Special Education Parent Training

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Supporting Your Child At Home And In The Community. Presented by Board Certified Behavior Analysts in the Special Education Department of the Worcester Public Schools.

Event Date(s): 
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 10:30pm to Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 12:00am

AAS Brings "Isaiah Thomas" Into All Fifth Grade Classrooms

Isaiah Thomas

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) will bring Worcester’s revolutionary war hero Isaiah Thomas, as portrayed by professional actor Neil Gustafson, into every fifth-grade classroom in the Worcester Public Schools with an educational program entitled Isaiah Thomas – Patriot Printer. Isaiah Thomas founded AAS in 1812 as the first national historical organization. The program is currently touring to 33 schools and will reach approximately 1,800 students. Isaiah Thomas – Patriot Printer also comprises online resources, including lesson plans developed by teachers and digital copies of historic images and documents found in the AAS collections.

Creating Connections - February 12, 2016

A weekly message from Interim Superintendent Dr. Marco C. Rodrigues

February 12, 2016, Volume 1, Issue 8

Superintendent's Message

Happy Friday! It’s hard to believe that Winter Break is already here – the school year is flying by. Thankfully, we have been able to enjoy long stretches of uninterrupted learning time, courtesy of Mother Nature. At this time last year, it was virtually impossible to gain traction in the classroom because of the relentless barrage of snow and ice.

Keep Worcester Walking in Winter

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City of Worcester ordinances require property owners to clear snow and ice in front of and adjacent to their property. Property owners can be fined $75 per day and/or assessed the cost of removal by the City if they do not clear snow and iceDo your part to keep sidewalks, curb-cuts, and ramps clear of snow and ice!

2015-2016 2nd Quarter Middle School Honor Roll

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The Worcester Public Schools is pleased to announce the 2015 - 2016 second quarter middle school honor roll!

2015-2016 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

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The Worcester Public Schools is pleased to announce the 2015 - 2016 second quarter honor roll!

365Z Commitment to Kindness Dig for Cash Event

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Join us on February 12th from 4-10PM at Wachusett Mountain for the 12th Annual Dig For Cash to benefit Bay State Savings Bank's Champions for Children. Proceeds from the Dig For Cash will benefit the 365Z Foundation: Commitment to Kindness.

Creating Connections - February 5, 2016

A weekly message from Interim Superintendent Dr. Marco C. Rodrigues

February 5, 2016 - Volume 1, Issue 7

Superintendent's Message

Since the snowfall prevented us from having school today and the pace of life seems to slow down a bit, I ask that you pause for a few minutes and watch this quick video. The message is exhilarating and "I am happy you are here!!!"

Chandler Magnet Meat Raffle

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Join the Faculty, Staff & Friends of the ACT Program to support the therapy dogs program at the Chandler Magnet School's ACT program. The charity meat raffle will take place on Saturday, February 27th from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at The Press Box (536 Lincoln Street, Worcester).

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

WCVB Worcester Wake Up Calls

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WCVB, Channel 5 will highlight five Worcester Schools as part of the "Worcester Wake Up Calls". All "wake up calls" will occur at 5:10 a.m. and 6:10 a.m. 

The schools’ scheduled for airing are:

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