Fiske Family Bulletin
Wellesley Public Schools
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Fiske School Calendar 

January & February  2016

Jan. 14-Th PTO meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Jan. 15-F Fiske School Council meeting, 7:30 a.m.
Jan. 18-M Martin Luther King Day—NO SCHOOL
Jan. 19-Tu Creative Arts Gr.K: Curious Creatures
Jan. 21-Th Curriculum meeting for Gr.5 parents/guardians, 8 a.m. in the library
Jan. 29-F Progress Reports go home
Feb. 3-W Walk to School Day
Feb. 3-W METCO Stay Day
Feb. 5-F Black History Month assembly, 8:45 a.m.
Feb. 10-W All Town Kindergarten 2016/17 Registration at Sprague, 2:30-6:30 p.m.
Feb. 11-Th Creative Arts Gr.K: Pumpernickle Puppets
Feb. 12-F Principal Coffee, 8:45-9:45 a.m. in the library
Feb. 15-19 February Vacation—NO SCHOOL
Feb. 26-F School Council meeting, 7:30 a.m.
Mar. 5-Sa All Town Kindergarten 2016/17 Registration at Sprague, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Fiske Family Bulletin 

Fiske School News1.The dates for All Town Kindergarten 2016/17 Registration are as listed.

  • February 10, 2016 from 2:30–6:30 p.m. at Sprague School
  • March 5, 2016 from 8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at Sprague School

2.The Fiske Directory has arrived! You should have received your bright orange incredibly useful Fiske Directory via backpack by now. Extra copies are available for $5. each from the office. 3.Just a reminder that children will go out to recess as long as the temperature is 20 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Please make sure that they are dressed warmly enough and that they wear snowpants and boots… when there is snow on the field.4.Safe Arrival Program—We ask that you call the school with all tardy and absent messages,  please do not email these messages. If you know that your child will not be in school, or will be late on any specific day, please call the school office during school hours at 781.446.6265. If your call is made outside of school hours, please call the absence/tardy line 781.781.446.6219. If your child will be tardy please include in your message if your child will be bringing lunch or needs to order a school lunch. Lunch requests are needed prior to 9 a.m. 5.ELA MCAS testing period is scheduled for March 28-April 8, 2016.6.Math MCAS testing period is scheduled for May 9-20, 2016.7.Register Online for Instrumental & Vocal Extension Program Spring Session. Deadline to register is January 22nd. The second semester fees are as follows:

  • Private Lessons (15 weeks)—30 min.—$437.50
  • Private Lessons (15 weeks)—45 min.—643.75
  • Private Lessons (15 weeks)—60 min.—$850.00

Important Information:
All registration and payments take place online.  Click here to pay online.
Lesson fees must be paid in full prior to the first lesson. Teachers are not to be paid directly. Click here to pay online.
Lessons are scheduled directly through the private lesson teacher. Click here for contact information for private lesson teachers.
For more information about the IVEP program go to
For assistance, please contact the Performing Arts Office at, (781) 446-6210, ext. 5720.

Joseph E. Fiske Elementary School
45 Hastings Street • Wellesley • Massachusetts • 02481
Phone 781-446-6265 Rachel McGregor, Interim Principal • Beth Watson, Secretary   CORE VALUES
Academic Excellence • Commitment to Community • Respect for Human Differences • Cooperative and Caring Relationships

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Family Bulletin January 15, 2016
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