Based on the increasing student enrollment in the Dedham Public Schools, the Massachusetts School Building Authority recently altered the enrollment projections and space capacity for the proposed Elementary School Building project. Members of the Dedham School Committee and Superintendent Nan Murphy will hosting a series of online and in-person community forums to answer questions and gather input in advance of a planned March 20th vote.
On January 24, 2024, the Dedham Public Schools and Dedham School Committee approved a project proposal to incorporate solar energy options into our school building spaces. The project will add solar panel canopies over open parking areas at Dedham High School, Dedham Middle School, Avery Elementary School and the ECEC, not only creating covered, shaded parking areas at the schools, but also helping control future school department energy costs and ensuring that DPS is in compliance with State mandates to increase reliance on sustainable energy sources.
On Monday, May 22nd, Dedham hosted its annual Superintendent’s Academic Recognition Dinner at the MIT Endicott House. The dinner celebrates the top 30 distinguished scholars of the Class of 2023 in recognition of their sustained academic achievement.
Students from Dedham High's "Design, Prototype, and Entrepreneurship WoodTechnology 3" class shared some of their creations with ECEC students in Ms Castagnolas' class. The Wood 3 class created wooden Hippos, a Dollhouse, Monster trucks and a Monster Truck Garage for the students to enjoy in their play areas.
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