1) Newsbit of the Day: The Swampscott High golf team is having a fundraiser on Oct 27, Saturday at Kelley Greens in Nahant at 1 pm. It's a shotgun competition. Teams of four are $175 if paid by Oct. 20, and, otherwise, the cost is $200. The price includes cart, golf, food, prizes and fun and games, Halloween related, at every hole. And a Surprise Scramble format. To sign up contact Suzanne Wright at 781-477-9780 or Kristen Marescalchi at 781-592-2794.
The Big Blue golf team's final record is 11-5 and, in conference, 5-5.
Trevor Massey and Kevin Marescalchi will participate in NEC at Kernwood today and the following players are going to Hillview on Monday for state qualifying rounds: Trevor Massey, Kevin Marescalchi, Anthony Springthorpe, Peter Wright, Cameron Swigor, Victoria Malatesta.
2) Swampscott Scholars: SHS Class of 2012 graduate Danica Villanueva received the Matthew J. Kamin Rainbow Scholarship.
3) Bit of Richard (Pryor): "I believe the ability to think is blessed. If you can think about a situation, you can deal with it. The big struggle is to keep your head clear enough to think."
4) Weather Watch: The National Weather Service is calling for a sunny day. Highs in the lower 60s.
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