School news

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

St Mark’s School named one of nation’s top Christian boarding schools

October 23, 2014 04:20:36 PM
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A website dedicated to identifying the best schools has named St. Mark’s School as among the top 30 Christian Boarding Schools in the country.

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Let’s talk about lice

October 20, 2014 03:22:56 PM
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It seems that there has been an unusually high number of lice cases this fall in our lower school.

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SWL: Southborough schools see steady increase in MCAS scores

October 15, 2014 07:30:00 AM
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Last month, I shared MCAS results for the town and asked what you thought. Last week, school officials told the Southborough School Committee what they think.

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SWL: Students remind peers of community’s loss

October 10, 2014 09:39:23 AM
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This Monday will mark a tragic anniversary. October 13, 2005 is the day that Southborough teens Meghan and Shauna Murphy died in a car crash.

Southborough Wicked Local ran a story last month on efforts by Algonquin’s Leah Johnston and Hannah Mooney to share with peers a lesson learned from the tragedy.

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Basic Rights in Special Ed, October 21 (pre-register for handouts)

October 9, 2014 04:40:29 PM
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Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council is holding a program to educate parents and guardians of special education students about their rights.

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Woodward outdoor classroom dedicated to Superintendent Gobron

October 7, 2014 04:24:21 PM
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Woodward school and the Southborough Education Foundation celebrated the completion of an outdoor classroom.

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“Education” Roundup: Educator honored, cultural exchange, graduate, and skateboard class

October 7, 2014 02:30:00 PM
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Some stories I missed in the media recently relating to Southborough. These all have some tie to education.

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School fundraisers that don’t cost you anything

October 1, 2014 02:20:54 PM
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Everyone knows that the schools hold fundraisers throughout the year. Even if you child isn’t in a Southborough public school, you may have been hit up to buy something in support.

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MCAS results out: How Southborough performed

September 23, 2014 02:35:27 PM
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The Massachusetts Department of Education has released the results of the MCAS tests from spring 2014.

How did we do? It depends on your perspective.

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Combined school committees to study fixes to let students get more sleep

September 22, 2014 11:27:28 AM
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Southborough Wicked Local reports that combined school committees greenlighted exploring school schedules and students’ sleep needs.

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Young students challenged to be WordMasters and Math Olympiads

September 19, 2014 09:51:36 AM
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Southborough Recreation is offering competitive academics as after school programs. Woodward and Neary students can improve their vocabulary and verbal reasoning through WordMasters. Neary students can also strengthen math and problem solving abilities through Math Olympiads.

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Local employer awards Southborough’s Education Foundation with $5,000 grant

September 19, 2014 07:30:13 AM
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Local employer awards SEF grant to purchase a gas chromatograph machine.

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School news roundup: Boost in state funding, superintendent priorities, tech update and more

September 18, 2014 11:30:11 AM

Southborough Wicked Local covered the recent school committee meetings for the town and district. Here are excerpts from their recent stories.

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Southborough Access Media seeking a new home in Southborough schools

September 16, 2014 11:30:49 AM
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I was going to follow up with a story from last week’s School Committee meeting. But Southborough Wicked Local did it for me.

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