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Sixth graders design unique civilizations

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Dover-Sherborn Middle School held its STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) Fair on Thursday, where sixth graders were tasked with using all the skills they’d learned in their classes to design a unique civilization. To make matters trickier, each civilization had to address a challenge currently facing the...
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Middle schoolers pass bag ban

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff According to the Center for Biological Diversity, the average American family takes home around 1,500 single-use plastic bags each year. Though many attempt to find ways to reuse their plastic bags, most people never realize the environmental impact of using them in the first place. Each year, an estimated 100,000 marine...
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Destination Imagination participants excel

For the 9th year in a row Dover Sherborn Destination Imagination (DSDI) competed in a Regional competition against teams from Natick, Sudbury, Wayland, Newton and Shrewsbury. Nearly sixty DS students constituted ten teams from Pine Hill, Chickering, and the middle school. The competition was in Shrewsbury on Saturday, March 9, and the teams showcased their...
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DSEF brings augmented reality to schools

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A DSEF-funded virtual and augmented reality program is bringing the world into classrooms at Pine Hill, Chickering, and Dover Sherborn Middle School (DSMS). The program enables educators to provide more dynamic learning experiences for K-8 students using Google Expeditions kits that allow teachers to take students on virtual field trips without leaving...
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Dover’s Collins makes music

By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter Aiden Collins, an eighth grader at the Dover-Sherborn Middle School, has strummed new life into the school’s music program by hand making five electric basses for the school’s general music program taught by Tom Duprey. Duprey isn’t directing your ordinary middle school jazz band: there are no rows of folding chairs...
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‘High School Musical’ coming to DSMS

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"High School Musical" is set to be performed at Mudge Auditorium on Thursday, December 6, at 6:30 p.m., Friday, December 7, at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, December 8, at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Sherborn resident and director Claire Mackay is recreating "High School Musical" – eleven years later and in a different...
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Sixth graders show off civ projects

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Sixth graders at Dover Sherborn Middle School had an opportunity to show the different skills and knowledge they have acquired this past year when they displayed their civilization design presentations last Monday. The project used the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) educational approach. Cathy Simino, an art teacher...
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WHS stars in ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent Each spring, the WHS Drama Society performs a more intimate production in the little theater affectionately known as the black box. This limited-seating space immerses the audience in the theater experience, as the action of the actors and movements of scenery and props seem all the more overwhelming in the unique,...
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DSMS presenting comedic plays this weekend

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Fifty-five Dover-Sherborn Middle School students are busy rehearsing for three comedic one-act plays. Audience members of all ages will love a funny spin on their favorite superheroes in the comedy, "Superheroes, With Great Power Comes Ordinary Responsibilities." The hilarious play, "Game of Tiaras," is a mash-up of Disney princesses and "Game of Thrones"...
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DSMS students perform at MMEA festival

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On March 10 and 11, three Dover Sherborn Middle School students performed in the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Eastern District Junior Festival at Lincoln-Sudbury High School. Arden Caldicott, Jenna Eiten, and Annabelle Schmidt were acceptance and participated in the Junior Festival. The students auditioned in January with nearly 1,000 students from neighboring towns...
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DSMS putting on ‘The Little Mermaid’

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The Dover Sherborn Middle School will present the musical “The Little Mermaid” in the Dover-Sherborn Mudge Auditorium from Thursday, December 7, through Saturday, December 9, including a Saturday matinee. This is the fourth Dover-Sherborn middle school musical that Claire Mackay has directed.  “The Mudge auditorium will be transformed into an under-the-sea, magical universe that...
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The making of Ursula

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Over 100 Dover-Sherborn middle school students are participating in the upcoming production of “The Little Mermaid,” and 70 of those cast members will require a change of costume during the show. The elaborate and creative costume plan is managed by Carmel Bergeron, a mathematics teacher at the middle school, and Laura Villalobos, a...
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DSMS sixth graders present civilization project

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Correspondent As the school year winds down, most middle school students are thinking about their two and a half months away from homework and tests. But before Dover Sherborn Middle School’s sixth graders could feel the relief of summer vacation around the corner, they were tasked with one final project:...
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Sixth grader Kendall takes equestrian honors

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Taylor Kendall, a sixth grade student at Dover Sherborn Middle School, competed in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association Hunt Seat National Finals on April 21 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia. Taylor rides on the Middle School IEA team at August Farm in Holliston, coached by Dani White. This is Taylor’s first...
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DSMS spring plays find new home

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The Dover Sherborn Middle School spring plays were off to a great start. Three Dover-Sherborn High School students had signed on to be the directors, three plays were chosen, auditions were held, the cast lists were established, and rehearsals had begun. However, they had one big obstacle – they had nowhere to perform. The...
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Three Sherbornites to become Eagle Scouts

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Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1, Sherborn, invites friends and neighbors from Sherborn to attend an Eagle Court of Honor for Keith Thomas Brockway, Hunter Lee Gregory, and Scott Bethel Sirri. These young men have recently completed all the requirements for the rank of Eagle Scout and will receive the award at the...
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‘Shrek’ coming to Dover-Sherborn

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The world’s most popular, beloved, and only green ogre is taking his adventures to the stage with “Shrek the Musical.” He is surrounded with all of the characters from Far Far Away, and many others helping or hurting his seemingly impossible “happy ending.” The musical is full of catchy songs, lively dance numbers, and...
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Dover-Sherborn students present one act plays

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By Caroline Ahearn Hometown Weekly Correspondent This past weekend, the Dover-Sherborn Middle School Drama Program presented their spring production of “An Evening of One-Act Comedy” featuring the plays “This is a Test” by Stephen Gregg, “The Taming of LaRue” by LR Karcz, and “Gary Grinkle’s Battle with Wrinkles and Other Troubles in Mudgeville” by...
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D-S Middle school student science fair

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff 13 teams from Dover-Sherborn Middle School’s eighth grade classes competed in a science fair on April 23 at Regis College in Weston. With teams of students from middle schools across Massachusetts competing for the top spots and an invitation to the state science fair, one Dover-Sherborn Middle School team picked...
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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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