On March 22, Dedham Town Hall welcomed a group of students from DHS as part of Town Government Day. This annual spring event, which was reinstated this year following a break due to the pandemic, has been a favorite part of the civics curriculum, introducing students to their local government processes, departments and operations.
The month of March is National Youth Art Month and in celebration, the Dedham Public Schools Visual Arts Department invited a local artist to spend the week with Dedham 5th graders for an artist in residence program.
Bridget O'Leary, the district coordinator for visual art, hosted a Master Class in scenic painting for three senior DHS art students.
The MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey (MWHAS), an initiative of the MetroWest Health Foundation, has monitored trends in adolescent health and risk behaviors since 2006. View the latest results from DHS & DMS here.
Read about how technology is being used in a DMS 6th grade science class to enhance the multi-tiered lesson focused on measuring forces.
The Dedham Middle School is launching a new community correspondence project - Pen Friends- for students in the 7th grade. Created in response to some of the social and emotional challenges our teachers have observed over the last two years, Pen Friends was designed to expand student literacy skills while also helping to foster greater connections between our DMS students and the Dedham community.
Over February break, DHS teachers Alison Guifarro and Abby Zuckerman accompanied 26 sophomores, juniors and seniors to visit four regions of Costa Rica. The trip was a wonderful opportunity for DHS students to extend out of their comfort zone in Dedham, learn about self sustainability among other things, and ultimately become better global citizens of the world.
Dedham Public Schools are excited to announce that our 2023 Summer LEAP Enrichment options will be open for registration on March 1, 2023. New this year, online registration. Click above to learn more.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM School Committee Meeting @ Avery School
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