Tri-County Children's Center to hold annual Open House events

The Tri-County Regional Children’s Center, located at 147 Pond Street in Franklin, will host its annual Open House and Registration events for the 2017-2018 school year in March.

The first Open House will be held on Thursday, March 2, from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. The second Open House will be held on March 3, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Parents are encouraged to bring their children so that they can participate in many of the same activities they’ll enjoy as preschool students.

Deadline for BCC Spanish Program is January 6

Bristol Community College will be offering Tri-County students a chance to earn three college credits. BCC will be offering an introduction to Spanish course, SPA-101. If interested, students and parents should carefully read about the course and requirements to gain access. Space is limited and placement will be determined by Tri-County administration if more students apply than there is space for. Please contact Scott O’Brien, Head of Guidance if you have questions. Registration paperwork is due to Mr. O’Brien no later than January 6, at 3 p.m.

The International Holiday Buffet returns Dec. 20

Gerry's Place, the student-run restaurant at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School, will host an annual International Holiday Buffet on Tuesday, December 20, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Menu offerings include Spanakopita, French Onion Soup, Seafood Espagnole, Stuffed Turkey, Sweet and Sour Pork, Israeli Chicken, Latke, Saffron Rice, Sweet Potato Casserole, and Green Beans with Cumin and Garlic. The dessert table will feature assorted sweet treats from around the globe, including Koeksisters from South Africa.

SAVE THE DATE: Parent Night is December 1

Parents/guardians of students in grades 9 through 12 are reminded that Parent Night will be held on Thursday, December 1, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

From 6:30 to 6:55 p.m., parents will have the opportunity to sign up for 5-minute teacher conferences. All conferences will begin at 7 p.m. In the event that a teacher's available openings are filled before every interested parent receives a meeting time, then parents will have an opportunity to leave contact information stating that they would like a phone conference.

Thanksgiving pie sale returns to Gerry's Place next week

Tri-County Regional's Culinary Arts Program will host its annual Thanksgiving Pie and Turkey Gravy Sale on Monday, November 21, and Tuesday, November 22, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Assorted pies will be on sale both days, with prices ranging from $9 to $12 per pie. In addition to pies, Gerry's Place will also offer containers of homemade turkey gravy at $5 per pint or $10 per quart.