This Week at Ward - April 12, 2013

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This Week At Ward

April 12, 2013   

Spring ForWard Auction Thank You! 
Thanks to all who volunteered their time and efforts to make the Spring ForWard Auction a HUGE success. Over $32,000 was raised for the Ward School PTO. Special thanks to Cindy Henry who coordinated the entire night. 

Change Your Body Boot Camps presents: 
PTO Family Boot Camp
A 50 minute cardio-core workout adventure that you can take with your child. Designed to help you build weekend momentum for your health & fitness goals, burn & earn before a splurge meal, gain valuable cardio minutes AND to develop precious family bonding time while promoting an active lifestyle. Plus 100% of proceeds from Ward attendees will be donated to the Ward PTO.
Family Workout #3
8-9 AM - Saturday, May 4, 2013 @ Mackenzie Center 
1337 Centre Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459
Thursday, May 2, 2013 (for the Saturday, May 4 workout) -
Only 50 spaces available. Be first, feel young and maximize your weekend!  

Newton Serves
City-wide Newton Serves is April 18th, but Ward's Newton Serves will be held on May 5th to do a variety of projects at Ward School, inside and out. Contact  Heather Pozen for more information.

CARe Committee Project  
The Ward CARe Committee is sponsoring a "Birthday in a box" drive for April. We are making a "box" for a girl between the ages of 5-8.

Please go to SignUp if you are interested in donating items. We're looking for small items for a child's birthday. 
Alison Best and Amiee Parco, CARE Committee co-chairs
CARe Committee May 2nd event 12:30-2:30 pm 
Saying thank you to our fellow Ward School Dolphin and Fellsmere Road neighbors. We will be making simple door hanging flower can vases included with freshly cut flowers! Please send your child in  with a washed empty soup, coffee or vegetable can. Sign your child up at



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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


Monday, 4/15 - Friday, 4/19
April Vacation, NO SCHOOL

Sunday, 5/5 
Newton Serves @Ward


For more information see PTO calendar


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