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Commencement mixes celebration and mourning

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday evening, June 3, Needham High School held its 2019 commencement ceremony. But unlike many other ceremonies, this one was a unique mix of hopeful optimism, youthful hijinks and somber reflection of the classmates who couldn’t be there with them. There were plenty of fun moments. Amid the...
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Needham sprints to Great Bear Run

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[caption id="attachment_33372" align="alignright" width="300"]Race Director John Hrones with Great Bear (Ted Strollo). Race Director John Hrones with Great Bear (Ted Strollo).[/caption] Over 900 runners ages 1 to 86 from 50 towns and as far away as New Jersey gathered on Sunday, May 19, for the...
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Great Bear Run planned for May 19

On Sunday, May 19, the Needham Youth Track Club is sponsoring the 29th running of the Great Bear Run, a road race for all ages. There is a 5K run (10:30 a.m.), 1 Mile Run and Prostate Walk (12:15 p.m.), events for children including 400 meter (age 7-14) – 2:15 p.m., 200 meter (age 6)...
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Rocket Speech and Debate roll

The Needham Speech and Debate Team won several accolades January 13-14 at Lexington and from January 19-21 at Columbia University. In Lextinton, in varsity Lincoln-Douglas (LD) debate, sophomore Zachary Lu finished in the top twenty, dropping to Lake Highland of Florida, while in novice LD, ninth grader Sasha Reiser reached quarters, being defeated in a 2-1...
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