Sunday, March 25, 2012
'Celebrate America at the Cottage Street School Fun Fair' was the theme of the school PTO's largest fundraiser.
The Cottage Street School community showed its school spirit and its patriotism today. "Celebrate America at the Cottage Street School Fun Fair" was the theme of the school PTO's largest fundraiser. Students, parents and community members partook in a variety of games and actvities throughout the school. The proceeds will support programs, materials and the like for the school.
Attend the Cottage Street Fun Fair.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Support the Chernobyl Children Sharon's 7th Annual Meet & Greet Character Breakfast to benefit The Chernobyl Children Project USA Inc. will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. 2. Attend a healing prayer service The Tiferet Center of Temple Israel presents a free healing prayer service with the Hessed Committee, led by Rabbi Beth Naditch and Susie Rosenwasser, at 7:45 p.m. at Temple Israel. 3. Support the Cottage Street School PTO The Cottage Street School PTO will hold its annual Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 4. Watch the Pinewood Derby One Book One Town 2012: Sharon Reads …
Friday, March 23, 2012
Leslie Shapiro is among 50 educators nationwide headed to the 16th president's library and museum.
Cottage Street School literacy specialist and Abraham Lincoln fan Leslie Shapiro's response to a surprise Thursday was "You have no idea what this means to me." "Yes we do," a group of her colleagues, gathered in the school library, replied. Shapiro is among 50 Kindergarten to grade 12 educators -- three from Massachusetts -- receiving Horace Mann-Abraham Lincoln Fellowships to study the 16th president during a five-day institute at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The fellowship funds round-trip transportation, lodging and most meals, according to a Horace Mann press release. "I've loved studying Lincoln all of my life," Shapiro said during Thursday's ceremony. "Last year, I applied for this, and I …
Monday, March 5, 2012
Thanks to physical education teacher Tim Vigorito, Sharon is part of Mission X, a six-week physical fitness challenge spanning the globe.
Astronauts would recognize some of the agility drills and nutrition lessons Sharon's third, fourth and fifth-graders have done for the past month. And on March 30, Heights Elementary School will watch a live Webcast from NASA. All because Heights physical education teacher and Sharon Public Schools health and wellness facilitator Tim Vigorito looked to the stars at age 2, and has never stopped looking at the sky. Sharon's three elementary schools are part of Team USA in Mission X: Train Like An Astronaut, a six-week, international fitness and nutrition challenge. Three school districts are on Team USA. Heights students started on Feb. 3. Cottage and East joined last Friday, March 2. And from June 5 to June 8, Vigorito will represent NASA …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
School's 'Hoops for Heart' event raises awareness of healthy living, heart disease.
Tuesday, students played with basketballs for 40 minutes toward helping lengthen lifetimes. Holding this American Heart Association "Hoops for Heart" event promoted healthy daily living habits in the youths, said Steve Denneno, a physical education teacher at the Kindergarten to grade five school. Some students also collected donations, which will support the heart association's battle against heart disease, he said. All three Sharon elementary schools will do such events, which have touched some students in the past, Denneno said. "I've asked the question, 'How many of you know somebody who's had an issue with their heart?' And across the board, I've seen hands go up," he said. "So, they do take it personally. They think, 'Maybe I can do …
Friday, December 9, 2011
Attend the Cottage Street School's dance tonight.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Support the Cottage Street School The Cottage Street School's Family Winter Wonderland Dance is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is $10 per family in advance, $15 at the door. 2. Hear the Boston Buddha The Boston Buddha comes to the First Congregational Church of Sharon at 7 p.m. The Boston Buddha, Andy Kelley, is an ordinary guy whose mission is to explore, understand, and articulate the process of meditation - so that people can teach it to average, everyday people. 3. Attend a story time The Sharon Public Library will offer a 20- to 30-minute story time for ages 3 and under, from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Cynthia …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
SHS and East Elementary on state commended list. Sharon Middle School math named school in need of improvement for subgroups.
Sharon High School and the East Elementary School being named to the state's commended list for their MCAS scores and Adequate Yearly Progress is "a testament to the growth of their subgroups," Superintendent Timothy Farmer says. Meanwhile, state education officials have identified Sharon Middle School as a school in need of improvement for its subgroups in math, after the subgroups missed their performance targets for the second straight year, Farmer says. On the whole, school officials were "perhaps disappointed that some of the subgroups didn't demonstrate some improvement that we had hoped," says Farmer, in his first year leading the Sharon schools. Specifically, "the special education subgroup and the African-American subgroup, and to…
Monday, September 19, 2011
SMS PTO magazine drive starts today.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Attend a parenting workshop A parenting preschoolers workshop is planned for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sharon Cooperative Nursery and Day School. 2. Hear about gay composers the Lakeside Café for LGBT seniors, friends and allies will offer dinner and entertainment from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging. Pianist Mel Springer presents "Gay Composers of the 20’s and 30’s." 3. Cottage Street School begins its Back to School nights The Cottage Street School hosts a Grades K-2 Back to School Night/Book Fair at 7 p.m. 4. Sharon Middle School PTO fundraiser starts The Sharon Middle School PTO …
Sunday, September 11, 2011
School's event is Sunday treat.
Cottage Street School students shared moments to relish on Sunday. Unless they preferred ketchup, mustard or pickles. The school's Back to School BBQ drew quite a few families for hamburgers and hot dogs, and playground games. Parents also met new Principal Kevin Madden and new Assistant Principal Andrew Zides.
Remember the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 today.
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Remember 9/11 An Interfaith Service of Sacred Remembrance of Sept. 11, 2011 and its Aftermath will be held at 6 p.m. at the Unitarian Church of Sharon, Join the community choir for rehearsal at 5 p.m. 2. Hike the Beaver Brook Trail Hike the Beaver Brook Trail with the Sharon Friends of Conservation from 2 to 4 p.m. The group will meet and park at the western (non-station house, outbound) side of the parking lot. Go the southern end. This is the end opposite the bridge. 3. Enjoy a cookout The Cottage Street School has a Back to School BBQ from 1 to 4 p.m. 4. Visit a music school The Dedham School of Music holds an …