You’re Egg’cellent!

We’re excited to announce the Paton PTO Thinks You’re Egg’cellent Spring Event!

Let us bring some spring magic to your family! Complete the form to purchase plastic eggs, filled with non-perishable treats, that we will hide in your yard during the weekend of April 8-10. You can also purchase eggs to send to your Paton friends!

We can only deliver eggs to Shrewsbury addresses.

Complete this form by March 25 to participate!

Book Blizzard Poster Contest 2022

The annual Paton read-a-thon and fundraiser, The Book Blizzard, will take place this year from February 14-27.

We need your help with this great reading event!

Paton students are invited to design and create a Book Blizzard poster.

A panel of teachers will choose the winner who will have his or her poster displayed, both in the school and online, to advertise the Book Blizzard! (This is an optional and individual assignment where students create a poster at home.)

Poster Requirements

  1. Poster must be made using a 8.5” x 11” paper. Larger or smaller sizes cannot be accepted.
  2. Write your name and teacher’s name on the back of your poster.
  3. Your poster must clearly show the following information:
    Paton Book Blizzard
    February 14-27, 2022
  4. Posters can be made using any of the following: markers, crayons, colored pencils, or paint. Since the poster will be scanned and enlarged, please do not glue any materials.
  5. Use a winter theme – Think SNOW!

Designs must be submitted by Friday, February 4, 2022 in one of the following ways:
1. Directly to the Main Office
2. Electronically submitted to the Paton PTO email – walterjpatonpto@gmail.com

The winner will be announced the week of February 6, 2022.

Thankful for My Flock

Who are you thankful for this year? Mom and Dad? Your teacher or principal? Your neighbor or friend? With the Thankful For My Flock fundraiser, the Paton School community will be showing Shrewsbury how grateful we are for the special people in our lives.

How can you participate?

1. Click the link below, complete the form, and tell us who you are thankful for this year.

2. With the donation of $5, we will put that name on a decorative turkey and place it on the front lawn of Paton School along Route 140.

Let’s see how many turkeys we can get on the front lawn! Turkeys can be purchased now through November 22.

Complete this form to participate!

2021-2022 Events and Fundraisers

We’re excited to be able to offer events again for the 2021-2022 school year!

Changes to COVID protocols or district guidelines may alter this calendar. We will continue to update this page as we have more information.

Scholastic Book Fair and Ice Cream Social
November 3-13, 2021

Paton students will visit the Scholastic Book Fair throughout the weeks of the event to create their wish lists. Books can be purchased in school during select hours.

Then, on November 12 from 6:00-8:00 PM, the Paton School community will come together for the Ice Cream Social in the cafeteria where students can shop the Book Fair with their families and friends.

Paton Day at The Worcester Railers
January 23, 2022

Join students and families for Paton Day at The Worcester Railers! We’ll sit together for an exciting hockey game at the DCU Center, and the second grade will perform on the ice before the game!

Book Blizzard Read-a-thon
February 14-25, 2022

Paton students will challenge themselves to log the most reading time…and keep up their reading skills over February vacation! Families are encouraged to sponsor their readers. Certificates and prizes are awarded to the highest readers by grade level.

Teacher Appreciation Week
May 2-6, 2022

During Teacher Appreciation Week, we recognize the amazing Paton teachers & staff! The week-long event is filled with surprises each day to say THANK YOU!

Paton Family Block Party
June 13, 2022

Enjoy a fun evening on the Paton playground with students, teachers and families as we celebrate the last days of school! We’ll have food trucks, a DJ, and other fun surprises!

Field Day
Date TBD

Students dressed in their class colors will enjoy a day filled with relay races, tug-of-war, and more on the Municipal Field. Popsicles will be served and fun will be had by all!

Fourth Grade Celebration

It’s hard to believe in just a short amount of time our 4th graders will be heading to Sherwood Middle School!  The 4th Grade Celebration Committee has been formed and is working hard to organize the end of the year activities.

IMPORTANT: Please complete this form for your 4th grade student.

SAVE THE DATE
4th Grade Graduation
Tuesday, June 15th 10:00-11:30 AM
(Rain Dates: Wednesday, June 16th or Thursday, June 17th).  

The ceremony will run from 10:00-11:00 AM.  Following the ceremony, from 11:00-11:30, there will be time for pictures and greeting.  

All 4th grade students will then be treated to both a picnic lunch and yearbook signing that afternoon. Please plan for normal dismissal time/pick up on that day.  

You’re Egg’cellent!

We’re excited to announce the Paton PTO Thinks You’re Egg’cellent Spring Event!

Let us bring some spring magic to your family! Complete the form to purchase plastic eggs, filled with non-perishable treats, that we will hide in your yard during the weekend of March 27-28. You can also purchase eggs to send to your Paton friends!

Eggs can be purchased until March 22. A dozen filled eggs cost $20, and each additional dozen sent to the same address is $5.

We can only deliver eggs to Shrewsbury addresses.

Complete this form to participate!

Virtual Family Cooking Night

NEW DATE! The Virtual Cooking Night Fundraiser will be on Tuesday, January 19.

Join other Paton families via Zoom while Chef Greg Califano of Volturno walks us through how to create a delicious dinner together right from your own kitchen.

All ingredients will be provided to you in your Cooking Night kit. Your kit can be picked up ahead of time at Volturno on Shrewsbury Street.

The total cost of this event is $60 and includes pasta for 4 plus a bottle of wine. The class will run from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Families who registered for the original date should have received a refund in December and can register again for January 19.

Register now!

We look forward to cooking with you!

Thankful for My Flock

Who are you thankful for this year?

Are you thankful for Mom and Dad? How about Grandma and Grandpa? Your postal or grocery store worker? Your neighbor or friend? Your teachers for making learning fun, no matter where your classroom is this year?

The Paton School Community will be showing Shrewsbury how thankful we are for the special people in our lives.

How can you participate in the Thankful For My Flock fundraiser?

  1. Clink the link below, complete the form, and tell us who you are thankful for this year.
  2. With the donation of $5, we will put that name(s) on a decorative turkey and place it on the front lawn of Paton School along Route 140.

Let’s see how many turkeys we can get on the front lawn and start a new tradition!

Turkeys can be purchased through November 25th.

Complete this form to participate!

Online Scholastic Book Fair

Scholastic Book Fair is here again! After careful consideration, we have opted to host the Scholastic Book Fair 100% online. Shopping the Online Scholastic Book Fair will help your child discover new books, favorite characters, complete series, and more! AND, you will help support Paton School!

From October 30-November 12, you can shop the Book Fair in two ways, all from the comfort of your home!

1. Search the Scholastic Book Fair site by favorite author, book title, subject matter or child’s reading level
2. Utilize the new Virtual 360 tour! Walk right up to a bookcase (just like in person!) and browse new titles

To shop the Scholastic Book Fair: www.scholastic.com/bf/walterjpatonschool

Virtual Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Join the Paton community from October 26-29 for a Virtual Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

Decorate your pumpkin in any way that you would like (carved or not!) and comment with a photo of your pumpkin on the October 26 Paton PTO Facebook post. Entries may also be emailed to walterjpatonpto@gmail.com.

Winners will be announced on October 30 for the following categories: scariest, funniest, most colorful, most creative, most realistic and cutest. Each winner will receive a small prize.