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- Your gift will help ensure that we have the funds to:•Pay for the important school partnerships that engage and support our scholars like America SCORES, Apprentice Learning, and Boston Debate League.•Fund part of our school’s social worker position through The Home for Little Wanderers partnership to provide support and crisis intervention, as well as supporting school-wide culture and climate.•Cover the cost of classroom supplies and equipment that our teachers and scholars need to learn, as well as provide the tools needed by our newest school partner, the 826 Boston Writer’s Room Program.•Support our partnership with the nonprofit organization Playworks, which creates opportunities for students to learn to play fairly, settle differences peacefully, and build leadership and teamwork skills.•Fund field trips to enhance curriculum and offer exciting, hands-on learning experiences.Will you make a difference? Will you make a gift to support our scholars, faculty, staff, and important school partners? Your donation will support the people who support our scholars; the educators who teach, mentor, and inspire our scholars to be the best they can be. On behalf of the entire BTU School community, we thank you for your consideration, dedication, and commitment.
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You may have heard about next year’s proposed budget cuts. This is your chance to help. And it’s as easy as 1 – 2- 3. Click the red button below to email the Mayor and Boston School Committee. This will open your email program with an email message that’s already pre-addressed to the members of … Continue reading
About the BTU School in Jamaica Plain A Pilot school in its fifth year (opened FY10 with Grades K1-2 and 6; now full in K1-8) Teacher-run – faculty and teacher-leaders together implement a rigorous academic program Freedom to innovate and experiment Tapping the experience and expertise of teachers Extended learning day Proposed Funding Cut and … Continue reading
A giant thank you to the many volunteers who worked so hard to make our playground look so beautiful! We love it! Thanks to our Playworks Coach, Brandon, for coordinating this event. If you know of a member of the BTU School community that deserves recognition, please let us know. email@example.com
Please join us on Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 6-7:30 pm in the BTU School Auditorium. We will listen to stories, make a craft, and have a book swap. Families, please bring a gently used book for the book swap. Light refreshments will be served. If you are interested in helping with snacks or the … Continue reading
This week, ten 8th grade students applied their skills in a different type of classroom. They traveled to a variety of local Jamaica Plain and Roslindale businesses and organizations to explore the world of work while working alongside of adults who are passionate about what they do. In preparation, Apprentices assessed their skills and interests, … Continue reading
You can still visit the BTU during one of the upcoming School Preview Days. We will host tours and include time to meet the school leader and ask questions. This structure should allow for two or three school visits (maybe four for the super ambitious!). Use the remaining Preview Days to explore even more options. … Continue reading
BIG WELCOME TO LIDSAY! It’s official. Lindsay Chaves will be joining our team as lower school co-lead teacher for the 2013-2014 academic year. Read Dr. Johnson’s June 10th announcement below:
Thank You from the BTU Pilot School OUR 2ND ANNUAL BTU SCHOOL COMMUNITY EVENT WAS AN AMAZING SUCCESS BECAUSE OF YOU. The BTU School would like to say THANK YOU to all members of our community for making our June 1st event memorable, successful, and a wonderful opportunity to grow closer to our neighbors. We … Continue reading
The Co-Lead Teacher Hiring Committee has recommended one of the applicants to the Governing Board. After a number of community events to meet the candidate, the Governing Board has recommended this candidate to our Superintendent, Dr. Johnson, for an appointment as our next BTU School’s Lower School Co-Lead Teacher. We will keep you all posted … Continue reading
3rd, 4th, and 5th graders are planning a fundraiser event on Wednesday, May 29, from 1:00pm-4:00pm and Thursday, May 30 from 1:00pm-3:30pm to kickstart fundraising for The Jimmy Fund. Any questions can be directed to Ms. Welch, Ms. McCabe, and Ms. Taryn.