Parker Road Movie Night! “Curious George: Show Me the Monkey!”

Nov. 2, 2018 • Doors open at 5:45PM • Beal Early Childhood Center Auditorium

Please join us for a screening of “Curious George, Show Me the Monkey!” Doors open at 5:45PM, movie starts at 6:00PM (run time: 90 minutes). Concessions will be sold. More information will be coming home in your child’s backpack.

Jump-a-thon pledges due Jan 8

The Parker Road Jump-A-Thon pledge collection deadline has been extended to Friday, Jan 8. Your donations support current programs in our classrooms, such as the student-favorite Music and Movement, and several new programs for 2016 including Bugs Works and Science Around You.  Thank you for your continued generosity!

Join us for the Jump-a-Thon!

The JUMP-A-THON is one of Parker Road’s biggest fundraisers of the school year! The children raise money by receiving pledges for how many jumps they can accomplish in 30 seconds (e.g., if Joey is sponsored 25 cents per jump and completes 50 jumps, he raises $12.50). Most children average 40-60 jumps. Pledge sheets to record sponsors and amounts pledged were sent home in your child’s backpack this week. Pledge sheets and donations will be collected a few weeks after the JUMP-A-THON.

Every child enrolled at Parker Road Preschool, regardless of whether they commit to raising money, is included in the JUMP-A-THON. Each child will receive a medal for their accomplishment.

Families are invited to come to school on the day of the JUMP-A-THON and cheer on their children. It is a fun and exciting event!

The informational flyer can be found here: JUMP-A-THON FLYER 2015

The pledge sheet can be found here: JUMP-A-THON Pledge Sheet 2015

The specific times for your child’s class are listed below – read carefully! Contact us at with any questions!

2 Wesleyan Terrace

 Teacher Session/s Date Time
Dowling 3 & 4 day AM Wed, 12/2 10:15-10:45
Dowling 2 day AM Thur, 12/3 10:15-10:45
Roxo/Roe 5 day AM Thur, 12/3 10:15-10:45
Dowling 4 day PM Thur, 12/3 1:30-2:00
Roxo/Roe 4 day PM Thur, 12/3 1:30-2:00

15 Parker Road

Teacher Session/s Date Time
Smith 3 & 4 day AM Wed, 12/9 10:15-10:45
Vangel 3 & 4 day AM Wed, 12/9 10:15-10:45
Vincelette 3 & 5 day AM Wed, 12/9 10:15-10:45
Marchand 5 day AM Thur, 12/10 9:30-10:00
Mietkiewicz 5 day AM Thur, 12/10 9:30-10:00
Smith 2 day AM Thur, 12/10 8:45-9:15
Vangel 2 day AM Thur, 12/10 8:45-9:15
Johnson 5 day AM Thur, 12/10 10:15-10:45
Vincelette 2 day AM Thur, 12/10 10:15-10:45
Johnson 4 day PM Thur, 12/10 1:45-2:15
Marchand 4 day PM Thur, 12/10 1:45-2:15
Mietkiewicz 4 day PM Thur, 12/10 1:00-1:30
Smith 4 day PM Thur, 12/10 1:00-1:30
Vangel 4 day PM Thur, 12/10 1:00-1:30


“Stock the Cabinet” …Grab and Go!

The PTO is coordinating a grab-and-go to treat the staff at Parker Road and Wesleyan Terrace with snacks and goodies to show our appreciation for the hard work they do every day!

We are asking for families to help donate items to “stock the cabinet.”

The link for our Grab and Go Sign-Up is listed below!!


Items can be dropped off at Parker/Wesleyan

on Thursday November 19th and Friday November 20th

through the looping line or by dropping them off via the front entrance.

We thank you in advance for all of your help and support!

Parent-Teacher Conferences Tuesday 11/3

It’s time for parent-teacher conferences! Tomorrow, Tuesday November 3rd, is parent-teacher conference day. At Parker Road and Wesleyan Terrace we will have childcare for preschool students and older siblings during your scheduled conference time. You are welcome to keep younger siblings with you during the conference.

Also, please join us on Thursday evening for the PTO Meeting from 6:30-7:30 at 15 Parker Road, Room 1. We will be hosting a presentation about School Safety led by Lisa Robinson and Kristin Stewich. Mr. Stephen Rocco, SPS Safety and Security Coordinator, will also be in attendance. Following the presentation we will hold a general PTO meeting. The general meeting includes a review of the minutes from the previous meeting and updates about completed and upcoming enrichment and fundraising events.

Fun at the Fall Social!!

Saturday was a beautiful day for the Parker Road Fall Social! We had lots of families join us to play with friends on the playground and have fun making fall crafts and scarecrows. We enjoyed some healthy snacks, played games, and planted mums to decorate our buildings. Thank you to everyone for making it a such a fun day!! We couldn’t have done it without our wonderful volunteers who donated their time to make sure everyone had a great time!! A special thank you to Papa’s Hardware on Route 9 in Shrewsbury for their generous donation of potting soil and mums, and to Wegmans in Northborough for their generous donation of apples and paper goods.

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Join us for the Fall Social

The Parker Road Preschool PTO invites you to join us for the Fall Social!  The Fall Social will be held at Saturday October 10th from 10:00am until 11:30am, on the playground at 15 Parker Road. In the event of rain, the Fall Social will be held on Saturday October 17th.

This is a great opportunity to get to know other Parker Road families, while exploring the playground, having fun with fall games and crafts, and enjoying a healthy snack. Bring the whole family to join in the fun!

We will also work together making scarecrows to display at Parker Road and Wesleyan Terrace.  **Start saving your recyclable plastics bags (from Target, grocery stores, etc). We will be going green by using these bags to stuff our scarecrows, and then recycling the materials after the event. **

We are in need of volunteers for short shifts of set-up, clean-up, and activity centers. We would also appreciate contributions to our scarecrows! Please access the link below to sign up for these opportunities:

If you have any questions or are interested in learning more about volunteering, please contact Michelle Conlin at