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Medfield hosts youth sports discussion

Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden has announced that the Medfield Public Schools recently held a panel discussion with prominent local athletes and industry experts on the topic of youth sports participation. The discussion, “Help Your Young Athlete Win the Race: Finding Balance in Youth Sports,” was held Monday, October 28, at the Blake Middle School library. The event...
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Medfield’s EEE risk moved to ‘critical’

Town Administrator Kristine Trierweiler, the Medfield Board of Health and Medfield Public Schools Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden have reported that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has elevated the town's risk for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) from "moderate" to “critical” August 29 in light of the death of a horse that tested positive for the...
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MCPE awards $131,000 in grants

The Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) has awarded $131,000 in grant funds to Medfield Public Schools initiatives over the past year. The coalition funded 34 grants across Medfield’s five schools. The grants span multiple areas of education, including curriculum enhancements in science, art and reading, classroom enhancements and initiatives for students’ personal development. District-wide grants...
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Caulfield named as new Wheelock principal

Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden has announced that he selected Holli Caulfield to be the new principal of the Wheelock School. Caulfield, of Walpole, is currently the principal of the Oakdale Elementary School in Dedham, a position she has held since 2005. She formally accepted her new position on Thursday, April 11. "We are thrilled that Holli has accepted...
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Youngsters ready for school in Medfield

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Last Thursday morning, young kids were running around at the Memorial School playground enjoying popsicles as they prepared for the start of kindergarten. [caption id="attachment_28303" align="alignright" width="600"]Ready for kindergarten! These young Medfielders enjoy a popsicle after their bus orientation.  Photos by Daniel CurtinRead more

Zullo Gallery features student art

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter As most in the Medfield community know, the children of Medfield Public Schools are extremely skilled. As exemplified by their science fairs, theater performances, and chorus concerts, the students possess ample creativity, innovation, and talent. It is no surprise, then, that the kindergarten through grade 12 artwork at Zullo...
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Inspiration flows with Kwame Alexander

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter On March 8, Medfield Public Schools and the Medfield Public Library closed for the day after the month’s second nor’easter brought wet, heavy snow and powerful winds. Even with power outages and fallen tree limbs and wires afflicting the town, Medfield Public Schools’ library media specialist, Kerry Cowell, and...
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Medfield gives thanks for its teachers

A grassroots community effort to support Medfield teachers was launched to coincide with the Thanksgiving holiday, and included feel-good lawn signs placed around town and on social media posts. One resident was so excited about the chance to show appreciation to teachers that she lined her property on Rte. 27 with 15 signs on...
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MCPE celebrates 30 Days for 30 Years

The Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) launched its “30 Days for 30 Years” fundraising campaign on October 16. MCPE is a non-profit organization which raises funds for the benefit of all five Medfield Public Schools in the form of educational grants. To read more about these grants, or to contribute to their 30th Anniversary...
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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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Zullo Gallery displays student-faculty exhibit

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Each year, the Zullo Gallery in Medfield presents the Visual Arts Department of Medfield’s public schools with an opportunity to display the work of students and their teachers. This year, the 22nd annual Student-Faculty Art Exhibition runs from April 1 to the 23rd. The student work displayed in this...
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