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Learning blooms in Deerfield outdoor classroom

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What began years ago with small planting and composting projects has blossomed into an outdoor classroom rooted in centuries-old Native American and Pilgrim traditions. Led by School Librarian Julie Krass and Master Gardener parent volunteer Jennie Goossen, Deerfield Elementary School now boasts three types of gardens that yield bountiful opportunities for student learning...
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Westwood declares Device Free Day

Did you know that too much screen time is harmful to your health? Experts cite excessive screen time as a cause of depression. It also hurts your eyes, disrupts your sleep, and causes gray matter atrophy in your brain. There are even new physical ailments like “text neck” and “text claw” cropping up, as we...
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Deerfield School presents winter concert

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter With just days left before school vacation, students at Deerfield Elementary School knew it would be a long week. Luckily, the fifth grade music students began the week with an exciting performance. On December 18, the school hosted its annual winter concert, showcasing the fifth grade band and chorus. Parents...
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