Boston Magazine is out with its latest ratings of the state school system. Norfolk is rated 52, Wrentham 58 and Plainville 70. Dover is the No. 1 ranked, while Sherborn is second, Lexington, third, Carlisle, fourth, and Boxborough, fifth. Sharon is the top local school at 14 and the only Hockomock League town ahead of Norfolk and Wrentham. Schools are ranked on enrollment, average class size, graduation size, percentage attending college, per pupil expenditures, percentage scoring on 3-5 on AP exams, SAT Reading, SAT Math, Student-Teacher ratio, grade 10 ELA, grade 10 Math, Grade 10 Science, Grade 8, ELA, Grade 5 ELA, Grade 5 Math, Grade 5 Science, Grade 3 ELA, and Grade 3 Math.
State Representatives Jay Barrows (R-Mansfield), Betty Poirier (R-North Attleboro), Steven Howitt (R-Seekonk), and Daniel Winslow (R-Norfolk), along with State Senator Richard Ross (R-Wrentham), will host the 2013 GOP Technology Tax Business Roundtable, Aug. 28, 2013, at Mansfield Town Hall at 1 p.m. Doors will open at 12:45 p.m.
Registration is now open for the 2013 flag football season. This program is open to boys and girls, Grades 1–8. It is open to all Wrentham residents and to non-Wrentham residents as space allows. All registrations and payments must be submitted online. Cost is $90 per player. Those interested in coaching should also sign up on this site. You will receive confirmation when your transaction is completed. Click here to register: Flag Football Registration 2013 .Coaches meeting and player evaluations will be held Wednesday, Aug. 28., Coaches Meeting 6 – 6:30 p.m.,Player Evaluations: Grades 1 – 4 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. and Grades 5 – 8 7:15 – 8 p.m. Games will begin Wednesday, Sept. 4 and continue through Nov. 2. For additional information please contact Wrentham Recreation Department (508) 384-5427 or e-mail Mark Champagne at email@example.com. Information can also be found on Wrentham Recreation Department's Facebook page.
A foreign flim will be show today at 7 p.m. in the Sweatt Meeting Room at the Fiske Public Library.