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by Robert Stewart   Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Chesson announced this week that all in-person classes at the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School will be suspended until Jan. 11 and that learning during this period will be moved to fully remote. The School District took this...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee will pursue a $1.4M track to be located behind the Middle School South, adjacent to the proposed new Florence Roche Elementary School site. “This decision,” he said, “...
Home schooling in Groton has seen increases over last year as parents of kindergarten- aged children choose to keep their children home during the Pandemic.   by Robert Stewart   A report presented to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) that oversees public...

Chef-Instructor Paul Wilson and 2016 Nashoba Tech graduate Shelby Dudley show off one of the pies the school bakery makes for the holidays. Dudley is interning at Nashoba Tech this semester Courtesy photo.

When Paul Wilson owned a restaurant, he often employed high school students in the kitchen and as waitstaff. So when he decided to spend the twilight of his culinary career as a teacher, he knew what he was getting into.      Of course, he didn’t count on changing careers in the middle of a...
• GDRS District One of 134 School Districts in State to Participate in COVID-19 Testing Program Inside the Schools. • In-Person Learning Plan Key Factor in State’s Inauguration of Testing Students and Staff Inside Schools. • Testing Program Implemented as School District Experiences...
Nashoba Valley Technical High School notifies all members of the Class of 2013 that, at the direction of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education under Chapter 71 of the General Laws, their temporary records will be destroyed after February 2021. The students’ permanent...
 Martin J. Connors, President of Rollstone Bank & Trust. 
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Rollstone Bank & Trust has donated $25,000 to fund a pilot program to help students at St. Bernard’s High School in Fitchburg, MA to explore financial aid opportunities for college through Campus Bound a company that specializes in helping families to identify, apply and afford the college...
Sources of Infection Are Outside of School District and School Buildings by Robert Stewart   While the numbers do not reflect a mini-outbreak of positive COVID-19 cases in the school district, school officials have reported that two more students in the school district have tested positive...
UMass Lowell research projects, ranging from developing new protective gear and sensors to ensure food and water are safe to advanced wireless communications, were recently awarded nearly $12 million in federal funding through the Fiscal Year 20 Defense Appropriations bill.      Two dozen...
Gateway to College National Network celebrated 20 years working with at risk youth and vulnerable populations at their National Peer Learning conference which was held virtually in July. MWCC Gateway to College alumni Eden Shaveet, Jasson Alvardo-Gomez, Sidney Myers, and Abraham Bravo joined...

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