FRAMINGHAM – This morning, August 26, from 10 a.m. to noon, students at the Christa McAuliffe Charter School dropped off their supplies in their classroom.
Students were given handbooks for the regional public charter school for grades six, seven, and eight.
Returning and new, incoming students could meet their crew leader and fellow crew members.
Some purchased McAuliffe gear, while others socialized with classmates, but all were dropping off binders and other supplies so not to lug them on the first day of school.
Students at the public charter school begin classes on Monday August 29.
Opened in 2002, the charter school is an Expeditionary Learning school, which encourages hands-on curriculum inspires high achievement through active learning, character growth, and teamwork. Students are accepted via a blind lottery annually each Spring. Students from Framingham, Natick, Ashland, Sudbury, Holliston, Hopkinton, and Southborough attend the school.
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