Tue, Oct 18th is Walk To School Day!

International Walk to School Day will be held on Tuesday Oct 18th. Walk to School is a terrific Wildwood tradition promoting physical activity, pedestrian safety and concern for the environment. As in years past, we hope to have 100 or more students and parents walking to Wildwood accompanied by UMass athletes and, for the first […]

Welcome Back, and Some Important Dates

Welcome back to School!  Here’s a list of some important upcoming events: Tuesday August 30th, 5–6.30pm: Amherst First Day Celebration Event on the Town Common. Wednesday August 31st, 8:45am: First Day Coffee (for everyone) at the Wildwood Back Parking Lot Followed at 10.30am by the First Day Parade, led by the UMASS Marching Band, starting […]

Welcome Back – and a Special Welcome to our New Families

TO OUR NEW FAMILIES: WELCOME TO WILDWOOD! Wildwood Elementary School is a wonderful community with vibrant parent/guardian involvement. The Wildwood Parent Guardian Organization (PGO) is comprised of volunteers who donate their time and talent to enrich the school. Our mission is to build a strong community, and support enrichment and equity for all children at Wildwood. […]

All Wildwood PGO meeting – Tuesday, June 14th

   Dear Wildwood Parents & Guardians Join the Wildwood PGO for 2016-2017 Please come to our final meeting of the year to learn about PGO jobs and events and ways to plug in.  Free dinner & childcare provided by the PGO. Meeting details: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016  – 5:45 – 7:45pm 5:45 – 6:15:  dinner […]

Amherst School Committee Candidates – Find out more

There are three candidates running for the Amherst School Committee seats being vacated by Rick Hood & Kathleen Traphagen. The candidates are:  (in alphabetical order) Laura Kent, Vincent O’Connor, & Anastasia Ordonez The candidates for School Committee, the Select Board, Charter Commission, among other offices have made recorded statements at Amherst Media.  The statements are […]

Tuesday, Feb 9, 5:30pm: Welcome New Families / Reunión para Las Familias Nuevas (2/9)

A Night to Welcome New Families to Our Community at Wildwood When: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 Where: Cafeteria and the library of Wildwood Elementary School What time: 5:45pm until 7:45pm Sponsored by: The Parent/Guardian Organization (PGO) Nick Yaffe, Principal of Wildwood Details: 5:45pm -7:45pm Free childcare provided by the Wildwood Aftercare Program (MMASDC) 5:45pm-6:15pm Free […]

Wildwood Presents: Family Movie Night on Friday, Nov 13th, showing Inside Out!

ANNOUNCING: Family Movie Night @ Wildwood on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015!! Very excited to announce that we will be showing “Inside Out” (2014) in the Wildwood Gym! Including pizza, drinks, and popcorn!!! All children must have adult accompaniment at all times. Free Admission. Suggested donation is $2 per person. (Paying more will help pay for […]

A little reminder: Come Meet the PGO this Monday Dec 8th (with pizza & childcare provided), 5:30 – 7:30

GO WILD!  GO-WILD-WOOD! Because the invite went out on Thankgiving Day, it seems like a good idea to send a little reminder about the following: Come Meet the Wildwood PGO Details: Date:  Monday, Dec 8th, 5:30-7:30 Location:  Wildwood Cafeterias.  One room for the meeting, one room for kids. Agenda:  Learn about the PGO, meet others […]

Dec 8th, 5:30 – 7:30 – Come Meet the PGO. Pizza & Childcare provided!

From the recent Wildwood survey of parents: Question:  How involved are you in a parent group? WW Parents:  10% quite or extremely, 19% somewhat, 71% not at all or a little. Here’s your chance to change this.  Please come meet the PGO!  To make it easier, the PGO will be providing *childcare* and *pizza & […]