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Parents Association

The Parents Association is a partnership with the Academy that enhances our students valuable educational experience. Being an active member of the Parents Association provides parents a meaningful way to be directly involved in their students' educational experience, as well as in our school community.



Parents Association Meetings

Saturday, Dec. 15
Evening of Mixing & Mingling

Casa Bella Italian Kitchen & Bar
546 Main St., Hampden, Mass.
8 - 10 p.m.
To be held during Winter Ball (8 - 10:30 p.m.)

Details and RSVP here

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Morrow House
5:30 - 7 p.m.

January 10, 2019
February 21, 2019
April 11, 2019

(Unless otherwise specified, food and beverage served)

Watch Parent eNews for information about speakers and special parent offerings at these meetings. If you wish to volunteer please contact Director of Parent Programs, Kellie Molander at kmolander@wma.us.

Save the date ....

Upcoming events:

  • Class of 2020 - College Search Kick Off in January
  • YOGA Social in January at The Yoga Shop
  • Delaney’s Market Sampler Night in February
  • Lunar New Year in February
  • Dad’s Night out in March
  • Teacher Appreciation Luncheon in April

Not to far off are the end of school year events when the PA depends on many parent volunteers to make things happen. Look for committee signups in January.

  • Prize Day
  • Red & Blue BBQ
  • Middle School Closing Ceremonies & Field Day

MS Parent Reception

Friday, Dec. 7
The Taproom Grill
2823 Boston Road, Wilbraham
7 - 9 p.m.

Join other WMA Middle School Parents after dropping off your student for the Holiday Dance between 7 - 9 p.m. for a relaxing, informal way to enjoy some time getting to know other parents. All are welcome! Stuart Whitcomb and a few of your favorite MS Faculty members will be hosting! Sign up and show up - it's that easy. We hope to see you there.

Upper School Reception

Saturday, Dec. 15
Evening of Mixing & Mingling

Casa Bella Italian Kitchen & Bar
546 Main St., Hampden, Mass.
8 - 10 p.m.
To be held during Winter Ball (8 - 10:30 p.m.)

Details and RSVP here




Paint & Sip Night

Family Weekend 2018

Director of Parent Programs


We are thrilled to welcome Kellie Molander to the Office of Advancement staff as our Director of Parent Programs.

Read Kellie's profile here.

kmolander@wma.us
413.596.9144

PA notes

Titan Parent Walk & Talk Tuesdays

Please join other WMA Titan Parents for some morning exercise and conversation. We will walk around the “Triangle” beginning at the tennis courts and going down Faculty Street to Main Street, right on Main Street to Springfield Street, up Springfield Street and then right back on to Faculty Street (almost 1.7 miles). Meet us at the WMA tennis parking lot at 7:30 a.m. for lap 1 or join us at 8 a.m. from the Tennis parking lot for lap 2.

Walks will resume in Spring 2019.

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From School Counselor Tess Presnal

Mrs. Presnal gave a powerpoint presentation and facilitated a discussion on "Live Clean: Guidelines for a Healthy Well Being'' at a recent PA meeting.

Click here to learn more about her presentation.

The mission of the WMA Parents Association is:

  • To support various aspects of our students' Academy life
  • To foster close parent relationships through parent socials
  • To work with the Development Office in support of the WMA Annual Fund and the annual parents' fundraising effort
  • To assist the Admission Office by actively welcoming and mentoring new parents, representing the Academy at Registration and Open Houses and acting to promote the Academy to prospective families


Volunteer

Parents can sign up to volunteer to help the PA plan events and activities. Tell us how you'd like to help!

  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Help plan events
  • Welcome families at Open House


Parent Engagement photos

Parents Paint 'n Sip

Parent Tennis Social

Chocolate Fountain

New Family Social & Picnic