Fiske Family Bulletin
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Fiske School Calendar 

May 2015

May 1-F Gr.5 Fiske students visit WMS in the morning
May 2-Sa Hale Reservation Tour for Gr.5 families, 9:30-11
May 4-M MCAS Math testing period
May 5-Tu  Creative Arts program for Gr.4: Jeff Davis to visit
May 6-W   Creative Arts program for Gr.5: Paulette Morin, Egyptologist to visit
METCO Stay Day
May 7-Th Gr.1 field trip to Drumlin Farm
May 8-F Music Around the World whole school assembly, 8:45
May 13-W   Incoming 15/16 Kindergarteners visit Fiske classrooms, 1-2 p.m.
May 18-M  Creative Arts program for Gr.3: Peter & the Wolf performance
May 19-Tu Gr.3 field trip on Boston Freedom Trail tour
May 20-W  School Council meeting, 3-4 p.m.
May 21-Th  PTO meeting in the library, 8:30 a.m.
May 22-F   Walk to School Day
May 25-M Memorial Day—NO SCHOOL
May 29-F  Field Day

June 2015

June 1-5 Used Book Fair week
June 3-5  Gr. 5 students to Hale Reservation
June 3-W   METCO stay day
June 4-Th Gr.1 Community field trip
June 10-W Concert/Band/Gr.3 recorder Concert, 8:45 a.m.
June 16-Tu Field trip
June 17-W Gr.5 Farewell Concert for whole school, 9 a.m.
Noon Dismissal for all Fiske & Schofield students
Fiske Family Picnic, 6-8 p.m.
June 19-F Closing Day of School, Noon Dismissal

2015 MCAS Schedule for Science & Technology and Math

  • Math & Science and Technology
  • Gr.3: May 4 & May 5
  • Gr.4: May 11 & May 12
  • Gr.5: May 7 & May 11 (Math)
  • May 14 & May 15 (Science & Technology)

Fiske Family Bulletin 

1.Field Day Notes from Mrs.Gerst

Hi Fiske Families, Here is the info on our Annual Fiske Field Day. The sign up genius link is at the bottom of this section. I will be including a more detailed write up about what Field Day is and how to best prepare your child for Field Day in the next couple of weeks. For anyone who wishes to volunteer for an entire session here is the information. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. Thanks for your support.
Thank you for your help with Field Day Friday May 29th.  The two session times are:

  • Session I 8:40-10:00 am for grades 3, 4, and 5
  • Session II 10:10-11:20 for grades K, 1 ,2 and the 5th graders are there to help at each station too.

Please arrive 10 minutes early to help make for a smooth transition and to allow time to find your station and to make sure you have all of your questions answered.  I have given a quick note on the station.  Once you sign up I will email you a more detailed description and map of the station.  Thanks again for your help, I really appreciate it.
Christina Gerst
Fiske Fitness and Health

2.Toy Drive for Children’s Hospital

Hi! Our names are Elizabeth Vahey and Anya Pineau and we are seniors at Wellesley High School. We are running toy drives for Boston Children’s Hospital at all of the Wellesley elementary schools as part of our senior project. We are looking for new or gently used books, toys, board games, and art supplies for long term and visiting patients to use as entertainment while in the hospital. Collection boxes can be found in the main entry. Thank you for your donations!
Sincerely, Anya and Elizabeth 

Joseph E. Fiske Elementary School
45 Hastings Street • Wellesley • Massachusetts • 02481
Phone 781-446-6265 Anthony Colannino, Principal • Beth Watson, Secretary   CORE VALUES
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Fiske Family Bulletin May 8, 2015
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