DUFFY Eblast 5/13/18 (Revised)
Mon, May 14 11:51am
Duffy Elementary School



May 30th 6:00 pm - Literacy Night and Art Show Closing

June 7th after school - Farmers Market

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 - 8:45am - 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. The date for our Literacy Night and Art Show Closing has been changed!  The NEW date is Wednesday, May 30th. Please see attached flyer for details.
Parent volunteers have been committed to helping Mrs. Schott, who is currently out on leave caring for her father. On Thursday May 10th volunteers will be hanging the art display around the school. If you are able to commit any time to help please contact Stacey Tompkins at staceytompkins@gmail.com
2.  Duffy Farmers Market:  The Farmers Market Committee will be working with local farmers to bring the best of the spring harvest to Duffy for an after school farmers’ market.  This fun event is designed to allow students to help plan and participate in making sales at the market.  

When:        Thursday, June 7th at dismissal

Where:      The lawn in front of Duffy   *If Rains will be in Gym

What:          Seasonal produce from local farms will be for sale.

We Need Student and Parent Volunteers

We are recruiting student volunteers to help us prepare.  All grades are welcome.  We also need additional parent volunteers.

If your child is/children are interested in volunteering they will need to attend a planning session on Wednesday May 23rd from 7:30 -8:20 am in the Media Center.   If you would like your child to volunteer, please email Betsy Udal at betsyaf@ymail.com with your child's name, grade, and teacher.  Please also state if you can help during the prep time or the market.  Please email information to Betsy Udal at betsyaf@ymail.com by Monday May 21st. 
3. Duffy Night at Hartford Yard Goats - Please see attached flyer to order your tickets. Tickets must be ordered by May 31st.

4. 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.


5.  The Duffy PTO is forming an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and we need your input! This committee will work to support the Duffy community on the issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion with a focus on developing programs and events for parents and students. If you are interested in getting involved and/or have any questions, please contact Amy Messinger at ajmick@gmail.com


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