Education

Education is as important to the Community Advocate as it is to our readers. If you have any news regarding a student in your family or school news that you would like to share, please email news@communityadvocate.com.

Schools in the Community Advocate readership
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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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Massachusetts Department of Education

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Marlborough High students learn how to save the planet ‘one bag at a time

May 31st, 2017

Marlborough – Thirty-four years later, Bonnie Combs, a 1983 graduate from Marlborough High School, visited Roberta Garcia-Collins, her sewing teacher. Combs called the high school to inquire if the sewing program was still offered since she wanted to thank Collins for fueling her passion to help save the planet.

Algonquin students to perform ‘High School Musical’

May 22nd, 2017

Northborough – A talented group of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) thespians will be performing “High School Musical” in the school’s Small Performance Theater, Wednesday, May 24 through Saturday, May 27, under the direction of Tom Alera. Set in a high school in New Mexico, opposite worlds collide as a “brainiac” and basketball star become […]

Kane School teacher named Marlborough Teacher of the Year

May 19th, 2017

Marlborough – Melissa Tirpak, a second-grade teacher at the Francis J. Kane Elementary School, with more than 15 years of teaching experience in Marlborough, has been named Marlborough Teacher of the Year for 2017. The award, created and administered by Marlborough’s United Brethren Lodge of Freemasons, honors Tirpak for her outstanding commitment to students, engagement […]

Hudson High School baseball hosts first ‘Youth Baseball Night’

May 19th, 2017

Hudson – The Hudson High School (HHS) varsity baseball team hosted their first “Youth Baseball Night” in partnership with Hudson Youth Baseball at the high school May 6. Later, as young baseball players watched, the Hawks secured a 6-5 win over Clinton High School in extra innings.

Project Graduation Westborough provides grads with safe, fun way to celebrate

May 18th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough community has come together for the past 26 years to show their support of their high school graduates with Project Graduation Westborough (PGW). The nonprofit organization will hold its annual alcohol-free, substance-free post-graduation party Saturday, June 3, from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. at Teamworks in Northborough.

SHS to host Kan Jam to benefit Veterans Inc.

May 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – A Kan Jam tournament will be held at Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Friday, May 19 at 2:30 p.m. in the school’s upper baseball fields. (Kan Jam is a flying disc game, played with a flying disc and two cans in which you deflect the disc.) The event is hosted by SHS as a […]

Central One makes major donation to Shrewsbury field project

May 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – As a room packed with supporters of the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) athletic department looked on, Dave L’Ecuyer, president and CEO of Central One Federal Credit Union announced at the May 10 school committee meeting that the bank had decided to make a sponsorship gift of $750,000 to the SHS synthetic turf field project.

Algonquin actress continues adding stage credits to resume

May 8th, 2017

Northborough – Christina DiMare’s resume is filled with stage credits including eight summers with the Hudson-based River’s Edge Arts Alliance (REAA) and performances at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) in Northborough, where she’s now completing her junior year. She also landed her first professional gig last summer at the largest operating regional theater in New England.

The DiMare family moved from Framingham to Northborough when she was 7 and entering second grade at Marguerite E. Peaslee Elementary School. Her mother suggested a summer theater camp to meet other children.

Shrewsbury students on the ‘MOVE’ in Marlborough

May 4th, 2017

Marlborough/Shrewsbury – On April 24 at 8:30 a.m., a group of three students from Shrewsbury High School (SHS) checked the work schedule posted on the wall of a banquet room at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel filled only with eight empty tables, and began gathering utensils to be wiped down. Another group of three were assembling […]

Shrewsbury High School Seniors get a dose of reality at budget fair

April 27th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) seniors received a dose of reality recently when representatives from Central One Federal Credit Union (C1FCU), Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (SFCU) and Ameriprise Financial collaborated in sponsoring the event designed to instruct students on creating budgets as well as coping with the curveballs that life can throw their way.

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