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Wellesley Chinese Language School Celebrates Chinese New Year

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By Via Perkins Hometown Weekly Correspondent An innovative school is serving the needs of Wellesley beyond the public school systems. The Wellesley Chinese Language School was built by parents who wanted to incorporate the study of Chinese, appreciation for Chinese culture and a respect for all types of backgrounds into their curriculum, and their annual...
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Brothers Sing On! Festival Impresses Crowd

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent On Sunday afternoon, Wellesley High presented Brother’s Sing On!, an all-male a cappella festival hosted by the Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus. Former Wellesley resident Linus Travers is the Compere or master of ceremony for Saengerfest concerts and kept the afternoon running smoothly, introducing each group and providing insight into...
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Wellesley Alpine Skiing Looks for Repeat of Last Year

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff The Wellesley alpine ski teams are in the hunt every year for a league title, and this year is no different. With a number of talented skiers returning from last year’s team, there’s no telling how far this team can go. “Every year out Athletic Director, John Brown, asks ‘are...
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Wellesley Basketball ‘Thinks Pink’

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On Friday, January 29 the Wellesley boys and girls basketball teams faced off against Walpole for “Think Pink Night” at Wellesley High in a doubleheader event. The girls’ basketball teams from the Bay State Conference stepped up again this year to fight breast cancer. At Wellesley High, both the girls and the boys...
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Glee Club to perform ‘Singing Valentines’ in Needham and Wellesley

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After a very successful debut last year, the Highland Glee Club is excited for the return of its “Singing Valentine” program in Needham, Newton and Wellesley.

The group will send a group of singers to perform three classic love songs to your Valentine at his or her home, workplace,...

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Wellesley dodgeball program keeping students active

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Each Friday afternoon, from 2:30-3:15 p.m., Community Investors, a local nonprofit that offer programs that get kids active and connect with one another, offers dodgeball at the Wellesley Middle School in Gym B. Joe Roberts, President of Community Investors, has been running sports-based development programs with the Terriers and Wellesley...
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‘Portraits of Hope’ grace Dana Hall’s art gallery in Wellesley

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By Via Perkins Hometown Weekly Correspondent The Dana Hall School in Wellesley is currently displaying images by photographer Jeff Adams in their visual arts gallery. From student and faculty work to local and regional artists, Dana Hall has utilized their gallery as a haven for all types of creative work. The show features portraits taken at...
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Wellesley Students Create Books for Patients

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy Hardy School PTO members Carrie Chu, Karen McAdams and Lauren Lin hosted a very successful, “Book Building for Children’s Hospital” community service project last week. McAdams, who has chaired community service in past years, said that last week’s event drew the largest number of participants she has seen in the last...
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Wellesley Athletic Director wins District C award

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Wellesley Athletic Director John Brown was recently named the Athletic Director of the Year in District C. “Anytime you win an award it’s a surprise,” Brown said. “You certainly don’t do the job for awards.” The modest Brown, who’s in his 10th year as the Wellesley AD, appreciates the award, but...
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Wellesley Administration Gives Views On School Debate

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff With one of the largest conversations around Wellesley currently focused around the future of the Hardy, Hunnewell and Upham Schools, the School Committee and Superintendent Dr. David Lussier believe a lot of data was collected over time and that the best option is to ultimately close Hardy, renovate Hunnewell...
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Wellesley Boys Basketball Continuing To Improve

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Friday night the Wellesley boys’ basketball team traveled to Natick as part of a girl-boy doubleheader to take on the Red Hawks, dropping the game 54-45 in a game that could’ve gone either way until the last few minutes. “I think the effort is something we want to be...
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Wellesley Girls Basketball Improves To 10-0

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Wellesley girls’ basketball team is off to a 10-0 start and has qualified for the state tournament after beating a tough Natick team on Friday night on the road, 42-34. “Of course [the Natick game] was in doubt,” coach Glen Magpiong said after the game. “That’s a good team. They...
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Wellesley Celebrates MLK Day With Breakfast

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By Via Perkins Hometown Weekly Correspondent World of Wellesley orchestrated a poignant and stirring presentation on January 18 to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Faculty, students, and community members gathered in Wellesley College’s Alumnae Hall for the 8:30 a.m. event, complete with singers, dancers, speeches and an activity. 2016 marked the 16th annual Martin Luther...
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