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Handwashing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine

As many of you have probably seen on the news, there has been an increase in the number of cases of flu and the norovirus (stomach bug) in our area. One of the best ways to prevent illness is with good handwashing. According to the CDC, "Handwashing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine—it involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry) you can take to reduce the spread of diarrheal and respiratory illness so you can stay healthy." Please be sure to wash your hands frequently!

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"Making A Difference"

"Making A Difference"
Thursday, January 18, 2018
"PREP" - Prevention Resources and Education for ELEMENTARY Parents/Guardians

Program Objectives:
•Educate families on the harmful effects of gateway drugs
•Empower families to influence the choices children make that can lead to a healthy lifestyle
Evaluate resiliency factors that help protect kids from substance use

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2018-2019 Kindergarten Registration

Registration for all eligible 2018-2019 Braintree resident Kindergarten students will be held in the cafeteria at the Monatiquot School Kindergarten Center, located at 25 Brow Avenue, Braintree.

Registration paperwork will be mailed out to all families known to have a kindergarten age student. In addition, kindergarten registration packets are now available on the registration page of the Braintree Public Schools website.

Registration Week @ Monatiquot School Kindergarten Center (you only need to attend one registration day): Tuesday, January 16, Thursday, January 18, Saturday, January 20

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Ross Safety Reminder

If you must cross Hayward Street, please use the crosswalk at Hayward and Commercial Street. There are two crossing guards assigned there for your safety. If you are traveling east on Hayward on foot, there is also a crossing guard assigned to Howard and Hayward Street to support pedestrian traffic.

If you are driving to pick up your children, you may enter the Ross driveway before 2:45 and park in the west lot. Parking is not permitted at Hayward Market or Paul J. Rogan Co. for student pick up.

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