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New school year, new beginnings

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Gone are the days of running through the sprinklers in the backyard and lounging around the house all day, and in are the days of jotting down notes in a spiral-bound notebook and hauling a stuffed backpack home every day. For Dover and Sherborn, Walpole, Medfield, Needham and Wellesley,...
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Students roll back to school

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Gone are the days of running through the sprinklers in the backyard and lounging around the house all day, and in are the days of jotting down notes in a spiral-bound notebook and hauling a stuffed backpack home every day. For Dover and Sherborn, Walpole, Medfield, Needham and...
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Bayse to be Next Principal at Mitchell School in Needham

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

In early March, Needham superintendent Dr. Dan Gutekanst announced that current Newman assistant principal Greg Bayse had accepted the position of principal at Mitchell Elementary School and would take over from Mike Schwinden, who is retiring at the end of the school year.

Bayse...

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Needham High Theatre presents ‘Cinderella’

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By Josh Perry  Hometown Weekly Staff

More than 100 Needham High students took part in three performances of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” last weekend at Newman Elementary School.

The students brought the popular tale to life in front of packed audiences and showcased the talented actors and actresses and crew...

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Needham Science Center offering spring classes

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

Beginning on Wednesday April 6, the Needham Science Center, based at Newman Elementary School, 1155 Central Ave., will be offering two eight-week spring courses for young students.

The “ABC Storycraft for Pre-Schoolers” program will run weekly on Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Newman and...

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Needham High Theater presents ‘Cinderella’

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

The Needham High Fine and Performing Arts Department has announced that the musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” will be its next production opening on Friday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. and with additional shows on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 20 at...

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Needham students pay visit to the State House

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff Fifth grade students at Newman Elementary School in Needham recently took a trip to Boston to visit with State Representative Denise Garlick and to take a tour of her office in the State House. The students have been studying government and got a closer look at how the state...
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Kids build fun at Needham ‘Engineering Extravaganza’

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Saturday at Newman Elementary School, Let’s Build Engineering Fun for Kids and the Needham Science Center hosted the first Engineering Extravaganza for families to participate in fun, hands-on activities that tested engineering knowledge and sparked creativity.

From artistic robots to a cantilever challenge...

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