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Spotlight Headlines & Features from DMS

  • Principal Hillman Email to Students: April 6th

    Happy Monday! Did all of you complete my gratitude challenge last week? I loved your emails telling me how you expressed thanks to your families. If you haven’t already done something nice yet, don’t worry - there’s always time to show you are grateful. :) Click the link above for the whole student email, including notes for our week ahead:

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Spotlight News from Around the District

  • Free Student Meals Now Include Weekends

    Dedham students can now access free weekend meals, available for pick up during the Friday distribution times. In the three weeks since Dedham Public Schools enacted an extended closure, the hard working Food Services crew will have served over 10,000 meals since March 16th. Learn more by clicking above.

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  • See Dedham Elementary Students & Staff Celebrating "Virtual" Spirit Week!

    See how the Dedham Elementary schools got into the Virtual spirit by clicking the link above!

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  • DPS Counseling Tip of the Week

    "Be kind to yourself, be kind to your family, be kind to your community. This is a time for us to be realistic and forgiving in what we can accomplish from home. Check out a recent NPR comic for some helpful family reminders." 

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  • "Six Feet Apart"

    Dedham Middle School social worker Amy Sandler kept getting asked by her children why everyone was being told to keep six feet apart. Amy decided to figure out a way to explain why that would be understood by children. The result was this very touching and clever 3 minute video storybook. It stars Amy’s children Ash and Maddox who provided some of the illustrations and all of the cute. Check it out by clicking the title above!

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  • Dedham High Senior Wins Student Video Award!

    Our very own DHS senior, Joshua Pfeifer, won the Emmy for Best High School Music Video for his video Look What You Made Me Do by Taylor Swift!

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  • NEW: Dedham Elementary Spirit Week!

    April 6 - 10th Elementary Students will celebrate from home with a "Virtual Spirit Week"! Open this article for details on how to celebrate each day next week!

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  • Our Mission: 

    The mission of the Dedham Public Schools, in partnership with the community, is to promote excellence in learning, self-discipline, and motivation.

    The Dedham School System does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or handicap in its educational activities or employment practices.

    Vision Statement:

    Each graduate of the Dedham Public Schools (DPS) will confidently pursue personal excellence through continued independent inquiry and learning and exhibit socially responsible decision-making within a dynamic and diverse global community.