REDEFINING SUCCESS -- Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids It's no secret that students today are more stressed out than ever. On January 24, 2017, the Wellesley community was invited to come hear about Challenge Success, a new initiative in the WHS to address growing concerns about the increasing level of stress and anxiety. How? Through teachings in resiliency, better student engagement and broadening the definition o
CATHERINE STEINER-ADAIR WORKSHOP THE BIG DISCONNECT: Protecting Childhood & Family Relationships in the Digital Age On March 21, 2017, the Wellesley community was treated to an engaging evening with Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair. Through presentation and skits, Dr. Steiner-Adair helped parents understand the ways in which technology and media are putting children at risk at each stage of development, from infancy through young adulthood, and challenging what it means to be a fa
WANTED: Boston Marathon Runners! Always wanted to run the Boston Marathon? Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) is looking for runners for Boston Marathon 2018. Wellesley Education Foundation's mission is to advance innovation and excellence in the Wellesley Public Schools. If interested please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nearly $110,000 Awarded In The Spring 2017 Grant Cycle The Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) proudly announces that it has awarded nearly $110,000 for grants and assistance to WPS educators district-wide in May 2017. A total of 19 grants were funded. The grants selected for funding range from $320 to $40,000, and represent a wide variety of key components that allow the Wellesley Public Schools to deliver our rich curriculum. The allocation of funds by school level shows W