Mayor Presents Awards at Gomes Elementary School for the Mass in Motion Kids Media Competition

As part of the Mass in Motion Kids Project, the MiM Kids Media Competition was held this Spring with over 50 entries received from New Bedford Elementary and Middle school students across the district in the categories of Artwork, Videos, and Raps/Songs. Entries needed to answer the question, “How can […] Read more »

New Bedford Receives Medals by the National League of Cities for Let’s Move! Initiative

New Bedford has been awarded three medals by the National League of Cities for its longstanding involvement with First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” initiative.  The City received medals in three of the five Let’s Move! goals. These included: Goal 1: Start Early, Start Smart (Bronze medal) Goal 2: My Plate, Your […] Read more »

Roosevelt Middle School Principal Receives MDPH Leadership and Community Transformation Award

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner’s Leadership and Community Transformation Awards were presented at the 15th Ounce of Prevention conference in Marlboro, MA on October 16, 2012.  Darcy Fernandes, Principal at Roosevelt Middle School, was one of the recipients.  She was recognized for her work in addressing student […] Read more »

Walk and Bike to School 2011

New Bedford Public Schools students joined students across Massachusetts in celebrating “Walk and Bike to School Day” on May 4, 2011, as part of the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School program, in partnership with New Bedford Mass in Motion and the City of New Bedford. Southcoast Hospitals supports Mass in […] Read more »