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Thanks to everyone who helped make our 28th Annual Spelling Bee a Huge Success!

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International Dance Educator Leads Hands-On Workshops and Performance

International Dance WorshopIndian culture came alive this winter for more than 300 Broadmeadow Elementary School students during an Indian classical dance residency from international dance educator and performance artist, Tara Ahmed. Ahmed has performed and taught in India, Colombia, Brazil, Turkey, and the United States. Her television appearances include WGBH’s DanceFest and Greater Boston Arts programs.

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Flame Rocks Needham Schools

In October 2011, FLAME rocked the town in a musical kick-off of Disabilities Awareness at Broadmeadow, Eliot, Mitchell and Newman elementary schools. An international touring success that has released four CDs and been featured in PEOPLE and on Good Morning America, FLAME is a band of musicians with disabilities spanning autism, blindness, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy. To advocates of disabilities awareness in Needham, FLAME is a living example of the program’s message: That people with disabilities can live rich and productive lives doing what they love to do.

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