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Back-to-School Information:
  • School supply lists grades K-8 have been posted by grade level in English, Portuguese and Spanish on the individual school webpages.
  • The district calendar for the 2014-15 school year is posted above – see the quick link at the top of this page. Additionally, confirmed 2014-15 event dates are now on the website’s online calendars.
  • Bus routes will be posted in late August.
  • Applications for the district’s Free & Reduced Lunch Program can be processed ASAP. See our Lunch Menus/Food Services webpage for information and applications.
  • New to the district? See our Registration & Parent Outreach Center webpage for information about registering your child for school.
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Seeking Hall of Fame Nominations
Marlborough High School is seeking nominations for induction into the 2014 MHS Athletic Hall of Fame. For more information, visit our Athletic Programs webpage.

Before/After-School Program information:
On June 24, the School Committee approved the bid for Kidsborough to lease district space for its before- and after-school program grades K-8 for the 2014-15 school year. For information about the program, please click here.

Congratulations, Grads!
The Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2014 was held June 1 in the Marlborough High School Fieldhouse. Below are highlights of the day. To view the graduation program, click here. To view the graduation presentation highlighting scholarship awards and future plans, click here. To click to read the valedictorian and salutatorian speeches.
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Top of the Class of 2014!
Congratulations to seniors Nicholas Dell Isola and Laura Syers, the Class of 2014 Valedictorian and Salutatorian (respectively)!

Mark your calendars: Graduation is 2 p.m. Sunday, June 1, in the Marlborough High School Field House!

Relay For Life
This year's Relay for Life will be Friday, June 6, beginning at 6 p.m. at Ghiloni Park. This year marks the 16th year Marlborough High School has participated in the event. To join the team in its fund-raising efforts to help find the cure for cancer and support cancer survivors and their families, visit
http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=59456.

Kane's Tania Benedetto named teacher of the year
The Marlborough Freemasons of United Brethren Lodge and the Marlborough Public Schools are very pleased to announce that three Marlborough Public Schools educators have been chosen to receive teacher-of-the-year awards.

Kane kindergarten teacher Tania Benedetto has been named 2014 Teacher of the Year. Marlborough High School guidance counselor Steven Bishop and Whitcomb Middle School math teacher Karen Suvalskas have been named finalists.

Candidates for teacher of the year are nominated by their peers, then screened by the district’s administrative team. Recommendations are forwarded to the Masons, who determine the winners. Each is presented with an award and a stipend to be used in his/her classroom or department as he/she sees fit – no paperwork or strings attached.

The three awardees will be recognized at a reception and dinner at Jacobs Hall Masonic Lodge, 8 Newton St., on Thursday, May 15. A social hour will begin at 5 p.m., with dinner following at 6 p.m.

The public is invited to celebrate these dedicated professionals and highlight the great work being done in all of the city schools. Tickets are $25 each and are available at Marlborough schools’ office or by contacting Joe Delano at joe.delano@lpl.com  or at (508) 460-8889.

Photo: Masons Mike Miller, Dan Vogel and Joe Delano surprised Kane Elementary kindergarten teacher Tania Benedetto with her teacher-of-the-year award on April 17. Shown with them are Kane Principal Steven Silvestri, Assistant Principal Magaly Sanchez, and Executive Director of Primary and Elementary Education Gabby Abrams.

Chinese students visit Marlborough High School

During the week of March 24, Marlborough High School hosted 10 Chinese students for six days as part of the Cambridge Institute of International Education. The tenth-graders shadowed MHS students, attended classes, and participated in activities to learn about American culture and share theirs with MHS.

A video (click here) compiled by MHS Mandarin Chinese Teacher Xiaoshu Jing highlights the week of experiences, which included a visit to Boston to experience the sights and sounds of the city.

Last fall, MHS applied to be a host school for international students, and the application was approved. Participation in the institute will bring wonderful perspectives to the school and will help MPS students increase their global knowledge as well as share the wonderful educational opportunities available in our schools. We hope this visit will lead to enrollment by international students at MHS and will facilitate the creation of a truly global community in the Marlborough schools.

We thank the MHS staff who worked to make this opportunity possible and especially our host families for their hospitality.

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