Here is the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Monday, Feb. 25:
1. Hockey champs: The Melrose Middle School eighth grade hockey team beat North Andover 3-2 Sunday night to win the South Division Championship of the Valley Middle School Hockey League, according to the VMSHL website.
2. Diversity study: According to a study conducted by GoLocalWorcester.com, Melrose High School ranked 170 of 363 Massachusetts public high schools in racial diversity.
3. Cloudy day: It is expected to be a mostly cloudy day and night, with temperatures reaching a daytime high of 39 and an overnight low of 28, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Melrose.
5. Traffic alerts: Want traffic updates or gas prices in the Melrose region? Take a gander at our Commute section for information.