UnProm Fundraiser – 2/2/24

Calling all grown-ups – don’t miss the second Annual Un(derwood)Prom fundraising event! Join your fellow Underwood Community adults for a super-fun evening of music, dancing, and optional prom-wear. This year’s theme is “Hollywood” – we can’t wait to see all your interpretations!  Will you go old-Hollywood glam? Pay tribute to iconic stars like Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, or John Travolta? Paint yourself gold come as an Oscar statuette?! All amazing ideas! Prefer casual? You’re in! While themed-dress is encouraged it not necessary! Who: Underwood Community Grown-upsWhat: A very fun night of music, drinks, dancing, a photo booth, and more!Where: Elks Lodge, 429 Centre St (above C&N Pizza)When: Friday, February 2nd 7-11pmCost: $50 per person donation (cash bar) RSVP for the UNPROM HERE.

Family Trivia 1/19/23

Family Trivia is back!!  Join us Friday, January 19th from 6:45-8:30pm for the Underwood Community Family Trivia Night! Our second annual Underwood Family Trivia Night will be hosted by the famous Gillette Stadium Announcer Mike Riley of Titan Trivia! Trivia challenges will be child and family friendly questions and visuals appropriate for the K-5 crowd. Participation of all ages will be encouraged.  Please register your family below with a recommended donation of $20/per family: https://bit.ly/uwd-trivia-11924 How it works: 1) RSVP ASAP: Due to the nature of team trivia we need to limit the number of teams that can participate 2) Doors open at 6:45: Registered families arrive and grab a table to form a team with other participants (max 12 people/team). The PTO will help facilitate forming teams as needed.  3) 7-8:30pm Team trivia will run for 90 minutes with a READ MORE

Spirit Week – 12/18-12/22

Next week, December 18-22 is SPIRIT WEEK at Underwood! Students can take part in one or all days! Also, please note that student participation is optional. 💚💚💚 Monday, 12/18: 🌈Rainbow Day🌈 K- Red, 1-Orange, 2-Yellow, 3-Green, 4-Blue, 5 PurpleTuesday, 12/19: ⚽ 🏈Sports Day🏀⚾ – Wear your favorite sports team jersey or sports colorsWednesday, 12/20: 🎩🎀Hat/Hair Accessory Day👒🧢- Wear your Favorite Hat or Hair AccessoryThursday 12/21: 💚💚Underwood Day💚💚 – Wear Green to Show Your School SpiritFriday, 12/22: 😴Pajama Day💤 – Wear your comfortable pajamas  

District-Wide Standout for Newton Educators

Parents Stand-Out in Support of Our Teachers, Friday 11/3, after Drop-Off What: Parents/Guardians Stand-Out in Support of Our Teachers – Adults & Kids Wear BlueWhen: Friday, November 3rd, right after Drop-Off, will take 10 min.Where: Outside UnderwoodSpecial Instructions: Adults and kids wear blue on Friday! Bring a sign with a message of support to our teachers! Fill out a Postcard here to be delivered to Mayor Fuller! Contact underwoodpto@gmail.com with questions or if you need a postcard!

New England Camp Fair 2023

Did you know summer camps in New England start accepting registrations in October? Don’t miss out on the best camp opportunities for your kids! New England Camp Fair 2024 will take place on November 4, 2023 from 11am-2pm at the Underwood School in Newton, MA (101 Vernon St, Newton, MA 02458).  Join us for this annual event, featuring 35+ day and overnight camps, including traditional sleep-away options and sports-, arts-, and special interest-focused camps! There are also over $20,000 in prizes in the camp fair raffle! Follow us on facebook to learn when new camps are added! CAMP FAIR FAQs If you have done a Google search, you know there is a dizzying array of camps serving kids ages 5–14 in the greater New England area. In addition to traditional day and overnight camps, today you can find themed camps READ MORE

Crocodile River Music

COMING SOON! November 2 – CAS Performance Series Presents Crocodile River Music Underwood’s Creative Arts & Sciences (CAS) committee is excited to welcome Crocodile River Music on November 2 for two performances of Dakar-Bamako Express.  We are pleased to share that this year’s Performance Series is open to parents and caregivers. Performances will be at 8:30am for grades K-2 and at 9:30am for grades 3-5 in the Underwood Gymnasium. Please fill out the following Google form if you wish to attend so that we know how many seats to set. Sign Up Here CAS programming is made possible through PTO funding and coordination among all of the volunteer CAS grade reps – Hai Ly Burk (5th), Melanie Chan (4th), Lana Bilzerian (3rd), Bung Wang (2nd), Brooke Hegarty (1st), Alex Slater (Kindergarten), Caryn Izhar and Lisa Wong (Co-CAS Chairs). Dakar-Bamako Express, named after the railway that connected READ MORE

Underwood 5th Annual Fun Run 10/27

You can show your support for Underwood by registering your student for the Fun Run using the link below.  All students will participate and receive a t-shirt, but the class with the highest participation will receive an extra 10 minutes of recess!  In addition, you can sign up to volunteer to help the kids make it safely around their running route.  The volunteer sign up is here! Parents and caregivers are also welcome to come enjoy the weather and cheer the kids!  The times for the grades runs are: K: 10:15-111: 9:15- 10:002: 2:05-2:503: 11:15-124: 1:00-1:455: 12:00- 12:45 Your child’s fundraising page can be shared with family and friends near and far. All students will participate regardless of registration status, but registration is an easy and fun way to support our school. Underwood School Fun Run | FundHub getmovinfundhub.com

Welcome Back Picnic

Welcome Back Picnic – Thursday, September 14th – 5:00 – 7:00pm  The Welcome Back Picnic is a fun outdoor evening for our entire school community. In addition to entertainment from the Bubble Barge there will be pizza, drinks, and snacks for sale by the PTO. Order pizza here by Noon on 9/13!

COVID-19 VACCINE/BOOSTER CLINIC

SATURDAY JUNE 11, 2022 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM OAK HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL – 130 WHEELER RD This clinic is geared towards children ages 5-11 for first and second doses and boosters with appropriate documentation. All minors must have a parent or legally authorized representative complete the consent form. We will also have them printed and available on site. Pediatric Pfizer vaccines will be available for ages 5-11. Vaccines for all eligible individuals will be available. Click here to register or visit: https://www.holtzmanmedical.org/school?fbclid=IwAR25jZRBcsBIzAEaS8iomcfpEhtR9ziUCPsDCiTzcxTBn_oLXAiAud4g4Rc (AGES 5-11)

2nd Annual Backyard Concert for Adults

Friday, June 10th 7-9pm: Backyard Concert for Adults Grown-ups let loose to the live music from Underwood parent and amazing singer/songwriter Will Dailey! Join us for a BYOB backyard bash to celebrate the end of an exciting and eventful in-person school year, hosted by the Goldworms and Luethys in their connected backyards. REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/UWD-Backyard-22 ABOUT WILL DAILEY Will Dailey is an acclaimed independent recording artist, performer, and artist advocate. His sound has been described as a Venn diagram of multiple genres with a rich vintage vibe channeled through his authentic and energetic performances. All inspiring famed Rock journalist Dan Aquilante to call him “the real deal”. Dailey’s albums are met with stellar reviews. They have 13 million spins on Spotify, top 20 on the national Billboard Heat Seeker chart twice and he’s won 8 Boston Music Awards including Album of the Year, Artist of the year, and songwriter READ MORE