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Dana Hall to host conversation on girls and campus culture

On Thursday, April 28, from 7–8:30 p.m., Dana Hall School will host “The Forum: A Conversation on Girls and Today’s Campus Culture.” This collaborative program is free and open to the public. Attendees should sign up at www.danahall.org/springforum16. The Forum at Dana Hall School is a symposium series designed to examine a topic of particular relevance...
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Jazzing it up for METCO

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Thursday, April 7, the jazz ensembles from all four schools in Dover-Sherborn performed at Mudge Auditorium as part of the DS Jazz Spectrum Concert. The event was used as a fundraiser for the METCO Family Friends program, and raised almost $800. There are 40 METCO students who attend the...
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Middle School Students to Perform One Act Comedies

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The Dover-Sherborn Middle School drama students are spending after school hours rehearsing comedic timing and slap stick humor for the upcoming spring plays. This is the fourth year that the middle school one act plays will be directed by Dover-Sherborn High students. The student directors chose their own plays, and for the last three...
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Car Break-ins Increase Across MetroWest

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Law enforcement officials throughout the MetroWest area are on the alert after a sharp increase in motor vehicle break-ins over the past couple of months. Many of the incidents across several towns appear to be linked and the same perpetrators are still at large. The vehicle thefts have been a...
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Dover-Sherborn Students Perform at Symphony Hall

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Two Dover-Sherborn High students recently had the opportunity to perform on stage at Symphony Hall. Senior clarinetist Jeffrey Kennan performed with the All-State Orchestra and junior vocalist Annabel Hodson-Walker sang with the All-State Chorus. The students were chosen through competitive auditions that were held at Shrewsbury High. The All-State Orchestra and Chorus consists of Massachusetts'...
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Pine Hill Students Show off Talent

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Friday, April 1, the first annual Pine Hill Talent Show was held for students in grades three, four and five. It was the first talent show at Pine Hill since 1993, and the event was such a success that it is expected to be held every year from...
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Sherborn Girl Scouts Bring Back Farm Day

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Farm Day is coming back to Sherborn, and it’s being organized and brought to the community by three eighth grade Girl Scouts seeking to earn their Silver Award. Emma Stiller, Jordyn Devellis and Amanda Dye have put in nearly 50 hours apiece learning about the history of farming in Sherborn...
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Dover-Sherborn Destination Imagination is Global Bound

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Dover-Sherborn recently had some very strong showings at the Destination Imagination State Championships. Teams representing Chickering, Pine Hill and the Dover-Sherborn Middle School performed with creativity, excellent teamwork, and all around good sportsmanship. Each team put forth an excellent effort after months of hard work Three Dover-Sherborn teams competed: the Volcanic Explosion (Chickering, fifth grade),...
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Sherborn Town Hall Displays Pine Hill Artwork

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One of the favorite things to do for Pine Hill Elementary School students is to create art. Whether they’re in kindergarten or the fifth grade, students at Pine Hill love to show off their creativity. This is often on display through their music program when they sing in the chorus or play an instrument...
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Dover-Sherborn Performs Les Miserables

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From March 17-19 Dover-Sherborn High put on four performances of Les Miserables to near sellout crowds. Sixty-six student actors and actresses across all Dover-Sherborn schools were cast in the unprecedented production, with 15 crew and six orchestra members. The surrounding cafeteria was transformed into a French themed ABC Cafe, named after the same venue...
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Dover Library Fundraiser to be Held April 14

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The Friends of the Dover Library are holding a “friend”raiser for the library on Thursday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Dover Legion. There will be live music featuring Dave Yuknat and the Inebriations, a cash bar and food for people who will be able to learn more about celebrating and supporting the...
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Travis Roy Shares His Story in Dover

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Not many people can tell you where they were and what they did on a specific day 20 years ago, but for Travis Roy, October 20, 1995 is a day that will forever be etched in his mind, not because it was the day he suffered a debilitating injury,...
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Dover Resident Fights for maaps

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Friday, March 11, Nashoba Learning Group in Bedford, an organization that works with children and adults living with autism, hosted several legislators to share the school’s programming and successes and heighten lawmakers’ awareness of the challenging budget realities for Chapter 766 schools that educate students with special needs. As...
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Dover-Sherborn Middle School MathCounts Competes at Regionals, Student Advances

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MathCounts is an afterschool extracurricular club that meets every year from the fall to early spring. Coached by Olive Woodward and Erin Newman, 24 Dover-Sherborn Middle School students joined MathCounts this fall, and the club met weekly. The club’s activities qualified the club for Silver and Gold status. The Club also has a...
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Dover-Sherborn Destination Imagination Teams Compete at Regionals

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A record number of teams from Dover-Sherborn competed on Saturday, March 12 in a Regional Destination Imagination (DI) competition. More than 90 students made up 18 teams, and they all took to the stage in Wayland to showcase their hard work and ingenuity. At the competition in Wayland, Dover-Sherborn had an impressive showing,...
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Bestselling Author Returns to Dover-Sherborn

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Tuesday, March 1, students in grades 9-11 at Dover-Sherborn High listened intently as Dover-Sherborn graduate Jessica Lahey spoke about her bestselling book “The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed” and explained the importance of having parents back off...
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Dover Freshman Reaches the Summit

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff While most students at Dover-Sherborn High spent February vacation either going away to someplace nice and sunny or simply hanging out at home, freshman Will Sampson was busy braving the elements in sub-zero temperatures up in Maine at Baxter State Park as he hiked the state’s highest mountain, Mt....
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Travis Roy to Speak at Dover school

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff It has been 20 years since Travis Roy excitedly jumped onto the ice for his first shift as a freshman for the Boston University hockey team. Many remember hearing about how, just 11 seconds into his collegiate career, Roy slid head first into the boards, cracking two vertebra and leaving...
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Dover-Sherborn Students Chosen for Districts

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On Saturday, January 30, an unprecedented 24 students from Dover-Sherborn auditioned for the MMEA Eastern Jr. District Festival, and 10 students were selected for the festival. The following students were chosen for the festival: Anna Davis (grade 7), second Alto in the Treble Chorus; Taylor Melenovsky (grade 7), Alto in the Mixed Chorus;...
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MetroWest Fire Explorers Serving Seniors in Sherborn

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On a cold winter day, eight MetroWest Fire Explorers and four adult advisors fed more than 50 Sherborn seniors. For the past two years, this group of young men and women have given up one day of their winter break to cook, serve and clean up at the Sherborn Council on Aging’s...
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