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In the Schools: May 16 Canton Edition

MIT honors Mass Hospital School students, CAPT Fundraiser and Luce School ceremony.

In the Schools: May 16 Canton Edition

MHS Students Honored at MIT

Three students were honored at a special ceremony of The Cambridge Science Festival presented by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Sunday, May 1. 

The Curiosity Challenge is a science contest that invites students to explore their curiosity and to be creative. The challenge was designed to promote an interest in students who may or may not be drawn to science. Students were asked to write, to take a picture or draw what they are curious about. MHS winners were curious about tornadoes (Alexander H.), liquid eyeliner (Jessica F.) and snow (Christina Y).  

The students, their parents and teachers were invited to MIT for an awards ceremony and brunch with keynote speaker Mitchel Resnick, Lego Papert Professor of Learning Research and Head of Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media laboratory. All the winners’ works were on exhibit throughout the day.  

JFK Third-Graders Create Mural

third-graders spent time with author Robin Brickman on May 11. Part of the experience was creating a mural outside the art room, consisting of student made leaves and woodland creatures. 

Hansen Fundraiser to Support Student Programs

The CAPT is holding a “Black and White Party ~ Ladies’ Night” fundraiser on June 14. According to Sue Sweenie, of the CAPT, the event will support student programming at Hansen, including field trips and playground upkeep. Recent CAPT-funded Hansen programs include an anti-bullying assembly, the Top Secret Science Project and the Geography Game. Tickets for the event are $25; contact Sharon Stemm at 781-562-1514 or auntie_shar@comcast.net for more information. 

JFK Presents American Music

“Music of America” will be the theme of the grade three and four concert at JFK on Thursday, June 2. The concert will feature singing, movement, recorder and classroom instrument performances. Cowboy and cowgirl clothing are welcome to be worn by the children. The show is at 1:45 p.m in the JFK cafeteria. 

Canton Summer Music Program

Information on the two week Canton Summer Music Camps is now available. Download the brochure here

Luce Promotion Ceremony: Time Change

The Promotion Ceremony for fifth graders will take place on Thursday, June 23 at 9:30 a.m. The monthly calendar includes the incorrect time of 1:30 p.m. The ceremony has been rescheduled for the morning so that there is not a conflict with the  ceremony that is scheduled to take place later in the day. 

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