In the Schools: Canton's November 14 Edition
A musical at Canton High and a ladies night out.
“Once Upon a Mattress” at CHS This Weekend
Canton Drama presents the musical “Once Upon a Mattress” at the Canton High School Auditorium this Friday and Saturday. A musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, “The Princess and the Pea,” the musical tells the story of Prince Dauntless’ search for a wife, and the plucky princess Winnifred (or “Fred”) who swims the castle moat in her quest to be the lucky girl. Show time is 7:00 p.m. for both nights, and tickets are available at the door for $12 adults, $10 students and seniors.
BHR Student Chosen for DESE Advisory Council
Torey Johnson, a senior at Blue Hills Regional Technical School, has been chosen to represent career and technical students on the Vocational Technical Education Advisory Council of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
The Vocational Technical Education Advisory Council meets four times during the school year to talk about issues that relate to career and technical education in Massachusetts. As its student representative, Johnson will be the voice of thousands of technical students statewide.
“Being on the Vocational Technical Education Advisory Board is a great honor,” said Johnson. “I am very excited to be a part of the meetings and to be an advocate for all career and technical education students.”
Hansen Collects “Coats for Kids”
Hansen Elementary School is participating in the Anton’s Cleaners “Coats for Kids” drive through January 8. Gently-used, warm, winter jackets will be collected at the school and distributed by community agencies to those in need. All good-quality winter coats, including those for adults and babies, will be accepted. No rips, stains or broken zippers, please.
Cole-Harrington Enrichment Registration Thursday
Cole-Harrington after-school enrichment will hold registration for its winter courses on Thursday, November 17 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Cole-Harrington building, located behind Galvin Middle School. The session, for elementary students, runs from December 12 through March 16, 2012; for more information, visit www.coleharrington.com.
St. John’s Hosts “Ladies’ Night Out” Friday
St. John the Evangelist School will host an evening of shopping and stand-up comedy on Friday from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the Parish Center. Featuring Mary Ellen Rinaldi’s Comedy Show, the evening will include light appetizers, a dessert buffet, vendors, cash bar, DJ and raffle prizes. Tickets $25; call the school at (781) 828-2130 for more information.
CPS Upcoming Events
- November 23: Early release day, Thanksgiving recess
- November 24-25: Thanksgiving recess
- December 1: School Committee meeting 7:00 p.m., Canton High School Distance Learning Lab
- December 7: Early release day, professional development