The Braintree Haunted House is a charity that runs annually around Halloween.
Wamps Pizzeria recently donated $500 to the Braintree Haunted House, a charitable organization that raises money for the Highlands Elementary and Liberty Elementary schools’ PTOs. The PTOs fund text books, computers, class trips, teacher training, extra-curricular activities and other items. Last year's was a Kärnəvəl of Kärnij. During the house's run in October, two storage trailers were stolen from the organization, but donors quickly moved to replace them. For more information and how to contribute, visit http://braintreeshauntedhouse.com.
Later this month the Braintree School Committee plans to vote on a proposal to add more space for younger students by next fall.
For years, Tony Fama has taught foreign language to eighth grade students in a modular classroom, separated from the rest of South Middle School by a pre-fabricated corridor and a set of double doors. Fama’s classroom, identical to the space where his colleague Jim Joyce teaches Social Studies next door, is lined with posters, student assignments and other decorations that spill out into the corridor. The ability to easily tack items to the walls – the inside material is essentially cork board – is one of the design features that set the modular rooms apart from regular classrooms. “I love it,” Fama said. Braintree may soon install 24 more modular classrooms, augmenting the two each at South and Highlands Elementary, depending on a vote …