Director: Rebecca Zieminski
Secretary: Isabel Cashman
School Office Email:


63 Hastings Street (adjacent to Fiske School – Use 45 Hastings Street in your GPS for the best route to P.A.W.S.) • Map & Directions
Wellesley, MA 02481
Tel: 781-446-6222
Fax: 781-283-5728

School Hours:

Office Hours:

Summer Hours:

We are working remotely majority of the time due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, please email for any questions or concerns.

We are in the office Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00 AM-12:00PM


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates
PAWS Logo P.A.W.S Tuition Assistance Fund

The P.A.W.S. Tuition Assistance Fund is an annual assistance fund to support preschool aged Wellesley resident children whose families have demonstrated financial need. Please click here for more information about Tuition Assistance including criteria, application form and how to make a donation.

Required Online Account Creation for ALL Students


All families must create an online account with the district for each child.

All new and returning P.A.W.S. families must create an online account with the district. You must register each child. Click HERE to access the link to the site.

Please note:

  • You must register your child for the classroom your child has been assigned to. If you are not sure of your child’s classroom placement, please contact the P.A.W.S. office and we will assist you.
  • If you have questions regarding the tuition, please contact the P.A.W.S. office.

News & Updates:

PAWS Updates and Tuition Due Date Extended Jul 25, 2020 - Dear PAWS Families,   The summer weather is certainly a bright bonus for us today!  With so much uncertainty ahead of us, I hope you are actively and intentionally looking for the joy in each day.  I am enjoying taking… ... Continue reading...
P.A.W.S. HAPPY SUMMER! (complete message) Jun 18, 2020 - June 18, 2020   Dear P.A.W.S. Families, Happy Summer!  The end of a truly remarkable and historic school year has come to a close. Thank you for the incredible positive energy, communication, and partnership you have provided throughout this unprecedented… ... Continue reading...
Quick Tips from Terry Weksel Jun 8, 2020 - Dear Families:   I hope this finds all of you well.  Who can believe that it is already June and the school year is coming to a close?  You have all been working so hard to balance the needs of… ... Continue reading...
PAWS DE&I Family Letter 6.3.2020 Jun 3, 2020 - June 3, 2020   Dear P.A.W.S. Families,   I have been struggling to find the right words to use to write this email given all that is happening in the world and especially in light of recent events, that are… ... Continue reading...
PAWS Student Materials/Belongings Pick-up Day- June 5 May 30, 2020 - Dear P.A.W.S. Families,   Happy Saturday!    Flat Teacher Project I have heard from some of you that the “Flat Teacher Project” has arrived at your homes and the Flat Teachers have been going on many fun adventures with their… ... Continue reading...
Navigating Remote Learning Webinar May 26, 2020 -   Webinar link:   We are pleased to announce that Challenge Success is providing a PreK-12 Navigating Remote Learning parent/guardian webinar on Wednesday, May 27th at 7:00 p.m. Please see the attached document for more information on this presentation.Navigating Remote… ... Continue reading...
A Message From Your PAWS School Psychologist Terry May 12, 2020 - Message from Terry Weksel, your P.A.W.S. School Psychologist   Dear Families:   This morning, I found in my inbox a video about how relationship building with children and parenting/behavior management are connected.  Three important points are covered:  1) the importance… ... Continue reading...
Parenting in a Pandemic – A Survey from Terry Weksel May 7, 2020 - Dear P.A.W.S. Families,   Parenting young children in this unprecedented time presents many unique challenges.  The Human Relations Service, which is a private, non-profit mental health agency in Wellesley, is offering opportunities for parents of preschoolers to come together virtually… ... Continue reading...

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