Latest education news in Wellesley, Massachusetts:
Library launches Black History Month writing competitions
In honor of Black History Month in February, the Wellesley Free Library is launching writing competitions that are open from February 7 to March 4 for patrons of all ages. Each participant will receive a prize and the winners of the age group category will receive something extra. Winners will be notified by mid-March followed by a public announcement.
Learn more about children’s and high school / adult competitions.
Contests are sponsored by Wellesley Free Libraries.
TBB Scholarships Deadline Approach
TBB Scholarships, formerly known as Tau Beta Beta, accepts scholarship applications from young women
Who will graduate from high school this spring.
Candidates must be from Wellesley, Newton or Brookline, be of good academic standing, and be in need of financial aid to attend college and vocational schools.
Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2022. Interviews for candidates will take place during the week of April 18-22.
The need and merit-based scholarships are renewable for four years and gradually increase each year. First-year scholarships start at $4,000 and go up to $6,000 for the student’s first year. Four or five new scholarships are awarded each year.
Modern school committee budgets
The Wellesley School Committee will hold a public hearing on February 1 at 6:30 p.m. on the Wellesley Public School Management Budget for FY23. Later in the meeting, Board members will discuss the budget as well as the revised FY22 budget.
One small budget item to ask: a school committee might want to consider posting legal notices like this in swellsley (See Advertising Information) If he really wants people to see the information. Currently, schools faithfully adhere to an outdated state law in publishing such notices in a printed newsletter. But did you see this information there? I do not think so …
(This applies to you also the advisory committee…)