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69 s u m m e r 2 0 1 5 | W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e Learning How Dr. Cheryl R. Maloney Keeps ' em Coming Back story of an 1806 murder of a Harvard freshman with ties leading to politicians, and Paul Revere as the trial's jury foreman. For current Weston students, her mark is one that is visible, impact- ful, and long-lasting, including state-of-the art facility upgrades and an emphasis on global diversity. For former students, these reasons and more are why they're choosing Weston as home once again for them and their future Wildcats. Accomplishments that Lead the Way Weston is home to the new Field Elementary School for fourth and fifth graders, a project that was decades in the making, but one that Dr. Maloney helped push through, overseeing its construction from start to finish. Field School Principal Matt Lucey was deeply involved in the proj- ect and stresses how Dr. Maloney makes all her decisions on what's most important for the kids. "She's exhaustive in her care of all stu- dents, and has consistently high expectations. There's a oneness of Weston in Cheryl. She came up the ranks and, because of that, she is more informed, and has a vision of excellence across the district," notes Lucey, who did his student teaching under Dr. Maloney in 1993. Another landmark was celebrated in the fall of 2012, when Weston High School unveiled its new 23,000-square-foot science wing, helping A N N U N Z I ATA VA R E L A writer M A U R A WAY M A N photographer