"A group of 38 students from Japan came to Franklin High School Tuesday morning to interact with local students, view American classrooms and even eat lunch.
The students, visiting from the city of Fuji, came to the school as part of a tour of the Boston area. Laura Evans, the director of world languages for Franklin schools, said they were partnered with FHS students - members of the Spanish National Honor Society - and spent the morning shadowing their American counterparts.
"They wanted to see a day in the life of a high school student in the U.S.," she said."
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"The Circle of Friends Coffeehouse will present "A Celtic Christmas" at 8 p.m. Dec. 10, featuring Robbie O’Connell and Rose Clancy.
The music of O’Connell and Clancy has a distinct Celtic flavor and extends from the little known Kilmore carols of Wexford to the Irish-American vaudeville stage. They explore both the Christian and pagan traditions surrounding the Winter Solstice in a mixture of songs and instrumental pieces that create a delightful musical tapestry to celebrate the season.
O’Connell was born in Waterford, Ireland and grew up in Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary. A nephew of the Clancy Brothers, he began touring with his uncles in 1977 and recorded 3 albums with them. In 1979 he moved to Franklin, where he lived many years until moving to Rhode Island. He has also toured with Mick Moloney and Jimmy Keane, and with Eileen Ivers and Seamus Egan in the Green Fields of America"Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
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