Category Archives: Education

Wellesley geography whiz knows where he is

Ishan Kundu, a fourth grade student at Sprague Elementary School, knows where stuff is, and he wants National Geographic to take notice. His prowess on an in-class written geography test led him to beat out 14 finalists from Sprague school earlier this month, advancing him toward the next round of the 27th annual National Geographic […]

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What the heck is Sustainability anyway Wellesley?

Wellesley residents attending high school in town or elsewhere are invited to create a video to explain what the environmentally friendly buzzword Sustainability means in such a way that 5th graders can understand it. The deadline is March 1, and winners will be announced at the Wellesley STEM Expo later in March.

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Wellesley College Davis Museum winter/spring exhibits: Iran’s Tanavoli, Warhol, Rembrandt & more

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College presents seven exhibitions this winter/spring.  PARVIZ TANAVOLI February 10 – June 7, 2015 The Davis presents Parviz Tanavoli, the first retrospective exhibition of the influential Iranian artist’s work to be mounted by a U.S. museum. The exhibition will survey the breadth and richness of the artist’s career from the 1950s […]

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Ring ring, buzz, buzz: Wellesley Public Schools re-open Thursday

I’ve officially had more calls and emails this week from Wellesley Public Schools superintendent David Lussier than from anyone in my family. Our cellphones and landlines just performed a beautiful robo-call ringtone symphony, so it must be official: School is on for Thursday. Dear WPS Community, After digging out from the two feet of snow we […]

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Wellesley High Raiders girls’ basketball team invites you to Think Pink on Thursday

From the WHS Hoop Club: This Thursday (Jan. 29) is THINK PINK Breast Cancer Awareness Night at the girls’ basketball game between Wellesley High and Framingham High at WHS.  Freshman @ 3:45, JV @ 5:15 and Varsity @ 6:30.  Donations and raffle to benefit The Ellie Fund.  Prizes include Beats Headphones, gift certificates from Juniper, […]

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Former Wellesley ABC student blogs for Huffington Post

Wellesley is known as a town that takes its public schools seriously. Residents consistently put their money where their property taxes are by voting in overrides, while dedicated PTO volunteers organize auctions and fairs to cover needs that the budget doesn’t. In addition to educating and fundraising for the town’s kids who live here full-time, […]

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Wellesley don’t need no stinkin’ blizzard to build snowmen and snowwomen

Thought I have heard something about a Wellesley snowman contest @swellesley @Wellesley_Patch @wellesleytown — Cause It's The Puck (@ThomasChristof) January 25, 2015 @danahallschool snowman in #Wellesley #winter A photo posted by theswellesleyreport (@theswellesleyreport) on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:25am PST Even snow women need a little extra support. #Wellesley — Lisa Scanlon Mogolov […]

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Trivia Crack jumps from phones to Wellesley High cafeteria

The Wellesley High School Bradford reports that the sophomore class is bringing the addictive Trivia Crack phone app to life — complete with a spinning wheel — in the cafeteria on Thursday after school lets out. The colorful Trivia Crack game, currently the top free app on Apple’s App Store and Google Play (as well […]

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