Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, April 10.
For more town news and instant updates on stories like this (and more!), follow Foxborough Patch on Facebook and Twitter, or sign-up for our e-mail newsletter. Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section! Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for a chance of showers before 8 a.m., then a slight chance of showers after 3 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Holocaust survivor Janet Singer Applefield will speak at Foxborough Regional Charter School on April 3 at 6:30 p.m.
The Foxborough Regional Charter School community will welcome a special guest to campus on April 3rd when Holocaust survivor Janet Singer Applefield comes to town. The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., will feature Applefield's moving personal experiences throughout the Holocaust, as she and her family fought for survival. Visit her website here for a preview of her story. RSVP to the event by clicking this link.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Foxborough Schools Superintendent Debra Spinelli said she will wait until early Friday morning to make a decision on whether or not to close Foxborough Public Schools due to snow in the area.
For more town news and instant updates on stories like this (and more!), follow Foxborough Patch on Facebook and Twitter, or sign-up for our e-mail newsletter. An ocean storm has brought more snow than originally expected in Foxborough Thursday, causing for a frustrating and messy morning commute throughout the area. Foxborough schools, however, were able to open without delay and remained in session without an early release, according to Superintendent of Schools Debra Spinelli. “We were able to open on time because the accumulation was not significant in the very early morning hours,” Spinelli said. “We get regular weather forecast updates from the National Weather Service for our area, but this storm is very changeable and to some …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, Feb. 28.
For more town news and instant updates on stories like this (and more!), follow Foxborough Patch on Facebook and Twitter, or sign-up for our e-mail newsletter. Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section! Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for a chance of rain and snow showers before 8 a.m., then rain showers likely. Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
FRCS students competed against over 200 mathletes from around region.
Editor's note: The following is courtesy of Foxborough Regional Charter School. In keeping with the school's tradition of academic competition, the Foxborough Regional Charter School fielded its first math team at the MetroWest Chapter of the “MathCounts” Competition. This competition is open to some of the best and brightest middle school students in the Commonwealth. These students are actively recruited by some of the top universities in the region, as evidenced by the first prize awarded at the state competition: Four full tuition scholarships to the Wentworth Institute of Technology. The FRCS Falcons were represented by eighth graders Robbie Lyle and Akansha Deshpande and seventh graders Naman Madan and Sumit De. They competed …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Send your stamps to: FRCS c/o Jamie Droste. All postage stamps are accepted as students move towards the ultimate goal of collecting 11 million stamps to honor the lives of those lost during the Holocaust.
Tuesday, February 12
Editor's note: The following release was published on Foxborough Regional Charter School's website. Recently, Foxborough Regional Charter School welcomed New England Newspaper and Press Association Hall of Fame member Jack Authelet and his wife Marge for a special tour of the campus. The Authelets brought with them several meaningful donations, asked thoughtful questions and shared stories about the stamps they were donating, collected by friends and family over the years. In his retirement, Authelet, a Foxborough resident, is serving as the town's historian. After reading a recent article by Christine Igo Freeman, Mr. and Mrs. Authelet selected FRCS as the recipient for the following donations: Click here to read Authelet’s article, “Eye…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Foxborough Regional Charter School will begin its early dismissal procedures at 11:25 a.m. Friday.
UPDATE: Following message is from Foxborough Regional Charter School Director Dr. Mark Logan: Dear Families, This is an update from my previous message. Due to the Governor’s press conference, update on the storm, and recommendation for school and business closures tomorrow, Foxborough Regional Charter School will be closed on Friday, February 8, 2013. Thank you and please be safe. Sincerely, Mark Logan ORIGINAL MESSAGE: Following message is from Foxborough Regional Charter School Director Dr. Mark Logan: "Dear Families, Given the anticipated timing of the snowstorm tomorrow, we will be closing early on Friday, February 8, 2013. We will begin our normal dismissal procedures at 11:25 a.m. This decision was made in coordination with state …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Over 100 students participated in this year's Foxborough Regional Charter School Science Fair.
From solar and wind energy research to human and animal behavior and everything in between, Foxborough Regional Charter School’s third annual Science Fair was “a huge success.” “It is one of our largest academic competitions with over 100 students participating this year,” FRCS said on its website. The 100 students participating in this year’s science fair was roughly 60 more than the number of students participating last year. FRCS highlighted on its website the “outstanding entry” by Grade 7 students Sumit De and Naman Madan, who did an experiment on how to improve elementary and middle school students’ math performance. Download their research here. Entries submitted by the following students will advance to the Region III Science Fair …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Donations are being collected until Feb. 16th to help support our soldiers who have given so much and need our help.
Foxborough Regional Charter School Community Service Learning students are fundraising this month for a very worthy cause, according to the school's website. The Support Our Soldiers CSL is working to help aid the following non-profit organizations that train and educate dogs to assist wounded warriors. Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities or East Coast Assistance Dogs, Inc., trains and educates service dogs retrieve items, open doors, activate light switches, pull wheelchairs, balance, brace, and perform many other highly specialized tasks through the ECADemy© training program. Each dog’s skills are catered to the needs of a disabled client, who may have a variety of limitations in strength, balance, coordination or mobility. …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Check out scenes from the Harlem Wizards’ trip to Foxborough on Jan. 14.
The Harlem Wizards brought their bag of tricks to Foxborough on Jan. 14 and wowed a packed house in the Foxborough Regional Charter School gymnasium for a fundraiser game against FeRoCiouS, the FRCS student-alumni-faculty team. The school’s Parents In Education (PIE) group brought the Wizards to Foxborough for a night of humor and family fun. Wizards’ players signed autographs after the event. View the photos in the gallery above for scenes from the event, courtesy of FRCS PIE.