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Needham rallies behind teachers and staff

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

It’s no shock that teachers will be facing an enormous number of challenges during this upcoming school year. In adapting to teaching virtual classes, changing their classroom organization and protocol to support social distancing, and even ensuring the safety of their students, teachers are...

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School Committee hosting virtual open house

The School Committee will host a virtual open house on Saturday, April 18, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., to provide an opportunity for parents and community members to meet and speak informally with their School Committee representatives. An invitation to join the open house virtually will be available prior to the open...

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Needham musicians perform at Symphony Hall

How do you get to Symphony Hall? Practice, practice, practice, as well as an outstanding K-12 music program with skilled students and dedicated teachers. On May 4, four groups from the Needham Public Schools showcased their talents on the Symphony Hall stage. These were the NHS Symphonic Band, the NHS Chorus, The Pollard 8th Grade...
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Needham students win art awards

Needham’s regional award recipients for the prestigious Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for 2019 have been announced. ​This program, sponsored by the Boston Globe and ​The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts (SMFA),​ introduces Massachusetts communities to a new generation of young artists.​ Competing against thousands of other young Massachusetts...
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Pollard Middle School receives $3.4K grant

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Students that refrain from eating breakfast before school lose two hours of productivity per day, reported a recent study. Officials from Pollard Middle School aim to increase the amount of students participating in school breakfast, an effort that caught the eye of New England Dairy & Food Council. Pollard’s school nutrition department was...
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