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At the Butterfly Garden at Sprague, paid for by a Ruth S Walter grant, 2nd grade teacher Lisa Mortarelli releases a butterfly

WHS teacher Chad Weirick plays music from George Gershwin following the dedication of the new piano at the High School funded through POPS and WEF's Pave the Plaza campaign

Students plant seedlings in the Sprague Gardens, funded by WEF, on Sprague school’s “Give Back Day"

Sprague students proudly display their completed projects during an after-school activity designed to engage students, K-5, in the construction of models using LEGOS Robotics funded by WEF to enhance the knowledge of engineering principles.

WEF purchased a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) kit for Doug Brown at WHS. A student uses the kit on cheek cells to separate DNA from other cellular matter in an attempt to amplify a gene that may be linked to "risk-taking."

THANK YOU to those who joined us for a Community Screening & Discussion: "Most Likely to Succeed". We'd love to hear your feedback!

The Wellesley Public Schools in partnership with the Wellesley Education Foundation held 5 screenings of the award-winning film "Most Likely to Succeed," each followed by a discussion.

Wellesley Education Foundation Strategic Planning Survey

As you may know, WEF is a non-profit, volunteer-run community organization that works to enrich and support the Wellesley Public School system. This year, WEF has undertaken a strategic planning process through which we will identify our goals and priorities for the next five years. We have been seeking input from a variety of key stakeholders to ensure that our assessment incorporates the diverse perspectives of the community we serve.

Many thanks to those of you who took our survey!

Many thanks for your interest in helping to shape the future direction of WEF. We truly appreciate your valuable input!

Thank You Notes

Notes from Educators and Friends

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Highlights

WEF Strategic Planning Survey:
WEF in circle with name  tagline - 30th design2 The Wellesley community was invited to participate in a brief survey that will inform the future direction of WEF.  Many thanks to those of you who took the time to complete our survey.  We truly appreciate your valuable input!
 
If You Joined Us for 1 of 5 Community Screenings & Discussions of Most Likely to Succeed co-hosted by the Wellesley Public Schools and the Wellesley Education Foundation, we would love to hear your thoughts on the award-winning film.
 
BEE BUZZ Abounds!
unnamedThe 26th annual Spelling Bee was a smashing success thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Bee Committee and so many wonderful volunteers! Congratulations to our winners Health Advances, LLC of Weston! Great coverage by our friends at the Swellesley Report and the Townsman

 

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WPS Progress Report Survey
compass WPS Progress Report surveyThe WPS Progress Report SAC issued a survey to gather community input to further refine the model for a WPS Progress Report.  Many thanks to those of you who took the survey.

WEF Awards over $80K in Spring grants, for a giving total of $260K in 2014-15

Announcing Superintendent's Advisory Committees
WEF and the Wellesley Public Schools partnered in 2014-15 to create four high-level Superintendent's Advisory Committees that advise and support the implementation of key areas of the school district’s strategic plan.