Category Archives: Wellesley High School

Wellesley Cotillion heads to Boston waterfront Saturday night

If you’re out on the town on Saturday night in your old beater of a Mercedes and wondering what fabulous party everybody else is going to in their stretch limos, that party would be Cotillion. A Wellesley tradition since the 1940s, the Cotillion is a formal dance to which all Wellesley public and private school […]

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Thrills & Chills: Wellesley High Winter Choral Concert Thursday night

The annual Wellesley High School Winter Choral Concert on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7pm will feature 240 student singers in a variety of ensembles, accompanied by pianist Chad Weirick and members of the Honors Chamber Orchestra. The concert, featuring Wellesley High’s Keynote and Rice Street Singers, Song Sisters, Brooks Brothers, and Concert Choir, will pay tribute to […]

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Wellesley High football falls to Needham on Thanksgiving Day, but both get Sports Illustrated’s attention

Sports Illustrated covered the annual Wellesley High School vs Needham High School football game on Thanksgiving Day, giving the rivalry between our “affluent towns” some well-deserved national coverage (and including some great photos). Alas, the Raiders made too many errors, and dropped the game 27-13. The Raiders had won 6 straight this year going into […]

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Wellesley High quiz kids qualify for TV show’s Final 16

A team of 6 Wellesley High School students has cracked the final 16 for season 6 of WGBH’s High School Quiz Show. That means the teens, who beat out dozens of other teams, will be competing in the bracketed single-elimination tourney on TV in the new year. This is the second year in a row […]

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Acts with Wellesley High ties up for Boston Music Awards

Wellesley High School band director and music teacher Steve Scott, who moonlights with the band Air Traffic Controller, is among those with Wellesley ties up for a Boston Music Award this year. ATC’s “The House” is up for Song of the Year. Wellesley High grad Cam Meekins is up for Hip-Hop Artist of the Year. […]

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Music Week at Wellesley High: Jazz & orchestra concerts on tap

Wellesley High School’s jazz bands and choir, plus guest  vocalist Peter Eldridge from the Grammy Award-winning New York Voices group, will perform in concert on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7pm at the school. The concert is free and open to the public. That performance will be followed on Wednesday night Nov. 19 at 7pm by […]

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Wellesley High senior earns highest Girl Scouts honor

Congrats to Wellesley High School senior Julia Wall, who on Sunday, Nov. 16, will be honored as only the 20th Girl Scout in Wellesley‘s history to earn the organization’s highest honor: The Gold Award. The Gold Award can only be completed by high school girl scouts, called Ambassadors, in their junior and senior years. After completing two […]

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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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