Friday, February 15, 2013
Fifth graders will be taking part in the competition this year as well.
More than 30 adult teams from Sharon will test their spelling skills in March as part of the annual Sharon Education Foundation Spelling Bee. Slated for Thursday, March 21, the event will allow one winning team to have their names permanently engraved on the perpetual SEF Spelling Bee Trophy, according to an announcement on the Sharon Public Schools website. New to this year's bee, however, fifth graders will be able to join in on the competition. An announcement regarding the fifth graders' involvement will be coming soon. Those interested in registering a team for the bee, placing an ad or becoming a sponsor of the event can click here for the 2013 Registration Form. Pictures of last year's be can be viewed on the SEFFacebook page, and …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The Sharon Education Foundation Reception will also be held tonight.
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Thursday, September 20, 2012
1. Today marks picture day for students at Sharon Middle School! 2. How about a T'AI CHI class? The Sharon Council on the Aging offers twoclasses in T'AI CHI at 9 a.m. and again at 10:30 a.m. T'AI CHI has been known to help reduce falls in the elderly based on a study which was performed over a four month period. The risks of falling were reduced by 40% as the participants relied less on their walkers and wheelchairs after learning the movement of T'AI CHI. 3. Then stick around at the Sharon Council on the Aging, because you can learn alot with "Computer Tutor" at 1:00 pm. 4. At 6 p.m. tonoight, it's the Lee Flaxer Award Dinner, Tim Vigorito at the Heights Elementary School. 5. From 6-8 p.m. today, the Sharon Education Foundation Reception…
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Heights Elementary School physical education teacher will receive it at the foundation's Sept. 20 annual opening reception.
Heights Elementary School physical education teacher Tim Vigorito's enthusiasm for space and other topics has helped land him on top of the Sharon Education Foundation's world. The foundation will present its 2012 Lee Flaxer Award to Vigorito during the nonprofit organization's Sept. 20 annual opening reception, foundation officials said today in a press release. Named for the former Heights principal, the award goes "to an individual who has had an impact on the lives of children through dedication and personal involvement," the press release states. "Mr. Vigorito has been a dedicated teacher and curriculum coordinator in Sharon for 14 years. As the physical education teacher at Heights, he has spearheaded AIDS education and awareness …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Ten percent of all purchases at the Crescent Ridge Dairy Bar today goes to support the Sharon Education Foundation.
Sharon kids are celebrating the end of 181 days today by basking in 44 flavors. Families have been lined up at the Crescent Ridge Dairy Bar today, the last day of school in Sharon, a half day. Ten percent of all purchases goes to support the Sharon Education Foundation, which benefits the Sharon public schools and the community The foundation's "Scoops for Education" fundraiser runs all day.
Support the Sharon schools: buy ice cream.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Attend the Sharon Finance Committee meeting The Sharon Finance Committee meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Sharon Town Offices. 2. Celebrate Gay Pride Month In celebration of Gay Pride Month, the Lakeside Café for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual & Transgender will be sponsoring a lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging. There is a suggested meal donation of $2.50 for seniors over 60, and a $5 charge for anyone under 60. For more information or to register, call Jayne Davis at 781-784-4944. 3. Support the Sharon schools: buy ice cream The Sharon Education Foundation holds "Scoops for Education…
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The Sharon Education Foundation's 2012 Speaker Series continues tonight.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Hear a talk The Sharon Education Foundation's 2012 Speaker Series continues at 7 p.m. in the Sharon High School library. Diana Cutaia, a national speaker and trainer in sport based youth development and coaching, will focus on the value of sport for children and how parents can ensure a positive and healthy experience. She will outline the development of young people and what "age-appropriate in sports" means. 2. Claim your listing on Sharon Patch Businesses and community agencies are encouraged to claim their listings in Sharon Patch's Directory. Claiming a listing allows the owner to update the information and …
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Here's a look at activities in Sharon this week.
Every Sunday, Sharon Patch will highlight some of the events happening during the coming week. So if you're looking for something fun or interesting to do, or a cause to support, you'll find some ideas right here. Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Saturday: Sunday:
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Farmer, two school board members team up to win the Sharon Education Foundation fundraiser.
Thursday night, School Superintendent Timothy Farmer challenged a Sharon High School gym crowd to identify misspellings in his remarks. That he and school committee members Jeff Cruzan and Emily Smith-Lee spelled "saccade" correctly earned them their names engraved on the Sharon Education Foundation's "BEE Spellbound in Sharon" trophy. The team of Farmer, Cruzan and Smith-Lee -- the "Edukatted Spellrs" -- won the foundation's 9th Annual spelling bee fundraiser on the championship round's ninth word. The other four teams reaching the championship round, the night's sixth round, were: the Bee Goods (Tara Goodwin Frier, Melissa Leonard and Allison Schnipper); the SHS Freshmen (Sam Grady, Emma Lurie and Lasya Sreepada); SHS Apiary (Tae Cho, …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Attend a spelling bee.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Attend a Purim carnival The Chabad Center of Sharon will hold a Purim program today. At 3 p.m., there will be horse and pony rides, cotton candy, balloons, face painting and prizes. At 4 p.m., there will be a Megillah reading. At 5 p.m., there will be a Purim dinner, magic show and a costume contest. Admission is $5. 2. Attend a spelling bee The Sharon Education Foundation's 9th annual "BEE Spellbound in Sharon" spelling bee fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. in the Sharon High School gymnasium. The free community event supports the Sharon public schools. Teams will come from local businesses, town offices, parents…
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
This year's spelling bee fundraiser is Thursday night.
Teams in Thursday night's Sharon Education Foundation spelling bee can buy their way out of being stung by their first incorrect answer. The new lifeline will be available before each round for $10 for each of the team's members, typically $30 per team, said Kathy Hershfield, who co-chairs the foundation with Dianne Needle. The foundation's 9th annual "BEE Spellbound in Sharon" fundraiser is at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Sharon High School gymnasium. About 30 teams will compete, Hershfield said today. Selectman Richard Powell, Fire Chief James Wright and Sharon High Athletic Director Robert Sondheim will be this year's pronouncers. The lifeline is among a few additions to this year's spelling bee. Trivia questions will be asked between rounds…