Sunday, February 26, 2017

NEWS ROUNDUP: March 7 Is Baseball/Softball Parents' Organizational Meeting

Dorchester Baseball And Softball Organization Meeting Is March 7: Dorchester has begun to register kids interested in playing for the village's baseball and softball teams.  There will be a parent meeting for softball and baseball players on Tuesday, March 7, 6:30 p.m. at the Dorchester school. To download the registration form, click here.  Stephanni Olson-Renn reports that registrations, once completed, should be taken to the Dorchester School or the village office. She also reports, "We are still in need of coaches as well as someone to run the Sugar Shack."

Dorchester Junior High Play Set For March 14:  The Dorchester Junior High Thespians will be presenting the play, The Fairy Tale Network, written by John Woodard through special arrangements with Pioneer Drama Service on Tuesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. on the stage in the DPS Multipurpose Room (practice gym).  The public is invited to attend this show to see how three mice come up with story ideas for their new boss, the cat, by using the well-known stories of Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Pigs, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  

Milford School Spotlighted For Its Focus On Technical Education:  The future belongs to young people with real-world, valuable skills that will allow them to innovate and contribute to society's growth.  That's why we are sharing a Milford Times' story on Milford Public Schools' career training, which starts in seventh grade. Milford requires its students to complete 15 credit hours in vocational classes, or at least three classes in a career or technical field, before they can graduate.  Personal finance also is required.  The school offers four general career and technical classes: industrial technology, business, agriculture, and family and consumer science.  The MHS industrial technology program includes woodworking, robotics and welding, which offers dual credit welding through Southeast Community College.  The dual credit is made possible through SENCAP, a partnership with the local Educational Service Unit 6 and SCC, that provides career academies for high school students.

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