Thanks to your support, the PGO was able to support two exciting projects that culminated this week: On Friday, June 15, the 5th grade put on their American Independence performance, coached by Enchanted Circle Theater. The Wildwood Mosaic Mural, made by Ms. Rivera’s art classes, is now hanging outside the front entrance of Wildwood to […]
Where: Wildwood Elementary School (Basketball Court area/playground) When: Wednesday, June 20th (rain date… Tuesday, June 19th) 5:15 – Ribbon cutting for 5th and 6th grades art installation at front door of school 5:30- Picnic, Dunk Tank, Student Performances What to bring: Food and drinks for your family Reusable/disposable cups and plates Blanket / Chairs to […]
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The Wildwood PGO will be showing our appreciation for our wonderful teachers, staff, custodians and bus drivers next week. Here is a list of Staff Appreciation Events coming up. Parents and guardians are welcome to join any of these gatherings. Monday 18th June 8:45am Bus Driver appreciation at the front of the school 11:00am […]
Date: Tuesday, June 5 Time: 8:30 to 9:30am Where: Main office conference room Get to know your Principal, hear what’s happening at the school and ask whatever has been on your mind. Sponsored by the Wildwood PGO View Flyer in English View Flyer in Spanish
Date: Thursday, May 31st, (rain date- Thursday, June 7) Location: Behind Wildwood Elementary School Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm DON’T FORGET! This coming Thursday is our celebration of cultural diversity. In addition to a fantastic community potluck there will be international performances, a fashion show, family photographs, and activities / games / crafts. We look forward to seeing you! […]
1. Wednesday, June 6: We need a few “maker-oriented” folks to help put a mosaic together with a visiting mosaic artist between 12 and 6:00 PM (you do not need to come for the whole time; any time you can donate would be very helpful). 2. Monday, June 11 or Tuesday, June 12: We need help grouting the murals. Time as […]
SAVE THE DATE! Plan on attending Wildwood’s end-of-the-year community potluck, which celebrates the diversity of our school. In addition to a fantastic meal there will be a variety of activities, including a fashion show, performances (music, dance, song, etc.), and arts/crafts/games. If you would like to perform or help with the event please send an […]
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Jennifer Haugsjaahabink and I are working on the 2017-2018 yearbook! We are seeking photos from the following PGO events: Science Night (both upper and lower) Dance Night The 6th grade sale and carwash We are hoping to include a PGO page with these events but we need pictures please! Can you help us? Please send […]
Coming in June! The Wildwood Yearbook is a parent produced, all volunteer project. Get your very own copy filled with pictures and memories of this year at Wildwood! Return order forms to your teacher or the office. Order forms available from your teacher or in the office or here. ORDER BY JUNE 6th Cost: $8 each/Financial assistance […]
Thank you to all Wildwood families for helping make this year’s Valley Gives fundraising campaign a great success. Together, you donated a total of $3,610 – between online and brown envelope donations – exceeding the goal of $3,000! Through your continued support, the PGO is able to fund curriculum enrichment events and activities, and support […]
The First Annual Wildwood Tag Sale and Car Wash sponsored by Grades 5 and 6 will be held from on May 5, 2018, rain date May 6, 2018! Proceeds will go to the 6th Grade Field Trip. We are seeking donations of gently used household items, clothes, books etc. from 4th, 5th and 6th grade families. […]
Welcome Wildwood STARS May 1 -Valley Gives Fundraiser May 5 – First WW Tag sale/Car wash (rain date May 6) May 9 – Early Release, 1:20PM dismissal for WW students May 28 – Memorial Day, No school Important Links / Hiperenlaces importantes 2017-18 School Calendar: View on web Wildwood Bus Routes: WW_17-18_BusRoutes How to Contact the School […]
Come dance with us on Apr 25,2018 from 6:00-7:00PM in the WW school gym! Rachel Gibson, a sixth-grade parent, will lead us through folk dances from a variety of world cultures. The dances are easy to learn and a great deal of fun! All voluntary donations and bake sale proceeds will go towards a sixth […]
Come lie on a bed of nails and check out some cool weather experiments and optical illusions! Join us at the Wildwood Elementary School Gym for Science Night with The UMass Science Outreach Club. Grades K-2: Wednesday, April 11 Grades 3-6: Thursday, April 12 6 PM to 7 PM All children must be an accompanied […]
In a few short weeks, on March 22nd, Wildwood will host Math Night. This is a school-sponsored event, but relies on several PGO volunteers to make it successful. Elizabeth Pretel and Nicola Usher have been working hard to organize this event and have created a sign-up sheet online. Please visit using the link below and sign-up […]
Guest interviews for the African American Read-In !!!! Below are the extended interviews Parts 1 and 2. The editing for these videos was done by 5th Grade students Mihir, Nishant, and Silas during our Arts Integration Block.
What a great show! Our 6th and 5th graders worked hard to make our assembly and Drop Everything And Read time a huge success and FUN for our whole community!
Here’s a graphical representation of where the PGO’s funds are coming from and going to so far this school year. All your generous donations are put to good use supporting our great teachers, enriching the children’s curriculum, and building community.
Meeting Sponsored by the Wildwood PGO When: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 6 p.m.-7:15 pm. Where: Wildwood Elementary School Library What: Come meet the School Committee Candidates: Ben Herrington, Kerry Spitzer, Allison McDonald Candidates will give a brief speech and then answer questions from the audience. Join us!
In 2016 we “Hit the Books” and our very own 6th graders are planning a big surprise for our MARCH 2nd 2018 READ ACROSS AMERICA Assembly at 9:50 AM! (Please note the change in time. Our apologies for posting the wrong time earlier and in our newsletter) This ASSEMBLY will be student run and will feature our African […]
It is exciting to report that our Caldecott Club and our K-2 voting results were pretty similar! Both in class and in our after school club there were some run away favorites that have become our award winners this year! The Caldecott was also announced today at the American Library Association’s Midwinter conference in Denver. Wolf […]
Monday March 12, 2018 @ 5:00 PM, ARHS Library. Please mark your calendars and join us for this informative workshop for parents and professionals. RSVP to SEPAC@ARPS.org or call (413) 687-4255. Basic Rights in Special Education – English Basic Rights in Special Education – Spanish
Do you have Ziploc baggies of Box Tops sitting in the junk drawer that you’ve been meaning to send in? NOW IS THE TIME! Did you know each Box Top coupon you clip and donate to Wildwood School is worth 10 cents that will go straight towards funding events to benefit our students and staff? Visit http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/participating-products for a complete […]
Please Note: This field trip has not been approved by the school. TIME: School Day: 11AM-1:30PM DATE: January 31st, 2018 LOCATION: UMASS Amherst COST: Free to K-8 Students signed up through their School (**If Interested, please forward message of interest to your child’s classroom teacher. **Deadline to signup is January 26th and conditional upon sufficient […]
Thank you to all our VOLUNTEERS and our incredibly creative STUDENTS for a great MCBA MAKERSPACE PLAY DAY! There were over 60 STUDENT MADE games to PLAY in 6 spaces! 130 students participated in this HUGE event! Please watch the recap and our student reflections on the process: 1. Read an MCBA Mashup Book 2. Design […]
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We made it! Together, the generosity of our school community helped us hit our goal of $3,000, raising a phenomenal $3,152.31 for the Wildwood PGO! Our two annual fundraising campaigns, Giving Tuesday in the fall and Valley Gives Day in the spring, raise 60% of our annual funds. These campaigns are integral to supporting PGO […]