Monday, January 7, 2013
Mary T. Murphy was laid to rest Saturday.
Mary T. Murphy, a longtime Arlington educator, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, at Bear Hill Nursing Center in Wakefield, where she had been cared for since 2011. She was 90. Murphy worked in the Arlington Public Schools for 40 years. She was a teacher and then the principal at Dallin. Murphy was the daughter of Jeremiah and Hannah Murphy of Arlington. She is survived by Mary-Jane and John Beach of Yarmouth Port, John Donelan of Middleton, Mark and Kelly Donelan of Danvers, Nancy and Charles Sabanty of Danvers, Susan and Dan Burke of Malden, Gael and Robert Tarleton of Seattle and Karen Donelan and Philip Amrein of Belmont, as well as 13 great nieces and nephews and six great great nieces and nephews. Murphy graduated from Salem State and …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Eileen Driscoll Woods, a retired Andover principal and assistant superintendent, will lead Dallin Elementary School during the 2012-13 school year.
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Thursday, June 28, 2012
The following is from the Arlington Public Schools. The Arlington Public Schools recently announced that Eileen Driscoll Woods, formerly with the Andover Public Schools, has accepted the position of Interim Principal at the Dallin Elementary School. Woods comes to Arlington after having retired from a distinguished career in Andover where she was principal at both the South and Sanborn schools, and spent a year serving as assistant superintendent. While heading the Sanborn School she prepared the proposal that led to Blue Ribbon School designation in 1991. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program is part of an effort by the US Department of Education to identify and share knowledge about exceptional school leadership and teaching practices. …
Monday, April 30, 2012
The auction goes through Wednesday, May 2. The school’s PTO is also hosting live and silent auctions Friday night.
If you haven’t yet, you only have until Wednesday, May 2, to bid in the Dallin PTO’s online auction (http://bit.ly/dallinauction). The auction features more than 70 items, including gift certificates to local restaurants, businesses and gyms, and tickets to nearby museums and theaters. The school’s PTO is also hosting live and silent auctions, starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Masonic Temple. Proceeds from both auctions will benefit the school’s students.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Grants will support creative learning initiatives at several schools in town.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Editor’s note: The following information comes from an Arlington Education Foundation press release. Arlington Education Foundation wrapped up its fall grant cycle by awarding more than $12,000 in innovations in education grants to support creative learning initiatives in the Arlington Public Schools. Seven grants were awarded to teachers, staff and parents who will implement their projects in classrooms, libraries and academic departments. The World Languages Department at Arlington High School will implement the use of iPod Touches in their classes. Student studying a foreign language will create digital stories in their target language. This technology can also be used as interactive classroom “clickers” and to provide assessment data …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Group of parents urges school officials to keep kids from crossing dangerous intersections or change buildings halfway through elementary school.
Safe walking routes to school and a strong sense of community are two major concerns for parents as Arlington Public Schools continue to work on redistricting to alleviate overcrowding at some schools. The latest updates came on Tuesday night, when the Redistricting Committee met at Arlington High School's sixth-floor meeting room. The room was crowded with more than 80 parents, several of which mentioned safety and community as their priorities in the process. Parent Rebecca Peterson told committee members that a group of Dallin Elementary School parents was concerned about their kids slated to go to Peirce Elementary School. “This would change our 12-minute walk through residential areas to a 25-minute walk through not one, but two of …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
The following information comes from the Arlington Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
On Tuesday, Arlington Police were called for a report of a past hit-and-run accident at Brackett Elementary School. The victim told police she left the school and drove east on Eastern Avenue, and she felt as thought the vehicle was “becoming difficult to control,” according to the police report. She got out to check and discovered damage to the driver’s side rear tire and bumper. The damage included scuffs and scrapes from the rear bumper to the rear wheel well, according to the report. The rim and tire also showed damage and appeared to be slightly bent. The woman said she had parked her car at the Brackett School about 1 p.m. and left two hours later. Prior to that she had been at Dallin Elementary School, and had noticed no damage to …
Monday, June 6, 2011
Previous location, Brackett Elementary School, will be host to Arlington Public School’s special education summer program.
Arlington Recreation programs will be moved to Dallin Elementary School this summer, an officials said Monday. In an email, Arlington Recreation Department Director Joe Connelly said the previous location, Brackett Elementary School, will be host to Arlington Public School’s special education summer program. Connelly said Arlington Recreation’s programs will do just fine with the space allocated at Dallin School. Connelly added questions should be directed to the Arlington Recreation office, which can be reached at 781-361-3880.