December 23rd, 2013
Hudson – The Hudson Public Schools s was among 29 districts in the state to win the School Breakfast Challenge for the 2012-13 school year. Created by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the program is intended to promote school breakfast. The winning schools achieved at least a 35-percent increase in school breakfast participation. The winners were recognized during the School Nutrition Association of Massachusetts’ fall ceremony Oct. 30.
December 17th, 2013
Westborough – Turning 50 is a big deal. The students and faculty at the Annie E. Fales Elementary School enjoyed a special celebration Dec. 6 to commemorate the school’s opening in 1963.
December 16th, 2013
By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – Seniors at Marlborough High School (MHS) now have a better idea how to manage a monthly budget after attending the 10th annual Reality Fair held recently. Organized by the Marlborough Rotary Club, with assistance from the MHS chapter of Business Professionals of America and the Marlborough Regional [...]
December 15th, 2013
Westborough – As a meaningful holiday gift, individuals, groups, or classes can make a tax-deductible donation to the Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) in appreciation of teachers, principal, and school staff. Your child’s teacher will receive notification acknowledging your gift. A notification of receipt will be sent to each contributor for tax purposes. WEF is a [...]
December 15th, 2013
Marlborough – On Nov, 16, the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School’s (AMSA) Quiz Bowl Team came in first place in a history bowl tournament at the Pioneer Charter School in Everett. Coached by history teacher Jessica Bowen, the team of Abhinav Kurada, Shashank Madhu, Greg Theos, and Tim Morissey defeated Lexington High School [...]
December 9th, 2013
Region – At the Nov. 21membership breakfast, with over 200 members and guests in attendance, the Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce awarded 22 mini-grants to educators in 13 schools totaling $7,866.79. Grants were awarded for projects that benefit students from kindergarten to grade 12. The chamber’s mini-grant program is designed to support the development of [...]
December 9th, 2013
Shrewsbury – Students Together Opposing Prejudice (S.T.O.P.), an interfaith initiative teaching teens how to confront stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination, will start its annual program Thursday, Jan. 9. The program is a six-week curriculum, targeted to middle school students. The group meets for six sessions Thursday evenings from Jan. 9 to Feb. 13, from 7 to [...]
December 4th, 2013
Westborough – A fundraiser for the Hastings Elementary School “Lil’ Sprouts” preschool program will be held at the Jenny Boston Boutique Thursday, Dec. 12, from 7-9 p.m., 45 E Main St # 4. Attendees will be able to enjoy appetizers and wine while they shop for gifts. The boutique will donate a portion of the [...]
December 3rd, 2013
Northborough – On the heels of the Red Sox World Series Win, the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) drama department is well into rehearsals for its upcoming production of “Damn Yankees.” The musical comedy, which made its Broadway premiere in 1955, is based on the novel, “The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant,” by Douglas Wallop. The play features music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross.
December 2nd, 2013
Marlborough – The Marlborough Education Foundation (MEF), an independent, nonprofit, community-based corporation recently announced that more than $11,000 will be awarded to Marlborough Public Schools through its 2013/2014 grant program. At Jaworek Elementary School, $2,366 was awarded for enriching the second grade curriculum with mini iPads. These will be used to provide students with enrichment [...]