Guidelines for Submission of Narrative or Flyers

All narrative and flyers must meet the District’s guidelines for inclusion. The guidelines provide that items must be directly related to school- or Town-based community events. The Wellesley Public Schools is not responsible for any misprints and/or misinformation contained within a flyer, or any flyer(s) that do not get posted to the webpage. The Wellesley Public Schools will do its best to accommodate all posting requests in a timely manner. and will typically post items on Fridays. No new flyers will be posted during the summer, the first week of school, school vacations or the last full week of school. Narrative and/or flyers should be submitted for approval to Addie Doherty at dohertya@wellesleyps.org.


WEF Spelling Bee – November 14th, 7 pm – Sprague School

Get your T-E-A-M together!  Registration is open for WEF’s 29th Annual Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee is an old school community spelling bee which brings the whole town together for an evening of fun and fundraising. Over 50 teams participate in the Bee and represent local businesses, law firms, alumni groups, community organizations, and school PTOs, as well as student teams from Wellesley High School and Wellesley Middle School.

On Wednesday, November 14th, 7pm at the Sprague School Gym our community adult spelling contest and fundraising event is back for the 29th time! This high spirited community event is right around the corner! How to catch the buzz:

  • Support the Bee CLICK HERE to make a donation or sponsor a high school, middle school or community team. Many levels are available for sponsorship from $125 to $2500. The Bee is our biggest fundraiser of the year!  Any amount is appreciated.
  • Bee a TeamCLICK HERE to register a team of three spellers for $500. Who knows whom you may be spelling against that night? Last year 54 teams participated in the Bee! Deadline for registering a team is October 19.
WHS 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Banquet – November 15, 2018

Please join Wellesley High Ceramics Intensive Students for the 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Banquet

Thursday, November 15th from 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: Wellesley High School Cafeteria
Empty Bowls is a national grassroots movement to help end hunger. All proceeds from this event will be donated to Liam’s Lunches, ABC Wellesley, and Pine Street Inn.

Enjoy live demonstrations of students sculpting and throwing on a potter’s wheel accompanied by live music provided by Bob Boa and the RipChord Gang.

Take part in our silent auction for the handmade ceramic centerpieces to benefit the WHS Ceramics Intensive artists! Come prepared to make a bid!

Tickets may be purchased in advance at: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-empty-bowls-banquet-tickets-52163204549

Please note: tickets sold at the door will be CASH ONLY.

Organized by the Ceramics Intensive Students and co-hosted by Wellesley Parents Supporting Art Students (WPSAS).  For more information:  www.wellesleypsas.org

 

School Committee Office Hours, November 15, 2018 9 am

The School Committee continues its ‘office hours’ which provide the community an opportunity for engagement with one or two members of the Committee on a monthly basis.  The next sessions are scheduled for:   November 15, 9 – 10 am – Selectmen’s Meeting Room, Town Hall; and  December 13, 7 – 8 pm – Arnold Room, Wellesley Free Library.   2019 dates coming soon.

Any community members who wish to engage with the Committee but cannot attend office hours are encouraged to participate in Citizens Speak at a future meeting, or email the Committee at school_committee@wellesleyps.org.

WHJWC Wellesley Marketplace – November 17, 2018

Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club Marketplace
Wellesley High School
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Premium Admission:  9 am – 10 am
General Admission:  10 am – 4 pm

Tickets available at the door,  at www.WHJWC.org or at Wellesley Roche Bros.

Advanced Premium Admission:  $20 w/Complimentary Tote Bag
General Admission – $15
Students/Seniors – $5

LWV How to Run for Public Office – November 28th @ 7:30 pm

INVITING ALL POTENTIAL CANDIDATES!

Are you curious, concerned or interested in following the direction of Wellesley’s current projects?  Now’s the time to consider becoming more directly involved in your community by running for Town Meeting member or for an elected board.   The League of Women Voters of Wellesley invites you to come learn all about it!

November 28, 2018, 7:30 PM
Room 008, Department of Recreation, Annie F. Warren Building
90 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Featured speakers KC Kato, Town Clerk, and Don McCauley, Town Moderator, will present:

  • How Wellesley’s Town Government works
  • Offices on the March 2019 town election ballot
  • Pragmatic nuts and bolts of running a campaign

Attendees will receive a copy of the Town of Wellesley 2019 Election Candidate’s Handbook.  Nomination papers will be available from the Town Clerk on December 6, 2017.

Exploring Class and Classism with Class Action – Community Workshop – December 1, 2018
World of Wellesley Event
December 1, 2018 from 8:00 am to 12 noon
Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street, Wellesley Hills
Class Action provides a forum to learn about the effects of class differences, a look at how we all of been affected by class divisions and what we can do about it. Registration here sliding scale – https://actionnetwork.org/ ticketed_events/exploring- class-and-classism/
Wanted: Two Front Teeth! And Someone to Sing About Them!

Audition to sing “All I Want for Christmas is my Two Front Teeth” on the Wellesley Symphony’s HOLIDAY POPS,

December 9, at MassBay Community College in Wellesley.

For audition times: call 781-263-1933  Or e-mail Max Hobart at maxhobart@verizon.net

 

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