Neary students raise money for the Jimmy Fund

October 26, 2011 03:02:43 PM
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Two Neary students will be the first to tell you that sometimes making a difference doesn’t take anything more than some spare change and a little bit of initiative.

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Local authors help Neary students celebrate Book Week

March 15, 2010 03:24:41 PM
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It’s all about books this week at Neary, and that means it’s also all about authors. Three local authors — along with one entertaining storyteller — will visit the school this week to talk with the fourth and fifth graders and read some of their latest work.

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A nourishing lesson at Neary

January 25, 2010 04:27:58 PM
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Home bakers know there’s nothing like a fresh loaf of bread straight out of the oven. Thanks to a recent school program, a few hundred Neary kids and their families now know the same thing. They also know the bread tastes even better when you give it away.

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Help Neary and the environment at the same time

January 20, 2010 02:08:17 PM

We’ve talked about various ways you can help the schools earn extra money – we’ve also talked about why they need the extra money. Here’s another way that has the bonus of also benefiting the environment.

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In the media: Southborough group awards $33K in education grants

June 24, 2009 06:54:31 AM

The Metrowest Daily News reported recently that the Southborough Education Foundation awarded $33,000 in grants to fund new programs in Southborough schools and at Algonquin. “So many teachers out there are doing the work and coming up with grant ideas to make the schools better,” said foundation President Nicki Healey. The grant money will go […]

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Neary students visit the State House

June 22, 2009 02:04:20 PM

Last Monday Neary fifth graders took a field trip to the State House in Boston. They toured the historic building and met with both of Southborough’s State Representatives — Representative Carolyn Dykema and Representative Danielle Gregorie.

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Neary principal retiring, future of the school under a microscope

May 14, 2009 10:33:31 AM

After three years as principal of Neary, Joanne Irish has decided to retire at the end of the year. Irish told school committee members last night that she and her husband are relocating to the Cape. Superintendent Charles Gobron thanked Irish for all she had done, and for her “kindness toward students, parents, and teachers.” […]

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Trottier and Neary jazz bands win medals at district festival

May 13, 2009 03:57:51 PM

It was all about jazz at Trottier yesterday as bands from throughout the area took part in the Central District Junior Jazz Festival. And our hometown bands had an excellent showing. At the end of the night the Trottier band walked away with a gold medal, and the Neary band got silver. The festival, sponsored […]

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Winter RAP registration starts today

January 19, 2009 12:02:35 PM

Online registration for Recreation After School Programs (RAP) begins today. Walk-in registration starts tomorrow. The winter RAP schedule runs February 2 through March 20. Programs are offered at Finn, Woodward, Neary, and Trottier and cover everything from cheerleading to martial arts to cooking to woodworking. There’s even a program at Woodward for Beasties drawing with […]

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Preliminary capital requests for the schools

December 24, 2008 05:45:00 AM

At the Southborough School Committee meeting earlier this month, Superintendent Charles Gobron presented a preliminary version of the operating budget for fiscal year 2010. Totaling $16.4 million, the budget does not include capital requests like computer equipment and major maintenance projects. While a final version of capital requests won’t be available until next month, Gobron […]

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Gift cards to help Southborough schools

December 1, 2008 10:06:00 AM

With a little extra planning this holiday season, your gifts to family and friends can also be a gift to Southborough schools. A fundraising program offered by the Southborough Organization for Schools lets you purchase gift cards for national retailers to give as gifts or to use for your own holiday shopping. You purchase the […]

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Community Reading Day at Finn and Neary

October 27, 2008 11:58:00 AM

Cyndi Barnes reads “My Teacher for President” to kindergartners at the Finn School in Southborough. (Photo by Metrowest Daily News) Friday was Community Reading Day at Finn and Neary, an annual event that brings adults from throughout the community into the schools to read to the kids. This year’s event, sponsored by the Southborough Organization […]

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RAP registration starts today … or maybe tomorrow

October 23, 2008 11:14:00 AM

According to the Recreation Department website, walk-in and online registration for Recreation After School Programs (RAP) begins “Friday, October 23.” Hmm. Does that mean today or tomorrow? A quick call to the Rec Department revealed the answer: registration starts today! The Fall RAP schedule runs November 10 through December 12. Programs are offered at Finn, […]

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Schools cutting down on paper

September 30, 2008 09:40:00 AM

A recent article in the Metrowest Daily News profiled the efforts of area schools to cut down on paper use. Things like sending newsletters via email or posting grades online. Neary School is also doing its part. Last week was the final week for sending home paper versions of the Thursday Packet, a listing of […]

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