Triton Regional School District Superintendent Brian Forget announced the formation of a technology committee to “rethink our vision for the role technology plays in preparing our students for life beyond our walls.”
With this, he is looking for a parent representative from each of the five district schools, along with teachers from each school as well as student representation.
The focus of the group will be on the use and integration of technology, not the details of device and networking, so parents need not have a background in technology to join the committee.
It is anticipated that the new committee will meet about six times throughout the school year, with the first meeting on Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. at the high school. Those interested in being on the committee are invited to email Forget directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration for Triton Youth Basketball is now open for the 2019-20 season.
The program is open to those in grades 3 through 8 who attend a Triton school or live in the district. Registration for travel teams closes on Oct. 24 and for non-travel groups on Nov. 9. More information and registration details are available at www.tritonyouthbasketball.com or contact email@example.com with questions.
And for those who want to hone their basketball skills, Triton Regional High School’s boys basketball program is hosting its first Boys Basketball Boot Camp. The clinic runs on Oct. 16, 23 and 30 and Nov. 6 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the high school. Find more info at: http://www.trsdathletics.assn.la/Registration/?n=105292&org=trsdathletics/.
Thanks to a grant from the Friends of the Rowley Public Library, there will be a free classical guitar performance by Scott Ouellette on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the library. Ouellette, who has been performing for 30 years, will provide a one-hour concert featuring classical, Spanish and Brazilian music.
Don’t miss the basketball game of the season when the Harlem Wizards take on the Triton All-Stars on Saturday at 6 p.m. at Newbury Elementary School.
This Triton team, which includes the superintendent and some school principals and teachers, is rising to the occasion to help raise money to fund new athletic programs for children in the district who have disabilities. Tickets can be purchased at https://harlemwizards.thundertix.com/events/153823.
Senior citizens are invited to receive assistance with Medicare during the open enrollment period, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7.
SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) counselors will be at Rowley Public Library on Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for 30-minute sessions to help review Medicare plans.
Registration for this session, which is sponsored by the Rowley Council on Aging, is required. Call 978-948-7637 to make an appointment, or for more information, call 1-800-243-4636 (Press 3 for SHINE).
To note: Due to low registration numbers, the Triton Education Foundation 5K & Fun Run that was scheduled for Oct. 19 has been canceled. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Michelle Pelletier Marshall reports on the town of Rowley for The Daily News. She can be reached at email@example.com.