Day: November 20, 2013

In This Week’s Print Edition… November 20, 2013

Where to Buy a Copy Subscribe for Home Delivery Tanks & Military Vehicles Bound for Stow Rob Collings, President of the Collings Foundation based in Stow, is planning an expansion of the exhibit facility there to house a new, expansive military vehicle collection. The $30m collection was donated to the Foundation this summer, with its […]

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Curriculum Costs for Nashoba Budget

By Ann Needle

Last night’s Nashoba School Committee meeting hinted at more of next year’s resources being devoted to assessing performance and managing the core curriculum. Center and Nashoba Regional High Schools also reported on their activities, and administration feted the latest national recognition for the high school.

NRHS received kudos recently from Newsweek magazine, which ranked it among the top 2,000 high schools in the nation. At 451, the high school’s rank was based on such factors as graduation and college acceptance rates; average scores on major standardized tests, such as the SAT; average scores on Advanced Placement and other college-level courses; and how many students have taken at least one of the AP/college-level courses.

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A Human Life Story

By Nancy Arsenault

For Stow’s Jody Newman, her most difficult personal experiences are just milestones along life’s path. For the creators of the Boston Museum of Science Hall of Human Life, unveiled last weekend, Newman’s experiences are significant enough to be featured permanently in the interactive exhibit.

The Hall of Human Life explores the human body and its systems in ways that traditional museum exhibits have never done before. Working their way through the hall, visitors learn exactly how their bodies do both simple and complex actions such as sleep, breathe and recognize faces. There are interactive stations and personal data collections that anonymously gather and feed one’s own personal responses back to the exhibit’s pool of information.

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Nashoba Sends Shakespeare to India

By Ann Needle
It sports a plot seemingly ripped from reality TV, though it was written more than 400 years ago. William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream takes to the Nashoba Regional High School stage this weekend — with a twist guaranteed to put zip into what was already one of Shakespeare’s liveliest works.
“There are things in this that you are definitely not expecting,” stressed Director Bill Grady. “But I’d rather keep it a surprise.” For those who crave a hint: The surprise lies in a form of very, very lively, and lushly choreographed, Indian dancing.

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The Independent Clause

Alrighty, I think I’m all set with this whole winter time dark and freezing cold weather now. That was fun, and now I would like it to be spring please. This November has certainly seen some really cold temps. Novembers of recent past have been fairly mild throughout the month. This feels more like January. […]

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Public Safety Log

Excerpts from the Public Safety Logs. Please note, arrests are made based on probable cause but do not determine  guilt or innocence until proven in court. Monday November 11, 2013 9:36am LARCENY A walk-in requested to speak with an officer regarding her stolen ring.  An officer advised the woman. Tuesday November 12, 2013 3:45pm ACCIDENT […]

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Calendar

Randall Library Programs The Randall Library has a new website!!- Check out our new library website at http://www.RandallLibraryStow.org  to find out the latest news on upcoming events, programs, reading suggestions and a whole lot more. Stow Solar Seminar A Solar Seminar will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21 at […]

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