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St. Bernadette School to hold open house

January 19th, 2016

Northborough – St. Bernadette School, 266 Main St. (Route 20), Northborough, will host an open house for those interested in enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year Sunday, Jan. 31, from 1 – 3 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Hudson school to honor beloved principal in 50th year

January 15th, 2016

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As a committee plans activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Joseph L. Mulready Elementary School in Hudson, a subcommittee is fundraising for a memorial bench to perpetually honor William “Bill” T. Maguire, its first principal with a 40-year commitment to the district. He passed away at age 67 in 2007.

Southborough Rotary seeks performers

January 14th, 2016

Southborough – The Southborough Rotary Club is looking for talented performers from grade 5 to adult to participate in the 16th annual Talent Show to be held Friday, March 11. Auditions will take place Monday, Jan. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. in the P. Brent Trottier Middle School auditorium, 49 Parkerville Road. For more information […]

Hudson choir visits State House

January 14th, 2016

The Hudson High School Camerata Acapella Choir and choir director Jeannette McLellan at the State House. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Representative Kate Hogan, D-Stow, and Secretary of the Commonwealth William Gavin welcomed the Hudson High School Camerata Acapella Choir to the State House for a holiday performance Dec. 18. Under the domed ceiling of Memorial Hall, the group sang “Silent Night” with the Mass. Gold Star Families Christmas Tree in the background.  

‘Lion King, Kids’ a roaring success at Peaslee

January 14th, 2016

Cast of “Lion King, Kids,” recently performed at Peaslee School. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – The Marguerite E. Peaslee Elementary School had a cast of 64 students perform “Lion King, Kids” Dec. 17 and 18. Peaslee’s first theater production included students from kindergarten through fifth grade who had attended afterschool rehearsals since early October.

Shrewsbury Montessori School to hold open house Jan. 23

January 13th, 2016

Shrewsbury Montessori School

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Montessori School, one school with two campuses in Auburn and Shrewsbury, has been educating children for over 40 years. The school offers an authentic Montessori school serving children from ages three to grade six. The success of the school lies in the focus on the Montessori philosophy, the dedicated faculty, and the […]

St. Mary School to hold open house

January 11th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – St. Mary School, 16 Summer St., Shrewsbury, will host its open house and registration for the 2016-2017 school year Sunday, Jan. 31, from 1 – 3 p.m. Classroom tours will be given for pre-school to eighth grade. St. Mary School welcomes students and families from all faiths and ethnic backgrounds.

ARHS students hope to help peers through body image campaign

January 8th, 2016

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Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students Kate Kalinowski and Kira Porter met in their business research class. As part of the course curriculum, the duo paired up to create a project for the annual DECA competition. DECA is an international association of high school students, college students and teachers with the goal of preparing leaders and entrepreneurs for careers and education in marketing, finance, hospitality, management and other business areas.

Shrewsbury Education Foundation announces sponsor of annual recognition dinner

January 8th, 2016

Howard Grossman presents the $5,000 donation check to Shrewsbury Education Foundation representatives. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – The Board of Directors of The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF), recently announced that Howard Grossman, of Grossman Development Group, LLC in Southborough will be “Presenting Sponsor” of its upcoming annual Recognitions Dinner Saturday, Jan. 23, at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club in Boylston. Grossman, founder of Grossman Development Group, LLC, has over 35 years […]

Without a ballroom, Algonquin students are dancing in the hallway

January 4th, 2016

Hannah Eisenhofer (left) and Justin Stott

Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) senior Justin Stott likes to dance the international rumba. Junior Gabriella Thompson likes the waltz.

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