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

Bus Routes and Finn-Woodward Bus Monitors

August 23, 2016 07:30:00 AM
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The first two days of school, volunteers monitor the Finn-Woodward bus route.

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Back to school dates: Registration, Open Houses, athletic start, and Ice Cream Social

August 22, 2016 11:30:00 AM
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With school just over a week away, back to school activities are already starting. Here are the dates you should know.

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Deadline for changes/additions to school directory – August 24th (Last chance to opt in/out)

August 19, 2016 01:30:00 PM
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The SOS is about to print (and launch) the directories for the new school year.

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Algonquin back in Newsweek top 500

August 12, 2016 11:30:00 AM
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Newsweek published its annual list of top 500 high schools. Algonquin Regional High School was ranked #129 for the nation.

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Tiny Tomahawks still accepting pre-K signup for fall

August 11, 2016 09:30:00 AM
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The Tiny Tomahawks preschool program at Algonquin has some openings for the fall.

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Back to school supply lists posted for K-8

August 3, 2016 08:58:36 AM
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If you’ve been waiting to find out what supplies you need, wait no longer.

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Update on Assabet JROTC program: Instructor resigns, administration claims refuted, outside funding rejected, but program continues

August 1, 2016 11:25:39 AM

Southborough Wicked Local reports that the program’s original instructor has resigned over the school’s handling of staffing and budget issues.

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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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