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ESPN, Herald give Wellesley High football props for domestic violence awareness stance

The Wellesley High football team lost Friday night at home to Newton North in a heartbreaker, but the players are getting major credit from area sports reporters for their anti-domestic violence campaign inspired by a series of recent incidents involving NFL players. The high school players wore purple bandanas and encouraged fans to do likewise under […]

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Wellesley High football team pushing purple for Friday night game

UPDATE: Raiders lost a heartbreaker, 28-23. Though the team’s domestic abuse awareness campaign didn’t go unnoticed. The Wellesley High Raiders football team has its annual home night game tonight at 7pm under the lights, and the players will be adding purple to their usual red/black/white uniforms. The team on its Facebook page states: “Our football […]

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New app solves Wellesley High brick mystery

Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) has launched an app that makes it easier for those who bought bricks in 2011-2012 to pave an area in front of the new Wellesley High School entrance to actually locate those bricks. The Brickfinder app was built by local Web programmer George Roberts, with thanks to recent Wellesley High grad Billy Kaplan […]

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Wellesley High on hunt for new girls’ basketball, lacrosse coaches

Kristin Cieri is out as coach for the Wellesley High School girls varsity basketball team after 18 years on the job, and the school is now looking for her replacement. The school can’t say anything further since it was a “personnel issue”.  Coaches are offered contracts year to year. During Cieri’s tenure as WHS basketball coach, […]

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Wellesley High student athletes honored by Boston Globe

The Boston Globe has named Wellesley High School as the Division 2 winner of its Globe Scholastic Awards for the 2013-2014 sports season. While this might sound like an academic honor, it’s actually a sports thing. According to the Globe: Wellesley won 69.50 percent of its games and earned its first Globe Scholastic Award, taking […]

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Tough timing on that Wellesley High house naming announcement

New Wellesley High School Principal had some tough timing for his announcement Thursday mid-afternoon regarding the naming of the new houses at the school that are designed to better align administrators with the growing student population. His email about the house naming popped into inboxes just as the E. coli was hitting the fan as the result […]

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Wellesley High grads win Boston hackathon with monitor makeover

                                  As young programmers and engineers, recent Wellesley High School grads Davis Foster (WHS ’14), Nick Peretti (WHS ’14) and Sam Harada (WHS ’13) spend more time in front of their computers than even the typical teen. “We spend […]

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Wellesley High field gets a makeover

You’ll need to find another place to walk or run this week — at least during certain hours — if you’re used to taking to the Wellesley High School track. It’s under renovation, as you can see grass has been stripped from the field and collected in a huge pile. Robins were enjoying the fresh […]

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Wellesley students reap $cholarships

The Wellesley Scholarship Foundation (WSF) held its annual awards ceremony on June 9th at Great Hall within Wellesley Town Hall, presenting $248,000 in need-based college scholarships to 78 students, and $24,000 in endowed merit awards to 8 students. Scholarship aid awards went to 30 new Wellesley High School graduates, whose accomplishments included excellence in academics, sports and […]

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Happy Wellesley High graduation day

Congratulations to the Wellesley High School Class of 2014. UPDATE: (More photos, these courtesy of Karen Griswold. These include Superintendent David Lussier congratulating grads and outgoing principal Andrew Keough speaking.) (And thank you to paparazza Martha Collins for sending along these photos below) Senior class speaker Betsy Waisel imparts words of wisdom

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