East Middle School will be closed on Tuesday, April 15 due to power issues. All classes and activities have been canceled, with the exception of the Conference Swim Meet which will take place at Salem High School at 4 p.m.  Swimmers need to arrive at Salem at 3:15 p.m. GO ROCKETS!

Michele Smiley, a Canton High School teacher, and Jennifer Reid-Lamb, a Pioneer Middle School teacher, have been selected to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar program.  Both were selected from a national applicant pool to attend one of 17 NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops. The National Endowment for the Humanities is a federal agency that each year supports summer study opportunities so teachers can work with experts in humanities disciplines.

Lucky Farrand Readers Get Limo Ride

Just as last year, Farrand Elementary students who met certain criteria during March is Reading Month, were randomly selected to go on a limousine ride and out to lunch with their Principal, Kay Elaster. As part of the ride along, the 15 students paid a visit to the Board of Education Office where they were greeted by Superintendent Dr. Meissen and several other administrators and staff. Dr. Meissen praised the students for their wonderful achievements.

The third community forum to present information and collect feedback to be used by the Steering Committee regarding the facility and boundary study will be held on May 15, 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Discovery Middle School. {Please note this forum was originally scheduled for April 10.}