The Mayor’s Morning Briefing: Come to the Melrose Education Forum Thursday Night!

This year, the Melrose Public Schools will be implementing the state’s new teacher evaluation system. What does this mean to your child—and to you? How will it affect teaching and learning, and how will it advance the Common Core standards? Come to the Melrose Education Forum at 7 p.m. this Thursday, January 31, to hear informative presentations and panel discussion featuring Superintendent of Schools Cyndy Taymore, Curriculum Director Margaret Adams, and Melrose school prinicipals. I am proud to be co-sponsoring this very important forum, together with the Melrose Education Coalition and Superintendent Taymore, and I hope you will join us.

This is a red recycle week.
Trash and recycling are back on their regular schedules.

January 29, 3-5 p.m., Paper Quilling for Children. Hands-on paper quilling workshop for third graders and up. Children will take home a finished project. Space is limited so please register in the Children’s Room beginning on January 7.
January 31, 3-4 p.m., Snack Pack Book Discussion Group for children in grades 4 and 5. Check at the Children’s Room for the book; snacks will be provided.

Milano Senior Center
To make reservations or request a ride, call 781-662-6886. A $1 one-way donation is requested for rides.
February 4, 9 a.m., Healthy Eating for Successful Living, first of a six-week series
February 12, 1:15 p.m., Midnight in Paris (movie). Suggested donation $1 or an item for the food pantry.
February 14, 12 p.m., Valentine’s Day Special Lunch. Requested donation, $2.
February 26, 2 p.m., Hooray for Hollywood, musical program featuring Jean Dancewicz and Christine Corbett. Requested donation $5 to cover cost of refreshments and entertainment.

February 8, 10 a.m., Kids Club, featuring Roman Music Therapy, Memorial Hall
March 8, 10 a.m., Kids Club, featuring Music with Dara, Memorial Hall

January 30, 9 a.m., Retirement Board, Retirement Office, City Hall
February 4, 8:00 p.m., Board of Aldermen, Public Hearing, Aldermanic Chamber
February 13, 7:45 p.m., Board of Appeals, Aldermanic Chamber


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