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DS students salute multiculturalism

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter If there are two things kids aren’t well known for, it’s a willingness to try new foods and cultural sensitivity. So, when the Chickering School PTO held their International Cultural Night on Friday, November 15, during which various parents, au pairs and family friends bought pieces of their...
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Needhamites tell their Suitcase Stories

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Each person who immigrates to the United States of America comes to this country with a story about their journey here. Some of those tales are more easy going, while others are decades in the making. On Wednesday, June 12, the community was invited to hear some of these stories...
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Butterflies migrate to Walpole Library

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Summer has almost begun. People’s yards are full of bright, beautiful flowers. The trees are once again full of vibrant green leaves. Migrating birds have returned to the area to make their nests. Bees are buzzing as they carry pollen from one flower to another. If you look outside, you may...
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Magnificent monarchs migrate to Mexico

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent The monarch butterfly, often called “the king of butterflies,” is an amazing insect. Four generations of monarch butterflies are born each year. Depending on temperature conditions and food availability, the first generation of monarchs is born in February or March, the second generation is born in May or June,...
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Wellesley students perform service in Mexico

Twenty Wellesley High School students and four adult sponsors spent a week in February giving their time and energy to a marginalized population in Monterrey, Mexico. The group worked with Back2Back Ministries to serve in children’s homes where abandoned, orphaned and vulnerable children are residing. Mornings were filled with educational talks about the impact of...
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WHS students serve children in Mexico

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Sixteen Wellesley High School students traveled to Monterrey, Mexico during the February school vacation to serve abandoned, orphaned and vulnerable children. During the week students completed a variety of work projects that included breaking rock with a jackhammer, moving rocks, painting walls, building doors and helping local house parents with cooking. In addition...
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