Category Archives: Wellesley High School

Wellesley High names alum Mike Reidy as varsity boys’ basketball coach

Mike Reidy, a 1987 Wellesley High School alumnus as well as a Raiders hoop player back in the day, has been named as the school’s new head coach for the varsity boys’ basketball team. This will be his second time in charge of the team: He was head coach from 1994 until 2002, when he […]

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Wellesley High School Junior Class: The Blitz Is On

The annual Wellesley High School Junior Class Blitz Day will take place this year on Tuesday, November 11th. On Blitz Day, teams of students from the class of 2016 will fan out across the town of Wellesley seeking donations from businesses and merchants for the Junior Class Auction, which will take place on March 21, […]

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Happy Halloween Wellesley

The Wellesley High School junior varsity girls’ soccer team got into the Halloween spirit this week for its match. RELATED: Last-minute Wellesley-themed costumes for Halloween 2014

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Wellesley High’s “The Drowsy Chaperone” nears

Wellesley High is making a big push this week to sell tickets for its fall play, a musical called The Drowsy Chaperone. The Tony Award winner, which first hit Broadway in 2006,  tells the story of  a theater fan whose favorite 1920’s musical comes to life in his apartment while he plays the original Broadway cast […]

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Wellesley High Coach Magpiong explains crossover from boys to girls hoop

Earlier this week, Wellesley High School announced that Glen Magpiong, the boys’ varsity basketball coach since 2010, would be switching over to coach the girls’ team instead. We caught up with the coach — who is no stranger to coaching girls in basketball — via email to find out why he’s making the move now: Why […]

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Wellesley High’s David McCullough writes about a special guy: His Dad

Wellesley High School English teacher David McCullough, Jr., is at it again. Harkening back to sentiments expressed in his You’re Not Special commencement speech and follow-on “You Are Not Special…” book, he writes an opinion piece in the Boston Globe today about his dad, David McCullough, Sr., the noted historian and author who has just finished his 10th […]

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Wellesley High switches Magpiong from boys to girls’ hoop coach

Glenn Magpiong, the Wellesley High School boys basketball coach since 2004, this season will take on a new challenge at the school: He’s been named varsity coach for the girls’ basketball team. Magpiong will not be doing double-duty, however. The school will name a new boys’ coach, but just hasn’t done so yet. Magpiong, who has been […]

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Wellesley High football finds gold at end of this rainbow

A rainbow proved to be a good sign for the Wellesley High School’s football team and a bad one for Dedham’s. Final score: Wellesley 41, Dedham 7. Two wins in a row for the Raiders. Thanks to John Maconga for sending this photo from the football stands.

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