Saturday, April 27, 2013
Middle school students planted a new sugar maple tree outside their school to celebrate Arbor Day along with the Danvers Garden Club and town officials.
Principal Adam Federico, standing outside Holten-Richmond Middle School Friday morning with 26 of his students, town officials and the Danvers Garden Club, said the best place to plant a new tree was outside the school. Why? Because a lot of growth happens in middle school. Danvers Town Manager Wayne Marquis and Garden Club President Anna Bertini agreed. The occasion was the town's annual Arbor Day ceremony with the Garden Club and local students. This year they planted a green mountain sugar maple tree, which was donated by the Corliss Bros. in Ipswich. Twenty students in the HRMS Choral Group sang "America the Beautiful" followed by three Student Senate representatives and three other students with ties to the Garden Club reciting an …
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Riverside Elementary students celebrated Arbor Day on April 27.
Students at Riverside Elementary were joined by Danvers town officials and members of the Danvers Garden Club, to celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 27. After hearing from Town Manager Wayne Marquis, as well as classes who read the Arbor Day proclamation, students threw a shovelful of dirt onto the base of a newly planted weeping cherry tree, at the front of the school. The tree was donated in part by the Danvers Garden Club. Each student left the ceremony with rose of sharon seeds to plant at their homes.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Your daily guide to the events and happenings in town.
Welcome to 5 Things, your daily resource for community events, happenings in town, and little tidbits of information. Here are five things to start the day, April 27, in Danvers: 1. Happy Arbor Day: This morning, Danvers Patch is heading to the Riverside Elementary School to find out how the kids are celebrating Arbor Day. Check back over the weekend for our photo gallery from the events. 2. Tomorrow the Danvers Police Department will be participating in the DEA's Fourth Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Event from 10 am - 2 pm. Officers will be on-site at the Police Department to collect any unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs. 3. Student Artwork on Display: If you haven't done so yet, be sure to visit the student …