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Congratulations to our BTU School basketball team on their season opener win over Mission Hill K-8, with a final score of 47-45!!
We are currently accepting applications for the position of Lower School Lead Teacher. The Lead Teacher of the Lower School will work in close collaboration with the Lead Teacher of the Upper School and the teaching community to guide overall leadership, direction, and management of the BTU School. The Lead Teacher reports to the Governing … Continue reading
In the spirit of shared leadership our BTU School Community seeks to establish a Technology Committee comprised of Families, Teachers, Staff, and members of the Governing Board in order to determine a long-term vision and short-term plan for the integration of technology in our school. The main goal of this committee is to create a … Continue reading
by Mrs. De Leon BTU 7th graders Anne Jean, Jasmine Perez, and Juaquin Cruz participated in last month’s Young Adult Writers Program (YAWP) at the Grub Street Creative Writing Center in Boston, a FREE program held one Saturday a month (12-4 PM). Anne, Jasmine, and Juaquin attended the fiction workshop and read their work in … Continue reading
Mrs. De Leon and Mr. Weinstein would like to invite all 8th grade parents and guardians for a High School Choice 101 meeting. They will try and answer all your questions and help you get better informed about your child’s high school choices and what their next step needs to be. There will be 2 … Continue reading
After much thought and discernment, we present the list of members of the Hiring Committee for the Lead Teacher for the Lower School: Jasmine Acevedo (2nd grade teacher) Beth Chandler (k2 Parent) Betsy Drinan (Lead Teacher) Elmer Freeman (Parent, 5th grade) Beth Grannan (parent, k2 and 3rd grade) Phi Nguyen (PTC teacher) Lesley Strang (K1 … Continue reading
Please join us this Wednesday, January 16th, from 9-10am to preview the BTU Pilot School. Meet parents, teachers and our school leadership. Take a tour and find out what makes our Pilot School a unique learning community. Questions? Please contact teacher leaders Berta Berriz and Betsy Drinan at 617-635-7717.
During our first assembly, we showed scholars a video presenting important information about our school community. Click on the title of this post to go to the post page. Then click on the link below to view: First Assembly Video
Our first day of school was last Thursday, September 6, 2012. Teachers were excited and scholars were ready and eager to be back in school. We met our new 6th graders and welcomed back our 7th and 8th graders. What a great day! We survived our first day adjusting to a new schedule and enjoyed … Continue reading
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is rolling out new educator evaluation regulations. In the Hechinger Report, I explain the importance of using multiple measures of evaluation, and explain how effectively capture student growth in an elementary Spanish classroom. http://hechingerreport.org/content/multiple-measures-matter-for-teachers-too_8662/