Articles Posted in the " Joe Walsh " Category


  • Superintendent Murray Announces Retirement

    by Joseph Walsh Class of 2016 Superintendent of the Braintree Public School System Dr. Maureen Murray announced Monday during a School Committee meeting that she will retire at the end of this school year. “It is with very mixed feelings that I tell you that it is my intention to retire at the end of […]


  • Task Force to Review Constructive Possession Rule

    by Joseph Walsh Class of 2016 Following heavy protests, the Braintree School Committee has created a task force in order to review and possibly revise Braintree High School’s constructive possession and social probation policies. The task force will be made up of School Committee Chairman David Ringius Jr., Braintree High School resource officer Lisa Fahey, […]


  • Midyear Exam Schedule Change Approved

    by Joseph Walsh Class of 2016 Starting later this year, a change in the midyear and final exam schedules that was voted into action last year by the school council, will take effect. Midyear exams will now start at 7:45 as opposed to 9:15, and unlike previous years, lunch will not be served on exam […]


  • Movie Review: Gone Girl

    by Joseph Walsh Class of 2016 Gone Girl is the latest release from world-renowned director David Fincher, (Se7en, Fight Club, Zodiac, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Social Network) and is based on the worldwide bestselling novel by author Gillian Flynn, who also penned the screenplay. The film stars Ben Affleck, and Rosamund Pike. […]


  • Braintree Students Protest Constructive Posession Policy

    by Joseph Walsh Class of 2016 A group of over thirty Braintree High School students and parents attended the School Committee meeting Monday to protest Braintree High School’s policy on constructive possession. This gathering follows a September 27th house party where eleven Braintree High School students were charged with either constructive possession or consumption of […]


  • Mayor Sullivan Offers State of Town

    by Joseph Walsh BHS News Mayor Joseph Sullivan addressed the Town Council May 27, prior to the council unanimously passing a $111.9 million municipal budget for next year. Sullivan reported that since February, Braintree Police and Firefighters have saved eight lives by utilizing the drug naloxone, which is known by its brand name Narcan. The […]


  • A Prom To Remember

    by Joe Walsh BHS News Prom night is a special event in the life of any adolescent. It is a chance to make memories that will serve as a nostalgic reminder youth’s blitheness for years to come. However some teens are dealing life threatening illnesses that can take away from this experience. That is why […]


  • Wampapalooza Thursday Night

    by Joe Walsh BHS News Braintree High School’s wealth of musical talent will gather tomorrow night in the biannual Wampapalooza. The evening will be a mixture of band performances and acoustic acts. Acoustic performers include, John Forbes, Alex Imanicki, Jess Fruth, “Deanna & Jess,” “Morgan, James, Koko, & Logan,” “Jimmy & John,” “Rama,” Olivia, and […]


  • February School Committee Notes: Additional ELL Staff Needed

    by Joe Walsh BHS News Ms Rebecca Fredericks, director of Braintree Public School’s English Language Learners program (ELL) explained the department’s need for a larger staff while appearing before the School Committee Monday. “ Staffing is our priority for certain,” said Fredericks. “ To meet the needs of our current population according to the state […]