to kick off socially distanced soccer season
High school sports are back. Nearly six months since the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association unanimously voted to cancel spring sports seasons and tournaments, student athletes are now returning to competition, including the Bishop...
UMass Dartmouth commits to buying two electric vehicles by 2021
UMass Dartmouth has committed to buying two electric vehicles by 2021 after joining a collaborative of nearly a dozen universities and colleges pledging to purchase sustainable vehicles, the institution announced in a Sept. 30 press release. The...
UMass Dartmouth defensive back semi finalist for ‘academic Heisman’
UMass Dartmouth senior defensive end Jacob Burkead has been named a semifinalist for the William V. Campbell trophy, an honor also known as the ‘academic Heisman.’ The National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame announced...
HVAC to school: Air quality, class size on admins' minds for hybrid learning
Next week will see the return of teachers and some students to Dartmouth’s public schools as part of the school’s hybrid learning plan, with quite a bit of prep work still to be done. At a joint meeting with the Select Board on Sept. 21, Business...
With virtual concerts, DHS band proves the show can go on
Despite the postponement of Dartmouth football to February, Memorial Stadium is once again in use. This weekend saw the first two socially distanced shows put on by Dartmouth High’s marching band as part of its fall season of virtual concerts. “It’s...
Students test positive for Covid at UMass Dartmouth
UMass Dartmouth reports that since the start of the semester on Sept. 1, four students have tested positive for Covid-19 — with three of those testing positive in the past week. A total of 3290 students have been tested thus far, giving a rate of...
Back to school: Bishop Stang returns with hybrid learning
For the first time since mid-March, students are back in class at Bishop Stang — albeit, at half capacity. Starting Sept. 14, the catholic high school kicked off the academic year with hybrid learning. According to school President and Principal...
TECCA troubles: On school’s eve, online login details late
As students prepare for online learning to start on Tuesday, some middle school parents have yet to receive vital information on how their kids’ remote classrooms will operate. Earlier this month , the district chose online platforms for students...
UMass Dartmouth ranks high in U.S. schools for social mobility
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2021 College Rankings released this week place UMass Dartmouth in the top 100 schools nationwide for the upward social mobility of its students. The social mobility ranking measures the size of...
Outdoor learning begins at Friends Academy
School is officially back in session at Friends Academy — outside. The outdoors has always been a part of daily life at Friends Academy, with its forest trails and a regularly tended garden . But this year, the school has stretched the use of its...
UMass Dartmouth awarded $2.3 million grant
UMass Dartmouth’s Academic Resource Center has received a $2.35 million federal grant to support services for business and STEM students as well as Pell Grant recipients, according to a Sept. 2 press release from the university. The five-year grant...
As start of school draws near, plans take shape
As Dartmouth educators and students prepare to start the year with virtual lessons on Sept. 15, officials have held information sessions for parents and staff to ask a multitude of questions on reopening plans. The virtual learning platforms have...
Pandemic preparedness at Dartmouth Middle School
Schools are normally colorful, busy places, with artwork, maps, and educational posters on the walls and — of course — plenty of books. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, Dartmouth Public Schools staff have been left scrambling to clear out...
No sports fans allowed as athletics to kick off amid pandemic
No sports fans will be allowed to watch Dartmouth High School games in person this fall, according to a pandemic safety plan presented by Athletic Director Andrew Crisafulli and approved unanimously by the School Committee at a meeting on Sept. 1...
Hybrid start for Bishop Stang, new spaces at Friends Academy
As Dartmouth’s public schools move to reopen with online-only instruction, many private schools are pressing ahead with plans to bring students back to classrooms. At Bishop Stang, students will start their academic year with hybrid learning — at...
UMass freshmen move in despite rain, Covid
Grey skies and an unusually quiet campus marked the annual freshmen move-in day at UMass Dartmouth on August 29, as the new first year students came to school on a staggered schedule to start off their college careers amid the Covid pandemic. Yellow...
Color guard, band march on with in-person practices
While most teenagers spent their summer at the beach or escaping quarantine outdoors, kids in Dartmouth High’s marching band and color guard cut their breaks short to get back to practice via Zoom, Google classroom, and — in the past couple of weeks...
Fall sports cleared, football this February
State officials have given most Dartmouth High School fall sports the go-ahead, but don’t expect there to be any football games at Memorial Stadium until at least February. On Aug. 19, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association...
