Monday, April 25
Fifth grade students at the Highlands school will be treated to an appearance by the Bay Colony Educators. Students will learn what it was like to live during the colonial period as presented by performers in period garb.
The School Committee will meet at Colbert at 7 p.m. Items on the agenda include a draft of the five year capital plan, commendations, and personnel issues.
The K-12 Student Art Exhibit at the South Shore Plaza opens today at 5 p.m. and runs through May 2.
Tuesday, April 26
In conjunction with Braintree Cooperative Bank, the Saving Makes Cents banking program representatives are at Flaherty School today. So make sure the kiddies have their deposits and bank books with them when they leave for school.
Wednesday, April 27
The Star Lab will be visiting Grade 3 at the Hollis School. Funded by a grant from South Coastal Bank, the Museum of Science’s traveling program teaches students about the solar system, constellations, and the phases of the moon.
The Battle of the Books will be held at East Middle school. Competition begins at 7 p.m. and runs until 8:30 p.m. Students test their knowledge of a number of books, Family Feud style.
Thursday, April 28
Fifth grade students at Liberty School will enjoy an hour long demonstration presented by the Museum of Science entitled Motion: Forces & Work. According to Liberty’s website, students will learn “how force creates motion and how machines help us perform a large amount of work with minimal forces.”
Braintree High School will be hosting its annual college fair for juniors. Admissions officers from area colleges will be available to answer questions, hand out information packets, and provide some guidance on what to look for in your college choice. Later that evening, a parent panel and college admissions workshop for juniors will be held at 7 p.m.
Friday, April 29
An assembly for juniors and seniors at Braintree High School will feature speaker Cory Hanlon. Invited by the BHS chapter of SADD, Hanlon will share his personal experience with drunk driving and its tragic consequences.
Braintree Fund for Education’s annual Jim Plunket night is tonight at Emerald Hall. Proceeds benefit Braintree Public Schools, and in particular fund "technology in the classroom" and the BFFE Teacher Grant Program.
Tickets are $25 and are available for purchase at all Braintree schools as well as (409 Pond St.), (95 Grove St.), (295 Elm St.), and (29 Elm St.).