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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Mulready School nurse honored as an Unsung Heroine

July 29th, 2016

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Hudson – This year’s last day of school was extraordinary for Elaine McKenna of Hudson. On the same day that she retired after serving as school nurse for 20 years at J. L. Mulready Elementary School, McKenna was also recognized as an Unsung Heroine during a ceremony at the Massachusetts Statehouse.

Opportunity to host international students at Marlborough High School

July 25th, 2016

Marlborough – Marlborough High School has partnered with gphomestay to bring international students to the school for the 2016-2017 school year. The school is currently looking for Marlborough families that are interested in hosting. The ideal host family will have a student attending Marlborough High School for the 2016-2017 school year, will primarily speak English […]

ARHS graduates featured in new Pop TV docuseries

July 18th, 2016

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Northborough/Southborough – Two graduates of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) are featured, along with the rest of their six-person a cappella group, The Hexachords, in Season 2 of the hit Pop TV docuseries, “Sing It On.” Xander Teplansky (class of 2012) and Linnea Henningson (class of 2014), were both active in the music program at ARHS and former members of Algonqapella, the high school’s a cappella group.

Sculpture dedicated at Whitcomb School

July 15th, 2016

The Panther sculpture (Photos/submitted)

Marlborough – A symbol of Marlborough Schools’ pride now prowls the grounds at the entrance to 1Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School. On June 23, district officials dedicated a new Panther sculpture, which matches the one dedicated at the beginning of the 2015-16 school year at Marlborough High School (MHS). The sculptures – created by […]

Wiffle ball tournament to be held in Shrewsbury

July 13th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The 6th annual Jacob M. Boudreau Memorial Wiffle Ball Tournament to benefit the Jacob M. Boudreau Memorial Scholarship Fund will be held the Calvin Coolidge Elementary School fields, 1 Florence St., Saturday, July 23.

Westborough Historical Society announces 2016 scholarship recipient

July 13th, 2016

Hayley McLeod (l) with Cary Mulrain, Westborough Historical Society president
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Westborough – Hayley McLeod has been named as the recipient of the Westborough Historical Society’s (WHS) 2016 scholarship. She received a check for $1,000 from WHS President Cary Mulrain at a recent event. McLeod plans to major in business at Emmanuel College in Boston this fall.

Friends of the Shrewsbury Library announce 2016 scholarship recipient

July 13th, 2016

(l to r) Ellen Dolan, director, Shrewsbury Public Library, Liam Monahan, and Carrie Hendricks, president, Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library Board. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – The Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library announced the recipient of the 2016 scholarship in the amount of $1,000, which benefits a Shrewsbury resident that has graduated this spring from a local high school and will continue his or her education this fall as a full-time student working toward a bachelor’s or associate’s […]

St. Mary School principal announces retirement

July 10th, 2016

Retiring St. Mary School Principal Joan Barry with some of her students. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Joan T. Barry, principal of St. Mary School in Shrewsbury, is retiring at the end of June, following 45 years in elementary and middle school education and eight years as principal of St. Mary School. Barry’s academic career includes serving as assistant principal at Shrewsbury Middle School, principal at Millennium School and Stony […]

LeDuc retires from Assabet after 32 years

July 10th, 2016

(l to r) Assabet retirees, Jack Lage and Gino Brazeau, with Marie LeDuc. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – The Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School staff and students recently showered Marie LeDuc with cards, gifts, and well wishes as she headed to retirement after being at the school for 32 years. LeDuc started out in the cafeteria, but eventually became the school’s matron on the custodial staff.

Dupree wins South Street Diner scholarship

July 1st, 2016

Mark Sullivan and Phyllis Keene, the proprietors of the South Street Diner with Maria Dupree, scholarship recipient. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Westborough – Over the years, Maria Dupree, who just graduated from Westborough High School, has always enjoyed eating at the South Street Diner. Whether it was just catching up with friends or unwinding after a “grueling mid-term,” it was a favorite place to dine. And now thanks to her essay […]

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