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

Algonquin students streaming: WARHS Radio

May 26, 2017 11:19:00 AM
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Algonquin students are On the Air this spring. Well. . . actually, they are on the web.

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School district revisiting calendar: Handling religions and reconsidering Feb & April breaks

May 24, 2017 11:00:00 AM
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In the fall, Northborough and Southborough public school committees will vote on the 2018-19 school calendar. Based on district surveys, that could look different than recent years. And the following year could have significantly more changes.

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District launching Digital Learning Certificates for teachers

May 23, 2017 03:21:33 PM
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Northborough and Southborough public schools are continuing to efforts to teach their teachers how to incorporate technology in classrooms.

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Helping to make for a safe prom night – volunteers and donations needed

May 16, 2017 03:00:00 PM
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For more than twenty years, parents of Algonquin students have sought to keep kids safe after prom. The APTO is asking for help managing it again this year.

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Neary band alumni invited to join tribute concert for Steve Curtis’ retirement – June 3rd (Updated)

May 12, 2017 01:00:14 PM
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An alumni concert is planned to honor the beloved Neary School 4th & 5th Grade band teacher. Organizers are inviting any alumni out there to join them.

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Tiny Tomahawks accepting pre-K signup for fall

May 12, 2017 10:30:00 AM
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The Tiny Tomahawks preschool program at Algonquin has some openings for the fall.

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Southborough author honors Trottier teacher and students in “Mr. Clark’s Big Band”

May 3, 2017 11:30:00 AM
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A Southborough author and mother chronicled the difficult and bittersweet journey of Trottier’s 2012-2013 Big Band and its beloved leader. Recently, key players from the story came together to celebrate its publication.

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NECC’s 5K Walk/Run for Autism this Saturday

May 2, 2017 02:21:36 PM
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This Saturday, is New England Center for Children’s 11th Annual Walk/Run for Autism.

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Principal hirings: Finn & Algonquin searches rebooted; seeking parent for Finn committee; Woodward pick in negotiations

April 27, 2017 12:25:22 PM
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The search for a Principal of Finn School has been re-opened with a May 1st deadline for applications. And the school is seeking another parent to join the search committee.

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Full Day kindergarten “transition”: Tuition won’t be eliminated this fall

April 13, 2017 11:30:23 AM
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In December, the Southborough School Committee supported parents’ desires to make full day Kindergarten tuition free. But, given the costs to making a change, it’s something they planned to “transition in”.

What that transition will mean to parents in potential tuition decreases this coming fall and the next few is still unclear.

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Meet the finalists: Finn and Woodward principal candidates site visit with Meet & Greet – Monday

April 6, 2017 04:30:00 PM
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Site visits for the candidates are scheduled for Monday, April 10th and include opportunities for parents/the community to meet the finalists for Finn and Woodward principals.

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Principal finalists for Finn (and Woodward) announced; Vice Principal asks upset supporters to respect committee’s choice (Updated)

April 6, 2017 10:44:16 AM

This week, the announcement of finalists for Finn and Woodward principals spurred at group of parents to protest. Now the “passed over” candidate they rallied behind is thanking them, but asking them to back down.

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NSPAC’s monthly “Coffee and Connect” – April 5 (at C’est La Vie)

March 31, 2017 01:00:00 PM
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If you have a child with special education needs, two upcoming meetings may be of interest.

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Student academic achievements: Masters of words, math, business and more (Updated)

March 29, 2017 04:30:00 PM
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Southborough and Algonquin students have plenty to brag about. Here’s a roundup of recent academic honors.

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