Wellesley High School
Weeks Ahead Bulletin

Monday, March 30, 2015


On Monday, March 30th, and on Tuesday, March 31st, the Freshmen Class will be selling concessions at the Wellesley Town Meeting, which will take place at the Middle School. We would really appreciate donations of: baked goods, bottled water, decaf, ground coffee, plates, napkins, cups, sugar, stirrers, and cream for coffee. All donations can be coordinated with Manav Jain at manavirjain@gmail.com. All donations can be dropped off at the faculty dining room in the Middle School. Thank you so much for your support!
The Freshmen Class

Monday, March 30, 2015 Day 4“Go Public!” Comes To WellesleyStudents and their families are invited to join Massachusetts Higher Education Commissioner Richard Freeland and State Representative Alice Peisch (D-Wellesley), chair of the Joint Committee on Education, for “Go Public!”  Go Public promotes signature academic programs and new opportunities at Massachusetts community colleges, state universities and UMass campuses.  Current students from UMass Amherst, UMass Lowell, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Massachusetts College of Art & Design and MassBay Community College will share personal testimonials about their campus experiences, including choice of a major, internships, study abroad, and dorm life; following the program will be a public college/university admissions fair featuring STEM-related interactive and demos to build student interest in the so-called STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.
WHS Auditorium – 7:00 PMWednesday, April 1, 2015 Day 3
Early Dismissal 11:30 AM – Schedule to Follow
Senior PaF Day
Last day to request courses for 2015-2016 school yearNo Homework Weekend
Easter & Passover
Friday, April 3, 2015
No School – Good Friday
Passover begins at SundownSunday, April 5, 2015
Easter SundayTuesday, April 7, 2015 Day 1
Art Showing of Metals and Ceramic Intensive Students
Clever Hand Gallery – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PMK-12 Art Show Reception
Wellesley Main Library – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PMWednesday, April 8, 2015 Day 2
French Exchange Students ArrivePTSO Meeting
Faculty Dining Room – 9:00 AM to 10:00 AMThursday, April 9, 2015 Day 3Faculty Meeting
Little Theater – 2:45 PMFriday, April 10, 2015 Day 4
Last day of Term 3

Student News

Congratulations to the following students on their Scholastic Writing Award recognitions this year, this list has been modified from last week:Andrew Mikula (12) – Silver Key in Poetry
Christine Arumainayagam (11) Silver Key in Poetry
Haley Cheek (11) – Honorable Mention in Poetry
Zimmie Obiora (10) – Silver Key in Nonfiction Writing
Eliza Letteney (10) – Honorable Mention in Nonfiction Writing
Adriana Voci (9) – Honorable Mention in PoetryLast weekend, the WHS Drama Society hosted the Massachusetts High School Collaborative Theater Festival here at WHS. Five schools presented shows in a variety of styles. The following students received awards.

Carl Richardson – Acting
Zoe Lloyd – Acting
Margaux Higgins – Acting
Griffyd Cole – Projections Design/Execution
Yay! Raider Drama

Congratulations to the WHS Stringray’s Quartet for their wonderful performance at All State Friday, March 20th and for their assistance as “co-presenters” at the session on high school orchestra rehearsal techniques at the MMEA Convention.  Their performance of the Scherzo from Tchaikovsky’s Op. 11 String Quartet was beautifully played and satisfying for all who attended!Alex Kung, violin
Brian Jwa, violin
Chris Nowak, viola
Mikey Arumainayagam, cello

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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