Students in the Horticulture/Landscape Technology program at Minuteman High School in Lexington are participating in the construction the Playscape at Ripley, of an exciting new project to benefit all ages.
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The study will be funded by a $50,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Sunday, December 30, 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 13, 2012
Here's a quick look at what you need to see, do and know today in Concord.
1. Lecture: "Let's Talk About End of Life Issues": At 7:30 p.m. tonight at Monument Hall, Holy Family Parish is hosting an adult faith formation presentation titled "What Are They Saying About End of Life Issues?" The presenter will be Jesuit priest and medical doctor Myles Sheehan, SJ, who is also Provincial of the New England Jesuit province. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include a Conservation Coffee at 7:30 a.m., the Hugh Cargill Trust at 9:15 a.m., the Council on Aging at 5:30 p.m., the Concord and Concord Carlisle School Committees at 6:30 p.m., the Planning Board at 7 p.m., the Library Committee at 7 p.m. and Community Preservation Committee at 7:30 p.m. 3. Minuteman …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Minuteman High School graduate Bijan Bowen has created an an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) solution app for the iPad that helps people, such as autistic children, communicate if they have difficulty speaking.
The following feature was provided by Judy Bass, communications specialist for Minuteman High School in Lexington, a regional vocational school that educates students from a number of area communities, including Concord. Most teenagers like to hang out with friends, go to the movies, and play sports. To those typical pursuits, Bijan Bowen can add one that’s quite offbeat – creating iPad and iPhone apps that have garnered praise as well as users. In June, Bowen, 18, of Newton, graduated from Minuteman High School in Lexington, where he studied Programming and Web Development. He said he wanted to attend Minuteman rather than his hometown high school because he felt Newton didn’t seem to offer the same in-depth instruction in computers. In…
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, a regional vocational high school serving Concord, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. A little bit about each of …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Minuteman High graduates all attained the rank of Eagle Scout.
The following was provided by Judy Bass, communications specialist for Minuteman High School, the 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 …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
A 1979 graduate of Minuteman High School, Rick Lawson was hired last summer as a ranger at Minuteman National Historical Park, coming full circle after working in the hospitality and audio visual fields.
The following feature was provided by Judy Bass, a communications specialist for Minuteman High School in Lexington. The peripatetic career of Minuteman High School graduate Rick Lawson illustrates some very useful principles that job-seekers might do well to note, especially in the current unsettled, highly competitive economy. This outgoing and versatile man creatively utilized the skills he cultivated for one discipline and successfully applied them to other unrelated fields with excellent results. He pinpointed what he loved to do and parlayed that knowledge and enjoyment into a rewarding position, and has been an avid lifelong learner always eager to absorb new information. “The more I learn, the more I find I have more to learn," …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
School's proposal to shift some burden of capital project expenses to non-member schools could reduce cost to Concord taxpayers.
Proposed changes to capital expense funding at Minuteman High School could mean a significant reduction in the cost of capital projects for taxpayers in the school's member towns, including Concord. In a March 7 presentation to the Sudbury Board of Selectmen, Minuteman Superintendent Ed Bouquillon and Minuteman School Committee members discussed a potential shift in capital project costs for out-of-district students, who currently comprise 43 percent of the student body — but whose towns currently bear none of the expense for capital projects. “We've been talking about this for a long time,” said Sudbury Selectman Bob Haarde. “There are a high percentage of Minuteman (students) who are not in the district which is a concern moving forward …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
There's a lot of news in and around Concord. Here's a look at some of what's happening.
Concord Solar Fair The Comprehensive Sustainable Energy Committee is hosting a Solar Fair on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 2-5 p.m., at the Willard School. "With a 30 percent Federal tax credit, plus Massachusetts solar incentives and rebates, solar power is not just good for the environment, it can do wonders for your bank balance," a statement from the committee reads. "Join us on Saturday, Feb. 4 to find out more. Representatives from solar companies and local banks will be on hand to answer questions on installation and financing. Childcare and refreshments will be provided on site." Concordians Join Sudbury Savoyards in "Ruddigore" Concord residents Sara Ballard, Connell Benn, Laura Schall Gouillart, and Bill Fisher are taking the stage …