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A closer look at Wellesley High singers prepping for Boston Pops “Home Alone” concerts

Wellesley’s Rice Street and Keynote singers prep for their Dec. 26-27 concerts at Symphony Hall with the Boston Pops, where they will present the live music to go along with the movie Home Alone. Conductor Keith Lockhart recently visited Wellesley High to practice with the students. NECN reports:

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“Elf” sighting at Wellesley basketball game

“Elf” star Will Ferrell is known to visit family in Needham around the holidays. Ferrell was also spotted Peet’s Coffee & Tea in Wellesley as well as at City Sports on Christmas Eve. At our Freshmen Girls Basketball game “@katiewilson327: Found elf!! pic.twitter.com/FpbqGbo63s” — Wellesley Raiders (@wellesleysports) December 23, 2014 RELATED: Our kids suspect Will […]

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Wellesley Cotillion commentary

Every December since the 1940s, Wellesley private and public school juniors and seniors have received by mail heavy card stock invitations in creamy envelopes cordially inviting them to Cotillion, an annual formal dance often held in Boston, and organized by the Cotillion Committee. The Committee is made up of the students’ parents, and these parents […]

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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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