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Shrewsbury High School in top tier of national ranking

Westborough, Algonquin also perform well By Laura Hayes, Contributing Writer SHREWSBURY — Shrewsbury High School is ranked among the top six percent of high schools nationwide,...

Westborough to offer new general education summer programs

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – Westborough schools will offer general education programs for all grades in addition to its usual special education summer...

Virtual Visits for kids at Grafton’s North Street Elementary School

By Peg Lopata, Contributing writer GRAFTON - Even in the best of times, teaching is hard work. During this pandemic it’s been even harder. This...
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Westborough Schools change Columbus Day name on school calendar

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – Changing Columbus Day’s name on the school calendar to Indigenous People’s Day is “an outward sign of our...

Gratitude Garden fundraiser to benefit innovative educational programs

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – A Gratitude Garden will “bloom” at each of Westborough’s six schools to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, May 3-7. The...

Families have mixed views on travel restrictions, Westborough Schools superintendent says

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – The reopening of schools in Westborough concluded April 26, with high school students returning following spring break. Through this...

Melican Middle School prepares for full reopening on April 26

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By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer NORTHBOROUGH - Robert E. Melican Middle School Principal Michelle Karb has been working with her team to prepare the school...
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Northborough Southborough schools encourage students to pool test

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By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer NORTHBOROUGH/SOUTHBOROUGH - The Public Schools of Northborough Southborough has seen an overall 51 percent student participation in its COVID pool...

Shrewsbury Schools Music and Theater Association to hold online fundraiser

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By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter  SHREWSBURY – Last year, when the Shrewsbury Schools Music/Theater Association (SSMA) was gearing up for its Fifth Annual Rockin’...
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Almost ‘business as usual’ as school reopening continues, Superintendent says

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By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter SHREWSBURY – It’s almost “business as usual” at the Shrewsbury Public Schools as grades K-4 navigate a successful in-person...