5 Things, Aug. 30: Upcoming No-School Days, Basketball Tryouts
Also today: Sharon Police find an explosive device and Patch opens up a discussion on E. L. James's book, "50 Shades of Grey".
Today's Weather: Skies will be partly sunny today with a high near 76 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
1. There will be NO school for students in Sharon on Friday, Aug. 31 or Monday, Sept. 3 (Monday is Labor Day). Get the full 2012-2012 calendar here, and find out how you can use Sharon Patch during the school year.
2. Sharon Public Schools are working towards adopting new nutritional standards set forth by state legislature. Find out how this is changing your child's meal options for the better.
3. Sharon Police and Massachusetts State Police are investigating a small bottle that was found in a mailbox on Wednesday, one they deemed to be a "small explosive device".
4. The Sharon Basketball Association has announced the dates for registration and tryouts for the 2012-2013 season.
5. This week's discussion for the Patch Book Club is focused on the well-known novel, "50 Shades of Grey". Have you read the book? Let us know - join the discussion!