PTO Meeting, Picture Retake day, and many thanks to our Lilja families!

Our next PTO meeting is this Thursday, November 3rd at 7pm and Dr. Peter Sanchioni will be the special guest.  He will be talking about district updates, future plans for Lilja, and answer questions from parents. Our meetings are open to all members of the Lilja community and we hope many of you will join us. Please fill out an RSVP form by Wednesday, November 2nd if you plan on attending so we can make sure to have enough space to accommodate everyone. Thank you!

Mark Your Calendars

PTO Meeting with Dr Sanchioni: Thursday, November 3rd 7-8:30pm Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 2nd if you plan on attending. Complimentary babysitting is provided. Children attending must be toilet trained.
4th Grade Fundraising Election Bake Sale: Tuesday, November 8th 7:30am - 1:30pm. 4th Grade families sign-up to donate a baked good or help during the sale.
School Picture Retake day: Wednesday, November 9th
Lilja night @ the Celtics: Friday, December 16th Forms due Wednesday, November 16th
Pizza & Movie for Conference day: Wednesday, November 16th Angry Birds There will be no pizza and movie on Tuesday, November 22nd.
Thanksgiving Drive for the Natick Service Council: Collection runs November 14th - 22nd
Coats for Kids Collection: Runs through January 6, 2017 Collection box in the lobby

Many, many thanks!

First, thanks go to all the Lilja families who came to the Book Fair and made it so successful! We will be able to contribute more than $4,000 dollars towards the purchase of library and classroom books, as well as scholastic news for all classes that use them. This event could not have been possible without a large amount of volunteers. Thank you to Adrienne Spelker and Nancy Bloomstein for chairing the event, and to all the volunteers who donated their time to help set-up, break down and work during the sale! Next, thank you to the families and volunteers who didn’t let the rain keep them away and made the Indoor Movie Night a success. We hope you all had as much fun as we did! Finally, a huge thank you to Tilly & Salvy's Bacon Street Farm for their $1,532.98 donation to Lilja from their Pumpkins for our Schools Fundraiser! They raised $5,162.35 for the Natick Public Schools! And thank you to all of the Lilja families who attended the fundraiser!

Lilja Night @ the Celtics Fundraiser

Come join your Lilja friends for a night watching the Celtics! Complete the form and return to your school by November 16th. Tickets are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Submitting an order form does not guarantee tickets. Tickets will be emailed to you at the email provided on the form if your order is able to be fulfilled. All participating students will receive a Celtics pencil, and are entered to win unique Celtics experiences! Questions? Please contact Erin Lewis at

School Photo Retake Day

Coffee Pond has delivered our school photos and our Retake day is Wednesday, November 9th. If you would like a retake done please send in the original photos, with a note explaining why you want a retake, so the photographer knows the changes that need to be made. Parents with any questions (late orders; missing orders, refunds etc.) should contact the dedicated Coffee Pond Lifeguards directly:
By phone: 1-800-632-2323 ext "0"
By Email:
By US Mail: Lifeguards Coffee Pond Productions, Inc., 19 Strathmore Road, Natick, MA  01760

Thanksgiving Drive

Lilja will again be helping the Natick Service Council by sponsoring 20 Natick families in need for Thanksgiving.  Every year, the Natick Service Council donates the ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal to over 150 Natick families in need.  This is a wonderful way to teach our students what it means to be part of a community.  In the coming weeks, look for information from your class’ room parents.  We will be seeking donations of food, to be collected November 14 - November 22.  All donations will be delivered to the Service Council on Tuesday November 22.  If you have any questions please contact Michelle Ferretti at
Thanks in advance for your generosity!

If you ever have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at or any member of the board directly.