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WEF holds 2018 Chair Ceremony

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy Every few years, depending on the number of awardees, the Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) honors Wellesley Public School teachers who have dedicated 25 years of their careers to what Superintendent of Schools Dr. David Lussier called “most important of professions,” via the “Chair Ceremony.” This year’s Ceremony was held on...
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Wellesley spellers raise funds for WEF

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy On Thursday, November 2, Wellesley spellers congregated at the Sprague School gym to compete and raise funds at the 28th annual Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) Spelling Bee. The bee raised over $60,000 in funds that will directly benefit education in Wellesley. The winning word for the championship round, after seven tantalizing...
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WEF Spelling Bee wordsmiths working overtime

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy As the community anticipates the 28th incarnation of the Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) Annual Spelling Bee, casual observers might find themselves with a question: The WEF co-presidents are Erica Recht and Susan Ryan. The co-VPs are Maria Chase and Victoria Ostler. The 2017 Spelling Bee co-chairs are Eunice Groark and Rebecca...
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Wellesley STEM Expo a smashing success

By Rama K. Ramaswamy According to Wellesley Education Foundation’s Co-Presidents Susan Ryan and Erica Recht, WEF’s STEM Expo 2017 “inspired over 3,000 attendees, featured 113 exhibits, produced 21 engaging workshops, had 14 incredibly generous sponsors, organized two amazing student challenges that led up to the big Expo day, rolled out five STEM experts on the STEM...
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Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair addresses Wellesley

By Rama K. Ramaswamy A grant from the Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) provided for a presentation by Catherine Steiner-Adair, including a signing for her book, “The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood & Family Relationships in the Digital Age.” Dr. Steiner-Adair is a clinical psychologist, school consultant, author, and teacher whose professional life is devoted to working with...
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WEF holds annual spelling bee

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by Rama K. Ramaswamy The greater Wellesley community gathered at the Sprague Elementary School gym last week to participate in the 27th annual Spelling Bee, under the auspices of Wellesley Education Foundation’s 2016-17 Co-Presidents, Susan Ryan and Erica Recht. Under the direction of this year’s Bee chairs Lisa Collins, Victoria Ostler, Becca Cahaly and Eunice...
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