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January 8, 2013

Salem School Board hosts safety, security forum

SALEM — The Salem School Board will hold a public forum regarding school safety and security on Monday at 7 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the television studio at Salem High School.

The forum is open to parents of all students as well as interested citizens who want to learn more about current practices and also to share thoughts about improving procedures.

In light of the tragic school shooting in Connecticut, the School Board and administrators want to explain current emergency procedures. Joining school district officials will be Chief Kevin Breen of the Salem Fire Department, and Deputy Chief Shawn Patten of the Salem Police Department.

Breen directs the community’s emergency operations and response. Patten is responsible for the school resource officers and their training. Both men can discuss training and response strategies and respond to questions and concerns.

Most of the time provided by this forum will be dedicated to hearing from parents and members of the public regarding concerns and thoughts about improving school safety practices and protocols.

Watch ‘Pooh’ at Hampstead Library

HAMPSTEAD — In honor of A.A. Milne’s birthday, Hampstead Public Library is taking a trip to the Hundred Acre Woods.

At 12:30 p.m. Saturday, come see “The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.” Celebrate with the magical and heartwarming stories that have delighted families for generations.

This movie is suitable for adults and children of all ages. Feel free to pack a lunch or snack and bring it along for this wonderful “Brown Bag Matinée” movie.

The library is located at 9 Mary E Clark Drive.

Register for babysitter training by Feb. 1

WINDHAM – Windham Recreation is offering the American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Course for youths ages 11 to 13.

The deadline to register is Feb. 1.

Classes are Monday, Feb. 25, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m.

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