Category Archives: Wellesley Middle School

Holiday shoppers descend on Wellesley Marketplace

This year’s Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club’s annual Wellesley Marketplace event that took place Saturday at the Wellesley Middle School drew over 2,000 shoppers and 175+ exhibitors. I scooted in early to take a few pictures and left wishing I could have really dug in and shopped, it all looked that enticing. But duty called me […]

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Wellesley Marketplace is ready to help you check off your shopping list

  The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club will host the 39th Annual Wellesley Marketplace on Saturday, November 21st at the Wellesley Middle School, 50 Kingsbury St.  Open from 9am – 4pm, Marketplace is an annual retail favorite for those seeking unique holiday gifts for family and friends.  Shoppers will have access to over 200 vendors and […]

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“Most Likely to Succeed” film screening coming to Wellesley

The Wellesley Public Schools (WPS) in partnership with the Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) invite you to attend a screening of the award-winning film “Most Likely to Succeed” that will be followed by a community discussion.  Named “among the best edu-documentaries ever produced” by Education Week, the film raises important questions about knowledge and skills students […]

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Wellesley Middle School student: Why wait on SATs?

Wellesley Middle School student Ugur Gurol takes part in many typical activities for a kid his age, from soccer and skiing to science competitions. But at 12 years old this past Spring, Gurol also tossed taking the SATs into the mix — and he put up a math score (760 out of 800) that may high school students would […]

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Wellesley K-12 art teachers show their stuff

Whenever I need to stop by the high school to drop off a forgotten lunch or show up for a meeting, I always take a minute to admire the student-created artwork that graces the lobby. Putting student art front and center was one of the smartest aesthetic moves that planners made when deciding how to […]

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Flag football under lights in Wellesley to raise funds for field, Perdoni family, youth sports

Following on the heels of the recent night-time Wellesley High football and soccer games, young athletes will get one more chance to play under the lights later this month as part of a new fundraiser. The Community Flag event, set for Oct. 24 from 4:30 to 9pm (different times for kids in different grades), will […]

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Don’t blame Wellesley Middle Schoolers for this mess

Kingsbury Street in Wellesley, as you might have seen, has been undergoing a makeover that should make pickup and drop-off at Wellesley Middle School smoother this year. Much of the work, which includes sturdy granite curbing and better drainage design, should be done by the time school starts on Sept 2, but at least this […]

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Wellesley Middle School class of 2015: the video

The Wellesley Middle School class of 2015 graduated today. Here’s a video of the students, who don’t exactly look heartbroken to leave their middle school years behind, getting “clapped out” of their Kingsbury St. school. Congratulations, kids. You’re now known as the WHS class of 2019 .

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