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Wellesley Public Schools holding off on snow day call until Friday AM

There was a bit of social media pranking going on Thursday night regarding Wellesley Public Schools calling off school Friday due to impending snow. But Superintendent David Lussier tweeted out that he’ll be making the call on Friday AM. Confirming that I will not make a decision on closing school until tomorrow early AM. (No […]

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It’s official: Not all Wellesley College students are voting for alum Hillary Clinton

While Democratic Presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton is one of Wellesley College’s all-star alums (Class of ’69), it is apparently not a graduation requirement for students to vote for her. The Washington Post reports that Bernie Sanders, for one, also has supporters at the school, and that those students are letting their opinions be heard, […]

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A grim Wellesley memorial: Reverend burned at the stake

Babson College founder Roger Babson honored one of his ancestors, the martyr Rev. John Rogers, with this memorial on the college campus across from the Coleman Map Building. Rev. Rogers was burned at the stake on this date, Feb. 4, back in 1555 for what else, religious reasons. A bust in his memory has also […]

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Groundhog Ms. G living high on the hog of fame in Wellesley

UPDATE: Ms. G saw her shadow at 10am today. Thanks for the weather update, Ms. G.! Chances are, Groundhog Day is that mid-winter tradition most likely to creep up on you unawares, leaving you panicked at the last minute, wondering if you’ve gotten all your Groundhog Day shopping done, knowing in your heart that you […]

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Wellesley stress levels high, mental health a concern, according to Adolescent Health Survey

Results from the 2014 MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey (MWAHS), administered to over 2,000 middle school and high school students in Wellesley, as well as students in other local communities (we’ve attached PDFs of the Wellesley results further down in this post). This most current MWAHS marks a decade of data collection in Wellesley and the region, […]

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Wellesley High hoop doubleheader a split decision

The Wellesley High School basketball doubleheader on Friday night started off good with the girls gliding to a 49-39 win over Walpole High, and running their record to 13-1. Leo Sperling and Dorian Cohen led the way with double figures in scoring and rebounds. But the Rebels’ boys team crushed Wellesley by a 55-33 score, with […]

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Wellesley Evolutions students to show their stuff

Evolutions is an interdisciplinary and collaborative program at Wellesley High that has teachers and students making connections across courses in Art, English, Math, Science and Social Studies. Such programs have been underway at nearby schools in communities such as Brookline and Needham, and the Wellesley program — which attracted over 80 juniors and seniors for […]

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Sold Out: People sure do love their US Navy Band music in Wellesley

The March 7 US Navy Concert Band event being held at Wellesley High School has already sold out according to the event website (well, technically, the tickets are free, but you know what we mean). You can still get your name on a waiting list, though, and here’s where to do that. You could also consider […]

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