Mrs. Waldner’s 4th grade class at the Martha Jones Elementary School created over 40 “heating pad socks” for homebound seniors in Westwood. These socks, which are filled with rice, can be placed in the microwave to create a natural (and reusable) heating pad. The socks will be distributed to homebound Westwood seniors who participate in...Read more
By Laura Drinan
Hometown Weekly Reporter
With just days left before school vacation, students at Deerfield Elementary School knew it would be a long week.
Luckily, the fifth grade music students began the week with an exciting performance.
On December 18, the school hosted its annual winter concert, showcasing the fifth grade band and chorus.
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Lisa Vergara, founder of Stortytime Crafts, presented fire fighter Nick Dabrowski at the Needham Fire Department - Local 1706 with a children's chair and matching book, "The Fire Engine Book," to share with children visiting the fire station at 88 Chestnut Street. Vergara's goal is to create beautiful furniture pieces that encourage reading for young children...Read more
The spirit of the holidays are alive and well at the Westwood Senior Center. The COA’s “elves” were out December 19 delivering gift bags and holiday cheer to homebound seniors in Westwood, sponsored by their friends from the Westwood Integrated Preschool. Pictured above are Paul Kelly, Bill Sebet and Trish Tucke, the COA’s Secret Santas....Read more