|Congratulations, Class of 2013!|
|On Sunday, June 2, the 302 members of the graduating class of 2013 received their diplomas. Below are highlights of the commencement exercises. To view video presentation of graduates, honors and scholarships shown at the event, click here. To view the Commencement Brochure, click here.
Masons name Paula Coyne teacher of the year
|Permanent Art Collection Inductees
Fourteen Marlborough Public Schools students have had their work chosen to be part of the district’s Permanent Art Collection. At the April 23 School Committee meeting, district Visual Arts Coordinator Julie Baker gave a presentation about the artwork chosen for the collection, asking each student to step forward and be recognized. For more information, click here. A presentation of the new artwork is below.
|MHS music groups take Disney by storm
Six Marlborough High School music groups participated in Festival Disney competition in Florida April 11-16, snagging three superior ratings, three excellent ratings, two “best in Division AA” distinctions and a best-of-festival “Gold Award.”
More than 130 Marlborough students accompanied by 23 adults made the trip to Florida’s Disney World for the national event, which is judged by some of the country’s best music educators and professional musicians.
In addition to its “Superior” rating and “Best in Division AA” distinction, the MHS Jazz Ensemble was named the best jazz ensemble of the entire festival. Colin Davis was recognized as outstanding soloist. The A Cappella group and the Wind Ensemble also received “Superior” ratings, and the Mixed Chorus, String Ensemble and Concert Band received “Excellent” ratings.
On Friday, April 26, Marlborough Public School students participated in the Special Olympics Massachusetts 2013 MetroWest School Day games at Framingham State University’s Bowditch Field. The MPS Special Education Department thanks the following for their financial and in-kind support of the district’s participation in the games: Marlborough Junior Women’s Club, Tracker Systems, Midland Graphics, Embroidery Unlimited, Framingham State University, SEPAC’s Rebecca Daugherty, MPS staffers Karen Sturges and Marie Bedard, and all of the teachers, techs, coaches, student partners and student athletes for making the day a great success. Below are some highlights of the event.
Congratulations to Marlborough High School English teacher Jose Reyes and science/technology and engineering teacher Kathleen Richov, two of just 15 advanced placement (AP) teachers throughout the state to be named “Teachers in Excellence” by Mass Insight Education and Partners in Excellence.
Teachers in Excellence are recognized for their exemplary contribution to student success through their involvement in and support of the Mass Math + Science Initiative’s (MMSI) work to increase high school AP course participation. MHS has been a four-year participant in Mass Insight Education’s Mass Math + Science Initiative (MMSI), the state’s largest academic high school math and science program aimed at underserved students. MMSI is expanding access to rigorous AP coursework and closing achievement gaps in more than 50 high schools statewide.