Friday, May 24, 2013
Project Graduation again will be held graduation weekend.
Westborough High School seniors and their parents again will travel down Memory Lane after the June 8 graduation. The Project Graduation chemical-free post-graduation gathering organized by parents again will include Memory Lane, “a Westborough tradition” in which “parents create a 20 by 30 poster that is of and about their child. And those posters are displayed at Project Graduation,” according to Donna Kelly, a Project Graduation trustee. “It’s like a gift for the parents, and the kids: not to look at yours,” she said. Project Graduation will be held from 10 a.m. June 8 to 5 a.m. June 9 at the Teamworks-Northborough indoor recreation facility, the event’s host since its’ inception about 20 years ago. Admission is free for the 2013 …
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association North/Central/West 2013 Girls Golf Disrict Championship is next Wednesday.
Six members of the Westborough High School girls golf team will compete in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association North/Central/West 2013 Girls Golf Disrict Championship next week. The Rangers will send Marissa Goebel, Isla Duckett, Sadie Smith, Stephanie Huang, Molly Burke and Yaeeun Ji to next Wednesday's event at the Gardner Municipal Golf Course, according to the MIAA website. Each golfer will be grouped with two or three opponents. The Westborough golfers' tee times are: Goebel, 10:06 a.m.; Duckett, 10:22 a.m.; Smith, 10:46 a.m.; Huang, 11:10 a.m.; Burke, 11:34 a.m.; and Ji, 11:42 a.m.
The Westborough School Committee voted 3-2 on Wednesday night.
The Westborough School Committee voted 3-2 against its subcommittee’s proposed clarifications to its chemical health policy on Wednesday night. In addition, Vice Chairman Stephen Doret presented his proposed draft that, he said, “protects and utilizes the good elements of our chemical health policy” and “defines the responsibilities and duties of the school committee and the administration” relative to state law. Doret said he patterned his text after those used at such schools as Boston University and Harvard University. School committee members said they had just received Doret’s draft. The board plans to discuss it on June 5, and possibly vote that night as well. The vote Wednesday night came nearly one month after a number of parents …
The "Face Off For a Cause" was the Westborough High team's community service project.
The Westborough and Algonquin Regional High School varsity boys lacrosse teams raised about $2,000 Wednesday night to support wounded soldiers, Westborough head coach Tom Baker said. The proceeds from the "Face Off For a Cause" match at Westborough High benefitted the Wounded Warrior Project, which seeks "to honor and empower Wounded Warriors who incurred a physical or mental injury, illnesses, or wound, co-incident to (their) military service on or after September 11, 2001," according to its website. The fundraiser was the Rangers' community service project, Baker said. Admission was free, but donations were accepted, he said. Both teams and their coaches wore special uniforms during the game. Algonquin won, 7-6, Baker said.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
About 180 people participated Saturday.
"Hope" and a heart glowed with love on opposite ends of the Westborough High School football bleachers Saturday night. White, candle-filled bags personalized to honor someone either battling cancer, someone who has survived cancer or someone who has died of cancer formed these images. A number of loved ones walked the track in their honor over 12 hours, starting at 10 a.m. The second Westborough High School "mini" Relay For Life drew about 180 participants and raised about $13,000 for the fight against cancer, said senior Catie Raissipour, who co-chaired the event with classmate Anna Skidmore.
Monday, May 20, 2013
The Rangers will donate the proceeds from Wednesday night's game to the Wounded Warrior Project.
"My son's friends are in the military," Westborough High School varsity boys lacrosse head coach Tom Baker said Friday. "A lot of them will probably be deployed soon." Soldiers, veterans and their families are encouraged to attend Wednesday night's game between the Rangers and visiting Algonquin. The proceeds from the 5 p.m. "Face Off For a Cause" match at Westborough High will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, which seeks "to honor and empower Wounded Warriors who incurred a physical or mental injury, illnesses, or wound, co-incident to (their) military service on or after September 11, 2001," according to its website. The fundraiser is the Rangers' community service project, Baker said. Admission is free, but donations will be …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Ticket sales from a game between the Grafton Indians and the Westborough Rangers benefitted the One Fund on Friday.
Although slow to gain momentum in the first quarter, Grafton's top scorers were too much for the Westborough defense to handle on Friday during one of the final lacrosse games of the season. "We try to keep the intensity up the whole time, listen to each other on the field and listen to coaches on the sideline," said Alan Rotatori, head coach of Grafton's Varsity lacrosse team. The team is 15-2 this season and has qualified for the playoffs which start following the final two games of the season. The Indians defeated the Rangers 17-9. All proceeds from ticket sales at the event that was attended by dozens of local residents benefited the One Fund.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
'Q' and 'U' are married during a ceremony involving the Fales Elementary School Kindergarten classes.
A wedding at the Fales Elementary School on Friday brought tears to the I's. "Q" and "U" were pronounced "quwa" by Kindergarten teachers Kathy Lay, Heather Hummel and Nancy Stanton -- and their students -- during outdoor ceremonies. And only "R","S" and "T" will separate the happy couple (in the alphabet). "U" vowed to make "Q" its "partner in the making of the words," and promised to stand beside "Q" except when beginning its own words. "Q" vowed to make "U" its partner in making words, and to always have "U" next to it "before any other letter of the alphabet." Numerous parents attended, as did Principal Maryann Stannard, School Superintendent Marianne O'Connor and Westborough High School fine arts teacher Matt Lefebvre. Students took …
The Relay For Life is today.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Westborough High School Student Council members played games with seniors today.
A fun afternoon was in the cards for Westborough seniors and high school students today. Westborough High School Student Council members played Monopoly, Scrabble and other board games with seniors at the Westborough Senior Center.