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Strong second half lifts Rockets over Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Herget Division rivals Needham and Walpole met on the pitch at Bird Middle School on Monday afternoon for the second and final time this season. The Rockets (7-2-1, 6-1-1) came to Walpole looking to complete the season sweep of the Rebels (2-6-1, 2-4-0) after earning a 3-0 win...
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Rae, Rebel softball stay rolling

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High varsity softball team has been next to unbeatable at home this season, currently sporting a 7-1 record at Bird Middle School, with their lone home defeat coming to Braintree (1-0) in a pitcher’s duel on May 20. On Wednesday, the Lady-Rebels (12-4, 9-4) responded...
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Donato tosses gem as Rebels down Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s elite met on Thursday afternoon at Bird Middle School as reigning Division I state champ Needham traveled to square off against Walpole, a team coming off their first Super Eight trip in program history last spring. Coming off of a tough 2-0...
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District Art Show celebrates student work

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Walpole Public Library patrons may have noticed the wide variety of beautiful artwork during their last visit to the building. With dozens of student-created pieces from each one of Walpole’s public schools on display, members of the community have been able to witness first hand the amazing work that...
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Sliwinski deals as Post 110 6 battles Walpole

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After a 10-1 defeat at home to Walpole two weeks prior, revenge was certainly on the minds of James Voss and Medfield Legion Post 110 6 on Thursday evening when they traveled to Bird Middle School for a rematch with Cam Martin and company. Despite a hot start...
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Walpole kids graduate from Junior Police Academy

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By Peter Kougias Hometown Weekly Intern On June 30, thirty children completed a rigorous week-long Junior Police Academy. The middle schoolers participated in numerous activities and assignments based on legitimate tasks required in police academies. After their final day of training in Bird Middle School, the children graduated at the Walpole Library. On the last day...
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Students ‘Sing Out’ in spring choral concert

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By Mary Kate Nolan Hometown Weekly Intern On the evening of June 7, the lively chatter of the audience steadily crescendos as friends and family of the Bird Middle School Seventh and Eighth Grade Chorus trickle into the auditorium. By 7 p.m., the room is packed with parents sharing their children’s latest achievements with...
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‘Willy Wonka’ wows in Walpole

Bird Middle School’s spring musical, “Willy Wonka,” was presented to the delighted community at the end of March. [caption id="attachment_17824" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Cast A in action. Cast A in action.[/caption]...
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Boys soccer fights to tie with Wellesley

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Following a 1-0 September win by Walpole at Sprague Field in Wellesley, the Wellesley High varsity boys soccer team traveled to Walpole to face the undefeated Rebels (8-0-2) on Wednesday evening at Bird Middle School. After a tough 0-3 start to the season, the Raiders (3-5-2) have since rebounded, earning at least a...
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Boys soccer fights to tie with Walpole

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 1-0 September win by Walpole at Sprague Field in Wellesley, the Wellesley High varsity boys soccer team traveled to Walpole to face the undefeated Rebels (8-0-2) on Wednesday evening at Bird Middle School. After a tough 0-3 start to the season, the Raiders (3-5-2) have since...
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Walpole teacher honored in ‘My Favorite Teacher’ contest

Mary Abplanalp, an English and History teacher at Bird Middle School in Walpole, was recognized by sixth grade student Emma Webb at the Barnes & Noble “My Favorite Teacher” contest. The Barnes & Noble “My Favorite Teacher” program provides middle and high school students the opportunity to tell their communities how much they appreciate their...
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