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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Assabet students honor veterans at assembly

November 16th, 2016

Region – The entire student body sat in respectful silence as several local veterans spoke to them about choices, challenges and careers as part of Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School’s annual Veterans Day Assembly. Patriotic music played by the Assabet band welcomed the guests, the Marine Corps JROTC Color Guard marched in with the […]

Middle school students present Holocaust lessons onstage

November 16th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Cast and crew members of the Oak Middle School (OMS) Performing Arts Department have learned more about the Holocaust by participating in enrichment activities to prepare for their upcoming production.

Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union supports innovation in Shrewsbury schools

October 26th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Jim DuPont, CEO of Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (SFCU), paid a visit to Mary Beth Leifer’s fourth-grade classroom at the Walter J. Paton Elementary School Oct. 18.

Local art teacher named New Educator of the Year

October 21st, 2016

Marlborough – The Marlborough Public Schools announced that Tim Chaves, an art teacher at the 1Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School in Marlborough, has been awarded the 2017 Exceptional New Art Educator of the Year by the Massachusetts Art Education Association (MAEA). “I am honored to receive this prestigious award…” Chaves said. “The Marlborough Public […]

Letter to the editor: Assabet Valley has many benefits for students

October 14th, 2016

My name is Desirée Diaz and I’m a junior at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School. Many times I’ve heard things like “You go to Assabet? How will you make it to college?” when I mention to Shrewsbury High School (SHS) students what school I’m in. It saddens me to hear that going to a technical school means I have no chance of passing college. These critiques miss all the benefits of vocational schools that I myself have experienced.

Marlborough students visit business expo

October 7th, 2016

Marlborough – The Business Professionals of America students from Marlborough High School participated in the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce 2016 Business and Consumer Expo Sept. 14 at the Courtyard Marriott in Marlborough.

Westborough high sports complex targeted for much-needed upgrades

October 4th, 2016

Westborough – Vital components of the Westborough High School (WHS) sports complex are in deteriorating condition and beyond repair with some not meeting Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, according to school officials.

Central One donates $20,000 to Shrewsbury High School athletics

October 4th, 2016

Shrewsbury – For the fourth year, Central One Federal Credit union has donated $20,000 to the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Athletic Department.

Saturdays at Fay to present ‘Harry Potter Hogwarts Training Academy’

October 4th, 2016

Southborough – “Saturdays at Fay” is a series of free Saturday morning programs designed for children ages 2-8. On Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10-11 a.m. the school will present “Harry Potter Hogwarts Training Academy.” “Professor Jungle-Flick” will teach children how to perform their own magic, play some Quidditch, and even learn Defense Against the Dark […]

Shrewsbury Social Club donates supplies for Oak Middle School

September 30th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Social Club (SSC) recently donated dozens of paper towels, tissues and bottles of hand sanitizer to the Oak Middle School.

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