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May 10, 2017

"Our Sisters' School: An Inspiring Institution"
WCVB Channel 5 Chronicle, April 12, 2017
Segment 1: http://www.wcvb.com/article/our-sisters-school-an-inspiring-institution/9269419
Segment 2: http://www.wcvb.com/article/our-sisters-school-falling-in-love-with-school/9269417
Segment 3: http://www.wcvb.com/article/our-sisters-school-connecting-with-the-community-through-education/9269416
Segment 4: http://www.wcvb.com/article/our-sisters-school-preparing-for-the-future/9269414
“I think that the defining keys are your 11 hour days, the dedication of the teachers and involvement of the parents, and the investment of resources into programs and teachers rather than in buildings. Using the community is more widely educational than is immediately obvious - you are teaching your students to participate in their communities, to meet and work with a variety of people, and to act with the confidence that comes with being recognized for their honorable service.”
 S. Reid, Former Teacher

Centennial Celebration: New Bedford Whaling Museum marks milestone for Lagoda, Bourne Building
SouthCoast Today, November 19, 2016
Sister Sailor singers from OSS help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Lagoda at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Out and About: Through Our Sister Sailors' Eyes
SouthCoast Today, May 5, 2016
Browse the gallery from the opening reception for  "Through  Sister Sailors' EOuryes: Youth Perspectives on Whaling,"  featuring art created by sixth-grade students from Our Sisters’ School.

Endeavor Scholar helps establish Roots & Shoots chapter at Our Sisters’ School ahead of Dr. Jane Goodall visit
UMass Dartmouth, Joseph Sullivan, April 4, 2016
The Roots and Shoots program builds on the legacy and vision of Dr. Jane Goodall, placing the power and responsibility for creating community-based solutions to big challenges into the hands of young people. Learn more the OSS collaboration with UMass Dartmouth Endeavor Scholars who are thinking globally and acting locally.

Educating New Bedford’s Future Leaders at Our Sisters’ School
Gabrielle G. LaFavre, NewBedfordGuide.com, February 6, 2106
It's about teamwork, building a stronger community, and putting a smile on everyone's face! Read about how OSS strives for excellence.

From the Ground Up: MOBY stimulates Citizen Scientists and Environmental Consciousness
Laura McLean, SouthCoast Today, September 27, 2015
Read about Emma Cranford, a sixth grader at Our Sisters School, who has been volunteering for four years and stated that she is happy to be able to prevent animals and people from getting hurt. Not only do they collect trash, children learn of the great problems facing the environment from the gyres in the Pacific to the overuse of deadly balloons. Bubbles are a better alternative to balloons.

Why is there a gender wage gap in New Bedford and Fall River?” 
Kathleen McKiernan, New Bedford Standard Times, October 4, 2015
One out of every four women in New Bedford and Fall River is living at or below the federal poverty level, and the median income for women earners is about $10,000 less than that of men across all sectors and educational levels.
Considering that many of these households in the SouthCoast cities — more than 40 percent — are headed by single mothers, it's a problem that affects thousands of adults and children in the region.

Historian, author Doris Kearns Goodwin: Women still striving for work-family balance
Kathleen McKiernan, New Bedford Standard Times, July 26, 2015

Tuition-Free New Bedford Girls School Focuses on Academic Rigor and Success
Gabrielle Healy, WCAI News, July 24, 2015

All-girl junior high rare find in region
Jason Kenney, New Bedford Standard Times, April 23, 2015

Cyclists ride for clean water and Buzzards Bay Coalition
Carol Kozma, New Bedford Standard Times, October 6, 2014

Real-life math adds up for Our Sisters' School students
Carol Kozma, New Bedford Standard Times, August 29, 2014

Dean Ross Home night Dec. 19 to benefit ‘Our Sisters’ School
http://www.wickedlocal.com/marion, December 19, 2013

Sailing into knowledge: Learning is a breeze for Our Sisters’ School students
New Bedford Standard Times, October 15, 2013

SouthCoast trio encourages women to have the courage to be leaders
New Bedford Standard Times, October 12, 2013

The Write Way: new after-school program is hit at Our Sisters’ School”
New Bedford Standard Times, July 26, 2013

Community: Writers program flourishes at Our Sisters School
Shana Silva, Portuguese-American Journal, June 24, 2013

Advocate for girls stepping into public school role
Steve Urbon, New Bedford Standard Times, June 3, 2013

’Day of Service’ will be Tabor Academy tradition
New Bedford Standard Times, May 11, 2013

Junior Achievement: connecting the classroom and the real world
Sarah Gonet, New Bedford Standard Times, April 2, 2013

New Our Sisters’ School head said she is ‘totally inspired’ by OSS
Auditi Guhan, New Bedford Standard Times, March 5, 2013

Retired educators play central role at New Bedford's Our Sisters' School
Charis Anderson, New Bedford Standard Times, November 6, 2012 *

Musical note from Our Sisters’ School
New Bedford Standard Times, July 29, 2012

An OSS milestone: First class to complete 4 years at Our Sisters’ School graduates
Leanne Poirier, New Bedford Standard Times, June 26, 2012

Golf tourney funds help educate youth, CVS golf tournament being held June 17th - 19th
WPRI, June 14, 2012

Emotion in Motion: Dayton Contemporary Dance Co. works with New Bedford students
New Bedford Standard Times, May 8, 2012

Video of UMD MLK Day of Service at Gifts to Give, New Bedford, MA where volunteers, including those from Our Sisters’ School, helped sort clothing, toys, and household goods for needier  communities. Volunteers, who are students and community members,  discuss the importance of volunteerism and community service.

