classof20211

Freshmen Class officers and Ms. Erin Patterson and Ms. Sophie Kulas (faculty advisors)

Click to download Principal Anthony Parkers’s presentation the Freshman Class.

In case you missed the WHS 411 PTO presentation here is a link to the video.

Freshman Semi-Formal

The students have voted in large majority for a boat cruise.  Details are being worked out.  We will be looking for fundraising opportunities to lower the cost of the tickets.  

If you are interested in SPONSORING the semi-formal, please contact us.

 

Thank you for your support!

Wendy Fox & Jana Hinton

Class of 2021 Parent Advisors

September 15, 2017

Dear Parents of the Class of 2021, 

Wendy and I are amazed by the incredible start to Freshman year!  The students seem to be adjusting well and are beginning such an exciting time in their lives.  We wanted to provide a brief summary of our role as Parent Advisors and the goals and purpose of our events and communications.  We will strive to: 

  • Promote Participation by the entire class in events, projects and fundraisers.
  • Fundraising!  We are responsible for raising funds for all of the Class of 2021 events including Sophomore Semi-Formal, Prom and culminating with the Overnight Graduation Trip.
  • Community Involvement: Recruiting parents to chaperone class events and engage in volunteer work.
  • Provide Guidance to the class and elected officers in planning and executing activities which build class unity.
  • Maintain strong Communications among the Class of 2021 community.

NOTES and REMINDERS 

  • We hope to move this potluck event to the first home BASKETBALL game this season.  More details to follow.

Please let us know if you have any questions, suggestions, concerns or can volunteer. 

We look forward to a wonderful Freshman Year! 

Warm Regards, 

Wendy Fox and Jana Hinton

Class of 2021 Parent Advisors

2021Weston@gmail.com

 

Leadership

Class of 2021 Officers

President: Alton Jenkins

Vice President: Allison Kirk

Secretary: Sarah Augustine

Treasurer: Zach Meyers

SAC: Dellena Bereket

    

Class of 2021 Faculty Advisors

Sophie Kulas

Erin Patterson

Class of 2021 Parent Advisors

Wendy Fox

Jana Hinton

First Quarter Minutes

Meeting Date Minutes
10/11/17 Attendance: Ally Kirk, Zach Meyers, Sarah Augustine, Dellena Bereket
Meeting time: 22:15
Post On Google Classroom and Facebook about Pumpkin Fest
Student Breakfast- October 20th
(Post on GC and Facebook when it gets closer)
Start advertising for Haunted House
Idea for posting on Facebook: Try to post multiple pictures a day so students are trained to go on and check it everyday.
Announcement in future : Halloween dress-up
Bonding Event Ideas: Vote on social media/GC? Tubing, Bowling, Movie night, Sledding on Town Green, Cross Country Skiing
Holidays: Secret Santa, Candy Grams
Charitable Fund Ideas: Cradles for Crayon, Environment?
10/18/17

Attendance:Zach Meyers, Ally Kirk, Sarah Augustine, Eduard Wu, Alton Jenkins, Dellena Bereket

Poll on GC for thoughts on Boat Cruise for semi-formal (Boat, Town Hall, Regis, Other)

Announce about breakfast on Facebook (donate gift cards)

Begin to post on Facebook to engage students

Make an instagram too?

This Saturday: Recruit people to help clean up after haunted house (sign up sheet)

Fundraising Options: Weston Hats/Visors

Charity to sponsor: castle marina (abusive relationships)

Halloween assembly Dress up: start advertising now

Make a contest to engage students more

10/25/17 Attendance:
Mia Lambert, Ally Kirk, Sarah Augustine, Zach Meyers, Alton Jenkins, Dellena Bereket
Meeting
time: 7:05 am, 22:50 minutes

Things to change about the Haunted House for our year: stay professional (no laughing etc.), Make a room for elementary kids (less scary)

Majority poll results: Boat cruise (83% voted), ½ want boat
How could we get a guest : talk to Mr. Pezzote and have them sign a contract

Breakfast:success, great advertising (snapchat), gift cards were very helpful
Another breakfast?: spring

Winter: tailgate at basketball game; charge for chic-fil-a and raise a bit of money for grade funding

School Store: decent shape, could use some paint, ask an artist (Jackie Liu?) to paint a wildcat on the glass? Need permission
Gear: visors, lanyards, water bottles (but practical)

Candy Grams: talk to Mr. Pezzote and ask if Valentine’s Day is claimed
Spoon Game?

