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Spring Fundraiser Raises $45,000!

by Web Administrator

NPHS’s May 4, 2008, fundraising bash at The Beehive was a smashing success. Thanks to the generosity of the many businesses and individuals in our community and beyond, we raised $45,000 for the school! We transformed the Beehive into a prohibition-era speakeasy, and guests enjoyed delish food, danced to a 20s Dixieland jazz band, and posed for “paper moon” photos.

The event was sponsored by our lead sponsors, Mark Doherty & Rob Kilgore of Coldwell Banker; as well as Monness, Crespi, Hardt; Hingham...

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Save the Date — Sunday, May 4, 2008

Get Hot! NPHS Speakeasy

May 4, 2008 - Get Hot! NPHS Speakeasy.  6 pm at The Beehive
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Dust off your fedoras and flapper dresses and join us at the Beehive at 6 pm on Sunday, May 4, 2008 for the annual NPHS fundraising bash. The event will feature live jazz, delish food, cash bar (shhh… don’t tell the coppers!), and a swell silent auction, as we turn the Beehive into a prohibition-era speakeasy. Visit our Get Hot! NPHS Speakeasy pages for more information.

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Meet the Mayor's Challenge for the Hurley Field!

Raise $30,000 by July 31

by Jeanne Pelletier

We know you share our enthusiasm for creating an athletic field on the asphalt side lot at the Hurley School. Now you can help make the field a reality!

The Goal

Principal Marjorie Soto has worked very hard this year with the Boston Public Schools facilities department to get a multi-purpose playing field built on the side asphalt yard at the Hurley School. This area, which has long been used as a parking lot during the evenings and weekends, has been a poor substitute for an athletic and play area for Hurley students and kids in the neighborhood. Children are forced to dodge...

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Let's Bond is Sold Out!

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Thanks to tremendous support from the community, our Let’s Bond event is now sold out. If you’re coming to the event, please take a look at our auction preview. If you’d like to get on the waiting list for tickets, see our tickets page.

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Hurley School awarded $265,000 Grant to Develop a Dual Language After School Program

by Electa Sevier

The Hurley School was recently awarded a $265,000 grant to develop an after-school program that extends the daytime curriculum and meets the needs of this unique dual language school.

Working closely with the YMCA, the Hurley will build a dual language after-school program that is seamlessly connected to the school day. Hurley School principal Marjorie Soto, who has worked with schools for more than a decade and has been leading the Hurley School’s rejuvenation in the past two years, is thrilled by the prospect of designing a targeted after-school...

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Hurley Kids Sing at South End Tree Lighting

by Josh Weiss

Children from the Hurley School sang at the South End tree lighting on Saturday, December 2nd. The choir was directed by Stephen Thompson who teaches choral music at the school through a grant from the Metropolitan Opera Guild.

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Hurley to go pre-K through 8!

by Josh Weiss

The Hurley School will add a pre-K (K1) class and add grades 6–8. As part of this transition the Hurley will become a bilingual-only school once all children currently in the school have completed grade five. The transition will start in the fall of 2007 with the addition of pre-K and 6th grade classes.

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School Preview Time

by Josh Weiss

If your child will be five on September 1st, 2007 (or four for pre-K), it’s time to start the process of choosing a school. The Hurley will have open houses December 6th and January 17th at 9am. You’ll have a chance to tour the school and meet the principal, teachers, and parents of current Hurley students. For more information or to schedule a tour at another time call the school at 617-635-8489.

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Hurley opens new library

Young photographer at the opening of the Hurley library
by Josh Weiss

On October 23rd the Hurley School opened its new library. The library reflects the hard work of Hurley Staff and Parents along with amazing support from the community. Shelving, desks, and lamps were donated by Ikea. Computers were provided by Verizon. Books were donated by the Shady Hill School and...

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Hurley School FUNdraising Family-Style Event

Sunday November 5, 2006, Tremont 647/Sister Sorel

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