Administrative Changes Headline Worcester Board of Education Meeting


Some changes at several Worcester County Schools after the Worcester County Board of Education meeting Tuesday. Following the retirements of Worcester Technical High School Principal Tom Zimmer and Assistant Principal Wynnette Hansen, the Board has appointed Tony Bevilacqua to return to the school as principal, and LaVerne Cray will transfer from Showell Elementary School to…

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Ribbon Cut on New Showell Elementary School


The ribbon was cut Friday on the new Showell Elementary School off Route 589. The school has actually been open since September of 2020 – however the coronavirus pandemic delayed the ribbon cutting and celebration of the new school. Today the first available time that officials could safely gather to celebrate the new school. The…

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New Showell Elementary School Opens Amid Pandemic

New Showell Elementary School (photo courtesy of Worcester County Public Schools)

The new Showell Elementary School has opened through the pandemic, and although Worcester County Schools have switched to all-virtual instruction temporarily the new building is a point of local pride. It’s nearly twice the size of the old Showell Elementary School, which opened in 1976. It has a number of architectural features designed to promote…

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