Category Archives: Education

Here are your 2015 Wellesley High Film Festival winners

Wellesley High School this past week held a film festival at the Katherine L. Babson, Jr., Auditorium that highlighted the work of students in film and animation. The festival was a senior project done by student Luke Ehrlichman, with assistance by WHS teachers Julie Spilka and Doug Johnson. Here are the winners: Best Animation: Tie […]

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World Language Night at Wellesley Public Schools

From Wellesley Public Schools: Please join us for an evening of learning and celebration as Dr. Helena Curtain, world-renowned elementary world language expert, joins us to launch our new K-12 World Language program in Wellesley. Dr. Curtain is the former Elementary World Language Coordinator for Milwaukee Public Schools, and has taught elementary through university level. […]

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Wellesley Summer Theatre to present Three Sisters, by Chekhov

The Wellesley Summer Theatre Company is gearing up to present Three Sisters, Chekhov’s classic 1901 portrait of Russia’s disappearing aristocratic class and its quest for meaning and fulfillment in the ever-changing modern world. The play is translated by Paul Schmidt and directed by Marta Rainer. May 21 — June 21, 2015 Thursday and Friday at 7pm, […]

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Wellesley High up there on US News & World Report rankings

Wellesley High School is listed at #15 in the state and #285 nationally in this year’s US News & World Report rankings of best public high schools. The national rankings are based on schools’ performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Last year Wellesley was at #4 and #164 (not seeing […]

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Hannah Randolph bench dedicated at Wellesley High

A new bench in memory of Hannah Randolph, a Wellesley High student who died in a skiing accident three years ago, was dedicated this week at the school. Shown here are Hannah’s parents, behind the bench, and her friends in front. The annual Wellesley 1 Miler road race in Randolph’s memory was held on Sunday at Elm Bank […]

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Big fundraising week for Wellesley High “Don’t Forget to Be Awesome Club”

Wellesley High School’s Don’t Forget To Be Awesome Club is holding a handful of fundraising events this week to raise money for the charity, a non-profit micro-funding outfit designed to help entrepreneurs around the world. The club, which is in its first year of existence and consists of about 10 students, is an affiliate of YouTube favorites […]

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Wellesley Teen Center’s Wonderful 5th Grade Moving-Up Celebration

The Wellesley Teen Center’s annual 5th grade-only event with dancing, ping pong, dodgeball, Wii, games and snacks falls during Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend, Saturday May 16, 7-9pm at Wellesley Middle School. The Wellesley Teen Center holds 4 to 5 events for middle school students each year, featuring a DJ, themed games and activities. The 5th grade-only event […]

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Wellesley High grad’s film shines light on boxer’s bond with mom

2010 Wellesley High School grad Peter Cramer’s short documentary “Quiet Storm” is ostensibly a boxing film, but is actually about a young man’s powerful relationship with his mother. Cramer did the film, which is both heart-wrenching and inspirational, for his senior thesis documentary as a Film Studies student at Wesleyan University.

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