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Fiske Families,

Thank you to the third grade for hosting the school assembly this morning. The children summarized the book, The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes by Mark Pett and Gary Rubenstein. This is a story of a girl who learns that is okay to make mistakes. The third graders showed us how we use our growth mindset every day and learn from our mistakes to stretch our brain. Thank you third grade!

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Thank you to the Fiske PTO for their support of our programs at Fiske. This year students have experienced incredible Creative Arts programs; these could not happen without the PTO’s tireless work to fundraise for these programs. Thank you Ceida Chan and Minisha Varma for your work as co-presidents. I look forward to our continued work together in 2017.

Thank you to Anna Papoutsis for organizing the spirit wear sale. The items have arrived and were sent home today. I will be wearing my new sweatshirt with Fiske Falcon pride this vacation.

After School Enrichment Classes

Planning for session 2 of the Fiske After School Enrichment classes is in full swing.

Session 2 will run from January 8th–February 12th. At this time Tuesday class choices will be Board Games with Ms. Joy, Programming Scratch with Mr. Bell, and Coding with Ms. Crane. Thursday class offerings will be Art History with Ms. Joy and Exciting Engineering with Mr. Bell.

Registration for these classes will begin on Wednesday, January 3rd at 7:00 a.m. All registrations go through the Wellesley Recreation Department. Online registration can be completed through the Wellesley Recreation Department online system at berensons or School Psychologist, Sharon Grossman at grossmans .

Bingo, Gambling, Games


Please volunteer to bring a dessert to Bingo Night on January 6th. Proceeds benefit the 5th grade class for end of year activities and a class gift to Fiske.

We are looking for nut free cookies, cupcakes, brownies or other finger desserts. Also, if any 5th graders would like to help sell desserts at Bingo night, they may sign up below.

Bingo Bake Sale

If you have any questions, please contact Lynne Harding or Calendar, Day, Event ...

Important Dates:

  • December 26th-January 2nd—Winter Break

  • Friday, January 6th—Family BINGO Night, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Monday, January 16th—NO SCHOOL in observance of Martin Luther King Day

  • Tuesday, January 17th—METCO Late Day

  • Thursday, January 19th—PTO Meeting, 8:45-9:45 a.m.

  • Wednesday, January 25th—Principal’s Coffee, 8:45 a.m.

... Happy New Year | by Shahid ...

I wish you and your families a lovely holiday season and a Fisketastic New Year! See you in 2017!

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