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ARHS senior receives Corridor Nine scholarship

June 23rd, 2017

Northborough – Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) senior Andrew Welton was recently recognized as a scholarship recipient by the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Westborough.

Shrewsbury Woman’s Club Presents Shrewsbury Resident with Scholarship

June 22nd, 2017

The Shrewsbury Woman’s Club recently presented Shrewsbury resident Mark B. Bray with a $1000 scholarship.

Gibbons School students honored for winning economic competition

June 15th, 2017

Westborough – A group of eight grade students from the Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School recently traveled to the Statehouse in Boston to be honored for a major achievement – coming in first in a statewide economics contest for middle school students.

Shrewsbury High School Art Festival

June 12th, 2017

Shrewsbury – On May 18, Shrewsbury High School presented a large impressive gallery in their cafeteria that exhibited collections of artwork by students during this school year.

Grafton students learn about ‘beetles, butterflies, moths and more’

June 11th, 2017

Grafton – On May 12 the second grade students at Millbury Street Elementary School were visited by The Bugman (aka Ron Mack who is originally from Grafton). Mr. Mack is an entomologist who has traveled the world studying bugs of all kinds. He brought along a variety of bugs (both dead and alive) for the […]

Assabet hosts Fallen Heroes assembly

June 10th, 2017

Region – As a solemn reminder of the difference between Veterans’ Day and Memorial Day, the group Fallen Heroes made a presentation for sophomores and juniors at Assabet Valley Regional Technical School in Marlborough. Michael Devin, retired Marine Corps captain, listened as a student correctly explained that Veterans’ Day recognizes all of our veterans, while […]

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 […]

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