October 1, 2015
Dear Hardy Families:

On Tuesday night Matt Kelley, one of the School Facilities Committee representatives, presented their recommendations regarding the future of Hardy,Hunnewell and Upham facilities. A link to the presentation is below:
Dr. Lussier and Matt Kelley will be at Hardy to share these recommendations with the Hardy parents on Monday, Oct. 5th at 7:00 in the Hardy gym.  

A summary of the recommendations and timeline are below:

  • Build new Upham while continuing to occupy existing building
  • Move Upham students into the new building and temporarily relocate Hunnewell students
  • Renovate and expand Hunnewell and provide additional parking
  • Close Hardy
  • Redistrict into six schools
  • Total student capacity: 961
  • Estimated total cost: $105M
Proposed Schedule Milestone Date

  • TM appropriation for feasibility and schematic design for both schools ATM Spring 2016
  • Feasibility and schematic design May 2016 – March 2017
  • TM appropriation for detailed design and construction for both schools ATM Spring 2017
  • Debt exclusion vote May 2017
  • Detailed design and permitting June 2017 – Dec 2018
  • Construction of new Upham December 2018 – June 2020
  • New Upham opens,
  • Hunnewell students are relocated September 2020
  • Renovation of Hunnewell July 2020 – January 2022
  • Renovated Hunnewell reopens September 2022
  • Hardy closes September 2022


Thank you, 
Charlene Cook, Principal

Wellesley Public Schools would like to continue connecting with you via email. If you prefer to be removed from our list, please contact Wellesley Public Schools directly. To stop receiving all email messages distributed through our SchoolMessenger service, follow this link and confirm: Unsubscribe If you need to update your email address or phone number, please contact the secretary at your child’s school. SchoolMessenger is a notification service used by the nation’s leading school systems to connect with parents, students and staff through voice, SMS text, email, and social media.

Hello Hardy Families
Secured By miniOrange