Dear Sprague Community,

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful and committed group of teachers at Sprague. Every day, they greet your children with a smile and do their best to provide outstanding learning opportunities in a caring environment. I am constantly impressed with how well our teachers know each child and how they work to promote growth in both social and academic areas. Our teachers are happy to be working at Sprague and be part of our warm and cohesive community. They always appreciate a note from student or a parent thanking them for their efforts. Please see the message from WEF: 





Honor your teachers with a WEF Red Apple.



Teacher Appreciation week is a time to celebrate and honor those adults in the school community who make an impact in your child’s daily life. Please consider celebrating your child’s teachers and their hard work and devotion with a WEF Red Apple donation.


For more information on the WEF Red Apple program, CLICK HERE.


Multicultural Festival THIS Thursday

Thursday, May 10th, our Wellesley elementary school students, in partnership with the World of Wellesley, will take charge of celebrating and highlighting the international cultures represented throughout PAWS, Hardy, Fisk, Bates, Upham, Sprague and Schofield schools. The first ever Wellesley Multicultural Festival 2018 will be held at the Wellesley Middle School from 5:30- 8:00 PM. Our K-5th graders and their parents will be taking the lead to share world cultures with the whole Wellesley community via hands-on demonstrations, arts and crafts, posters, food and more (pre-registration only required for workshops)!

The schedule for the evening is:

5:30- 6:50 PM – Workshops, Posters and Food (10 minute breaks in-between each workshop session)

7:00- 8:00 PM everyone gathers in Gym B for 4, hands on performances.

To pre-register your student for workshops, click Sign up Here


Food Donation Table

We are now collecting the following unopened items from school lunches if students do not wish to eat them. These items will be donated to the Food Pantry each week. We will not accept food donations from home lunches as we know parents wish for their children to eat what has been packed for them.

·       Single-serve milk cartons

·       Single-serve juice cartons

·       Cheese sticks (in sealed packaging)

·       Yogurts

·       Sealed fruit cups

·       Bagged baby carrots (provided that the bag is intact)

·       Apples (which will be washed)

·       Oranges (with peel intact)

·       Bananas (provided that they are not overripe)


Dates to remember:

May 9: Parent Meeting at 8:35 AM re: Emergency Drill Procedures

May 10: PTO meeting at 9 AM

May 10: Multicultural Night

May 11: Walk to School Day

May 10, 11: Grade 5 Math MCAS

May 14: Parent Meeting at 6 PM re: Emergency Drill Procedures

May 14, 15: Grade 3 Math MCAS

May 16, 18: Grade 5 Science MCAS

May 28: No school—Memorial Day

May 30: Alumni Barbecue for Graduating WHS seniors

June 12: Field Day

June 19: Grade 5 Celebration at 9 AM

June 20: Last day of school—Grade 5 Clap Out at 11:50 AM

Weekly note from Ms. Snyder–May 8, 2018
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