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Fiske Families,

Thank you to the families who contributed to the Wellesley Pantry Food  Drive on Wednesday, November 21st. On Tuesday, November 27th I was able to deliver over 20 bags of food items to the Wellesley Food Pantry.  They were very grateful for our generous donation.

The Annual Fiske Turkey Stroll was a wonderful community event that highlighted the E (Encourage)in our Fiske Fundamentals.   Children ran and walked around the field with great enthusiasm. Students began in three different groups; K-1, 2-3 and 4-5. While one group ran or walked, the other grade levels cheered them on.  It was an incredible sight seeing our Fiske Fundamentals in action.

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Where in the World is Mrs. McGregor?

Each week at Fiske we play a game called Where in the World is Mrs. McGregor.  

This is a school wide activity that was created to highlight the many cultures Fiske families represent. Monday through Friday during morning announcements Mrs. McGregor gives one clue describing  the country she would like to visit. On Monday the country is revealed and new clues are given for the country being highlighted during the upcoming week. A sticker is placed on our world map in the hall to mark the countries that have been highlighted. Fiske Children have a great deal of fun trying to guess where in the world Mrs. McGregor would like to visit.

To continue this activity we need help from families.  Please send a note into Mrs. McGregor if your family is  interested in having a country highlighted. We are anticipating many families will want to take part in this fun activity.  Each week a country will be selected and families will be contacted to develop the clues. Children will be asked to work with their parents/guardians  to develop 1-5 clues about the country. These clues will be read during the morning announcements. Thank you for your participation and happy travels!

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Arrival and Dismissal Safety

Safety during arrival and dismissal is a top priority for all.  The staff at Fiske works diligently to create the safest possible dismissal procedure for students who travel by foot or car.  It has been noticed that at times Madison Street and Hastings Street can be congested during dismissal because of numerous cars parked on the side of the roads.  This causes the school busses to have difficulty getting through to Fiske. To be safe, parents and caretakers are encouraged to use the car line during arrival and dismissal. The line runs smoothly and is finished within 10 minutes.  If needed, parents/guardians and caretakers can park in the lower parking lot and walk up to the flagpole to pick up their child. Thank you for your cooperation.

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FAMILY BINGO NIGHT – Save the Night, January 4th 6-8pm!

  Our annual fun, family night is around the corner and you will receive the Bingo flyer next week to RSVP.

Friday, January 4th from 6 pm  – 8 pm @ Babson College Trim Hall (Snow date is January 11th).

We hope you can join this event for unlimited pizza/salad, 50/50 raffle, yummy baked goods for sale and lots of bingo! All proceeds go to 5th grade class and PTO.

We need your help for another Bingo success. Please click here to be part of the Bingo volunteer team!

Questions? Please email Tracy Cyr ( or Sherri Herman (

If your family would like to attend and you need financial assistance or carpool support, please contact either Sara Berenson (617-631-0125) or Rachel McGregor (781-446-6265).


The cold weather is here! Please remember to send your children in with the proper outdoor weather gear; hat, mittens, jacket, snow boots and snow pants.  If your child is in need of any of these items please contact our Social Worker, Sara Berenson or school psychologist Sharon Grossman.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Important Dates:

  • Monday, December 3 – Friday, December 7th – Book Fair

  • Wednesday, December 5th, Hour of Code 1H- 10:30

  • Thursday, December 13th – School Council – 7:30-8:15 am

  • Thursday, December 13th- Creative Arts – 9:00-10:00 am

  • Friday, December 14th – Principal’s Coffee – 8:45-9:30 am

  • Tuesday, December 18th – METCO Late Day

  • Wednesday, December 19th – Winter Concert – 8:45-9:45 am

  • Monday, December 25th -Tuesday, January 1st Winter break

  • Friday, January 4th – Bingo at Babson in Trim Hall – 6:00-8:00 pm

  • Thursday, January 10th – School council Meeting – 7:30-8:15 am

  • Thursday, January 10th – PTO Meeting – 6:00-7:00 pm

  • Tuesday, January 15th – METCO Late Day

  • Wednesday, January 16th – Fifth Grade Fun with Pyramids visit

  • Monday, January 21st – Martin Luther King Day – No School

  • Tuesday, January 22nd – Kindergarten Curious Creatures visit

Friday Fiske News 11/30/18

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