Dedham High School

Welcome to Dedham High School Health Services

Maria Antonuccio, RN



Maria Antonuccio is a Nationally Certified School Nurse with 20 years of experience working at Dedham High School. As an alum of DHS she is passionate about serving the students and families in this community. A life long learner, she completed her BSN from UMass Boston and obtained her MSN at Framingham State College. As a school nurse, she co-lead a bereavement group for students who had lost a parent. She also served in a leadership role during the NEASAC accreditation process. She worked at New England Baptist Hospital for 18 years as an orthopedic nurse.

Maria has spent most of her life living in Dedham. She and her husband Kevin have raised three grown sons and are still raising one teenage son. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, large extended family, and friends. Maria developed a love for running as a member of the Dedham JR High running club, has run the Boston Marathon and is currently the cross country coach at DMS. She is often seen running through the streets of Dedham or dancing the night away at the annual DEP fundraiser Dancing with the Dedham Stars.

Donna Farrar, RN

Donna Farrar is a Registered Nurse and holds an Associates of Science Degree in Nursing from Quincy College, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Anna Maria College, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Bridgewater State. Donna worked at DMS as a paraprofessional from 2004-2007, while completing her first BA.

Donna started her nursing career at South Bay Early Intervention before heading to Florida to participate in an Emergency Nurse Internship Program. Donna worked in the emergency departments at Largo Medical Center, Mease Countryside and Palms of Pasadena, all located in Florida. Donna returned from Florida in the fall of 2017 to greet her new niece Wynnie who arrived that October. Once back in Massachusetts, Donna was a travel nurse in the emergency department at Morton Hospital until she accepted a full time position as a Utilization Review Nurse at Blue Cross, Blue Shield of MA.

Donna is excited to return to the Dedham school system and looks forward to working with the middle and high school students! When not at work, Donna, can be found at her per diem job at South Shore Hospital, working on her masters degree, or hanging with her nephew Cy and nieces Farrah and Wynnie.


Staff Only Health Information and Forms

Case Management Referral Form (Internal use only)