THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, June 7, 2019 Page 19 SCHOOLS | FROM PAGE 1 tify the root of the problem. “We’re a little bit ahead of the curve; we can catch the kids at risk of being dyslexic,” she said. Changes made to Harassment Policy In other news, Gauthier said she and Assistant Superintendent of Schools Kevin Shaw recently attended a daylong workshop hosted by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. She said changes to the district's Harassment Policy became necessary following the allegations of sexThe Everett High School Marching Band on Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.C., during the National Memorial Day Parade. (Photos Courtesy of the Everett Public Schools) ual misconduct against former Superintendent Frederick Foresteire. Gauthier also said the prior policy was “too vague in certain places.” She said the changes are based on the prior policy and have been reviewed by Attorney James Tobin, the district’s legal counsel. Washington, D.C., trip Eugene O’Brien, music coordinaThe Everett High School Marching Band passes the Washington Monument during the National Memorial Day Parade. tor at Everett High School, spoke about the Marching Band’s recent trip to the nation’s capital to take part in the National Memorial Day Parade. As he addressed the school committee, O’Brien described the band’s stellar performance in front of the Jefferson Memorial. “You could see the sea of Everett red on national television,” he said. O’Brien also expressed his appreciation for the $75,000 from State Sen. Sal DiDomenico to fund this year’s trip. Ward 5 School Committee Member Marcony Almeida Barros also spoke highly of the band’s performance. “What I saw in D.C., it was one of the most beautiful things,” he said. EVERETT ARTS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS… ARTIST EXHIBITS OF OVER 100 JURIED PAINTINGS, CRAFTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY 51st ANNUAL SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL!!! SHOW DATES: SATURDAY JUNE 8, 2019 @ 1:00-5:00P.M. SUNDAY JUNE 9, 2019 @ 2:00-5:00P.M. PLACE: EDWARD G. CONNOLLY CENTER 90 CHELSEA STREET, EVERETT, MA. FREE ADMISSION!!! FREE FOOD/PIZZA!!! FREE MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT featuring DJ JASPER!!! RAFFLES, PRIZES & FUN!!! NOTE: DONATIONS WELCOME! This program is sponsored in part by a grant from the Everett Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. FEATURING… YOUNG ARTISTS’ SHINE SHOWCASE! *CANDY & PRIZES AWARDED FOR BEST YOUNG ARTISTS!

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