Wayland All Schools News 9-23-15
From our Schools & Affiliates
Community Survey
Wayland Athletics
Ends September 25

Please participate in a community survey regarding Wayland's athletic program, which is being administered online by the Northeastern Center for the Study of Sport in Society.  The link is here. All community members, including past and current parents of athletes and non-athletes, are encouraged to participate.  The survey will close at 5pm on September 25.

CAPA Bottle & Can Drive
October 24, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wayland High School

Time to donate your refundable bottles and cans… Please start saving them if you haven’t already! The CAPA Bottle and Can Drive is coming! The Bottle and Can Drive is a significant fund-raiser for the Wayland High School visual and performing arts programs and CAPA needs your refundable cans and bottles more than ever! Please help us to support the Arts in our schools!

Wayland School Committee Meetings
Public Welcome
7:00 to 11:00 PM
Town Building, School Committee Room

Monday, October 5
Monday, October 19
Monday, November 16
Monday, November 30
Monday, December 14
From the Community
Touch a Truck
Fun for All Ages
September 26, 10:00AM to 1:00PM
Wayland Middle School

Touch a Truck returns! Little kids and big kids enjoy a morning of fun behind the steering wheel of a big rig, front end loader, pick up truck, ambulance, fire engine, police cruiser, backhoe & more. There will also be a roaming railroad, dunk tank, moon bounce, and other inflatables, entertainment, face painter, balloons, local business tables and food.
Pajama Story Times
Guest Reader - Superintendent Paul Stein
Families with children Ages 3 - 7
September 29, 6:30 - 7:15 PM

Encourage Brain Building in Progress!
A night for children and their parents to hear stories in the comfort of their pajamas!  Come listen to our guests read some special stories!
At the Loker Kindergarten room.

For more informaiton call Beverly at 508-655-3102 or email Beverly_Mobilia@wayland.k12.ma.us . Sponsored by Wayland Community Partnerships for Children & Families
TEDx Wayland
October 1, 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Wayland Public Library
Ratheon Room

Ever wanted to participate in a TEDx event or been curious what is involved to create one? TEDxYouth@Wayland organizers and presenters will share their experience creating the 2015 Wayland TEDx event in which Wayland Middle and High School students participated last spring. On the 1st, students will summarize their talks, share video clips as well as field questions from the audience. Organizers will provide additional insight into bringing TEDx to Wayland. Topics range from animal rights advocacy to microaggression to beat boxing and we may see a performance or two. TEDxYouth@Wayland 2016 will take place April 2, 2016 at the High School - save the date!
Open House! Wayland Fire Station #2
145 Main Street
October 3, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
All Ages

The Wayland Fire Department will open its doors to our Wayland & neighboring residents on Saturday October 3rd for our annual open house, sponsored by the Wayland Firefighter Association and Papa Gino’s. As always, all children and their families are welcome. This event is free, and all children will receive free fire helmets, stickers and fire safety materials. Stay for a free pizza lunch donated by Papa Gino’s pizza. Hope to see you there (rain or shine).
  • Visit with Sparky the fire dog
  • Talk with firefighters
  • Explore the fire trucks & ambulance
  • Operate a real fire hose
  • Try on fire gear
  • Explore informative displays
  • Learn about CPR
  • See how a firefighter’s air tank works
  • Take home fire safety materials
  • Free helmets & stickers
  • FREE Papa Gino’s Pizza for lunch
  • Fire Prevention Week: October 5-11
Archaeology Event!
Wayland's First Burial Ground
October 4, 2:00 PM
North Cemetery
Route 27 & Old Sudbury Road

The Wayland Historical Commission and the Wayland Historical Society will co-sponsor this year’s annual archaeology event “Wayland’s First Burial Ground-Your CPA Money at Work." Barbara Donohue, a Historical Archaeologist and specialist in preservation of Old Burial Ground, will explain how the Old Burial Ground changed and expanded from its original configuration in the 17th century to its current size and configuration following trends and attitudes towards death and cemeteries, what her research uncovered about the possible location of the 1643 Meeting House, and whether or not the traditional location of the Indian Graves was authenticated during this study. Ms. Donohue will also explain how Wayland citizens can help to preserve this valuable historical resource.

