School news

Stories related to Southborough Public Schools, Algonquin Regional High School, and Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School.

Scheduling district Pre-K screenings begins next week

November 21, 2017 02:30:00 PM
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The district has announced its upcoming integrated preschool screening for the next school year will take place on January 5, 2017.

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8th grade families invited to Assabet’s Showcase – December 6

November 21, 2017 11:30:00 AM
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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School is holding a “Showcase” for 8th grade students and parents.

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ARHS Athletic Hall of Fame inducting 10 new members

November 17, 2017 07:30:00 AM
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Next week, Algonquin Regional High School will again be inducting former hometown heroes and MVPs into their Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Grants announced by Southborough Community Fund (and NEF)

November 16, 2017 09:30:00 AM
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SCF is awarding $53,590 worth of grants to organizations benefiting the Southborough community, including for a special after school program at Algonquin.

The announcement was a reminder that I never shared news about two grants the high school was awarded by the Northborough Education Foundation this fall.

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Woodward “Green Team” asks for your vote to win outdoor garden

November 14, 2017 07:30:51 AM
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Woodward School’s the Green Team, is vying to win an outdoor garden and a picnic table made of recyclable materials. They are asking for you “votes” to help.

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Southborough’s Veterans Day observances (Friday closings and Saturday ceremony)

November 8, 2017 04:30:00 PM
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Southborough residents are invited to honor our country’s veterans at a Veterans Day observance on November 11.

In honor of the holiday, some facilities are closed on Friday and/or Saturday.

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Algonquin roundup: New administrators profiled and new enforcement of old school policies

November 8, 2017 02:30:00 PM
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I’m overdue on sharing some of the news I’ve come across about Algonquin Regional High School this fall. So, it’s time for another roundup. This one will focus on coverage of the administration team.

It includes a story that shows some rankle among students over what the administration calls “consistent” enforcement of old school policies.

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Register for ice skating lessons and after school skiing/snowboarding – deadlines approaching

November 7, 2017 11:16:40 AM
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If you’re interested in signing your child up for winter recreation, better act soon. Skating lessons and the after-school ski/snowboard program have registration deadlines coming up this month.

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Photos: Halloween fun 2017 in Southborough (and our schools)

November 3, 2017 02:00:00 PM
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A look back at Halloween in Southborough, in pictures.

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District invites parents considering preschool options to Finn open houses

November 2, 2017 07:30:00 AM
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If you are interested in checking out the preschool at Finn School for next year, save the dates for open houses this month.

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Neary School collecting candy (and/or cash) for troop care packages through November 9

November 1, 2017 09:24:48 AM
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Have too much candy in your house? Neary School will be happy to take it off your hands and ship it overseas.

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Algonquin MCAS results, how 10th grade fared

October 31, 2017 04:11:42 PM
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Last week, I shared news on Southborough’s MCAS results. I promised to share Algonquin’s results later in the week. I’m finally following through.

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Student teaching science while competing for international prize – vote through Nov 2nd

October 31, 2017 07:30:00 AM
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A Southborough 15 year old is competing for an international prize by communicating a complex idea in “engaging, illuminating, and imaginative ways”. Hopefully, you’ll “like” his effort.

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MCAS: Southborough #2 in Math for grades 3-8; #20 for English Language Arts

October 23, 2017 04:50:39 PM
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The state has released MCAS results from the spring 2017 tests. While some stats may look worse than past years, Southborough students actually performed impressively compared to other districts.

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