Main Charity Ideas: Ron Bretton Training Village (problem is only boys), Team Impact

11/1/17

Attendance:

Allison Kirk, Sarah Augustine, Connor Lehman, Zach Meyers, Alton Jenkins, Dellena Bereket

Meeting

time: 7:05 am, 23 minutes

Permission to bring plus one

Charity of Choice: Pastor Park, Castle Marina: do research on what we can do to help, Children’s Hospital, Cradles to Crayons (winter clothing?) – Alton will contact, Summer camp for children with disabilities (Dellena will find name), Funds to org- donate shoes to

be sent to Uganda

Could choose a new charity each quarter

Painting the store? Jackie Liu

Second Quarter Minutes

Meeting Date Minutes
11/8

Cruise:

Quotes from cruise companies are in.

Possible date May 12th, May 19 does not work because of the prom (chaperon issue)

Create a calendar/sign up list for the gardening pastor park and courtyard

Charities:

Cradles to Crayons. Put out boxes for donations- most likely winter clothing, but will take anything Need boys clothes

Locations at the front door, library? Rec. center?

Steps for Painting Store: Talk to Mr.Guerra,

sell food after sports (energy bars, etc) Needs to be approved by M/ Guerra and the administration (forms for each time)

What is the charge for custom printing on clothes?

Make signs to advertise- board in main hall-claim? Decorate, post announcement

for the Cradle to crayons collection and yard work

11/22/17 Attendance:
Sarah Augustine, Charlie Marchiony, Zach Meyers, Mia Lambert, Ally Kirk, Dellena Bereket, S. Kulas

Candy Grams: ask Mr.Pezzote if christmas is taken- if it is, St.Patrick’s Day is available, January because not much during this month

Cruise:
June 9th date is available/cleared by Mr.Pezzote, we need to decide on boat
Pay$65 for a ferry or $85-$90 for nicer boat

Urgent: Boxes for Cradles to Crayons- Ally emailed them
Schedule a day to go to Cradles to Crayon in Brighton- choose a spot available
Contribute to bristol lodge- cooking class is donating, could we help?

Garden and Courtyard: wait until spring

Basketball tailgate: decide a date, needs to be cleared with coach or Mr. MgGrath

Spoon game: ideas?
Something including another grade: freshman and seniors vs sophomores and juniors
Each grade decorate each section of cafe

Plan another morning breakfast: during winter time, valentine’s day breakfast?
Sledding on the town green or trip to nashoba- find cost and ask if kids have interest
Rent media center and watch game or march madness game in march

Large split since racial events- need to emphasize positive aspects, remember to be kind to one another

Decorate board and make a motto
Add something relating to cradles to crayons

11/29/17

Ally Kirk will put message on board about our winter drive for Cradles to Crayons

Ally is going to take pictures of Pastor Park (we are going to create before and after pictures)

St Patrick’s day candy grams dates: start selling them Monday March 5th- Tuesday 13th; 14th come together and build them

Create a discount to encourage people to buy

Cruise date: June 9th

Tix are $95, we need to fundraise

Fundraising ideas: sleepovers, watch a game in the media center- March Madness: pay $ to submit a bracket- Have a prize donated. 50/50 raffle tix, spoon game

We need to talk to people about the price

buses takes us into boston from pictures at town green

Bball Tailgate: chic-fil-a for the first game

Agenda needs to be published the day before by Alton Jenkins

Drive for the grade should be approved. Has the food drive posted on FB been approved?

12/6/17

Cruise-ask what sophomores did for boat this year (s. Kulas)

We have St. Patrick’s Day candy grams!

