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Colonial Day for Grafton fifth-graders

May 12th, 2016

Students in Colonial dress try traditional courting dances.

Grafton – On April 15, fifth-graders at Millbury Street Elementary School took a step back to Colonial times. They spent the day learning how people from that time period lived. The students made their own candles, stenciled placemats, and created their own tin luminaries. They practiced their calligraphy alphabet on their own hornbooks. The classes […]

Fay School to showcase collection of presidential autographs and documents

May 9th, 2016

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Southborough – In the early 1900s, Fay School’s second headmaster, Waldo B. Fay, began a collection of presidential autographs. He wrote to sitting presidents and asked each one to contribute his signature. Over the years, alumni and friends of Fay added to the collection, and today, Fay has a complete set of documents featuring the autographs of every president. This year, in honor of Fay’s 150th anniversary, Fay’s Board of Trustees restored and reframed the collection, so they could share this exciting snapshot of history with the community.

St. Mary’s celebrates Opening Day at Fenway

May 6th, 2016

(l to r) Gabriel, Griffin, Sean and Quinn give a Red Sox cheer.

Shrewsbury – The children at St. Mary Preschool showed their Red Sox spirit, as they celebrated Opening Day at Fenway Park April 11 and 12. They wore anything Red Sox-related – hats, t-shirts, sweatshirts and even red socks. Lunch was served, and the children enjoyed Fenway franks, popcorn and juice. It was truly a festive […]

HCH alumni to reunite for Hudson 150 parade

May 6th, 2016

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Hudson – Five decades of Hudson Catholic High (HCH) alumni are preparing for a unique all-school reunion. The HCH alumni walking unit and “Green Wave” float will help the town celebrate its 150th anniversary in the Hudson Sesquicentennial Parade on Sunday, Sept. 18. Concurrently, they’ll remember a Hudson landmark for 50 of the town’s 150 […]

Hudson High sophomores get a financial reality check

May 3rd, 2016

Awaiting the outcome of the Wheel of Fortune at the Reality Fair are Hudson High School sophomores (l to r) Matthew Reynolds, Jasper Chang, Sam Stout and Michael Cuddy, whose spin cost him $150 for a speeding ticket. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Hudson – Hudson High School (HHS) sophomores now have a better idea how to manage a monthly budget after attending the annual Reality Fair held April 15. The fair taught them a financial lesson designed as an interactive game, noted Scott Darlington, HHS teacher and Career Pathways program specialist.

Assabet Notice of Equal Opportunity

May 3rd, 2016

Hudson/Marlborough – Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran’s status or homeless status. Equal Opportunity applies to all areas of services, programs, activities, and employment. These assurances are made in compliance […]

Shrewsbury High School student’s vocal talent showcased at local concert

May 3rd, 2016

Johanna Geremia (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) junior Johanna Geremia performed at the Sounds of Stow Chorus and Orchestra’s 37th annual winter concert March 20 as the soprano soloist.

Fifth-graders visited by live birds of prey

May 3rd, 2016

Julie Ann Collier from WingMasters with a peregrine falcon. (Photo/submitted)

Grafton – On April 8, the Millbury Street Elementary School (MSES) fifth-graders had a special visit from Julie Ann Collier of WingMasters. She came to visit with many birds of prey and the students had a chance to meet and learn about them all. She introduced the students to an American kestrel, a red-tailed hawk, […]

Central One Federal Credit Union supports youth financial literacy

May 3rd, 2016

Shrewsbury – For more than a decade, Central One Federal Credit Union has offered “The Road to Financial Independence” (RTFI), a financial literacy program, to students at Shrewsbury High School. Each year, all seniors taking math courses receive this important education before graduation. RTFI is designed to help young adults navigate everyday financial matters by teaching them how to make responsible financial decisions through the use of budgeting.

Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awards grant to Sudbury school

May 3rd, 2016

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Marlborough – Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awarded the Nixon Elementary School PTO in Sudbury a grant for cultural enrichment programs for their students. The Charitable Foundation recently presented the Nixon School PTO a $500 grant towards its Educational Enrichment Fund, which is responsible for facilitating school-wide and grade-specific programs that enhance and complement the classroom experience.

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