Fiske Family Bulletin
Wellesley Public Schools
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Fiske School Calendar 

April  2016

Apr. 1-F School Council meeting, 7:30 a.m.
Apr. 1-F Creative Arts Gr.5: Hampstead Stage performance, Greek Mythology for Kids
Apr. 4-8 Gr. 3 ELA MCAS testing
Apr. 5-Tu Noon Dismissal for all Fiske Students, no lunch served
Apr. 5-Tu Parent/Teacher conferences in the afternoon
Apr. 6-W Walk to School Day
Apr. 6-W METCO stay day
Apr. 6-W Parent/Teacher conferences in the afternoon
Apr. 9-Sa Fiske’s First Science Fair, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Apr. 12-Tu Talent Show rehearsal after school
Apr. 13-W Talent Show performance for whole school, 10:30 a.m.
Apr. 13-W Talent Show performance for Fiske friends & families, 6:00 p.m.
Apr. 15-F Principal Coffee, 8:45-9:45 a.m.
Apr. 18-22 April Vacation Week—NO SCHOOL
Apr. 28-Th Hale Reservation Information Night for Gr.5 parents/guardians, 7 p.m. @ WMS
Apr. 29-F Music Around the World Assembly for whole school, 8:45 a.m.
Apr. 29-F Kindergarten Dance in the gym, 5-6:30 p.m.
Apr. 30-Sa Hale Reservation Tour for Gr.5 families, 9:30 a.m.
May 9-13 Gr. 4 & 5 Math MCAS testing
May 16-20 Gr.3 Math MCAS & Gr.5 Science MCAS  testing

Fiske Family Bulletin 

Fiske School News
Tuesday, April 5, 2016—Reminder to All Fiske Families
Dismissal for all elementary students is at 12 noon
on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

1.Fiske’s First Science Fair—Saturday, April 9th in the gym from 3:30-5 p.m.
The Fiske Science Fair is a great event for kids to explore, learn soething new and have fun through developing models, creating experiments and gaining exposure to the scientific method. Participation is encouraged and is entirely voluntary. Fiske students from Grades 1-5 are encouraged to participate (alone or in groups) in this fair by doing one of the following: Conduct an Experiment or Build a Model. Participant sign-up is on sign-up genius. Details are in the backpack mail flyer that was sent home earlier this month.
2.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 781.446.6219. 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.
3.ELA MCAS testing period is scheduled for March 28-April 8, 2016.
4.Math MCAS testing period is scheduled for May 9-20, 2016.

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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