Duffy e-blast 09.09.2018
Sun, Sep 9 5:16pm
Duffy Elementary School


September 11th - School Picture Day

Lifetouch will be taking individual and class pictures. Visit Lifetouch to order packages before picture day using Duffy code EJ418037Q0

Please note: The 5th grade class picture will be taken on our retake day Thursday November 8th.


September 10th - September 14th - Lunch Helpers Needed

Until the cafe assistant job is filled, assistance is needed during lunch this week. There are two time slots each day: 11:30 - 12:30 and 12:30 - 1:30. Please consider signing up on Konstella to help out for an hour.


September 20th @ 5:15 - Welcome Wagon Pizza Picnic

All families new to our Duffy community are invited to join us for a pizza picnic on Thursday September 20th from 5:15-6:00 pm on the school’s back field.

Please see the attached flyer for details. 


September 20th @ 6:00 pm - Ice Cream Social

Please join us for an ice cream social. See flyer for details!



September 24th @ 6:30 - Great by 8

Join Great by 8 for our first meeting of the school year at Charter Oak International Academy (425 Oakwood Ave.). See flyer for details.


Stop and Shop A+ School Rewards

Help earn money for Duffy each time you shop at Stop & Shop. Please visit stopandshop.com to register your 13-digit Stop and Shop Rewards Card number and choose Duffy (ID # 06504)


Important Tips:

  • You DO NOT need to re-register your rewards card number if you have previously registered and chosen Duffy. 
  • You can choose 2 schools to support.
  • Please encourage family and friends to register and support Duffy.

Our school receives a check at the end of the program. Duffy earned $3200 last year! Please see the attached flyers for additional information.


Fund It

The Fund It team would like to welcome you back to this 2018-2019 school year and remind you of a few things:

  • We are a completely free way for you to financially support Duffy by shopping at Stop and Shop just by using your prepaid card (NO FUNDRAISER ASSOCIATED WITH THIS)
  • All previously enrolled families will automatically be included in our distribution
  • New families to kindergarten or to Duffy in general will be able to contact us at any time to start receiving their colored pouches with their prepaid card
  • Please reach out to us if you have any questions about this most easy way for us all to support Duffy.
  • 1 new family to Duffy and 1 family with kids having already participated in Fund It from prior years will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Max gift card.

Thank you! Contact Peter McHugh (860-638-9739), Rebecca Raymond (860-803-0040) or Meghan Rich (860-748-1539) with questions.



Early Learning Playgroup

Starting in October, please join us on Wednesdays for a fun playgroup for children from birth through age 4. This playgroup is open to children who live in the Duffy neighborhood and/or have an older sibling attending Duffy School. See attached flyer for more information.


Duffy Elementary School PTO

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Please send announcements you wish to have included in the weekly e-blast by Friday 3:00 pm to  Erin Gadarowski or  Amy Janangelo . Thank you.