Education

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Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough and Southborough

Assabet Valley Regional Technical School, Marlborough

Fay School, Marlborough

Hillside School, Marlborough

Hudson Public Schools

Immaculate Conception School, Marlborough

Marlborough Public Schools

Northborough –Southborough Public Schools

St. John’s High School, Shrewsbury

St. Mark’s School, Southborough

Shrewsbury Public Schools

Westborough Public Schools

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Marlborough High students solve problems of the future at STEM Expo

June 19th, 2015

Controlled Housing Association of Outer Space (C.H.A.O.S): Tenth-graders Diego Garcia, Sammie Merrill and Ryan Vermilyea.

Marlborough – The Marlborough High School’s 2015 Spring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Expo was held June 12 in the John C. Colleary Field House. The EXPO featured completed projects by the ninth- and tenth-grade students who worked tirelessly throughout the entire second half of the school year researching and implementing solutions to their assigned task.

Gibbons students make ‘change’ for kids with cancer

June 17th, 2015

( l to r) Inna Voloshina and Cassie Kelly, Marlborough Savings Bank and Frank Jones and Brian Paulhus, Gibbons Middle School 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Westborough – We all have it – spare change. Pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters, just tossed into our bags, jars at home, and in our cars. Sometimes we roll it up and deposit it into banks, other times it just collects. But recently, the students at the Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School in Westborough put all of their spare change to a very good use. And thanks to that, children fighting cancer, including one of their own classmates, will benefit.

Hastings School staff earns donation via ‘McTeachers’ Night

June 17th, 2015

Westborough – Approximately 20 teachers and administrators from the Elsie A. Hastings Elementary School, including Principal Leigh Becker, recently spent an evening at the McDonald’s restaurant located at 166 E Main St. The staff was not there to dine, however; rather, they were the “wait’ staff for the night. And for their efforts, the school’s Parents Group Council (PGC) received a check for $700.

Homefield honors winners of recent contest

June 17th, 2015

The winners of the Homefield Credit Union contest 
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North Grafton – What would you do if you were a millionaire for a day?  That was the question asked of Grafton’s elementary school students in the recent Homefield Credit Union’s annual contest. As in previous years, the Credit Union held a contest for K-6 students in the North Grafton, South Grafton, Millbury Street and [...]

2015 city scholarship awards announced

June 16th, 2015

Marlborough- The five students selected to receive 2015 Marlborough Scholarship Awards were announced by Mayor Arthur Vigeant at the June 15 City Council meeting. In making the presentation, he thanked residents of the city and local business owners who contributed to the designated fund through the city’s tax billing system.

Seventh and final garden party benefits Shrewsbury schools

June 15th, 2015

Thanking guests for seven years of support is state Rep. Hannah Kane (front) along with committee members (back, l o r) Heather Logrippo, Melissa Pride-Fahs, Gayle Vigeant and Whitney Andrews.

Shrewsbury – Guests mingled for a good cause at the seventh and final Celebration in the Garden held June 13 at the historic Fallon House, home of Heather Logrippo and Kevin Roberts. Returning to donate their time and talent as musical entertainment was the Shrewsbury-based band “Tension” consisting of Joe Arcabascio, Joe “Sammy” Cantin, Steve Grip, John O’Brien and Tim Proch. The evening included silent and live auctions.

Student Leadership Council members gain tools for being good citizens

June 14th, 2015

Marlborough – Being a leader means being grateful, being kind to others, and being a role model. That’s according to Kayla Parsons, a fourth-grader at the Charles Jaworek Elementary School in Marlborough. She’s one of 18 students in her grade enrolled in the May session of the Student Leadership Council at the school.

Student Leadership Council members gain tools for being good citizens

June 10th, 2015

Members of the Student Leadership Council at the Charles Jaworek Elementary School 
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Marlborough – Being a leader means being grateful, being kind to others, and being a role model. That’s according to Kayla Parsons, a fourth-grader at the Charles Jaworek Elementary School in Marlborough. She’s one of 18 students in her grade enrolled in the May session of the Student Leadership Council at the school.

Class of 2015 graduates outdoors at Westborough High

June 8th, 2015

The ceremony concludes with the graduates tossing their caps into the air.

Westborough – The weather cooperated June 6 for the outdoor graduation ceremony for the Class of 2015 at Westborough High School (WHS), where 293 diplomas were presented.

Algonquin Regional High School graduates 346 in 2015

June 8th, 2015

Gathered before the ceremony are the class officers: (l to r) Emily Lowe, president; Jonathan Manousaridis, vice president; Emily Carens, secretary; and Samantha Mauro, treasurer.

Northborough/Southborough – Diplomas were presented to 346 graduates of the class of 2015 at a ceremony June 7 at Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS).

Speakers included Superintendent Christine Johnson; ARHS Principal Thomas Mead; Brian Mawson and Andrew McGowan, ARHS health and physical education teachers; Emily Lowe, class president; and essayist Paul Nardone. Instrumental music was provided by the Algonquin Regional Symphonic Band directed by Eric Vincent.

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