November Tech Savvy Parent Night

The BPS Edtech Team is pleased to announce our November Tech Savvy Parenting Night (TSPN) will be held on Wednesday, November 18th at 6:00 pm in the Marshall Simonds Middle School Library Commons. As we did for our October event, which can be viewed here, the focus of our November TSPN will once again be…

“Hosting” An Underage Party….Everything a Parent Needs to Know

Burlington High School, the Burlington Fire and Police Departments, and the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center are collaborating to offer “Social Host–Taylor’s Message.”  This evening will help parents better understand their responsibilities and consequences of ‘hosting’ an underage party in their homes.  Officer Fournier will speak about the alcohol policy in Burlington, the Law Offices…

The #Selfie: Passing Trend, or Here to Stay?

Editor’s Note: A special thanks to guest blogger Amy Williams, a journalist from California, mother of two teenagers, and positive parenting activist, for sharing her perspective on the latest social media craze: the selfie. A recent episode of 20/20 highlighted this growing trend and uncovered the extreme lengths some people go to in order to…