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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.

Shrewsbury student wins statewide history competition, looks to national championship

William Chen, 15, recently competed in statewide history championships for both the History Bee and the History Bowl.

Endicott College names local students to dean's list

Region - Clark H. Dumart, the son of Bruce and Nancy Dumart of Shrewsbury, and Stacie Jaye Teevens, daughter of Scott and Jody Teevens,...

Shrewsbury preschoolers get a head start on healthy living

Shrewsbury – First Lady Michelle Obama's push for a healthier generation has really caught on over the last few years. However, she has some competition with Kristin Stewich, nurse at Shrewsbury's Parker Road Preschool, whose passion and energy have inspired a school garden and united volunteers to work toward one healthful, common goal. She even has three- and four-year-olds talking about kale.

Area residents graduate from Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, N.C. - Local residents were among over 1700 students who graduated from Wake Forest University on May 21: Colin Neafsey, of Shrewsbury;...

Algonquin to musically make the case for ‘Legally Blonde’

Northborough/Southborough – Rehearsals are underway for “Legally Blonde the Musical” to be presented Thursday, Nov. 30 to Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m., in the JFK Auditorium at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough. Drama and public speaking teacher Maura Morrison is directing the students and observing a comradery that’s contributing to the show’s success.

School Committee marks milestones at last meeting of school year

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – The Westborough School Committee bid farewell to Director of Finance and Administration Irene Oliver and welcomed Andrew Chen...

Westborough singer shares passion for music at Marlborough High

Caleb Whelden of Westborough developed an interest in a cappella music while a high school student growing up in Nantucket. 

Assabet awarded $67,000 life sciences grant

Art Simas Community Reporter Marlborough - Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School was one of four schools in central Massachusetts last month to...

Marlborough to host job fair May 23

Employers hope to fill more than 200 jobs Marlborough – The city of Marlborough’s upcoming spring job fair will aim to connect graduating college and high...

Author P.W. Catanese offers support to library ‘Muggles’

Marlborough – Author P.W. (Paul) Catanese had dinner and a discussion with The Muggle Support Group April 11. Children's Librarian Necia Blundy...

Saint Mary School students participate in 2015 Science Fair

Shrewsbury - Saint Mary School’s Upper School students recently participated in the biennial Science Fair. Over 95 students in grades 5 – 8 began...

Sherwood students make new friends with Orchard Grove seniors

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Several students from the Sherwood Middle School recently paid a visit to The Residence at Orchard Grove,...

Shrewsbury High School publishes third quarter honor roll

SHREWSBURY – Shrewsbury High School has released its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2021-2022 school year. Grade 12, Highest Honors Acquah, David Emmanuel  Agiomavritis,...

Local student named to Clemson University dean's list

Southborough - Anna Marie Kutch of Southborough has been named to the dean's list at Clemson University for the fall 2011 semester. She has not yet declared a major.

Marlborough High School grows moustaches for men's health

Marlborough - Marlborough High School (MHS) male students, faculty and staff put away their razors for the month of November to support often-ignored men's...
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ARHS student survey shares student perspective of pandemic learning

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer   Northborough-Southborough - Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) conducted a student survey Nov. 17-25 to gain insight to what the student...

Shrewsbury health teacher helps kids understand warning signs

Shrewsbury - Kim Nikula spends a six-week rotation with every student at Oak Middle School. As the school's only health teacher, the way she teaches is a lesson itself. She shows students respect. She listens to what they say. She lets them know what she wants from them. She sets clear ground rules.

Students visit Shrewsbury Electric and Cable

Shrewsbury - Fourth-graders from Coolidge Elementary School (l to r) Shaloni Patal, Olivia Meuse, Rebecca Shan, Alex Cashman, Grace Zucchero and Joe Morgan learn...

Westborough resident named to James Madison University president's list

Region? - Westborough resident Katherine McLaughlin has been named to the president's list at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., for the fall 2012...

Shrewsbury Education Foundation announces seventh annual Trivia Night

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will hold its seventh annual Trivia Night fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 4 at Maironis Park, 52 S. Quinsigamond Ave., Shrewsbury. The night will begin with “Happy Half Hour” at 6:30 p.m. followed by games at 7 p.m. It will be emceed once again by Hank Stolz from The Hank Stolz Experience on Charter TV 3.