Find out how you can help families affected by the incident in Newtown, Connecticut last week
1. The Sharon Schools will be on December break from Dec. 23 to Jan. 2. The Sharon High boys' basketball team will be traveling to Foxborough Friday night, while the Eagle girls' basketball team will be hosting the Warriors. Both games are 6:30 p.m. 3.The Sharon Conservation Commission will be meeting Thursday, Dec. 20, in the Upper Level Conference Room at Town Hall at 7:45 p.m. 4. If you're looking to help out families affected by the incident in Newtown, Connecticut last Friday, click here. 5. Help Patch build a huge virtual card to the Newtown community and let them know they are in your heart and on your mind.
Sharon School Superintendent Tim Farmer posted an articles on the school website on how to talk about the Newtown tragedy.
Monday, December 17, 2012
The following message was posted on the Sharon School Department's website by superintendent Tim Farmer on Friday after learning of the shooting in Newtown. (Friday's) tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT is difficult to talk about and even harder to understand. As I'm sure you know, however, your children, our students, take many of their cues about local, regional, national, and world events from us. As a result, it is important for the adults in children's lives to be reasonable, reassuring, and truthful with children when discussing difficult issues. Below please find a few suggestions, by age level, that parents/staff may want to use. When tragedy strikes, everyone's sense of safety becomes uncertain. As adults in …