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Class of 2016 marks Hudson High’s 142nd graduation exercises

June 6th, 2016

Gathered prior to the graduation ceremony are the class officers: (l to r) Dennis Panneton, president; Joshua Teixeira, vice president; Kayley Cedrone, secretary; and Samantha Johnson and Scott Kall, co-treasurers.

Hudson – As the town celebrates its 150th anniversary, diplomas were presented June 5 to 184 members of the class of 2016 during the 142nd graduation exercises at the Hudson High School (HHS) Gymnasium.

Moore visits God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten

June 6th, 2016

Pictured with Moore from left to right are: Miss Kristin; Will, 4, Shrewsbury; Colin, 5, North Grafton; Elijah, 4, Worcester; Evan, 4, Shrewsbury; Ella, 4, Shrewsbury; Madison, 3, Shrewsbury; Owen, 4, Millbury; Aileen, 4, Shrewsbury; Katy, 3, Shrewsbury; Nathan, 3, Milford; Abby, 4, Shrewsbury; Jahyra, 5, Worcester; Meagan, 5, Shrewsbury; Clara, 5, Shrewsbury; Mira, 3, Shrewsbury; Sahithi, 5, Shrewsbury; Kayla, 4, Shrewsbury; Samuel, 3, Shrewsbury; Connor, 3, Wrentham; and Miss Sue.
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Shrewsbury – Students at God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten recently had a very special guest reader, State Sen. Michael Moore (D-Millbury).

Class of 2016 graduates outdoors at Westborough High

June 5th, 2016

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Westborough – The weather cooperated June 4 allowing an outdoor graduation ceremony for the class of 2016 at Westborough High School (WHS), where 248 diplomas were presented.

Speakers included Superintendent Amber Bock; WHS Principal Brian Callaghan; School Committee Chair Josephine Hensley; Kush Patel, class president; and Tiffany Tzeng, valedictorian.

Westborough resident honored with Blake Family Trophy

June 3rd, 2016

Michael Kurlan with Trevor O'Driscoll, head of the Bancroft Middle School.
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Westborough – Michael Kurlan, a graduating Middle School student at the Bancroft School in Worcester, was honored June 2 with the Blake Family Trophy. The Blake Family Trophy is awarded to only one outstanding Bancroft Middle School male athlete to honor leadership, exemplary sportsmanship, and athletic achievement. During Kurlan’s middle school career, he was been […]

Shrewsbury High School presents 389 diplomas in 2016

June 3rd, 2016

Gathered before the graduation ceremony are the 2016 class officers: (l to r)  Emma Aulenback, president; Richard Peng, vice president; Jaehyun Lee, secretary; Ryan Beals; Walsh Kang, treasurer; and Michael Wackell, marshal.

Shrewsbury – Diplomas were presented to 389 graduates in the class of 2016 at a ceremony June 2 at the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Field House.

Special education teachers and community members honored

June 3rd, 2016

The 2015-2016 “Go the Distance” award winners

Photo/Lisa Lambert

Northborough – The Northborough Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) recently hosted its sixth annual “Go the Distance” awards ceremony May 24 in the Algonquin Regional High School cafeteria. The event, which attracted approximately 200 guests, celebrated special educators and members of the community who have made a difference in the lives of special needs students in the district.

Students at Assabet Valley High learn true meaning of Memorial Day

June 1st, 2016

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Marlborough – Memorial Day is not about a big sale or getting a great deal on a new car. Memorial Day is about honoring those that gave their lives serving our country. It’s a day to remember those that did not return home.

On May 20, the students and faculty at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School took part in Patriot Week, the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes statewide educational initiative honoring local veterans and families of the fallen.

JROTC training future leaders at Assabet Valley Tech High School

June 1st, 2016

Assabet Valley MCJROTC cadets pose in front of the sphere at the World Trade Center.
Photo/ Jennelle (Cadet Master Sergeant) Gadowski

Marlborough/Hudson – Above the main entrance to Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School is a motto that I loved from first sight: “Get ready. Get real. Get to work.” That was back in 2012. Now as our daughter is completing her senior year, I can see the transformation that her school has inspired inside her.

St. John’s class of 2016 graduation held at Assumption College

June 1st, 2016

Matthew Franzoso of Shrewsbury, recipient of the Xaverian Award with Principal Jacob Conca (l ) and Headmaster Michael Welch (r ).  
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Worcester – St. John’s High School, Shrewsbury, held the Graduation and Baccalaureate Mass for the class of 2016 at Assumption College’s Plourde Center May 15.

Hudson Public Schools awarded grant from Mass. Math and Science Partnership

June 1st, 2016

Hudson – The Central Massachusetts Alliance of Secondary Science Educators, comprised of teachers from the Hudson School District, as well as other districts in the region, recently received a $60,200 grant from the Massachusetts Mathematics and Science Partnership.

The grant supports the professional learning of science/STEM teachers in grades 5 – 12 as they explore the 2016 Massachusetts Science, Technology/Engineering standards, with specific focus on the Structure of Matter and Transfer of Energy and the scientific practice of developing and using models.

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