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Wellesley Public School bands, singers surprise teachers

Singers and musicians from Wellesley Public Schools surprised teachers and staff on Monday with a welcome back concert at Katherine L. Babson, Jr., Auditorium at Wellesley High, finishing the show off with a rousing rendition of “Happy,” as seen in the video below (Julie Verret is the band leader shown). Going above and beyond, students […]

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Relive Wellesley High girls’ hockey team’s run to State Championship game

Rebekah Caron, sports producer at Wellesley Media Corp., recently finished a documentary called “Two Points” on the Wellesley High School Raiders Girls’ Ice Hockey Team’s 2nd consecutive run to the MIAA State Championship finals during 2014/2015 season. Relive the highs and lows. Plus, bloopers at the end of the video…

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Don’t blame Wellesley Middle Schoolers for this mess

Kingsbury Street in Wellesley, as you might have seen, has been undergoing a makeover that should make pickup and drop-off at Wellesley Middle School smoother this year. Much of the work, which includes sturdy granite curbing and better drainage design, should be done by the time school starts on Sept 2, but at least this […]

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Student shrinks Wellesley High onto the iPhone

Wellesley High rising senior Matthew Preston has launched a smartphone app on behalf of The Bradford school newspaper that’s designed to keep students, faculty and parents in the loop. Well, those with iPhones anyway. The free app’s features include school scheduling info, links to old and current Bradford stories, polls and more. Preston wrote the app using […]

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Newsweek continues to ignore Wellesley High’s charms

Once again, it appears that Wellesley High has been snubbed in the Newsweek rankings of public high schools based on the school’s ability to crank out college-ready grads who have taken Advanced Placement courses, slayed the SAT/ACT, and jumped through other academic hoops. (19 other Massachusetts schools are listed including Weston, Medfield, Newton North, and Natick). […]

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Yay! Cheerleading to return to Wellesley High

Wellesley High School senior Jayla Glover says she’s wanted to be on a cheerleading team since her freshman year, but WHS hasn’t had a squad since 2012. So this summer, Glover and other like-minded students are doing something about it and starting up a team, with Glover’s mom as coach. So far, 20 students have said […]

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A tribute to longtime Wellesley high running coach Lou Pearlman

We received the following from Wellesley resident Ryan Marshall, who was an assistant running coach at Wellesley High School in recent years: An era ended quietly this summer and athletes and parents at Wellesley High School may be wondering “what happened” when fall workouts start. I can’t answer the “why?”, but middle and long distance runners at […]

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Ex-Olympian Tim Broe to coach Wellesley High boys cross country team

Tim Broe, who placed 11th in the 5,000 meter race at the 2004 Olympics in Athens with a time of 13:33.06, has been named as the new boys’ cross country coach at Wellesley High School. Walter Johnson, who has been coaching the boys, will coach the girls’ team. This Illinois-born 38-year-old has an interesting background, filled with […]

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