This Week at Ward- March 8, 2013

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This Week At Ward

March 8, 2013   

5th Grade Book Sale and Override Vote
Don't forget to vote on March 12th. For information about the override, please visit

The 5th grade will be hosting a book sale on Tuesday, March 12th  in the gymnatorium - this will be an all-day (8 a.m. - 8 p.m. ) event coinciding with election day. 

There is something for everyone! Come and browse a large variety of books available at a great price! 

Picture books, chapter books, reference books, adult books! 


CARe Committee Event
"The CARe Committee project will be planting spring bulbs for residents at Golda Meir, an older age residence in Newton . Please sign your child/ren up at Sign up early this event will be limited to 15 children"  
Alison Best and Amiee Parco, Co-chairs


International Night will be held on March 20 from 5:30 to 7:30. This is a "Best of Ward" event. An opportunity to learn about many different cultures, there will be booths for more than 20 countries, activities for kids, performances and a pot luck dinner. Everyone is welcome to attend. We still need volunteers to help setup, during the event and to help clean up, if you are interested in volunteering for the event, contact Anna Olivella at or call 617.314.0087.




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We are the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) of John Ward Elementary School in Newton, Massachusetts. We host school events; raise money the regular school budget doesn't include; and build connections between parents, teachers and students.

Mark Your Calendar


Friday, 3/8
PTO Meeting, 8:45am @Ward

Monday, 3/11
School Council Meeting, 3:30pm @Ward 

Tuesday, 3/12 
5th Grade Book Sale

Tuesday, 3/12

Thursday, 3/14

Thursday, 3/14
CARE Committee Event 

Wednesday, 3/20
International Night
5:30pm @Ward 

For more information see PTO calendar


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