Category Archives: Wellesley Middle School

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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Wellesley Middle School Band Concert Monday night

The WMS Winter Band Concert on Monday, Dec. 22 will feature the 6th, 7th and 8th grade concert bands presenting a repertoire of classic marches and holiday music.  The grand finale will feature a combined band with all 150 players on stage, led by director, Henry Platt. The concert starts at 7 PM in the Middle […]

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