School news

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

APTO collecting to treat ARHS teachers & staff

September 23, 2020 09:17:50 AM
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The APTO is bringing the Uhlman’s ice cream truck to Algonquin teachers and staff this week. They are looking for community support.

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School enrollments: Remote vs Hybrid; Town to revisit projections vs building capacity

September 18, 2020 04:28:59 PM
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Town and school officials will study whether the Town should consider closing a school down the road. The topic prompted me to wonder how enrollment shook out this year.

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School Update: How Professional Development days were used

September 17, 2020 05:02:38 PM
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This summer, the NSBORO district took advantage of an offer by the state to substitute the first ten school days with Professional Development Days for teachers. Last night, the Combined School Committees learned how those days were used.

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A peek at first week of NSBORO Pre-K

September 17, 2020 11:00:10 AM
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This morning, the school shared some great photos from yesterday and today.

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Support for and from schools: Teachers, SOS, and NECC volunteers doing good (Updated)

September 16, 2020 01:53:53 PM
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With many families and teachers likely stressed about the strange new school year, I thought I’d share some happy stories. Each relates to schools in town, though one isn’t part of the public school district.

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NSBORO PreK has openings this fall – Apply now

September 16, 2020 09:32:12 AM
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The district has announced its upcoming integrated preschool screening for the next school year will take place on January 10, 2020.

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School Update: Bus and class schedules issued; more webinars and videos for parents

September 14, 2020 11:04:30 AM
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Unsurprisingly, there is a flurry of communications coming out from the NSBORO District and schools these days. Here are some highlights.

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SWL: Community mourns passing of Dave Roy, former ARHS Hockey coach

September 9, 2020 12:51:45 PM

Southborough Wicked Local posted that a late, former Algonquin coach is being remembered on social media.

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School Updates: Resources for families (including learning POD & daycare options), Food Plan, and more

September 8, 2020 09:39:39 AM
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The school issued its Back to School newsletter yesterday. Here are some of the highlights.

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School Updates: District Health & Safety; Algonquin athletics, student fees, & orientation; and more

September 3, 2020 12:51:40 PM
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It’s time for another update on the Northborough-Southborough Schools Reopening plans.

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Other School Reopening Updates: Assabet Hybrid; Fay welcoming boarders; St. Mark’s delaying start with no boarding this fall

August 18, 2020 03:33:06 PM
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With all of the news around school reopenings, I decided to check out how our other public school and the private schools based in our town are handling this fall. 

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Algonquin cancels August SAT test; seeking to reschedule for late September

August 18, 2020 02:15:26 PM
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Students who have been preparing to take the SATs at Algonquin on the 29th will have to wait at least another month.

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School Update: Website launched, Webinar posted, and more

August 18, 2020 11:55:57 AM
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Since late last week, there has been a flurry of communication around the Northborough and Southborough Schools’ Reopening Plans.

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Schools seeking Substitutes – teachers, nurses, custodians, and cafeteria workers

August 17, 2020 07:30:40 AM
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The district administration asked me to share a flyer requesting substitutes. The long list, encompassing more than teachers reflects the new reality the schools are grappling with.

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