Category Archives: Wellesley Middle School

Wellesley Middle School singers to perform Music from the Movies

Join the Wellesley Middle School Choruses for a celebration of movie music on Tuesday, June 3, at 7pm at the WMS auditorium. The program, which is free and open to the public, will feature the WMS Song Sisters, Brooks Brothers, Clefhangers a cappella, and acoustic showcases by individual students. The concert theme explores choral music […]

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Wellesley Middle School students run strong in Mini Marathon

More than one thousand Wellesley Middle School students took to the streets Monday for the ninth annual Mini Marathon.  Under cloudless skies, runners navigated a nearly 2-mile course that wound through neighborhoods around the school and on to the Sprague playing fields. More students than ever competed in this year’s race, which is organized by […]

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Reminder: David McCullough, Jr., speaks at Wellesley Middle School on Wednesday

Wellesley High English teacher David McCullough, Jr., who converted his “You’re Not Special” speech into a book deal that comes to fruition this month, will speak at 7pm at Wellesley Middle School on Wednesday, April 9. The talk is geared towards parents of pre-  and young teens. When asked him about whether his book (“You Are […]

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Save the date: Sports-related concussion talk at Wellesley Middle School on April 2

Wellesley United Soccer Club presents a presentation on sports-related concussions by Dr. William Meehan, director of the Micheli Center and Sports Medicine at Children’s Hospital. The talk will take place on April 2 at 7:00pm at the Wellesley Middle School Auditorium. Parents and coaches involved in all youth and high school sports are welcome. Sports-related head […]

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David McCullough, Jr. mania: Special Wellesley teacher making rounds as book launch nears

Wellesley High School English teacher David McCullough, Jr., he of the “You’re Not Special” commencement speech, is popping up on the speaking circuit in town at least 3 times next month to coincide with the arrival of his first book. McCullough will also take his show on the road across New England. The book is […]

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Wellesley Middle School students say, “Viva la France”

The Wellesley Middle School French Club earlier this week welcomed students to an all-school fete as a way for students to learn about and experience French culture.  In addition to putting on the festival each year, the club meets twice a month to explore French culture through cooking activities, movies, and games.   You might […]

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The Games of Wellesley Middle School’s fifth Science Olympiad

Special to The Swellesley Report, by David Jackson and  Julia de Peyster Results are in, and the Wellesley Middle School Science Olympiad team made a great showing during last Saturday’s Massachusetts State Meet at Assumption College in Worcester. Entering a series of exam-based as well as build & design competitions, 49 students [t-shirt logo notwithstanding] […]

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“Broadway Kids”: 2 Shows Only this week at Wellesley Middle School

  Come see “Broadway Kids,”  the second annual Wellesley Middle School Cabaret featuring songs and scenes from your favorite shows about…kids.  A cast of 35 sixth, seventh and eighth graders will wow you out of your seats as they belt out tunes from “Wicked,” “Mary Poppins,”  “The Lion King” and more. Thursday, March 13 at […]

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True story: Wellesley Players performing Pinocchio in April at WMS

Nice to see The Wellesley Players return to…Wellesley. They’ve been performing of late in Watertown, but their next play — the musical Pinocchio – will take place at Wellesley Middle School on April 5 and 6. Pinocchio is an original 90-minute musical performed by local teens and adults. Long-time Wellesley Players members and town residents, […]

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Wellesley hooked on Hi-Chew candy from Japan

A thriving gray market for a succulent and chewy candy from Japan called Hi-Chew has taken hold at Wellesley Middle School this year. The candy, described by some as a tastier and last plasticky version of Starbursts, is chewy — as the name implies — and features a colorful and  flavorful goo in the middle […]

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