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Westborough – Inna Wegner, a University of Massachusetts student from Westborough, has received one of the state’s new High-Demand Scholarships, awarded to students pursuing careers for which the state has an urgent need for skilled talent. The scholarships will assist students who are majoring in health care, STEM, business and finance sectors, and planning careers [...]
Marlborough – Young adults ages 16 to 21 took their first step toward entering the workforce April 4 by attending the 11th annual Teen Job Fair at the Pleasant Street Clubhouse of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest (BGCM). Representatives from local businesses answered questions and offered advice. They also provided applications for full- and part-time work for this summer and year-round.
Southborough – “The Ukulele Man,” aka Danno Sullivan (right) sings a Sesame Street favorite, “Rubby Ducky,” Nathan plays with a big rubber duck. Sullivan appeared at the school as part of a free series hosted by the school called “Saturdays at Fay.” Photo/Fallon Keenan
Westborough – The sixth-grade students on the Fireflies team at the Mill Pond School cafeteria presented to the community their final interdisciplinary projects about an African country for Africa United Day April 11. The students worked on the project in every subject for two months. The purpose, their teachers said, was to teach the students and town members about these countries and their current issues.
Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) will be presenting “Our Town” in celebration of the 75th anniversary of Thornton Wilder’s 1938 Broadway production. The Pulitzer prize-winning play celebrates the mundane, depicting average people living unremarkable lives. Teacher Tom Alera will be directing the production.
Alera has been the director of theater and speech and has taught English at ARHS since 1998. His background, though, is rooted heavily in theater. He studied theater in New York City and is on the board of directors for New England Theater Conference. For Alera, directing Our Town has been a long time coming.
Shrewsbury/Westborough – This summer, Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, through its Partnership For Healthy Pathways Initiative with Westborough Youth and Family Services, will once again offer “You Go, Girl!,” a youth development program and group for girls age 11 to 14. The program will be held at the Forbes Municipal Building in Westborough from July [...]
Shrewsbury – Although the four students from Oak Middle School who recently participated in a state district competition for National History Day did not move onto the finals, the competition nevertheless was rewarding and inspiring, they all said.
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) students and faculty gathered at the Shrewbury Towers April 13 to raise the spirits of the residents there who had their cars vandalized earlier this week. The school collected donations from students during their lunch period for this community service project and in one day raised $350.
Shrewsbury – Sherwood Middle School sixth grader, Thomas Pitney (left) guides a group through a tour of the new Sherwood Middle School on April 6. The school was open for the community to take part in student-guided tours of the new facility. Photo/Mary Pritchard
Shrewsbury -St. Mary School sixth graders Julie Baril, Erin Beauchemin, and Peter Belbin share their science projects in the St. Mary School Science Fair held at the school on April 10. According to their science teacher, Michael Moakley, students in grades 5-8 have been working on their projects since January and winners will compete in the Worcester Diocese Science Fair in May.