WellesleyWeston Magazine

SPRING 2013

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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Wellesley School Fairs At other school fairs, teachers might commiserate with the soggy fifth grade parents at Hunnewell. "When the DJ announces that COURTESY OF TENACRE FAIR the Fiske principal is in the dunk tank, you can just see the swarm of children leaving their current activity to watch," laughs Hudepohl. At Schofield last June, the principal was wearing a "Just Dunk It" T-shirt, ready for the festivities. The students, of course, participate as well. One of the most popular games at Hunnewell Tenacre Orchardfest musical chairs — with the winner choosing n Held second Saturday in May n is the "Take a Cake" game which is like Have mechanical rides — including super slide, swinging pirate ship, spinning teacups — as well as games, pony rides, and BarnBabies (petting zoo with baby animals) n Silent auction n an elaborately decorated cake. "Roche Bros. 100 percent parent participation required donates all the cakes and the kids decorate them with their families. Some are incredibly creative, with only jellybeans or a specific Acorn Tree & Landscape design," notes Ann Marie Cronin, co-chair of Design and Construction Offering Large Tree Transplanting the Hunnewell Fun Fair. "On the morning of the Fun Fair, all the classes will tour the over Over , mature trees available to instantly establish your landscape. 300 cakes that are decorated, imagining which one they will choose if they win or admiring a friend's creativity." Fiske students have a dress-up day the Hand digging large Rhododendron Friday before the fair and many will be ready for the Wild West Round-Up, coming to We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | s p r i n g 2 0 1 3 school in western-themed clothes. Another beloved tradition at Fiske is "Arrest that • MA Certified Arborist • Owner Operated • Horticultural Consultant • Planting Plans Rascal." On the Friday before the fair, warInstalling 40 ft. Sugar Maple with tree spade A leader in New England in large tree & shrub transplanting Japanese Maple | Dogwood | Beech | Sugar Maple | Spruce | etc... Harvard, MA • Tel: -- • Fax: -- • acorntree@aol.com 120 rants will be delivered to friends and teachers, bought by other students. At the fair, those with warrants will be "rounded up" for a commemorative photo at the jail.

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