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to technology that's purposeful. Our teachers are phenomenal at finding ways to use tech- nology at its best." Now and Zen Technology aside, Maloney says that, from almost any vantage point in the school, the views are amazing. "Whether students are glancing out across Alphabet Lane, or across the old site to a series of trees and School Street, it's calming, and it's affirming of a supportive learning environment," she points out. "Between abundant sunlight everywhere, and thoughtful placement of key spaces like the library/media center in the middle of the building, it all supports creative thinking." The Field School was built as part of a greater campus project that cements physical connec- tions between the town library, the Recreation Center, and the Council on Aging. "With sidewalks already connecting some buildings and more to come, we intend this to be a community for all ages," Maloney says. In fact, community excitement and involvement extends in many directions. Last fall, the Weston Community League Garden Club bestowed a garden arrangement upon Field's campus. "All of our highest hopes have been attained," Lucey adds. "We have a building that meets our expectations and beyond, and there are aspects we weren't anticipating, such as the soothing sound of rain pitter-pattering off the skylights." Oh, in case you're wondering … Lucey's rain bucket is in permanent storage. 156 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 5 education "a community for all ages" D A V I D L E N A FIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 16 Alphabet Lane Weston 781.786.5500 www.westonschools.org