Parents and Kids Get Creative at Home
Will Sennott
This week, schools around the country shut their doors leaving parents and children scrambling for routines and learning how to home school on the fly.
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Community Groups Organize to Help the Vulnerable
Louisa Hufstader
With an Islandwide shutdown beginning to weigh on the Vineyard’s most vulnerable residents, volunteers are needed during the coronavirus emergency.
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Island Schools Close for Two Weeks
Bill Eville
Due to the threat of the coronavirus, all Vineyard schools will close for two weeks, beginning Monday.
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Inspiring Students With Borders to Bridges Course
Louisa Hufstader
With immigration a fact of life for Island children, retired Island teacher Lynn Ditchfield has developed the Borders to Bridges curriculum to teach the subject in the classroom as well.
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Plastic Free Award

Students from the West Tisbury School won a silver award for their submission to the 2019 Marine Debris Creative Advocacy Competition, sponsored by Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs.

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Gay Head School Out for Summer and for Good
Edith Blake
High on a windy promontory at the end of the Island stands the Gay Head School. It is a one-room school with all the traditional trimmings, from flag to red paint, that one-room schools are supposed to have. Outside there is a playground and a pond, and inside there are actually two rooms, but one is used as a kitchen-storeroom-catch-all sort of place and the other is a classroom.
 
For the past eleven years, Mrs. James Manning has been the teacher at the school, teaching kindergarten through the fourth grade to a varying number of children.
 
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Swedish Fish and Quartet San Francisco; a Strings Supergroup
Landry Harlan
Quartet San Francisco has been visiting Island schools this week to perform and play music with students, in a program sponsored by the Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society.
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Vineyard Students Head Back to School Tuesday
Holly Pretsky
More than 2,350 Island children will head back to school Tuesday as Island public schools reopen for the year.
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Island Students Close the Book on School Year
Holly Pretsky
Friday was the last day of classes for most Vineyard students, a time to celebrate the arrival of summer.
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Field Fund Wins Award, Carries on Work at Elementary Schools
Holly Pretsky
The Field Fund has begun work at every elementary school on the Vineyard to improve and maintain nontoxic grass fields. This week the fund was honored with an award at the state house.
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