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Rising 6th Grade Parent Zoom - Shared screen with speaker view
Stef Nelson
09:32
Are we supposed to be hearing anything yet?
Betsy Gavron (she/her)
09:45
music
Tricia Alford
11:57
yes
Lou Pordage
12:05
Can hear you loud and clear Betsy
Stef Nelson
18:06
can you tell us what a House Leader is?
Chitra Mills
18:54
We are team coordinators- we run meetings with teachers and are the point person for your team.
Chitra Mills
19:16
As house leaders, we also plan trips and experiences with the team for students.
Len Sherman
19:40
What’s a “team” in this context?
JaNae Hood METCO Coordinator
20:11
They support the teachers in their grade level “6th grade team”
Chitra Mills
21:17
Team is our cluster, the math, science, social studies, and English teacher as well as others, sometimes Combined Arts and world language teachers.
Renee Lai
38:26
When do the students have time to go to the math center and writing center?
Chitra Mills
38:57
During their study hall or Flex
Renee Lai
44:17
Are there plans to have morning wellness post pandemic?
Chitra Mills
45:12
We are hoping to have it again, along with a host of other clubs and activities!
George Benzie
45:16
Yes. We want to continue morning wellness as soon as we are able to get it going!
Brenda Martinez
57:12
What are some of the programs/clubs offered before and after school?
George Benzie
58:50
https://wms.wayland.k12.ma.us/UserFiles/Servers/Server_1036732/File/Co-curricular%20Clubs/WMS%20Clubs%202019-2020.pdf
Laurie Gordon
01:02:38
Do they stay in the same cluster throughout the three years?
JaNae Hood METCO Coordinator
01:02:48
No
JaNae Hood METCO Coordinator
01:02:55
They change clusters each year
Brenda Martinez
01:04:58
What type of activities are parents invited to participate in that are not PTO involved (lol) temporary commitment
Chitra Mills
01:05:42
Biking to Walden and potentially a couple of other field trips
Brenda Martinez
01:06:03
Thank you!
HZ
01:08:48
Do you have some information about the Wayland Middle School hockey team?
Chitra Mills
01:10:27
We have girls’ field hockey starting in 7th but hockey is a separate organization, I believe…
HZ
01:11:01
Thank you
Amanda Melander
01:14:44
Brenda, there are also grade reps that can engage with some of the grade-level activities - not a big commitment but a way to get involved. I can fill anyone in if you are interested in learning more. You can reach out to me at WaylandMiddleSchoolPTO@gmail.com with questions….
Brenda Martinez
01:15:19
Thank you Amanda
Laurie Gordon
01:19:50
can someone do chorus and band/orchestra?
Bonu
01:20:24
Is piano part of orchestra?
Chitra Mills
01:20:57
You can do chorus and band if you are in a select group for one of them, because otherwise they meet at the same time
Melissa Spelman
01:21:28
when are the class schedules distributed and cluster confirmed for each student?
Kelly Hagan (6th grade teacher)
01:21:47
Schedules will come out at the end of August
Brenda Martinez
01:22:14
When do 6th grade that trail day to learn the different parts of the building?
Dana’s iPhone
01:22:19
When will the students find out what language they will learn? Before August, or when they get their schedule?
Brenda Martinez
01:22:24
I can't write..
Brenda Martinez
01:22:55
Thank you Mrs. Hagan at least you understood what I meant lol
Chitra Mills
01:22:58
Languages will be in the schedule they receive in August
Tom Halpin (he/his)
01:23:00
Orientation: Tuesday, August 31st
Brenda Martinez
01:26:10
Thank you all!!
Lou Pordage
01:26:32
Thank you x
Mary Legere
01:26:35
Thank you!
Nhi Pham
01:26:35
As a new parent to Wayland, thank you! This was helpful.
Beth Rothschild
01:26:36
Thank you for the warm welcome!
Renee Lai
01:26:41
Thank you!!
Laurie Gordon
01:26:42
thank you!
Priya Sawe
01:26:44
Thank you!
sameem
01:26:52
Thank you
Sophie
01:27:01
Thank you!