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Nativity Speaker Series Spotlight: Fred Dabney

Fred Dabney, owner of Quansett Nurseries in South Dartmouth, joined the Nativity community on Thursday, November 16 as part of the school’s Speaker Series program.  Dabney spoke in depth to students about the work of horticulturalists and life within the agricultural community.  Students asked great questions about all facets of Dabney’s work.  They were especially… Continue Reading

7th & 8th grade Students Visit GNBVT

On Tuesday November 14th the 7th and 8th grade students were able to take a tour of Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational High School. The kids had a great time going through the shops and making things.  They were able to see Alumni friends and meet some new students who helped give them tours.  They… Continue Reading

Nativity Speaker Series Spotlight: Brandon Roderick

The Nativity community was grateful to have Brandon Roderick, Owner and Head Baker at The Baker, with us for morning assembly on November 2.  Roderick, a close relative of alumnus Ryland Roderick, spoke about his path to his current profession.  Roderick gave students a great sense of his daily responsibilities as an owner and baker,… Continue Reading

Nativity Speaker Series Spotlight: Peter Pereira

On October 19, award-winning photojournalist Peter Pereira joined students and staff for Speaker Series. Pereira spoke to students about his varied pursuits, which have included technology, photojournalism, and cycling. He implored students to strive for their best in whatever they choose to pursue. Apart from speaking about his own journey, which began with a book… Continue Reading

Nativity goes to Dartmouth Health Trax

On one of Nativity’s weekly field trips, twelve students from grades five through eight visited the Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness Center in North Dartmouth.  There students practiced life-long methods of fitness as well as their favorite aerobic activity: basketball.   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Continue Reading

Visit to the Nature Reserve

On Friday October 13th, Mr. Farias’s 7th grade World Geography class explored some of the local beauty of Bristol County as they visited the Acushnet Cedar Swamp State Nature Reservation.  Here, Nativity students experienced the impact of nature reserves.  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Continue Reading

Nativity Speaker Series Spotlight: Jimmy Owens

The Nativity Prep community was pleased to welcome Jimmy Owens, current Director of Clinical Services at NorthStar Learning Centers, to the school as part of its ongoing Speaker Series program on Thursday, October 5.  Mr. Owens spent time talking about the need to have a plan and to think, feel, and behave in accordance with… Continue Reading

Nativity Speaker Series Spotlight: Orgelio “Jay” Soares

Our second speaker of the year, Orgelio “Jay” Soares, joined the Nativity community on September 28.  Our first alumnus to participate, Soares shared insights about the various experiences he had at Nativity and the role that his secondary education at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School (GNBVTHS) has had on his life and… Continue Reading

Nativity Speaker Series Commences Once Again!! Spotlight: Mike Cambra

On September 21, Nativity Prep welcomed Mike Cambra, Former Chairman of local nonprofit Mission to Liberia and retired President and CEO of New England Groupage Inc., to our inaugural 2017-2018 school year Speaker Series.  Cambra spoke to Nativity students and faculty about his path through New Bedford schools to become a leader in commercial freight… Continue Reading