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.  

Sports Carnival – The sports-themed annual school PTO FUNdraiser.  Games and prizes, raffles, food, refreshments, and a cupcake walk. (New this year, the Sports Carnival will be held in Spring of 2020)

Cradles to Crayons – Fall – a collection of gently used clothing, toys, and games for children in need.  

Pizza Bingo – Winter - A night for families to come out and play bingo and enjoy pizza and light refreshments.

Book Fair – Spring – Week long book fair in the school library.  Children visit the book fair during their library time and are able to purchase books.  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. 

Day of Imagineering – Spring - This is a chance for students to combine their imagination with engineering skills to create an idea, design it and build it. It will help encourage all students to use their ingenuity, to become problem solvers, risk takers, flexible thinkers, and inventors.

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.  The next auction will be held in Spring 2021.  

Wellesley Wonderful Parade – May - we represent Upham on our school float in the Wellesley Wonderful Weekend Veterans parade.  Families walk or ride on float and hand out candy to spectators.

Field Day – June – All day games for kids and a the Annual Teachers vs 5th Grade Kickball Game to end the day.

Additional events (not sponsored by PTO):

Halloween Parade - October 31 – 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 24-26, 2020 at Omni Mount Washington, Bretton Woods.  Call 888-444-OMNI (6664) directly to book your hotel room.  Ask for the “Upham Elementary” group rate.