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December 16, 2018 by Billy Connors (Register to contact)

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No Day But Today: RENT delivers vital life lessons for Somerville High students  Wicked Local

Barely-controlled chaos. That's how the auditorium looked last Tuesday night, the theater littered with backpacks and sweatshirts; half the cast running a number ...



Somerville High School Building Project Has Begun  Somerville, MA Patch

Somerville High School Building Project Has Begun - Somerville, MA - The first phase of new building construction is set to take place in June.



Somerville 2018-19 School Year Preview  Somerville, MA Patch

Somerville 2018-19 School Year Preview - Somerville, MA - Here's what you need to know about the upcoming school year in Somerville.



Lexington High School to compete on quiz show  Wicked Local

For the eighth time, two-time champion Lexington High School will compete on WGBH's High School Quiz Show. Lexington High School will join 15 other ...



Somerville High School boys’ soccer coach George Scarpelli reaches milestone against Revere  Wicked Local North of Boston

George Scarpelli did not know he was approaching his 300th win when he and his Somerville boys soccer team arrived in Revere earlier this month for an ...



Chilling PSA highlights the dangers signs of a potential school shooter  AOL

A chilling new PSA highlights the dangers of missing the warning signs of a potential school shooter by showing the world through the eyes of the shooter ...



Class of 2018 graduates from Somerville High  Wicked Local

The Class of 2018 achieved a milestone this week, officially graduating from Somerville High School.On Monday, June 4, the seniors joined their families, ...



Somerville High School adds new sport to the spring lineup  Wicked Local

Chuck Graham seems eager to grow the sport of lacrosse in Somerville.The Londonderry, New Hampshire, native, who played lacrosse at Lasell College in ...



City officials hold Groundbreaking Ceremony at Somerville High  Wicked Local

Construction at Somerville High School (SHS) has been underway for some time, but this week the city took another step and hosted an official Groundbreaking ...



Somerville students continue Project Talent study, 58 years later  Wicked Local

Editor's note: This is part one of a two-part story on Project Talent, a research study conducted involving Somerville students and students from across the ...



2018 Somerville spring MCAS results  The Somerville Times

Brown School among 52 MA schools to earn “School of Recognition” designation. The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education ...



Somerville celebrates start of high school construction project  The Boston Globe

The new 1590-student school is expected to be open in the fall of 2020.



Somerville High students walk out to protest gun violence in wake of Parkland shooting  The Boston Globe

Some 200 Somerville High School students walked out Wednesday to demand an end to gun-related violence in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school attack.



Somerville Halloween 2018 Events  Somerville, MA Patch

Somerville Halloween 2018 Events - Somerville, MA - Check out these haunted happenings around town to get you in the Halloween spirit.



Holiday Happenings In Somerville 2018  Somerville, MA Patch

Holiday Happenings In Somerville 2018 - Somerville, MA - Your guide to what's going on around Somerville to get you in the holiday spirit.



Somerville native Brian O’Donovan takes over SHS golf program  Wicked Local

For quite some time, the Somerville High School co-ed golf program has been overseen by Jay Hart, who was instrumental in helping the Highlanders enjoy a ...



Election 2018: Somerville Voters Guide  Somerville, MA Patch

Election 2018: Somerville Voters' Guide - Somerville, MA - Here's what you need to know as you head to the polls Tuesday.



Somerville To Hold First Meeting On Central Hill Parking Changes  Somerville, MA Patch

First Meeting On Central Hill Parking Changes - Somerville, MA - The city will hold quarterly meetings about parking changes at the campus, which includes ...



Somerville Football Highlanders begin practice with state championship aspirations  Wicked Local

Makonnen Fenton did not know that Gosder Cherilus would be making a surprise appearance at last Friday's first football practice of the 2018 season. He knew ...



PHOTO GALLERY: Somerville High School hockey holds annual banquet at the City Club  Wicked Local North of Boston

Somerville High School varsity hockey head coach Kevin Wilson and the Boosters Club, led by its president Beth Roche, presided over the annual awards ...



Somerville High grads enter five-year apprenticeship with Bent Electric  Wicked Local

Somerville High School's (SHS) Class of 2018 graduates Tim McNabb and Brayan Andrade entered a five-year apprentice program after each student earned ...



