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The Weston Middle School PTO Newsletter
April 7, 2019
 

 


UPCOMING EVENTS & MEETINGS:​​​​​​​ 

APRIL 15 - 19 : NO SCHOOL SPRING RECESS

MAY 7 - WMS PTO GENERAL MEETING

MAY 17 - GRADE 8 CAREER DAY

MAY 23 - ART JAM

MAY 24, 25, 26 & 27 - MEMORIAL DAY FAIR

MAY 27 - NO SCHOOL MEMORIAL DAY

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

GRADUATION & LAST DAY OF SCHOOL: Click HERE

BOF FINAL VOTE: Click HERE

DISTRICT CALENDAR: Click HERE

PTO DIRECTORY: Click HERE

 

NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:

PRESIDENTS LETTER

MEMORIAL DAY - 5K REGISTRATION

WHS PTO SPEAKER - HARLAN COHEN 

WESTON KIWANIS - FUNDRAISER

WESTON YOUTH SERVICES - SITTER SAFETY

WESTON PARKS & REC - REGISTRATION

 

PRESIDENTS LETTER:

Thank you to Sandy Hart and Sam Leuzzi, they did an amazing job with the 8th Grade Social.

 

The Kiwanis is hosting a wine tasting event (see article), where proceeds benefit the Middle School.

 

As a reminder, here are some important upcoming Budget dates, to put in your calendar

 

·        April 24th, is the Annual Town Budget Meeting (ATBM), at 8:00 pm in the WHS Auditorium

 

·        May 4th, is the Proposed Referendum

 

Have a great week,

Tammy Roberts

MEMORIAL DAY 5K REGISTRATION:

Weston Memorial Day 5K registration is open! The WHS PTO Weston Road Race, Walk and Kids Fun Run will be held on Saturday, May 25th.

Sign up today to be a sponsor and a participant for the Weston 5K run, walk and kids fun run. This is the largest fundraiser for WHS and every sponsor and participant adds up to success. There are lot of fun things in store for this year's Weston 5K. 

First 300 registrants will score a very cool sports bag.

Register before April 23 to get your name on your race bib. 

New age group: 9-10 yr olds have their own category to win medals.

Be a sponsor! Family sponsors have their names on the front of the race shirt. Corporate sponsors will have their logos on the back. Deadline for t-shirts is May 1. 

To learn more about the race and register, go to weston5k.com 


WHS PTO SPEAKER:

College Readiness Event: 5 Simple Rules for High School Parents and Students

When: Thursday, April 26 at 7 pm 

Where: WHS Auditorium

Who: Harlan Cohen, college life expert and New York Times best selling author of the Naked Roommate and 107 other issues you might run into in college

Join New York Times Bestselling Author and College Life Expert Harlan Cohen as he delivers 5 Simple Rules For Parents and Students.  During this interactive, humorous, and engaging event, Harlan will help parents and students know what’s coming in college and how to prepare in high school.  Cohen shares the latest facts, stats, and strategies to reduce stress and prepare families for all the changes ahead.  All high school parents and students are welcome. Bring your copy of his book for signature or buy an autographed copy  the night of the event.   For more info about Harlan visit www.HarlanCohen.com


KIWANIS FUNDRAISER:

Join us at our annual fundraising wine tasting event on April 27th, Aspetuck Country Club.  Featuring a wine tasting, buffet dinner, silent and live auction. 

To register to attend:  westonkiwanis.org or send check payable to Weston Kiwanis Foundation, PO Box 1033, Weston, CT  06883.  For more info, contact Rick Goldenberg at 203-820-4540 or winetasting@westonkiwanis.org.

Proceeds of the event will directly support the "Dylan's Wings of Change" organization (dylanswingsofchange.org) by funding their "Wingman" program for Weston Middle School and will also support other local charities through the Weston Kiwanis Foundation. 

WESTON YOUTH SERVICES:

Don’t miss the last session of our Sitter Safety program where students will learn about infant and toddler care, child development, and how to handle emergency situations to help them become responsible babysitters.

Participants will also gain American Heart Association First Aid Certification with Hands only CPR.

The five-week program will be held on Wednesdays beginning April 24th and run through May 22nd. Classes are held in Room F-5 (Health Room) from 2:30-3:45 p.m. Register today at www.westonyouthservices.org.


WESTON PARKS & REC:

Spring/Summer Program Registration.   Click HERE for flyer