Wellesley High School senior Corey Testa, studying Advanced Placement psychology Friday on his porch in Hull, is unsure whether measures taken to ease stress at the school will work.

Suburban high schools try to ease up on teen stress

By Anand Vaishnav
Globe Staff / July 31, 2005

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WELLESLEY -- Students often huddle in classrooms and auditoriums at Wellesley High School well past the dinner hour, organizing tsunami relief efforts or rehearsing for the fall musical. Sophomores have to write a 5,000-word research paper; juniors visit as many as 12 prospective colleges. The tension builds through the school year, whether students or their teachers cause it. (Full article: 1297 words)

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