Category Archives: Education

Wellesley Public Schools superintendent needs your help

From Wellesley Public Schools/Wellesley Education Foundation: Wellesley Public Schools (WPS) and the Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) are partnering to form four Superintendent’s Advisory Committees (SACs) that will advise and support the implementation of key areas of the school district’s strategic plan. WEF and WPS are seeking qualified, passionate candidates from varied backgrounds and experiences, including private […]

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Wellesley colleges crank out the tuition calculators

Wellesley College is touting its new and improved My inTuition calculator to determine how much it will cost to attend the private women’s institution. The school trumpeted the free tool a year ago too, and the calculator still promises to give you the info based on answered just 6 questions, but now also breaks out data on family […]

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Wake up: Tickets on sale for “The Drowsy Chaperone” at Wellesley High

Wellesley High School’s 2014 fall musical will be the Tony award winning show The Drowsy Chaperone, which tells the story of a theater fan,whose favorite 1920’s musical comes to life on stage while he plays the original Broadway cast recording for the audience.  At the wedding weekend of a former show girl, a cast of characters engage […]

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Big bunny: Babson Players to present “Harvey”

The Babson Players will perform “Harvey,” a 1944 play about a man and his big invisible rabbit friend for which Mary Chase received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It has been adapted for film and television several times, most notably in a 1950 film starring James Stewart. Babson’s rendition will take place Oct. 16-18 at […]

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Wellesley Steering Committee unanimously recommends town purchase North 40

The North 40 Steering Committee recommends that the Wellesley Board of Selectmen buy the Wellesley College property along Weston Road and Rte. 135 for municipal purposes: “The Committee has three core findings in making this recommendation: the site for over 130 years has been utilized as a Town asset and failure to acquire the site […]

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Wellesley High grad defends her former basketball coach on college website

Caroline Harrington, who played basketball and lacrosse while at Wellesley High School and is now attending Hamilton College, has penned an essay for a college website called Change-Magazine headlined: “Defending A Bully: Why My Coach Was Fired Unfairly & Why We Need to Be Careful with the Word ‘Bully’” The piece refers to 18-year Wellesley High School basketball coach […]

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Babson alums ranked least dateable by matchmaking service

                  Babson College in Wellesley regularly racks up awards for being among the best schools with entrepreneurship programs, and earlier this year, for being a great value school. But Babson’s latest #1 ranking is of a more dubious nature: least dateable alumni. The Dating Ring, a Facebook-attached online […]

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Wellesley High addresses racial incident that took place in town

Wellesley High School on Tuesday extended its morning advisory period with students to discuss a racial incident that took place last Wednesday in town. Two female students had a racial epithet shouted at them from across the street by a homeless, non-Wellesley resident while heading to breakfast, and reported the incident to a teacher upon […]

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Cocek! Brass Band at Babson one night only

BabsonARTS presents Cocek! Brass Band in a special one night only concert merging old and new Balkan brass music on October 8 (8 – 10pm) at Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. Tickets are $15 and $5 for students. For more information visit babsonarts.org or http://www.eventbrite.com/o/babsonarts-6049903943 Cocek! Brass Band is the brainchild of trumpet player Sam Dechenne.  The band performs original music […]

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Brooke Adams, Tony Shalhoub performing in Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson

Husband and wife Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams, a pair of accomplished movie/TV/stage actors, will perform next month at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s rendition of Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson College’s Sorenson Center for the Arts. Performances take place Nov. 18-23, with ticket prices ranging from $30-$80 (some discounts available). You might recognize Shalhoub from […]

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