Message from Superintendent -- 11/04/2013
It is hard to believe that the holidays will soon be here. It is even harder for me to realize that I moved to New Bedford only three short months ago and have since enjoyed so many facets of this great community during this short period of time.
During the same weekend that I experienced my first Portuguese “festa”, I also enjoyed dinner at the Whaling Museum’s Over the Top gala, where I learned about the character of this city through its history. I’ve grown to appreciate the importance of the fishing industry to the area not only because of the dinners I am able to enjoy but the resilience of these families whom I have met who face so many more dangers in their work than many of us could imagine. That same sense of resiliency shows itself throughout the community....read more
Educators Discussion Panel
Middle school: Roosevelt Middle School 95.7%
Elementary School: Kempton 98.0%
Congratulations to all of our students and staff!
This is a great accomplishment and everyone should be proud!
Let’s keep up the momentum for November!
Stay in School!
New Bedford Public Schools is working in collaboration with the staff of Riverside Trauma Center. The center helps local communities, schools, government agencies, healthcare and human services providers, and workplaces cope with the emotional aftermath of traumatic events such as natural disasters, accidents, suicides, or homicides. We have consulted with them in the past, and are appreciative that Riverside’s trauma-response professionals stand ready to provide “psychological first aid” to individuals and organizations affected after a tragedy. read moreKeeping our children safe ( English )
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Following are some resources you may find helpful:
MA DESE Safe and Healthy Learning Environments
Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools
US Dept. of Education Safe and Supportive Schools
US Dept. of Education Safe Supportive Learning