The following students made their school's fall 2012 dean's list.
Olivia Corrado has proven that volunteering pays off.
The Dedham school district nominated Olivia, 14, to represent the town in Gov. Deval Patrick’s annual Project 351, a youth leadership program that encourages ethic service.
The smack of 10 hands hitting 10 rubber boots and the stomp of those boots against the ground called each of the 100-odd alumni, students and faculty in the audience to attention in the Nobles and Greenough School auditorium.
Launched in October 2011, the PathFinders Program provides an important opportunity for children with special needs to be healthy and creative, director Marnie Colantuoni said of the Dedham program,
Joanne McCormick, the director of guidance for Dedham High School, was on hand to report to the School Committee on how the guidance office was working within the school.
Life isn’t easy, and school and work doesn’t make it any easier. It’s stressful and tiring and puts a lot of pressure on students. There are so many things to worry about. That is why three years ago, due to their love of yoga and wanting to help teens cope with the pressures of school, Dedham High School psychologists Liz Vail and Ashley Weagraff formed a yoga club.
Faced with new standards in the middle school Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System tests for engineering, Dedham Middle School has started an engineering program.
As Oakdale fifth graders went from room to room, singing songs such as “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Let it Snow” and “Jingle Bells,” the students relished the sounds of other jingles – those of coins being donated to charity.
Dedham’s budget task force may be coming back.
For one night out of eight during the celebration of Hanukkah, local children gave presents instead of receiving them. On Wednesday, Dec. 11, children gathered at the Rashi School in Dedham to participate in the fourth annual Fifth Night Celebration.