RoxWes Open House 9/24/16

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RoxWes Open House 9/24/16

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Screen on the Green – Zootopia

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Screen on the Green – Zootopia

Screen on the Green – Zootopia Please join us for a fun-filled family movie night on the Weston Town Green. Starting at sunset, Disney’s Zootopia will be the main feature. A suggested donation of $20/Family will be collected at the event and funds raised will benefit Roxbury Weston Programs, Inc. Pizza, popcorn, candy, water, and juice boxes will be available for purchase. See you...

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Successful fundraiser for Roxbury Weston Programs

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Successful fundraiser for Roxbury Weston Programs

Successful fundraiser for Roxbury Weston Programs Roxbury Weston Programs celebrated the theme “We Are All a Piece of the Puzzle” at its annual spring fundraiser on May 14, hosted by the Board of Trustees and planned by co-chairs Alix Mackey, Kelly Komola and Katy Harding. Board president Pam Martin spoke about the impact the program has had on her children and on the lives of so many others, and CATCH (Children Achieving Through Community Hope) after-school program teacher Leslie Jordan spoke about the history of this important...

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SAVE THE DATE: 2nd Annual Rox-Wes Screen on the Green!

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SAVE THE DATE: 2nd Annual Rox-Wes Screen on the Green!

What: Outdoor movie night showing “Big Hero 6” When: Friday, September 18th from 6-9pm (movie begins at sundown) Where: Weston Town Green @ 400 Boston Post Road Cost: $20/family suggested donation Please note: • Pizza, popcorn, beverages and candy will be available for sale • Bring a flashlight, blankets, friends &...

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Roxbury Weston Preschool Field Trip to the Swan Boats & Boston Public Garden

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Roxbury Weston Preschool celebrated the end of the school year with a field trip to the swan boats and Boston Public Garden on Thursday May 28th, 2015. Preschool students and their families rode the bus from the preschool campus at the First Parish Church in Weston town center to the Charles Street gates of the Boston Public Garden. The children, parents & teachers enjoyed a trip around the lagoon in the swan boats. The children had a wonderful time watching for ducks and the two swans in residence, Romeo & Juliet. The group then...

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Celebrating 50 Years

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Roxbury Weston Programs celebrated its 50th anniversary with “On the Rox” on May 9, hosted by the Board of Trustees and planned by co-chairs Alix Mackey and Kait Whitworth. Two founders of Roxbury Weston Programs, Imogene Fish and Phyllis Ritvo, who established the summer camp and preschool in 1965, joined the festivities. Current parents, alumni, teachers, supporters and friends mingled outdoors under a festive tent and toasted the program with cocktails and a visit from Roxy’s Grilled Cheese food truck. Roxbury Weston Preschool is...

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Tickets on Sale – Annual Spring Fundraiser

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Tickets on Sale – Annual Spring Fundraiser

Purchase your tickets now for the Annual Spring Fundraiser! Visit the Events page to purchase tickets online.

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Save the Date – Annual Spring Fundraiser

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Save the Date – Annual Spring Fundraiser

Save the Date for the Annual Spring Fundraiser!

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Screen on the Green September 2014!

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Screen on the Green September 2014!

Roxbury Weston Preschool presented “Screen on the Green” on September 19th, with many families enjoying “Rio 2” & a pizza dinner on the Weston Town Green. Roxbury Weston Preschool is the longest running voluntarily desegregated education program in the United States. It is a wonderful community that encourages diversity, education and friendship amongst children of all backgrounds. We are thrilled to be preparing for our program’s 50th Anniversary in 2015!

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Off to Kindergarten!

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Off to Kindergarten!

Today is the last day of another school year! As I sit here looking out the window at the playground, I see children who have grown socially, emotionally and physically this past year. It seems like we were just starting up in September, getting to know the children, learning the routine of school, exploring the school environment, adjusting to the bus schedule, meeting new families and today is here. It has been a great year! I would like to thank each and everyone one of you for trusting us with your child. You have done a beautiful job with...

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Photos: Happenings at Roxbury Weston Preschool

Posted by on Jul 10, 2011 in News | Comments Off on Photos: Happenings at Roxbury Weston Preschool

By Gatehouse Media (July 10, 2011) The children at Roxbury Weston Preschool recently enjoyed a curriculum on insects and learned about the life cycle of the butterfly, as well as took their annual field trip to the swan boat ride at Boston’s Public Garden….. Read More.…  

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Looking Back at Roxbury Weston Programs

Posted by on Nov 11, 2009 in News | Comments Off on Looking Back at Roxbury Weston Programs

By Kara Fleming, Gatehouse Media (November 13, 2009) I recently met a Weston man who not only met Martin Luther King Jr., but marched with him – twice. His wife fought for desegregated education because Weston’s School Committee declined the invitation to become a part of Metco its first year. She and a friend of mine challenged the School Committee’s decision by launching an integrated preschool to prove the point that education is a right, not a privilege, and that exposing children to diversity lays the groundwork to acceptance and...

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History of Community Support for Roxbury Weston Programs

Posted by on Oct 9, 2008 in News | Comments Off on History of Community Support for Roxbury Weston Programs

By Kara M. Fleming, GateHouse News Service (Oct 09, 2008) It was a beautiful, late summer afternoon on Sept. 20 and on the First Parish playground families from Boston, Weston, Wayland, Wellesley and Sudbury gathered to visit with old friends, make new ones, and celebrate the start of a new school year as the Roxbury Weston Preschool unveiled a new play structure. Read more….

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Challenge Grant Awarded to Roxbury Weston Preschool

Posted by on May 10, 2008 in News | Comments Off on Challenge Grant Awarded to Roxbury Weston Preschool

(May 1, 20o8) The gauntlet has been thrown and the challenge issued: Who else will help give a child access to a brighter future? The Roxbury Weston Programs, a section 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization, has been awarded a generous challenge grant for the Roxbury Weston Preschool by an anonymous donor who has issued a match challenge for the preschool’s scholarship fund. It has always been the philosophy and mission in the 43 year history of RoxWes to provide full access to a high quality education, which has been upheld...

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