Hardy 101

No need to try and be elegant with this. Let's just dump any and all of the basic info out there and you can pick and choose what to consume/retain/heed!

  • New Families:  Welcome to Hardy!  If you have any questions about being new at Hardy or the PTO, please contact our New Families Liaisons, Janine Paye and Tanya Lisowsky.

  • Lunch:  Wellesley Public Schools' lunch program requires all students to have a school lunch account, funded in advance.  Information on how to fund your child's account will be coming soon.

  • Snacks:  Please pack a snack, as each classroom has a morning snack.  

  • Email Communications:  Most school communications are delivered via email, so please ensure we have the correct email addresses for your family.  Please contact Janet Rixon to ensure your email addresses are included on the list.  

  • School Calendar:  Please consult the school calendar and your child's backpack for notices about in-school events and PTO meetings.  If at any point you wish to speak with your child's teacher, feel free to send a note in your child's backpack.

  • Assemblies:  There is often an assembly on Friday mornings, right after dropoff, at which parents are welcome to attend.

  • Illnesses:  If your child is ill and will not be in school, please call the Absent Line:  781-446-6225 ext. 8 (available 24 hours/day).

  • School Buses:  If you are interested in having your child ride a bus to school, please contact Deane McGoldrick at the Transportation Department at 781-446-6210 ext 4514.  Click here for more information. 

  • After School Program:  Care for children in kindergarten through eighth grade is available through the WCCC after school program.  For more information about availability and how to enroll, please click here

  • School Spirit Days:  Occur on the LAST Friday of every month.  Students are encouraged to wear Hardy gear or red apparel to demonstrate school spirit.  Please encourage your children to wear their Hardy finest on all-school assembly days, as well. Opportunities to purchase Hardy gear will be available throughout the school year.

  • Walk to School Days:  Once a month, Hardy participates in walk to school days.  Please consult the school calendar for the exact dates, and children and parents are encouraged to walk to school from home, or from having parked at a distance comfortable for the walkers.