MESSAGE FROM THE PTSO PRESIDENTS

This Thursday - PTSO Meeting

Raising Resilient Teens
Thursday, 10/11 7pm at WHS Library

We will also vote in our budget for this year and approve minutes from our last meeting.  

THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEERS!

Thank you to Lisa Collins & Key Club for all the food at Back to School Night!

Thank you to Colleen Conroy and our landscaping volunteers for the great work around the high school last weekend.

Please contact us with any questions or suggestions. whsptsopres@gmail.com

Colette Aufranc & Catherine Mirick
WHS PTSO Presidents 2018-2019

UPCOMING EVENTS

October:
  • 10th - 6:45pm - Guidance Dept: Navigating college process for students with learning difficulties, WHS Auditorium
  • 11th - 7:00pm PTSO Meeting - Raising Resilient Teens, WHS Library
  • 17th - 6:45pm - Guidance Dept: Jr/Sr College Financial Aid, WHS Auditorium
  • 25th - 7:00pm WEF Stem College / Career Discussion, WHS Library - see below for more info
  • 26th - 9:00am - Parent coffee with Director of Guidance, WHS Faculty Dining Room 
November:
  • 14th - 6:45pm - Guidance Dept: College Planning Night for Junior Parents, WHS Auditorium
  • 14th - 7:00pm - WEF Spelling Bee, Sprague Gym
  • 15th - PTSO Meeting in Boston
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OCTOBER PTSO MEETING -- REGISTER TODAY!

Calling all parents of teens:  
Learn about "Raising Resilient Teens" on October 11th

WEF and the WHS PTSO are pleased to be partnering to present an evening on
"Raising Resilient Teens" on  Thursday, October 11 th  at 7:00 p.m. in the WHS Library .

Dr. Elizabeth Booma, MD, is the Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consult Liaison Service at Newton Wellesley Hospital and brings a wealth of knowledge on this subject.  Joining Dr. Booma will be her colleagues from
Newton Wellesley Hospital's  Resilience Project.   The primary aim of
The Resilience Project is to support the development of good mental health in children and adolescents through close collaboration with parents and schools.  

If you are the parent of high school or middle school student, this evening will be sure to engage and inform you.   Click here  to register and for more information. We look forward to you joining us! 

FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE:

If you have a freshman or new student at WHS an updated physical is  required.
If you have not already done so, please submit a copy of a physical exam dated 8/1/2017 or later to our office. 

The physicals can be emailed, faxed, dropped off or mailed to us.  
 
Thanks,  WHS Nursing Staff 

COMMUNITY INFORMATION

Wellesley Parents Supporting Art Students
(WPSAS)  Fall Social - Tuesday, October 9th
  
Time:  6:00-8:00 PM.  Location:  Page/Waterman new gallery, 592A Washington St., Wellesley 02482.  
Sponsored by Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation.  This event is for adults only.  
For more info:   www.wellesleypsas.org   or email:   wellesleypsasorg@gmail.com


Community Conversation on Transgender Equalit y

Sunday, October 14th at 7:00pm, Temple Beth Elohim
All are welcome  Click here  for more information.



Hunnewell School Feasibility Study
 
ECO-CHARRETTE
Monday October 15, 2018 5:30- 9:30 PM 
Hunnewell School Gym
  The  School Building Committee  invites you to meet with the design team from  SMMA , the architect for the Hunnewell feasibility study, to hear the latest about building energy-efficient schools, and provide your thoughts on sustainable design goals and objectives for the project.  More Details can be found here.
 
 
WPS Annual Basic Rights Meeting

Tuesday, October 16th at 9:00am
Wellesley Police Station, 485 Washington St.
Arlene Argir, the interim Head of Student Services of the Wellesley Public Schools will be making the presentation on behalf of the district.  Coffee will be provided by the Wellesley PAC


Wellesley Youth Basketball Association
Grade 2-9 Wellesley Youth Basketball Association (WYBA) registratio n is open at  www.wellesleybasketball.org   Registration for Hoops is open through October 20 th .   Sign up today!

Dine. Dance. Celebrate!
Friends of Wellesley Metco - Adult Social

Come join us for a fun-filled night, reconnecting with old friends and making new fri ends. Great food. Great Music. Great Friends.

Saturday, October 20th - 6:30-10:00pm
William J. Devine Golf Course at Franklin Park, 
1 Circuit Drive, Dorchester
Tickets: $10 per person in advance; $15 at the door
Tickets can be purchased at  http://www.friendsofwellesleymetco.org
Click on "Donate" and put "Adult Social" in special instructions. 


Bates Pumpkin Fair

This wonderful event is open to the public and welcomes families from Wellesley and beyond.  This year's fair will take place on Saturday October 20th from 10am-2pm. Kids games and activities, live entertainment, delicious food, tons of prizes and just good old fashioned spooky Halloween fun are ahead for all who attend!
WELLESLEY EDUCATION FOUNDATION 

STEM COLLEGE/CAREER PANEL 
DISCUSSION: PREPARING FOR YOUR NEXT STEP, Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7pm, WHS Library 
This event is perfect for high school students considering careers in science, and will be informative for their parents as well.  As students begin to consider colleges and possible majors, learn about what is key for success in college admissions, higher education, and beyond.  Panelists, including representatives from Google, Gillette, TripAdvisor, Olympus and Olin College of Engineering, will share their knowledge and experiences.   Q&A will follow the presentation. Free and open to the public. Click here to register and for more information.
Get your T-E-A-M together!  Registration is open for WEF's 29th Annual Spelling Bee 

On Wednesday, November 14th, 7pm at the Sprague School Gym our community adult spelling contest and fundraising event is back for the 29th time!
This high spirited community event is right around the corner! How to catch the buzz:
  • Support the Bee -- CLICK HERE to make a donation or sponsor a high school, middle school or community team. Many levels are available for sponsorship from $125 to $2500. The Bee is our biggest fundraiser of the year!  Any amount is appreciated.
  • Bee a Team -- CLICK HERE to register a team of three spellers for $500. Who knows whom you may be spelling against that night? Last year 54 teams participated in the Bee! Deadline for registering a team is October 19th.