Duffy e-blast 11.25.2018
Sun, Nov 25 6:04pm
Duffy Elementary School

Final Call!  We have had 48 responses to the PTO survey and are planning to wrap it up this week! We would love to hear your feedback and priorities to guide us in goal setting for the rest of the year. Please take 5 minutes to answer this quick 11 question survey. We will plan to share results and action plans in the December PTO NEWS in the Duffy Dateline. Thank you! Your voice matters! Click here to  take the survey.


New!  Book Fair Family Night - November 27th @ 5:30

Join us in the library for Family Night from 5:30 - 7:30.


West Hartford Festival of Trees - November 29th @ 5:00

Come to the 5th annual Festival of Trees! Click here for details.


New! Shop the Halls - December 1st @ 10:00 - 3:00

Come support the 2019 Hall Hall SafeGrad Committee by shopping the pop-up holiday shopping mall from 10:00 - 3:00 at Hall High School. Click here for complete details.


New! Coffee and Conversation - December 3rd @ 8:45

Please join us for a parent and caregiver coffee hour in the Duffy cafeteria! For the first half, Mrs. Laverty and Mrs. Mori will join us and discuss how RISE (Raising Instructional Success for Everyone) works at Duffy. For the second half, we will have an open format where those attending can share comments or ask questions about school-related topics they have been thinking about. Please contact the Duffy Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee with any questions about our upcoming coffee hour. You can email Meredith Magee Donnelly or Amy Messinger.  


New! PJ Day for the Kids at CCMC - December 14th

This is a day for people to show unity with and support for the kids at CCMC, who spend days at a time or longer in their PJs. Duffy will participate as part of the WHPS team. On 12/14, every member of our school community can wear his/her PJs  and make an optional donation of $1.00 or more to benefit the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at CCMC.  Families and friends are also able to make online donations as part of the WHPS team. 


New!  Volunteers Needed for the Scholastic Book Fair

The book fair is this week. Please click here  to check out the MANY open time slots where help is NEEDED to ensure this year's Book Fair is a success! Mrs. Dailey really needs our support to help children select and purchase book all this week. We are in critical need for volunteers during the Family Night Book Fair event on Tuesday from 5:15-7:30. Thank you so much!! 


New!  Parent Leadership Training Institute

If you are passionate about children and want to be a change agent in their lives, please join us for our next Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI). See attachments for more information and curriculum.


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