Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Mike Atwood, a longtime coach and runner in the area, shared his thoughts and experience from Monday's attacks on the Boston Marathon.
Editor's note: Mike Atwood, with local ties to Attleboro (ran at Bishop Feehan), Foxborough (coached at Foxborough High and teaches at Foxborough Regional Charter School), Easton (coached at Oliver Ames) and Mansfield (coached at MHS) shared his thoughts from Monday's tragedy on his Facebook page Tuesday. This was personal. Boston is my city, where I run, where I went to college, where my family spends our weekends, where I go to Red Sox games with my dad, who was born there 81 years ago. It is our playground. Yesterday started out as a monumental day that I had obsessed about for six months, a day where my running club celebrated our hard work, a day where I ran past enthusiastically cheering friends on the route, friends from high school…
Friday, January 25, 2013
The Oliver Ames community is mourning the loss of senior Devin Ness, who passed away suddenly Friday morning of a brain aneurysm.
Friday's Foxborough High School basketball games against Oliver Ames have been canceled as the Easton community mourns the death of an OA student that passed away suddenly. Devin Ness, a senior at Oliver Ames High School, tragically died Friday morning of an aneurysm. Ness, who was a captain for the Oliver Ames wrestling team, became suddenly sick Thursday night, according to OA athletic director Bill Matthews. He was taken to the hospital where he passed away. "He did die of an aneurysm," Oliver Ames principal Wes Paul said. "He was dog sitting for his cousins in West Bridgewater. He didn’t feel well and next thing you know he wasn’t doing well at all and they called an ambulance - he went to the hospital. He got brought to Boston Medical…
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Instead of being a two-day event, the Hockomock League Track and Field Championships will take place one-day Thursday at Oliver Ames High School in North Easton.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
With the bad weather today, the Hockomock League Outdoor Track and Field Championships will become a one-day event, Thursday at Oliver Ames High School in North Easton. The Foxborough High boys' and girls' track teams will be competing in the event. The field events were scheduled for today, but the rain postponed the competition.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
10 years ago, during the horrific events of Sept. 11, local educators had to deal with their students while processing the significance of the event themselves.
Oliver Ames High School Principal Wes Paul, retired Medfield High School history teacher Richard Desorgher, Stoughton's South School first grade teacher Sherri Pitts and Norton's grades 6-12 Social Studies Academic Coordinator Paul Duff recall a day that will never be forgotten in American history. In addition to processing the significance of the event themselves and dealing with their own fears, educators were faced with the challenge of if and how to inform their students. Kelly Mello contributed to the reporting in this video.