Wayland Schools eNews 
April 8, 2015
From our Schools and Affiliates 

WPSF Fundraiser

The Perfect Mother's Day Gift  

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!


Art? Signature Facial*

Art? Signature Massage

Spa Deluxe Pedicure


Call Salon Art? today to purchase your Mother's Day gift.  Do not forget to mention WPSF to get your discount and give back to our schools! Salon Art?, 16 Boston Post Road, (508)358-7282,  www.salonarteboston.com*The Art? Signature Facial and Signature Massage are regularly priced at $85 and the Spa Deluxe Pedicure is regularly $60.


2015-2016 School Bus Registration Open 

June 1 Deadline 


Registration for the 2015-2016 school bus is now open HERE.  Questions?  Please contact Dianne Potter at dianne_potter@wayland.k12.ma.us.

Making Plans for Next School Year?  

2015-2016 School Calendar 

School starts on Wednesday, September 2 this fall, BEFORE Labor Day. Click HERE for the complete 2015-2016 school calendar. 

School-to-Home Communications Survey 

Please take our Survey! 


A HUGE thank you to the 244 parents who have taken our survey to date! We've received valuable comments with great suggestions for improvement. If you haven't yet, please click HERE to take this very brief survey, with our sincere thanks! Your response is completely anonymous. 

From the Community 

Youth Fishing Derby 

April 25, 8 to 10 a.m. (Rain or Shine) 

Mill Pond, Wayland                        

Organized & sponsored by Tom Antonellis and Wayland Recreation (with support from many local businesses).

  • Open to all Wayland children up to Grade 8
  • No entry fee and no registration required
  • Bring your own gear and bait
  • Pond stocked with many trout and two "special fish"
  • Coffee, donuts, hot cocoa and more
  • Raffle for adults and children
  • Ribbons for all children

WBSA 2015 Spring Fundraiser  

ScrubaDub Car Washes 


WBSA is pleased to announce its latest fundraiser in conjunction with ScrubaDub Auto Wash Centers. You can now clean your car AND raise money for Wayland Baseball and Softball Association at the same time. For every $10 you donate to WBSA, you will receive one ScrubaDub Express car wash via email and WBSA will receive $5 towards our baseball and softball programs. There is no limit to the amount you donate  $10 = 1 Car Wash, $20 = 2 Car Washes, $100 = 10 Car Washes, and there is NO expiration date to the car washes! You can use your car wash at any one of the 12 + ScrubaDub Massachusetts locations. To donate Click here or go to http://www.scrubadub.com/fr/campaign/wbsa2015

WBSA Softball

Girls in Grades K through 5


Free open house Rookie Softball clinics for girls in grades K and 1 are back by popular demand! Join us Tue 4/28 and Thu 4/30 at 5:30 p.m. at the WMS softball field for an evening of fun and exercise, to learn a new sport, and perhaps to discover the love of the game! No registration necessary. Please bring a glove if you have one. Rookie Softball will be played on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. beginning after April break. Click HERE for more information. To register please visit WaylandBSA.orgIf you have any questions contact Ben Clifford [ben@thecliffordfamily.net, 358-8123.


Limited openings remain for our Grapefruit (Grade 2-3) and Junior (Grade 4-5) programs as well, these programs are filling up fast so please register today if your daughter wishes to participate!

Wayland Robotics Team 

NE District Regional Championship 4/9 - 4/11


Wayland's FRC (First Robotics Competition) team, the "Control Freaks" has qualified for the NE District Regional Championships that will be held at WPI from April 9th - 11th. This is a remarkable feat for a brand new team! They received the "Rookie All-Star Award" at their first qualifying match at UMass Dartmouth in March. The team includes: Geoffrey Wang, Alex Zhu, Hunter Leonard, Marissa Liu, Nolan Keegan, Travis Burke and Alex Zhong. The team managed to raise money to get to the qualifying matches by selling donuts, putting on a concert, and reaching out for sponsorship. The registration fee for the championships is $4,000. The team has started a Crowd Rise Campaign in the hopes that they can raise the necessary funds to attend. Any amount you can donate would be greatly appreciated. You can find out more about our campaign at https://www.crowdrise.com/controlfreaks/fundraiser/rebeccaleonard1.

Summer Film School

July 13 to 24, Ages 11 - 14

Wayland High School


This summer, the Pelham Island Pictures Film School will bring the joys and excitement of professional film-making to children ages 11 - 14 in the Wayland community and other surrounding towns. Students in our program will write, direct and act in their own short films, equipped with professional quality gear and led by the filmmakers behind Pelham Island Pictures.To learn more about the Pelham Island Pictures Film School, please visit our website at www.pelhamislandpictures.com/summerfilmschool, call us at 508-314-8934, or email us at pelhamislandpictures@gmail.com.

News items from previous email

A Farewell to Debbie Bearse

April 10, 7:00 p.m.

Wayland High School 


Debbie Bearse has always enjoyed the fine arts, and she is looking forward to this fun night filled with song and dance! 7:00-8:00pm: Light hors d'oeuvres, desserts and refreshments will be served in HS Commons. 8:00pm: Lively Performances on the Main Stage by current students, alumni, teachers and staff. A cabaret-style program that is sure to entertain all! No ticket is needed for this event. 

