Category Archives: Education

Big changes afoot at the Wellesley College greenhouses, but don’t hold your breath

Since this wretched winter insists on hanging on, abusing us with record-breaking snowfall and damning us with ice dams and arctic blasts right into the end of March, I’m starting to get a bit antsy for greenery and flowers and temperatures above freezing. This month came in like a lion and it looks like it […]

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Wellesley STEM Expo brochure is here

The second Wellesley STEM Expo will be held this Saturday, March 28, at Wellesley High School.  This free event is open to the public and packed with interactive, hands-on exhibits that are fun and educational.  This year’s event includes exhibits that let you walk inside a life-sized Humpback Whale, ride a segway, hold a brain, make a […]

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The other March Madness: Wellesley High team on TV quiz show this weekend

Find out how students from Wellesley High School did vs. Acton Boxborough High School on High School Quiz Show this Saturday, March 28 at 6pm on WGBH 2 (the show was pre-recorded).  These teams qualified for the final round of 16 that will appear on the show.

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It’s “All Aboard” for the Wellesley Junior Class Auction

Come sail away with the WHS Class of 2016 as it holds its Junior Class Auction on Saturday, March 21, at 7pm in the WHS Cafeteria. The Auction Book is just in, so look below for a sneak preview of the great offerings – there’s something for everyone! Remember, you don’t have to be the parent of a junior to take advantage of […]

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Caps & gowns: Here’s one touchy commencement topic Wellesley High avoids

Some high schools around the state have been debating how to handle the color of caps and gowns to be worn by the Class of 2014 in light of newish State legislation, recommendations by the Massachusetts education department as well as the concerns of some students regarding gender identity. Medway High traditionally has had males and females wear […]

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Rogue tarantula contained at Wellesley High

The Wellesley High School Bradford news site reports on a scare at the school this month caused by a runaway tarantula that snuck into math class by hitching a ride in its owner’s coat. After the spider creeped out at least some of the owner’s classmates, the teacher and student combined to re-capture the beast. […]

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