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Three New Principals on Board in Salem Schools

Three New Principals on Board in Salem Schools

Salem public schools have three new school principals on board.
Salem Schools Hiring for More Than 50 Positions

Salem Schools Hiring for More Than 50 Positions

Take a look at the open job positions currently advertised in the Salem Public Schools.
Salem Academy Charter School Makes 'Best Of' Massachusetts Schools List

Salem Academy Charter School Makes 'Best Of' Massachusetts Schools List

GoLocal Worcester released its third annual ranking of the best high schools in Massachusetts.
'Across the Bridge' Exhibit Opening at Salem Harbor Power Station

'Across the Bridge' Exhibit Opening at Salem Harbor Power Station

The exhibit will be open from June 16 to July 2.
Salem Teens Presented With Student Social Justice Award

Salem Teens Presented With Student Social Justice Award

Two Salem teens recently received an award from the Salem Award Foundation for Human Rights and Social Justice.
Average Salem Teacher Salary $72K, Report Says

Average Salem Teacher Salary $72K, Report Says

The figure was included in a new list.
April Vacation's Coming: What Are You Doing?

April Vacation's Coming: What Are You Doing?

What do you plan to do on April vacation? Share your tips.
Salem State Launches Public Phase of $25 Million Dollar Fundraiser

Salem State Launches Public Phase of $25 Million Dollar Fundraiser

The phase is part of a multi-year effort.
Multiple Salem Students Vying for Hood Scholarship

Multiple Salem Students Vying for Hood Scholarship

Residents can vote for candidates on the Hood website, with national winners receiving $5,000.
Salem State Students Name New Dorm 'Viking Hall'

Salem State Students Name New Dorm 'Viking Hall'

Salem State University students took to Twitter to help name the college's new residence hall.
How Should Local Schools Handle 'Yik Yak' Bomb Threats?

How Should Local Schools Handle 'Yik Yak' Bomb Threats?

Bomb threats posted to the new social media app Yik Yak is prompting school evacuations across the country.
Three Minutes on a Park Bench With: Dr. Steve Russell

Three Minutes on a Park Bench With: Dr. Steve Russell

Salem Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Steve Russell recently took a seat on our virtual Patch Park Bench.
St. John’s Prep Expansion OK’d

St. John’s Prep Expansion OK’d

The school agreed to spend $47,000 for a light at Summer and Maple streets and $13,000 to stripe the eastbound lane of Route 62 as well as make improvements in the area for cars to turn onto
Salem Public Schools Closed Wednesday

Salem Public Schools Closed Wednesday

Salem public school students can stay home Wednesday.
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.

VIDEO: Mayor Driscoll Takes Oath for Third Time

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll took the oath of office for the third time Monday morning.
Salem Public Schools Closed Thursday, Friday

Salem Public Schools Closed Thursday, Friday

Salem public school students can stay home Thursday and Friday.
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.