UMass Law student enrollment up 30 percent
The number of first year students at UMass Law is up more than 30 percent this fall, with overall enrollment nearly doubling over the past four years, according to a press release from the school. Massachusetts’ only public law school begins its...
Students to start in school on staggered schedule
Older students in the Dartmouth Public School system won’t begin in-person lessons until Oct. 19 due to a staggered start for the hybrid learning plan, following a unanimous decision by the School Committee at an Aug. 18 meeting. At the meeting,...
UMass Dartmouth graduations postponed for second time
UMass Dartmouth is pushing back this year's graduation ceremony for the second time, the university announced Wednesday. The original May 2020 Commencement ceremonies were postponed to October 9 and 10, but will now take place some time next year...
School year to start remotely on September 15
The verdict is in: Dartmouth Public School students will start the school year with remote learning on September 15, with the possibility of moving to a hybrid plan later in the year. At a virtual meeting on August 10, the School Committee voted 4–1...
Dartmouth kids graduate at Voc-Tech’s in-person ceremony
Eighty-one teenagers from Dartmouth were among hundreds of students who finally celebrated their graduation from the Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School on Saturday — in person. Strict safety guidelines put in place to...
Officials create new diversity task force for public schools
Dartmouth Public Schools will form a new Equality and Diversity Committee to examine the controversial high school logo and other issues affecting underrepresented groups following a School Committee decision to set up the task force at a meeting on...
School officials home in on hybrid reopening plan
Dartmouth school officials are focusing on fleshing out a hybrid model with alternating days for reopening public schools this fall, as the August 10 deadline for submitting a comprehensive reopening plan to the state looms near. Superintendent Dr...
Acting leadership announced at UMass Dartmouth
There is a new acting leadership team at UMass Dartmouth, according to UMass President Marty Meehan. In a July 31 memo to students and faculty, Meehan appointed two university staff members — Vice Chancellor Mark Preble and Prof. Michael Goodman —...
In-person learning for Friends Academy this fall
Friends Academy students are set to return to school full time on Sept. 8 — but their days will look very different, according to academy officials. Following an initial plan sent to parents last week, students and staff will be required to wear a...
Dartmouth High symbol once again under scrutiny
Dartmouth High School’s controversial Indian logo has once again come under scrutiny as officials, activists, and current and former students spoke out on the issue at a virtual meeting on July 28. The conversation comes as sports teams and brands...
Most fall sports cleared to start at DHS, but football uncertain
State officials have given most Dartmouth High School fall sports the go-ahead — except for football, cheerleading, and unified basketball, according to a tweet posted from the school’s official sports Twitter account on Monday evening. Field hockey...
UMass Dartmouth likely to ‘perish,’ according to new analysis
An analysis by a New York University professor has UMass Dartmouth listed as one of five Massachusetts colleges that are likely to “perish.” In a blog post , Prof. Scott Galloway built a quadrant-style breakdown of more than 400 U.S. colleges and...
Fall sports suspended, winter season delayed for UMass Dartmouth
UMass Dartmouth will not be holding a fall athletics season. The Little East Conference announced Tuesday it would not conduct regular season conference competitions or championships for fall sports during the fall 2020 semester. This affects six...
GNB Voc-Tech to hold socially distanced graduation August 8
GNB Voc-Tech will hold its Class of 2020 graduation ceremony on Saturday, August 8 after the event was approved by the New Bedford Board of Health, according to a statement from the school. Strict health and safety guidelines will be enforced for...
School officials lean toward half capacity, alternating weeks
Could Dartmouth students come to school on alternate weeks? Students at the Dartmouth Public Schools may be looking at this and other possibilities for in-person learning this fall as administrators explore their options to ensure safety amid the...
UMass international students won’t be affected by new visa rules
UMass Dartmouth international students will not be affected by new US immigration rules requiring in-person classes for student visas to remain valid, according to outgoing Chancellor Robert Johnson. Johnson wrote a letter to the campus community...
UMass Dartmouth receives grant to support clean energy
UMass Dartmouth was awarded a $100,000 grant by the Baker-Polito Administration to be used for a feasibility study aimed at achieving carbon neutrality at the university by next decade. The study will fund the development of a Comprehensive Energy...
For schools, full reopening looks ‘impossible,’ says superintendent
Dartmouth’s Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bonny Gifford said at a July 6 School Committee meeting that a full return to in-person learning under current state guidelines this fall looks more or less “impossible” after officials weighed their options...
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