Category Archives: Education

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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Wellesley College’s Tupelos a cappella group crowdfunding its next album

If you’d like to chip in to help the Wellesley College Tupelos a cappella group produce its new CD, “Sweeter than Tupelo Honey,” then head over the Kickstarter crowdfunding site. The group, which has roots going back to 1948, is well on its way to hitting its $2,800 goal. Contributors will be rewarded with various musical […]

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Wellesley community coaxed with goody bags to prepare for emergencies

Wellesley Health Department Presents: Dinner and Learn – Emergency Preparedness Begins at Home, a workshop for Town of Wellesley volunteers and the community.  At this free Dinner and Learn presentation, which includes a substantial meal as well as a goody bag of safety stuff, you will be informed about emergency preparedness. (above is a picture of […]

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Wellesley High names alum Mike Reidy as varsity boys’ basketball coach

Mike Reidy, a 1987 Wellesley High School alumnus as well as a Raiders hoop player back in the day, has been named as the school’s new head coach for the varsity boys’ basketball team. This will be his second time in charge of the team: He was head coach from 1994 until 2002, when he […]

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Wellesley High School Junior Class: The Blitz Is On

The annual Wellesley High School Junior Class Blitz Day will take place this year on Tuesday, November 11th. On Blitz Day, teams of students from the class of 2016 will fan out across the town of Wellesley seeking donations from businesses and merchants for the Junior Class Auction, which will take place on March 21, […]

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Bates PTO moms win Wellesley Education Foundation Spelling Bee

The Wellesley Spelling Bee turned 25 this year and celebrated with 55 teams as spirited as the Wellesley Middle School Y2K Spellers (the Bee’s first-ever participants born in this century); as tough as previous two-time winners and this year’s second-place team, The Council on Aging Spellbinders; and as ultimately unbeatable as the Bates School PTO Minions. […]

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Wellesley North 40 supporters don’t skip a beat on Halloween

Those urging Wellesley College not to sell its North 40 property — the home to community gardens, hiking trails and open space — used Halloween to emphasize their points.   .@HKBottomly Scariest decoration I saw in #Wellesley #WellesleyCollege #North40 — Michael Tobin (@MichaelRTobin) November 1, 2014 .@wellesleyprobz @Sustainable_WC 2nd most scary decoration based on […]

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