Friday, May 10, 2013
The Woodland Theatre group will present The Sound of Music on May 10 through May 12.
The Woodland Theatre group will present The Sound of Music on May 10 through May 12. The musical will be directed by Doug Hodge with music direction by Chris Holownia. Performances will take place on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Lowell Mason Theatre at Medfield High School. Tickets are $30 each. The group's website describes the production as: Maria, a postulant who is causing the Abbey trouble, is sent off to be governess to a widowed naval Captain's seven troublesome children. Maria teaches them to sing and Captain Von Trapp to love. When the Nazis invade Austria, their happiness is threatened and the whole family is forced to flee over the mountains to Switzerland. The final collaboration between Rodgers…
Friday, May 3, 2013
Get your car washed behind Town Hall from 9am to 1pm on Saturday, May 4.
On Saturday, May 4, the Medfield High School Spanish Honor Society will hold a car wash fundraiser behind Town Hall. The purpose of the fundraiser is to raise money for scholarships for MHS students who want to attend the 2014 Spain Trip but can't afford the cost. The estimated cost of that trip is about $2,000 each. "We're hoping to raise enough money to defray the cost of some students' fees because I believe that all MHS Spanish enthusiasts should have the opportunity to travel to Spain regardless of their financial status," said MHS Student Council President Blake Brown. Brown said the cost of the car wash is a minimum donation of $5 per wash but people can "name the price" as can then donate what they wish to the Spanish Honor …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
U.S. News and World Report ranks Medfield High School as #13th in the state and #259th in the country.
U.S. News and World Report has released its annual list of top high schools each state and in the country overall. The report ranks Medfield High School as 13th in the state and 259th in the country. According to the report, 21,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia...were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards and how well they prepare students for college. The Top 20 list includes: The first Massachusetts school district to appear on the national list was Sturgis Charter Public School in Hyannis at #31. For the full report, click HERE. Get great local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up …
Monday, March 18, 2013
The Medfield police and fire departments escorted the state champs through town after their win on Saturday.
What were all those sirens coming through town around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday? That was the arrival home of the Medfield Lady Warriors Basketball team who, just a few hours earlier, won the Division 2 Girls Basketball State Championship. In an exciting game at the DCU Center in Worcester, Medfield topped Nashoba Regional High School 54-36. Nashoba made the first point but Medfield soon took the lead and kept it throughout the game. Both teams played hard. At the end of the first quarter: Medfield 16, Nashoba 10 At the half: Medfield 30, Nashoba 21 At the end of the third quarter: Medfield 38, Nashoba 25 Final score: Medfield, 54, Nashoba 36 Click here to watch a replay of the game with Patch's CoverItLive coverage. Click here to see where …
Medfield High School held its 20th annual Fashion Show on Saturday night.
Editor's Note: Some of the attached photos are blurry (those teens can move fast) but we left them in so you could get a good feel for the show. Enjoy! On Saturday night, Medfield High School held its annual fashion show to benefit the MHS All Night Graduation Party. The event featured 131 MHS student models and Emcees Bethany Merlin and Blake Brown. In true "red carpet" form, the emcees ran down fun facts of each model (many of whom hammed it up for the audience) including some of the student's favorite things and where they plan to attend college in the fall. Dresses were provided by Amari Outlet, BCBG Maxazria, Cache, David's Bridal, Jessica McClintock, Macy's, Manhattan Bridals, Nordstrom Rack, and Simply Fancy. Tuxedos were provided…
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Live coverage will start at 2 p.m. as Patch editors set the scene and prepare to bring the game to you via CoverItLive.
The Medfield Girls Basketball Warriors will play the Nashoba Chieftains at 2:15 p.m. today (Saturday, March 16) in the state championship at the DCU Center in Worcester, and Patch will, once again, CoverItLive. To watch play-by-play coverage of the game, just click on the CoverItLive widget at the top of this story after 2 p.m. when the editors will start setting the scene for the game to start at 2:15 p.m. (assuming the prior game ends on time). Need more information on CoverItLive, how it works and what's in it for you? If so, click here. Editor's Note: There is a CoverItLive app for your mobile device. If interested, be sure to download it well before the game starts. If you want to attend the championship game in person, tickets can…
Friday, March 15, 2013
Sam Eskew and Ed Eskew discuss the pros and cons of students accessing the Internet during free time at school.
Tune into Medfield Patch on Saturday during game time when we will bring the game to you on CoverItLive.
After an impressive win in the Division 2 State Semifinals, Medfield Girls Basketball is off to the finals tomorrow (Saturday, March 16) at the DCU Center in Worcester. On Monday, the Warriors ended the Reading Memorial Rockets with a score of 59-51 in overtime. HERE are photos from the semi-finals. The game is scheduled to start at 2:15 p.m. against the Nashoba Chieftains. Patch will, once again, CoverItLive. Just click on the CoverItLive widget on Saturday at 2 p.m., 15 minutes before tip off at 2:15 p.m. (assuming the prior game ends on time). If you want to attend the championship game, tickets can be purchased HERE. Go Warriors!
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Check out these photos from around the web.
The Medfield Girls Basketball team is heading to the State Finals after defeating Reading 59-51 in the Division 2 Semifinals on Monday. Here is a glance at photos of the game that are featured on the web. You can also find videos at BostonHerald.com and Boston.com. Do you have photos or videos from the game? If so, upload them here. TELL US: What do you think about the win? Any words of advice to the Warriors as they head to the State Finals on Saturday?
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Aucoin is a composer and conductor affiated with the Metropolitan Opera and the American Repertory Theatre.
Medfield High School Alumnus and composer/conductor Matt Aucoin will hold a discussion in the MHS auditorium on Wednesday, March 13 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aucoin, a 2008 MHS graduate, will meet with the MHS Jazz Band before practice to talk about his musical career as a pianist, composer and conductor. The public is invited and welcome to attend. After graduating from Medfield High School (with an Ellington soloist award for piano to kick-start his resume), Aucoin attended Harvard, and studied at Tanglewood, Rome Opera and Julliard. He is a composer and conductor affiliated with Metropolitan Opera and, most recently, the American Repertory Theater. His presentation will explore how jazz training is deeply applicable for life beyond MHS …