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Tickets On Sale for WEST Comedy Night; Auction Items Sought

Wrentham Elementary School Trust (WEST)’s 2015 Comedy Night and Live Auction will feature Comedic Hypnotist Hypno Lorenzo (pictured) and take place at Raffael’s Restaurant, Walpole. The night of comedy, set for February 28, includes appetizers, food stations, dessert, and cash bar, as well as a live auction and a 50/50 raffle. Do you have a great auction item? WEST would welcome items for the auction such as gift cards, bottles of wine, vacation rentals, tickets, or anything that would make a great auction item. Email WEST at to discuss the auction. Tickets are available online. Tickets purchased before February...
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BOKS Program Heads to Wrentham Public Schools

The Hockomock Area YMCA awarded Wrentham Public Schools $500 to start up a BOKS program and $1,000 to create a school garden. The funding will give children an opportunity to start the day with exercise, and literally let students get their hands dirty growing vegetables. BOKS, an acronym for "Build Our Kids' Success," is a parent led initiative to give students 20-30 minutes of vigorous physical activity to start the school day. The school garden will serve as an interactive teaching environment to explore how agricultural and healthy foods are grown. The hope is vegetables grown by students in the...
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Rylee Fund Makes Donation to Middle School

The King Philip Middle School Drama Club is the recipient of a grant from the Rylee Fund of the Foundation for MetroWest, in memory of Rylee Collins, a former student in the King Philip district who passed away in 2013. Accepting the gift is Jamie Osborne, Drama Club advisor and director at the middle school. Also present are (L-R) Gabby Martucci, musical director Ryan DeWolfe, Taylor Corey, and Laura Covell. Collins was a member of the musical cast of Annie, Jr. and Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr. at the middle school, in 2011 and 2012 and had dreams of becoming a...
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