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Spelling Bee delights town, raises funds

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy and Jessamy Harrington Last week, 55 teams competing in the Wellesley Education Foundation’s annual Spelling Bee at Sprague School raised approximately $62,000. Team Health Advances LLC, consisting of Melissa Lowder, Laura Gullet and Valerie Enriquez, took home the coveted trophy for the second time by spelling the word "adactylous.” They...
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WEF grants over $250,000 to WPS

By Rama K. Ramaswamy Winston Churchill once said: "we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” In keeping with this sentiment, the Wellesley Education Foundation awarded the Wellesley Public Schools slightly more than $259,000 via their January 2018 grant cycle, announced a few weeks ago. A total...
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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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