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Wakefield-Marenisco students relish last day of school

WAKEFIELD - Monday's beautiful weather was a great send-off for kids finishing their final day of the year at Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School.

In celebration of the event, the kids lined up to receive icees and popcorn and then hung out with friends on the athletic field.

The scene was totally relaxed, unlike the past couple years when the COVID-19 pandemic put a consistent damper on any and all activities.

Students told the Globe that recent months had felt fairly normal, or as sixth grader Carter Bouvette kidded, "It wasn't horrible."

Superintendent Jason Gustafson said the first half of the...