DUFFY Eblast 4/29/18
Sun, Apr 29 7:11pm
Duffy Elementary School

May 3rd, 6:00-7:30pm - Family Fitness Night

May 9th - National Bike to School Day

June 8th, 5:00-8:00pm- Duffy Fair

June 14th - Duffy night at Hartford Yard Goats (NEW DATE)

June 13th, 5:00 -8:00pm- Duffy Fair (RAIN DATE)

June 15th, 8:45 - Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
PLEASE NOTE - You can check the Duffy Master Calendar for the most up to date events on the Duffy Website.  Click here to view the calendar.
1. Family Fitness Night - Thursday, May 3rd, 6:00 - 7:30pm.  Please see attached flyer and save the date!
2. 2018-2019 Volunteer Form  & Room Parent Form- Be on the look out in your child's folder for the 2018-2019 Duffy Volunteer Form and Room Parent Form.  There are several ways to get involved and help out around school.  Please take a moment to look at these forms, fill out your areas of interest, and return them in your child's folder.  If you have any questions or would like to know more about the committees or being a room parent please contact Melissa Soltis (msoltis724@gmail.com), Whitney Guida (whit.guida@gmail.com), or Stacey Tompkins (staceytompkins@gmail.com).  See attached Volunteer Form and Room Parent Form.
3. Teacher Appreciation Week - May 7- May 11 - Please see the attached flyer for all the events for Teacher Appreciation Week.  Click this link to see the SignUp for different items on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/cMjwbcF
4.  Save the Date for our Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Friday June 15th at 8:45am in the Duffy Cafe.  This is our opportunity to thank ALL of our wonderful volunteers who participate in countless ways throughout the year.   See attached Save the Date.

5.  Duffy Fair - MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!  The Duffy Fair is Friday June 8th from 5pm to 8pm.  Please bring the whole family for this fun filled fair!!  Guaranteed to be a blast!!  More details soon!!  See attached Flyer.
6. Rethinking School Start Times - Please see the attached letter and survey regarding Rethinking School Start Times.


7. Cultural Council - Letters and envelopes were sent home this past week asking families to support the annual Cultural Council drive that raises funds each year to bring performance art to all schools in West Hartford. Last month Duffy students were treated to a performance by Step Afrika. One of the cast members made a video to be shared with all families. Please consider returning the envelope with a donation, any amount is appreciated. Thank you for helping to enhance the education of all children of West Hartford.


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