P.A.W.S. registration is open
If you are interested in enrolling your child in the P.A.W.S. (Preschool at Wellesley Schools) program, an engaging environment where children learn primarily through developmentally appropriate play experiences, please fill out the Google form. Prospective parents must attended a Parent Informational Meeting and Tour. Upcoming dates and times: Tuesday, November 11, 10am – 11am & Tuesday, December 17, 10am – 11am. If you have any questions please contact Isabel Cashman at 781-446-6222
P.A.W.S. has been designated a developmentally appropriate, high quality program by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) through its participation in a national, voluntary, accreditation system designed to help early childhood programs meet high professional standards.
Elementary Math Workshops coming up
Wellesley High School, important Term One dates:
The last day of Term 1 at WHS is Friday, November 1. That day is also the last day a student may withdraw from a semester 1 course without a grade.
For more information, students should contact their guidance counselor in their individual houses (Bradford, Phillips, Perrin). Since 2014, WHS students have been associated with one of three “houses” under the roof of the school as a whole. It was one of then-new principal Jamie Chisum’s moves to better align administrators with students. Here’s how the name of each house was picked.
Dana Hall School Fall Play
The Upper School will present its fall play, 45 Plays for 45 Presidents, on Friday, November 8, and Saturday, November 9, at 7:30 p.m., in Bardwell Auditorium, 37 Cameron St. The performances are free and open to the public.
In each of these short snippets of American history, a member of the ensemble dons the coat of the presidency and the group explores an aspect of that administration. The entire cast will wear white throughout the production as a nod to the suffrage movement 100 years ago. Students in Dana Hall’s Creating Character: An Acting and Costume Design Class researched the symbolism of the color and created looks that span the decades.
“Each president is granted a very short play, allowing us to focus on their accomplishments, disappointments—or sometimes both,” said Daniel Morris, director and Performing Arts faculty member. “While many are quick and funny, the play does not shy away from the complicated history that we share as a nation.”
Bates Pumpkin Fair a rounding success
The 49th Bates Pumpkin Fair raised funds for enrichment programs that benefit Bates students and teachers. The PTO thanks the Wellesley community for coming out to join in on the fun, and the volunteers for making the event possible.
Tenacre School Open House
Tenacre School will hold an Open House on Sunday, November 3, 1pm – 3pm.
More information below:
- Registration in Rendell Library
- Grade Six students will share some of their Tenacre experiences with visitors
- Head of School Will Crissman will welcome visitors and briefly explain Tenacre’s mission, program and philosophy of “embracing the elementary years”
- Student-led tours begin
- Homeroom and Special Subject teachers will be available in their classrooms to greet families and answer questions about their curriculum
- Administrators and current parents remain available to talk with families in Wells
- Meg Burke, Tenacre’s Director of Enrollment, will be available to walk families through the Financial Aid application process
REGISTER for Tenacre’s Open House.
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