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 "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 …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
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.
The team held a Project Purple fundraiser at last Friday’s game.
The Westborough High School varsity girls lacrosse team held a Project Purple fundraiser at last Friday’s game. Team captains Karli Gavin, Sarah Connors and Charlotte Kruse led the project. “This year, over 100,000 kids had the courage and took a chance by wearing purple to school," said Project Purple founder Chris Herren, who spoke at Westborough High School recently. "Project Purple is about creating a sober culture within our school system. We will continue to educate, raise awareness, build self-esteem and empower kids to stand up against substance abuse.”" Herren's talk inspired the WHS girls lacrosse captains to develop last Friday's event. “Losing a very close family member to a drug addiction, I wanted a way to give back to …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Three soccer teams and the JV field hockey team have openings.
Want to coach high school soccer or field hockey? Westborough High School seeks boys varsity soccer, boys JV soccer, girls JV soccer, and JV field hockey coaches for the fall season, Director of Athletics Johanna DiCarlo said today. A letter of interest and a resume should be sent by June 1 to DiCarlo at Westborough High, 90 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.
The school's second 'mini' Relay For Life is Saturday.
Bring beach, Disney and carnival-themed gear to the Westborough High School track on Saturday. The organizers of the high school’s second “mini” Relay For Life are trying to raise more than $16,000 – last year’s total – for cancer research and awareness. The WHS Relay, which has a carnival theme, is from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. There were 15 teams with 130 participants signed up as of Monday, freshman Pippa Skidmore said. The event has raised $6,815, she said. The event co-chairs are seniors Anna Skidmore and Catie Raissipour. On Saturday, check-in opens at 9 a.m. During a Relay For Life, people form teams and walk around a track lined with luminaria personalized with photos and names of loved ones who have survived cancer, are …