Fiske Elementary School
Wellesley Public Schools
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Fiske Families,I hope you are all enjoying the long weekend. The MCAS season is upon us. Next week grades 4-5 will be taking the ELA MCAS.  During your child’s testing days please be sure they get a good night’s sleep, healthy breakfast and arrive to school on time. Testing begins at 8:40 a.m. Thank you

2016 MCAS Schedule

Third Grade ELA MCAS:Session 1- April 4Session 2A- April 5Session 2B- April 6 Third Grade Math MCAS:Session 1 – May 16Session 2 – May 17
Fourth Grade ELA MCAS:Session 1- March 29Session 2A-March 31Session 2B – April 1 Fourth Grade Math MCAS:Session 1 -May 12Session 2 – May 13
Fifth Grade ELA MCAS:Session 1- March 29Session 2A -March 30Session 2B – March 31 Fifth Grade Math MCAS:Session 1 – May 10Session 2 – May 12 Fifth Grade Science MCASSession 1 – May 16Session 2 – May 17

Attention Fifth Grade Parents!!!

Save The Date: April 14, 2016, 6:30-8:00

1:1 Parent Information Meeting – WMS CafeteriaDear Grade 5 parents-Please save the date for the incoming Grade 6 1:1 Information Night on April 14 from 6:30-8:00 at the Wellesley Middle School Cafeteria. During this event you will receive detailed information on the program including participation options, pricing and registration instructions.  Registration for the program will open on April 14.Thanks-Kathleen DooleyTechnology DirectorWellesley Public Schools

From our music Department
Mark your calendar for the biggest concert of the year!Music Around the WorldScreen Shot 2016-03-25 at 11.50.22 AM.png
Come join us on Friday, April 29, at 8:45 AM in the Fiske Gym.  Students in grades K-5 will be presenting songs and dances from Mexico, Ghana, Nigeria, Japan, Russia, USA, and India.
Fiske After School Enrichment ProgramWe are currently working on providing new courses for the Fiske After School Enrichment Program that will begin after April break. Details regarding courses will be coming soon!

The Wellesley Recreation Department will be processing all after school enrichment enrollments. February classes filled up in 1 hour so if you have not taken a course through the Wellesley Recreation Department, please set up an account with them now by calling 781-235-2370. Please note that receiving this email does not indicate you have an account.

Fiske PTO STEM Committee Science Fair
Microscope, MicroscopyThe Fiske PTO STEM Committee is sponsoring the first Fiske Science Fair on Saturday, April 9th, 3:30-5:00 p.m.! Please see the attached document from the Fiske PTO STEM Committee for more details.Fiske Science Fair.docx 
Important Dates:

  • Tuesday, March 29th – Fourth and Fifth Grade ELA MCAS, 8:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, March 30th – Fifth Grade ELA MCAS, 8:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, March 30th- Parent Conferences
  • Thursday, March 31st – Fourth and Fifth Grade ELA MCAS, 8:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, March 31st – ELL PAC meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Fiske library
  • Friday, April 1 – School Council meeting, 7:30 a.m.
  • Friday, April 1 – ELA Fourth Grade ELA MCAS, 8:30 a.m.

Have a wonderful long weekend!

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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