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ABC40 is looking to recognize all the good going on in our area schools.

That’s why we’re launching the ABC40 Honor Roll. Each day on 40 in the Morning and ABC40 News at 5:30 p.m., we’ll put the spotlight on a student, class or club that’s doing something special.

We’re looking for you to send us information about all good things - large and small - that you feel are worth recognition, especially those that acknowledge achievement in academics, citizenship and the arts.

Please feel free to email your suggestions to 40inthemorning@wggb.com.

For certain events, we may wish to send a news crew, but if it’s something that’s already taken place, we’d be happy to use your images (*.jpg files preferred) on the air.

We are greatly looking forward to working with you to show off the best Western Massachusetts has to offer - our children.

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Spread Message of Equality

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May 8th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Springfield Central High School has a brand new gender equality club. Both male and female students meet weekly to discuss issues facing women. Students also began their own version of the "clothes-line project."...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Central High School Holds Important Fair

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May 7th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Springfield Central High School will be holding a fair for parents of transitioning students with disabilities.  The fair will be a great resource for all special education students with learning physical, emotional and...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Perform with the Maestro

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May 6th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - Earlier this year The Maestro of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Kevin Rhodes held The Rhodes Concerto Competition. The winners of this competition had the honor to perform with The Springfield Symphony...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Kids Walk for Great Cause

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May 5th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Students at Mittineague Elementary School in West Springfield participated in a 5K walk to help end childhood cancer. The kids raised money for St. Jude's children's hospital. They reached out to businesses asking...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Hold Unique Science Fair

May 1st, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -  Students at Heritage Academy in Longmeadow held a science fair which focused on the systems of the body. Students created models of the nervous, circulatory, and digestive systems from items that otherwise would have...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Take Trip of Life Time

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April 25th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - Ten middle school students from Heritage Academy spent two years fundraising to sponsor their trip to Israel. During their trip they helped plant trees and took part in an archaeological dig. They hiked several...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Turners Falls Students Giving Back

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April 24th, 2014
TURNERS FALLS, Mass. (WGGB ) -  High Schoolers, Jordyn Fiske and Maddie Currier from Turners Falls joined the "Operation, Love my Dress" Campaign. It is a program funded by The Pioneer Valley U.S.O. The girls made posters calling on friends,...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Celebrate Kindness

April 23rd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) Students in West Springfield grades four through twelve competed in a poster contest for an anti-bullying campaign. It was organized by the West Springfield public schools bullying task force. The theme was...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Earn Two Golds

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April 17th, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) - Agawam High School's Ensemble and Symphony band recently performed at Renowned Mechanics Hall in Worcester as part of the Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association's 16th annual Gold Medal Showcase. And both groups won a...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Show off Diversity

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April 16th, 2014

ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Raise Money to help Teacher

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April 15th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) Chicopee - Students at Belcher School in Chicopee recently had a penny wars competition. The School raised two-thousand dollars for Griffin's Friends. This fundraiser goes to support their second grade teacher, Mrs....

ABC40 Honor Roll – A Breakfast Dinner for a Great Cause

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April 11th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) - Mary-Kate Beaupre is a senior at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School in Northampton and is the president of the schools "Skills USA" Chapter. Skills USA is a national program for more than 300,000...

ABC40 Honor Roll Live: Pathfinder Regional

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April 11th, 2014
PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) -- Honor Roll Live is set to hit the road again. This week, we head to the home of the Pioneers - Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School. And we were surely in for a treat! "What did you make?”...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Longmeadow Students set to Perform

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April 10th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) - The drama club at Williams Middle School in Longmeadow will be performing "Murder at the Goon Show" Friday night. The performance is a weekly TV show featuring bizarre talent like "Glob the Grease" and "A Psychic...

ABC40 Honor Roll – Commerce Students Set to Perform

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April 9th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Students at the High School of Commerce will be performing Shakespeare's MacBeth tomorrow and Friday afternoon at 5 pm. The play will feature betrayal, drama and even sword fighting. Adult tickets are five dollars...