Middle and More Coffees

Thank you for joining us in 2016-17 for our Middle & More Parent Coffees. Please check back in the Fall for a new calendar of parent events. Happy Summer!

Coffees are held in the WMS Library unless otherwise noted.  Please contact Amy Simmons at simmons221@comcast.net with any questions.

Past Middle & More Topics

Tuesday, October 18th, 8:45-9:45 am – Betsy Gavron and George Benzie presented the school district’s new UNITED goals including an overview of the new study skills curriculum at the Middle School.

Related Documents:

Wayland School District UNITED Goals

Fostering Independent Learning Skills

Monday, November 21th, 8:45-9:45 am – 6th Grade Check-In and theTransition to Middle School (with the 6th grade House Leaders )

Tuesday, December 6th, 8:45-9:45 am – 7th & 8th Grade Check-In (with the 7th & 8th grade House Leaders )

Thursday, January 5th, 9:00-10:00 am – Wayland School District Budget Discussion with School Committee Liaison Barb Fletcher and Principal Gavron. Join us for an abbreviated presentation on Dr. Stein’s proposed budget, followed by plenty of time for Q & A, feedback and comments regarding the proposed budget.

Thursday, January 12th, 8:45-9:45 am – Math, Science World Languages & the Placement Process (joined by department chairs)

Friday, February 10th, 8:45-9:45 am – English, Social Studies & Applied Sciences Curriculum (joined by Curriculum Leaders and Ms. Gavron)

SCREENAGERS: Growing up in the Digital Age
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Visit Screenagers to sign up for Tech Talk Tuesdays, to find another screening nearby, or for additional information including a screen time contract, parenting apps, digital citizenship, internet addition resources, pro-social video games, and more.

Screenagers  Parenting Guide

Tuesday, April 25th, 9:00-10:00 am – Jason Verhoosky of Wayland Cares will share and discuss the WMS results from the Metrowest Adolescent Health Survey.

Thursday, May 18th, 8:45-10:00 am – PTO Annual Meeting and WMS STEAM Initiatives. Join the PTO for their annual meeting to approve next year’s budget and officers, followed by a STEAM presentation from WMS staff including information on STEAM initiatives, Chromebooks and Technology use at WMS.