Allison Kirk made a poster for Cradles to Crayons- we need to explain what we are doing with Cradles to Crayons on board

Alton Jenkins needs to give us dates we can go to Cradles to Crayons

Zach Meyers will make a post on Facebook post

Tuesday, December 12th Chic-fil-a Tailgate: Alton Jenkins made a flyer ($10/meal)

Put them in public visible places

Start selling the food at 4:30, 24:02 minutes

How much should we buy for? Get estimate for amount of people we think will show up

12/13/17

Take Cradles to Crayons boxes next week- continue to announce the Cradles to Crayons boxes in order to get as many clothing items as possible!

Board ideas: put up a calendar, put pictures of classmates, use wrapping paper

Find a day we can all go to Mr.Pezzote during lunch or afterschool to refresh summaries of our jobs

Zach Meyers put up poll- check data later in the week and repost the poll b/c it is now lower down and not as much attention on it.

Put the same poll on GC

We need to fundraise- get clearance from Mr.Pezzote for selling pizza at bball games against Belmont and Wayland in February

Ms.Fox has the idea of sewing pillows and donating to hospitals- it would be a bonding experience for grade that is for a good cause; spread it out throughout 3ish days so more people are able to go

Asking Ms.Gilli b/c of her relationship w/ children’s hospital

Car wash during spring? Ask Mr.Pezzote if it has been claimed already

Scavenger hunt idea: pay $20 to be part of it, create a team but two teams are put together-people would be more willing to do it but would mix groups of people, be given a list

12/20 Ms. Gilli said the pillows is a great idea, and Ally will stay in contact with her. We need to pick a date.

Boxes of coats are overflowing, Wendy Fox will take up the coats on Friday. Ally and Sarah will help her load the car.

Polls on Semi: seen by 78 students, majority of people said they wanted the spirit of boston $90 option

Have the master list and during activity block, get everyone to come and vote

Start to advertise on the board about the tailgates on February Friday the 9th, and Tuesday the 13th. Wear pink the get in spirit during that week for Valentine’s Day and to get everyone excited.

People could claim the board just like the rock

Start to think about the movie night idea and the March Madness night in media center.

Ice skating night either on the Town Green, Rivers, or Veteran’s skating rink in Waltham ($3).

1/3/18

We decided with the cheaper boat option

Alton: Email Troy from Cradles to Crayons specific weekends to go- 2/2/18, 2/3/18, 2/10/18- pass the message if any of these dates work for him and the time (ideally mid-day)

Make sign up sheet for the board

Alton: Make an agenda for the next class meeting February 1st- we need to be more organized for it

If we have no school friday, then maybe have an impromptu sledding day

We need to meet with Mr. Pezzote, most likely the next activity block or the next wednesday meeting if he is available

Wendy Fox picked up the Cradles for Crayons winter drive

We could donate the old Weston tshirts that are outdated

1/10

May 11th option- boarding the bus at 5:00 pm ($44) with bus a bit more than that

Announce at the next class meeting on February 1st (do not spread until then)

Thursday (tomorrow) during activity block is the meeting with Mr. Pezzote

The two dates suggested for going to Cradles to Crayons do not work

We need to pick a date for the pillow drive for Boston Children’s Hospital- February 10th? Then come up with a date to drop them off

Bonding events: movie night, march madness- try to do a 4:00 pm game so it is straight after school and order pizza

could donate the old Weston tshirts that are outdated

Third Quarter Minutes

January 17, 2018

-Wednesday, February 7th (early release day) for the pillow drive

Collect supplies/do the drive until February 2nd

Felt tie-up pillows

Invite other grades

Put something on the board and pictures of what we have in mind for the pillow drive, and the date; also make posters to put around the school to publicize

Put a box of supplies in Ms. Patterson’s room to decorate the board

Have pictures of the Cradles to Crayons employees from when donating the winter clothing collected; print and put up on board

Check to see if we can donate snack bags with the pillows

Have snacks for the volunteers doing the drive; make a list for Wendy Fox to go buy snacks

Ice skating rink in Newton, Daily Rink; Frog Pond is also an option