Wednesday, April 11, 2012
An Ohrenberger School student took photos of herself last summer and sent them to another student. The photos were then posted on Facebook, according to a Boston Police report.
Topless photos taken by a female Ohrenberger School student ended up on Facebook after she sent the photos to a male student. Boston Police got involved on April 3 after the photos were found on another student's cell phone. The female student said she had taken the topless photos of herself last summer and her cell phone and then sent them to another student, according to a Boston Police report. A school administrator told Boston Police that several students had access to the photos and the photos were posted on Facebook by one or more male students. The administrator was able to confiscate one of the boys' cell phones with the pictures and text messages still on the phone. That phone was turned into the FBI's Crimes Against Children …
Ohrenberger School students get ready for exam school tests and MCAS.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
This article was written by Daniela Eduardo, a current Suffolk University student and Boston Public Schools alum. Last year, the entire Ohrenberger School advanced sixth-grade class passed the ISEE exam and moved on to exam schools such as Boston Latin School and Latin Academy. This year, thanks to afterschool tutoring and fun vocabulary competitions more students have passed the ISEE exam, as well. Isabel Gomez, an eighth-grader, made it into the O’Byrant School for Math and Science. Gomez attributed her succees to her lunchtime activities and tutoring practice she received, and thanked her teachers for all the support. “Teachers really believe in you here, and push you to bump up your grades.” The most important practice, she …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The William H. Ohrenberger School hosted its annual International Night with food, fun and flair.
The many countries of the world were represented last Thursday as the William H. Ohrenberger School hosted its annual International Night. More than 500 students, family, teachers, and members of the community sampled Greek cookies, Japanese sushi, and countless other delicacies. Visitors, many of the them resplendent in traditional clothing, were entertained by Irish step dancers, Nigerian games, and Guatamalan music. A goldfish swam in a bowl at the Iran display. Meanwhile, students carried “passports” and collected stamps and interesting facts from more than twenty tables showcasing the amazing diversity of the school. The halls were covered top to bottom with posters made by the students to celebrate their heritages. Technology …
Friday, February 10, 2012
The schools raised and donated more than 3,100 food items for the Roslindale Food Bank.
In the two weeks leading up the Super Bowl, the Ohrenberger and Beethoven schools ran a Soup-er Bowl - a food drive to benefit the Roslindale Food Bank. At one point last year the Roslindale Food Bank was down to one bag of groceries due to the high demand of people seeking help from the bank. With the Ohrenberger Student Council leading the way, members from the middle school collected, counted, tracked, boxed, and loaded the food into cars for delivery. The Ohrenberger School collected and donated 2315 items of canned and boxed food and bottles of water, according to parent Mayre Plunkett. The Beethoven collected 846, adding up to 3,161 items of food! "While the other Super Bowl didn't work out the way we wanted, I would say this …
Monday, January 23, 2012
Do you have any photos of your family in Patriots gear? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second grade students of the Ohrenberger School donned New England Patriots gear on Friday - did it help the Patriots win? Do you have photos of your family wearing Patriots gear? Send photos to email@example.com.
Friday, December 23, 2011
The staff and families of the Ohrenberger & Beethoven Schools raised $700 for Toys for Tots.
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Friday, December 23, 2011
The Ohrenberger and Beethoven schools came together to for a one day benefit that raised $700 for Toys for Tots. Families were notified through a Connect-Ed phone call that asked students to donate $1 to wear regular clothing i.e. not their school uniforms.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
A Beethoven and Ohrenberger schools fundraiser geared to meeting each other, as the schools merge together.
On the night of November 19th, 300 parents, teachers, and staff from the Ohrenberger and Beethoven schools, gathered for the 4th annual Parents Rock fundraiser. Held at the Olde Irish Ale House in Dedham, the fundraiser for the Parent Groups of the schools included entertainment by professional musicians, who have children in one school or the other, as well as the music teacher at the Ohrenberger. Funds were raised at the raffle table with the many local shops from Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, West Roxbury, and Boston contributing a selection of items. The highlight of the raffle was a donated Boston Bruins hockey stick signed by the 2011-2012 team. "As the Ohrenberger and Beethoven move forward to being officially one school, with the …
Sunday, October 2, 2011
Calvin Falcon loves to singing and dancing, but also loves math and language arts.
Calvin Falcon says the teachers at the Ohrenberger School have high expectations, which have made him a harder worker and better student. See what his favorite things about school are below. Full Name: Calvin Falcon Favorite Class: Math/ELA Class Looking Forward To The Most: ELA/French Class Favorite Teacher: Ms. Parisi/Ms. Sedgwick Favorite Hobby: Singing, dancing, acting After-School/Extracurricular Activities: band/ensemble “Berklee” What Do You Want To Learn The Most This Year: More math Most Memorable Moment From Last School Year: How the teachers were strict and hard on us. But at the same time being nice and respectful. Now I know why they have done this because now I am a hard worker and I get good grades because of it.
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Isabel Gomez spends her time helping out with community service after-school programs.
Isabel Gomez says teachers at the Ohrenberger School are "supportive and won't allow you to fail." While her teachers prepare her for high school by teaching her and her peers Algebra I, she is still glad to be back with her teachers and friends. Full Name: Isabel Gomez Favorite Class: Math & Civics Class Looking Forward To The Most: French/Music Program Favorite Teacher: Ms. Sedgwick Favorite Hobby: Drawing cartoons & helping my dad with making toy planes After-School/Extracurricular Activities: Helping in the first grade after school program community service. What Do You Want To Learn The Most This Year: Something interesting. Most Memorable Moment From Last School Year: When we went to the Sky Zone and all had fun together.
Monday, June 6, 2011
Money donated to wear Boston Bruins garb will go to help a school in Monson affected by a tornado.
The students of the Ohrenberger and Beethoven schools held a Bruins Day on Friday letting the students wear Bruins garb, or gold and black, which raised funds for tornado relief. Any student who donated any amount of monetary donation was able to wear the gold and black of the Boston Bruins. Initially the students were going to donate funds to the American Red Cross, but a parent with children at both schools, mentioned the devastation in the small town of Monson, where the parent's family is from. So the students and staff decided to collect funds for a school in Monson.