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

State jazz educators award Gold and Silver to ARHS

April 4, 2014 09:41:30 AM
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Algonquin Regional High School’s Jazz 1 and Jazz II bands competed in the MAJE State Finals last weekend. Jazz 1 came home with a Gold Medal and Jazz 2 with a Silver

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Vote for what you care about or someone else will

April 3, 2014 04:30:10 PM

Recent conversations have made me realize that some residents don’t understand the power a single voter has at town meeting. Last year, each person who showed up represented 38 registered voters. That 2.6% decide whether to approve a budget or reduce it. So if there’s a budget you care about be there to support it.

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St. Mark’s School’s takes global citizenship seriously

March 21, 2014 04:20:00 PM
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Several stories out of St. Mark’s School this year relate to their Global Citizenship Initiative.

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SWL: Regional School Committee news – ARHS 3 year teacher contract agreement and keeping religious holidays

March 21, 2014 10:08:46 AM
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outhborough Wicked Local has shared two stories out of this week’s Northborough Southborough Regional School Committee meeting.

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Do you support a later start time for teens? APTO committee wants your feedback

March 20, 2014 11:29:34 AM
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Last month, I wrote about a parent committee exploring a later school start time for district high schoolers. The APTO committee has more news to share and a survey for you.

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Cradles to Crayons – collection drive for essential clothing and outerwear (Updated)

March 18, 2014 09:30:00 AM
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A Trottier Middle School student is collecting essential clothing for children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations.

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Robotics awards for high schoolers – ARHS heading into more competitions this week

March 17, 2014 11:30:54 AM
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Last week was the qualifying competitions for the New England high school FIRST robotics competition. Algonquin Regional High School and Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School both sent teams to compete.

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Trumpeting students’ success

March 14, 2014 03:00:10 PM
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Northborough Southborough Music Association has been boasting the accomplishments of student musicians.

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Assistant Superintendent to move up July 1st

March 14, 2014 12:16:45 PM
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This week, the district’s voting school committees unanimously voted to promote Assistant Superintendent Christine Johnson to Northborough – Southborough Superintendent.

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ARHS competitions: Robotics match and cheerleading

March 11, 2014 07:28:59 AM
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Algonquin Regional High School’s winter sports post season tournaments wrapped up this weekend. But already another school team is headed into their division tournament this week.

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Northborough supports old school calendar model; Southborough to discuss Wednesday

March 7, 2014 11:52:01 AM

Next week, Southborough School Committee will discuss the the school calendar for 2014-15. Likely to be included in the discussion is Northborough School Committee’s position to keep religious holidays and start school in August.

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MWDN: School committees to vote on promoting Assistant Superintendent to top spot – March 12

March 6, 2014 11:40:24 AM

Last night, the Combined School Comittees vetted their only candidate for Superintendent of the Northborough-Southborough school district. Assistant Superintendent Christine Johnson fielded questions in a public interview.

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Regional School Committee: 4.4% budget increase (6.7% for Southborough) and an update on Phys Ed requirement

March 3, 2014 03:12:37 PM
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The Northborough Southborough Regional School Committee has approved an FY15 budget of $20,086,188. It is lower than discussed in January, but still a 4.39% increase.

For Southborough, thanks to a snafu in last year’s contribution assessments by the state, the increase is 6.69%

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K-8 schools: $18M budget, enrollment exceeds expectations, and public forums with budget Q&A (Updated)

February 27, 2014 09:30:00 AM
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Superintendent Dr. Charles Gobron is inviting district residents to K-8 school budget forums.

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