Mass. Memories Road Show Revisited 

April 12, 2:00 to 4:30 pm   

Grout Heard House Museum

Stop by and celebrate Mass. Memories Road Show Revisited and learn about Wayland's huge town-wide digital photo album and scrapbook Sunday April 12, 2-4:30 pm at the Grout Heard House Museum. For more more information about this program go to www.waylandhistoricalsociety.org / 508-358-7959 or pambonaguide@comcast.net / 508-308-3741 

Civil War Boston Discussion 

April 14, 7:00 pm 

Wayland Public Library                        

Author and historian Barbara F. Berenson will discuss her new book about Civil War Boston at the Wayland Public Library, Tuesday, April 14th at 7:00 pm. Come learn how Boston's abolitionists forged a second American revolution dedicated to ending slavery. Refreshments will be served after the talk. All are welcome! Presented by the Harvard Club in Concord 

Aidan McCann, A Math Discussion 

Wednesday, April 15, 7:30PM  

Raytheon Room, Wayland Public Library

The Wayland Free Public Library presents: Aidan McCann, Developing an Understanding and a Love of Math With Your Child. Come and be a part of a lively discussion highlighting some of the routines that can develop an understanding of and an excitement for math from an early age up through middle school. Aidan McCann is an Elementary Math Coach for the Wayland Schools.  

Wayland Walks

April 15, May 6, May 20

7:00 to 8:00 p.m.


Join Wayland Walks for regular evening walks at Upper Mill Brook Conservation Area, 107 Concord Rd., Wayland, to enjoy the changing seasons. Walks will be held on Wednesday evenings, April 15, May 6 and 20, 7-8 PM. All ages are welcome. RSVP to Katy Allen at rabbikza@verizon.net.   Park behind Peace Lutheran Church.

WHSTE Presents Footloose the Musical 

April 29 & 30, May 1 & 2

WHS Auditorium


Footloose will have you dancing in your seats at the Wayland High School Main Stage on April 29 and 30, and May 1 and 2.  Tickets may be purchased online at:  WHSTE.com.

wayland  cares

April is Alcohol Awareness Month   

What is alcohol awareness? It is knowing the effect of alcohol on the developing adolescent brain, what one serving of alcohol is and what constitutes binge drinking. It is talking with our children and having family rules about underage drinking. Alcohol awareness is also about what we as parents and a community can do to help our children develop stronger social and emotional skills -- what we teach our children about peer pressure, self-awareness, confidence, health and well-being. These skills support alcohol awareness and support an environment in which adolescents make healthier decisions about alcohol and other risky behaviors.


WaylandCares, Wayland Youth and Family Services, and the Wayland Public Library are pleased to provide a selection of books and other materials about alcohol, addiction, and parenting topics. Please visit the display on the main floor of the public library throughout the month.


Can't make it to the library? You can view programs on WayCam's website. Look for the WaylandCares folder under on-demand programs.  

Spring Book & Bake Sale

May 2 & 3

Wayland Public Library


The Friends of the Wayland Public Library will sponsor their Spring Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 2, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 3, from 12:00-4:00 p.m. All proceeds go to support Library programs and services. For more information, contact Anne Heller at (508) 358-4515 or Pam Mauer at (508) 358-5432.

WHS Community Service 

Do you know someone who needs yard work help? 

NEW DATE ~ May 20 


This year's Advisory Service Day at Wayland High School takes place on May 20 .  We are currently lining up service projects around town.  If you know a neighbor, friend or relative in Wayland who might need help with yard work or a spring yard cleanup, please let us know!   We are looking for ways to help the community, and in particular, opportunities to help individual citizens with their yard projects.  Please email Allyson Mizoguchi at WHS at  allyson_mizoguchi@wayland.k12.ma.us  if you have someone in mind who might benefit from our community service day!

Pegasus Summer Program  

Preschool to Entering Grade 6 

Location: Claypit Hill School  

Dates:  June 25 to July 31  

Enrollment in the Pegasus program is still open, and the calendar is filled with special events, field trips, and fun themes.  


Pegasus on the Web:  www.PegasusSummerExperience.com

Pegasus on Facebook:  Pegasus Summer Program

Info #:  508-655-8146

Summer Musical Theater Workshops 

Performing Arts Center of MetroWest (PAC)  

Pre-registration for auditions strongly encouraged.
For more information or to register, call PAC at (508) 875-5554 or visit www.pacmetrowest.org

"Piccadilly Players" Theater Program 

For Kids Grades K - 8   

Aladdin: July 6-17
The Little Mermaid: July 20-31                           

Piccadilly Players runs two-week long sessions, Monday-Friday, 1-4 PM. During each session, children rehearse and perform a complete musical production. Regular activities include theater games, costume and set construction, singing, dancing, and of course, acting. All sessions are held in the parish center of St. Zepherin Church in Wayland. For more information or to register, visit www.piccadillyplayers.weebly.com. 

Wayland Weston American Youth Football & Cheer

2015 Fall Season, Registration March 31 to May 31


  • Boys and Girls, Grades 2 through 8 for football or cheer
  • Preseason Practice: Mon - Thurs 8/10 - 8/27
  • 2015 Season Practice: Tuesdays & Thursdays

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