5 Things November 2 in Easton: OA Field Hockey in the State Tourney

A look at what is happening around town today.

1. Oliver Ames Field Hockey in the State Tournament

The Oliver Ames field hockey team will be hosting Falmouth tonight at 6 p.m. in the MIAA South Sectional Tournament. The Tigers finished the season 15-3-2 overall.

Also tonight, the football team will travel to King Philip Regional.

2. Special Town Meeting Nov. 19

The Town of Easton will hold a Special Town Meeting on Monday, Nov. 19, at the Oliver Ames High School Auditorium on Lothrop Street. For a copy of the DRAFT warrant, please click here.

3. Early Morning Coffee Hours at Southeastern Regional

Parent-driven “Early Morning Coffee Hours” are held on the first Friday of the month at 7:30 a.m. in the school’s conference room. Meetings begin with delicious coffee and fresh pastries made at the school by Culinary Arts students. Next, parents enjoy informative presentations that include handouts, followed by discussions, questions and answers on a number of interesting and timely topics such as the following: What makes us so different from traditional high schools, and how does this benefit the student? What do we offer academically, and what do we expect from the students? What are Accuplacer, MCAS, Edline, Smartboards and Study Island? Why do we have a 9/10 program, and what does it offer? What is credit recovery? What is the work-based learning co-operative education, how can students qualify, and how does it benefit both the student and the local business involved? Sophia has extended her warm invitation to area parents: “Even if you do not have a student here and would like to join us, please do, and learn what we’re about”

4. Easton Patch is on Facebook

For the latest news and updates, be sure to follow us on facebook. Just click here.

5. More Respectful Public Dialogue is Needed

Ross Muscato touched on the hostile atmosphere that sometimes comes with election season. To read his latest column, click here.


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