WHS Weeks Ahead Bulletin
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

WHS Weeks Ahead BulletinNovember 25, 2014
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Day 6 (Early Release)Backpack free day – No homework to be assigned over Thanksgiving VacationWear Class ColorsSeniors – Red
Juniors – Black
Sophomores – White
Freshmen – GreenClass Breakfast
Cafeteria 8:00 AM- 8:45 AMAdvisory
8:50 AM – 9:50 AMPep Rally
Gymnasium 9:55 AM – 11:00 AMDismissal
11:00 AMGo Wellesley Senior Girls!!
Needham Girls vs. Wellesley Girls Powder Puff Game
Wellesley High School Hunnewell Field 1:00 PMThursday, November 27, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving – Give Thanks and Eat All Day
School ClosedWellesley vs. Needham Football
Needham High School 10 AM – Go Raiders!Friday, November 28, 2014
School ClosedMonday, December 1, 2014
No School
Professional Day
First Day of Winter SportsFriday, December 5, 2014 Day 5 Day 5
Term 2 MidtermYIP – A Really Cool Opportunity for StudentsAn exciting opportunity is being offered in Wellesley, The Youth in Philanthropy program – also known as YIP.  YIP helps Wellesley students develop the knowledge and skills to become community leaders. Throughout the program, students learn the importance of the nonprofit sector and giving back to their own community. Participants form their own Board of Trustees and have the opportunity to run for leadership positions, fundraise for the program, visit local organizations, and distribute grants.  This new program, offered by The Fund for Wellesley, is open to high school students who live in or attend school in Wellesley.  Participants will:• Learn leadership skills• Assess community needs• Understand nonprofit operations and impacts• Raise funds to support their efforts• Evaluate and prioritize funding requests• Make grantmaking and charitable gift decisions• Positively affect their communitiesThe 2015 program will meet on Monday evenings (7-8:30 p.m.), January through May, at the Wellesley Free Library- HS Study Room. Go to: http://www.thefundforwellesley.org/wp-content/uploads/YIP-Wellesley-Application-2014-2015.pdf to download the application, which includes a complete list of meeting dates and application requirements. Applications for the 2015 program are due December 1, 2014.If you have any questions feel free to email Maura Renzella at mrenzella@wellesleyma.gov.
And…..WHS Ceramics Intensive students will have work on display at the Charles River Coffee House located at 57 Eliot St in South Natick from Tuesday December 2- Tuesday December 23. Their well thought out coffee mugs are available for purchase by silent auction.  Stop by to see the work of these talented young artists and make an offer to buy a one of a kind mug during this festive season!
On behalf of the staff here at WHS, we hope you all have a very happy, safe and joyous Thanksgiving!

Wellesley High School
50 Rice Street • Wellesley Hills • Massachusetts • 02481
Phone 781-446-6290 • Fax 781-446-6308
www.wellesley.k12.ma.us/wellesley-high-schoolDavid F. Lussier, Superintendent • Jamie B. Chisum, PrincipalHousemasters: Mark F. Bender • Andrew E. Kelton • Lynne F. Novogroski
Steven J. Favulli, Director of GuidanceWellesley High School cultivates positive learning experiences and fosters responsibility and integrity so that, upon leaving, our students will continue to contribute to their worlds.

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Weeks Ahead Bulletin 11/25/2014
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