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

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 Read the full article → from In the media: Southborough group awards $33K in education grants

Winter RAP registration starts today

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 Read the full article → from Winter RAP registration starts today

Preliminary capital requests for the schools

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 Read the full article → from Preliminary capital requests for the schools

Area chamber of commerce has cash to give

And both students and teachers stand to benefit. First the students. Algonquin seniors are eligible to apply for $12,000 in scholarships to be awarded by the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, the chamber recently announced. Graduating seniors from other area schools are also eligible. Scholarships will be granted on the basis of scholastic achievement, Read the full article → from Area chamber of commerce has cash to give

Gift cards to help Southborough schools

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 Read the full article → from Gift cards to help Southborough schools

RAP registration starts today … or maybe tomorrow

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, Read the full article → from RAP registration starts today … or maybe tomorrow

Caring and reading at Woodward

The Community Advocate writes about special programs at Woodward, including CARE, a program focused on caring, acceptance, and respect for others, and “One School, One Read” which apparently is a school-wide book club. The best part? The programs come with assemblies. Woohoo! The first CARE assembly centered around acceptance. Students and faculty wore Hawaiian shirts Read the full article → from Caring and reading at Woodward

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