Wayland All Schools News
May 6, 2015
This revised newsletter format is a result of our recent parent survey. We received hundreds of comments, many asking for improved cell phone readability, and very brief articles with links for additional information. We are also currently exploring many other parent suggestions including a downloadable calendar, and touch/add date to calendar functionality. Thank you for your great suggestions--your feedback is always welcome (email ramah_hawley@wayland.k12.ma.us)!
From the Community
Historical Commission Needs Volunteers
Saturday, May 9, 9 AM - 4 PM
Wayland Depot, 1 Cochituate Road
Volunteers are needed to help remove brush, vines and undergrowth along the inactive railroad tracks near Wayland Depot. Bring work gloves, pruning tools, shovels and wear work clothes and boots. For more information call Rick Conard at 508-358-4597 after 7 pm or by email at rrconard@earthlink.net.
Assault on College Campuses: Challenges & New Responses
Tuesday, May 12, 3:30 PM
Wayland Public Safety Building
The Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable invites you to join us for a panel discussion. Parents want to know if this is a real problem. Teens want to learn what they should do if this happens to them or to a friend.
WaylandOneMile Swim
Sunday, June 21
Wayland Town Beach
Please join us for the 6th annual WaylandOneMile swim and the third swimming of the 3Mile Challenge. Thanks for helping us keep our community swimming all year at the Wayland Community Pool!
Champion Soccer School - Wayland
Grades K - 12
August 2015
Wayland alum and current WHS assistant boys varsity soccer coach, Charles Goodhue, co-founded this home-grown camp back in 2003. Co-directed by Brian Bisceglia-Kane, Belmont High School soccer coach, and featuring former all-stars, captains, and 2014 state champs from WHS soccer as camp coaches, Champion brings quality camps for boys and girls entering grades K-12 to your own backyard. 
Message from the Wayland
Director of Public Health
Important Tick Prevention
While it is a good idea to take preventive measure against ticks year-round, be extra vigilant in the warmer months of April through September when ticks are most active. Be sure to call your doctor if you get a rash, fever, or flu symptoms after a tick bite, or during the summer after spending time in a tick habitat. Please see below for specific advice from the Centers for Disease Control. Wayland Public Health 508-358-3617.
Wayland Team Scores at
FIRST Robotics World Championships
With generous support from the community, the Wayland FRC 5735 (aka. Control Freaks) competed at the FIRST Robotics World Championship in April. Of more than 2900 teams, 608 advanced to the world championship. The Control Freaks ran through 10 matches and scored an average of 116.20. The team is so grateful for this wonderful opportunity and cannot thank you enough for your support! Next, the Control Freaks will bring their robot building experience to you by hosting demos and fun drive sessions for kids and adults. More details will be shared soon. For more information visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/FRC5735/ or contact Christine Chiang at 508-276-1999.
Wayland Community Art Fair
Saturday, September 21, 11AM to 5PM
Wayland Town Building Field
Live performances, musicians, dancers, performing artists, local artists, gourmet food, children's activities, and MUCH more. Visit the artists, see their work, and learn about their creative process.
Reminders (from previous newsletters)
Reclaim Your Family Life
Thursday, May 7, 7 PM
Sandy Burr Country Club

"The Art of Paying Attention: Being Fully Present in an Age of Distraction" Do you long to restore connection, quiet, and joy to your family life? WCPA is pleased to host author Katrina Kennison who will lead us in a discussion to discover ways to de-stress, unplug, re-balance, and reclaim your family life. Free for WCPA members and $5 for non-members. RSVPs to enrichment@waylandwcpa.org are encouraged, but not required. Read Katrina’s blog at http://www.katrinakenison.com/my-parenting-journey/.

Coffee with Cops
Friday, May 8, 9:00 AM
Beyond Beans, Wayland
Please join members of the Wayland Police Department for conversation and coffee. Ask any questions you may have about your community, and share concerns you feel we should know about. And have a coffee! Beyond Beans, 171 Commonwealth Rd.  
5K Florence Adler Road Roace
Saturday, May 9, 11 AM
Wayland Middle School
Don't miss the fun!  Invite your running club or running friends! There will be a measured 5K course, youth run, lunch, gift items for sale, activities for family members, Mother's Day craft activities, and sport clinics.  
Wayland Youth Lacrosse
W Day Laxapalooza
Saturday, May 9, 12:30 - 7PM
Wayland High School

W Day Laxapalooza!  Entertainment for all ages, plus food, apparel and equipment sales, raffles and an auction.  There will be lacrosse games for both girls and boys. The entertainment includes a DJ, bouncy house, members of the Boston Cannons running fastest throw and trick shots, girls’ clinics run by Mass Mavericks in addition to face-painting by WHS Girls’ lacrosse players.  Please join us for a fun-filled day--you don't need to be a lacrosse player to join in the fun!

CAPA Bottle & Can Drive
Saturday, May 9, 10 AM - 2 PM
WHS Parking Lot
The Wayland High School visual and performing arts programs need your refundable cans and bottles more than ever! Please help us to support the Arts in our schools!    
Saturday, May 9, 2-6 PM
WHS Auditorium
Wayland has the great privilege of hosting a TEDx event, featuring 13 high school and middle school speakers and three musical performances. Topics range from extraterrestrial life to micro-aggression, from beat boxing to transgender identity in our culture, from introverts in an extrovert's world to the power of volunteerism. If you have questions, please contact Ashley Welch at awelch743@gmail.com or 508-740-3506.  
PTO Disco Night
Saturday, May 9, 7:30PM - Midnight
Sandy Burr Country Club
Elementary  School Parents - Get Your Tickets Now!  Great DJ playing all your favorite blasts from the past.  See your friends from all three elementary schools!  Do something different and fun on a Saturday night.  You don’t have to dress up—but you can. C’mon--you know you want to feather your hair! 
WPSF Fundraiser
Perfect Gift for Mother's Day
Salon Arte, 16 Boston Post Road
Treat Mom to Spa Services at Salon Arte and 20% will be donated to WPSF! Salon Arte is celebrating all Moms this Mother's Day and raising money for the Wayland Public Schools.  In addition to donating 20% of sales to WPSF, Salon Arte will give you 10% off the following spa services or 20% off when you buy all three: Arté Signature Facial, Arté Signature Massage, Spa Deluxe Pedicure. Call Salon Arté to purchase your gift and mention WPSF to get your discount and give back to our schools! Salon Arté,16 Boston Post Road, (508)358-7282, www.salonarteboston.com.    
Wayland-Weston Pooch Parade
Saturday, May 16, 12 - 4 PM
Weston Town Green
Participate in the Wayland-Weston Rotary Club Inaugural Pooch Parade & Festival, with pooch demonstrations and contests, and much more. Festival ticket sales benefit Buddy Dog, Operation Delta Dog, and Animal Rescue League of Boston.  
2015-2016 Bus Registration
June 1 Deadline
Questions? Contact Dianne Potter at diane_potter@wayland.k12.ma.us.
Recycle Textiles & Support the PTO
At Every School & the Transfer Station
The Wayland PTO Green Team has partnered with Bay State Textiles to promote textile recycling and generate rebates for the PTO by hosting donation boxes at every school and at the Wayland Transfer Station. Turn your unwanted clothing, backpacks, shoes and linens into revenue for the Wayland PTO. Donated items are accepted in any condition as long as they are clean and dry. Visit www.baystatetextiles.com for a list of acceptable items. A good rule of thumb:  if you can wear it, it's an acceptable item. Thank you.    
Making Plans for Next School Year?
2015-2016 School Calendar

School starts on Wednesday, September 2 this fall, BEFORE Labor Day.  

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