Jul 26, 2014
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Drama Club Reaches Out to Help

Bracelets Are Designed to Raise Funds to Help Teacher's Daughter, Who Is Fighting Leukemia

Drama Club Reaches Out to Help

1. Looks like rain today. At least, that’s the forecast. This has not been a stellar week for reality and forecasts matching, but today, the National Weather Service does say there is a 100 percent chance of rain.

2. As “” hits the stage, the Drama Club hit Montville’s hearts, asking citizens to buy bracelets to help Kahlan Healy in her fight to battle leukemia. Kahlan is the 10-year-old daughter of Daniel Healy, who teaches technology at the high school. Keyla has acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL. Click here for more information on ALL.

The Drama Club has bought 500 bracelets, and hopes to sell them for $3 or whatever the buyer wishes to pay. Also, on Friday, at the high school, dress-down day donations will be collected to help offset the family's bills. A memo from the school asks that everyone wear purple, Kahlan's favorite color.

is playing March 17, 18 and 19. The bracelets will be on sale before the show and during the intermissions.

Click for more information.

3. According to the Montville Public Schools website, all confidential and special education files and health records for students who were enrolled in any Montville school before the 2003-2004 will be destroyed in the final week of March.

The records are being destroyed in accordance with the state’s policy on records retention.

If you don’t want your special education or confidential records destroyed, you must contact the Montville High School Counseling Office at 860-848-1285 by March 28. The school department says that the student or his or her parents might needs these records in the future. If you think you might need them, contact the counseling office. Click here for more information.

4. Coming up this afternoon on the Montville Patch? The Blue-Thumbed Builder shows you how to get water out of your basement. Check it out after 1 p.m. If the forecasters are right, this will be a timely feature.

5. The Montville High School boys soccer team is holding a fund-raiser tonight at Chili’s. Click for more information. The baseball program is holding a fundraiser, as well. Click for information on that event.

On this day

On March 16, 1621, Samoset, a native from the Monhegan tribe in Maine, arrived at the Plymouth Colony in what is now Plymouth, MA. Samoset, who spoke English, walked into town and addressed the settlers. For a very difficult “On this day” question, can you tell Patch readers what he said?

 Answer to Tuesday’s question: Roman senators killed Julius Caesar.

 Thought for the day

“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” ~ Anne Frank

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