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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IC Parish to present benefit concert for three causes

April 25th, 2016

Irish tenor Dr. Ronan Tynan

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Marlborough – Tickets are selling quickly for a concert featuring Irish tenor Ronan Tynan to be presented Friday, May 20, 7 p.m., at Immaculate Conception (IC) Church, 11 Prospect St. in downtown Marlborough. Proceeds will benefit three causes: the IC Parish Society of St. Vincent de Paul, IC School Technology Fund and World Youth Day 2016.

Saint Mary School students participate in declamation competition

April 22nd, 2016

(Front row, l to r) Camryn Hughes, Isabella Villani, Ciara Boyle, Aliya Larkin, Isabel George, Mary Seraichick; (back row, l to r) Helen Collins, Rilie Saba, Axel Johnson, Alex Nedelescu, Maria Hickson, Amanda Lo, Grace Clifford and Margaret Sullivan. (Photo/Stacey Hughes Photography)

Shrewsbury – Students from Saint Mary School in Shrewsbury recently participated in the Diocese of Worcester Speech Declamation Competition at St. Peter-Marian Junior-Senior High School. The students represented Saint Mary School well as they were successful in a variety of oratory categories. Saint Mary faculty members Mary Seraichick and Helen Collins helped prepare the students […]

School district takes the lead on student-athlete safety

April 21st, 2016

Northborough/Southborough – The Northborough-Southborough School District supports measures now wending their way through the state Legislature that make sure sports coaches are trained to recognize and respond to episodes of sudden cardiac arrest and require AED — automated external defibrillator—devices in schools.

But educators and administrators in the district did not wait for the bills to pass before taking action on their own.

Shrewsbury High School’s National Chinese Honor Society celebrates culture and first year

April 20th, 2016

Shrewsbury High School students enjoy an event hosted by the National Chinese Honor Society. (Photo/Melanie Petrucci)

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School’s (SHS) National Chinese Honor Society (NCHS) recently hosted an event at Sherwood Middle School, “Under the Chinese Lanterns,” which was a fun family night with food, games, crafts and student performances celebrating Chinese culture. The event also was a way of celebrating a very successful first year in existence at Shrewsbury High School.

Veterans collaborate on project with Westborough High students

April 20th, 2016

Westborough High School students and local veterans.

Westborough – Westborough Youth and Family Services Director John Badenhausen recently led an initiative to bring together students from Westborough High School with area veterans. Students from two of Molly Lonergan’s English classes conducted one-on-one interviews with veterans who had served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. “Our goal is to make […]

‘Art in Bloom’ featured at the Southborough Public Library

April 15th, 2016

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Southborough – Twenty-five creative floral arrangements — each interpreting a unique, original piece of art — were displayed at the Southborough Public Library April 7- 9. For the second time, the Southborough Gardeners collaborated with Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students to present “Art in Bloom.” They previously worked together in 2013.

NEF’s Trivia Night raises $9,000; launches Chromebook campaign

April 14th, 2016

Team Nerds with Friends took first place in NEF’s Team Trivia night. Team members Peter Olson, Leigh King, Linda Broderick and Lorie Caldicott are staff members from Lincoln Street School.

Northborough – Forty-eight teams matched wits at the Northborough Education Foundation’s (NEF) seventh annual Team Trivia Night April 1 which raised $9,000. It was also the kickoff to a new Chromebook for Classroom campaign. The Trivia Night was a battle through five rounds with 10 questions per round. Questions included history, politics, pop culture, science, […]

Motivational speaker Kevin Wanzer inspires Northborough students and residents

April 14th, 2016

“Choose To Love” 10th anniversary book cover

Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School welcomed motivational comedian and professional speaker Kevin Wanzer the evening of March 31.

Preparing for 10th annual 5K Walk/Run for Autism

April 13th, 2016

Liam Clinton, 14, and his mother, Simone, at a past 5K Walk/Run for Autism 

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Southborough – The New England Center for Children (NECC) in Southborough is preparing for its 10th annual 5K Walk/Run for Autism to be held Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m., starting and finishing at the Margaret A. Neary Elementary School. To celebrate the fundraiser’s decade anniversary, NECC recently hosted an evening kickoff event at the P. Brent Trottier Middle School. There, Simone Clinton of Framingham shared success stories of her son Liam, an NECC student for 10 years.

Oak Middle School student chosen to attend STEM workshop at West Point

April 11th, 2016

Evan Arsenault (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Like many boys his age, Evan Arsenault leads a busy life. A seventh-grade student at the Oak Middle School, he has a full curriculum which includes studying Chinese. He plays hockey, baseball, basketball, skis and plays the piano. And this May, Evan will be adding one more exciting thing to his schedule when he attends a prestigious four-day STEM workshop hosted by the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York.

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