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Brought to you by the WHS PTO




Are you ready to rock the bald in 2020? Help fight childhood cancer and join Team Weston at our annual head shave party on Saturday, February 29th! You'll meet NY Giant and Superbowl champion Chris Canty, bid on amazing silent auction items and enjoy a catered dinner and drinks courtesy of Black Cat Grille. Best of all, the party is right here in town at St. Francis, starting at 6:30 pm!
In just two years, Team Weston has raised over 100k for this incredible organization. This year we've set our biggest fundraising goal yet. Don't miss this chance to get involved at this joyful event! Here's what you can do:  
  1. Come to the party.  Please STAY TUNED and watch the WHS PTO WORD for ticket information - this event SELLS OUT, so make sure you buy your tickets early!   
  2. Shave. Licensed barbers will be on hand to shave registered volunteers. Sign up to shave now!
  3. Volunteer. Our WHS student committee needs help! Interested students can reach out to senior Catie Morvillo, or juniors Jack Morvillo or Daniel Bello.  
  4. Donate cash. If you're not ready to shave - yet - Team Weston accepts cash donations. Donate now!
  5. Donate goods or services. Interested in donating goods or services for our silent auction? Great! Get in touch with  .
Questions about the event, or wondering how you can get involved? Reach out to Lisa Bigelow at  .



Raising Resilient Children: The Path to Overcoming Anxiety, with Mel Schwartz

Tuesday, March 10, 6-8 pm, Weston Public Library

Please join the HES & WIS PTOs for a talk by psychotherapist and author Mel Schwartz, who will share his unique approaches to raising resilient children.  The talk is relevant to parents of children of all ages.

Please RSVP to this free HES & WIS PTO sponsored event HERE.  You can find more details about the talk and the speaker on the attached flyer.  Mel's book can be purchased HERE, and he will be happy to sign copies at the talk!

Click HERE for flyer.



Weston Youth Services

Summer Camps:

It’s here! Our Summer 2020 Camp catalog is now online and we’re so excited about the programs that we’re offering in town this year! How about a 3-week musical theatre program where students will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of a full-scale ensemble production of Disney’s Aladdin? Want more?.... How about one of our science, cooking, business, music or legos?  And if that’s not enough, there’s still more!

Check out our website at www.westonyouthservices.org for dates, program description, grade eligibility, and costs!  Registration begins on Monday, February 24 at 10:01 p.m.  Any questions, please contact Charlene Monn at  .

Parenting Programs:

Youth Services Drop-in Parent Support Groups: Every 4th Wednesday, next one is February 26 at Weston Town Hall Annex Conference Room. Two groups- @ 9:30-10:30 a.m.  for Parents of kids 2-9 w/ Kristen Ancker, MS Ed. & @ 11:00 am-12:00 pm for Parents of kids 10-18 w/ Laura Cleary, LMSW. Registration NOT required. For more information, contact 

Kindness Matters: How Parents and Communities Can Prevent Bullying and Promote Kindness w/ speaker Jo Ann Freiberg, Ph.D.  Wednesday, March 4, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Weston Field Club. Dinner and childcare optional for small cost is available. Registration required. See FLYER.

Collaborative Problem Solving 5- week group for parents of kids with challenging behaviors.  Five Tuesdays in March starting March 35:30-7:30 p.m. Location: TBD in Weston. light dinner included. To find out if this free  group is right for you and to register, contact Divinna Schmitt (860) 876 0236  Or  .  Sponsored by Weston Youth Services. See FLYER.

Laura Cleary, LMSW



Weston Public Library

Book clubs (for adults & YA), teen treats during exams, Trivia Nights, lecture series, photography group, and much more! Check out the many daytime, evening, and weekend activities that the WPL offers for ALL ages.

See our calendar for the full month of events HERE



Zero Waste Faire & Sustainable Living Expo



Reminders & Other Notes

Comments, Questions, Suggestions?

You can contact any of your Board members or email us at 

Newsletter Submissions

THE WORD newsletter is distributed biweekly on Mondays (except holidays & vacations), so please send your WHS-related submissions by the preceding Thursday at 5 pm to the Communications Chair, at  . Any submissions received after that time may be delayed until the next newsletter.

Community news (and any information not directly related to WHS) will be included in the AROUND TOWN newsletter, which will be sent out in a supplemental edition on the THIRD Friday of each month (date may be subject to change). This information and news must be about or for Weston residents and for non-profit events and organizations only. Please send submissions by the preceding Wednesday, ie. at least two days before the publication date. Late submissions may not be included until the next month. Please send questions or submissions to whsptocommunications@westonpspto.org.