Holiday Happenings in the Area - News  Wicked Local

HOLIDAY HELPERS. CRADLES TO CRAYONS Fall has arrived, and Cradles to Crayons is preparing for dropping temperatures and harsh weather that are fast ...



Proposal for new high school divides Arlington  The Boston Globe

When Carl Wagner thinks of Arlington High School, he pictures a building with a beautiful columned façade facing a wide open, park-like lawn along ...



Somerville High School Students Hold 17 Minutes Of Silence For Florida Shooting Victims  CBS Boston / WBZ

The students walked out and sat completely silent for 17 minutes to honor the victims and call for gun control reform. WBZ-TV's Lisa Gresci reports.



VIDEO: Get to know your Somerville spring track hurdlers Daniel Reis, Killian Palmer  Wicked Local

While high school spring sports teams are trying to make the best of the erratic weather patterns that has created a scheduling nightmare for athletic directors, ...



Somerville 2018 Primary Election Guide  Somerville, MA Patch

Somerville 2018 Primary Election Guide - Somerville, MA - Here's what you need to know about the Sept. 4 primary.



Somerville boys’ soccer escapes past Revere in OT to begin postseason  Wicked Local

Last season, the Somerville High School boys' soccer team cruised to a Division 1 North opening round win over a familiar league foe in Peabody by netting ...



Former Somerville Highlanders Joseph, Alphonse set to help lead Framingham State football back to the postseason  Wicked Local

Heading into last year's final contests against Curry College, Framingham State's Shaq Joseph seemed determined to conclude his first collegiate season with ...



Somerville Man Pleads Guilty To Killing, Dismembering Roommate  Somerville, MA Patch

Man Pleads Guilty To Dismembering Roommate - Somerville, MA - Anthony Canejo will avoid a life sentence for the murder of Vincent Lalli, whose remains ...



Somerville High School boys basketball coach Mark Antonelli assesses team’s progress  Wicked Local Somerville

As the new year gets under way, the Somerville High School boys basketball team is ready to turn the corner for the stretch run toward a possible postseason ...



Lucas Saint-Jean joins exclusive Somerville High School boys basketball 1,000-point club  Wicked Local Somerville

Somerville High School boys basketball player Lucas Saint-Jean eclipsed 1000 career points in a game against Everett Feb. 13. He now joins that rare club in a ...



Somerville Is Getting Its $256 Million High School  Boston magazine

The Yes on Question 5 vote in Somerville approves funding to build a new Somerville High School. It will become the most expensive school in Mass.



Somerville HS 2018 Renovations Will Alter Central Hill Parking  Patch.com

SHS Renovations Will Alter Central Hill Parking - Somerville, MA - The Central Hill campus includes City Hall, Somerville High School and the Somerville Public ...



Somerville High School 2017 Graduation Guide  Patch.com

Somerville High School 2017 Graduation Guide - Somerville, MA - Graduation will be held be held Monday, June 5. Here's what you need to know.



Hundreds of students in several Mass. cities walk out to protest gun violence  The Boston Globe

CAMBRIDGE — Hundreds of students walked out of local high schools at 8:17 a.m. Wednesday and observed a 17-minute silence to protest gun violence in ...



Somervilles Zoya Pilipovic leaves winning mark on SHS girls’ tennis program  Wicked Local

Somerville High School tennis coach Mark Kirwan vividly remembers Zoya Pilipovic's first tryout three years ago. It is still a moment that continues to wow and ...



Somerville High construction to start in December, parking subject to change  Wicked Local Somerville

After many years, Somerville will soon see some light construction for the highly-anticipated, new-and-improved high school. But with that will come serious ...



This historic lion head was saved from demolition during Green Line construction in Somerville  Boston.com

The artifact will possibly be featured in the new Gilman Square in Somerville. Read more on Boston.com.



Its all about family for Somerville softball sophomore captain Nevalee Hawkins  Wicked Local

Pitcher Nevalee Hawkins had a simple goal for her Somerville High School softball teammates heading into the final week of the regular season – just have fun ...



Somerville residents plead Board of Aldermen to address high housing costs  Wicked Local

Nearly 150 homeowners and renters packed City Hall on Monday to decry the lack of affordable housing in the city.Most urged elected officials to take concrete ...



