Discoverer's After School Program

Session 3 | Volume 1: Article 3 | May 13, 2019

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DON'T MISS OUT!

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Sewing Club

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To kick off the beginning of the sewing club Ms. Hines is seen above, teaching students how to make pincushions. Throughout the class they will be learning at least five basic stitches; running stitch, backstitch, whipstitch, and the slip stitch.

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Brought to YOU by LEA & MAS


Join the Party! Zumba for our kids! All funds help us improve the experiences and services we can provide for the members of LEA (Latinas En Acción) and MAS (Mentoring and Academic Support).


When: Saturday, May 18th

  • Registration Begins @2:00 PM

Where: Walsh Middle School


Adult Shakers: $15

Family That Shakes Together: $20

Middle School Shakers w/a signed waiver: $5


Dance for 90 minutes!

Enjoy over 15 Zumba Instructors!


  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Colombian Empanadas
  • Snacks and Much More!


*Cash and Checks will be accepted at the door. Make checks payable to WALSH MIDDLE SCHOOL PTO*

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Opportunity!

As a part of an upcoming after-school activity, Framingham Public Schools is partnering with Kano Computing, a London based technology company who makes computers for kids! Kano's U.S office is right here in Framingham and we are inviting your students to take part in a fun 2- hour session to learn all about building and running a computer.


This opportunity will be taking place on May 20th, 21st, and 22nd. The sessions will be AFTER clubs but there will also be a few slots open DURING clubs to those who need them. Please contact Mr. Jantzen for a parental consent form.

Even When it Rains Our Backyard Games Club Still Finds a Way to Play!

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Our students Andrew Austrager, Abdiel Rosario, and Nora Steiner playing a game of Can Jam with one of our mentors, Ms. Iafolla

Our First Ever FPS Middle School Track Meet

Congratulations to the students who participated in the first FPS Middle School Track Meet. Thanks to the FHS Track Team for coming out to coach and support our track athletes. Coach Fox and Oberle were thrilled to see Walsh's 12 athletes participating in events such as 100 meters, 200 meters, shot put, long jump, and relay.

Congratulations to Our Robotics Club

Out of 94 teams the Walshbots placed 13th in the division and 8th alliance captain for the eliminations round. They ended winning the Inspire Award. Congratulations!!

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Spring Session Has Begun but There's Still Time to Signup

Flyers by Night (FBN) is a program of Framingham Public Schools. Its mission is to increase access to affordable educational opportunities for families and residents of Framingham. Located within Framingham High School, FBN offers continuing education course in: Art, Health and Wellness, Culinary, Finance, and Trades.

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Important Dates


  • Registration for Summer Programming is Open
  • Registration for Summer Programming Closes: May 31st
  • Last Day of Programming: June 13th
  • Last Day of Walsh Middle School: June 18th


Click this link to sign up for the summer programing: https://www.framingham.k12.ma.us/Page/8048


NO AFTER SCHOOL CLUB DATES:


  • May 23rd (early release)
  • May 27th (early release)


*CLUBS WILL NOT MEET ON THE FIRST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH*

(June 3rd)


*NO CLUBS MEAN NO LATE BUSES*

Fun Fact

"Teens who do not participate in after-school programs are nearly 3X more likely to skip classes than teens who do participate."

(https://www.afterschoolalliance.org/lendAHandFacts.cfm)

Program Schedule

  • 2:25 - 2:55 PM : Stay w/ academic teacher for help

  • 3:00 - 3:15 PM : Snack

  • 3:20 - 4:15 PM : Club

  • 4:20 - 4:55 PM : Mentoring

  • Approximately 5:00 PM : Load Buses

Contact Us

Will Jantzen

Secondary OST Coordinator

Walsh Middle School

wjantzen@framingham.k12.ma.us

cell 508-782-3392

work 508-782-6338


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