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Wellesley High up there on US News & World Report rankings

Wellesley High School is listed at #15 in the state and #285 nationally in this year’s US News & World Report rankings of best public high schools. The national rankings are based on schools’ performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Last year Wellesley was at #4 and #164 (not seeing […]

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Hannah Randolph bench dedicated at Wellesley High

A new bench in memory of Hannah Randolph, a Wellesley High student who died in a skiing accident three years ago, was dedicated this week at the school. Shown here are Hannah’s parents, behind the bench, and her friends in front. The annual Wellesley 1 Miler road race in Randolph’s memory was held on Sunday at Elm Bank […]

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Big fundraising week for Wellesley High “Don’t Forget to Be Awesome Club”

Wellesley High School’s Don’t Forget To Be Awesome Club is holding a handful of fundraising events this week to raise money for the charity Kiva.org, a non-profit micro-funding outfit designed to help entrepreneurs around the world. The club, which is in its first year of existence and consists of about 10 students, is an affiliate of YouTube favorites […]

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Wellesley High grad’s film shines light on boxer’s bond with mom

2010 Wellesley High School grad Peter Cramer’s short documentary “Quiet Storm” is ostensibly a boxing film, but is actually about a young man’s powerful relationship with his mother. Cramer did the film, which is both heart-wrenching and inspirational, for his senior thesis documentary as a Film Studies student at Wesleyan University.

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Wellesley High Drama to spell it all out in Spring play

  The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Music & Lyrics by William Finn Book by Rachel Sheinkin Conceived by Rebecca Feldman 3 Performances Only in the Little Theater, Wellesley High School May 6-9 Wednesday, May 6 – 4:30 PM Thursday, May 7 – 7:30 PM Saturday, May 9 – 7:30 PM Limited Tickets Available! Tickets […]

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ABC Pirate-themed Gala fundraiser ahead, Matey

Wellesley’s A Better Chance program says that tickets for its pirate-themed Gala Fundraiser are still available, but an RSVP by May 5 would be appropriate under the pirate’s code. To that end, ABC invites you to attend their yearly Gala, which includes dinner, drinks, and dancing, all with an island-casual dress code (eye patch optional). In […]

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Wellesley High varsity girls lacrosse team holding clinic May 6

What: Come play lacrosse with the Wellesley High School girls varsity lacrosse team.  There will be drills, contests and scrimmages When: 1-3 Wed May 6th   Where: Sprague Turf Who:  Girls of all ages Bring a $20 donation, goggles, a mouth guard, a stick and a pinny! Bring all of your friends, no lacrosse experience needed!

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Wellesley High Honors Chamber Orchestra to perform free show

The Wellesley High School Honors Chamber Orchestra, which recently played at Symphony Hall in Boston, will perform a free concert on Wednesday, April 29 at 7pm at St. Andrew’s at 79 Denton Rd., in Wellesley. The concert will feature the music of Holst, Mozart, Shostakovich, Suk and Tchaikovsky.

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