Meet the new Somerville High School assistant athletic director Dan Curran  Wicked Local Somerville

Dan Curran was recently named the Somerville High School (SHS) assistant athletic director after serving in a similar role at Andover High School. He will now ...



Catching up with new Somerville High School girls’ basketball coach Sheila Freitas-Haley  Wicked Local North of Boston

Sheila Freitas-Haley is just a couple of weeks into her new job as the Somerville High School girls basketball coach, and her Highlanders so far lost their first two ...



VIDEO: Meet your Somerville High School hockey eighth grader Aidan O’Donovan  Wicked Local

Aidan O'DonovanCenterWhat has it been like to be an eighth grader playing on the varsity team this year?It was a great opportunity to get out there with the ...



Somerville aldermen applaud teen activists ahead of National Walkout  Wicked Local

On Feb. 28, hundreds of Somerville High School students walked out of morning class in protest of gun violence and to advocate for reform. A week later they ...



Somerville High School Teacher Receives Statewide Award  Patch.com

SHS Teacher Receives Statewide Award - Somerville, MA - The Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies honored history teacher Kevin Dua this year.



New Somerville High construction will affect parking  The Boston Globe

The city will hold a public meeting Nov. 27 to discuss the gradual changes to parking on campus and on nearby streets.



Somerville High Principal Selected as Malden Superintendent  Patch.com

Somerville High Principal Selected as Malden Super - Somerville, MA - But John Oteri is also up for the same role in Peabody.



Somerville Public Schools to start search for new SHS headmaster  Wicked Local Somerville

Last month, Somerville High School Headmaster John Oteri accepted the superintendent position for Malden Public Schools.Oteri, who was with the district for ...



Project Talent has new focus  Wicked Local

Editor's note: This is part two of a two-part story on Project Talent, a research study conducted involving Somerville students and students from across the country ...



Somerville Teachers' Association Scholarship Fund to hold alumni tours  Wicked Local

The Somerville Teachers' Association Scholarship Fund will hold alumni tours of Somerville High School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 24. Participants should ...



Somerville High to supply free feminine products  Wicked Local Somerville

Three Somerville High School students are fighting the stigma attached to menstruation.In February, Samantha Fillmore, Vivian Ferraz and Katia Mathews ...



Meet the new Somerville High School girls’ basketball coach  Wicked Local Somerville

Sheila Freitas-Haley is already counting down the days to the basketball season.The new Somerville High School girls basketball coach couldn't be more ...



Former basketball Highlander, current Salem State coach Chris Harvey remains loyal to his Somerville roots  Wicked Local

Chris Harvey loves Somerville. It is fair to say that this great city loves him, too. This is the city after all that taught him the game of basketball.This is the city where ...



Somerville High School's Makonnen Fenton named Patriots High School Coach of the Week  Patriots.com

After leading the Somerville Highlanders to a 36-16 upset win over previously undefeated Lynn Classical, Somerville head coach Makonnen Fenton has been ...



Somerville Patriots Day 2018 Ceremony: Paul Reveres Ride  Somerville, MA Patch

Somerville Patriots' Day 2018: Paul Revere's Ride - Somerville, MA - The city's annual celebration will be held at Foss Park.



Somerville High advances to Quiz Show quarterfinals  Wicked Local Somerville

WGBH's High School Quiz Show has announced the eight Massachusetts high schools that have advanced to the quarterfinal round of the academic ...



Former Somerville High School cheerleader Lorin Desrochers returns as the programs head coach  Wicked Local Somerville

There is a sense of excitement surrounding the Somerville High School cheerleading program with the return of Lorin Desrochers, who was named the squad's ...



Schematic design for new Somerville High School submitted  Wicked Local Somerville

The final schematic design for the new Somerville High School has been submitted electronically to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA).



Rapid Response Network to provide ICE updates in Somerville  Wicked Local

The Rapid Response Network will provide advance and immediate notifications of any reported ICE activity in the city.



Couple named prom queens at Somerville High School  The Boston Globe

Seniors Learsi Ferrer and Miranda Melanson had dated for more than four years.



Somerville votes to fund the priciest school in state history  The Boston Globe

When they cast their ballots for president on Tuesday, Somerville residents also voted to fund the highest-priced school building project in Massachusetts history ...



