EV Vol. 29, No.30 -FREEEVE ER TT AADD E Club Award Photo Highlights SEE PAGES 12 & 13 CTE CAT AT www.advocatenews.net Free Every Friday 617-387-2200 Thank you to all the first responders, healthcare workers, and all other essential workers who are working hard to keep our community safe and healthy. RIGHT BY YOU By Christopher Roberson A fter going dark 13 months ago, the building that was once home to Pope John XXIII High School could be called back into service for the Everett Public Schools. The move will depend on 419 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149 • 617-387-1110 771 Salem St, Lynnfield, MA 01940 • 781-776-4444 www.everettbank.com Member FDIC Member DIF the results of the survey that was recently sent out asking parents and students if they would prefer a continuation of remote learning, a combination of remote and in-person learning or the traditional in-person learning model. If the third option is selected, educators will need to devise a way of getting Everett’s 7,400 students back in the classroom while following social distancing guidelines. However, the district was already pressed for space prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, Mayor Carlo DeMaria off ered the Pope John building to the Everett Public Schools for the upcoming academic year. City spokesperson Deanna Deveney said the off er would in no way interfere with the E Friday, July 24, 2020 Pope John High a possibility for EPS The Everett Public Schools was recently given the option of using Pope John XXIII High School for the upcoming academic year. (Courtesy Photo) plan to ultimately convert the building into affordable senior housing. “As far as moving forward with development of the school to aff ordable housing, we have only just started the predesign and community outreach,” she said. “We have not determined exactly what would be needed at this time because we are unsure about what the start of school will look like.” Ward 1 Councillor Fred CaPOPE JOHN | SEE PAGE 21 $1.59 GALLON We accept: MasterCard * Visa * & Discover Price Subject to Change without notice 100 Gal. Min. 24 Hr. Service 781-286-2602

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