New Principal Search Begins

Thursday, March 26, 2015
By Transcript Staff

With the resignation of Winthrop High School principal Eileen Belastock last week, the search for a successor will begin and one of the names being introduced in the process is former Winthrop schools administrator Lisa Howard. Those who worked with Lisa in the public schools and those who know Lisa’s love of this town... »

National Cheerleading Champions — Wow!

Thursday, March 26, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Just when you think our Winthrop High athletes couldn’t achieve any more this winter, with the girls basketball team reaching the Garden and the hockey team winning the Northeastern Conference title,  along comes the WHS varsity cheerleading to cap off the season with a national championship. It’s a credit to head coach Rachel Mustone... »

Character Breakfast Is Saturday

Thursday, March 26, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Winthrop Parks and Recreation Director Sean Driscoll and his staff will host the annual Character Breakfast Saturday morning at the high school. This event — featuring cartoon characters galore, the Easter Bunny, photo opportunities, and a delicious breakfast — is always one of the most enjoyable events of the year. Sean rolls out the... »

Derderian to Speak at Library

Thursday, March 26, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Our well-known community leader, Mary Lou Osborne, informed us that Tom Derderian, an authority on the Boston Marathon, will be speaking at the Winthrop Public Library on Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. Tom has written books about the Marathon and is considered an expert in his field. This should be quite an event... »

CASA Presents YRBS at Meeting

Thursday, March 26, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Since 1994, CASA (Community Against Substance Abuse) has been collecting data from schools, including Winthrop High and Middle Schools, and developing strategies to reduce the risk factors in the environment, and increase protective factors in schools. The organization presented the results of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) — a tool developed by the... »

Letter to the Editor

Thursday, March 26, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Massport says thank you for helping in ice rescue To the East Boston and Winthrop communities: On behalf of the leadership and staff of the Massachusetts Port Authority, we wish to thank the  East Boston and Winthrop communities for helping us to conduct a successful and timely ice rescue training drill at Logan Airport... »

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