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Spotlighting WHS girls track’s 2020 seniors

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Westwood High School girls track and field team was set to have a big spring in 2020. Unfortunately, the team had its season taken from them due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Westwood boasted a large senior class composed of...

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Walpole lacrosse family Shakespeare plays on

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It’s quite an accomplishment to play an NCAA Division I sport.

When a family has three siblings go on to play the same Division I sport at three separate prestigious powerhouse programs, like the Shakespeares of Walpole have, it is...

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WHS baseball brings back Ice Bucket Challenge

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is one of the most popular social media trends to date. 

Recently, Tara Pacella, mother of Walpole High School athletes Sophia and David Pacella, was diagnosed with ALS. In response, the Pacella family created tee-shirts to...

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WHS closes season with ‘Metamorphosis’

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent WHS ended the 2017-2018 performing arts season with four performances of “Metamorphosis,” a show that put a modern twist on ancient Greek mythology and fables. [caption id="attachment_26987" align="alignleft" width="400"]Photos by Kate Hall Photos by Kate Hall
[/caption] To begin the process,...
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WPS hurricane relief for Houston

By Rama K. Ramaswamy Hardy, Hunnewell, WHS, and PAWS Preschool (Wellesley Public Schools) recently unified around a humanitarian cause: hurricane relief for Houston. The primary organizers were Shaunna Wuczynski, Nicole Meyers and Lauren Lin. According to Lin, they "collected eight full boxes of backpacks, notebooks, pens, pencils, etc." When asked about the inspiration for this effort, Wuczynski explained, “My...
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Challenge Success at Wellesley High School

By Rama K. Ramaswamy Challenge Success, a new initiative at Wellesley High School (WHS), in partnership with Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF), will address the growing concern regarding increasing levels of stress and anxiety. A nationwide program based at Stanford University and co-designed by a former high school English teacher, Denise Pope, Ph.D., Challenge Success seeks to...
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