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CRS students spearhead fundraiser

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Each year, middle School students from Charles River School choose from a selection of books for their summer reading assignment. One of the selections this year was the true story, "I Will Always Write Back" by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda. The book is about pen pals Caitlin, an American eighth-grader, and Martin, a student...
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CRS students investigate plastic ocean waste

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In a new project this year, 5th graders at Charles River School explored the impact that plastics have on oceans. They began by collecting and sorting plastic that they encountered at snack and lunch; in just 16 days, they collected 700 plastics like snack wrappers, cups, and silverware. As one student said, “To truly...
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CRS announces 2019 graduates

Charles River School (CRS) has announced this year’s 8th grade graduating class. During the graduation ceremony on June 12, each student shared their talents with the community through speeches, poetry, music, art, and videos that they each had created. In keeping with the CRS mission, these graduates “know themselves, understand others, and will shape the...
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A warm, joyful performance in Dover

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By Audrey Anderson Hometown Weekly Correspondent The Open Fields Community Theater presented a lively pop-rock musical revue titled “This Is Me, This Is Us” on Friday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Charles River School in Dover. Originally intended to be performed in the school’s outside theater space, the show was relocated inside due...
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Open Fields presenting concert tonight

Open Fields is set to present a one-night-only outdoor concert of "This Is Me, This Is Us" at the Charles River School on Thursday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. The performance will feature songs from Broadway, pop, rock 'n' roll and country, with over 60 kids on stage from local communities. Proceeds from the ticket...
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CRS hosts Climate Change Fair/Panel

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[caption id="attachment_32860" align="alignright" width="300"]CRS student Erin Grimm sorts trash, recyclables and compost. CRS student Erin Grimm sorts trash, recyclables and compost.[/caption] “Climate change” are words we hear every day. While we all try to do our part by recycling, composting, and carpooling, 7th graders at Charles...
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Young inventors make grabbers at library

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff “Has anyone ever used any robots?” was the key question asked of children at the Dover library on Thursday, February 28. Some children nodded. If they hadn’t before, they were going to learn today. Children came to the Dover Library, back fresh and well-rested after finishing their February break,...
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Library, CRS collaborating on STEM program

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Dover Library and Charles River School are set to co-host a STEM program for children ages 7-9 on Wednesday, February 27, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Dover Library. In this project – inspired by the book “And The Robot Went…” – participants will learn about using simple machines and the laws of physics, and will use...
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Dover Library, CRS host STEM program

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31112" align="alignright" width="300"]Karen Pratt giving some guidance. Karen Pratt giving some guidance.[/caption] On Wednesday the 16th, The Dover Town Library and the Charles River School hosted their first of a now-ongoing STEM program (STEM standing for science, technology, engineering, and...
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CRS to host Peg Dawson

On Thursday, November 8, at 6:30 p.m., Peg Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP will share tools and strategies that parents and teachers can use to help "smart but scattered" kids become successful problem solvers and self-reliant adults. She will share the skills that are critical for school and life success, and the role executive skills play in...
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Otter Run scheduled for October 14

Charles River School will host the Otter Run on Sunday, October 14, at 9:00 a.m. This family event includes races for kids beginning at 9:00 a.m., a one-mile Fun Run at 9:30 a.m., and a 5K at 10:00 a.m. There will be fun for all ages post-race with refreshments, a bouncy house, and face painting....
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CRS middle schoolers travel to Quebec

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This summer, fourteen Charles River School (CRS) French students and a number of parents traveled to Québec City under the guidance of French teacher Julie Weeden. Students learned about the beginnings of French civilization in North America at the Place Royale and le Quartier du Petit Champlain, visited the Village Huron in Wendake,...
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CRS hosting ‘#SocialMedia4Girls’ discussion

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On January 18, Michelle Cove, founder and executive director of MEDIAGIRLS, will lead the parent workshop “#SocialMedia4Girls: Helping girls use social media in healthy and positive ways” at Charles River School in Dover. The event is free of charge and open to the general public. Where should parents and educators start when talking...
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CRS hosting ‘#SocialMedia4Girls’ discussion

On January 18, Michelle Cove, founder and executive director of MEDIAGIRLS, will lead the parent workshop “#SocialMedia4Girls: Helping girls use social media in healthy and positive ways” at Charles River School in Dover. The event is free of charge and open to the general public. Where should parents and educators start when talking to girls...
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CRS faculty present at PEN Conference

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This October, six faculty from Charles River School (CRS) presented at the Progressive Education Network (PEN) National Conference. Four teachers from the PreK – 2 team hosted the workshop “The Compassion Project: A multiage approach to fostering empathy and perspective-taking in PreK – 2nd grade.” CRS fourth grade teachers led a workshop entitled...
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CRS congratulates Walpole graduates

The Charles River School, located in Dover, recently congratulated members of its 2017 eighth grade graduating class. Among those in the class were Walpole residents Vivian Lorusso and Christopher Ethridge....
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Jeffrey Raider awarded by CRS

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Charles River School alumni, parents and faculty gathered last week to present Jeffrey Raider ‘95, entrepreneur and co-founder of Warby Parker and Harry’s, with this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2010, Jeff founded Warby Parker, creating a company that offers designer eyewear at a revolutionary price, while also leading the way for socially-conscious businesses;...
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Charles River School to construct new middle school

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Charles River School (CRS), an independent PreK – 8 school in Dover, announced today that it has raised an unprecedented $7.5 million in six months and has embarked on a capital campaign. Funds raised by the campaign will support the construction of a new middle school and grow the school’s endowment. The new...
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Dover resident receives CRS young alumni award

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Charles River School has named Dover resident Lily Hicks (class of 2014) as this year’s recipient of Charles River School’s (CRS) Young Alumni Award, awarded each year to an alum from the past five years who has demonstrated excellence in personal achievement or community service. As a student at Nobles, Lily is active...
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CRS students recognized at Model UN

On November 19, 30 sixth, seventh and eighth grade Charles River School (CRS) students attended the Model United Nations Middle School Conference. During this all-day gathering at Northeastern University, more than 500 middle school students worked collaboratively to tackle world problems such as malnutrition, the Syrian civil war, and climate change. Three CRS delegations received...
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