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Save the Date: Club ¡TropiCaliente! is May 9, 2014

The year's biggest Hurley fundraiser

Club TropiCaliente, a benefit for the Hurley School
by Kelley Curry

Mark your calendars for Neighborhood Parents for the Hurley School annual fundraising event, Club ¡TropiCaliente! Please join us on May 9, 2014, at the Franklin Institute in the South End for this fabulous event. Proceeds support program enrichment, including Open Circle anti-bullying curriculum, tutoring, theater arts, visual arts, music instruction, test prep, after-school programs, mentoring and sports; facilities improvements; and community building at the Hurley School.

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Mayor Menino visits Hurley for Back-to-School Event

Mayor Menino, Principal Marjorie Soto, School Committee Chair Michael O’Neill, Interim Superintendent John McDonough and Boston Teachers Union President Richard Stutman
by Michael Bradley

Mayor Menino’s Hurley School visit to welcome students to another year of Boston Public Schools was a special visit. He praised the Hurley School for all it has accomplished, and acknowledged that it is a model of what all Boston Public Schools could be. Mayor Menino was joined by Principal Marjorie Soto, School Committee Chair Michael O’Neill, Interim Superintendent John McDonough and Boston Teachers Union President Richard Stutman for his 21st annual School Readiness event and his last as Mayor.

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Hold'em for Hurley Fundraiser

Thursday, October 3, 6:30 pm at The Red Fez

Hold'em for Hurley
by Cilla Rait

Card Sharks unite! Hold’Em for Hurley, NPHS’s Texas hold’em tournament fundraiser, is happening Thursday, October 3rd at The Red Fez in Boston’s South End.

Two ways to play:

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5th annual Club ¡TropiCaliente! coming May 10

The year's biggest Hurley fundraiser

TropiCaliente 2012
by Kelley Curry

Neighborhood Parents for the Hurley School invites you to join the conga line to our retro-Latin nightclub, Club ¡TropiCaliente! Last year this event raised $63,000 for the Hurley, supporting program enrichment, including Open Circle anti-bullying curriculum, tutoring, theater arts, visual arts, music instruction, test prep, after-school programs, mentoring and sports; facilities improvements; and community building at the school.

Mambo your way to this fantastic event, where you’ll:

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Hurley named “School on the Move” finalist

Rapid academic gains bring $10,000 prize

Hurley Middle Schoolers taking MCAS, from the "It's MCAS and We Know It" video
by Kelley Curry

The Hurley was recently selected as one of three finalists, out of 128 Boston public schools, for the 2012 School on the Move Prize. The prize is presented annually by EdVestors, a nonprofit organization that drives change in urban schools through strategic private investment. The prize highlights the achievements of schools that are making significant progress toward closing the achievement gaps for all students.

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Hold'em for Hurley Fundraiser

Thursday, September 27, 6:30 pm at The Red Fez

Hold'em for Hurley
by Cilla Rait

Card Sharks unite! Hold’Em for Hurley, NPHS’s Texas hold’em tournament fundraiser, is happening Thursday, September 27th at The Red Fez in Boston’s South End.

Two ways to play:

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Hurley Middle School is in demand

by Cilla Rait

The Hurley School is proud to announce that it currently has the longest wait-list for 6th grade of all public schools in the district. This is a great tribute to our excellent middle school teachers and our challenging program.

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Jennifer Muhammad named a Boston Educator of the Year

The Hurley's Jen Muhammad, Superintendent Carol Johnson, and School Committee Chairperson Gregory Groover at the 2012 Boston Educators of the Year ceremony
by Kelley Curry

At a ceremony held on June 6, 2012, Hurley 4th grade teacher Jennifer Muhammad and 10 other teachers were honored as Boston’s best educators of the year.

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TropiCaliente 2012 raises $63,000 for the Hurley

Hurley parents and teachers enjoy TropiCaliente 2012
by Beth Schmieta

¡Club TropiCaliente! the Neighborhood Parents for the Hurley School’s annual fundraising bash, was a smashing success on May 4, 2012. For the fourth consecutive year, the event brought members of our community together to support public education in a festive Latin nightclub environment. Thanks to the generosity of the many businesses and individuals in our community and beyond, we raised $63,000 for the school!

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Mass. Library group honors librarian Jen Varney and Hurley parents

Varney named Super Librarian; parents recognized for outstanding support of library

Hurley librarian Jen Varney receives the 2012 Super Librarian Accolade Award for the Boston region
by Kelley Curry

Hurley librarian Jennifer Varney received a Massachusetts Super Librarian Accolade Award from the Massachusetts School Library Association (MSLA).  The award recognizes an exemplary librarian/library program in each of six regions across the state. Ms. Varney was recognized for her willingness to outreach to and collaborate with teachers to infuse 21st Century and Information Literacy Skills into the curriculum, her support of literacy efforts in the school, and her contributions to the extended library community.

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