WS PTO Update

Dear Woodland Families,

Please see below for this week’s announcements, lots of updates and important dates!

Important Dates:

  • Monday, March 20:  Woodland School Council Meeting | Woodland School | 2:45 pm
  • Monday, March 20: Weston Education Association (WEA) Community Forum with Educators | 7:00-8:30 pm | Weston Middle School Amy Potter Center (APC) Auditorium & via Zoom
  • Tuesday, March 21: Fractal Fair | 6:30-8:00 pm | Weston High School Library
  • Thursday, March 23: Woodland Parent Night Out | 6:30pm | Heirloom
  • Thursday, March 23: Joint In-Person BWMPO/PTO Meeting | Epiphany Early Learning Center, 220 Centre Street, Boston | 7:00 pm
  • Monday, March 27: School Committee Meeting | 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 5: Early Dismissal | 11:30 am
  • Wednesday, April 5: Weston PTO Green Team School Clean-Up | 11:30 am | Meet in front of the school!
  • Friday, April 7: No School
  • Thursday April 13 – Friday April 14: 3rd Grade ELA MCAS | Woodland School
  • Monday April 17 – Friday April 21: Spring Recess
  • Sunday, April 27: Weston Fishing Derby | 9:00 am.-12:00 pm | Weston High School Pond
  • Sunday, May 7: Weston PMC Kids Ride | 8:00 am | Weston Middle School
  • Monday, May 8: Annual Town Meeting | Weston High School Auditorium | 7:00 pm | Child care information coming soon!


Fractal Fair – NOW ON TUESDAY! 

Rescheduled from last week – Come find out what a fractal is–and so much more! Join the WHS Math Department and Honors Precalculus students on Tuesday, March 21 from 6:30-8:00PM in the High School Library. There will be 28 groups in total presenting their projects on a wide range of topics related to fractals. The fair will be appropriate for all ages, who might be curious about fractals, math, and our world. Please mark your calendars and set aside the night for a time of exploration, learning, and innovation.

Weston Middle School Principal Survey for Field School Families – Closes Tonight! The WPS administrative team is working to hire a replacement for Principal John Gibbons and would like input from you on what you value most in a middle school Principal. Please click here to complete the survey. All responses to this survey are anonymous and will be reported only in summary form. Please note, the survey will remain open until the end of the day today (Sunday, March 19). Thank you for your participation in this effort!

Hope & Comfort Drive: Please join Hope & Comfort and the Weston PTO to improve the health, self-esteem, and hygiene education of young people in our community by donating new, unexpired hygiene products as part of the Weston PTO’s annual Hope & Comfort Drive, starting next Monday, March 27 through Thursday, April 6. Collection bins will be located in the lobby of each school during this time.

The most needed items are:

  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Sulfate-free shampoo
  • Bars of soap
  • Menstrual products

Donations can also be made via Amazon Wish List by clicking here.

Basic hygiene items can make a huge impact on the health and well-being of children and adults in need. Items donated will be distributed to youth serving organizations, food pantries, and other human service agencies located in Greater Boston and beyond. Thank you for your support of this important service project!

Weston School Clean-Up Day (April 5): Please join the Weston PTO Green Team and help to take care of our school community! Meet in front of your school with your family to help pick up trash around the schools, grounds, and playgrounds on Wednesday, April 5 (early release day):

  • 11:30 a.m. at Woodland, Country, and Field School
  • 12:45 p.m. at Middle School
  • High School clean-up takes place during the school day.

Please email Angela Rostami or Heather Borden with any questions. Hope to see you there!

Weston Fishing Derby: Calling all Weston area children! The Rotary Club of Weston & Wayland invites you to our annual Fishing Derby–a 40+ year tradition–on Sunday, April 23 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Weston High School Pond. Bring your own gear, bait (no lures, please), and bucket. Fishing starts at 9:00 a.m. sharp! Prizes are in four age categories up to age 14. Please note, this is a free event, and you can register online to attend by clicking here.

Weston PMC Kids Ride (May 7): Grab your helmet and get biking for a great cause! The Weston PMC Kids Ride is back for its 6th year with in-person and virtual options for riders ages 2-12. Click here for more information, registration, and volunteer sign-up. 100% of proceeds go to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Contact WHS junior Olivia Rome with questions or to volunteer.

Date: Sunday, May 7, 2023

Time: 8:00 a.m. registration/check-in followed by 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. ride. Fun activities to follow the ride. Event wraps up by 10:00 a.m.

Location: Weston Middle School, 456 Wellesley St. Weston, MA 02493

Online registration is open now!

Fee: $20 registration fee with a commitment of $40

More Info:

Have a great week!

Meghan Covington & Emily Malenfant

Woodland School PTO Co-Chairs