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Spring Street students learn powerful lesson about helping others

April 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – When the first grade students in Martha Kinback’s class at the Spring Street School heard that her daughter, Emily Anderson, was planning to run in the Boston Marathon this year to raise funds for the Massachusetts General Hospital Down Syndrome Clinic, they decided they wanted to support her. Anderson, who is Kinback’s daughter, […]

Young women participate in STEM conference

April 17th, 2017

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough – About 150 girls in fifth through eighth grade attended the 10th Northboro Junior Woman’s Club STEM Conference for girls March 25 at Algonquin Regional High School. Urologic Surgeon at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts Medical School Dr. Oneeka Williams was the keynote speaker. […]

Westborough High School Marching Band plays at Fenway Park

April 13th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough High School Marching Band had the honor of playing the national anthem at the Boston Red Sox versus the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park April 11. (Video/courtesy The Kurtz Family)

Fidrych Foundation to offer scholarship for high school seniors with special needs

April 9th, 2017

Region – The Mark Fidrych Foundation, Inc., is offering tuition assistance to a deserving student who has successfully met the challenges imposed by his or her disability. This year the Foundation will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships to be used toward tuition expenses. To be eligible, applicants must be on an IEP or physically handicapped, […]

Tufts University Cummings School outreach program challenges kids to build STEM skills

April 9th, 2017

Grafton – There’s no doubt that most children love pets. But can that child-animal bond help them expand their education? Dr. Cyndie Webster, associate chair for research at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, thinks so.

Staples supports NEF’s Chromebooks for Classrooms campaign

April 2nd, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) has been awarded $5,000 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change that allows Staples associates around the globe to direct more than $2 million in donations each year. The grant was awarded at the recommendation of NEF […]

Westborough Town Meeting approves school budget and articles

April 2nd, 2017

Westborough – Westborough School Superintendent Amber Bock presented the fiscal year (FY) 2018 school budget of $48,600,484 to Town Meeting March 18 at Westborough High School.

Westborough students to hold fifth annual Spring Greening Drive

April 2nd, 2017

Westborough – Westborough students are hosting its fifth annual Spring Greening Drive at each of the town’s public schools from Monday, March 27 through Friday, April 7. The students will be collecting gently-used clothing, shoes, toys, books and other items for the organization Cradles to Crayons which serves children ages 0-12 in low-income situations. (More […]

Schools’ cultural exchange builds connections

March 30th, 2017

Hudson – A group of Hudson High School (HHS) ninth- through 12th-graders of elective classes including conflict resolution, ethics and sociology welcomed guests March 7 from Boston Day and Evening Academy (BDEA), an alternative public charter high school in Roxbury.

Saturday workshops at Fay School for ages 6-12

March 29th, 2017

Southborough – Fay School is hosting a series of sports clinics and hands-on workshops for children ages 6-12 on Saturday mornings in April. Fay varsity coaches will be holding clinics for tennis, baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse, while Fay faculty will be teaching workshops ranging from improv and printmaking to circuitry and introductory French. There will also […]

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