"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. Stoughton High Academic Hall of Fame Looking for its Next Inductees
The Stoughton Public Schools and the Stoughton Historical Society are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2013 Induction Class to the Stoughton High Academic Hall of Fame for Extraordinary Achievement are being accepted.
The Hall of Fame recognizes graduates of Stoughton High School who have achieved notable success in his/her chosen profession either from a singular extraordinary accomplishment, career of exceptional achievement or significant contribution to society.
Candidates may be nominated by any former Stoughton High School student, any present or past employee of the Stoughton Public Schools or any present or past Stoughton resident. All previous nominations will be reviewed.
The deadline for applications is Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.
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2. SHS Fall Sports Awards
Stoughton High's Fall Varsity Sports Awards Night will be held Monday, Dec. 10 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the SHS Auditorium.
3. Homework Center at the Library
The Homework Center will be available for students in the Wales French room of the Stoughton Public Library Monday evening, Dec. 10 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
4. Looking Ahead: Darkness to Light Training at the YMCA
The Old Colony YMCA’s Stoughton Branch (445 Central St.) is offering the award-winning Darkness To Light child abuse prevention training to the community on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 from 6 to 9 p.m. This training is FREE and open to all adults.
Questions? Call or email Susan Komisar Hausman, Darkness To Light Program Consultant - Old Colony YMCA, 781-264-0181; KissesFromDolce@gmail.com.
5. Reminder: Thursday is Food Pantry Day in Stoughton
Stoughton resident Peg Carbone continues her effort to curb hunger in Stoughton, personally picking up donations for the food pantries every Thursday.
Here's a note from Peg: "I pick up non perishable food and also household items every Thursday, anywhere in Stoughton and deliver them to the food pantry. Please tell your friends and neighbors. One item, one bag or several, and I will pick them up every Thursday."
Haven't called to arrange a pickup? It's not too late. Call Peg at 508-889-1385 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.