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Grafton High serves graduates superlatives with breakfast

June 5th, 2015

Most Musical: Claudia Cruz and Jake Sandakly

Grafton – Before graduating June 5 at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester, the Grafton High School (GHS) class of 2015 gathered June 4 for a senior breakfast at the GHS Commons.

Area students awarded scholarships at barbecue

June 5th, 2015

Giselle R. Rodriguez Hologic Scholarship recipients Kailyn Palaima (second from left) and Alysha McGovern (fourth from left) gather with representatives of Hologic, Inc.: (l to r) Brenda Geary, regulatory affairs specialist; Anne Liddy, assistant general counsel, Joyce Bourgeois, senior paralegal, and Mike Carenzo, assistant general counsel.

Marlborough – Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) members met with families of college-bound students June 4 for the annual Scholarship Night at Wayside Racquet & Swim Club.

Class of 2015 marks Hudson High’s 141st graduation exercises

June 1st, 2015

Gathered prior to the graduation ceremony are the class officers: (l to r) Michael Pollard, president; Sara Mikula, vice president; Baylee Loewen, secretary; Kayla Monteiro, treasurer; and Jefferson Gould, treasurer.

Hudson – Diplomas were presented to 173 members of the class of 2015 at the 141st graduation exercises, held May 31 at the Hudson High School (HHS) Gymnasium.

Shrewsbury Woman’s Club awards scholarships

June 1st, 2015


Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Woman’s Club (SWC) recently presented scholarships during their annual meeting and luncheon at Wachusett Country Club.  Emily Rivard, a senior at Notre Dame Academy, and Sonali Razdan, a senior at Shrewsbury High School, each received a $1,000 scholarship. Rivard will attend the College of the Holy Cross and Razdan will attend Cornell [...]

Shrewsbury High School graduates 415 in 2015

May 29th, 2015

Gathered before the graduation ceremony are the class officers: (l to r) Maxim Petrovsky, president; Taylor O’Connor, vice president; Grace Rocco, secretary; Ryan Beals, treasurer; and Chirag Ganesa, marshal.

Shrewsbury – Diplomas were presented to 415 graduates of the class of 2015 at a ceremony May 28 at the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Field House.

Cornerstone Academy students place at 2015 National Mythology

May 28th, 2015

(l to r, front) Aarushi Pant, Arianne Kamal, Arush Mallovoram and Vedant Roymoulik; 
(l to r, back) teachers Miss Simoneau and Mrs. Short, and Karen McQuade, director

Northborough – Students from the Cornerstone Academy recently were awarded medallions in the 2015 National Mythology Exam. The purpose of the exam is to inspire students to learn about classical mythology and literature.

ARHS thespians to present Journey to Absurdity

May 27th, 2015

The cast of Journey to Absurdity

Northborough – For their final production this year, the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) Dramahawks will be presenting “Journey to Absurdity.” The show is a collection of short plays beginning with the simplicity of a Thorton Wilder play (where no props are used) and gradually become more abstract and absurd. The production ends with a play written by master playwright Eugene Ionesco where, according to teacher Tom Alera, who is directing the show, nothing is as it seems. Works from other playwrights included in the production include Anton Chekhov, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter and Christopher Durang.

Marlborough High students wear purple to show support for fight against cancer

May 19th, 2015

Students pose for the “purple picture” to kick off Relay for Life. 
Photo/Nance Ebert

Marlborough – In a sea of purple, Marlborough High School students and faculty gathered on the front stairwell at the end of the school day May 15 to take a group photo. Everyone wore a purple t-shirt to show his or her support in the fight against cancer. The high school is participating in “Paint the School Purple” in celebration of the annual Relay for Life of Hudson-Marlborough.

Oak Middle School holds annual talent show

May 17th, 2015

Cast and crew of “Oak’s Got Talent!”

Shrewsbury – Oak Middle School recently held the third annual “Oak’s Got Talent!” show directed by Ann Tomashefsky. The event featured seventh- and eighth-grade students who showed off their various talents. Some of the acts included pianists Joseph Pederson and Logan Peterson, who performed a four-handed version of “Maple Leaf Rag,” and Angela Rezuke, who [...]

Student Leadership Council members gain tools for being good citizens

May 14th, 2015

Members of the Student Leadership Council at the Charles Jaworek Elementary School. (Photo/submitted)

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.

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