Monday, March 14, 2016

In the News: Family Science Night, Dean presents "Hair"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin

More than 300 children came to Franklin High School Thursday night to - among other things - examine fingerprints, see jousting robots, code programs and design paper airplanes. 
The second annual "Family Science Night," an event intended to encourage students in elementary and middle school to take up an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The night was put on by the high school's Science National Honor Society. 
At the event, families visited various classrooms throughout the building, each with a given theme. The school's video production studio, for example, used green-screen technology to send participants to far-off or imagined places, while the physics classroom had a demonstration on the conservation of momentum using a basketball and smaller ball.

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The School of the Arts at Dean College will perform “Hair” April 6-10 on the Main Stage in the Campus Center at Dean College, 99 Main St. 
Set in the turbulent era of the Vietnam War and “Free Love,” “Hair” presents the rock music and revolutionary culture that went with it on the stage. 
The production of “Hair” will take place 7:30 p.m. April 6-9; 2 p.m. April 9-10. Tickets cost $5-$22 and can be purchased online. Parental discretion is advised.
To learn more and purchase tickets, visit

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