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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School graduation

June 8th, 2014

Assabet Valley Valedictorian, Wyatt Doyle of Clinton

Region – Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School celebrated its 2014 graduation May 31 at Worcester’s DCU Center. Photos/submitted                        

Sheriff brings prevention program to Westborough High School

June 5th, 2014


Westborough – Since 2011, Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis has been bringing his drug and alcohol abuse prevention program to middle and high schools across the county as part of its community service initiatives.

Algonquin Tri-M presents fifth fundraiser for scholarship fund

June 5th, 2014

Sch ARHS tri-m fundraiser rs

Northborough/Southborough – A cafeteria full of students, faculty and three generations of family members were entertained May 13 when the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society presented 22 acts in its fifth annual Open Mic Coffeehouse.

Shrewsbury residents earn college honors

June 5th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Mary Rocheleau recently received a Master’s degree in computer science from Brandeis University. She is a 2008 graduate of Shrewsbury High School and received a B.S. degree in psychology from McGill University in 2012. She will be employed as Data Solutions Associate at AthenaHealth in Waltham. She is the daughter of David and [...]

Avidia supports Northborough Elementary School and Westborough Education Foundation

June 5th, 2014

(l to r) Jennifer Cardoso, Avidia Bank Northborough branch manager; Karen Hetherington and Jennifer Garron, co-chairs of the Proctor School PTO; and Margaret Donohoe, principal of Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School

Northborough/Westborough – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,000 awards to the Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) and the Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School in Northborough. The funds for the WEF will be used for grant funding and the school funds will provide support playground upgrades at the school. Avidia Bank is a $1.1 billion mutual [...]

Marlborough Savings awards grant for school sound system

June 5th, 2014

(l to r) David Jost, coordinator of fine arts; David Nicholson, vice president of commercial lending; and Jack Foley, principal

Westborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awarded the Westborough Public Schools Fine Arts Department a $1,000 grant to complete a sound system at the Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School. The Gibbons Middle School serves a population of approximately 600 seventh- and eighth-grade students. “The school has not had a dedicated sound system. We’ve been [...]

Class of 2014 marks Hudson High’s 140th graduation exercises

June 2nd, 2014

Josh Mollica displays his diploma.

Hudson – Diplomas were presented to 191 members of the Class of 2014 at the 140th graduation exercises, held June 1 at the Hudson High School (HHS) Gymnasium.

Students provide tech support to Southborough seniors

June 2nd, 2014

Algonquin student Noah Sheehan helps senior Howard Anderson set up his tablet. (Photos/Gregory Arnold)

Southborough – The Southborough Senior Center held their fifth Technology Day May 21. Once a month during the school year, students from Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) visit the Senior Center to answer the seniors’ technology questions. The May program focused on tablets and mobile phones. The students were able to help with problems ranging [...]

ARHS students partake in cultural immersion trip

June 2nd, 2014

(l to r) Olivia Murphy, Tony Sena-Leo, Thea Hickey, Veronica Green-Gott and Aly Church. (Photo/submitted)

Northborough/Southborough – In April a group of Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students boarded a plane to Lyon, France, to participate in the school’s first two-week cultural immersion experience.

Shrewsbury High School graduates 395 in 2014

June 1st, 2014

A classmate takes a photo of Mira Magner and Domitille Buricatu.

Shrewsbury – Diplomas were presented to 395 graduates of the Class of 2014 at a ceremony May 29 at the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Field House. Speakers included Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer, SHS Principal Todd Bazydlo and School Committee Chair Dr. B. Dale Magee.

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