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Welcome to Hardy Elementary School

As members of the Hardy community we know and appreciate just how special our school is. From Principal Cook to all of the amazing educators and school staff, we are privileged to leave our kids in their capable and nurturing hands. Reciprocally, as the extended community, it is our duty on the PTO to complement and supplement the in-school experience with support and service. Through fundraising, volunteerism, and community-building activities we are invaluable contributors to the Hardy Experience. As such, we hope that you will find opportunities to contribute to this mission through both PTO activities and giving. And we hope that this web-site proves useful as both a parent resource and a vehicle to stay involved in the Hardy PTO community. Thank you for your engagement and support.

-The Hardy PTO Board

Community Service Efforts and More Good News

2021 National Blue Ribbon School Award Celebration!






In recognition of Hardy being designated a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School, we are planning to have a special outdoor ceremony on Friday, December 10th (rain date of December 17th) from 8:40-9:00 AM. This will be held behind the building on the Hardy field. Parents and guardians are invited to stay after drop off and watch this program (as this is a brief program, this will be for standing room only for any parent/guardian attendees). Stay tuned for more information as we get closer to this event.

Wellesley Girl Scouts

The Wellesley Girl Scout Service Unit is starting to plan for the fall. Anyone who might be interested in joining a troop at any level - elementary, middle or high school - is encouraged to email today for more info!!

At Girl Scouts, your girl will discover who she is, what she’s passionate about, and what she wants to achieve­—both today and in the future. She will have fun and make friends as she participates in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience: a proven, one-of-a-kind leadership development program.

Kids Backing Kids

KBK Holiday Gift Drive. Please consider sponsoring a family or making a donation here 

Registration for Wellesley Girls Lacrosse has opened for Spring 2022!  Players in kindergarten through eighth grade will learn the value of teamwork, grit, and commitment while having fun playing lacrosse.  Register early to guarantee your spot!

Fine tune skills and prep for the season with our winter lacrosse clinics at the Boston Sports Institute and our “Thanksgiving Turkey Throwdown” event!  Visit our website HERE and follow us on instagram @wellesleyglax for the latest updates and registration information.

Hardy Cares

The Hardy Cares team has an urgent need for the items listed HERE on our Hardy Cares Immediate Needs list. The SignUp Genius will continue to be updated in real-time throughout the year to reflect the ongoing needs. Thank you all again for your help!

As a reminder: please sign up to be included on the Hardy Cares distribution list! Email us to become a part of the team. You will be informed about our community's specific needs throughout the year

For the Longest Time
Feeling a little stir crazy? So are the rest of us! Here's a playful, pick-me-up parody of the song For the Longest Time to put a smile on your face this week! 

Drive-by Birthday Celebrations by Wellesley Police Department 
The Wellesley Police department has offered to do a drive by for any young children having birthdays.  If you have a specific request, call Lt. Jeff Renzella at (781) 235-1212 and it will be evaluated based on a few criteria designed to ensure everyone is safe.

Cradles to Crayons Resources
The Cradles to Crayons website has some great ideas for how you can help from home while doing your spring cleaning. For more details, visit

Share Some Good News!
If you have some good news you’d like to share with the Hardy community, please email Lauren Lin at



Easy as One, Two, Three

The Hardy faculty playfully serenaded our students to The Jackson 5 song, “ABC”. It generated many smiles and laughs and helped the kids feel connected.  Check it out here if you haven't seen it. 


Teacher Appreciation Snack Cart Sign Up!

We'd like to thank our amazing Hardy teachers and support staff for all they've done this year to keep our kids learning, healthy and happy! Please help us keep the continuous snack cart in the teachers lounge stocked for the rest of the year as a token of our appreciation for them! 


Sign up HERE to contribute. 

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Quick Links

Click here for the October Lunch Menu

Click here for the Hardy Directory

Support Hardy through "Hardy Parent Teachers Organization" at Amazon Smile here

Submit virtual Box Tops to support Hardy via the Boxtops App

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