On Saturday, October 15, grade 10 and 12 students in Tri-County's Dental Assisting Program assisted with free dental screenings at the Norwood Council on Aging.
Local eighth grade students are invited to attend one of two Career Days at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School.
The first Career Day will be held on Thursday, October 27, from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., for students from Norfolk, Plainville, Walpole, and Wrentham. A second Career Day will be held on Friday, October 28, also from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., for students from Millis, North Attleborough, and Seekonk. Permission slips will be distributed by the middle schools. All those who attend will have their absences excused.
On Friday, October 21, students in Tri-County's Early Education Program visited Tangerini's Spring Street Farm in Millis to learn about the "place-based learning" model.
On Tuesday, October 25, Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School will celebrate October as “Manufacturing Month” by hosting an Open House for its Manufacturing and Engineering Technology programs.
Tri-County plans to showcase its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and equipment. The event is expected to draw legislators, business owners, parents, and any others who may be interested in seeing new education, career, and business opportunities.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10,
FROM 6:45 TO 8:45 P.M.
Local eighth grade students and their families are invited to attend Tri-County's annual Grade 8 Open House on Thursday, November 10, from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. The evening will begin in the auditorium.
Sophomores in the Medical Careers Program hosted a Flu Clinic inside their shop on Monday, October 17.
During the clinic, Rite Aid Pharmacist Edward Purtell administered the vaccine to over 50 members of the Tri-County staff. Students handled the administrative, medical assisting, component of the clinic. They also educated staff members about the vaccine.
Students in the Legal and Protective Services Program visited the Franklin Fire Department on Thursday, October 6, for a demonstration.
The firefighters shared a Powerpoint which covered basic fire safety and arson acts, as well as legal issues. The students then had the opportunity to put on the gear and receive hands-on training with a breathing apparatus.
Franklin resident Robert J. Rappa was recently voted “Chairman Emeritus” by the Tri-County Regional School Committee in recognition of his decades-long commitment to the district.
Mr. Rappa, a member of the School Committee since the building first opened in 1977, announced plans to step down from his post this past spring after 40 years of dedicated service to the students of Tri-County. He was also a member of the Building Committee prior to construction of the school.
The following represents a resolution approved by the Tri-County RVTSD School Committee on Wednesday, September 21. The resolution is in response to "The Massachusetts Authorization of Additional Charter Schools and Charter School Expansion Initiative", which will appear as Ballot Question 2 on November 8. By approving this resolution, Tri-County's school committee joins more than 140 other districts in voicing their opposition to Question 2.
October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. The Student Services Department at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School has planned several events to help families better understand substance abuse. These events are open to the public.
Hidden In Plain Sight
Tuesday, October 18, at 7 p.m.