Saturday, March 26, 2016

In the News: students take initiative on depression, FPSA schedules ballet performances, Adult Ed plans an evening of the arts

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin
"Three students in Tri-County Regional’s Medical Careers program are leading an effort to inform their peers about the signs and symptoms of depression and healthy strategies for coping with stress. 
Hollyann Edwards, a junior from Norfolk, and Ashley Barratt and Hannah Goudreau, both sophomores from North Attleborough, took on the initiative as part of their SkillsUSA Community Service Project, which will be presented at the State Leadership & Skills Conference in April. SkillsUSA is a national professional organization for career and technical students that provides leadership, citizenship and character development programs. 
The students are working alongside their classmates in the Students Against Distracted DrivingClub to educate their peers. They are also receiving assistance from Tri-County’s Guidance Department."
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screen image from Tri-County webpage
screen image from Tri-County webpage

"The Franklin School for the Performing Arts Ballet Conservatory will present three short ballets, "Class Concert," "Graduation Ball" and "Western Revelries," at 2 and 6 p.m. April 2 and the Black Box Theatre, 15 W. Central St., Franklin. 
The production features about 50 area dancers from FSPA’s Ballet Conservatory Division and is a mixed bill that highlights the dancers’ versatility and provides students with the opportunity to explore different facets of their technique."

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"The Center for Adult Education and Community Learning will hold a Music and Art Appreciation Night at 7 p.m. April 14 in the Franklin High School Auditorium, 218 Oak St. 
Entertainment will include the center’s adult chorus Franklin Forte, a student cello ensemble, guitar students and art on display. The presenters will be Matthew Macaulay, Jill Noddin, Brent Selby, Steven Sergi and Gail Eckberg. 
The event is free to attend."

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