High School Green Team ends a successful year

Student enthusiasm and involvement in an extracurricular activity or club at Wellesley High School (WHS) is always subject to change from year to year.  Some years are weak for different groups in terms of student participation and support. Meanwhile, other groups build off previous years’ experiences to move forward in a stronger direction.  Such was…

Wellesley Green Collaborative joins forces in record numbers

On Wednesday, June 4, 34 people gathered in the Wellesley Free Library’s Wakelin Room with one thing in common: a passion for “greening” Wellesley.  Groups from all over town were represented at the meeting, ranging from Wellesley Green Schools and the Wellesley High School Green Team, to Sustainable Wellesley, to the Wellesley Village Church’s Environmental…

Wellesley Green Schools’ Phyllis Theermann receives recognition

For the third consecutive year, Wellesley Public Schools was again represented at the annual Green Difference Awards on May 28.  Hosted by the statewide organization Project Green Schools, the ceremony took place on the Grand Staircase of the State House and featured recognitions of over 25 different schools, groups, administrators, teachers, and volunteers from across…

Wellesley Green Schools receives Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education Award

On Tuesday, a contingent from Wellesley Green Schools traveled to the Massachusetts State House to receive an Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education Award. The contingent included students on the Wellesley High School Green Team along with Wellesley Green Schools parent volunteers. The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) annually collaborates with the…

HS celebrates Earth Day in style

Earth Day took place on Tuesday, and events commemorating its significance take place throughout the Commonwealth, ranging from Boston to Natick.  The Wellesley High School Green Team also plans to run a plethora of “green”-related activities to recognize the holiday once the schools reopen after the vacation week. This year, the Green Team plans to…