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Zeh students donate to One Fund

By Molly McCarthy, Contributing Writer

Amanda Benatuil, a student in Farhana Zia's fifth grade class, receives her certificate at the Marion E. Zeh fifth grade farewell.

Amanda Benatuil, a student in Farhana Zia's fifth grade class, receives her certificate at the Marion E. Zeh fifth grade farewell.

Northborough – Each year, it is a tradition for the Marion E. Zeh School's departing fifth grade students to raise money for a class adventure and a parting gift to the school. For this year's class gift, the students voted to instead donate $1,000 to the One Fund, the central fund established to help those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings. During a farewell ceremony held at the school June 25, the students presented a check to Northborough Detective Jeffrey Noel that will be donated to the fund.
The students had also raised money to go attend a choral festival followed by a trip to Canobie Lake Park. The Northborough students were the youngest grade there as they competed against middle school choirs and placed gold, missing platinum by only four points.

 

 

 

 

Allyn Phelps leads the school's fifth grade chorus in singing

Allyn Phelps leads the school's fifth grade chorus in singing “We Will.”

Students prepare to present Northborough Detective Jeffrey Noel with a check for $1,000 that will be donated to the One Fund.

Students prepare to present Northborough Detective Jeffrey Noel with a check for $1,000 that will be donated to the One Fund.

Bryant Li receives a certificate. Bryant was commended on near perfect attendance for the school year.

Bryant Li receives a certificate. Bryant was commended on near perfect attendance for the school year.

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