WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2014

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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It has become so well attended that it is now hosted at Babson. Bates hosts a family movie night in the gym. Everyone comes in their pajamas with sleeping bags and stuffed animals. The fifth grade will run another concession stand for their spring trip. Other traditions are connected to the community. All of the Weston schools work closely with Land's Sake Farm. In kinder- garten, the children are taught how to tap trees for maple syrup; they will also visit the sugar shacks outside the middle school and watch how the syrup is made. Every year the Weston second graders at both the Woodland and Country schools will run a food drive for the Bristol Lodge, a soup kitchen in Waltham. The students are responsible for setting up collection bins in all the schools' classrooms, creating momen- tum and tallying the donations. "It's great to see the kids graphing the donations and it's important to teach them about giving back to the community, espe- cially at this time of year. Bristol Lodge employees will come to the Thanksgiving assembly to accept the donations," Price says. And then there is the Thanksgiving tradi- tion of a full turkey meal prepared by the director of food services and staff for the Field School, the only Weston school which does not have its own kitchen. "Our food is lovingly made at the middle school and brought over daily throughout 171 f a l l 2 0 1 4 | W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e

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