Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Weekly Bulletin - December 23, 2015

Upcoming Events-

January 4 - Return to School
January 5 - Confidentiality Meeting, 8:00am

A request from the cafeteria... Food Services is looking for helpers in the BHS kitchens.  The pay is $10 per hour.  If interested, please call Karen Damaso, 781-270-8167.  

One of Francis Wyman's Favorite 
Holiday Traditions!
The 5 Kindergarten classes at FW performed their version of the classic
 Nutcracker dances for parents, staff & students to enjoy!
The performance is a yearly tradition that we look forward to
eagerly each year!

Happy Holidays from all of us at Francis Wyman!
Enjoy the vacation with your family & friends.
My best,
Mrs. McDonald

Friday, December 18, 2015

Weekly Bulletin - December 18, 2015

Upcoming Events
December 21 - 23 - Eversource Lightbulb Pick-up, Orders are in!
December 22 - 8:45am Kindergarten Nutcracker Show for parents
December 23 - Full Day of School
December 24 - January 1 - Winter Vacation, no school
January 4 - Return to school

Additional PTO news... Spiritwear orders will be at Francis Wyman School early next week.  Check the PTO enews for an update and be on the lookout for the items in your child's backpack. We are aware that some items are for holiday gifts.  Those items will remain here at school for parents to pick-up. 

Service Learning Club
Mrs. Casey and Mrs. Schnee are leading the Monday afternoon Service Learning Club here at FWS.   These grade 2 - 5 students work together on community projects.  To check our their projects, click this link:

Winter Concert 
~Season of Light~
The 4th and 5th grade band and chorus classes showed off their musical talents this week in a stunning musical performance called The Season of Light!  Dressed in festive holiday outfits, the students played a variety of instruments including violins and cellos, and sang their hearts out to a packed auditorium of both classmates and families alike!  Their enthusiasm and talents, led by our dedicated music and band teachers, never cease to amaze me!
A talented 4th grade strings ensemble.

Students shine their lights brightly for all the
"world" to see!!

 First grade students show off their reindeers after listening to Mrs. McDonald read A Christmas Wish.


Friday, December 11, 2015

Weekly Bulletin - December 11, 2015

Dates to Remember

December 16 - Winter Concert (4th grade @ 6pm and 5th grade @ 7pm)

December 18 - Ugly Sweater Day - Bring a donation for Cradles to Crayons

December 24 - January 1 - Winter Vacation (return to school on January 4)

Hour of Code a Great Success at FW!

Francis Wyman students of all grade levels participated in various coding activities throughout the week.  The children were excited to participte in computer programming activities and loved watching their finished product in action!  All students were highly motivated and engaged in helping each other experience a high level of success with coding.  Thanks to Mr. Schersten and all the teachers that took part in this exciting learning opportunity!

Blossoming Broadway Stars!

Miss Gilbert's 2nd grade reading superstars, Connor & Delaney, act out the Piggy story Invited to a Party for their 2nd grade classmates and Mrs. McDonald.  Complete with character voices, costume changes, and props, these students did an amazing job showing off their hard work in reading to a captive audience.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Student Council Announcement

The Francis Wyman Student Council is running a clothing drive for Cradles to Crayons.  Please Help Us!  We are collecting gently used and new toys, books, shoes, socks, coats, hats, mittens, clothes, and scarves from now until December 18. If a student brings in an item to donate, they will be able to participate in Twin Day this Friday (12/11) and Ugly Sweater Day next Friday (12/18).

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Weekly Bulletin December 4, 2015

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Upcoming Dates to Remember

December 7   - Last Day for the Scholastic Book Fair in the library
                       - Service Club begins after school
December 10 - Homework Club Session 3 begins
December 16 - Used Bookstore Open from 8:00am -8:30am for students
                                                        WINTER CONCERT
                                           - 6pm Grade 4 Winter Concert
                                           - 7pm Grade 5 Winter Concert
                                                       (in FW auditorium)

Questions about Special Education Laws?
Do you know your special education rights?  Ever have questions about what rights you have as a parent?  

Join us for a night of question & answer with Special Education Attorney, Joseph Presti, Esq. Learn the basics of the special education process and your rights as a parent while asking questions that pertain to your own child or experience.

Tuesday, December 8th
7:00 pmMarion Tavern
Presented by Special Education Attorney, Joseph Presti, Esq.
*doors open at 6:30