Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Ribbon cutting took place before Homecoming football game Friday.
In a long-anticipated event, Norton school staff held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Oct. 21 for the new track and bleachers at the high school. Speakers included superintendent Dr. Patricia Ansay, principal Raymond Dewar and track and field coach Kent Taylor.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Letter to the editor by NHS student Kaleigh Schleicher for a journalism assignment.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Dear Editor, I am very excited for the new renovations at the Norton High School. I believe this change has been long over due. A new track and bleachers have been added which will greatly benefit our athletes. The old track was so dangerous that other schools were refusing to participate in events on it. This renovation will give everyone something to look forward too. Other, new renovations will give everyone hope for a better education. Currently we have classrooms with no windows; the renovations will help to eliminate this and will be a positive change for our school. I was so happy when the community voted yes for the new school improvements because it shows they care about us students. We are very grateful to be …
Event to take place Oct. 21.
On Friday, Oct. 21, Norton High School officially opens its new track, bleachers and press box at Adams Field. The opening ceremony will take place at 6:45 p.m. prior to the Norton Football Team’s Homecoming game versus Medfield High School. The public is cordially invited to attend this event. Members of the Norton High School football, soccer, cross country and cheerleading teams, as well as the pep band, will be brought out onto the field. There will be brief speeches by Dr. Ansay, elected officials and a coach, followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the 50-yard line. The football game will follow. “Our hope is that this will be a memorable evening and the start of many new and exciting changes taking place at Norton High School,” …
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Monday, July 18, 2011
Norton High School track re-pavement underway.
Norton High School is just a month away from having its new track put in. Milling of the track was completed July 13, and the paving was done the 14th. IW Harding Construction Company is the contractor doing the track. They installed the black surface. According to Laura Carew, facilities and grounds coordinator, the track should be finished in August. The bleachers are scheduled to be finished by mid October. The total cost of the project is $752,520. But with the $65,000 donated from Norton Cable TV for the press box, $8,000 taken from the Field of Dreams account and $28,500 from the facility rental account, the cost to the town is $650,020. The average cost per household for the school and track projects will be $8.53 per year until …