Category Archives: Wellesley Middle School

Wellesley Middle School drama to showcase student-written performance

The Wellesley Middle School drama department presents “I Love Broc ‘N Roll,” an original comedy written by WMS 8th graders Cameron MacKinnon and Max Randall. The pair entered their script in the school’s 3rd annual 8th grade playwriting contest, and their work was selected from several entries. Also to be featured as part of the […]

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Wellesley High, Middle School runners get Boston Marathon weekend off to fast start

Runners from Wellesley Middle School and Wellesley High School took part in the Boston Athletic Association’s Invitational Mile and 1000 meter races. Representing Wellesley High were Andrew Wink, David Segall, Kylie Griffin and Lindsay Harris. WMS runners listed in the results were Shin Kim, Ellie Meara and Bridget Ulian. Results here. Congrats to these 4 who […]

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Wellesley Middle School competes at Science Olympiad

Wellesley, which has some bridges in need of work, should make sure these kids don’t leave town any time soon since we could use their skills. Shown below are members of the Wellesley Middle School Science Olympiad team during bridge building, one of numerous events, which also included Disease Detectives, Fossils, Robo-Cross and Meteorology. The team was […]

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Congratulations to Wellesley’s 2015 Scholastic Art Awards winners

Congratulations to Wellesley High School student Ari Cohen and Wellesley Middle School students Kaleigh Donnelly and Carly Jones for winning Silver Medals at the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Ari and Carly received their medals in the Metals and Jewelry category, and Kaleigh received her medal in photography. Only 360 students received a gold or […]

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Wellesley’s first-world problems

I’ve seen the motley collection of hoodies and mate-less gloves that comprise the open-to-the-public lost and found items shunted away in a corner of the Wellesley Middle School cafeteria. Never did I dream, however, that there could be unclaimed items even more essential (and expensive) to a student’s academic and social well-being. It appears there […]

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Wellesley winners of Scholastic Art & Writing Awards announced

The prestigious annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards  has recognized the achievements of dozens of Wellesley Middle School, Wellesley High School, and Dana Hall students. The awards program, established in 1923, runs in partnership with The School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) and the Boston Globe and gives out awards in categories such […]

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Wellesley Middle School teacher cheers on Patriots at Super Bowl — from the sideline

A fair number of Wellesley-ites splurged to attend Super Bowl XLIX in person Sunday, but Wellesley Middle School health and fitness teacher Lauren Schneider has them all beat in terms of where she’ll watch the game: from the sidelines as a cheerleader. The New England Patriots cheerleader shares her thoughts with NPR here. (More here from […]

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It’s official: Jan. 27 is No Homework Day at Wellesley Middle School

Wellesley Middle School Principal Mark Ito has declared Tuesday, Jan. 27 as No Homework Day at WMS. Students earned the break by working hard in their homerooms to collect donations for the Wellesley Food Pantry and Voices Against Violence. “We received over 13,000 items, our highest amount ever!  In response, I am declaring Tuesday, January 27, […]

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