Wayland All Schools News 10-22-15
From our Schools & Affiliates
School Committee Meeting
Today, October 22
10:00 AM
Town Building

Special Meeting Agenda
From the Community
New Members Needed
Friends of WYFS

Friends of the Wayland Youth and Family Services is looking for new members for our parent education committee. Friends is a parent-led group that has been active in Wayland for many years. We collaborate with the staff of Wayland Youth and Family Services to provide educational programs for parents of Wayland and surrounding towns. Some of our past programs include presentations from experts on the following topics:

  • Wellness practices for children
  • Stress reduction for children and Families
  • Resilience in our children
  • Depression and mental health needs of our children
  • Sexuality development in children
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • Bullying  
New ideas are always welcome – Please bring them along with your energy for this great parent group! Please contact Debra LaPierre – lappy5@comcast.net   
WCPA Big Kids Monster Mash
Saturday, October 24
5 to 7 PM
Claypit Hill

Ghouls & Goblins, Witches on brooms, You are invited a party under the moon! Join us for a Halloween Monster Mash! Activities to include Halloween games,costume contests, dinner and dancing. Pizza, snacks and water will be served. This is a Big Kids event but all ages are welcome! Price is two dollars per person, with a $10 family limit. And don’t forget, fright costumes are a must on this night!

WPL Open Houses & Tours
October 24, 1 to 3 PM
November 5, 7 to 9 PM

Are you curious about the Wayland Library’s warrant Article 6 at Fall Special Town Meeting? The Trustees are exploring ways to expand and renovate our building or build a new library at a different site. A focus of such an expansion would be on services to youth. Come take a behind-the-scenes tour of the library on the dates above and see some of the challenges for yourself. Go to waylandlibrary.org/about-us/warrant-article/ to learn more about the upcoming state grant opportunity and read our FAQ.

Upper Mill Brook Walk
Wednesday, October 28
3:30 PM
All Ages
Upper Mill Brook Conservation Area
107 Concord Road, Wayland

Bring a reading about autumn and come for a late afternoon amble along Upper Mill Brook and through the woods. All ages are welcome. Sponsored by the One Earth Collaborative and Wayland Walks. RSVP to info@oneearth.today. 

3D Design with Tinkercad
Thursday, October 29
7:30 - 8:30 PM
Wayland Public Library

Artist Eric Carlsen will guide teens and adults through the process of creating their own 3D model using Tinkercad, an easy and fun 3D design tool. We will be printing out the creations on our 3D printer! Workshop attendance needs to be limited, so registration is required. Please register through the library’s online calendar at waylandlibrary.org. You MUST be 12 or older to register on your own, but we encourage parents of younger kids to register and design with their children.

Reminders (in date order)
Walden Forum
Friday, October 23
WHS Auditorium

What We're Fighting for Now is Each Other--
Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Change
By Wen Stephenson, Climate Activist and Independent Journalist
Learn more HERE.
CAPA Bottle & Can Drive
Saturday, October 24
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wayland High School

Learn more HERE.

See a WHS Robot Demo!
Saturday, October 24
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wayland Public Library

The Wayland High School FIRST Robotics Club 5735, aka “the Control Freaks”, will show off their prize-winning robot at the Wayland Public Library parking lot from 10:30 to 12:30 on Saturday. Come and join us to see how a robot can lift and stack recycle bins and totes. Find out how they used 3D printing technology provided by the library to fabricate some robot components.

Hazardous Waste Day
Saturday, October 24
9:00 to 11:00 AM
DPW, 66 River Road

Pre-registration is required. Residents can register online at: 

Full Moon Walk
Saturday, October 24
Greenways Conservation Area

Learn more HERE. Limited to 15 people.
Please Support WPSF
Final Tuesday - October 27
Free Flu Vaccine Clinic
Wednesday, October 28
2 - 7 PM
All Ages
Wayland Town Building

Learn more HERE.

Hoops for Hope
3 V 3 Basketball Tournament
Sunday, November 1
12:30 to 5:00 PM
Grades 1 - 12
Wayland High School

Learn more HERE.

Father/Child Breakfasts
Grades K - 5
Mel's Commonwealth Cafe

Calling all dads with daughters and/or sons in grades K-5! Come be a part of a long-standing Wayland tradition with the Father and Daughter/Son breakfasts. Father/Son breakfasts are held on the first Wednesday of the month while the Father/Daughter breakfasts are on the third Wednesday of the month - all at Mel's Commonwealth Cafe from 7:15 - 8:15. Each month features a great buffet breakfast, great fun and laughs with the kids, great conversation, and great raffle prizes.  Please email questions to wwrussell11@yahoo.com.

Book & Bake Sale
Wayland Public Library
November 7 & 8
Wayland Town Building Hearing Room

Learn more HERE.

WHSTE Presents "Just So"
November 12 - 14
WHS Auditorium

11/12, 11/13, & 11/14 at 7:00 PM, and a matinee performance on 11/14 at 2:00 PM.To learn more about this upcoming WHS musical, visit our award-winning Wayland Student Press Network HERE.

Changing Landscapes
From Thoreau's Time to Today
Sunday, November 15
2:30 PM
Wayland Public Library
Raytheon Room

Learn more HERE.
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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