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Proposed Methuen Budget Is Unfair To Schools

Proposed Methuen Budget Is Unfair To Schools

By: DJ Deeb – July, 2016 June proved to be a volatile month for both the City of Methuen budget and the Methuen Public Schools budget. Even though Mayor Steve…

Proposed Methuen Budget Is Unfair To Schools

Proposed Methuen Budget Is Unfair To Schools

By: D.J. Deeb – June, 2016 May has proven to be a very busy month for the Methuen School Committee as it almost always is. There have been several workshops…

The Ugly Truth About Common Core Education

The Ugly Truth About Common Core Education

By: DJ Deeb – May, 2016 The debate over Common Core has been heating up over the past several months, especially with the Presidential and Congressional Elections looming. The purpose…

5 Year Capital Improvement Plan Prepared for Methuen Schools

5 Year Capital Improvement Plan Prepared for Methuen Schools

By: DJ Deeb – April, 2016 After several years of asking for an updated Capital Improvement Plan for Methuen Public Schools, Facilities Director Bruce Stella presented a comprehensive 5-year plan…

Methuen High Graduation Moved Back to Nicholson Stadium

Methuen High Graduation Moved  Back to Nicholson Stadium

By: DJ Deeb – March. 2016 The Methuen High School Graduation will not be held at the Tsongas Arena after all. After much lobbying by members of the senior class…

Say NO To Common Core English at Methuen High

Say NO To Common Core  English at Methuen High

By: DJ Deeb – Feb. 2016 There is currently a push being made by some members of the Methuen School District Administration to push members of the Methuen School Committee…

It’s a Busy Time for Methuen Schools

It’s a Busy Time for Methuen Schools

By: D.J. Deeb – December, 2015 November and December are traditionally busy months for school districts. This year too is no exception and there are several things to report on…

Fawcett Has been Class Act on Methuen School Committee

Fawcett Has been Class Act on Methuen School Committee

By: DJ Deeb – Sept. 2015 We are off to yet another School Year. Teachers returned to Methuen Public Schools on August 31st and students returned on September 1st. The…

Feds Mandate School Lunch Increase for Methuen ~ Schools to Start Before Labor Day

Feds Mandate School Lunch Increase for Methuen ~ Schools to Start Before Labor Day

By: DJ Deeb – July, 2015 June proved to be a busy and interesting month for Methuen Public Schools. The Federal Government is once again meddling in our schools through…

Methuen Schools to Start Before Labor Day

Methuen Schools to Start Before Labor Day

By: DJ Deeb – June, 2015 The end of the school year is always an exciting time for students, parents, teachers, and support staff. May and June are always busily…

Netanyahu Should be Rejected and Isolated

Netanyahu Should be  Rejected and Isolated

By: DJ Deeb – May, 2015 I want to comment on Dr. Chuck Ormsby’s Valley Patriot column from last month titled, “I’m A Pro-Semite.” I often find myself in agreement…

Methuen Pride Shows in Behavior and Displays

Methuen Pride Shows  in Behavior and Displays

By: DJ Deeb - April, 2015 Methuen residents have much to be grateful for with members of the City Council working in conjunction with members of the Methuen Athletic Awareness…

History Curriculum at Methuen High to Remain As Is

History Curriculum at Methuen High to Remain As Is

By: DJ Deeb – March, 2016 February has been a difficult month for Methuen Public Schools as it has been for residents and homeowners throughout the Commonwealth due to the…

Methuen Students Learning Technology in Early Grades

Methuen Students Learning Technology in Early Grades

By: D.J. Deeb – January, 2015 Methuen Public Schools is fortunate to have such a strong and proactive Technology Department. At our December School Committee, Director of Instructional Technology Ed…

Number of Methuen High Scholars Increase

Number of Methuen High Scholars Increase

By: DJ Deeb – November, 2014 Methuen residents have much to be proud of when it comes to Methuen High School and its students. The number of students taking and…

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