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Lionel Loueke Trio to perform at Wellesley College

Wellesley College kicks off its fall concert series with a free performance by guitarist Lionel Loueke from 8-10pm on Sept. 13 at Jewett Auditorium. Praised by his mentor Herbie Hancock as “a musical painter,” Loueke combines harmonic complexity, soaring melody, a deep knowledge of African folk forms, and conventional and extended guitar techniques to create a […]

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Wellesley High student athletes honored by Boston Globe

The Boston Globe has named Wellesley High School as the Division 2 winner of its Globe Scholastic Awards for the 2013-2014 sports season. While this might sound like an academic honor, it’s actually a sports thing. According to the Globe: Wellesley won 69.50 percent of its games and earned its first Globe Scholastic Award, taking […]

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Wake-up call from Wellesley

Tenacre Day Camp kids are chosen for Wednesday’s wake-up call on WCVB TV-5. See video here.

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Wellesley resident/sex trafficking survivor crowdfunding her Ph.D.

Wellesley mom and Wellesley Centers for Women social scientist Kate Price has turned to crowdfunding to support her pursuit of a Ph.D. in Sociology from UMass Boston, where she plans to continue research on the prevention of commercial sexual exploitation of children. Price’s unique perspective on the topic comes from her own exploitation in the sex trafficking trade from […]

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Wellesley #6 on Boston Magazine’s public high school rankings

Boston Magazine kicks off the new school year with a data dump about the top public and private high schools in Greater Boston, and Wellesley comes in a #6 among public schools, up from #10 last year. Dover-Sherborn was tops this year. The article includes a sortable chart to show where schools rank in various areas such […]

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Mostly shiny new Wellesley public school year

Wellesley Public School students and staff will greet new and old faces Wednesday as the 2014-2015 school year gets underway, and they’ll also see a whole lot of shiny new facilities. Among them, new roofing at Sprague and Hunnewell elementary schools, and nice new red seats at the Wellesley Middle School auditorium. Can you believe that […]

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Tough timing on that Wellesley High house naming announcement

New Wellesley High School Principal had some tough timing for his announcement Thursday mid-afternoon regarding the naming of the new houses at the school that are designed to better align administrators with the growing student population. His email about the house naming popped into inboxes just as the E. coli was hitting the fan as the result […]

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Letting off some steam at Wellesley College

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Wellesley’s “Trampoline Man” pens tearjerker about college-bound son

Wellesley’s Scott Maney, he of the infamous “My Kids Suck” Craigslist Trampoline ad that wound up going viral, has written a heartfelt Facebook post about sending his son off to college on the other side of the country. Scott shared it with us, and you: Post by Scott Maney.

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Wellesley Media offering video, music classes at library

Wellesley Media Corporation will add two new classes to its digital media production class offerings in Jackie’s Room at the Wellesley Library beginning in September.  Digital video editing using Final Cut Pro X will be a three-part class offered from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on three consecutive Mondays, Sept 15, 22, & 29.   Instructor will be […]

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