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Zina Avagyan, Project 351 participant

Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden and Blake Middle School Principal Nathaniel Vaughn have announced that eighth grade student Zina Avagyan has been named as a participant for this year’s Project 351 service initiative. Avagyan has been selected as Medfield’s student ambassador for Project 351, which brings together one student from each of the 351 communities in Massachusetts...
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Medfield hosts youth sports discussion

Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden has announced that the Medfield Public Schools recently held a panel discussion with prominent local athletes and industry experts on the topic of youth sports participation. The discussion, “Help Your Young Athlete Win the Race: Finding Balance in Youth Sports,” was held Monday, October 28, at the Blake Middle School library. The event...
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Medfield students count on Marissa Gumas

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It isn’t a shock to anyone who knows her that Marissa Gumas, a seventh grade math teacher at Blake Middle School, is one of the finalists for Massachusetts’ 2020 Teacher of the Year award. Anyone who walks into Gumas’ classroom will immediately be struck by the colorfulness of the space. Most of...
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Middle schoolers present colorful theater production

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By Audrey Anderson Hometown Weekly Correspondent On March 29, 30, and 31, the Blake Middle School Theater presented the musical “How to Eat Like a Child and Other Lessons in Not Being a Grown-Up” by Delia Ephron, John Forster, Judith Kahan. The production was colorful, energetic, fun, and larger-than-life, with excellent performances all around. The...
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Sullivan shares WWII spy story

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent On Thursday, October 4, Mark Sullivan returned to his hometown to share his experience writing his book, "Beneath a Scarlet Sky." In the Blake Middle School auditorium where he used to attend assemblies, Sullivan shared his years-long adventure of learning about a World War II hero. Sullivan's story began during...
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Blake students run mini-marathon

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Students were running for a good cause last Monday morning for Blake Middle School’s sixth annual mini-marathon. The event began after science teacher Kelly Ruminski and two other Blake teachers were unable to complete the 2013 Boston Marathon due to the bombings at the finish line. They decided to try and help...
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MCPE holds annual meeting

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The Medfield Coalition for Public Education held its annual meeting on Thursday, May 24, at the Zullo Gallery in Medfield. MCPE board members and supporters celebrated a successful 2017-2018 year by recapping the year’s highlights, recognizing award winners, and thanking corporate sponsors and volunteers. Throughout the evening, a common theme emerged: Medfield is...
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Jazz Night offers community exquisite concert

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Why go to Boston when you can find superb jazz music right here in Medfield? It was a question many had asked themselves during Blake Middle School and Medfield High School’s Jazz Night on May 4. As if the two schools’ jazz players weren’t talented enough, saxophonist, vocalist, and composer...
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Jazz Night to feature Grace Kelly

On May 4, Medfield won’t know what hit it when Grace Kelly, a high-energy, inspirational and sell-out 25-year-old sax player and vocalist headlines Jazz Night with the award-winning Medfield High School Jazz Band and Jazz Choir, and Blake Middle School Jazz Bands. Grace Kelly will be the first-ever female guest artist and vocalist for Medfield Jazz...
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Inspiration flows with Kwame Alexander

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter On March 8, Medfield Public Schools and the Medfield Public Library closed for the day after the month’s second nor’easter brought wet, heavy snow and powerful winds. Even with power outages and fallen tree limbs and wires afflicting the town, Medfield Public Schools’ library media specialist, Kerry Cowell, and...
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Music Association holding wreath sale

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Medfield Music Association has launched its annual holiday wreath sale to help raise funds for trip scholarships and other expenses for over 150 Medfield High School music students. Wreath sales can also benefit Blake Middle School students who participate in the annual Six Flags music festival trip. Wreaths are $20 each and buyers...
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Community comes together after vandalism

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent In the early hours of June 22, students, parents, and teachers became aware that the rainbow crosswalk stretching between Blake Middle School and Medfield High School had been vandalized. The perpetrators had thrown green and blue paint onto the rainbow, smothering a portion of the colorful crosswalk....
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Hospital Planning Committee holding public meeting

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The Medfield State Hospital Master Planning Committee (MSHMPC) is pleased to announce a Public Meeting and Workshop at the Blake Middle School Gymnasium on Wednesday, May 24 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 
As part of the ongoing master planning process the MSHMP Committee has narrowed down the alternative scenarios and seeks public...
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Medfield’s Jones gives life twice

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By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent Christina Jones gave her daughter life — twice. The first time came in the winter of 1973, when Jones gave birth, and again, 42 years later, when her daughter, Amy, needed a kidney. “Amy is the love of my life,” said Jones, 66. “I couldn’t believe it when they told me...
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Medfield touch-a-truck wows tots

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by Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff Michelle Taylor, a volunteer with Medfield's New 'N Towne Club, surveyed the legions of happy children behind her. "A lot of excitement," she said. "Kids have been very excited to see the trucks. They're excited to get on all of them and touch them and explore them, so it's...
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Project Moves returns to Medfield High

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Project Moves is coming back to Medfield with a free performance on Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at the Medfield High auditorium.  

Thanks to a funding grant from the Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE), the dynamic dance troupe based at the Gold School in Brockton is bringing...

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Medfield DI teams take first at regionals

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A team of sixth graders from Blake Middle School claimed first place at the regional Destination Imagination tournament and qualified for the state competition to be held this weekend (Saturday, March 26) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Daniel Riddick, Grayson McClements, Ryan Tierney, Max Augustini, Brendan Lawless, Kyle Gaffney and Henry...

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Medfield students shine at Science Fair

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

Forty Medfield students in grades 6-8 signed up for the first Blake Middle School Science Fair, which was held on Friday afternoon in the school’s library.

From displays about the sugar content in popular drinks to creating tornados to playing with foam,...

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Students provided dinner to Medfield Housing Authority

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff During the holiday season, eighth grade students from Blake Middle School provided a turkey pot pie dinner and entertainment for residents of Tilden Village. The Medfield Housing Authority expressed its thanks to the 25 students who volunteered to add some holiday cheer to the residents in the Tilden Village...
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Medfield student chosen as Project 351 ambassador

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

In a recent notice to parents, Blake Middle School principal Nat Vaughn announced that eighth grader Sophia Gustafson was selected as the school’s Project 351 ambassador for 2016.

Gustafson has a long history of community service throughout Medfield. She has assisted local...

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