Author Visit – Megan Dowd Lambert – March 10th for grades K-3

Wildwood  Library  is  pleased  to  announce our WW  PGO-sponsored author visit  for grades  K-3! Megan   Dowd  Lambert will  join  us  on  Tuesday,  March  10th.   All  community  members  are  invited  to  join  us! 2nd  grade:  11:30   –  12:10 1st  grade:  12:45  –  1:25 Kindergarten:  1:35  –  2:15 3rd  grade:  2:25  –   3:05 Each grade level […]

Community Events: Hilltown Families Publication, Publicación de las familias de Hilltown

HillTown Families. Org → Weekly eNewsLetter, Carta Semanal de Noticias    2 of the many EXAMPLES OF ITEMS FOUND ON HTF.ORG SITE 2 de los muchos EJEMPLOS DE ARTÍCULOS ENCONTRADOS EN EL SITIO HTF.ORG   Suggested Events in W. MA, Eventos sugeridos en W. MA ~ February 20th – 28th    Learning Ahead […]


Common Sense. Org    This independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a rapidly changing world  COMMON SENSE. ORG:  Rates Media,  Educates Teachers and Students by Empowering their Knowledge Base for Learning and Life, Advocates for Kids Action by Enabling Families with Information and Advocacy. Tarifas de medios, Educa a […]

Black History Fact: “Contraband Decision” Precursor to 13th Constitutional Amendment a.k.a. Abolition of Slavery

On May 24, 1861 Maj. Gen. Benjamin Butler’s “Contraband Decision” provides protection for Black freedom seekers at Fort Monroe (13)* Where: Old Point Comfort at Fort Monroe Hampton, Virginia Who: Union Maj. General Butler, Fort Monroe Commander, enslaved men: Frank Baker, James Townsend, and  Shepard Mallory What: Union Maj. Gen. offers these three enslaved gentlemen […]

Follow Up Resources from the PGO Technology & Your Student Presentation held on 1/29/20

Thanks to everyone who attended our last PGO meeting on Technology & Your Student, and thank you to Ms. Runyan, Wildwood’s Technology teacher, for leading the discussion! If you are looking for resources on this topic check out and the school parent/guardian parent tech resources home page compiled by Ms. Runyan  found here –> […]

Upcoming Community Events

Thursday, February 20 at 11:00 am: Odyssey Bookstore welcomes young writers and their families toa Writing Party event with Sharon Edwards, Robert Maloy, and Torrey Trust, authors of Kids Have All the Write Stuff. In this hour and a half event, we will introduce three different experiences, offer writers their choices, and publish the writing […]

Harvest of the Month – Butternut Squash!

February’s Harvest of the Month is Butternut Squash!  Butternut Squash is a resilient and hearty fall/ winter vegetable that tends to hold well through the winter months. This month’s menu highlights recipes such as Butternut Squash Bisque, Chicken & Butternut Squash Chili, and even Butternut Squash Muffins at breakfast! To learn more:  Amherst Pelham Regional […]


Festival De Invierno      Grand Finale Event This Saturday beginning @ 1 pm PLEASE SEE FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS THAT CONTINUE UNTIL 4 pm Such as: Blazing Bonfire ⤳ Superpipe Sledding Hill           Family Ice Sculpture Contest  ⤳  Chili Tasting Contest  ⤳ And Much More See you there! 

7th Annual African-American Read-In Tuesday, February 4th

Wildwood will be celebrating its seventh annual African-American Read-In this year throughout the day on Tuesday, February 4th. African American Read-In Day was started by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in 1990. It is a way to recognize and become more familiar with the stories, books and poetry of African-American authors. Guest readers, such […]

Join us for a performance by Storyteller Valerie Tutson, Friday, February 7th!

Dear Parents and Guardians, You are welcome to join your child in the Wildwood Library on Friday, February 7th  to enjoy Young Audiences’ The Right To…Liberty, a performance by storyteller Valerie Tutson, brought to your school by The Wildwood PGO.  She will present twice: 9:45 – 10:30, Grades 3 – 6 : The Right To…Liberty […]

Community Event: Jones Library On the Same Page community read

The Jones Library is holding its eighth On the Same Page community reading program, this year featuring the memoir Call Me American by author Abdi Nor Iftin.  This event is meant to encourage dialog about the themes the book presents, particularly immigration and African history.  The following series of programs will be held during February and […]

New Cultural Program Launched! – Article Shared by Wildwood Guidance Counselor Naihsin Kuo

Hampshire Gazette Article: Program opens cultural doors to low-income families The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams is one of the 130 cultural attractions around the state participating in the program. MassMOCA/Douglas Mason Published: 1/18/2020 2:28:35 PM AMHERST — A new program in which more than 200,000 families can receive discounted or free admission […]

Upcoming Community Events

Please see a selection of upcoming events: Monday, January 27, 6pm Oddball science: Why do scientists study weird things? Science Cafes are part of a grassroots movement to open science to everyone and to bring free presentations and engaging conversations into casual community settings. Here in Western MA, a working scientist shares their research with the public […]

Upcoming Community Events

A selection of community events: 36th Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8:30 AM – 12 PM Amherst Regional Middle School 170 Chestnut St Ste 1, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002 Hosted by The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Amherst, Inc., Amherst Celebration of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King and […]