October 9th, 2013
Northborough – The Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) recently awarded Algonquin Regional High School’s Art & Literary Magazine a gold medal for the 2012-2013 edition of its magazine, Sachem. CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational [...]
October 8th, 2013
Marlborough – Dianna Allen, 21, of Framingham, had been out of jail and living in a shelter for about a month when she was into a new program, “Cooking up a Career.” Now she is looking forward to starting a career in management at a local restaurant.
October 1st, 2013
Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School students and community members recently attended a morning of events centered on the all-school summer read, “Never Fall Down” by Patricia McCormick. Participants heard a Cambodian refugee speak about his experience as a child soldier in the Khmer Rouge, viewed a documentary based on the novel, watched a musical performance, and attended a fair to enrich their reading experience.
September 30th, 2013
Shrewsbury – Students on the “Five Red” team at the Sherwood Middle School are participating in this year’s 9th annual Scarecrow on the Common contest and display. The students, led by their teachers Lucy Marcigliano and Victoria McCarthy, worked cooperatively in small groups to plan, organize materials, and assemble scarecrows as a team building activity during [...]
September 24th, 2013
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School celebrated Spirit Week in a multitude of ways Sept. 16-20 with events including Class Color, Tie Dye, Favorite Sport Team, and School Color day. On the last day, a Field Day featured all four classes competing in events such as volley ball, tug of war, relay races, basketball, and [...]
September 22nd, 2013
Shrewsbury – Saint John’s High School seniors Jacob Dubois of Shrewsbury, Michael Smalanskas of Holden, Tim Bibaud of Worcester, and Brian Tomlinson of Worcester were awarded the Thomas Merton Award for exemplifying lives of service to others at the school’s Mass of the Holy Spirit Thursday, Sept. 19. The Thomas Merton Award was established by [...]
September 22nd, 2013
Westborough –Five Westborough High School students have been selected to perform as members of the 2013 All-National Honors Ensembles sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). The students will join more than 670 of the most musically talented and skilled high school students in the United States to perform at a gala concert [...]
September 19th, 2013
Shrewsbury – As the new school year gets under way, members of the Shrewsbury High School FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team 467 have begun to prepare for a year of team building, community building and robot building.
The team of 49 students, which falls under the leadership of the Shrewsbury Robotics Steering Committee, is led by student leaders, industry engineers, parents and community members.
September 17th, 2013
Shrewsbury – Rosemary Shamey’s sixth grade class (6 yellow) at the Sherwood Middle School participated in a “Mock Dig” Sept. 10. Students took turns as diggers, scribers, sifters and bag taggers while exploring three levels of what would actually be on a real dig – Modern, Industrial Revolution and Colonial. Students unearthed a variety of [...]
September 16th, 2013
Region – Waking to drill sergeants at the crack of dawn might not be in every high school student’s summer plans, but seven students from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School spent one week in Pennsylvania this summer in a rigorous training exercise as part of the Marine Corps Junior ROTC (MCJROTC) program. The trip [...]