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Unity in Shrewsbury

January 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Students at the Calvin Coolidge Elementary School (grades K-4) and staff members recently drew their own portraits which were then all hung in the school lobby with the words: “Many Yet One.” Photo/submitted

Assabet Valley robotics team hosts kickoff for 2017 competition

January 22nd, 2017

Marlborough – Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School’s Robotics Team, the Aztechs 157, hosted a local kickoff for this year’s FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Competition Jan. 7. Local high school teams, who had been waiting since last fall, gathered to learn the name of this year’s game and to pick up game kits. Twenty-five dedicated teams with over 300 people attended the event in spite of a winter storm advisory that was in effect.

Saint Mary School to host open house events

January 22nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Saint Mary School, 16 Summer St., in Shrewsbury will host an open house and registration for the 2017-2018 school year Sunday, Jan. 29, from 1 – 3 p.m. Classroom tours will be held for pre-school (starting at 2.9 years), kindergarten, elementary school (grades 1-4) and middle school (grades 5-8). Visitors will learn more […]

HHS students foster civic engagement through ‘Unity Club’

January 15th, 2017

Hudson – In December, students at Hudson High School (HHS) found posters in many of their classrooms that proclaimed, among other things, “Ignorance is not bliss.”

Quinn School to present ‘Cinderella and the Substitute Fairy Godmother’

January 15th, 2017

Hudson – The David J. Quinn Middle School, 201 Manning St., Hudson, will present the play “Cinderella and the Substitute Fairy Godmother” Thursday and Friday, Jan. 26 and 27, at 7 p.m. The play takes place on the night of the royal ball and Cinderella must get to the palace if she is ever to […]

St. Mary School participates in book drive for Worcester school

January 15th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Saint Mary School in Shrewsbury recently welcomed a visit from seven AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) students, Principal Dr. Siobhan Dennis (Saint Mary School Class of 1991), and teacher Lisa Carignan from Columbus Park School in Worcester. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in […]

Applications now available for Youth in Philanthropy spring programs

January 12th, 2017

Region – The Foundation for MetroWest is currently accepting applications for their Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) programs to take place this spring in Hopkinton, Sudbury and Wellesley. Applications are currently being accepted online at through Tuesday, Jan. 17, with programs beginning in late January. YIP-Hopkinton will be held at the Hopkinton Center for the […]

FaySummer registration opens Jan. 15

January 10th, 2017

Southborough – Registration opens Sunday, Jan. 15, for FaySummer, Fay School’s summer programs for children and teens ages 3-15. FaySummer Day Camp offers nine one-week sessions that include daily swim lessons, arts and crafts, sports and games, drama, science and more. FaySummer Specialty Camps are also offered as one-week sessions, with a half-day focus on a topic of interest […]

Assabet Valley students to launch self-awareness campaign

December 26th, 2016

Marlborough – Students at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School were recently awarded a grant to create a program to inspire peers to be more self-aware and spread kindness. Deborah Harper, Bill May and Dennis Whitney, design and visual communications teachers at Assabet, applied for a mini-grant from the Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce to fund the project.

Assabet drafting students go racing

December 26th, 2016

Marlborough – A group of students in the Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School drafting program recently came in third in an RC (remote controlled) racing event held at Ipswich High School. There were seven other teams at the event from various schools in New England. Assabet was able to enter two cars as the […]

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