September Event

PTO Parent Education presents: Amy Lyon, Bit of Grit

When children who have been protected all their lives come face to face with difficulty, challenge, or hardship, they may be ill-equipped to deal with hard situations, and less likely to see their way through them.

Optimism, resilience and goal-setting are all key components to grit, and if children are presented with tools for promoting these skills, it they’ll be able to achieve whatever they set out to do. Nurturing these kinds of qualities at home gives kids an even better chance of later becoming people who can set realistic goals and work hard to attain them.

Amy Lyon lives in Wilmot, NH. She has been an elementary teacher for nearly thirty years. Meet Amy Lyon

Monday, September 29, 2014, 9 - 11 am - H.S. Media Center Free for members and non-members


Search for Superintendent of Schools

Please join Danielle Black, School Committee Chair for a Conversation About the Superintendent Search on Tuesday, September 16 from 8:30-9:30 am at Case House. Coffee will be served. All are welcome to attend.

A consulting firm has been hired by the School Committee to assist in the search.  Consultants will be conducting focus groups including one for parents scheduled for Monday, September 29 at 1:00 - 2:00 pm at Case House. Open community forums are scheduled for Mon., Sept. 29 at 7:00 pm at the Field School Dining Hall, and Tuesday, Sept. 30 at  6:30 pm in Boston (Location TBD; tentative time).

PTO School Chairs present:
Back to School Night

All back to school nights have been announced on the Weston Public Schools website. Click here to find out yours, and mark your calendar today!


School Committee Meeting

The next Weston School Committee meeting is scheduled to be Monday, September 15, at 7pm at Case House, 89 Wellesley Street. The tentative agenda includes WEEFC Proposals, an Enrollment Update, Charge to the Foreign Language Program Review Committee, FY16 Budget Guidelines, Superintendent's Goals for 2014-15, Field School and Case Complex Project Updates, and Discussion of the Superintendent Search Process and Plan. All members of the community are welcome to attend this and all School Committee meetings.





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Amy Lyon (third from left) and the film crew of Edutopia

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  Weston Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO)

  Case House

  89 Wellesley Street

  Weston, Massachusetts 02493



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