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Oliver Ames High School Safe Grad Night

Oliver Ames High School Safe Grad Night

Members of the OAHS Class of 2014 enjoyed a fun, safe night following their graduation.
Local Girl Scout Seeking Donations for McSheffrey Memorial

Local Girl Scout Seeking Donations for McSheffrey Memorial

Monetary donations are being collected as part of Jennifer Fleming's Girl Scout Silver Award project Jennifer to purchase new books and electronic resources for the EMS library in her former
Oliver Ames’ Safe Grad Night Prepares for 18th Year

Oliver Ames’ Safe Grad Night Prepares for 18th Year

From volunteers to donation, get involved in this annual event for high school seniors.
Oliver Ames Students to Honor Classmate Devin Ness

Oliver Ames Students to Honor Classmate Devin Ness

Ness died of a brain aneurysm last year.
Local Student Punished After Snapchat Sexting

Local Student Punished After Snapchat Sexting

Police said a male student showed "inappropriate" photos to his friends.
Stonehill Women Earn NCAA Tourney Bid

Stonehill Women Earn NCAA Tourney Bid

The basketball teamed was named a fourth seed.
Virtual Classes to Offset Snow Days?

Virtual Classes to Offset Snow Days?

One Massachusetts high school gave it a try.
Snow Days Don't Impact Student Learning, Harvard Professor Finds

Snow Days Don't Impact Student Learning, Harvard Professor Finds

New findings from Harvard reveal that keeping schools open during a storm could be potentially more detrimental to learning than school closure.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.
Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

To do everything you’re supposed to do, you’d need a time machine.
80 OA Seniors Qualify For Adams Scholarship

80 OA Seniors Qualify For Adams Scholarship

Oliver Ames High released the names of 80 seniors who qualify for the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, which earns them four years of free tuition at and Massachusetts State or Community