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Wellesley Science & Technology Expo organizers want your feedback

If you attended this past weekend’s Wellesley Science & Technology Expo at Wellesley High, the organizers would love to get your feedback on the event. You can weigh in here.

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Wall Street bigwig Susan Wagner tapped as Wellesley College commencement speaker

Wellesley College alum Susan Wagner, co-founder and director of Wall Street giant BlackRock, has been named as the school’s commencement speaker for ceremonies slated to take place on Friday, May 30 at 10:30am. Wagner retired as vice chairman of BlackRock in 2012. “Sue’s career at BlackRock exemplifies the important role that the liberal arts play […]

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Wellesley teacher David McCullough takes the cake

Wellesley High’s outgoing principal Andrew Keough has gotten caught up in David McCullough, Jr., mania, as the Wellesley High English teacher’s “You Are Not Special and Other Encouragements” book is nearly here. McCullough is doing the rounds this Spring in Wellesley and elsewhere promoting the book,  in which the author takes issue with the culture of […]

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Wellesley High juniors organize cleats drive

Do you have any used cleats your children have outgrown? If so, don’t throw them out. Instead, donate them to Play Ball!, a non-profit organization that funds school sports for the public middle schools in the City of Boston. A group of Wellesley High School juniors is conducting a service project to collect cleats for […]

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Everyone’s favorite new reality show: Pick the next Wellesley High principal

With Wellesley High School principal Andrew Keough this week officially revealing the worst-kept secret in town — that he’s leaving to become superintendent of schools in Easton, Mass., — Wellesley Public Schools has set a goal to find his replacement by May 16. A meeting will take place at 9am on Monday, April 14, according […]

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Reminder: David McCullough, Jr., speaks at Wellesley Middle School on Wednesday

Wellesley High English teacher David McCullough, Jr., who converted his “You’re Not Special” speech into a book deal that comes to fruition this month, will speak at 7pm at Wellesley Middle School on Wednesday, April 9. The talk is geared towards parents of pre-  and young teens. When asked him about whether his book (“You Are […]

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Babson grads find match made in Heaven: Christianity & Mixed Martial Arts

Babson College MBA alumni Chris LeSchack, Paul Proctor, Maxwell Chang, and Ashit Ghevaria shared executive producer duties for a new film called “Fight Church” that debuts April 24-26 at the Independent Film Festival Boston. Fight Church asks the question: “Can you really love your neighbor as yourself and then punch him in the face?” It is a feature […]

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