Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Here are some things you might be interested in if you live in Dover-Sherborn on October 2, 2012.
1. The Sherborn Police made sure an alleged drunk driver wasn't able to stay behind the wheel. 2. Tomorrow the Pine Hill School and the Chickering School will have early release. Pine Hill will get out at 12 p.m. and Chickering will get out at 12:15 p.m. 3. In Raiders athletics, boys and girls soccer and field hockey all have varsity games today. The girls soccer team is the only one who is at home. 4. Take a look at some of the calls the Dover Police Department responded to on September 24-25. 5. The new football field will be dedicated on Friday night. This town wide event is something for everyone to see.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Each student, K-5, had a work of art hanging during Wednesday's show.
Chickering School students had their art up on display after school Wednesday to show off to parents and friends. One piece of artwork created by each student K-5 was displayed throughout the school. The art was accompanied by students who took turns playing piano solos during the show. After the art show there was a concert featuring the Chickering 4th Grade Band, 5th Grade Jazz Band as well as the Chickering Strings and Chorus. Throughout the evening, the PTO also sponsored their first-ever "New to You Book Sale". The booksale features gently used paperbacks or hard cover children books for only $1.00 each.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Be sure to check here daily for useful information about what is going on in Dover and Sherborn today.
Five Things You Need To Know About Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1. Fourth graders at the Chickering Elementary School will be participating in the MCAS long composition exams today. 2. The Dover School Committee will hold a meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Chickering School Conference Room. The meeting agenda can be found HERE. 3. The D-S High School Raiders Rack Store in the Lindquist Commons is now open every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 4. Tuesday Night Jazz at the Sherborn Inn will feature the music of the "Blue Horizon Band" from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. There is a $10.00 …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Mobley, who grew up in a project in Boston, was one of the first students enrolled in the METCO program which allowed him to attend school in Dover as a child.
World renowned musician Leon Mobley is visiting his alma mater, Chickering Elementary School, for the first time in over 40 years this week, preparing 3rd, 4th and 5th graders for a song, dance and drum-filled performance that will take place on Friday. The Friday afternoon performance will also serve to honor Mobley who attended Chickering as one of the first students enrolled in the METCO Program, a state-funded grant program that allows inner-city kids the opportunity expand their educational horizons by attending some of the top public schools in the state. “It’s, like, so crazy to come back to a place where I started. To hear about the acclamations and the things that I’ve done in my life it’s amazing. A lot of love in the house,” …
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Well over one hundred people came to see the tree lighting at the Dover Town House.
Despite the rain and cold over a hundred people came to see Dover's holiday tree lighting Wednesday night hosted by Dover Parks and Recreation. People packed into the Dover Town House to see the lighting of the tree from inside and watched the Chickering Elementary School band and chorus play holiday favorites like "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" and "Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel." The kids in the band were wearing Santa hats along with fake elves ears and antlers. After the performance people went to the basement of the Town House to enjoy hot chocolate and cookies.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
NSTAR spokesman stated outages are part of repair
According to the Dover Police department there was another power outage in Dover this morning around 10 a.m. Officer Steven Hagan said the power outage lasted for about 30 minutes and included Chickering Elementary School. Dover-Sherborn Regional School District Superintendent Valerie Spriggs said of the outage, “The Chickering Elementary community responded favorably to the power outage yesterday. Thanks to the administration and faculty all remained calm and focused on the children's safety. It is always a challenge when daily routines and plans are unexpectedly disrupted, especially in an elementary school”. She reported that on Tuesday the children went ahead with a previously scheduled Kindergarten parade and then the students …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Chickering School early dismissal due to power outage.
Dover’s Chickering Elementary School had an early release this morning at 11 a.m. because of a town wide power outage. According to the Dover-Sherborn Regional School District’s Superintendent’s office, the school had power when it opened but lost it at approximately 8:50 a.m. The school then called for early dismissal. The children left at 11 a.m. and the power was restored at noon. Dover Police Chief Peter McGowan said this morning, “A major power outage knocked out about 75% of the town from 8:30 to 10:00”. The cause of the outage is undetermined, said McGowan. The town informed NStar and they sent out a crew. “It was rectified within 90 minutes,” said the Chief. Chickering Elementary School …