Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Find out the answer below.
For our latest "You Ask, Patch Answers" column, a reader asked us: When is the 2013 Winchester High School Prom? The Senior Prom is slated for 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 29 at the Danversport Yacht Club, according to a 2013 Senior Events page. Need more information about the Senior Prom? Here is the complete Senior Events information page: Wednesday, May 29, 6 p.m.: The Senior Prom/Reception. The Winchester High School Prom will take place at The Danversport Yacht Club. The prom evening begins at the high school. All prom guests will be required to attend a thirty minute Pre-Prom Reception in the WHS cafeteria. Doors to the reception will open at 6:00 pm and remain open until 6:30 p.m. The reception allows parents and seniors to see classmates…
Monday, May 13, 2013
Below is a recap from the three Town Meeting sessions at Winchester High School in the Auditorium.
After three sessions, Winchester Town Meeting came to a close shortly before 9 p.m. Monday at Winchester High School in the Auditorium. Here is a recap from our three live blogging sessions: 7:30 p.m.: Third Town Meeting session is underway. 7:35 p.m.: Article 17 passed. Voters approved continuing a revolving fund in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 44 Section 53E½ in order to receive fees associated with the use of energy in school and municipal buildings; that funds derived from the assessment of fees for such use may be expended by authorization of the Town Manager for projects that conserve energy in the operation of the Town’s buildings and that the amount of the fund be limited to $80,000 in fiscal 2014. 7:40 p.m.: …
Find out what is happening in Winchester on Monday, May 13.
Here is the 5 Things column for Monday, May 13 for Winchester: 1. Nice day: It is expected to be sunny, with temperatures reaching a high around 63 before dipping to an overnight low of about 37, according to the National Weather Services's forecast for Winchester. 2. Grand finale: The final concert of the Faculty Recital Series is slated for 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Winchester Community Music School. 3. Library activities: Here is a look at what is happening at Winchester Public Library on Monday, according to the library website: 4. Third time's the charm? The third Town Meeting session is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday at Winchester High School in the Auditorium. 5. In case you missed it: Check out the latest Home of the Week on …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The magazine's 2013 rankings came out Monday.
On mobile? You can see interactive map here. Newsweek has ranked the high schools nationally, but the criteria they used leaves Winchester High School off of their list. The school did rank in the top 500 nationally by US News, coming in at #21 nationwide and #18 in the state. The school district was also listed in Boston Magazine's top 20 list, coming in at #17. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the details about the ranking, and every other ranked high school by clicking on the markers in the interactive map above. The survey scores were then weighted and calculated using several criteria including on-time graduation and …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Check out the 5 Things column for Monday, May 6 in Winchester.
Here are 5 Things to know for Monday, May 6 in Winchester: 1. Sunny skies: The forecast in Winchester calls for sunny skies with temperatures in the low-70s during the day Monday, and lows in the upper-40s. 2. Part two: The second Town Meeting session is slated for 7:30 p.m. Monday at Winchester High School in the Auditorium. 3. Library activities: Take a gander at the Winchester Public Library activities scheduled for Monday, according to the library website: 4. Get your blog on: Did you attend an event and take photos and want to write a story about it? Create a blog post and get started today! 5. In case you missed it: Check out the Home of the Week on Winchester Patch. Use Winchester Patch to connect with your neighbors:
Monday, April 29, 2013
Find out what articles passed and failed during the first Town Meeting session Monday night at Winchester High School.
Here is a look at what happened during the first session at Town Meeting Monday night at Winchester High School in the Auditorium: 7:30 p.m.: Town Meeting opens with a prayer for the Boston Marathon victims and former employees who have recently passed away. 7:35 p.m.: Posting of the colors by Girl Scouts. Town Meeting attendees then say Pledge of Allegiance. 7:37 p.m.: Roughly a dozen new Town Meeting are sworn-in by Town Moderator John Sullivan. 7:42 p.m.: Finance Committee and Selectmen chairmen provide opening remarks. 7:52 p.m.: School Committee member Chris Nixon, who was reelected to the board this year, provided brief remarks about how the district is fairing in various areas. 8:01 p.m.: Town Manager Richard Howard provides a …
Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard "Dic" Donohue Jr., who was injured in a firefight with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, is recovering well at Mount Auburn Hospital, according to his brother Ed Donohue.
MBTA Officer Richard "Dic" Donohue Jr. is awake and doing "awesome" while recovering at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, his brother and Winchester Police Officer Ed Donohue, told CBS Boston. Donohue Jr., a Winchester native, was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspect in Watertown. Donohue Jr., 33, of Woburn, was hit in the leg during an early-morning shoot-out on April 19 in Watertown, authorities said. Authorities are investigating whether Donohue Jr. may have been hit by friendly fire. Donohue Jr. is a police officer with the Massachusetts Bay Tranportation Authority, where he has worked for three years. Doctors at Mount Auburn Hospital said Donohue Jr. lost a massive amount of blood. At one point, he …
Check out the latest 5 Things column for Monday, April 29.
Here are 5 Things to know for Monday, April 29 in Winchester: 1. Sunny skies: The forecast in Winchester calls for sunny skies with temperatures in the mid-60s during the day Monday, and lows in the low 40s. 2. Town Meeting: The annual spring Town Meeting kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Winchester High School in the Auditorium. Nearly 30 articles are on the Town Warrant (see attached PDF). 3. Traffic alerts: Get gas prices in the Winchester region and traffic information in our Commute section on Winchester Patch. 4. Upload photos: Add photos of Winchester to our community gallery. 5. In case you missed it: Check out the Home of the Week in Winchester. Use Winchester Patch to connect with your neighbors:
Friday, April 26, 2013
The Winchester High School boys' volleyball team will be having a car wash fundraiser to benefit injured MBTA Officer and Winchester native Richard Donohue Jr. from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the high school.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Richard Donohue, of Woburn, was injured in the Watertown gunfight early Friday morning during the hunt for the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
There has been an outpouring of support, thoughts and prayers for Winchester native and MBTA Police Officer Richard "Dic" Donohue Jr., who was injured during a Thursday night shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Donohue, 33, who recently moved to Woburn with his wife and 7-month-old son. He has been a member of the MBTA Transit Police for three years. Donohue Family Thanks Community for Support In a statement released by his family on Saturday, they said Donohue Jr. remains in serious condition at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. "We thank the people of Boston and the nation for the prayers and support they are sending to Richard and to our family," the family statement says. "Please continue to pray for Richard, a …