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MCPE introduces Heroes Under the Mask

As the school year continues, educators have had to find new and creative ways to support their students and find creative ways to keep them engaged. As a result, the Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE), the K-8 Parent Teach Organization, and the High School Parent Teacher Organization have organized Heroes Under the...

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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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Date set for MCPE annual auction

 
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The Medfield Coalition for Public Education will be hosting its Treasured Experiences Auction from Thursday, January 25, through Friday, February 2. The online auction will feature over 140 priceless experiences generously donated by Medfield K-12 teachers, administrators, and community members. These prizes are unique items and opportunities that will appeal to parents and...
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MCPE celebrating 30th year with campaign

Thirty years ago, in the fall of 1987, 18-month-old Jessica McClure was rescued from a Texas well, the Minnesota Twins defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in the first World Series to feature games held indoors, George Michael released his single, “Faith,” and the comedy “Full House” first debuted on television. In 1987, the Medfield State...
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MCPE invites community to Medfield Day booth

The Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) is celebrating its 30th year, and is inviting the community to visit their Medfield Day booth, located in front of the Montrose School. The MCPE will be hosting our annual free book raffle for kids of all ages, and will be handing out free tote bags....
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Medfield High School number five in state

By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Each year, U.S. News ranks the best high schools in the country. Among the high schools ranked in Massachusetts, 22 were awarded gold medals, 54 earned silver medals, and 24 received bronze medals. Medfield Senior High School found itself ranked the number five high school in the state, with a gold...
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Annual MCPE Spelling Bee is buzzworthy

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Spelling bees are a quintessential aspect of school, immortalized through films and television shows alike. Many times portrayed as stressful, high pressure events, the Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) has been fighting against this idea for the past twelve years. On Tuesday, April 4, the MCPE held its...
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The Michelangelo of Medfield

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff Bren Bataclan put down his paint and brush for a moment, looking over the beginnings of his work. He flipped through a few rough drawings, checking them against his notes before turning back to his art. Then, before he could return his brush to his canvas, a line of...
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MCPE raises over $70,000 from Ball and Auction

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Last Saturday, on a beautiful autumn evening, 450 guests gathered under a tent on the Medfield State Hospital property at the Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) Fall Ball. MCPE hosted the “Oh, the Places Our Kids Will Go!” themed event and a weeklong online auction to raise funds to support K-12 public...
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Medfield’s new comedy club

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Intern “What do you call Chewbacca when he gets bits of chocolate in his fur?” asked one child. “What’s Beethoven’s favorite food?” asked another. “Why don’t seagulls fly over the bay?” questioned a third. “Why did the dinosaur cross the road?” These are just a few of the jokes told by the kindergarten...
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End-of-the-year-awards go to teachers, too

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Intern It is that time of year when students itch to get out of the classroom and enjoy their hard-earned summer vacations. Senioritis kicks in, and teachers try to keep their students motivated with award nights, to reward the work done over the course of the year. Most students probably...
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MCPE hosts spelling bee at Medfield High

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It was no ordinary Tuesday afternoon at the Medfield High School Auditorium. Card tables crowded the stage, the halls were filled with wizards, Boston sports teams, various bees and other interesting characters. The buzz of excitement was in the air, mixing in with the tantalizing aroma of pizza, baked goods, candy and snacks....
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‘Most Likely to Succeed’ to be screened at Medfield High

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Tuesday, March 29, Medfield High will host a screening of the acclaimed documentary “Most Likely to Succeed,” which takes a look at the education system in this country and the ways that it is affecting youth. 

The screening will take place in...

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Students ‘buzzing’ about annual Medfield Spelling Bee

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

It is that time of year again - time for Medfield students to gather their friends and form teams of three for the annual Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) Spelling Bee.

The Spelling Bee will be held on Tuesday, April 5 in...

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