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Hello, Country School Families,

We hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful Fall weekend! Below you will find information about Trunk-or-Treat, Curriculum Forums, School Council Elections and so much more!

Best regards, Jessie & Jess CS PTO Co-Chairs jessiegrasshoff@gmail.com and jesstessa@gmail.com

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Wednesday, 10/12 – Early Release Day
  • Thursday, 10/13 – Math Curriculum Forum (Country School)
  • Saturday, 10/15 – BWMPO Night Out
  • Wednesday, 10/19 – No Kindergarten
  • Wednesday, 10/26 – Early Release Day – Conferences
  • Thursday, 10/27 – Social Studies/Science Curriculum Forum (Field)
  • Friday, 10/28 – Trunk-or-Treat
  • Wednesday, 11/2 – Early Release Day
  • Thursday, 11/10 – Intervention/Title I Curriculum Forum (Country)
  • Friday, 11/11 – No School | Veterans Day

COUNTRY SCHOOL COUNCIL ELECTION

Country School Council elections will begin Tuesday 10/11/22. We are lucky to have two amazing candidates for school council, Jessie Chan and Mindy Wright. Thank you so much for volunteering to be part of the school council. We have two candidates for two positions, but will still need to vote. You will receive a link tomorrow. Voting will close at 11:59pm on Friday October 14th. Winners will be announced next week.

BWMPO NIGHT OUT

Given last year’s success with Parent Night Out, the BWMPO and PTO are excited to partner once again and host the “Meet Me Halfway” Parent Night Out at Trillium in Canton, MA on Saturday, October 15th from 6-8pm. While not in Boston this time around, Canton is a great halfway destination to further connect as parents. Tickets are $20 per person to cover food costs, but beverages should be purchased independently. Check out the formal invite here and RSVP by Wednesday, October 12th here. We can’t wait to see you!

METCO DISMISSAL PADS

The Dismissal Notepad Fundraiser is back! Please click the link to order METCO Dismissal pads. Simplify your mornings with these personalized notepads. Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit Weston METCO Family Friends. The deadline for ordering is October 21, 2022. One order includes 4 (50 sheets per pad) notepads. Cost is $20

For questions, please contact Nancy Fournier, fourniern@weston.org

DISTRICT CURRICULUM FORUMS

You are invited to upcoming forums for families about each curriculum used in grades K-5. Goals of these forums include 1) sharing more details with you about each curriculum, and 2) hearing from you in person about each curriculum.

These events are scheduled around the subject area rather than grade level or school. While forums will take place at each school, each elementary grade subject curriculum will be discussed grouped by topic, and families are welcome to attend multiple forums over the coming months.

You don’t need to sign up ahead of time to attend a curriculum forum. If you cannot attend the forums, please email questions for the forums in advance to Superintendent@weston.org. All forums will be live streamed via Zoom webinar and Zoom links will be shared closer to each event.

Click here for more information or see information below.

  • Thursdays, 8:30-9:30am, location in parentheses:
  • October 13 – Math (at Country School)
  • October 27 – Science/Social Studies (at Field School Cafe)
  • November 10 – Intervention/Title I (at Country School)
  • December 1 – Reading, Fundations & Heggerty (at Field School Cafe)
  • December 8 – Tech and Libraries (at Field School, Innovation lab)
  • December 15 – Writing (at Country School)

After three years, we are thrilled to welcome back the Weston Elementary Trunk-or-Treat! This year’s Trunk-or-Treat will take place on Friday, October 28 from 4:30-6:00pm in the Field School Parking Lot. This event relies on the help of volunteers so we encourage you to sign up if you are able to do so! You can access the event sign-up here. We have also created a handy Reference Sheet with trunk decoration inspiration, game and activity ideas, and a list of allergy-safe treats.

Now through November 2nd

One of our school district’s projects each year has been to collect money on Halloween for UNICEF. Like last year, UNICEF is not providing the orange collection boxes for children to take door-to-door . However, Weston students can still Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF! Donations can be made quickly and easily by clicking here to contribute to our Weston Elementary Schools fundraising page. Your donation will help UNICEF deliver health care and immunizations, safe water and sanitation, nutrition, education and emergency relief to millions of children around the world. Please reach out to Stacy Gilman at stacysimon21@gmail.com with any questions.