Please join us at the North Cemetery on October 4th. If you need seating for the program, please bring a folding chair. The program will be held rain or shine. If you have any questions, please contact Tonya Largy at 508-358-4646 or tonya.largy@verizon.net. For more information re: Massachusetts Archaeology Month events, go to www.sec.state.ma.us/mhc and click on Massachusetts Archaeology Month.

John Tanner Memorial 5K Run & Walk
All Ages
October 4 at 11 AM
Wayland Town Building

The Our Promise to Nicholas Foundation (OPTN) will host its third annual John Tanner Memorial 5K Run and Walk. The race will start and finish behind The Wayland Town Building @ 41 Cochituate Road Wayland, MA. All proceeds will go to support Batten Disease Research.  For more information please go to http://ourpromisetonicholas.com
Book & Bake Sale
Wayland Public Library
November 7 & 8
Wayland Town Building Hearing Room

The Friends of the Wayland Public Library will sponsor their Fall Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 7, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 8, from 12:00-4:00 p.m.  Sale items include delicious baked goods and thousands of quality books in good condition for children and adults.  All proceeds go to support Library programs and services. The sale will be held in the Large Hearing Room in the Wayland Town Building, 41 Cochituate Road. 

Donations of books will be accepted during set-up in the Large Hearing Room on Wednesday, November 4, and Thursday, November 5.  Donations of baked goods will be accepted from Friday until the end of the sale on Sunday.

For more information, contact Anne Heller at (508) 358-4515 

Reminders (in date order)
Wayland Youth Basketball
Grades K - 8
Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the Wayland Youth Basketball's winter leagues. Note that registration for both the boys' and the girls' Metrowest leagues closes on Sept. 26th and tryouts begin on Sept. 27th.  


Dr. Judith Owen, M.D.
September 25, 7:30PM
WHS Auditorium

“The ABCs of ZZZs: What Every Parent Needs to Know About the Importance of Sleep in Kids and Teens”

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Internet Safety Expert
Adults Only
September 29, 7:00 to 8:30 PM
WHS Auditorium

Come listen to National Internet safety expert Katie Greer, Sept. 29th,7-8:30PM at the Wayland High School Auditorium. 

New Programs Added to WSCP Fall Offerings

Information/registration about Codecampkidz, STEM for Kids, and all of our other fall programs is online at:  


WSCP Info #: 508-655-6403

October 4, 5:00 to 7:30 PM
Sandy Burr Country Club

Lobsterfest is coming back to Wayland, Sunday, October 4th.  Extend your summer and join us for a dinner buffet featuring lobster, steak tips and chicken at Sandy Burr from 5-7:30 pm. For tickets, call 508-358-2990. Tickets are $60. Invite your family, friends and neighbors!  Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Wayland Council on Aging.

Big Kids Book Buddies (k-3)
October 5, 4:00 to 5:00 PM
Wayland Library, Raytheon Room

This hands on event is open to all WCPA members and non-members in elementary school.  We will be discussing The Popcorn Book by Tomi De Paola.  As a group we will discuss the book, make a craft in the theme of the book and have a light snack.  If you are interested in joining please email bigkids@waylandwcpa.org

Wayland XC Festival
October 11 at WHS
Fun for the Entire Family

The tenth-annual Wayland XC Festival will be held on Sunday, October 11 at the Wayland High School. It’s a cross-country running festival with races for all ages. A website at www.WaylandXC.com provides an entry form and information about the event.

Pam's Run
October 18, 10 AM
All Ages

Join your neighbors at Pam's Run 5K/10K to benefit Neighbor Brigade! The 3rd Annual Pam’s Run will take place on Sunday, October 18, 10:00 am at the Claypit Hill School in Wayland. To register for Pam's Run or to join a team visit www.pamsrun.com or email info@pamsrun.com with questions.

Please note, not all announcements included in the Wayland All Schools News are school sponsored, but are community based, non-sectarian activities, and are included here as a service to the Wayland school community. News items for consideration should be submitted to ramah_hawley@wayland.k12.ma.us.
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