Claypit Calendar

Calendar at a Glance 2021-22

We look forward to a wonderful year with many school traditions!  Please review the following PTO calendar preview to get an idea of what to expect this year, and please participate as much as possible and reach out to to volunteer. Volunteer help is essential to continuing these traditions each year!

This calendar will be updated throughout the year as details and dates are finalized. Please also read the Claypit Hill Tuesday eNews, seasonal PTO newsletter and follow us on our PTO Facebook page and PTO Instagram to stay informed.

Month Event Summary
September Kindergarten outdoor scavenger hunt (Aug 31) Kindergarten families are invited to participate in an outdoor, distanced scavenger hunt to learn about some of the special spots at Claypit Hill, followed by a popsicle!
September Thank you and welcome staff lunch (Aug 30) PTO welcomes staff to the new school year during orientation days with boxed lunches and student messages/cards
September My Brother’s Table kick-off Involve your kids in bringing food donations to Claypit Hill that will help Wayland families in need. Watch the eNews to see each month’s theme and track our impact!
September Curriculum night (Sept 9 [3-5] and Sept 14 [K-2]) Hear updates about the new school year, PTO and meet your student’s teacher.
September PTO meeting
(7:30pm on Sept 22)
Hear updates on fall initiatives, share your input and learn how you can get involved! The meeting will be virtual in the evening to accommodate schedules.
October Individual school picture days (Oct 26 and 30) Tentatively plan for students to take individual pictures, with make-ups and group photos at a later date. Keep an eye out for a confirmation and additional details to place your order.
October Harvest festival (Oct 17) Get excited for some fall fun outdoors! Join us for a fun Sunday afternoon with fall-themed crafts, STEM activities, games and foods, as well as a preview of the books available at the fall book fair.
October Book fair (Oct 18-22) The book fair will be in-person this year! Each class will visit the book fair, allowing students a chance to explore and find one or a few to take home (or to purchase from your teacher’s wish list to add to the classroom library!). This fall we will partner with Scholastic, and in the spring we will partner with Park Street Books. Book fair scholarships are available.
November PTO meeting Learn about winter initiatives, with additional opportunities to share input and get involved.
November/ December Holiday gift drive Work together as a family to help give back to others in need around the holidays!
January STEAM discovery night Students can create and share their own science project, as well as learn and explore new STEAM concepts shared by scientists, local museums and experts!
December Snowman extravaganza When the snow comes, help us build a Claypit snow person community!
January PTO meeting Learn about spring initiatives, with additional opportunities to share input and get involved.
February Talent show Let your children share their talents with their friends and family, we have an amazing community!
March Reading Rocks! Our spring book fair kick-off event, featuring live storytelling, a story walk and book themed activities!
March Book fair Our spring book fair gives your child another opportunity to explore and find fun new stories to bring home
March BINGO night This town-wide, family evening is a fun way to bring our whole community together.
March Backpack auction Our fun, online auction gives families a chance to bid on a wide assortment of great items, and support the PTO along the way!
March/April Garden kick-off Students and families get a chance to plant and take care of fruits, vegetables and flowers in our amazing school garden, then harvest them for garden-to-table treats over the summer
May Art show Families come together to view and celebrate some of the amazing projects students have created in the art studio!
May Sprint into Spring Families can celebrate the wonderful spring weather and support the elementary PTOs by participating in a 5K and/or family 1K fun run race and festivities!
May/June PTO meeting This final meeting will focus on upcoming events and plan for next year’s board and budget.
June Claypit cares This day of service gives students and staff a chance to give back and see how their effort can impact others in our community and around the world!
June Field day Students and parent volunteers can both enjoy this day of outdoor, active fun!
June Ice cream social Celebrate the end of school with friends, food, ice cream and fun!

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Claypit Hill and District Wide CALENDAR