School news

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

Has someone made a difference to your special needs child? Nominations for ‘Go the Distance’ awards due Saturday

April 29, 2015 02:43:15 PM

On Thursday, May 14, 2012, the Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) will host its fifth annual Go the Distance Award ceremonies.

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News on Kindergarten next year (But not what you were hoping for)

April 16, 2015 11:27:46 AM
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At last week’s School Committee meeting, there were some updates worth sharing related to Kindergarten next year.

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School Start Time: K-8 committee reaction

April 15, 2015 02:30:00 PM
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Last week, the Southborough School Committee had their first discussion about issues related to school start time for Algonquin students. It was a problem that members believe should be handled at the high school level for now.

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Videos: Showcasing Algonquin, tick-borne diseases, Solar Bylaw, and St. Patrick’s Day

April 1, 2015 11:20:22 AM

Here is the latest round of videos from local media and the schools.

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NSPAC events: Special coffee this morning; Law update on April 15

April 1, 2015 09:33:27 AM
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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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School musicians month: Honors and photos

March 31, 2015 02:20:00 PM
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At the start of the month, I posted about the flurry of musical activity for the schools in March. Now it’s time to take a look back at how they did.

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Group seeking to start school later clears the air: How did we get to this point?

March 31, 2015 11:20:52 AM

Algonquin School Start Time tells me that many parents have misperceptions about what has been happening.

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Another Algonquin ranking: 23rd public high school in state, 3rd best Worcester area

March 25, 2015 02:00:36 PM
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Another organization is ranking high schools. This ranking is done by Niche.

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Algonquin and Assabet robotics: Honors and upcoming NE District Championship

March 25, 2015 12:21:35 PM
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Both public high schools for the town competed in FIRST robotics districts. And both brought home honors.

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School Start Time: ARHS may pilot transitional start; K-8 outreach before discussing start time changes

March 19, 2015 01:43:22 PM
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Though not the purported intent, a proposed pilot could potentially allow students who don’t take the bus to arrive up to 25 minutes later. It was met with mixed reaction.

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SG scholarship applications due April 15

March 19, 2015 09:13:46 AM
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The Southborough Gardeners are promoting their annual scholarship. Applications are due Wednesday, April 15. If you assumed the scholarship is exclusive to horticulture, look again.

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Algonquin Start Time organizers ask for support on March 18

March 4, 2015 07:30:52 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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Algonquin academic champions

February 19, 2015 09:30:00 AM
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I’ve been keeping you updated on ARHS athletics. But it’s been awhile since I shared news on the academic club side.

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School Committee recap: “Responsible” recommended budget and other school news (Updated)

February 17, 2015 04:00:02 PM
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The Southborough School Committee voted to approve a recommended budget for FY16. The K-8 budget calls for a 3.49% increase over this year.

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