New Family Pizza Party – August - an evening to welcome new families and a time for new families and children to meet each other. Held at the Upham playground with pizza and light refreshments.
Back to School Ice Cream Social – September – a fun time for parents and children to see old friends and meet new ones while enjoying some ice cream. This year the ice cream social will be held at the Upham Upper Field on Sunday, September 16 from 6pm-7pm.
Sports Carnival – October – The sports-themed annual school fair. Games and prizes, raffles, food, refreshments, and a cake walk. An annual fundraiser for the Upham PTO. This year the Sports Carnival will be on Saturday, October 13 from 10am-2pm.
Cradles to Crayons – Fall – a collection of gently used clothing, toys, and games for disadvantaged children.
Pizza Bingo – time TBD – A night for families to come out and play bingo and enjoy pizza and light refreshments.
New Book Fair – Spring – A sale of new books in the school library. Children visit the book fair during their library time and are able to purchase books from the fair. In recent years there has also been a pajama night when children come back to school in their pj's at night to shop for books.
Invention Convention – every other year in the spring – Upham’s science fair for all grades. The next invention convention will be held in the spring of 2020.
Variety Night – Spring – annual school variety show.
Biennial Auction – Spring - An evening for parents to enjoy friends, food, and cocktails while bidding on auction items. 2019 is an auction year. This year the auction will be held at the Wellesley Country Club on Friday, April 5, 2019.
Wellesley Wonderful Parade – May - we represent Upham on our school float in the Wellesley Wonderful Weekend Veterans parade. Some kids ride on the float and some walk and hand out candy.
Field Day – June – All day games for kids and a teacher vs 5th grade game to end the day.
End of Year Picnic – last day of school - Families have picnic lunches together on the upper field before beginning their summer vacations.
Other Events (not sponsored by PTO)
Halloween Parade - October – Children come to school in their costumes and parade around the school right at the start of the day. Parents are welcome to stay after drop-off and watch.
Upham Family Ski Trip - January 2019