Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Come by and meet the candidates.
Today is Wednesday, May 22. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Public interviews for the new director of Medford Vocational Technical High School will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in Medford High School’s Library Resource Center. 2.) The City Council held off on making a decision Tuesday on the additional $1.2 million bond for the Medford High School swimming pool project. 3.) Help raise money for the newly-formed Krystle M. Campbell Scholarship Fund. 4.) The Big Sister Association of Greater Boston is in need of Big Sisters. 5.) There is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures should reach the mid-80s.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Lieutenant governor toured the local school Thursday.
Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Tim Murray toured the Medford Vocational Technical High School Thursday afternoon, taking a look at the varied programs the school offers to local students. Murray was hosted by school director Dr. William C. Mahoney and Medford School Superintendent Roy Belson. State Rep. Paul Donato and Mayor Michael McGlynn went along for the visit. The purpose of Murray's visit was to "highlight science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and competitive grants for vocational programs to pursue," according to his office. Murray also visited schools in Salem, Middleton and Wakefield Thursday. Watch the video above for more from the visit.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Massachusetts had an adjusted graduation rate of 83 percent for the 2010-2011 school year, while Medford High School's adjusted graduation rate that year was 91.4 percent.
Massachusetts didn't make the top 10 high school graduation rates in the nation, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Education on Monday, but Medford schools have a higher graduation rate than the state average. The graduation rates released Monday are for the 2010-2011 school year—the first year for which all states used a common, adjusted four-year cohort graduation rate, according to a U.S. Department of Education press release. Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) spokesman JC Considine told Patch in an e-mail that Massachusetts has been computing cohort graduation rates since 2006, which are available on the DESE website. According to the preliminary state-reported data, …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Students at Medford Vocational Technical High School got a chance to take a close look at the car.
Article provided by the City of Medford and Medford Vocational Technical High School: Students from the Medford Vocational Technical High School recently had the opportunity to view the Plug-in Prius that the City of Medford has on loan from Toyota to help educate people about electric cars. Rich Cormio, Electrical Shop Instructor, explained that his students are studying charging stations and the electrical systems of the various electric cars. Robert Dell'Ova is teaching the Automative Technology students to be cautious when working on electric cars because they use high voltage and how to avoid being electrocuted when working on them. The Automotive Collision Repair students, under the direction of Joe Kinch, are learning how to safely…