Monday, May 14, 2012
Turn On The Lights events take place the rest of the month.
Each morning, Wellesley Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. 1. The Board of Selectmen will meet tonight at 6:30 in Town Hall. 2. The town is having a scavenger hunt in downtown square this Saturday. 3. There are also several events being put on in May to celebrate the opening of the new high school. 4. Be sure to vote in our weekly Readers' Choice poll beginning today. 5. And check out this blog post on the flood zoning in Wellesley. (Would you care to blog?)
Monday, February 27, 2012
Photos of the interior of the new high school building, which opens tomorrow.
The building will house the students of Wellesley in February, but Wellesley Patch offers you a sneak peak at the new high school before the doors open tomorrow morning.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
The student-scripted play, “In All Seriousness...Dem Aliens Gunna Getcha,” debuts in the new school Wednesday.
Along with a brand new high school there will be a brand new theater production. The Wellesley High School drama department will premier the student-scripted play “In All Seriousness...Dem Aliens Gunna Getcha,” next week. Drama Specialist Stephen Wrobleski and senior student directors Cody Barbin, Amanda Chabot, Keaton O'Neil and Yara Farahmand helped guide the writing process for this one-act play, according to a department statement. Performances are Wednesday, March 7 at 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5, and are available at the door.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
School Committee heard updates on a number of issues including the fact that a total of eight mice have so far been trapped by the new, aggressive program to eradicate the infestation at the high and middle schools.
Work is on schedule at the new high school set to open its doors to students for the first day of classes in the new facility on Feb. 27. “It’s getting close,” Wellesley School Committee Chairman Suzy Littlefield said Tuesday night. Littlefield, who has been among a group of people planning and overseeing construction of the new school for a decade, said permits are being issued and furniture will begin to be delivered Jan. 5. Everything is on a very specific schedule, she said, with the furniture arriving in waves. It is being delivered to the cafeteria where it is being assembled and dispersed to its permanent locations. The new school will also include surveillance cameras on the grounds and in common areas to “ensure a safe and secure …
Friday, June 3, 2011
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Today, Wellesley Patch ran a story about a video the Wellesley Historical Commission prepared last February on the old high school building. Next February, the high school will open its doors to new students, smack in the middle of the 2011-2012 academic year. The building was scheduled to open in September 2012, but construction has run more smoothly than originally thought, according to the School Committee. There’s no evidence to suggest it would be excessively difficult to have a brand new building open in the middle of an academic year, but will there be some difficulty associated with this? Perhaps there will be confusion of which rooms to report to, or even where the restrooms and cafeteria are? Will adjusting to a new building mid-…