Plenty of ‘Food for Thought’ for budding young chefs
Caitlin Russell, New Bedford Standard Times Contributing Writer, April 10, 2012

Biking in the name of sisterhood
Lauren Daley, New Bedford Standard Times Contributing Writer, March 11, 2012

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust donates $200,000 to Our Sisters' School
New Bedford Standard Times, November 12, 2011 4:34 PM

Festival Performers to Visit Area Schools - Performers to share sea stories, fisher poetry and maritime music
Working Waterfront Festival Press Release, September 12, 2011

Marion native becomes Development Director for alternative school
Matt Camara, Sippican Week Village Soup, August 16, 2011

Historian, author, political commentator Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks at OSS fundraiser
Lauren Daley, New Bedford Standard Times Contributing Writer, August 01, 2011

Your View: Endangered AmeriCorps teachers change lives of city’s low-income girls
Lisa Schmid Alvord, New Bedford Standard Times, March 05, 2011

New Bedford pupils soak in lessons from Ailey Troupe
Christina Hickman, New Bedford Standard Times, March 01, 2011

Educating girls - a global issue
Stacie Charbonneau Hess, The Southcoast Insider, January 2011

Discover New Bedford: Our Sisters’ School runs on dedication”
Sarah Gonet, New Bedford Standard Times, October 24, 2010

A sisterhood of learning for students and teachers
Lauren Daley, New Bedford Standard Times, October 05, 2010

Our Sisters’ School attends Performance for the Working Waterfront Festival
Press Release, September 16, 2010

Our Sisters' School plans mock interviews for eighth-graders
New Bedford Standard Times, August 31, 2010

Our Sisters’ cooking program wraps in style
Joanna McQuillan Weeks, New Bedford Standard Times, April 7, 2010

Students learn all about cooking 'country style'”
Christina Styan, New Bedford Standard Times, March 17, 2010

Our Sisters' School students get hands-on lesson in organic foods
Eileen Marum, New Bedford Standard Times, March 18, 2010

Musical volunteers needed at Our Sisters' School
New Bedford Standard Times, March 01, 2010

Our View: Closing the gap
New Bedford Standard Times, January 20, 2010

Speaker at New Bedford’s MLK event says schools must be held accountable
Kim Ledoux, New Bedford Standard Times, January 18, 2010

Our Sisters' School plants seeds of education
New Bedford Standard Times, November 14, 2009

Women scientists look to inspire students
Becky W. Evans, New Bedford Standard Times, March 27, 2009

Our View: Reverse this curse
New Bedford Standard Times, March 26, 2009

Math, science workshop inspires girls”
Peggy Aulisio, New Bedford Standard Times, March 23, 2009

12-year-old's passion makes a difference at cat shelter
Kim Ledoux, New Bedford Standard Times, March 16, 2009

Lesley grad opens school for talented girls in need
Lesley University – Lesley Today, February 2, 2009

Lisa Yates ‘99 is Changing Girls’ Lives at Sisters’ School in New Bedford, MA
Wheelock Magazine, Winter 2009

Our Sisters' School Children to Share in Inauguration Experience at UMass Dartmouth
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth press release, January 15, 2009

New Bedford Women of the Year - Pair creates a place where girls can raise their hands
New Bedford Standard Times, December 30, 2008

Our Sisters’ School - More than a middle school education
Cara Connelly Pimental, The South Coast Insider, October 2008

All-girls middle school opens in city
Don Cuddy, New Bedford Standard Times, October 28, 2008

A mind club for girls
Yvonne Abrahan, The Boston Globe, August 27, 2008

In the best RFK tradition, these three women asked, ‘Why not?’
Ken Hartnett, New Bedford Standard Times, June 1, 2008

Lease Launches Our Sisters’ School of New Bedford
Don Cuddy, New Bedford Standard Times, March 25, 2008

Two Independent Schools in City Make Strides”,
Brian Boyd, New Bedford Standard Times, March 22, 2008

Shaping a new academy — Our Sisters’ School will provide a rigorous all-girl education”,
Jennifer Lade, New Bedford Standard Times, February 26, 2008

Our View: A golden chance — this time, for girls”,
New Bedford Standard Times, February 13, 2008: Editorial

Women’s Fund, Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, funds a full scholarship to Our Sisters’ School
Women’s Fund, Fall 2007 Newsletter, www.cfsema.org/womensfund

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