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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United Way of Tri-County prepares for ‘Tools for Schools’

June 23rd, 2014

Bianca de la Garza, former WCVB-TV news co-anchor (back, second from left), and Barbara LaGrenada, UWTC director of volunteerism (fifth from left), are joined by participants in last year’s Tools for Schools program at the Marlborough Community Cupboard.

Photo/Molly McCarthy

Marlborough – As students begin enjoying their summer break, the United Way of Tri-County (UWTC) has started preparing its annual Tools for Schools program. For over 15 years, the program has provided children with backpacks full of grade-appropriate supplies for their return to school. Last year, UWTC partnered with 28 companies and 17 community agencies to distribute 738 backpacks for students in kindergarten through grade 12, 370 of which were in Marlborough.

St. John’s graduate earns U.S. Naval Academy degree

June 20th, 2014

Region – Navy Ensign Thomas D. Krysil, son of Cara Krysil of Leominster, recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and was commissioned to his current rank. Graduation and commissioning is the culmination of a rigorous four-year program of intense academic, military and physical training designed [...]

‘Night of the Arts’ at Kane School

June 18th, 2014

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Marlborough – On June 5, the Francis J. Kane Elementary School celebrated the arts with displays, portfolios, a basket raffle and an ice cream social. The Kane Night of the Arts is a popular annual spring event at the school.

Lincoln Street School Field Day connects sports and science

June 16th, 2014

Hallie Straight and Devon are following exercises for ABC Yoga.

Northborough- The weather was picture perfect as the students, faculty and volunteers held their annual Field Day at the Lincoln Street School June 6.

Shannon Phypers named MHS Teacher of the Year

June 16th, 2014

Marlborough High School Teacher of the Year Shannon Phypers with District Music Coordinator Jonathan Rosenthal (left) and music teacher Gary Piazza. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – Marlborough High School (MHS) vocal music teacher Shannon Phypers was named MHS Teacher of the Year June 6 during the school’s Underclassmen Faculty Awards.              

Marlborough kindergarten teacher wins Teacher of the Year award

June 16th, 2014

Tania Benedetto is surrounded by her recent Teacher of the Year awards. (Photo/Joyce DeWallace)

Marlborough – Kindergarten teacher Tania Benedetto was recently named the 2014 Teacher of the Year in her school district by the Masonic Lodge. Her award plaque, signed by Mayor Arthur G. Vigeant reads, “Tania has been a dedicated teacher in the Marlborough Public Schools for over 17 years, most recently as a kindergarten teacher at the Kane Elementary School. Along with her kind, caring and giving nature, Tania is a dedicated and talented teacher whose classroom emboldens the growth of her students’ self-esteem and skills.”

Russian School of Mathematics students excel in math competitions

June 13th, 2014

Shrewsbury - Twenty local students who attend the award-winning Russian School of Mathematics (RSM) in Shrewsbury for afterschool math enrichment posted top scores in national and international math competitions during the 2013-2014 year. These local students were among over 600 RSM students from California, Connecticut, New Hampshire and all over Greater Boston who posted top scores [...]

Area students awarded scholarships

June 11th, 2014

(l to r) Darren McLaughlin, Kelsey Hanahan and John Grace representing his daughter, Cassidy.

Marlborough – Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) members met with families of college-bound students June 5 for the annual Scholarship Night at Wayside Racquet and Swim Club.

Class of 2014 graduates outdoors at Westborough High

June 10th, 2014

Margo Murphy adds bubbles to the graduation ceremony.

Westborough – The weather cooperated June 7 for the outdoor graduation ceremony for the Class of 2014 at Westborough High School (WHS), where 270 diplomas were presented. Speakers included Superintendent Marianne O’Connor and WHS Principal Brian Callaghan. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Algonquin Regional High graduates 383 in 2014

June 10th, 2014

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Northborough/Southborough – Diplomas were presented to 383 graduates of the Class of 2014 at a ceremony June 8 at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS). Speakers included Superintendent Dr. Charles Gobron and ARHS Principal Thomas Mead. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.                

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