, Newburyport, MA

Breaking News

Local News

May 14, 2014

Boats, not books

With 'Math on the Merrimack,' students take skills outside the classroom


As the current junior class looks forward to becoming seniors in the fall, their underclassmen will be able to continue their work thanks to a new grant from the Essex National Heritage Commission for $1,500 that the AEFI will match next year. Regis said she believes this funding should keep the program going for another year to possibly two more.

“It’s not an abstract concept anymore,” Regis said. “They have actually seen it and can remember when they were out on the boats.”

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Port Pics
AP Video
Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites
Special Features