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Team sets new YDO record at MASO ’17


On Saturday, March 4th, YDO students competed in the Massachusetts Science Olympiad, held annually at Assumption College in Worcester. YDO has been participating in the tournament since 2008. This year’s…

DI Teams Finish Just Shy of States


Destination Imagination is a global community that uses open-ended academic challenges in STEM, the fine arts, and service learning to foster students’ creativity & curiosity and help them…

YDO STEM kids try to escape the room


During February school vacation, YDO made time for a fun, research field trip to Boston. A small group of students from the STEM Design Lab visited Trapologyand found themselves locked in a room with…

YDO STEMinistas ‘Making the Grade’


SPARKING ENTHUSIASM FOR SCIENCE Through the hard work and connections of Science Club for Girls, YDO’s Cambridge-based partner, a group of our middle school ladies will forever remember that time…

YDO Enters Methuen Festival of Trees


About a year ago, Mike Diodati approached YDO’s staff looking for an opportunity to volunteer to help the organization. YDO’s answer to Mike was “What are you passionate about? What…

YDO Names Parent Volunteer of the Year


On Tuesday, November 22nd, YDO hosted the second annual YDO Gives Thanks, a potluck dinner to celebrate another year of family, friends, and accomplishment. At this event, the most important tradition…