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The 6th Taste of the Merrimack Valley
Amazing Food for a Worthy cause

On Wednesday, October 11th, YDO hosted its annual fundraiser, the Taste of the the Merrimack Valley. This year, YDO had the honor of breaking in a…

Partial Eclipse from the Park

Just one day before the start of the LPS 2017/18 school year, on August 21st, a group of YDO students gathered at the O'Connell South Common to observe the solar eclipse that was captivating much…

Parents-Only Paint Nite '17

For Cinco de Mayo 2017, YDO hosted one of its favorite parent engagement activities - Parents-Only Paint Nite.


YDO's Fine Arts Fellow, Adam Hernandez, and his mother Michelle (…

YDO, SCFG Host 3rd Annual STEM Event

On Saturday, April 15th, YDO and Science Club for Girls hosted the 3rd Annual "Everybody Loves Science" - an exciting, interactive showcase of…

YDO Invited to Join STEM Ed Discussion

On Thursday, March 23rd, at the invitation of Salem State University, YDO participated in a stakeholders' roundtable aimed at “Strengthening the Latino Pipeline into STEM+M Fields." The focus on…

Performing Project Fundraiser Held in Newburyport

The 6th Annual Performing Project fundraiser was held at the Newburyport Senior Center on Saturday, March 25th. As per usual, the event…