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South High Band Needs Our Help

John Monfredo, Worcester School Committee South High School Band “The South High Community School Band will serve as an official representative of the State of Massachusetts in commemoration of the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence”, stated John P. Wiscombe, president of the Music Celebration International, L.L.C.  in a letter…


New School Superintendent Timeline

The School Committee has initiated its search for a new Superintendent. The Community Involvement Committee would like to extend an invitation to be a part of a very important step in this process which is to identify the qualities the members are seeking in our new Superintendent. The open Community Forums…


Threat at Quabbin Regional being Investigated

Threat being investigated at Quabbin Regional in Barre BARRE – One person has been detained and students at Quabbin Regional High School are sheltering in place while state and local police investigate unspecified threats made to the school.Police Chief Erik Demetropoulous said students are remaining in their classrooms, but teaching…


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Novick to join MASC

Former School Committee Member Tracy Novick will be joining th Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) as a Field Director and Social Media specialist.  Below is the announcement from MASC   Novick Joins MASC as Field Director – MASC (Massachusetts Association of School Committees) MASC welcomes new Field Director for…



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Fourth Annual Bullying Prevention & Education Conference

The 4th Annual Bullying Prevention and Education Conference will be held on Thursday March 3rd at North High School Keynote Speaker  Kirk Smalley – Stand for the Silent   Stand for the Silent was organized in 2010 by a group of students from the Oklahoma State University/Oklahoma City Upward Bound…


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Whiskey Bars Taking Over Worcester

If you have not noticed there will be thre, count them, three Whiskey Bars in Worcester.  All with a different fervor.  Below is a write up on two of them.  Just a few more things happening in the Woo.   Whiskey on Water will truck in the food for Worcester…




Common Core or Common Sense?

Common Core and The Fight Over Education – Worcester Mag The pride and joy of Massachusetts has always been education. With some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the nation – from Harvard to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to Worcester Polytechnic Institute – and top-ranking test scores…