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Graduation – Answers to Questions 

Greetings Graduate Families,We are looking forward to a very exciting commencement ceremony tomorrow, hopefully this email will alleviate most of the questions you may have.How/ When will I know where Graduation will be?
We will announce where Graduation will take place by 9:00 a.m. on Friday (tomorrow) at the latest.  We will post this on the front page of the high school website and email home.  We understand the need of this to be known as soon as possible, Mother Nature is unpredictable and we appreciate your patience until we notify you.  How many tickets do I get for indoor graduation?
In total, each graduate will get 7 tickets. Gymnasium – 3 Tickets (Graduation takes place in the gymnasium).
There will be bleacher sitting, entrance will be through the Rice Street Entrance.The Auditorium and the Cafeteria will have a live simulcast of the ceremony.Auditorium – 2 Tickets
Entrance will be through the main door.Cafeteria – 2 Tickets
Entrance will be through the main door, handicapped seating is best in the cafeteria.Where do I get the tickets?
​Graduates will be handed their tickets at graduation rehearsal on Friday morning with their cap and gown.  The tickets will be color coded by the area to which they grant access. Ask your student for the tickets after they return from rehearsal.What time will the school be open for general seating to begin?
The gym will be open for general seating at 4 p.m.  The ceremony begins promptly at 5:00 p.m.  Ticket holders will enter the gym on the second floor at the door with the Wellesley Police officers.Parking?
Parking is limited, there will be drop off for handicapped parking at the front entrance.Photographer?
GradImages is the official photographer for graduation at Wellesley High School. Proofs will be ready to view within 5-7 business days. Please visit www.gradimages.com to view your graduate’s proofs. Enter the Graduate’s Last Name, School Name, and select 2016 as the Graduating Year to search for their photos. If you have any questions regarding photos, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800-261-2576 or at giservice@gradimages.net.Video?
Wellesley Cable will air the recorded ceremony at a later day and time- it will not be aired live.

Bradford House Info

  • Location: 2nd Floor
  • Housemaster : Lynne F. Novogroski
  • Attendance Line: 781-446-6290 x4948
  • House Assistant: Mary Donahue 781-446-6290 x4621
  • Guidance Counselors: Marissa Coughlin, Cindy Hurley & Rosanne Sannicandro 

Perrin House Info

  • Location: 3rd Floor
  • Housemaster: Marc F. Bender
  • Attendance Line: 781-446-6290 x4949
  • House Assistant: Brenda Iarossi 781-446-6290 x4632
  • Guidance Counselors: John Steere & Julie Trask

Phillips House Info

  • Location: 4th Floor
  • Housemaster: Andrew E. Kelton
  • Attendance Line: 781-446-6290 x4950
  • House Assistant: Karen Bognnani 781-446-6290 x4647
  • Guidance Counselors: Janet Sozio, Kristi Stone & Meg Walendin
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 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. CORE VALUES:   Academic Excellence • Commitment to Community • Respect for Human Differences • Cooperative and Caring Relationships


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Graduation – Answers to Questions
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