Category Archives: Wellesley High School

A gazillion Wellesley Cotillion photos

Get your fill of the latest fashion, dance moves and funny faces from this past weekend’s Wellesley Cotillion in Boston at this photo site (photos via Damon Bates & Eric Cohen).

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Special treat: Students to play with US Navy Concert Band at Wellesley High

The U.S. Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, will be performing at Wellesley High School on Monday March 7 at 7pm. Ten yet-to-be-named members of Wellesley High’s wind ensemble will have the opportunity to perform live with this band, which performs at presidential inaugurations and other state ceremonies. The event, […]

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Wellesley Public Schools: Common sense keeping hoverboards from being an issue

Wellesley Public Schools Superintendent David Lussier credits parents for “using good common sense and ensuring that [hoverboards] are not coming to school.” He says “This really hasn’t become an issue for us yet” (echoing a response we got from Dana Hall School in Wellesley). Lussier was responding to our inquiry about whether the self-balancing — and […]

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Must-see TV: Wellesley High quiz team

  Wellesley High School juniors and seniors once again will be competing on TV in this year’s WGBH High School Quiz Show.  The first round match against Hingham will be recorded Sunday, Jan. 24 at 10:30am at the WGBH studios in Brighton, and you’re welcome to catch the show live there by requesting free tickets in advance here: The first-round show will air on […]

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Wellesley HS Chorus, Yale Wiffenpoofs, and others to harmonize in concert

Brothers, sing on at an all men’s a cappella concert featuring the 2016 Yale Whiffenpoofs with Wellesley High School’s Men’s Chorus and Boston City Singers’ Fellas hosted by the Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus. Tickets: $22 (students & seniors $11) at There may be some tickets available at the door. When: January 31, 2016 at 3pm – 5:30pm Where: Wellesley High […]

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Wellesley High wrestlers kick off 2016 with Monk Dunk into Morses Pond

About 25 Wellesley High school wrestlers, coaches, alumni and friends (including a smattering of football players) dove into 2016 at the second annual Monk Dunk on New Year’s Day at Morses Pond. Another 50 or so people showed up to cheer on the crazed polar plungers and ready towels for them on their exit from […]

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Most-read Wellesley stories on our site in 2015

Sadly, almost half of the most-read posts on The Swellesley Report in 2015 had to do with untimely deaths of Wellesley residents, though happier stories also grabbed readers’ attention during the year. In no particular order, the 10 most-read posts of 2015: Price Charming is taken: Boston Marathon mystery kisser outed by wife Not every day you […]

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Wellesley High students soar at Women of Science event

Wellesley High School students displayed their STEM versatility earlier this month in winning the 13th annual Women of Science Competition in Bedford, Mass. Challenges included taking part in physics, chemistry, biology and earth science activities, answering science stumpers, building a mystery structure on the fly as well as creating a flying device. The all-Senior team of Shannon […]

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