FRIDAY — Adult Prom at the Holmes Innovation School: May 31
Why should the students have all the fun? The Holmes Innovation School is holding a gala fundraiser from 6:00-10:00pm. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased through the Main Office. Share the flyer!
NEW — Dual Language Dialogue: June 3
Explore the Vietnamese and English Dual Language Opportunity for BPS students at a focus group at 6:00pm. This event will be held at the Vietnamese Community Center, 42 Charles Street, Dorchester. View the flyer. For more information please contact Lieu Nguyen at (617) 991-3918.
NEW — BEJA Member Meeting: June 6
What is your agenda for BPS? What are your education priorities for your child? BEJA will meet from 5:30-7:30pm at the Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington Street, Dorchester. See the flyer in English and Spanish, call (617) 767-7829 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Teacher Appreciation Scholarships for school supplies
Tremont Credit Union is pleased to offer its award-winning, second annual Boston Public School Teacher Appreciation Program, awarding three teachers classroom sponsorships ranging from $500 to $1,500 towards school supplies. Nominate a deserving teacher by Friday!
NEW — Unafraid Educators scholarship
BTU Unafraid Educators has created a scholarship to help undocumented students pay for college, who don’t quality for federal financial aid and have to pay out-of-state rates at Massachusetts public colleges. Please consider donating to help us reach our goal of $100,000, and share with family and friends!
WILD Summer Institute: June 21-23
The Women’s Institute for Leadership Development will hold its 33rd Annual Summer Institute, at Worcester State. WILD is an inspirational program that providers women the leadership vision, confidence, and skills to be more effective organizers in the Massachusetts labor movement and community organizations. The BTU can pay the tuition cost ($250 for room, board, and materials) for a limited number of members. To be considered, please fill out this form by Monday.
NEW — Summer Fun Music Fundraiser: June 22
Compassionate Care Center, an organization supporting new arrivals to the United States with basic English instruction and help in citizenship tests, will host a fundraiser at the Second Church, 600 Washington Street, Dorchester. Funds will benefit services for recent immigrants, as well as a school in Haiti.See the flyer.
The BTU regrets to pass along the news that longtime RTC member Sandra (Litvin) Elin passed away on May 20. She is the mother of Sarah Elin Johnson, a BTU member at the Murphy School. View Sandra’s obituary. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.