Category Archives: Upper School

You Matter Concert

Friday, April 17th – You Matter Concert: Anti-Bullying School Assembly: 1st Assembly: 4th-6th 12:50-1:35 (45 mins) 100 students 2nd Assembly: 7th-8th 1:45-2:40 (55 mins) 100 students My name is Casey McQuillen and over the past 3 years, I have developed an interactive concert called “You Matter” that uses my music to engage students in a conversation about bullying & … Continue reading

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Upper School Summer Reading Lists

Hello BTU Scholars! We hope you have wonderful plans for this summer!  Since we are all scholars, reading should also be a part of that plan.  In preparation for the fall we are asking you to read two books, one required and one of your own choosing. You may be wondering why is this required.  … Continue reading

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Save the Dates! Eighth Graders and Eighth Grade Families

Friday, June 13th – 1pm to 3pm, Portfolio Exhibition at the BTU School Auditorium Wednesday, June 18th – 6 to 8 PM, Stepping Forward Ceremony at the Boston Teachers Union Hall, 180 Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester Join us in celebrating our 8th grade class of 2014!

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Mrs. DePalm Guest Speaker at The Take Away

Mrs. DePalm Speaking at the National Radio Show The Take Away. Follow the link to listen to the show. https://www.wnyc.org/radio/#/ondemand/371243 GO Mrs. DePalm! What an amazing interview about real issues in our schools!

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Upper School Dance

On Friday, February 28th upper school scholars enjoyed their February dance. It went off beautifully!  Our scholars had a great time.  Thanks to Deborah for all her work to make this possible. Her work was key to the whole event. The candy buffet was a real nice touch too with the nice bags with our … Continue reading

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Ayiti Means Haiti Publishing Party

Congratulations to Mrs. DePalm and our 6th grade scholars for their publishing party. On March  7th, 6th grade scholars celebrated their research publications with many from our school community.  Congratulations!

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Wise Latinas by Jennifer DeLeon

Hello BTU, On February 28th,  I had the opportunity to visit the CBS studio in Allston where host Yadiris Salcedo interviewed me about the anthology I edited, Wise Latinas. In typical Latina fashion, I arrived with my mother, my father, and a student. Nakeisha Parilla, a seventh grader, who took notes in her writing journal … Continue reading

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Apprenticeships Underway for 8th Graders

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

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Scooper Bowl Fundraising for the Jimmy Fund

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.

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Lost and Found Update

Last call for any lost and found claims. We will donate any unclaimed winter clothing to Morgan Memorial soon. Please stop by the lost and found table near the Learning Center to pick up your items.

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