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The weekend in Wellesley

Friday, 11/21, 2pm – 3:30 Dana Hall Middle School Waldo Auditorium Free   Wellesley Middle School One-Act Plays Thursday 11/20 at 4:30pm & Friday 11/21 at 7:00pm at the WMS Auditorium. These are 3 comic plays performed by 7th and 8th graders in the auditorium. Admission is free, and we ask for donations at the […]

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Dec. 9 special town election asks Wellesley voters to decide on school maintainence

There will be a Special Town Election on Tuesday, December 9 to consider debt exclusion questions to fund capital projects for Fiske and Schofield elementary schools, and Wellesley Middle School window replacement. Ballot Questions are: Question 1 Shall the Town of Wellesley be allowed to exempt from the provisions of Proposition two-and-one-half, so called, the […]

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$25 tickets available to public for Carly Simon concert at Wellesley College

General admission tickets for a Nov. 22 performance at Wellesley College’s Alumnae Hall featuring Carly Simon, her children Sally Taylor and Ben Taylor, and others are now available to the public. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at: Information on the show lineup is available here. The concert is being held to benefit Consenses, […]

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Acts with Wellesley High ties up for Boston Music Awards

Wellesley High School band director and music teacher Steve Scott, who moonlights with the band Air Traffic Controller, is among those with Wellesley ties up for a Boston Music Award this year. ATC’s “The House” is up for Song of the Year. Wellesley High grad Cam Meekins is up for Hip-Hop Artist of the Year. […]

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Music Week at Wellesley High: Jazz & orchestra concerts on tap

Wellesley High School’s jazz bands and choir, plus guest  vocalist Peter Eldridge from the Grammy Award-winning New York Voices group, will perform in concert on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7pm at the school. The concert is free and open to the public. That performance will be followed on Wednesday night Nov. 19 at 7pm by […]

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Wellesley High senior earns highest Girl Scouts honor

Congrats to Wellesley High School senior Julia Wall, who on Sunday, Nov. 16, will be honored as only the 20th Girl Scout in Wellesley‘s history to earn the organization’s highest honor: The Gold Award. The Gold Award can only be completed by high school girl scouts, called Ambassadors, in their junior and senior years. After completing two […]

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Wellesley Cotillion to be so fancy

It’s getting to be Wellesley Cotillion time, and all junior and senior high school students in Wellesley should have received their invitations to the December 13th event via snail mail by now. A tradition since the 1940s, Cotillion is a winter formal dance and possibly the first black-tie event these young people will attend. For […]

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Wellesley Middle School thespians to put on An Evening of One Acts

Wellesley Middle School drama students will perform An Evening of One Acts, three one-act comedic plays that will showcase the talents of over 27 actors as well as a stage and tech crew. In addition, The Junior Moving company under the leadership of Lauren Schneider, WMS’s dance program open to all grades, will strut their […]

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