On Oct. 15, MPS schools mailed out letters to parents/guardians regarding the 2014 MCAS scores, school accountability and performance, and initiatives that target areas for improvement. Also included with each letter grades K-8 was a Title 1 Compact for parents. To view your school’s DESE 2014 Report Card, Report Card Overview, principal’s letter and Title 1 compact, visit the district’s MCAS/PARCC/NCLB Report Cards/Accountability webpage.
|Survey participation request
In cooperation with the City of Marlborough and as a member of the Cable Advisory Committee, the Marlborough Public Schools requests your participation in an online survey in preparation to renew the city’s cable television license agreements. This very short Cable Television License Renewal Survey is an important step in gauging residents’ opinions about local cable services. If you are a Marlborough resident, please take a couple of minutes for this survey (deadline is Nov. 19), and thank you in advance: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8RCHQT
|84 MHS students receive John & Abigail Adams Scholarships
On Friday, Oct. 10, MHS Interim Principal Wendy Jack announced that 84 MHS seniors have been named John and Abigail Adams scholars. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts created this merit scholarship program to reward hard work and achievement by Massachusetts students, and to encourage students to go to college at one of the state’s top-notch, public, higher education institutions. The scholarship entitles each recipient to four years of free tuition at any University of Massachusetts campus, or at any state or community college. The choice is based on outstanding MCAS results. For the list of awardees, click here. Congratulations to all!
|MA Secretary of Education attends STEM Award presentation
On Thursday, September 18, PTC presented the STEM Early College High School program with its Academy Champion Award in honor of our long-standing relationship and our dedication to strengthening the STEM college- and career- readiness pipeline. In attendance was Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew Malone, a champion of STEM educational programs. To learn more and view a slideshow of the event, click here!
|A Cappella group featured
The Marlborough High School A Cappella group recently was featured on WMCT magazine – click here to check it out!
|Celebrating Labor Day
Marlborough Public Schools had quite a presence in Monday’s Labor Day parade! Check out some of these photos of the MHS Athletic and Music students, staff and supporters. And, thank you to our community photographers who donated the pictures!
|MPS faculty and staff welcomed back
On Aug. 25, Marlborough Public Schools teachers and support staff met for the district’s Opening Day celebration. MHS senior and saxophonist Sarah Hanahan opened with the National Anthem, and the MHS A Cappella Choir performed Steve Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered.” The event included a presentation by Superintendent Richard Langlois with an overview of recent accomplishments, events and initiatives on the horizon for this year, and the district’s overarching goals for the 2014-15 school year. Additionally, staff services awards were presented by district administrators. To view the presentation, click here.
|Happy Labor Day!
Fourth-graders who attended this summer's English language learners camp want to wish everyone a Happy Labor Day with this poem they wrote and performed at the end of the five-week camp. For more camp highlights, visit our ELL 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 - including their August open houses at the elementary schools - please click here.