5 Things You Need To Know Today: Jan. 7
New immigration rules, last open house at the Christa McAuliffe Charter School before the lottery, Yoga for Youth and summer camp options featured in today's column.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation.
1. The Christa McAuliffe Charter School is holding an admissions open house tonight at 6:30. Parents will have the opportunity to meet teachers, students, parents, and alumni. This is the last open house before the lottery in February. Bring your child with you to participate in a McAuliffeQUEST scavenger hunt. Please RSVP to the school if you plan to attend.
3. New immigration rules, announced by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, create a waiver that bypasses an arcane Catch-22 in immigration law separating immigrant families for up to a decade. To learn more, read the lastest post by Framingham Patch blogger and immigration attorney Kira Gagarin.
4. Puck drops at 6:45 p.m. for the Framingham High hockey team who will skate again the Harbormen of Hingham. Admission $5.
5. Save the date for the 11th annual summer camp fair on Jan. 27 at Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School. More than 80 camps will be offering information on day, overnight and travel programs for students in grades K-12. Parents and students will have the opportunity to meet and speak with representatives from these camps offering unique programs including travel, community service, arts, sports, academic enrichment and traditional camp options. The free camp expo is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.