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LET panelists discuss healthy approaches to post-high school pathways

LET panelists discuss healthy approaches to post-high school pathways

The following was submitted by the Network for Social Justice: On Monday, March 25, the Leaders for an Equitable Tomorrow (LET) program welcomed teens, parents, and community members from Woburn and Winchester to a panel discussion on Healthy Approaches to Post-High School Pathways. Hosted at the James L. McKeown Boys

Ground officially broken on Lynch School project

Ground officially broken on Lynch School project

Educators, parents and students joined members of Winchester’s boards, committees and town staff to commemorate the ground breaking for the new Lynch elementary school on a chilly Friday afternoon. Dignitaries and speakers included Superintendent Dr. Frank Hackett, School Committee Chair Tom Hopcroft, member Chris Nixon, Town Manager Beth Rudolph,

Schools, state consider changes to literacy curriculum

Schools, state consider changes to literacy curriculum

Winchester parents have questions about literacy in the schools. Lots of questions. In fact, many frustrated parents have attended recent School Committee meetings to express concerns about improving the literacy curriculum.  At a recent public hearing on the education budget, several parents questioned where there might be money for literacy

Muraco alum Alan He gives back to alma mater

Muraco alum Alan He gives back to alma mater

Winchester resident Alan He attended Muraco Elementary School and is now an 11th grader at Winchester High School. From 2021 to 2023, Alan, his parents Xinya He and Cuiru Zhu, and his sister Fiona lived in Shanghai, China. It was there Alan attended Living Word Shanghai School, excelling academically and

Turkey Day Tussle

Turkey Day Tussle

By Cameron Hopkinson Dec. 9, 2023 On a cold Thanksgiving morning the Winchester Red and Black faced off against the Woburn Tanners in the annual “Turkey Day Tussle” Thanksgiving football bout. Fun fact, this cherished rivalry dates back to 1891 making it 132 years old! Fans of players on both

Lynch School rebuild contract awarded

Lynch School rebuild contract awarded

By Joyce Westner Dec. 5, 2023 Brait Builders of Marshfield was awarded the contract to build the new Lynch School on Monday night for $65.7 million.  The Education Facilities Planning and Building Committee chose Brait, whose proposal, according to vice-chair Chris Nixon, was “sufficiently under the cost estimate for

Where’s My School Bus?

Where’s My School Bus?

Sept. 27 - Parents and students were frustrated with the school bus problems that began on the first day of school this year, but none more so than Lynch School families.  Equally frustrated was school superintendent Dr. Frank Hackett who says he’s been very apologetic to those who’ve