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Día de los Muertos party

Fall fundraiser

by Web Administrator

NPHS is spooking things up by hosting its first-ever Día de los Muertos party.

Please join us on Saturday, November 1 at Barbara Rodríguez’s house, 12 Fairfield Street in Boston’s Back Bay. Food will be catered by El Centro and we’ll have a signature margarita for all to enjoy. Costumes are encouraged! Spend $90 or more per...

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TropiCaliente 2014 raises $65,000 for the Hurley

Carrie Alyea dances to the Latin beats of Grupo Fantasia at TropiCaliente 2014
by Jenny Audia

¡Club TropiCaliente!… “This is the one fundraiser I look forward to every year!” said a guest. The Latin band is jamming, the dance floor is electric, the locally donated food is scrumptious and plentiful, the open bar is stocked, and the auction items are hot! The buzz afterwards is consistent: “That is an amazing event.”

Just a few of the auction items this year were wine tastings for 20, week-long stays at beautiful vacation homes in New Hampshire and France, and a last minute addition of Red Sox tickets with the...

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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. The group annouced the BPS enrollment is at the highest level in...

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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:

Texas Hold’em Tournament $125 donation gets $2000 in chips, or 5 tickets for $500—Bring your friends! Space is limited: only 60 seats available Prizes to the last five players $800 prize to the winner The Casbah Casino Back by popular demand! Blackjack, Roulette, Craps $50 entry gets $2000 in ...
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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:

Dance the night away with live Latin music by Grupo...
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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.

The Hurley was recognized for the ability of our teachers and administrators to work collaboratively to meet...

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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:

Texas Hold’em Tournament $125 donation gets $2000 in chips, or 5 tickets for $500—Bring your friends! Space is limited: only 60 seats available Prizes to the last five players $800 prize to the winner The Casbah Casino NEW for 2012 Blackjack, Roulette, Craps $50 entry gets $...
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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.

Ms. Muhammad was nominated by Hurley students, parents, and colleagues. Award winners were selected for demonstrating a deep commitment to their work; showing a willingness to adapt to changes in teaching; working successfully with students of all abilities; reaching out to parents; teaching with creativity, innovation, passion, and depth; and going above and beyond...

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