Category Archives: Wellesley High School

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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Who knew little bridges were lurking under vegetation near Wellesley High?

Work on the Fuller Brook Park restoration uncovered a few little bridge/tunnel structures over the past week near Wellesley High School along Paine Street that you might be surprised to know even existed. Thanks to reader MC for passing along photos. And here’s the latest Fuller Brook Park restoration project update.

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This happened 3 years ago today in Wellesley

RELATED: Class of 2015 told: Life’s unfair, so do something about it

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Questions swirl around Wellesley High seniors’ schedules

Inquiries started trickling into our Swellesley email box at the start of June about whether the new Evolutions program at Wellesley High School was somehow mucking up course scheduling for seniors not taking part in the program. Terms such as “major SNAFU” and “disastrous” were being used, and questions were raised about juniors and seniors […]

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Pranked: Wellesley High seniors show off their domesticated side

A bit of a delayed reaction here, but we understand those rascally graduating seniors recently found a good use for that circle of plants and commemorative bricks that always seems to be coned off in front of Wellesley High School: They converted it into a makeshift living room that we hear even WHS administration took time to enjoy.

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2001: The last time Wellesley High’s faculty speech was delivered by a woman

Wellesley High School social studies teacher Dr. Stephanie Cacace turned a few heads last Friday (and prompted a text to our house from an observer) during her graduation speech when she mentioned being the first woman faculty member to deliver the address “in quite some time.” She went on to say “The last woman to speak […]

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Wellesley High School Class of 2015 graduation: The video

Wellesley Media is now making the Wellesley High School Class of 2015 graduation ceremony available on demand. Here you go:

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Wellesley High baseball not only had to deal with Mansfield, but with the One Man Thrillride too

Wellesley High’s baseball team got knocked out of the playoffs 8-5 vs. Mansfield today after finishing the regular season on a real roll. This guy, an “independent pro wrestler” who goes by the name One Man Thrillride and who calls our town “Swellesley,” saw it coming:

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