Boston Public Schools

Countdown to Kindergarten Party | Aug. 17

Boston Public Schools children going into Kindergarten, their parents or caregivers are invited to this celebration. Please wear your yellow Countdown T-shirt!

When: August 17 at 5:30pm

Where: 690 Adams St. Dorchester, MA 02122

BTU Homework Help | Jan 11

Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all


When: Mondays 4-6pm

Where: Codman Square, Lower Mills, Adams Street Branches

What is the Future for Public Schools in Boston? | Jan 14

Are you concerned for the future of public schools in Boston? Are you wondering how your child and neighborhood will impacted by changes to BPS? Wondering how you can work together to advocate for solutions that work for ALL students?

Join Boston Education Justice Alliance January 14th, 6:00-8:00 PM at Madison Park High School (75 Malcolm X Boulevard) for an EMERGENCY TOWN HALL!

The Boston Education Justice Alliance will be discussing:

  • The Boston Compact and Enroll Boston
  • School Closures
  • The charter school ballot intiative and how it impacts BPS and schools budgets
  • Democracy and transparency 
  • A path forward to improve our public schools in Boston!

All parents, students, teachers, and community members are invited to attend!

Welcome BPS Superintendent Chang to Dorchester! | June 8

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Let your voice be heard! Richard J. Murphy School BCYF Leahy Holloran Community Center welcome the new BPS Superintendent Dr. Tommy Chang to our community for a Listen and Learn discussion. Share your thoughts about: bright spots in BPS, challenges, and aspirations and goals for BPS.


When: Monday, June 8


Where: Murphy School

1 Worrell Street, Dorchester

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Boston Public Schools Community Dialogue | May 21

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Did you know it's budget time for our city? How does funding affect the quality of our schools? What can we do to ensure that every child in BPS has what they need to succeed?

Come to the community dialogue for district 3 BPS parents. The meeting will be joined by City Councilor Frank Baker. Schools included are:




Dorchester Academy


Frederick MS

Henderson K-12 (K0-4)




McCormack MS

Murphy K-8



When: Thursday, May 21st


Where: Leahy-Holloran Community Center

1 Worrell Street, Dorchester

For more info: contact Monica Cannon at

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Free Summer Meals | July 1 to August 30

From July 1 to August 30, Boston Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services are offering free summer meals for Boston children ages 4-18 at over 140 sites.  No registration or ID is necessary. Call 1-800-645-8333 after June 28 for your neighborhood location. For more info, visit and

City Council Debate | March 19

Boston Public School students will debate the current Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority policy. Don't miss this great opportunity to visit Boston City Council members and see these talented students at work. The debate will go from 5pm to 7:30pm at Boston City Hall (31 State Street). For more info, call 857-239-9553.

Boston Charter Showcase | Jan. 26


The 13th Annual Boston Charter Showcase will take place on January 26 from 9am to 12pm at 550 Huntington Ave in Boston. The meeting will feature representatives from charter public schools in the Boston Area serving students grades K-12. Your questions will be answered and you can even apply on the spot! For more information, call 978-212-5507 or visit

School Readiness Roundtable | Nov. 15

The next School Readiness Roundtable will take place on November 15th from 10am to noon at 35 Deer St in Dorchester. Parents, caregivers, community members, and service providers are welcome to join. If interested, RSVP is required at 617-740-2572. (Breakfast and Childcare provided)

City Sprouts fundraiser | Nov. 7

Raise your glass and raise funds for City Sprouts. Help support Boston Public School gardens for teaching and learning. 

Date: November 7th 6pm-8pm

Location: Stowne & Spirits 900 Boylston Street Boston MA

More information and tickets can be found here:

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