Milton Public Schools

Archive for October, 2012

School Will Be Open

I hope this post finds you all safe and sound.  Even though the storm has not completely passed, I wanted to update you on the status of the schools. I have spoken with other town departments and at this point in time the Milton Public Schools will be open on Tuesday, October 30th. Given the […]

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October 29th Update

Due to inclement weather, there is no school today, October 29, 2012.   Special Town Meeting Please note that Chairperson Tom Hurley of the Milton Board of Selectmen has cancelled Special Town Meeting for tonight.  It has been rescheduled for Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 7:30pm in the MHS Auditorium. Curbside Trash/Recycling Pickup DPW Director Joe Lynch […]

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Opening Tonight – The Musical Comedy, “HAIRSPRAY”

Important Update – Tonight’s performance is already SOLD OUT Tickets for Saturday’s shows at 2pm & 7pm are going FAST! View the MHS Musical “Hairspray” Commercial Milton High School proudly presents the Broadway musical comedy “HAIRSPRAY” based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters. A cast of 60 Milton High students will dance […]

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October 22nd E-blast

From the Desk of the Superintendent: One topic I frequently discuss is the issue of family engagement. With Parent/Teacher conferences coming up in the next few weeks, it is critical to emphasize the importance of family engagement. Recent studies have confirmed that family engagement matters for student success. According to research done by the Harvard […]

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Chris Herren event tonight!

Former Boston Celtic and local high school basketball star Chris Herren will provide anti-substance abuse presentations to Milton High School students and members of the community on October 18th and 19th.             The community presentation will take place at a town-meeting style format TONIGHT at 7:00 pm in the Charles C. Winchester Auditorium at Milton […]

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“280 Club” Lunch at Pierce Middle School

    PIERCE MIDDLE SCHOOL HONORS “280” STUDENTS A group of 52 students from Pierce Middle School assembled in the school library yesterday for a special luncheon in their honor. The students were being recognized for having achieved a “280” — or perfect score on one of their MCAS exams. Results of the standardized tests […]

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Grade One Program Assignment Update

I am respectfully aware through email and phone conversations with parents that information on the topic of grade one assignment is being communicated throughout the school community.  It is apparent that some clarification is needed on certain aspects in order to ensure that everyone understands the essential facts regarding the “Lottery/Cap” proposal for grade one […]

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October 2nd Eblast

  From the Desk of the Superintendent: What is assessment?  Milton Public School teachers and staff assess our students every day.   Assessments are used for one critical purpose: to improve student learning outcomes.  Paul Bambrick-Satoyo, an expert in assessment and data, writes, “When a school makes student learning the ultimate test of teaching, teaching improves to […]

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