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

Trottier’s Polar Plunge collected more than $10,700 for Special Olympics

February 16, 2018 11:30:00 AM
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Yesterday, Trottier Middle School held it’s big Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. Jumpers raised more than $10,600 for the cause!

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Algonquin’s annual celebration of Poetry Out Loud

February 14, 2018 07:30:00 AM

This winter, Algonquin Regional High School held its annual in-school competition to select their representative for Poetry Out Loud.

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ARHS teacher demonstrates heroism (and knowledge of his subject)

February 9, 2018 11:28:25 AM
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This winter, an Algonquin coach and teacher put himself in harm’s way to help a skier in danger.

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Snow Day – February 7, 2018 (Updated)

February 6, 2018 10:29:39 PM

The call went out. Northborough and Southborough Public Schools are cancelled for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 6th.

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School music news: Top musicians selected for Symphony Hall; upcoming concerts for grades 4-12

February 6, 2018 03:49:03 PM
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Algonquin has musical accomplishments to boast and news to share.

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Reminder: District speaker on how science informs music education for all – Monday

February 2, 2018 11:47:11 AM
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The school district is bringing in another expert to talk to parents. This Monday’s talk focuses on the importance of music.

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Clear your calendar: March 15th is UNscheduled

February 2, 2018 09:23:20 AM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services has announced the annual NON-event of the year, Southborough UNscheduled. The goal is to help families reconnect in an era of over-scheduling and electronic distractions.

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Creating Successful Students: Parent workshop – Feb 12

January 30, 2018 11:05:22 AM
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Although the program is hosted by The Northborough-Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council, it will address “all types of learners”.

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N-S School decisions on religious holidays (observance and policy) and Professional Development Days

January 26, 2018 11:56:05 AM
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Southborough and Northborough schools will continue observing “high” religious holidays next year. To help smooth the start of the school year, the Professional Development schedule is being adjusted instead.

Observance of holidays won’t be reconsidered in near-future years, unless there is a “compelling” reason. In addition, the schools will adopt a policy for handling other religious holidays.

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Southborough Gardeners scholarship applications due April 16

January 24, 2018 07:30:20 AM
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The Southborough Gardeners are promoting their annual scholarship, plus 11 other opportunities.

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District speaker: Music’s effect on the brain and heart – February 5th

January 19, 2018 11:14:00 AM
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Above: Dr. Kathleen Howland gave a TED talk in Spain on the healing power of music. In a few weeks, she’ll be coming to Southborough to talk to parents about the scientific impact of music. (image from YouTube) The school district is bringing in another expert to talk to parents. This time, the focus is […]

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Southborough job listings: Harvard Book Depository specialist, Business Admin, ASL interpreter and more

January 17, 2018 04:49:51 PM
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I received another posting of jobs available in Southborough.

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Trottier students taking the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics (or chickening out for the cause) – Feb 15

January 17, 2018 02:42:32 PM
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Trottier Middle School is hosting a special Special Olympics fundraiser this winter.

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CA: Schools continue research into feasibility of solar arrays

January 5, 2018 12:52:19 PM

The Northborough and Southborough School district is moving into the next phase of its Solar Feasibility study. The Community Advocated covered the discussion at last month’s Combined School Committee meeting.

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