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Westborough Woman's Club awards scholarships

July 10th, 2014

Westborough – The Westborough Woman's Club has announced four scholarships were recently awarded to graduating seniors from Westborough High School. The scholarships are awarded based on financial need and citizenship.?Recipients were Hannah Crowley, Tess Mitchell and Hannah Schur. The Evangeline Dreher Memorial Scholarship was awarded to?Haley Collentro. The club has awarded scholarships since 1926 to [...]

Notice of destruction of special education records at Assabet Valley

July 5th, 2014

Marlborough/Hudson – Special education records which have been collected by Assabet Valley Regional High School related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of special education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for a period of seven years after special education services have ended for the student.?Special education [...]

Local students receive scholarships

July 1st, 2014

Shrewsbury Garden Club scholarship recipient Mitchell Porter. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Garden Club awarded three $1,000 scholarships at their annual luncheon June 3. The recipients were Sara Nelson, a recent Shrewsbury High School (SHS) graduate who will be attending UConn School of Engineering in the fall, majoring in Environmental Engineering; Mitchell Porter, a graduate of SHS, will begin his sophomore year at [...]

St. John's breaks ground on new building

July 1st, 2014

(l to r) Teachers Ann Shi, Dr. Russell McClintock, and Richard Monroe, Student Activities Council President Joseph Tamilio-Awed "15, Col. A. Russell Pytko, USMC (Ret.) "44, Chairman of the Board Paul Stuka "73, Ron Etre (trustee), Trish Haylon (trustee), Bro. Robert Flaherty C.F.X. (trustee), and Headmaster Michael Welch "78 at the groundbreaking for St. John's High School's new Founders Hall. (Photo/Courtesy of Saint John's High School)

Shrewsbury – On June 25, Saint John's High School broke ground on the new fine arts and academics building in a ceremony with students, faculty, trustees, benefactors and other members of the school community. The new building, to be named Founders Hall, is set to open in September 2015. The 48,000 square-foot, three-story facility will [...]

Jaworek Elementary celebrates 50 years

June 26th, 2014

Fourth-grader Nicholas Roca helps bury the time capsule. (Photo/submitted)

Marlborough – On June 19, Jaworek Elementary celebrated its 50th anniversary. To mark the occasion, there was a reception for current and former district leaders, city officials and school alumni. Current students participated in a commemorative tree planting and the burying of a time capsule. Additional photos of the celebration can be viewed on Jaworek [...]

Kindergarten students retell stories on the Red Carpet

June 26th, 2014

The Beal Early Childhood Center's kindergarten class at the photo booth with their awards.

Shrewsbury – Cameras clicked away as Katie Knott's kindergarten class posed in their fanciest clothes on the Retelling Red Carpet at Beal Early Childhood Center in Shrewsbury June 12.

Local McDonald's franchise makes donation to Hastings School

June 25th, 2014

Lori Ruscito, McDonald's franchise owner, Leigh Becker, Hastings Elementary School president and Corrie Marino, Hastings School Parents Group Council co-president, elect. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Westborough – The Elsie A. Hastings Elementary School will be able to fund several programs and purchase some needed items for the next school year, thanks to the owners of a local McDonald's franchise, Lori and Joe Ruscito.

Middle-schoolers learn life lessons through stories of the past

June 25th, 2014

Sixth-graders Max Yan, Tanner Walling and Grag Hurter chat with Dr. David Bittar, a guest speaker during the reception. (Photo/Nance Ebert)

Shrewsbury – When you put young, energetic students with older and wiser individuals, something almost magical happens. They interact, engage and learn so much from one another. There is an energy present that benefits both generations.

Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awards grants to local schools

June 25th, 2014

(l to r) - Jamie Belmore, Marlborough Savings Bank marketing coordinator; Becky Kaija, Jaworek 4th grade teacher; Maureen McDonough, 4th grade teacher; Cheryl Piccirelli, Jaworek principal; Alyssa Tully, assistant principal; Inna Voloshina, Marlborough Savings Bank assistant vice president /branch manager; and Jane Siebels, PTO cultural arts coordinator

Region ? – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation recently awarded three local elementary school PTOs a grant to go towards the needs of the schools and their students. The Charitable Foundation presented the General John Nixon Elementary School PTO in Sudbury a $500 grant towards its Educational Enrichment Fund, which is responsible for putting together [...]

Proctor School students visit Northborough Historical Society Museum

June 24th, 2014

Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School third-graders (l to r) Isabelle Neilson, Caroline Quinlan, Mark Stamoulis and Jovoni Mobley visit the Northborough Historical Society Museum.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Northborough – Third-graders from Fannie E. Proctor Elementary School took a field trip June 18 to the Northborough Historical Society Museum, where they learned more about the town as well as their school's namesake. The museum features a classroom setting with a college photo of Proctor dated 1904-1905. Another photo captures Proctor with her first-grade students.

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