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Shrewsbury -St. Mary School sixth graders Julie Baril, Erin Beauchemin, and Peter Belbin share their science projects in the St. Mary School Science Fair held at the school on April 10. According to their science teacher, Michael Moakley, students in grades 5-8 have been working on their projects since January and winners will compete in the Worcester Diocese Science Fair in May.
Westborough – The Westborough Players’ Club (WPC) is accepting applications for its annual scholarship awards to graduating high school seniors planning careers in the performing arts and related theatrical areas. Students graduating from schools in Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Shrewsbury, Marlboro, and Grafton are eligible to apply. Also graduating seniors who have been affiliated with Westborough [...]
Northborough/Southborough – Melican Middle School and Trottier Middle School jazz ensembles joined bands from all over New England and beyond to compete at the annual University of New Hampshire (UNH) Jazz Festival March 9. Both bands performed in the middle school/junior high school division, showcasing three tunes each that featured soloists.
Northborough- On April 5, the Northborough Education Foundation (NEF) hosted its fourth annual Quiz Night at Cyprian Keyes in Boylston. Teams of four arrived in a variety of creative costumes, imitating the likes of Blue Man Group, Jane Fonda and the cast of the board game Clue. Competing in a six-round trivia competition, teams were [...]
Westborough – Rena Finder, who survived the Holocaust due to the efforts of Oskar Schindler, will talk about her experience at an event to be held at Westborough High School (WHS) Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m. The event will be sponsored by the Westborough Friends of Facing History and Ourselves Foundation (FHAO). Tickets will be available at the door.
Shrewsbury – Students from 116 high schools presented one-act plays in the March 2 preliminary round of the 82nd annual Massachusetts High School Drama Festival. Judges chose 42 schools to progress to the March 9 semifinals, where the highest-scoring 14 schools were named the State Finalists. Productions from those schools were performed March 21 through 23 at the Back Bay Events Center in Boston.
Southborough – For students at Trottier Middle School, the week of March 11 to 15 was all about healthy living – learning to eat right and exercise on a consistent basis. Student volunteers read morning health tips, and posters educating kids about the “MyPlate.gov” website lined the hallways. Replacing the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) food pyramid, MyPlate is the current nutrition guide published by the USDA, depicting a place setting with a plate and glass and divided into five food groups.
To the Editor: On Tuesday March 26th the SADD chapter of Algonquin Regional High School hosted the “Drive to Save Lives Tour,” featuring Mrs. Kathi Meyer Sullivan and Mr. Chris Sullivan. The daytime presentation included juniors and seniors, with an evening component for parents and all other students. The evening program began with an update [...]
Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Celebration in the Garden Party Committee has announced that its Fifth Annual Garden Party to benefit the Shrewsbury Public Schools will be held Saturday, June 15, at 6:30 p.m. The party will take place once again at the home of Heather and Jason Logrippo, the Fallon House, 4 Prospect Road. The [...]
Northborough/Southborough – While the right to a free and compulsory primary education without discrimination is recognized as a fundamental human right here in the United States, millions of girls around the world do not have access to education. Last year, believing that the basic human right to an education is worth fighting for, a group of dedicated students at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) started a local chapter of Girls Learn International (GLI).