Saturday, April 27, 2013
The sale is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Arlington High School.
- GOING GREEN
Saturday, April 27
There is a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in front of Arlington High School. The sale will be run by the high school’s environmental club, SAVE, and proceeds will go toward an environmentally-oriented charity. Donations of gently-used items will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon. Items that will be accepted include books, DVDs, children’s clothing, accessories, scarves, hats, shoes, sporting equipment and small miscellaneous items. Large furniture, dishware, electronics and items that are very used will not be accepted.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Ted Dever is planning to file a grievance against the school district, according to Boston.com.
After months of turmoil, Arlington High Athletic Director Ted Dever was fired by the school district in late March, his attorney recently told Boston.com. Dever’s attorney, Rick Grundy, said he was planning to file a grievance against the district on behalf of his client, according to the report. District administrators would not comment on the personnel matter but said Dever was taken off the payroll March 22, the report states. Dever had been on paid administrative leave since last August, when it was announced he was the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation. That investigation is still ongoing, Arlington Police Capt. Richard Flynn told Boston.com. No details have been released on the nature of the investigation. In November, …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The group sang 'Your Smiling Face' Wednesday at Town Meeting.
For more on Wednesday's Town Meeting, see: Town Meeting Replaces Seasonal Leaf-Blower Ban with 'Compromise' Town Meeting Defeats Proposed Bottled-Water Ban
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Arlington High softball team won 12-0 at home against Stoneham, and the girls' track team hosted Belmont.
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Friday, March 1, 2013
While the Arlington High boys' basketball and girls' hockey teams did not.
Today is Friday, March 1. Here are five things you need to know: 1.) The Arlington Catholic boys’ and girls’ basketball teams won Thursday to move on in their respective playoff brackets. The 5th-seeded boys’ team (15-6) defeated No. 12 Stoneham (11-10) 50-43 at Woburn High School in the first round of the Division 3 North bracket. The Cougars advance to face No. 4 Wayland (17-4) at 7 p.m. Monday in Wayland in the bracket’s quarterfinals. Following that game, the third-seeded girls’ team (17-6) took the court at Woburn High School and trounced No. 14 Salem (10-11) 59-28 in the first round of the Division 2 North bracket. The girls’ team will face North Andover on Monday in the quarterfinals. The time and place had not been decided yet …
The Spy Ponders lost 76-52 Thursday at undefeated Melrose.
The 16th-seeded Arlington High boys' basketball team's season came to an end Thursday night, as the team fell 76-52 at undefeated, No. 1 Melrose in the first round of the North Division 2 bracket. The Spy Ponders finish the season 11-11. They did get one playoff win, a 68-52 home victory over No. 17 Tewksbury (9-12) on Monday. Melrose (21-0) advances to the quarterfinals, where they will host No. 8 New Mission (15-6) at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Arlington teams had two games last night, four tonight.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 28. Here are five things you need to know: 1.) The eighth-seeded Arlington High boys’ hockey team’s season came to a close Wednesday with a 2-0 loss to No. 9 Melrose (11-7-4) at O’Brien Rink in Woburn in the preliminary round of the Division 1 North bracket. Melrose scored once in the second period and once more in the third. The Spy Ponders finish the season 9-7-5, while Melrose goes on to face No. 1 Chelmsford (14-3-4) on Sunday. 2.) The defending state champion Arlington Catholic girls’ hockey team defeated No. 26 Cambridge/Somerville (7-11-3) 6-1 Wednesday at the Ed Burns Arena in the preliminary round of the Division 1 state tournament. The Cougars (14-4-2), the No. 7 seed, advance to face No. 10 Lexington (13-…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Arlington High’s mascot was one of five chosen from Massachusetts for USA Today’s competition.
The Spy Ponders are in the running to win USA Today’s “Most Unique High School Mascot” competition. Arlington High’s mascot was one of five selected from Massachusetts for the competition. The Ashland Clockers, Holy Name Central Catholic Naps, Salem Witches and Springfield High School of Science & Technology Cybercats are the other nominees from the Bay State. Voting is now open, through Tuesday, March 5. After the state competition, all of the winners will face off for the national $2,000 prize. The Eagles and Tigers are the most common mascots in the country, according to USA Today. Here are the other mascots in contention from New England. Connecticut Avon Old Farm Winged Beavers Berlin Redcoats Hale Ray Noises Jonathan Law Lawmen …
The Spy Ponders boys' team will face Melrose in Woburn.
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 27. Here are five things you need to know: 1.) The eighth-seeded Arlington High boys’ hockey team will face No. 9 Melrose at 7:30 p.m. tonight at O’Brien Rink in Woburn (55 Locust St., adjacent to Joyce Middle School) in the preliminary round of the Division 1 North bracket. Arlington went 9-6-5 during the regular season, Melrose 10-7-4. Arlington lost to Melrose 7-0 on Jan. 26 in the teams’ only meeting this season. 2.) The No. 7 Arlington Catholic girls’ hockey team (13-4-2) will begin its state title defense against No. 26 Cambridge/Somerville (7-10-3) at 7 p.m. tonight at the Ed Burns Arena in the preliminary round of the Division 1 bracket. 3.) The town’s library-card challenge ends tomorrow, and you can now …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The No. 19 Arlington High girls' hockey team advances to face No. 3 Westford Thursday at Groton High School.
Senior Carolyn Woodin scored twice Monday, as the 19th-seeded Arlington High girls’ hockey team won 2-0 at No. 14 Watertown/Melrose in the preliminary round of the Division 1 state tournament. The Spy Ponders (12-8-1) advance to face No. 3 Westford (15-3-2) Thursday at Groton High School. On Monday, at John Ryan Arena in Watertown, Woodin got things going Arlington’s way early, scoring just 1:36 into the game. Woodin’s first goal was assisted by senior Shannon Hickey and junior Meredith Gallagher. Arlington then thwarted two Watertown/Melrose power plays late in the first period. Late in the second, Woodin struck again. This time, senior Shannon Reilly and freshman Ysabella Campbell-Breen earned assists. The Spy Ponders also hit the posts …