Wellesley High School
Weeks Ahead Bulletin

Monday, Septemer 7, 2015

CalendarTuesday, September 8, Day 3
Freshman Class Officers Sign Up
September 8-16School Council
Main Office Conference Room 2:40 PM

Thursday, September 10, Day 5
Faculty Meeting
Little Theater 2:40 PMWorld Challenge Expedition to Ecuador & Galapagos Informational Parent Meeting
Email Dr. Cohen for details 
All are welcome
Faculty Dining Room 6:30 PMFriday, September 11, Day 6
Patriot DayNew Parents Orientation
Auditorium 8:30 AM Home Football Game Under the Lights
Raiders vs. Peabody 
Hunnewell Field 7:00 PM

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a house?

The house system is one way we try to make our growing school feel smaller. A house is designed to be a personalized system to organize and orient our 1555 students. Houses have their own office with a housemaster, house assistant and guidance counselors.Wellesley High School is divided up into three houses, Bradford (2nd floor), Perrin (3rd floor) and Phillips (4th floor), each house consist of all grades, 9-12.Your student’s housemaster is responsible for almost everything about them.  The house handles attendance, dismissals, schedules, counseling and any questions and concerns you as a parent may have. Our teaching staff is not part of the house system, it is administrative only.How do I know what house my student is in?Ask your student who their guidance counselor is, and then you can identify their house.When do I go to the house?Contact the house for all your student’s needs and concerns, this is your student’s main office. You should start with your child’s house office whenever you have a question. The house assistants will further assist you when you call the high school.
Bradford House – 2nd floorGuidance Counselors             Marissa Coughlin ext. 4623, Cindy Hurley ext. 4625 &
                                              Rosanne Sannicandro ext. 4624House Assistant                     Mary Donahue ext. 4621Housemaster                          Lynne Novogroski ext. 4626Attendance Line ext. 4948
Perrin House – 3rd floorGuidance Counselors            John Steere ext. 4637, Julie Trask ext. 4633 & Steve Favulli ext. 4603House Assistant                     Brenda Iarossi, ext. 4632Housemaster                          Marc Bender ext. 4638Attendance Line ext. 4949

Phillips House – 4th floorGuidance Counselors:           Janet Sozio ext. 4649, Kristi Stone ext. 4648 & Meg Walendin ext. 4650                                                                                           
House Assistant                     Karen Bognanni ext. 4647Housemaster                          Andrew Kelton ext. 4651Attendance Line ext. 4950
When do I contact the front office (by main entrance)?Guidance Office When you need working papers, transcripts, testing information ( AP, PSAT, SAT MCAS), and student withdrawals.Mr. Steven Favulli, Director of Guidance ext. 4603Ms. Barbara Dutko, Secretary to the Director of Guidance ext. 4608Ms. Lucretia McCarthy, Receptionist/Secretary Guidance Department ext. 4601METCO OfficeKalise Wornum, METCO Director ext. 4606Carla Lumley, Secretary to the METCO Director ext.4609Student Supervisors Student parkingChuck Bognanni, Tom Denman and Dan Sorrel ext.4605.Principal’s OfficeDr. Jamie Chisum, ext.4602Mrs. Diane Zinck, Secretary ext. 4607All general information is available on the Wellesley High School websitehttp://www.wellesley.k12.ma.us/wellesley-high-schoolThis site is updated daily and contains pertinent information.

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
Academic Excellence • Commitment to Community • Respect for Human Differences • Cooperative and Caring Relationships

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Weeks Ahead Bulletin 09/07/2015
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