1) Newsbit of the Day: Swampscott High School is hosting a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 21 as part of its third annual Community Service Day.
Students want to recruit as many blood donors as possible.
The Red Cross hopes to attract at least 40 donors from the high school and community.
To schedule an appointment to give blood at the event contact Swampscott High School English teacher Joanna Ganci at firstname.lastname@example.org
All students at the school will either make presentations or attend them at Community Service Day, with art teacher Anita Balliro's Interact Group taking the lead.
2) Swampscott Scholars: 2012 Swampscott High graduate Stephanie Strager received the Jennie M. McVey Memorial Scholarship.
3) Bit of Abe (Lincoln): "A house divided against itself cannot stand.
4) Weather Watch: The National Weather Service is calling for showers, likel, and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 49 by 5 pm.
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