Duffy eBlast - 02.20.2022 - PTO Meeting Time Correction
Sun, Feb 20 8:35pm


Winter Break - February 21st & 22nd

No school


New!  PTO General Meeting - February 24th @ 2:00 pm *Note the corrected start time

All are Welcome! If unable to attend in person, you may join the meeting using this link or call 855-880-1246 | Meeting ID: 928 0849 6945 | Password: 689062


Please check the Duffy calendar for a complete list of activities.


New!  Volunteers Needed to Maintain Duffy Closet

We are looking for 1-2 volunteers to organize and maintain the current Duffy Closet. The Duffy Closet ensures that all students are provided with weather appropriate clothing while playing outside at school.  This is a flexible and ongoing volunteer opportunity. If interested,  please contact Tiffany Dammarell and/or Shannon Pecorelli.

New!  Fundraiser to Support Conard's Footloose Production - February 23rd

Please help the Fundraising & Publicity Committee to support the high cost of producing the upcoming Conard musical, Footloose. 🎶Stop by Sweet Frog to grab a frozen treat 🍦on Wednesday! Click here for details.

New!  Self Care for Parents and Caregivers - March 3rd @ 7:00 pm

In this virtual webinar, Marla Dakin, LCSW, will discuss why self-care should be a priority and why it is so incredibly impactful for you and your family. She'll teach about 8 self-care domains and share simple, effective strategies you can incorporate into your daily routine with ease. Thanks to the Bugbee PTO for organizing and inviting us! Click here to view the flyer, and here to join the event.



EDI Chairs, Thao Hau and Tracy Fastenberg, along with Michele Ignatowicz, Liz Normand, Kate Martin, and Jeff Pepe brought the Souper Bowl back to Duffy this year and the community was ready! Duffy Souper Fans had fun while helping others. Everybody won! 


On Valentines Day, the PTO showed Duffy teachers and staff our LOVE with generously donated sweet treats from Taste by Spellbound (locations in West Hartford, Avon, & South Windsor) in our latest micro-appreciation event! Click here to see the all the LOVE! 


One Year, One Time! If you want to submit a shout-out to someone making Duffy better, please email Sarah Dolan, PTO President.



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