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US Department of Education has selected Mount Wachusett Community College to received funding under the Talent Search Program in two grants totaling $662,926.      Talent Search identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher...
Nashoba Valley Technical High School started the 2021-2022 school year with its largest freshman class in nearly 35 years.      In all, 208 freshmen – the largest incoming class since 1987 – are attending Nashoba Tech, an increase of about 25 from last year. And all of them are from within the...
The graduating fourth graders (SU class of 2021) at Swallow Union Elementary school made a gift to the school upon their graduation. Their families donated the funds to pay for the wood to build a bridge on the trails behind Swallow Union Elementary School. The bridge will be used in gym classes...
With a request from the Groton-Dunstable Superintendent's Office, this COVID-19 bus arrived at the Groton-Dunstable Middle School on Tuesday, one day prior to the start of school, with the objective of providing free vaccinations to any resident, faculty or staff member, or students of age who had...
• After Initial Differences Over Mask Requirements, Board of Health and School Committee Vote to Require Students to Wear Masks When Schools Open This Fall • Mask Requirement Includes All Students in Grades PreK - 12 • Watchdog Parent Group Believes Data Does Not Support Mask Requirement;...
On page one of this week’s newspaper, there is a story about the School Committee’s decision requiring all students to wear masks when school reopens this fall. At the School Committee’s August 11 public meeting to consider this decision, Superintendent Laura Chesson made the following comments...
Isaac Zhang      Congratulations to Groton-Dunstable HS pitcher Isaac Zhang who was selected to play for Team Johnson in the Junior Select MA State All-Star game as one of the top juniors in the state.      The Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association (MBCA) hosted its two annual All-Star...
In recent weeks, several issues have led some parents to be concerned that the Groton-Dunstable schools may be teaching and espousing certain values that parents believe should be the prerogative of families rather than a public institution. Consequently, these concerned parents have formed a group...
by Robert Stewart   The School Building Committee, which is finalizing plans for construction of the new Florence Roche Elementary School building, heard two proposals from Groton Electric Light Department last week to reduce the building’s carbon footprint. The first and less controversial...
Focus of Criticism Centers on Curriculum Issues and Background of New Coordinator by Robert Stewart   Controversy within the school community over the recently reorganized Pupil Personnel Services Department erupted again last week at the June 23 School Committee meeting following selection...

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