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Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation welcomes two new benefactors

June 10th, 2017

Region – For over 25 years, the Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation has been managing and awarding scholarships to high school seniors and adults seeking further education to help defray the cost of college. Through the Dollars for Scholars program, over 1,000 scholarships have been awarded to date, totaling roughly $600,000. This year, there will be two […]

Project Unify brings Trottier students together

June 10th, 2017

Southborough – Project Unify was founded last year at the P. Brent Trottier Middle School and has already made a huge impact with club members, students in the Transitional Learning Center (TLC), the Assabet Valley Collaborative, and faculty.

Oak Middle School student gives back to her library

June 10th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Nancy Bedard, the library media specialist at Oak Middle School, had been wanting a “drop box” for years. She was approached by the Student Voice Club, which is community service based, and asked if there was anything needed for the library. Without hesitation, she requested this item.

Making Tracks for Technology’ fundraiser to be held at Coolidge School

June 10th, 2017

Shrewsbury – “Making Tracks for Technology” is a fundraiser to raise money to fund iPads for the Calvin Coolidge Elementary School, which has over 400 students in grades K-4. The school’s goal is to raise at least $4,000 to help support the technology program purchase of new classroom iPads. Students will participate in a Walk-a-Thon […]

Westborough school library teachers receive service award

June 10th, 2017

Westborough – Two Westborough school library teachers were honored for their dedication to the profession of school librarianship through leadership at the state level and beyond.

Westborough Education Foundation Awards Grants

June 10th, 2017

Westborough – A breakfast reception was held May 9 at the Willows to honor the Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) grant recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year.  The WEF awarded 17 grants totaling over $21,000. “The Westborough Education Foundation helps propel innovation and creativity throughout the district. Teachers are so honored to be recognized and supported as […]

Holocaust survivor speaks at Northborough middle school

June 7th, 2017

Northborough – The entire 8th grade class at the Robert E. Melican Middle School in Northborough sat hunched forward—almost breathless—during an assembly on May 17. It was Holocaust survivor Sam Weinreb (91) who held their attention.

For a full hour, over-and-over, Weinreb said to them, “I want you to know, I want you to know.”

Class of 2017 graduates outdoors at Westborough High

June 5th, 2017

Westborough – Although the skies were overcast June 3, the weather otherwise cooperated for an outdoor graduation ceremony for the class of 2017

Class of 2017 marks Hudson High’s 143rd graduation exercises

June 5th, 2017

Hudson – Diplomas were presented to 140 members of the class of 2017 during the 143rd graduation exercises, held June 4 at the Hudson High School (HHS) Gymnasium. Speakers included Superintendent Dr. Jodi Fortuna and HHS Principal Dr. Brian Reagan.

Shrewsbury High School presents 401 diplomas in 2017

June 2nd, 2017

Shrewsbury – Diplomas were presented to 401 graduates in the class of 2017 during a ceremony June 1 at the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Field House. Speakers included Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer; SHS Principal Todd Bazydlo; and School Committee Chair Dr. B. Dale Magee.

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