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Dover-Sherborn Students Chosen for Districts

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On Saturday, January 30, an unprecedented 24 students from Dover-Sherborn auditioned for the MMEA Eastern Jr. District Festival, and 10 students were selected for the festival. The following students were chosen for the festival: Anna Davis (grade 7), second Alto in the Treble Chorus; Taylor Melenovsky (grade 7), Alto in the Mixed Chorus;...
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Dover-Sherborn Boys’ Basketball Tournament Bound

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff After going 12-8 during the regular season last year and winning a game in the first round of the Division 3 Central bracket against Christian Whitins before falling to Tyngsboro, the Dover-Sherborn boys’ basketball team came into this season with extremely high expectations in which they hoped to surpass...
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Dover Democrats to Hold Caucus

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Democrats in Dover will hold a caucus on Tuesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at the Dover Town Library, lower level Community Room, 56 Dedham Street, Dover. Attendees are advised to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the caucus. Democrats will elect three delegates and three alternates at the caucus to...
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Dover-Sherborn Boys’ Hockey Fighting to Make Tournament

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff With just five games remaining in the regular season, the Dover-Sherborn boys’ hockey team is 6-7-2 and needs to win three of their remaining games to qualify for the state tournament. The Raiders have lost their last three games. “We hope to turn things around on Wednesday, February 10 when...
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Dover Special Town Meeting Postponed

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On Monday, February 8, James Repetti, Moderator for the Town of Dover, determined that Town Meeting voters might be unable to attend the Special Town Meeting that was supposed to take place that night due to the snowstorm. After consulting with the Fire and Police Chiefs and Board of Selectmen for the Town of...
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Dover-Sherborn Sees Growth in Destination Imagination

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This past week nine of Dover-Sherborn’s 18 Destination Imagination (DSDI) teams competed in “Instant Challenge Nights” against teams from around the MetroWest area. The team worked together to take 10 pieces of paper, two pipe cleaners and five popsicle sticks to see how high they could build a tower on one of their teammate’s...
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Dover-Sherborn Chocolate Café Celebrates Music

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Sunday, January 31, students, teachers, parents and community members came together to celebrate music and raise money for the Dover-Sherborn music program at the annual Chocolate Café. “The Chocolate Café is a fun event dripping with chocolate and all sorts of musical talent from the D-S community,” said music...
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Dover-Sherborn Nordic Ski Team Off to the Races

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff The Dover-Sherborn Nordic ski team began the season practicing on dry land for the first month, but when January came around they finally got to work out on snow, giving them a true sense of where they stood as a team. Captained by Fiona Gray, Alexandra Martiros and Dana Rice...
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Dover Cub Scouts Enjoy Pinewood Derby

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With speeds topping 192 mph, 41 Cub Scouts and Webelos of Dover Pack 52 enjoyed another successful Pinewood Derby on Saturday January 30. Each scout built his own custom 5 ounce wooden racer, personalizing them with options ranging from paint colors to Star Wars characters to Lego bricks. Scouts with the fastest racers in...
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Fourth Graders Bring Greek Gods to Life in Dover

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Students in fourth grade at Charles River School recently “became” Greek Gods and Goddesses in a presentation before classmates, parents and faculty. Since the beginning of the academic year, members of their fourth grade class have been studying all aspects of Ancient Greece. For this project, students researched the birth, relationships, special powers...
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Dover performance helps local residents with adoption

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff This past weekend Open Fields Community Theater performed “Musicals Rock: Growing Our Family,” an original musical revue of pop, rock and Broadway favorites. But this wasn’t just any performance, as the cast and crew of Open Fields dedicated their performance to helping Music Director Dan Snape and his wife Sarah...
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Dover-Sherborn students chosen for selective chorus

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A handful of students in the Dover-Sherborn school district were recently selected for the MMEA Treble Chorus. Pine Hill fifth graders Caitlin Monaghan and Julia Martin practiced and performed “My Country Tis of Thee” a capella, with just a starting pitch. The also had to sing a vocal exercise to show vocal range and...
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Dover-Sherborn eighth grader wins geography bee

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Eighth grader Cooper Evans has won the Dover-Sherborn Middle School section of the National Geographic Bee. At an all-school assembly December 23, Cooper won in the championship round by correctly identifying the three states Yellowstone National Park is located in as Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. Eighth grader Varun Jayanti was the runner-up. Both boys were...
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Dover-Sherborn girls basketball fighting for tourney berth

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Basketball is full of highs and lows. For years now the Dover-Sherborn girls’ basketball team has struggled mightily on the court and has been left out of the postseason. But this year has been different, as the now 5-8 Raiders are fighting for a state tournament spot through sheer grit...
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Dover-Sherborn Boys Track Off To Program’s Best Start

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff The Dover-Sherborn boys’ track team is off to the best start in the program’s history with three wins up until this point, and coach Maura Bennett is excited at the potential of what her team can continue to accomplish this season. “The TVL’s will be exciting to watch as well...
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Dover-Sherborn Girls Track Picks Up First Ever Win

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff In just the third year of the program, the Dover-Sherborn girls’ indoor track program has been through its share of struggles. But they say the third time is a charm, and in this case that just might’ve meant the third season, as the Raiders not only won a meet for...
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Dover-Sherborn School Honors MLK Day

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff With school closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Dover-Sherborn Middle School honored the civil rights pioneer with an all-day celebration on Friday, January 15 by utilizing the theme “be the change you want to see in the world,” a quote made famous by Gandhi. The celebration took a...
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Dover-Sherborn Superintendent Search Postponed

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff When the School Committees of Dover, Sherborn and Dover-Sherborn Regional announced a few weeks ago that they were not going to move forward with either finalist for the Superintendent position, they announced that they would be meeting with search consultant NESDEC in January to discuss the revised timeframes and...
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Dover-Sherborn District Choral Festival A Hit For Audiences

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Wednesday, January 13, parents and family members of Dover-Sherborn students filled Mudge Auditorium to watch the Dover-Sherborn District Choral Festival, a very special annual event that brings together the choruses from all four schools in the district. This event gives the elementary school students at Pine Hill and Chickering...
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