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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Massachusetts Department of Education

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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The Early Learning Center at Fay School opening September 2017

September 13th, 2016

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Southborough – Fay School recently announced the launch of The Early Learning Center at Fay School (ELC), an early childhood program for children 2 years, 9 months, through age 5. The ELC represents the evolution of Fay’s pre-kindergarten program, which began in 2010. It will retain many of the distinguishing features of the Pre-K program, […]

St. Mary Family Festival kicks off Sept. 10

September 7th, 2016

Volunteers work together at the 2015 festival. 
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Shrewsbury – The 2016 St. Mary Family Festival will kick off Saturday, Sept. 10, with the 5K Road Race beginning at 8:30 a.m. with registration. This is followed by the Pancake Breakfast Sunday, Sept. 11, with special guest appearances by your favorite Disney characters. Breakfast will be served from 8 – 11a.m. in the Parish […]

‘Saturdays at Fay’ to present ‘That Ukulele Man, Danno Sullivan’

September 7th, 2016

Danno Sullivan

Southborough – “Saturdays at Fay” is a series of free Saturday morning programs designed for children ages 2-8. On Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10-11 a.m. the school will present “That Ukulele Man, Danno Sullivan.” Sing along, laugh a lot, and learn some hilarious songs, then go home and try them yourself! Space is limited so […]

Grafton Student awarded $25,000 scholarship for scientific achievement

August 25th, 2016

Katherine Hudek

Grafton – The Davidson Institute of Talent Development has announced the 2016 Davidson Fellows. Among the honorees is 17-year-old Katherine Hudek of Grafton. Hudek won a $25,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship for her project, “Quacee: A New Quantum Programming Language for Specifying Quantum Computations.” She is one of only 20 students from across the country to […]

Westborough High volunteer brings enthusiasm to local retirement home

August 20th, 2016

Anjali Arigela (Photo/Nance Ebert)

Westborough – Toward the end of the school year, the residents at The Highlands Gracious Retirement Living had begun to familiarize themselves with a new and energetic presence. They had someone to help with technology, oversee activities and even encourage physical activity with a lot of laughter.

Mayor, Council welcome Japanese students

August 20th, 2016

A group of students and faculty members from Akiruno, Japan are welcomed to Marlborough at the July 25 City Council meeting.  They were presented with citations and gifts from Mayor Arthur Vigeant and City Council President Edward Clancy. A member of the teaching staff of Marlborough Public Schools, Nancy Klein, organizes the event which has been held for the past several years.

Marlborough-The cultural exchange between Marlborough and Akiruno, Japan moved forward and continued to flourish as students, educators and host families were welcomed by Mayor Arthur Vigeant and the City Council at the council’s July 25th meeting. The traditional exchange of gifts took place as introductions were made and hospitality warmly extended.

Avidia donates $2,000 to the Westborough Education Foundation

August 16th, 2016

(l to r) Rhiannon Hernandez, Westborough assistant vice president market manager of Avidia Bank; Maureen Johnson, president of the Westborough Education Foundation; Suzanne Laperle, Westborough branch manager of Avidia Bank; Kim Perkins, Westborough branch manager of Avidia Bank
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Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,000 to the Westborough Education Foundation. This donation is to help fund grant requests from teachers. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

Bonner graduated from United States Air Force Academy

August 11th, 2016

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Region – Second Lieutenant Caitlin E. Bonner of Dripping Springs, Texas graduated from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. June 2. She completed a bachelor of science degree in management receiving a distinguished management major award for performing in the top 10 percent of her academic major. In addition, Bonner has been […]

Nolli wins Shrewsbury Woman’s Club scholarship

August 11th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Woman’s Club recently presented a $1,000 scholarship during its annual meeting and luncheon at Wachusett Country Club May 6 to Reno V. Nolli, of Shrewsbury and his parents, Reno and Christine Nolli. Reno is a graduate of St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury and will attend Loyola University Maryland to study […]

United Way of Tri-County Tools for School backpack drive under way

August 8th, 2016

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Region – Close to 700 families with school-age children in the Metrowest/I-495 area will receive backpacks filled with school supplies through the United Way of Tri-County’s Tools for School program.

For 22 years, the United Way of Tri-County has been bringing together local businesses, faith organizations, and individuals to hold supply drives and sponsor children with a backpack and school supplies for their first day back to school.

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