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

St. Mark’s Career Day: Career learning and job shadowing

November 18, 2014 04:20:11 PM
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St. Mark’s School is celebrating its 2nd annual Career Day tomorrow. It sounds like quite an event.

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New Buddy Benches help students CARE about eachother

November 18, 2014 11:13:30 AM
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Woodward School shared news about their Buddy Bench initiative. It’s a program to help students reach out to classmates in need of a friend.

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SWL: Parents push for free kindergarten

November 17, 2014 12:16:29 PM
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Southborough Wicked Local ran a story this weekend on a movement by some parents in town. The parent group is seeking free full day kindergarten.

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School Forums: District Techology Plan, MCAS, and AVRT Superintendent candidates

November 14, 2014 12:25:26 PM
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Coming up quickly are three public school forums that some parents should know about.

One focuses on the Northborough-Southborough district’s vision for technology in the schools. Another helps parents understand recent MCAS assessments. And a third is a chance for the community to meet AVRT Superintendent candidates

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Get your caffeine fix and help out Best Buddies – through December 2

November 13, 2014 07:30:58 AM
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The Algonquin chapter of Best Buddies is using currently running a Red Barn Coffee fundraiser.

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ARHS Dress Code controversy

November 7, 2014 12:03:51 PM

There’s a tempest this year at Algonquin Regional High School is over a “revised” school dress code.

But perhaps it’s not the revision that is really causing conflict. It’s the new level of enforcement.

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St. Mark’s: 2nd longest prep school gridiron rivalry in the nation

November 6, 2014 02:51:13 PM
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St. Mark’s School will play longtime rival Groton tomorrow night. I mean looongtime rival.

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What to do with your extra candy

November 3, 2014 02:30:40 PM
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Here are a couple of choices for how to rid yourself of excess sweets this week.

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Neary news: Candy for troops, card-a-thon for sick kids, logo contest, anti-bullying, and baking for pantries

October 31, 2014 03:12:24 PM
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The students and staff at Neary School are keeping very busy this fall.

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Videos: ARHS sports news, Taking Back Childhood, meeting John Adams, and One Book events

October 28, 2014 09:43:43 AM
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Here is the latest round of videos from Southborough Access Media or Northborough Cable.

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School Start Time initiative update

October 28, 2014 07:30:05 AM
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An update on the district’s study group to alleviate the problem of over-tired ARHS students. And a story by local news on the issue in the district and surrounding region.

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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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