Education

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The Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School, Marlborough

Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough and Southborough

Assabet Valley Regional Technical School, Marlborough

Fay School, Marlborough

Hillside School, Marlborough

Hudson Public Schools

Immaculate Conception School, Marlborough

Marlborough Public Schools

Northborough –Southborough Public Schools

St. John’s High School, Shrewsbury

St. Mark’s School, Southborough

Shrewsbury Public Schools

Westborough Public Schools

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Public is invited to WHS Homecoming Festival

October 19th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough High School Student Council will be holding its annual Homecoming Festival Saturday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature booths and activities for kids of all ages, food, prizes, raffles, and a huge silent auction.

Marlborough students come together to help hurricane victims

October 18th, 2017

Marlborough – In response to the recent Hurricane Harvey disaster, 1Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School teachers and students discussed this tragedy and brainstormed how to help.

Westborough Education Foundation Trivia Bee Nov. 6

October 18th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough Education Foundation will host the 10th annual Trivia Bee on Monday, Nov. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Westborough’s DoubleTree Hotel, 5400 Computer Drive.

Public is invited to WHS Homecoming Festival

October 15th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough High School Student Council will be holding its annual Homecoming Festival Saturday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature booths and activities for kids of all ages, food, prizes, raffles, and a huge silent auction. Westborough High School’s football teams will be playing against Wachusett Regional […]

Shrewsbury Education Foundation announces seventh annual Trivia Night

October 11th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will hold its seventh annual Trivia Night fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 4 at Maironis Park, 52 S. Quinsigamond Ave., Shrewsbury. The night will begin with “Happy Half Hour” at 6:30 p.m. followed by games at 7 p.m. It will be emceed once again by Hank Stolz from The Hank Stolz Experience on Charter TV 3.

T-Hawk nation welcomes new principal 

October 10th, 2017

Northborough/Southborough – Sara Pragluski Walsh, Ed.D., feels fortunate to wake up every morning and to go to work in a field that she truly loves. Walsh is the new principal of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) and has been learning all about T-Hawk nation since she officially started July 1.

The Northborough Education Foundation awards over $36,000 in school grants

October 10th, 2017

Northborough – The Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) awarded $36,075 in funds to 18 grant recipients during a ceremony held at the Northborough Free Library Sept. 15.

Young Marlborough novelist mixes life experiences with the paranormal for her first book debuts novel

October 10th, 2017

Marlborough – On Feb. 14, in a log cabin in New Hampshire, words poured out of Laura Nelson’s mind as she began writing her first book, “Hiraeth: Insomnia of the Heart.” Two months later, in the same cabin with no Wi-Fi, TV or cable to distract her, Laura completed her novel. A freshman at Marlborough High School, Laura has always been a voracious reader, especially of fantasy and science fiction works.

Marlborough schools offer help for English language learners

October 5th, 2017

Marlborough – The influx of immigrants to the United States has driven the growth of English language learners and the need for educators who are skilled in teaching this unique group of people. According to Face the Facts USA, a project of George Washington University, 10 percent of all public school students in the U.S. are English as Second Language (ESL) Learners/English Language Learners (ELLs) meaning they have limited English proficiency.

Former NBA star Chris Herren to speak at Saint John’s High School

September 28th, 2017

Shrewsbury – As part of its ongoing commitment to the health, wellness, and education of its student body and school community, Saint John’s High School will welcome former NBA star and motivational speaker Chris Herren to campus for a series of events Thursday, Oct. 5.

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