Through May 25, Minuteman High, the regional vocational school in Lexington, is accepting nominations in three categories: Athletics, Distinguished Alumni and Service to the Minuteman district
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Saturday, April 6, 2013
Friday, March 22, 2013
Minuteman High School has been chosen to receive $2,867 to support its Fuel Up to Play 60 initiative, the New England Dairy & Food Council announced recently.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The study will be funded by a $50,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray was at Nashoba Valley Technical High School earlier this month to celebrate new grants for vocational schools across the state, including Minuteman High.
At the 40th stop in his tour of the 63 vocation technical schools in the state, Massachusetts lieutenant governor Timothy Murray was proud to announce a $3.2 million grant for new programs at vocational schools and public high schools in Gateway Cities across the state. The announcement was jointly made by Murray and representatives of the Massachustts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), a quasi-public entity created as part of a $1 billion initiative to create jobs in the life sciences industry along with promotion of scientific research aimed toward improving the human condition. “Training students to enter the life sciences workforce is a critical part of the Center’s mission,” said Susan Windham-Bannister, president and CEO of the MLSC. “We…
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Massachusetts had an adjusted graduation rate of 83 percent for the 2010-2011 school year. How did Lexington's schools compare?
Massachusetts didn't make the top 10 high school graduation rates in the nation, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Education on Monday, but Lexington's schools a higher graduation rate than the state average. The graduation rates released Monday are for the 2010-2011 school year—the first year for which all states used a common, adjusted four-year cohort graduation rate, according to a U.S. Department of Education press release. Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) spokesman JC Considine told Patch in an email that Massachusetts has been computing cohort graduation rates since 2006, which are available on the DESE website. According to the preliminary state-reported data, for …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know today in Lexington.
1. Selectmen Still Talking Vistaprint: Meeting at 3:30 p.m. today, the Board of Selectmen will have an executive session to discuss the value of real property regarding Vistaprint's tax increment financing (TIF) request, followed by an expected open session vote on the request. 2. Minuteman Technical Institute Info Session: From 7 to 9 p.m. at Minuteman High School, the Minuteman Technical Institute will have an Open House to acclimate potential students to the MTI programs (formerly known as Adult Career Learning programs) that provides students with the required qualifications to seek out and compete for desirable roles in diverse high-growth industries, such as Dental Assisting, Biomanufacturing, HVAC and Plumbing. 3. Today in Public …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The eight inductees include athletes, administrators, coaches and the 1986 hockey team.
The following was provided by Judy Bass, communications specialist for Minuteman High School. Minuteman High School in Lexington is proud to announce its first inductees to its Hall of Fame. All have distinguished themselves for excellence, professionalism, service, and tireless dedication to Minuteman. They are Roger S. Eleftherakis, Dr. Ronald J. Fitzgerald, Beverly Lydiard, Sandy Lambrinos, Laura Ryan, Nick Papas, Alice MacInnis, and the 1986 hockey team. The inductees will be honored at a banquet on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Montvale Plaza in Stoneham. Anyone interested in attending the inaugural Minuteman Hall of Fame banquet can contact John Fusco at email@example.com. A little bit about each of the inductees: Roger S. Eleftherakis (…
Thursday, August 2, 2012
One town, two school committees, two Open Meeting Law Violations.
Both the Lexington School Committee and Minuteman Regional School Committee have violated Open Meeting Law in the past two years, according to determinations released last week by Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office. The Lexington School Committee ran afoul of the law during the 2010-2011 school year, when it voted to extend the contract of Superintendent of Schools Paul Ash in an executive session. The AG’s office received two complaints stemming from that situation, filed by Lexington residents Eric Eid-Reiner and Dawn McKenna. This finding does not void Ash’s contract. The Minuteman School Committee’s complaint, filed earlier this year by David Manjarrez, a former member of the board, and dealt with emails to a quorum of school …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Minuteman High graduates all attained the rank of Eagle Scout.
The following was provided by Judy Bass, a communications specialist for Minuteman High School, a regional career and technical high school serving the communities of Acton, Arlington, Belmont, Bolton, Boxborough, Carlisle, Concord, Dover, Lancaster, Lexington, Lincoln, Needham, Stow, Sudbury, Wayland, and Weston. Michael Bowe of Bolton, Anthony Perugini of Carlisle, Kenneth Roith of Maynard and Michael Spaulding of Groton have quite a bit in common. Not only did they graduate from Minuteman High School in Lexington in June, but they all attained the rank of Eagle Scout, an especially remarkable achievement when you consider that the Class of 2012 at Minuteman to which the four young men belong had 108 male students, meaning that an …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The regional career and technical high school in Lexington graduated 143 in 2012.
The following was provided by Judy Bass, communications specialist for Minuteman High School. Class President Richard Jacob’s whimsical address delivered entirely in verse and somber words of advice about practicality, reality and inspiration from Superintendent Dr. Edward A. Bouquillon were among the memorable highlights of Minuteman High School’s annual Awards, Scholarships and Commencement Ceremonies at Lowell Memorial Auditorium on Friday, June 8, 2012. One hundred forty-three students graduated. In addition to the awarding of diplomas, dozens of academic and vocational honors and scholarships were presented. Addressing the graduating class, Bouquillon spoke of a diploma as not just a piece of paper or accomplishment, but a …