MS & US Flash May 13, 2016

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Last All-School Assembly Tomorrow

The Last All-School Assembly will take place tomorrow beginning at 9:35 am in the Upper Gym. The Agenda is as follows:

  • Boston Chute (5th grader) is Headmaster for the Day at this assembly.

  • Pledge of Allegiance - SGA

  • Headmasters' Words of Wisdom - Mr. Colon and Boston Chute

  • Yearbook Dedication - Yearbook Staff

  • Winners of 2016 fifth grade persuasive speeches - Mrs. Bates

  • SGA Inductions for 2016-17

  • First graders to read to Seniors - Kathryn Mullett

  • First graders escort Seniors out of the Assembly and to the Senior Garden

  • Reception for Seniors and 1st graders and their respective families - Senior Garden

Upcoming Events

For a high level look at upcoming Upper School events - please click here.

For a high level look at upcoming Middle School events - please click here.

To access complete details and information for ALL Wakefield School events, please log-in to MyWakefield and check your MyCalendar link. Select the Middle or Upper School site calendar to view all events for students/parents/faculty.

Faculty only events are listed under the Faculty Group listing.

Muffins with Mom

Thank you to all the Moms, Grandmas, and Special Friends that came to Muffins with Mom Friday morning. We would also like to thank Mr. Lewis for starting the coffee bright and early, our partners in the Development Office for helping with set-up and clean-up, and Dads, Fred Campbell, Kevin Handford, and John Neff, for serving the food during the event. Spcial thanks to all of our volunteer moms who gave of their time during this special event!

Click here for photos of the event

Field Day T-Shirts

If you ordered a t-shirt for Field Day, they will be available for pick-up this Tuesday the 17th and Wednesday the 18th from 8:00 am-8:40 am and from 2:45 pm-3:30 pm in the Owls Outlet. We have VERY FEW additional shirts to sell because the shirts are dated for Field Day 2016.

Used Uniform Donations

As the end of the school year approaches, please remember the Used Uniform store is in need of gently used uniform pieces in all sizes. We are in desperate need of clothing for our Middle School and Upper School students. Donations are easily dropped off in the donation box located outside the Used Uniform Store in the Roberts Building.

The Yearbook Is In and Will Be Given Out This Week!

If you haven't purchased one yet--Click the Link below

Click here to order the yearbook online

Important Dates from the Business Office

  • The annual MS & US Follett Book Buy Back event will be held on Thursday, June 9th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Treptow Library.

  • Smart Lunches will continue to provide lunch choices through June 3rd. After June 3rd, students will need to make other arrangements for their lunch.

  • Late bus service will be provided through Friday, May 20th.

  • Our regular bus service will continue until after the Middle School closing ceremony, Friday, June 10. Buses will depart Wakefield School at 12:45 on June 10th.

  • Aftercare for the Lower School will be provided through June 3rd.

  • Middle School aftercare will be provided through June 9th. There will be no Middle School aftercare on June 10th.

  • We will have someone answering the phones until 6 p.m. through Thursday, June 9th.

  • Remember to turn in all library books. Your account will be billed in June for any unreturned library books!

Thank you for a wonderful 2015-2016 school year. The business office wishes all of you a wonderful and restful summer. See you in September!

Please contact Robin Nida (540) 253-7537 with any Business Office questions.

Summer Camp Offerings

Week-long day camps run from June 20 through July 29

Wakefield School’s Summer Camp program offers a diverse list of camps for students who will be in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grades this coming fall.


How will you be spending your discovery days and spring break in 2017? You could be traveling to Germany, Prague, and Vienna with Mr. Clubb and Ms. Ward.

Next year marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. To mark the occasion Wakefield School is offering an opportunity to travel through central Europe.