Obituary: William R. Chisholm, Jr., 62, Of Somerville  Somerville, MA Patch

Obituary: William R. Chisholm, Jr., 62 - Somerville, MA - Bill was an avid fisherman who enjoyed the peace and solitude of fly fishing the rivers and streams of ...



Somerville Board of Aldermen authorizes bond issue for new high school  Tufts Daily

The Somerville Board of Aldermen unanimously voted to approve a bond issue for the construction of a new high school on March 22. The Board of Aldermen's ...



A Somerville man pleaded guilty to manslaughter in his roommate's death  Boston.com

A Somerville man pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges Tuesday in Middlesex Superior Court stemming from the 2014 death of his roommate, who ...



Photos: PHOTO GALLERY: Somerville High Culinary Arts presents ice sculptures  Wicked Local Somerville

Talia McNamara and Tia Lambert Miller with “Happy Holidays” on ice at the Mike's Pastry location of the Ice Sculpture Stroll, at Assembly Row, presented by the ...



Somerville Hockey Highlanders get a boost from four talented eighth graders  Wicked Local Somerville

For Nicholas Cicerone, being a member of the Somerville High School varsity hockey team as an eighth-grader has been special. In fact, it has been a lot of "fun ...



Judge rejects former Somerville High soccer player’s civil rights claim in abuse case  The Boston Globe

A former Somerville High School soccer player who alleged his coach and municipal officials conspired to falsely frame him for raping a teammate with a ...



New Somerville High School moves down site  Wicked Local

City officials are moving forward with plans to rebuild Somerville High around the school's existing field house and war memorial building, while preserving its ...



Essex Tech names superintendent finalists | Local News  The Salem News

DANVERS -- The search for a new superintendent at Essex Technical High School is down to three.



Somerville Christmas Tree Lighting Announced  Patch.com

SOMERVILLE, MA – The city of Somerville will kick off its annual holiday celebrations this Thursday, Dec. 7 with a Christmas tree lighting and visit from Santa ...



Somerville Educator Up For National History Teacher Of The Year Award  Patch.com

Educator History Teacher Of The Year Finalist - Somerville, MA - Kevin Dua is one of 10 finalists for the nationwide honor.



Somerville High School Earns Silver Medal from U.S. News and World Report  Patch.com

SOMERVILLE, MA – Somerville High School received a silver medal for being one the best high schools in Massachusetts, according to the U.S. News and ...



Somerville High School volleyball team works together to form winning atmosphere  Wicked Local North of Boston

There was a sense of optimism at the Somerville High School girls varsity volleyball practice Monday, Sept. 11.Coming off of its first setback of the season to ...



Somerville’s innovative new school plan garners a $10 million grant  The Boston Globe

A local nonprofit working with the Somerville Public Schools came up with a proposal that might seem off the wall: a year-round high school that feels more like a ...



Upcoming Somerville Public Meetings: Zoning, GLX, Construction  Somerville, MA Patch

Upcoming Somerville Public Meetings - Somerville, MA - Want to stay involved in the goings-on around Somerville? Make sure your voice is heard at these ...



Somerville considers submitting home rule petition for real estate transfer fee  Wicked Local

Residents have heard it time and time again -- Somerville is in the midst of a housing crisis.Between a higher inclusionary fee and the 100 Homes program, the ...



MidiCi Pizza Announces New Assembly Row Opening Date  Patch.com

MidiCi Announces New Assembly Row Opening Date - Somerville, MA - The Neapolitan pizza chain's opening was delayed by a snowstorm earlier this month.



GLX construction starting this month in Somerville  Wicked Local

After years of community advocacy and planning, the Green Line Extension (GLX) was given an official Notice to Proceed in December 2017, and work is ...



Medford and Somerville H.S. basketball teams to tip off at 2018 Tufts Classic  Tufts Now

(L-R) Medford High School boys basketball coach and Tufts alumnus John Skerry, Tufts President Anthony P. Monaco and Somerville High School boys ...



Former Somerville athletes say hazing went undetected before assault  The Boston Globe

The disclosures were made in the federal civil rights case of a former player who attended a 2013 soccer camp.



Somerville Basketball Highlanders reflect on NEC championship season  Wicked Local

It was a sudden ending to a campaign that had great potential.The Somerville High School boys basketball team marched into this year's Division 2 North state ...



