Community Announcements


Circle of Hope, a Needham-based nonprofit, is looking for new volunteers!
The mission of Circle of Hope is to provide clothing and other necessities to 21 Boston-area homeless shelters and programs in order to preserve the health and dignity of homeless individuals and families. Volunteers can sign up for one or more 2-3 hour shifts per week, and right now we are specifically looking for people to fill morning shifts¬†Monday¬†‚ÄstThursday¬†between¬†9 am - noon.¬† To learn more about volunteering and how to apply, visit our website at¬†¬†or contact Jody Barnet at¬†

Girls Who Code - for girls in Grades 5 and up. Meets on Thursday evenings from 6-8 pm in the library's STEAM station through the school year, except for holidays.  Girls will work together in groups to create a webpage that also contains an online game.  Girls who join the club should attend each session. Register by visiting the Children's Desk or calling 781-455-7559 x 204.

Join BID Hospital Needham for our 19th Annual Gala, "Havana Nights," on¬†Saturday, October 28, 2017¬†at the Westin Copley Place, Boston from¬†6 p.m. to midnight. Festivities will include live entertainment by EYE2EYE, open bar, dinner, dancing, raffle prizes, silent auction, live auction and¬†Maria Stephanos, WCVB Channel 5 Evening Anchor, as the evenings emcee. Proceeds from the event will support the new Clinical Center at BID‚ÄďNeedham. The direct link and partnership BID Needham has to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center gives you the advantage of receiving world-class medical care in the comfort of our own community. Visit¬†¬†for full details.

Book Sale October 14-15
Friends of the Library will host a book sale at the Needham Free Public Library onSaturday, October 14 from 9:00 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 15 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Sunday is Bargain Day. Information at 781-455-7559 or 

Creative Pumpkins Crafternoon on Thursday, October 19th for ages 9 and up. Decorate plastic pumpkins with old book pages, music pages, tissue paper, yarn and your imagination. Come drop-in at the YA Department upstairs.

Needham High School Craft Fair - Saturday, October 21st 9:30 am to 4 pm. Get an early start on holiday shopping! More than 100 juried artisans and vendors will be selling unique gifts and crafts, plus a Silent Auction and our famous Bake Sale! Check out the the vendors ahead of time by visiting the website or Admission: $8/$6 seniors/kids 18 and under FREE.

Pollard Middle School
200 Harris Ave.
Needham, MA 02492

Tamatha Bibbo, Principal
Linda Riley, Lead Secretary

tel (781) 455-0480
fax (781) 455-0413

School Hours
7:50 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Early Release
7:50 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
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