Search Results
Achieve Fitness
42 Merriam St, Somerville, MA 02143
Achieve Fitness is a fitness coaching facility that offers gym members a training session with a coach once per week.More Gym members have unlimited access to group classes and can participate in individualized workout programs when not meeting with a trainer.
Awards Unlimited
77 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145
Since 1979, Awards Unlimited has been making trophies, badges, ribbons and certificates to commemorate the achievementsMore of athletes, business people, community leaders, musicians and those folks who just deserve a pat on the back. Custom awards are available and their friendly staff will assist in design development with engraving and graphic options.
Professional Fitness
14 McGrath Hwy, Somerville, MA 02143
Professional Fitness is the personal training of Gold's Gym at the Twin City Plaza, and its offices are located insideMore the Gold's Gym. Services include fitness analysis, cardio training, strength training and fitness- program design. Trainers here help clients monitor their progress and coach them towards achieving their fitness goals. Training hours are by appointment only.
Lincoln Technical Institute
5 Middlesex Ave, Somerville, MA 02145
If you're looking to change careers, or gain a new certification in your current position, Lincoln Technical InstituteMore could be the place to achieve these goals. Many improvements have been made in recent years to this facility, including expansions to the campus and classrooms. The equipment used here is modern and up-to-date. Programs include criminal justice, massage therapy, medical assistant, medical administration, network communications and pharmacy technology. Tours of the facility can be scheduled by phone or Web site. The staff is friendly and helpful.
Juliana Salon
327 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
Walk-ins are welcome at Juliana's petite salon, but be sure to consult with their schedule first. (The salon closes atMore 2:30 on weekdays!)  Specializing in cuts, styling, color and make-up services, Juliana has over 15 years of experience in the salon business and two free hours of street parking gives you plenty of time to achieve the look you're after.   
Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
15 Webster Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Founded in 1996, this charter school is located on four campuses in Somerville and Cambridge and serves over 1,100More students in grades K-12. Admission is by lottery, and though open to all Massachusetts residents, students from Somerville and Cambridge are given preference.

They state that at the school "the prevailing belief is that with hard work, effective effort, perseverance through adversity, committed teachers, and invested parents, all students are capable of academic, intellectual, social, and moral excellence."

The school takes pride in its very diverse student body. Through their PTA-like group Parent-Teacher Connect, parents are active and involved. Curricula are adapted to meet the needs of each student,  and they strive for "a balanced approach" that allows students to demonstrate their knowledge not just via testing but also through "projects, exhibitions, portfolios, presentations, debates, reports, and a range of writing assignments in all subjects."

The curriculum focuses on English, math, science, social studies, computer science and the arts. Students in every grade learn Spanish, with the goal of achieving fluency. Via the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization, students compete in league and tournament sports including soccer, basketball, baseball and softball. Upper school students may also pursue cross-country, volleyball, cheerleading and track.

Their K-3 campus is located on Webster St. just outside Union Square. Their grade 4-6 campus is on Franklin St. in East Somerville. The upper school, grades 7-12, is on two campuses in Cambridge.

John F. Kennedy Elementary School
5 Cherry St, Somerville, MA 02144

Set on an expansive property just outside Porter Square, this PK-8 school's stated mission is to provide "students ofMore all levels with the tools to learn at their own pace and in their own style" while "striving to nurture the innate excitement of learning within each student to become an independent, self-directed, creative, responsible/responsive learner."

The school is home to over 450 students, and tots who just can't wait to enroll can attend the parent/toddler group that meets at the school three times a week. Notable aspects include a National History Day Contest team that consistently makes nationals, and an indoor pool. An extensive program of afterschool activities also includes programs ranging from tutoring to Math League, yoga and school news reporting. Outdoor facilities include basketball courts, playground equipment, plenty of blacktop space and a school garden.

The PTA is active and involved and plans are in the works for 2011 to establish a parent room at the school and engage a parent liaison. Kennedy is also an international demonstration site for the Quaglia Institute for Student Aspirations, a nonprofit program that aims to help students set goals and achieve them. The social-emotional curriculum, Second Step, is also taught to students in grades K-6.

Principal Dr. Anne L. Foley leads the school. Test scores are available on the school website and at www.doe.mass.edu.

West Somerville Neighborhood School
177 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA 02144

This newly renovated, state-of-the-art K-8 school is home to over 320 students, including a whip-smart ScienceMore Olympiad Team that makes a habit of winning state prizes. The school's location near Tuft's University creates opportunities for joint programs. A very active PTA hosts events and fundraisers as well as Family Nights to draw the school community together. Meanwhile, the school itself "places a strong emphasis on differentiated instruction and inclusion in the classroom for all students."

Outside, the modern building is flanked by a school garden out front, a playground on the side, and a black-top area behind the school for outdoor exercise. The school is an international demonstration site for the Quaglia Institute for Student Aspirations, a nonprofit program that aims to help students set goals and achieve them. The social-emotional curriculum, Second Step, is also taught to students in grades K-6. Numerous after-school activities are also offered.

Principal Thelma Davis leads the school. Test scores are available on the school's website and here.

Winter Hill Community School
115 Sycamore St, Somerville, MA 02145

Located in Winter Hill, this K-8 school's stated vision is to "ensure that all students excel academically, and areMore promoted from the eighth grade with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful at the secondary level."

Several partnerships with Tufts University provide reading, math and science enrichment for students. A Sheltered English Immersion Program (SEIP) offers language development support to English learners. The Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Program provides additional tutoring. But the academics and mind-building activities are not just limited to the school day. An extensive after-school program offers tutoring as well as arts, music and sports activities.

Plenty of outdoor space surrounds the school. Students can make use of the jungle gyms, several basketball courts, a school garden and a large black-top area. The school is a demonstration site for the Quaglia Institute for Student Aspirations, a nonprofit program that helps students set goals and achieve them. All students are also taught the social-emotional curriculum, Second Step.

The school is led by Principal Stephen M. Tuccelli. School stats and test scores may be found here and on the school web page.

See more »