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Shrewsbury middle school student crusades against bullying

Shrewsbury - Violence and bullying are realities that schools everywhere have had to battle. Christina Berganza, an eighth-grader at Oak Middle School in Shrewsbury, has dedicated herself to standing up to bullying and doing what she can to bring about positive change among her peers.

Volleyball Marathon wraps up Trottier Health Week

Southborough - For students at Trottier Middle School, the week of March 11 to 15 was all about healthy living - learning to eat right and exercise on a consistent basis. Student volunteers read morning health tips, and posters educating kids about the "" website lined the hallways. Replacing the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) food pyramid, MyPlate is the current nutrition guide published by the USDA, depicting a place setting with a plate and glass and divided into five food groups.

Latest Shrewsbury school budget proposal closes gap a bit

Shrewsbury School Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer presented a revised district budget for fiscal year (FY) 2012 at the March 9 School Committee meeting. Although the proposal is a 2.98 percent increase over last year, the $48.5 million proposal is still $2.1 million more than the $46.3 million recommendation put forth by Town Manager Daniel Morgado.

Algonquin teacher, Samaritans share common goal

Northborough/Southborough - Jean Fedak, mother of two Algonquin graduates, began teaching at the high school in 1984. Over the past 28 years, she has taught physical education and health, as well as two electives (wellness mentor and peer leadership). Fedak, who has just begun her fourth year as chair of the health department, is committed to helping teens live healthy lives.

Westborough students to perform at national concert

Westborough ?Five Westborough High School students have been selected to perform as members of the 2013 All-National Honors Ensembles sponsored by the National Association...

Assabet Valley honors veterans

Hudson/Marlborough – Assabet Valley Regional Technical School held a ceremony to honor veterans Nov. 10. During the ceremony, Assabet Valley ROTC students presented the...

Wellness event held at Whitcomb

Marlborough – The 1 Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb School recently held its annual Whitcomb Winter Wellness event at the school. The annual event, sponsored by the PTO, is a way to get the students excited about healthy living while also having fun.

Area residents graduate from Quinnipiac University

Region - Area residents graduated from Quinnipiac University during the 81st undergraduate commencement exercises, held May 20. Matthew Busekroos, of Shrewsbury, received a Bachelor of...

Updated – Marlborough High School to switch to remote learning

Change made after city's cases go up; 45 percent of active cases are in High School through age 29 Marlborough - Following review of data...

Author and grandkids helps continue a legacy at Coolidge School

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – In this day and age it isn’t common to have four generations of one family to attend the...