Leading the Nation is a statewide celebration in which Massachusetts public schools and local communities will showcase their students’ academic and creative successes.

How are Beverly Schools Leading the Nation?

Leading the Nation Event Calendar

  • Monday, May 7
  • Tuesday, May 8
    • North Beverly Salute to the States 7 pm
  • Wednesday, May 9
  • Thursday, May 10
    • Briscoe Musical Opening Night
  • Friday, May 11

Ten Beverly High School students received All Star Awards at the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild's High School Drama Festival. Congratulations to Jacqui Carr for Performance, Andi Amidon and Kayli Kotchian for Hair & Make-up, Naomi Weiss, Amanda Desmond, Ella Colten, Abby Bettencourt, Emily Rosenberg, and Mandy Rosenberg for Costumes.

Congratulations to the following students who won recognition in the Scholastic Art Awards:

Laurel Fielder Gold Key Painting - Boat on Vineyard Waters

Kevin MacDonald Silver Key Mixed Media - Found in thought, lost in fog

Kevin MacDonald Silver Key Painting - ABHORRNET (1 and 2)

Samantha Carnevale Honorable Mention Ceramics & Glass- African Culture Tile

Congratulations to BHS Model United Nations delegates, Jennie Krigbaum, Laina Meagher, and Ibrahima Diagne, who won "Honorable Mention" awards at the conference at MIT.

Destination Imagination

On to Globals! Congratulations to six Beverly elementary school students (5 from Cove School and 1 from Hannah) and their two team managers who placed 1st in the Destination Imagination Regionals and then again at States! This amazing accomplishment qualifies them to go to Tennessee to compete at Globals in May where 15+ countries are represented and compete against each other.


In conjunction with the Planning For Success model, Beverly has created a three-year District Improvement Plan with annual Action Plans on various Initiatives.

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