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  • Mayor Walsh to Speak at 2016 Commencement

    North Bennet Street School is delighted to announce Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh will deliver the commencement address to our newest graduates at Old North Church on June 3, 2016.

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    Posted: May 13, 2016
  • Preserving the Shingle Style at NBSS

    As part of Preservation Month, NBSS hosted a crowd of over 50 attendees for a lecture on the restoration of the Loring House window by Preservation Carpentry students. The project was also featured in the May 2016 issue of Design New England Magazine.

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    Posted: May 13, 2016
  • Sam Feinstein

    CE Summer Classes Filling Up Fast

    Sam Feinstein Interested in sharpening your skills or learning a new craft? Check out what's new in Continuing Education this summer! With topics such as musical instruments, carpentry, woodworking, jewelry and more, there's a CE class made just for you. This year's selections are proving popular, and bench space is limited! Sign up today to make the most of your summer at NBSS.

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    Posted: April 19, 2016
  • City and State Grants Awarded to NBSS

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    NBSS is pleased to announce $165,845 in grants from the City of Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Neighborhood Jobs Trust funding from the City will be distributed through the School's Workforce Development Initiative, which provides economically disadvantaged residents of Boston with a viable pathway from high school to meaningful, lifetime employment. The remainder of the funding comes through Governor Baker's Workforce Skills Capital grant, which will make it possible for NBSS to purchase equipment for the now-expanded Carpentry program. NBSS is committed to improving the skills and job prospects of individuals who have historically faced barriers to employment. Look for more details on these and other important development news in the spring issue of Benchmarks.

    Posted: March 1, 2016