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ARHS production dedicated to Market Basket CEO and employees

December 1st, 2014

The cast of The Pajama Game

Northborough – As a tribute to Market Basket employees and CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, the Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) drama department will be performing the 1954 musical “The Pajama Game”based on the novel “7½ Cents” by Richard Bissell. In the story, workers at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory demand a raise of seven-and-a-half cents an hour but their demands are falling on deaf ears. In both the Market Basket standoff and the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory, the employees do what they have to do to make a change – and they do not give up.

Mobile classroom educates Assabet Valley’s teen drivers on dangers of distracted driving

November 30th, 2014

Ava Desautels, a junior at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, uses her cell phone during the driving simulation.

By Valerie Franchi, Contributing Writer Marlborough/Hudson – Students at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School were actually encouraged to text and drive when the Distractology 101 tour visited the school Nov. 10-14. “Distractology 101: A Crash Course on Distracted Driving” is an interactive program developed by the Arbella Insurance Foundation to teach new drivers the [...]

Algonquin 40th reunion

November 22nd, 2014

(First row, l to r, seated) Ingrid Klein Heyliger, Kathy Jackson Berberian, Christine Bartolini Maloney, Cora Gloshinski Hey, Beth Miller Rouse, Linea Luck Pearson, Linda MacKenzie Faidell, Joanne Quinlan Borus, Dolores Hart Sullivan, Bonnie Henley Hansberry; (second row, l to r) Dan Coakley, William Leonard, Greg Allen, Jeffrey Parkhurst, Brad Ostiguy, Susan Morin Cowdrey, Emily Palubeckas Holland, Sally Millar Strout, Walter Carpenter, Mark Hutchinson; (third and fourth row, l to r) Ralph Reynolds, Keith Ackley, Sharon Croft Risley, Kevin Hunt, Kathy McKinley Reynolds, Richard Cronenberger, Matthew Hakala, Joan Rahaim McCarthy, Larry Zaccaro, Bill Cazaropoul, Dennis Nye, Jeffrey Miller, Jerald D'Iorio, Dave Berberian, Ken Holmes, Peter Stone, Jeffrey Sargent; and (fifth and back rows, l to r) Jack Nemensky, Ken Warren, Kevin Hart, Paul Bartolini, John Henningson, Tom Blanchard, Kevin Dumas, Lee Heffernan, Theresa Szkutak Nanni, John Burnett, Mary Thompson Feeley, Karen Baugh White, Mark Conti, Aubrey Greenwald, Larry Trombetta, Doug Stone, Dana Dragon, Ken White and John D'Iorio.

Northborough/Southborough – Algonquin Regional High School held its 40th reunion Nov. 8 at the Courtyard Marriott in Marlborough. Fifty-six classmates attended.  

Shrewsbury Education Foundation to hold fundraiser

November 21st, 2014

The SEF trivia champions, Pluto, Teach the Controversy: (l to r) Paul Wood, Moira Lumley-Chan, Patrick Collins and Steven Sousa
Photo/Christa Duprey

The Shrewsbury Education Foundation (SEF) will be hosting a special night of shopping Tuesday, Dec. 2, at The Treasure Chest Company, 269 W. Main St., Northborough, from 7-9 p.m. SEF will receive 20 percent of the proceeds from the evening. The event will be also feature wine, nibbles and makeovers.

Award-winning Marlborough art teacher goes full circle

November 20th, 2014

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Marlborough – Angela Chouinard developed an interest in art while attending Marlborough Public Schools. She’s now in her third year of teaching art in grades five through eight at 1LT Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School and working alongside some of her early mentors.

Oak Middle School’s annual ‘Magazines, Memories & More’ drive is under way

November 13th, 2014

Oak Middle School student Kimmy Chhoeuk with her prizes (Photo/Heidi Hayes-Pandey)

Shrewsbury – Oak Middle School kicked off its annual magazine drive Nov. 6 with student Kimmy Chhoeuk winning the drawing from among the students who turned in the most address booklets. She received a $50 gift card, a sneaker chair, a “selfie” tripod and mini-fridge. The drive will continue through Monday, Nov. 17. This is the [...]

Shrewsbury scholar teaches and learns in Poland

November 13th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Megan Roy, a 2009 graduate of Shrewsbury High School recently returned from Poland where she spent nine months as a Fulbright Scholar. She graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelors of Music Education in 2013 and is currently enrolled in a master’s program in jazz studies and performance at William Patterson University in New Jersey.

Cornerstone Academy to host open house Nov. 16

November 12th, 2014

Northborough – Cornerstone Academy will be holding an open house Sunday, Nov. 16 from 2-4 p.m. Magician Fran Flynn will be performing at 2:30 p.m.

Marlborough High honored by State Department

November 11th, 2014

(l to r) Blanca Ruebensaal, U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Office of Citizen Exchanges; AFS Intercultural Programs representative Jody Pongratz; Hala Rashini; and MHS Assistant Principal Robert Fitzgerald. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – On Nov. 6, Marlborough High School (MHS) was presented with a certificate of appreciation by the U.S. Department of State for its participation in the department’s international Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program. YES exchange student and junior Hala Rashini, who’s attending MHS this year from Beirut, Lebanon, was on hand for the [...]

Marlborough High students learn reality of budgeting

November 9th, 2014

Elizabeth Cronin takes it in stride that her unlucky spin at the Wheel of Fortune lands on “Auto Repair: $700.”

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – Appropriately scheduled Oct. 31, seniors at Marlborough High School (MHS) began Halloween morning by learning how to avoid the scary consequences of poor budgeting as they were treated to the 11th annual Reality Fair. Organized by the Marlborough Rotary Club, with assistance from the MHS chapter of [...]

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