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Westborough district opts out of School Choice program

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – Because of space limitations, the Westborough School Committee voted unanimously to opt out of the School Choice program...

Mill Pond School’s “Wall of Wonderful Words” displays acceptance and unity

By Mary Catherine Karcich, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH - The community of students, teachers and staff at Mill Pond School, grades 4-6, strive to embody inclusivity....

Northborough Diversity Committee talks equity initiatives, hiring, Algonquin name change with school district

By Sara Brown, Contributing Writer NORTHBOROUGH - The Northborough Diversity and Inclusion Committee met with members of the school community May 6 to discuss how...

Coordinator to oversee Westborough’s world languages department

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – Westborough school administrators think adding a world languages department coordinator will strengthen the program and help students transition...

With override, Shrewsbury prepares for school redistricting, full-day kindergarten

By Laura Hayes, Contributing Writer SHREWSBURY — With the Proposition 2 1/2 budget override approved by voters earlier this month, the Shrewsbury Public Schools will...

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...