November 5th, 2013
Westborough – This year, 36 teams put on their thinking caps for the Westborough Education Foundation’s (WEF) sixth annual Trivia Bee, held Nov. 4 at the Doubletree Hotel. Community leaders judging the antics were Library Director Maureen Ambrosino, Police Chief Alan Gordon and Superintendent Marianne O’Connor. Joe Harrington returned as master of ceremonies. WEF provides [...]
November 1st, 2013
Hudson – Town and state officials participated in a dedication ceremony Oct. 30 for the new $43.3 million Quinn Middle School, which replaced the 45-year-old JFK Middle School.
Speakers included Massachusetts School Building Authority Executive Director Jack McCarthy; state Sen. Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton; state Rep. Kate Hogan, D-Stow; Superintendent Dr. Kevin Lyons; Quinn Middle School Principal Brian Daniels; Tammy Ducey, a JFK Middle School Building Committee member; and Leigh Sherwood of OMR Architects. Representing the school’s students were seventh-graders Jordyn Yates and Bryce Miranda.
October 31st, 2013
Northborough – Northborough Police Chief Mark Leahy released this statement this afternoon: This morning at 9:30 a.m., members of the Massachusetts State Police K-9 Unit and Northborough Police Department made an unannounced search of Algonquin Regional High School. State Troopers with drug dogs searched the building and parking lots. No individuals were searched by the [...]
October 30th, 2013
Westborough – The Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) will host its annual Trivia Bee Monday, Nov. 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in Westborough to support Westborough Public Schools. Returning champions, the Westborough Little League and Softball team, will compete against 35 other teams. Like past years, the Bee will feature questions about New [...]
October 30th, 2013
Marlborough – The Marlborough High School (MHS) class of 2014 followed the lead of last year’s seniors and announced their superlatives in the fall instead of the spring, so that photos could get published in the yearbook. That schedule is expected to continue, according to class advisor Paula Ryder.
“The kids have known each other for a long time, so they already know who they’re going to vote for in the fall,” she said.
October 29th, 2013
Westborough – Central One Federal Credit Union recently celebrated the grand opening of their newest branch in Westborough High School. With the cutting of the ribbon, the Credit Union opened their second high school bank after a branch in Shrewsbury High School was created four years ago.
David L’Ecuyer, the president and CEO of Central One Federal Credit Union, said, “We believe in investing in young people.” The new branch, he added, provides an “unbelievable opportunity to be prepared before going out in the community.”
October 24th, 2013
Shrewsbury – St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury has donated 36 new computers to the Be Like Brit orphanage in Grand Goâve, Haiti. Len and Cherylann Gengel and their son Bernie picked up the computers from St. John’s to be brought to the orphanage that is now home to 35 children. The Be Like Brit [...]
October 17th, 2013
Region – Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School recently announced that David Stockbridge has been named the 2014 Massachusetts Art Education Association (MAEA) Secondary Art Educator of the Year. Stockbridge followed a dream to teach through a very circuitous route. As he puts it, after taking a few college courses, “Life moved on. I married [...]
October 13th, 2013
Westborough – Westborough High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School Award for its athletics program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention and treatment. “As [...]
October 13th, 2013
Westborough – After serving seven years as the athletic director and six years as an assistant principal, Brian Callaghan is the new principal at Westborough High School (WHS). He brings to the position nearly 20 years of experience in education.