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LOCAL EDUCATION NEWS & EVENTS

Stay in the loop with local education news and events in Massachusetts & get to know about latest developments, educational initiatives, and upcoming events that impact your community. Our concise updates cover Massachusetts education news and highlight significant education events, keeping you connected to the evolving educational landscape in your locality.

Local students earn National Merit Scholarships

Several local high school students were among more than 2,900 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.

Class of 2024 visits former schools for Senior Walk

Shrewsbury High School seniors took one last stroll through their preschool and elementary school classrooms.

O’Rourke to become Assabet Valley’s new principal

Patrick O’Rourke will succeed Mark Hollick as the next principal of Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School.

A high school ‘Project’ worth celebrating

After the ceremonies on June 1, the brand-new alums headed to Teamworks in Northborough for the annual Project Graduation all-night celebration.
The Margaret A. Neary Elementary School is located at 53 Parkerville Rd.

School Committee to audit investigation into mock slave auction, racial slur at Neary

Following news that a teacher at Neary held a mock slave auction, the School Committee will conduct an external audit into the investigation.

Algonquin seniors visit their elementary school stomping grounds

Before Algonquin Regional High School seniors graduated, they returned to their elementary schools on May 31.

Northborough, Southborough schools receive early literacy grants

The Public Schools of Northborough and the Public Schools of Southborough have received grants from the Healey-Driscoll administration to support early literacy.

ARHS celebrates the Class of 2024

With a turn of the tassel, Algonquin Regional High School celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2024 on June 2.

Assabet graduation honors Class of 2024, retiring principal Hollick

"You will always be members of the Assabet family and will forever be known as Aztecs.”

Grafton Class of 2024 reflect on the journey to graduation

To Grafton High School Principal Kevin Carney, the Class of 2024 will be remembered as the class helped reconnect them as a school community.
The Margaret A. Neary Elementary School is located at 53 Parkerville Rd.

Neary teacher placed on leave after holding mock slave auction

A teacher at Neary School has been placed on administrative leave after they reportedly held a mock slave auction and used a racial slur. 

‘There’s so much to celebrate’: Shrewsbury High School holds 2024 graduation

"Congratulations, Class of 2024. Best wishes for a very bright future marked by humility and full of kindness."

Westborough’s Project Graduation receives grant from DA’s office

On May 20, Project Graduation accepted a check for $1,200 from the office of Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early.

Westborough High Student Council honored for bringing students together

“This selfless devotion has earned them the universal respect of virtually everyone,” said Callaghan.

Summer Guide May 24,2024

Summer fun 2024! Enjoy hiking trails in Massachusetts for every fitness level. Thoreau’s retreat at Walden Pond in Concord.

U.S. News and World Report ranks AMSA #4 high school in MA

AMSA ranked fourth out of 405 public high schools in Massachusetts for 2024.
Dana A. Catarius

Fales School closed in honor of late school counselor

Fales Elementary School closed on Tuesday, May 21, in honor of the school’s longtime counselor, Dana Catarius, who died on Monday, May 13.
drone photo of Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough by Tami White

Select Board approves lease, power purchase agreements for school solar arrays

The school district went to the board seeking to expedite the process to enter into lease and power purchase agreements for solar arrays.

Westborough High robotics team meets the challenge

For the members of Redshift, competition takes a back seat to the opportunity to meet and work with other teams.

Oak Middle School ASL Club performs national anthem at WooSox game

By the time the American Sign Language Club reached Polar Park, the group was well rehearsed.