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By adamg - 11/17/23 - 11:11 am

Parents of children at the Curley School got texts shortly before 10 a.m. that the school had been put in "safe mode" - its entrance and exit doors locked - and that they shouldn't head for the school.

A few minutes later, parents got an all-clear message: Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/21 - 9:48 pm

The Curley School in Jamaica Plain is scheduled to re-open for classes tomorrow for the first time in ten days, after school and Boston public-health officials ordered it shut to try to get a handle on a Covid-19 outbreak.

By adamg - 11/12/21 - 8:59 pm

In e-mail to Curley K-8 School parents today, Principal Katie Grass said that 17 more people who spent time in the Jamaica Plain school have tested positive for Covid-19 since Tuesday, when officials announced 46 cases over the prior three weeks and shut the school for ten days to try to get the situation under control. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/21 - 1:05 pm

WBZ reports state education Secretary Jeffrey Riley has ruled that students at the Curley School in Jamaica Plain will have to make up three days of in-class learning because school and Boston officials decided to close the school to combat a Covid-19 outbreak without getting final permission from the state. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/21 - 8:44 pm
Cassellius and Grassa

Cassellius listens as Curley principal Katie Grassa addresses parents.

BPS and Boston public-health officials said tonight Covid-19 exploded so fast at the Curley K-8 School in Jamaica Plain over the last three weeks that they couldn't keep up - and decided this afternoon the best course would be to shut the school for ten days. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/21 - 2:13 pm

The Curley School on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain will shut for ten days, starting tomorrow, due to an outbreak of Covid-19 across "multiple grade levels and classrooms over the last week," school Principal Katie Grassa informed parents today. Read more.

By adamg - 4/24/20 - 1:38 pm

Jamaica Plain News talks to Katie Grassa, principal of the Curley K-8 School in Jamaica Plain about the challenges of running what is now a distributed school.

I’m used to using getting hundreds of hugs a day or high fives in the hallway, fist bumps from kids. But it has shifted to lots of waves and excited faces when I hop onto Zoom calls.

By adamg - 4/14/14 - 2:50 pm

The Curley School in Jamaica Plain was evacuated around 10 a.m. when a trash wheeled trash receptacle being stored in a stairway erupted in flames, the Boston Fire Department reports.

Students were evacuated without incident by the one-alarm fire, BFD spokesman Steve MacDonald said, adding they were allowed back in once the fire was out and the smoke evacuated. He said the cause is under investigation.

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