Wayland All Schools News 5-20-15
From our Schools & Affiliates
WHS Dance Troupe 
May 20 - 22, 7:00 PM
For All Ages
WHS Auditorium
The WHS Window Dance Troupe performs ?Throwback?, a marvelous hour of dance featuring original pieces written and performed by this extremely talented student dance troupe, and includes tap, ballet, jazz and hip-hop. The cost is $7 for students and $10 for adults. You won?t want to miss this incredible show! All proceeds from Wednesday night?s performance will go to the ALS Therapy Alliance in honor of Dana Miller who lost her battle with ALS.  
Wayland Boosters Fundraiser
Tuesday, May 26
For All Ages
The Local, Wayland
On Tuesday, May 26, please join your friends at The Local in Wayland and they will donate 10% of your check (minus tax and gratuity) to the Wayland Boosters. Whether you dine in or take out, come for lunch or dinner; please come celebrate an incredible year of athletic achievement at Wayland High School and Middle School. You will be supporting all of these student-athletes. Wayland Boosters is a non-profit organization supporting athletics at WHS and WMS.
Dex Chadsey Retirement
June 15, 6:00 to 8:30 PM
The Local, Wayland

Join us as we celebrate and say thank you to Dex Chadsey for his 40 years of dedication, enthusiasm and hard work as one of Wayland?s finest elementary school Wellness teachers. Swing by to wish Mr. Chadsey a fond farewell as he begins his well-deserved retirement! Complimentary appetizers sponsored by The Local.

After School Chinese Classes 
Fall 2015
Grades K-5
This fall will mark the tenth year that Chinese Language and Culture classes have been offered after-school to Wayland students. Led by Coco Min Zhou of Wayland, the curriculum includes multi-level programs for K-5 students, whose primary language is English. The teachers keep learning fun through games, songs, poems, crafts, cooking, calligraphy lessons, and Chinese holiday celebrations. Questions? Email mzhou728@gmail.com (508-650-4884) or lingzheng2000us@yahoo.com (617-620-2241).
From the Community
Open Meeting Law Training
May 21, 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Large Meeting Room, Town Bldg.
All Residents Welcome

The Town of Wayland is sponsoring an Open Meeting Law training on Thursday May 21, 2015.  It will be held at the large meeting room at the Town Building from 7:00-9pm.  All committee and board members and department heads are strongly encouraged to attend. Residents and other town employees are also welcome. The speaker will be Atty. Lauren F. Goldberg. She is the managing partner of the law firm Kopelman and Paige. This will be a nuts and bolts class on the OML, to assist Town volunteers and staff to better understand and comply with the law. Lauren will talk about best practices and will be happy to answer all your questions. You can also send her questions in advance by emailing them to the Town Clerk at bklein@wayland.ma.us. If you have any other questions, please contact the Town Clerk?s office at 508-358-3631. If you plan to attend please contact Beth Klein at the Town Clerk?s Office.

Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 25
All Ages

The annual Wayland Memorial Day Parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 25, at Wayland Middle School, and will proceed along Route 27 to Route 30 to the Lakeview Cemetery in Cochituate. For the full schedule, go to the Public Ceremonies Committee website online here

Can We Prevent Lyme Disease?
May 27, 7:30PM
Wayland High School

Join the Walden Forum for a discussion with Sam Telford, Professor of Infectious Disease and Global Health at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Telford has been studying tick-borne illnesses since 1984 and is a world-renowned authority on the subject. Telford advises local, state and national organizations on public health interventions against tick and mosquito-borne infections. 

Girls Basketball & Lacrosse Clinics
July 20 - July 24, at WHS
Entering Grades 3 - 8

Elevate your game through skills-focused drills, small-sided games, and age-appropriate activities, athletes will learn both individual and team skills while gaining confidence and having fun! As both teachers and WHS varsity coaches, basketball coach Amanda Cosenza and lacrosse coach EJ Kluge have many years of camp coaching experience and understand the development of the young female athlete. Register through Wayland Recreation online or at 508-358-3660.

Wayland Youth Soccer
Fall Registration Now Open
Early Bird Deadline May 31
Grades K - 8

Registration for the fall 2015 season is now available on-line. Don?t delay! Avoid late fee (grade 4 and up only). The fall program includes intramural soccer for children entering K, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades and travel soccer for grades 4-8. Our emphasis at all levels is for kids to have fun learning to play soccer and to making new friends. And it is never too late to begin!

Reminders (from previous newsletters, in date order)
WCPA Roller Skating Party
May 30, 5:45 - 7:45 PM
All Ages Welcome
We are taking over Roller Kingdom in Hudson so grab your friends, grab your skates (or rent them there) and join the WCPA for a great evening of fun with friends and family. All ages are welcome. Sponsored by the WCPA Big Kids. Cost is only $5 per person or $20 maximum.  
Celebrate Cheryl Fertig's Retirement
Monday, June 1, 4:00 to 5:30PM
The Children's Way
All current and past TCW families are invited to celebrate Director Cheryl Fertig?s retirement, and her 18 years as director, with an ice cream social on the lawn at the rear of the Wayland Town Building. RSVPs aren't necessary. Questions, contact Kathleen_Defina@wayland.k12.ma.us.
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!
2015-2016 Bus Registration
June 22 Deadline
Questions? Contact Dianne Potter at diane_potter@wayland.k12.ma.us.
WSCP Summer Programs
Please visit our website for information about week-long summer offerings in Math, Drama, and Music. 
Making Plans for Next School Year?
2015-2016 School Calendar

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

Wayland Community Art Fair
Saturday, September 19, 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.
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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