Walsh Middle School

Meet Dylan Ramsdell

  • Dylan is excited to join the Framingham Public Schools community as Walsh Middle School’s Out of School Time Coordinator. He is passionate about creating enriching youth development opportunities and encouraging students to grow into the best version of themselves. Before joining FPS, Dylan worked at the Framingham YMCA as the Youth and Teen Director. He enjoyed connecting with the Framingham community there, and is happy to see some of the Y participants now at Walsh.

    Dylan is originally from Manchester, New Hampshire, where he was heavily involved in the Granite YMCA. There he was the STAY Program teacher, mentoring at-risk 7th and 8th graders, and volunteered with the Y’s Junior Leaders Club. He also spent 5 summers working at the Y’s Camp Mi-Te-Na where he was previously a camper. He earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Southern New Hampshire University and his associate’s degree in criminal justice from New Hampshire Technical Institute.  

Principal Clubs

  • These clubs run in 10 week sessions.  2-3 weeks prior to session start date registration will become live.  Students' confirmation for their club schedule is based on a lottery registration.  If you do not hear from the Coordinator 3-4 days prior to programming start date please make sure to contact via email.

    Session Dates: 3/28/22 - 6/16/22 

    Homework Club: Need a quiet place to get your homework done? Need to catch up on that project? Sign up and come enjoy the quiet space.

    Gardening: Ever wondered what it takes to plant? Interested in improving the current conditions of the environment? Then come join the garden club! Not only will you be learning through projects such as recycling, informing their peers and helping the community, you will also learn how to manage and care for plants.

    Robotics: Want to learn how to build robots? Walsh Robotics Club is a vibrant hands on club where students meet twice a week to design, build, program, and drive their creations!

    Book Club: that can help raise awareness about the lack of books that have a protagonist of color, who identify as LGBTQ, or who have a disability. In this club, we will read texts by or about underrepresented groups.

    Transportation will be available to students. Bus stops are designated satellite stops, based on your students registration our team will make sure to place your students on the appropriate bus home.

    *Please note that registration will be managed by a lottery if space becomes limited*

Program Info

  • Program hours:
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Registration will open for new clubs in the coming Spring!