Category Archives: Education

Sustainability video winner debuts at Wellesley STEM Expo

Wellesley High School sophomores Luisa Coakley and Lily Fenton took home first prize (GoPro cameras) for their Sustainability Challenge video, which made its public debut Saturday at the Wellesley STEM Expo. Contest entrants were challenged to come up with a video to help explain sustainability to a 5th grade audience. Coakley and Fenton are involved in the […]

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Wellesley symposium focuses on health in Africa

If interested in attending this event at Wellesley College on Medicine, Science and Health in Africa, it’s free, but you should RSVP here: ​[email protected]

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Wellesley STEM Expo celebrates science

The Wellesley STEM Expo packed them in on a snowy Saturday, giving families something fun to do. Among the things we learned: It’s easier for kids than adults to get the hang of a segway; sheep brains look a lot like human brains; Chinese people used to build things using a technique that hasn’t worked […]

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Congratulations to Wellesley’s 2015 Scholastic Art Awards winners

Congratulations to Wellesley High School student Ari Cohen and Wellesley Middle School students Kaleigh Donnelly and Carly Jones for winning Silver Medals at the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Ari and Carly received their medals in the Metals and Jewelry category, and Kaleigh received her medal in photography. Only 360 students received a gold or […]

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Wellesley High School #8 on the say-so of Niche Rankings

The 2015 Niche rankings are in, and the status-conscious website says that Wellesley High School is #8 among Massachusetts public high schools. Nearby Dover-Sherborn Regional High came in at #1, and Weston High School was just above Wellesley at #7. The rating site relies heavily on survey results from 280,000 students and parents who weigh […]

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VC with Facebook roots, architect with TED pedigree tapped as Babson commencement speakers

Babson College has named alumnus Kevin Colleran ‘03, an early executive at Facebook and current managing partner at venture capital firm Slow Ventures, and Richard Saul Wurman, an architect and author who created and chaired the TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) Conference, will both be honored during Commencement Ceremonies on May 16. Colleran will address undegrads at 10 a.m. and […]

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