Wellesley High School
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Sunday, March 22, 2015

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We are very pleased to announce that Steve Favulli will be the Guidance Director at Wellesley High School.  Steve went through the selection process and can now shed the “interim” tag that he has had this year.  We hope you all will join us in congratulating Steve on his new position. 

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Massachusetts Collaborative Theater Festival
WHS Auditorium – Wellesley takes the stage at 4:30 PM

Tuesday March 24, 2015 Day 7
No Advisory
MCAS Testing ELA   8:30- 11:50 AM (3 blocks)7:30 – 8:30                  Block 1
8:35 – 9:35                  Block 2 blue              MCAS
9:40 – 10:40                Block 5 tan                MCAS
10:45 – 12:20              Block 4 green           MCAS1st lunch 10:45 – 11:15
2nd lunch 11:18 – 11:44
3rd lunch 11:50 – 12:20 12:25 – 1:25                Block 3 yellow
1:20 – 2:30                  Block 6 purpleWednesday, March 25, 2015 Day 1
No AdvisoryMCAS testing Reading  8:30 – 10:40 AM (2 blocks)7:30 – 8:30                  Block 1           
8:35 – 9:35                  Block 2 orange         MCAS             
9:40 – 10:40                Block 5 red                MCAS
10:45 – 12:20              Block 4 green           1st lunch 10:45 – 11:15
2nd lunch 11:18 – 11:45
3rd lunch 11:50 – 12:20                                                          12:25 – 1:25                Block 3 yellow
1:30 – 2:30                  Block 6 blueThursday, March 26, 2015 Day 2
No AdvisoryMCAS testing Reading   8:30-10:40 AM  (2 blocks)7:30 – 8:30                  Block 1           
8:35 – 9:35                  Block 2 yellow          MCAS
9:40 – 10:40                Block 6 purple          MCAS
10:45 – 12:20              Block 4 tan    1st lunch 10:45 – 11:15
2nd lunch 11:18 – 11:45
3rd lunch 11:50 – 12:20          12:25 – 1:25                Block 5 red
1:30 – 2:30                  Block 3 orangeMothers Group
Room 259 – 9:45AM – 10:45AM Project Moves Dance Performance
WHS Auditorium – 7:00 PM
Admission:  Free Reserve your free ticket(s) at Project Moves RegistrationPlease note, if online reservations are “sold out” there will be “day of show” seating available until the theatre is at capacity.

Project Moves Dance Company is a Non-Profit Organization committed to sharing a powerful message of human respect and acceptance, dedicated to generating positive social change through dance art.Their goal is to bring attention to the mistreatment of young people – and all other acts of injustice against humanity – and more importantly offer solutions and healing messages through the performing arts. *Please note, this performance is best suited for audience members ages 13 and upSaturday, March 28, 2015Wellesley Education Foundation STEM Expo
Inspiring the next generation
WHS – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PMMonday, March 30, 2015 Day 4College Presentation – Go Public
Discover your community college, state universities & UMass
Brought to you by the MA Department of Higher Education
WHS Auditorium – 7:00 PMWednesday, April 1, 2015 Day 3
Early Dismissal 11:30 AM
Senior PaF Day
Last day to request courses for 2015-2016 school yearFriday, April 3, 2015
No School – Good Friday
Passover begins at Sundown
Student NewsCongratulations to the following students on their Scholastic Writing Award recognitions this year:Andrew Mikula (12) – Silver Key for Poetry
Haley Cheek (11) – Honorable Mention for Poetry
Zimmie Obiora (10) – Silver Key for Nonfiction
Eliza Letteney (10) – Honorable Mention for Nonfiction
Adriana Voci (9) – Honorable Mention for PoetryLobby Day was a very inspiring and informative day as students advocated with legislators for equitable funding for METCO at the State House.

CONGRATULATIONS to the WHS Wind Ensemble and Maestro Steve Scott who performed superbly last week for the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) State Conference at the Boston Seaport Plaza Ballroom. They performed repertoire by Richard Strauss, Percy Grainger and Paul Basler with poise, nuance and musicianship. Their audience included many of the great music educators in our State, college professors, as well as new music teachers and college music education students who were clearly inspired by what they heard. We could not be more proud of these outstanding students!
Some key soloists included: Emily Buff, Sabrina Chen, Katie Scholl, Briana Zhuang, Mara Roth, Fiona Qu, Kevin Hu, Nick Blenko, Angie Diana, Haruki Moriguchi, Andrew Lull, Jordan Shufro, Meilani Ching, and Max Sours.
The Wind Ensemble will now prepare to perform in Lexington for the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association (MICCA) Festival next Saturday, March 28, and if they earn a gold medal rating that that festival they would once again earn the chance to perform at Symphony Hall in Boston on Saturday, April 11.
​Good luck to them!

Have a great week ahead everyone!
 
Wellesley High School
50 Rice Street • Wellesley Hills • Massachusetts • 02481
Phone 781-446-6290 • Fax 781-446-6308
www.wellesley.k12.ma.us/whs David F. Lussier, Superintendent • Jamie B. Chisum, Principal Housemasters: Mark F. Bender • Andrew E. Kelton • Lynne F. Novogroski
Steven J. Favulli, Director of Guidance Wellesley High School cultivates positive learning experiences and fosters responsibility and integrity so that, upon leaving, our students will continue to contribute to their worlds. Wellesley Public Schools     Learning • Caring • Innovating CORE VALUES
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