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WEF ‘Rocks the Firehouse’

By Rama K. Ramaswamy When the Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) decides to have fun, they "rock the firehouse" and fundraise in the process to sustain the non-profit's mission to foster innovation and excellence in the Wellesley Public Schools. Shani DeFina and Maria Chase co-chaired Rockin’ the Firehouse, an evening of music to benefit the WEF, which...
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WEF sponsoring Steiner-Adair presentation

The Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) will present “The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood & Family Relationships in the Digital Age” on Tuesday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m. in the WHS Auditorium. The community is welcomed to join the WEF for an engaging evening with Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair. Through presentation and skits, Dr. Steiner-Adair will help parents understand...
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STEM EXPO Sustainability Challenge launched

The Wellesley Education Foundation and the Wellesley Municipal Light have launched the second annual STEM EXPO Sustainability Challenge. This contest is designed to engage Wellesley students by inviting them to write an essay, story, poem, or persuasive argument. Students are invited to create an artwork/model or make a video about how renewable energy (solar, wind,...
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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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Wellesley STEM Expo coming in April

The Wellesley Education Foundation’s STEM Expo, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Saturday, April 8, this year. The Expo will be another fun-filled day to inspire the community and bring science, technology, engineering and math to life. Building on the success of the first two STEM Expos, there will...
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Red Apple season

By Rama K. Ramaswamy It’s comforting to know that our New England tradition of giving apples to our favorite teachers/ school staff is thriving, despite going digital. Wellesley Education Foundation’s Red Apple Program ensures recognition and the celebration of educators and school staff by raising funds to “pay it forward” by pumping those funds directly back...
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Marathon Runners Support Wellesley Education Foundation

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]By Rama K. Ramaswamy When the 120th Boston Marathon is run on April 18, three runners will be running for the Wellesley Education Foundation. Hunnewell School parent Stephen Forasté, high school football and basketball captain Jake Mohan and Charles Butrico, a student at Boston College majoring in math and psychology, are exited and looking forward...
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Wellesley Education Foundation Holds Annual Chair Ceremony

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On Thursday, March 17, the Wellesley Education Foundation and Wellesley School Committee held the annual Chair Ceremony honoring staff members who have contributed 25 years of their professional career to the Wellesley Public Schools at the Lulu Wang Campus Center at Wellesley College. The six honorees received a captain’s chair embossed with the Town...
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