Claypit Calendar

Claypit Hill School + PTO 2023-24 Calendar

We look forward to a wonderful year with many fun school traditions!

Please see the new school + PTO calendar as well as instructions for how to subscribe to add important dates to your calendar and stay informed throughout the school year. If you haven’t yet, please sign-up for the Claypit Hill Tuesday eNews, and follow us on our PTO Facebook page and PTO Instagram to stay informed.

If you’re new to the Claypit Hill community, please see the table below the Google calendar to learn more about the events you’ll see on the calendar.

We hope to see you at many of the event this year, and reach out to to volunteer, as these traditions are not possible without the help of parents and caregivers!

Claypit Hill School + PTO 2023-24 Calendar:

How to subscribe:

Subscribe to this calendar to add important dates to your calendar and stay informed throughout the school year!

iPhone: Click here on your phone to subscribe
Google: Follow these instructions:

  • Log into your Google calendar on a computer. On the left side of the page, find “Other Calendars” and click on the + sign on the right.
  • Click on “Add by URL” and paste the following link to the Claypit 2023-24 calendar –
  • Click “Add Calendar”

Outlook: Follow these instructions:

  • Click here on your computer, while Outlook is open
  • A folder called ‘basic.ics’ will download, double click to open it
  • Go to Outlook and when this prompt pops up, click ‘import’

If you are having trouble viewing the Google calendar, click here to view in a separate browser window.

Claypit Hill Event Descriptions

Month Event Summary
August Thank you and welcome staff lunch PTO welcomes staff to the new school year during orientation days with a catered lunch and welcome back messages from students
September Kindergarten scavenger hunt Kindergarten families are invited to participate in a scavenger hunt to learn about some of the special spots at Claypit Hill, followed by a popsicle at the playground!
September Boohoo Yahoo breakfast for Kindergarten parents We invite kindergarten parents and caregivers for a casual coffee chat during drop-off on kindergarten students’ first day. This is a great opportunity to meet other kindergarten parents, ask questions and see your child off on their first day!
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 School picture days
Kids will take individual and class pictures, and families will have an opportunity to place orders in advance.
September Curriculum night Hear updates about the new school year and meet your student’s teacher.
October Harvest festival
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 first visit to the fall book fair.
October Book fair
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. Book fair scholarships are available.
November/ December Holiday gift drive Work together as a family to help give back to others in need around the holidays!
January PTO meeting Join in planning for winter PTO activities, share ideas, feedback and get involved. The meeting will be at Claypit with a zoom dial-in to join remotely.
February STEAM discovery night + Science Fair 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!
March Art show Families come together to view and celebrate some of the amazing projects students have created in the art studio!
March BINGO night [TBD] 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
April Talent show Let your children share their talents with their friends and family, we have an amazing community!
May Reading Rocks! Our spring book fair kick-off event, featuring story/book themed activities and entertainment.
May Wayland World’s Fair Join this special cross-elementary event to celebrate our diversity in Wayland and learn about various cultures and countries. Visitors can travel the world in one day!
May Book fair Our spring book fair gives your child another opportunity to explore and find fun new stories to bring home. In the spring, we partner with a local, independent book store to give a new assortment of books to explore.
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!