Category: Schools

A piece of city history: An insider’s look at Memorial Boulevard School

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Every day, Bristol residents and out-of-town visitors drive along South Street and the Memorial Boulevard, only to pass by a piece of history that will soon be reinstated into the community. The Memorial Boulevard School building…

Updates provided on Boulevard project

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Memorial Boulevard Intradistrict Arts Magnet School Committee met on Thursday, Feb. 14, to hear updates from various aspects of the project. Committee chair, Dr. Michael Dietter, opened the meeting by explaining how to access meeting…

Superintendent gives update on plans for Memorial Boulevard

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER During the Wednesday, Feb. 6, meeting of the Board of Education, Superintendent of Bristol Public Schools Dr. Susan Moreau, gave an update regarding the Memorial Boulevard Inter-District Arts Magnet School project. Moreau said that there has…

New school chief tapped

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Assistant Superintendent Catherine Carbone was named the new superintendent of schools following the announcement that current superintendent, Susan Moreau, would retire effective Sunday, June 30. Carbone was hired as the assistant superintendent almost a year prior,…

School records to be destroyed

The Bristol Board of Education will destroy special education confidential records of students who have either graduated or were dismissed from special education services, with birth dates of 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 and 1992. Written notification will be mailed to…

School staff awarded mini-grants

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Business Education Foundation awarded over $14,000 to 18 teachers during the 2018-2019 Mini-Grant presentations, held on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Bristol Central High School Italian teacher Gina Gallo was awarded the inaugural Jim Rogers…

Stafford gets $500 donation

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Stafford Elementary School was presented a $500 check by ExxonMobil through the Educational Alliance Program, on Thursday, Jan. 3. Stafford School principal Kristen Irvine explained that these grant funds came as a “total surprise,” as a…

School superintendent to retire

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER During the Jan. 2 meeting of the Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Susan Moreau announced she will be retiring from the Bristol Public Schools system. Her retirement will be effective Sunday, June 30, 2019.…

Robots set to battle

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Middle School Robotics Challenge is back, and will be held at Northeast Middle School on Thursday, April 12, at 4 p.m. Vince Jennetta is a computer, engineering, and technology teacher at Northeast Middle…