Education

Springfield Project 351 Student Ambassadors

Project 351 is made up of middle school students throughout the Commonwealth who reflect values of compassion, commitment, humility and kindness. Carolee McGrath sat down with two of the four students chosen from Springfield, Damien Gonzalez of South End Middle School...

Boland Elementary School Kindness Week

“Be kind”….we all learned that when we were little, but it’s not always easy to do. For students at Boland Elementary in Springfield, they made “being kind” a priority with the celebration of Kindness Week recently. Carolee McGrath sat down with Domenica Nooney, the...

Life with Monte: Good Stock Farm Cooking School

When you think of the locations for some of the top cooking schools you probably think of New York or Paris, but not Hatfield, Massachusetts. In tonight’s “Life with Monte”, Connecting Point contributor Monte Belmonte discovers Good Stock Farm in Hatfield and its chef...

D.A Gulluni on the Safe Schools Summit

The “Safe Schools Summit” is a day of continuing education for teachers sponsored by the Massachusetts Teacher’s Association, in partnership with Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni. The day included strategies to reduce bullying, and helping teachers deal with...

Commerce High Scholar Athletes

There’s a new initiative to boost student achievement in school through their involvement in sports. It’s called Scholar Athletes, and the latest zone in Springfield is at Commerce High School. The mission is to support students through athletics, but it is not...

College Debate 2016 at AIC

American International College students Jazmine Baehr and Alexander Clark discuss their participation in “College Debate 2016,” a national project involving just 137 students from across the country. They debated key issues of interest to millennial voters...