Description: A mentor-supported marathon training program that challenges high school students to reach their full potential physically, socially, emotionally and academically. We complete training runs at WHS on Mondays/ Thursdays, cross-training at WHS on Wednesdays and participate in some Saturday runs with clubs from other schools to prepare for the full challenge of 26.2
Description: We choose books--from graphic novels to classics to contemporary works--read them, and share our thoughts and questions about them. We also sometimes look at a sentence or two from the books we're reading and examine what the author is doing grammatically and stylistically in those sentences. If you love literature, this is the group for you.
Description: Have you ever wanted to be in front of the camera or behind the scenes of a film? Filmmakers Club is a welcoming space for everyone, especially people interested in cinema! We're looking at you future actors, writers, and producers! If you enjoy creative writing, come help us write scripts. If you are interested in cinematography and photography, come help the production process. If you like acting, star in the short film. Remember - no experience is necessary! Everyone has a role, in front of the camera or behind scenes. Come check out the Filmmakers Club!
Name of Student Board Members: Balca Eryilmaz-President
Description: Girl Up is a global movement of empowered young women leaders who defend gender equality. Through leadership development training, Girl Up gives girls the resources and platform to start a movement for social change wherever they are. Girl Up was founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010, and continues to work across a global community of partners to achieve gender equality worldwide.
Description: Welcome to Korean Culture Club! Our club mission is to give the fullest experience of Korea. During our meetings, there will be plenty of opportunities for members to try and experience the Korean cultures such as foods and games as well as learning Korean (writing, speaking, etc.). We also do community services that revolve around fundraising money to support and be part of ENoK (this is a non-profit organization that deals with supporting North Korean Refugees in America who are struggling to settle down).
Name of Student Board Members: Noah Keum (President), Anjali Jain (VP), Pierce Gruber (VP)
Schedule: Tuesdays (notified), 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Description: This is a place where anyone can join from a simple conversation to a deep discussion. Wonder how languages work? Swing by, learn about different languages around the world, or simply practice your language skills!
Name of Student Board Members: Grace Wen & Elaine Chang
Schedule: Every 2nd Wednesday of each month
Description: Here are some examples of topics we plan to discuss in the club!
- False Memory / Memory Association (Memory games and community building)
- Famous and Unethical Psychology Experiments
Description: This team provides interested students with an opportunity to mentor other students and help develop student-based solutions to make Wellesley High School a more inclusive and overall safer community. In partnership with school administrators and under the evidence-based strategies of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC), team members will receive formal training in how to conceptualize school social problems and implement problem-solving solutions. Interested students must first be interviewed by the school resource officer for suitability.
Name of Student Board Members: Jessica Yuan, President
Schedule: First Tuesday of every Month
Description: Use your skills in English and a second language to help your community! Native speakers and advanced foreign language students welcome! Translate various flyers, letters, notes, signs from English to your preferred second language to help WPS connect with families and vice versa in their native tongues.
Name of Student Board Members: Yasmine Jaffier, Zoe Bellamy- Gomez, and Sierra Sinclair
Schedule: Tuesdays after school
We are Young Ethnic Scholars (YES) students of color and allies alike who partake in our school community.We desire for our voices to be heard and positive changes to be enacted. Most of all, we desire to stand as equal, integral parts of this community.
Name of Student Board Members: Senior Editorial Staff: Ellen McMahan; Bridget Miller; Bridget Noonan
Schedule: days 1, 4, 6, 7 block 4 day 3 block 3
Description: Yearbook is a production/project-based course that creates the annual publication of the Wellesleyan yearbook. The staff is responsible for the content, design, layout, and promotion of the publication. Staff members must ensure that the organization runs efficiently and effectively. They must be cooperative, punctual, professional, creative, and productive. Students are responsible for taking digital photos, conducting interviews, managing operations, making announcements, and marketing of the book. They are also responsible for composing, designing, and editing all elements of text, graphic art, and digital photography of publication layouts. This course requires students to be available outside of regular class hours to attend sporting events, student activities, etc. and senior banquet/book distribution night. Students are expected to be organized, motivated, and possess strong editing and writing skills upon entering this class.