Somerville Spotlight: Somerville High alum and teacher Joseph Tarrello  Wicked Local Somerville

Joseph Tarrello has been teaching chemistry at Somerville High School for 53 years.A graduate of Somerville High himself, he's lived in the city for nearly his ...



Somerville High Joins Season 8 of High School Quiz Show  Patch.com

SOMERVILLE, MA – Somerville High School is one of 16 teams competing in the upcoming season of High School Quiz Show.



Same-Sex Couple Wins Somerville Prom Royalty  Patch.com

Same-Sex Couple Wins Somerville Prom Royalty - Somerville, MA - A year after taking home the title at the junior semi-formal, Learsi Ferrer and Miranda ...



Brookline High To Compete In Season 10 Of High School Quiz Show  Brookline, MA Patch

Brookline Makes Top 16 For High School Quiz Show - Brookline, MA - For the fifth year Brookline's quiz team will head to WGBH's TV studios to compete in the ...



Graduates from the Somerville High Class of 2017  Wicked Local Somerville

The following is the list of graduates from the Somerville High School Class of 2017, who received diplomas on Monday, June 5.Note: A * indicates a graduate in ...



Somerville High Schools 2015 Football Schedule  Patch.com

Somerville, MA - Another season of football kicks off in a few days! Here's a look at who the Highlanders will be playing this season.



Aeronaut and Winter Hill collaborate on new beer for PorchFest  Wicked Local

Last year Aeronaut Brewing Co. released a special edition beer in honor of PorchFest, one of Somerville's most popular festivals. Now Porch Beer is back, but ...



Somerville’s Powderhouse Studios: What’s next?  Wicked Local Somerville

Educators are one step closer to opening an alternative school in Somerville.For the past four years, Somerville's Innovation Plan Committee has been working ...



Photos: Massachusetts Voters Head To The Polls On Primary Day  WBUR

Tuesday is primary day in Massachusetts. Stay with us online and on the air for live coverage. Polls close at 8 p.m..



How does the cost of Arlingtons high school building project compare to local projects?  Wicked Local

In approximately a month, Arlington residents will know the selected design for the new high school. This new building will accommodate increasing enrollment ...



Somerville Fire responds to 3-alarm fire on Teele Avenue  Wicked Local Somerville

A multifamily home in Somerville caught fire Saturday afternoon, leading to multiple alarms.The fire started in the front porch of the home on Teele Avenue and ...



Ex-Somerville High student sues to clear name in 2013 case  The Boston Globe

Galileo Mondol was accused of raping a young boy with a broomstick and trying to rape two others at a soccer camp in the Berkshires. Last spring, the District ...



Somerville celebrates 30 years as a sanctuary city  The Boston Globe

SOMERVILLE — More than a thousand people flooded the green in front of Somerville High School Saturday morning, rallying in support of the community's 30 ...



First Time Voters Excited As They Head To The Polls  CBS Boston

SOMERVILLE (CBS) – Younger voters in Massachusetts called the Secretary of State's office all afternoon asking for information. That turnout was felt Tuesday ...



Somervilles super school to be city controlled, officials say  Wicked Local Somerville

million grant to jump start innovative new high school in Powderhouse neighborhood.



Massachusetts Mayor Boycotts Sam Adams Beer After Co-Founder Thanked President Trump for Tax Cuts  TIME

A Massachusetts mayor has said he will no longer drink Sam Adams beer after the company's co-founder Jim Koch commended President Donald Trump's tax ...



VIDEO: Somerville boys basketball prepares for opener at Lynn Classical on Dec. 15  Wicked Local

Just like many Somerville High School teams, the ultimate goal for this year's boys basketball squad is to contend for a state title.While it may seem like a lofty ...



WGBH Announces 16 Finalists for 10th Annual High School Quiz Show  framinghamsource.com

FRAMINGHAM – Earlier this month, Framingham High School participated in the taping of Super Sunday for the 10th year of WGBH's High School Quiz Show.



March for Our Lives: Youth unite to demand better school safety  Boston Herald

Tens of thousands of marchers pressing for stricter gun laws in Massachusetts and Congress will walk from Roxbury to the Boston Common, rallying under the ...



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