Grade Schoolers Learn to Love Asparagus
Noli Taylor
Robin Forte, Island Grown Schools’ Harvest of the Month guest chef for the Edgartown School, moved through the lunch room with a tray of asparagus roll-ups for students to try. As she moved from table to table she saw a pattern emerging, one that has become familiar through the course of this first year of our Harvest of the Month program. The children at first would politely say “No, thank you” to the taste test. Then one student would venture, “I’ll try it,” and then each person in turn around the table would say the same thing.
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Bringing a Love of Language to Learning
Felipe Cabrera

The classroom is up the open staircase to the right in room 220 at the Edgartown School. Flags of world nations hang from the ceiling. There is a quote on the door that reads, “No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship.” This is the English Language Learning room, although it is not the only place in the school where English language learning takes place.

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Edgartown School Teams Sweep Championships
Ivy Ashe
The Eagles have landed. In closely-matched, hard-fought games at the middle school basketball championships Tuesday night, the Edgartown School girls’ and boys’ teams both took home trophies.
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Costs for Edgartown School Prompt August Town Meeting
MANDY LOCKE

Costs for Edgartown School Prompt August Town Meeting

By MANDY LOCKE

Edgartown voters are invited to a midsummer special town meeting to tie up some loose financial ends for the Edgartown School construction project.

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Edgartown School Rejects Candidates for Principal Post
Rachel Nava Rohr

Parents and teachers packed themselves into the community room at the Edgartown School on Wednesday night to hear which of the three finalist candidates for the principal position the superintendent and school committee had chosen - but then learned that none of the three had been chosen.

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Edgartown School Welcomes New Principal
Rachel Nava Rohr

Much has changed between the time 54-year-old John W. Stevens graduated from the Edgartown School and yesterday, when he welcomed the students and parents on opening day and introduced himself as their new school principal.

But for the veteran educator, who comes from running large schools in Florida, the scene was familiar enough.

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One-Year Pilot at Edgartown School Will Test Advanced Math Program
Sara Brown

The Edgartown School will begin a pilot enrichment program next year aimed at students working at advanced levels in math — a program that, if successful, could be adopted by other Island schools.

The local school committee voted last week in favor of a one-year trial of a fifth through eighth grade enrichment program in response to requests from parents about meeting the needs of high-ability math students.

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Edgartown School Unveils Honor Roll

Edgartown School principal John Stevens has announced the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2011-2012 academic year.

Eighth grade high honors go to Renato Gomes, Samantha Hargy, Jared Livingston and Sara Poggi.

Eighth grade honors go to James DiMattia, Alexandra Ellis, Elliot Ferland, Olivia Green-Lingren, Elizabeth Hayman, Jacquelyn Hegarty, Marlla Lemos, Amadine Muniz and Ian Shea.

Seventh grade high honors go to Kylie Hatt, Erin Hill, Abigail Lively, Paulo Pereira, Sarah Pertile, Joshua Tate- Da Silva and Lucy Ulyatt.

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