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

District responds to gender-study-of-teachers public record request with cost estimate

July 22, 2016 01:18:02 PM

The Superintendent pushed back on a recent public record request to compile data on salaries by gender.

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NECC recieves $3.4 million tech grant from Microsoft

July 15, 2016 11:27:24 AM
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The New England Center for Children was awarded a large grant from Microsoft.

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Algonquin Harbinger’s look at senior pranks and “assassins”

July 8, 2016 11:30:00 AM

An article from last week on senior pranks offered a historic look at senior pranks and the banned Senior March. And an earlier post shared how seniors created their own fun this year through an assassin game.

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Assabet ROTC program trying to avoid termination by raising needed funds

June 29, 2016 07:29:52 AM
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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School has grown a thriving ROTC program. But now it may be too robust for its budget.

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Assabet destroying old Special Ed records

June 23, 2016 08:41:54 AM
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Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School asked me to share their “Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records”.

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Class of 2016: More news (and video) – Updated

June 16, 2016 12:00:49 PM
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When I initially covered graduating classes of 2016 from Southborough, I was missing some information. I finally have it all, plus video of the ceremony.

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End of school year gift: An apple for the teacher

June 7, 2016 09:34:28 AM
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An end of school gift idea for parents who have a child in the Southborough/Regional public school system.

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Classes of 2016 graduate: highlights and pics (Updated)

June 6, 2016 02:12:20 PM

News on graduation ceremonies for Algonquin, Assabet and St. Mark’s.

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THawks’ John Schunder Day

May 17, 2016 12:50:45 PM
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Over the weekend, district Lacrosse players honored the founder and original coach of Algonquin’s Lacrosse program.

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View Fay School’s collection of Presidential autographs & documents – May 21 & 24

May 17, 2016 09:36:22 AM
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In honor of its 150th anniversary, Fay School is displaying a complete collection of Presidential autographs. It’s more than a collection of signatures. Some of the framed documents include noteworthy letters and historical documents.

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Algonquin to eliminate home rooms – straight to class, no transitional start

May 11, 2016 12:25:38 PM
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This week, the Algonquin Harbinger reported that Home Room period will be eliminated from the school schedule in the fall. The measure isn’t part of an effort to address School Start Time issues. Instead, it’s a solution for the school’s gap in mandated educational hours.

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Five tips for raising competent & confident children – May 16

May 10, 2016 12:00:00 PM
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Next week, our school district is hosting another parenting talk. This time the focus is on five simple tips for raising “competent and confident” children (or “Five to Thrive”). It’s a good time to share a reminder about tonight’s talk and links for replays to past talks.

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District to implement new policies on restraint and time-outs

May 5, 2016 07:30:59 AM
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School committees for Southborough, Northborough and the Regional district will vote to implement new school policy on “Physical Restraint Prevention and Behavior Support Policy”. The policy documents when and how physical restraints and seclusions or “time-outs” can be used.

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

May 4, 2016 09:57:31 AM
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On Tuesday, May 24, the Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) will host its fifth annual Go the Distance Award ceremonies.

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