Duffy eBlast - 5.3.2023
Wed, May 3 12:55pm



Chipotle Night - TONIGHT
New!  EDI CommitteeBreaking the Stigma: Demystifying Mental Health for Diverse Families - Monday 5/8 - 6:30 - 8:00 - Virtual Event -Register Here
Yard Goats- May 5th

New!  Teacher Appreciation Week - Monday May 8th – Friday May 12th

Duffy Fair - June 2nd

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


Chipotle Night - TONIGHT
Would you like a night off from cooking and a chance to hang out with family and friends?  Yes, please!  Take a break and let Chipotle do the work. This TONIGHT from 4-8PM Chipotle Restaurant in West Hartford Center is hosting a fundraising night.  33% of event sales will be donated right back to our school.  It’s a win-win! Be sure to show the attached flyer or mention the promo code: MM7RA4X.  If ordering pick up, please put in our promo code when checking out online.  Thank you!

New!  EDI Committee - *Breaking the Stigma: Demystifying Mental Health for Diverse Families*

Monday, May 8th ~ 6:30 - 8pm

Presentation by Dr. Melissa Santos, Associate Professor, Pediatricsand Associate Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Division Chief, Pediatric Psychology and Clinical Director, Pediatric Obesity Center for Connecticut Children's


Q&A and Panel Discussion with WHPS school counselors and school psychologists.


Together, we'll learn how to:

- Identify and select the best mental health provider for your child

- Explore connections between mental health & identities to better understand your child's experiences

- Actively engage with your child's school to foster a supportive partnership for their mental well-being

- Assess and address your child's unique needs to enhance their mental health support


Registration required:


In partnership with West Hartford Community of Concern.

With thanks to West Hartford Greater Together Community Fund.


New!  Teacher Appreciation Week - Monday May 8th – Friday May 12th

Help us thank and celebrate our amazing teachers, please click here for ways you can help or contribute.  We know these teachers deserve it! 


Save the Date!  Duffy Fair is Friday, June 2nd, 5 - 7:30pm.  Rain date is Friday, June 9th, 5-7:30pm. More details to come.


Yard Goat Tickets

New this year, the Yard Goats will issue electronic tickets to families and be emailed directly from the Yard Goats box office. Please check the email address you have listed in Konstella as this is the email address that was shared with the Yard Goats. Please see below for additional steps on how to access your tickets. 


For anyone who missed out on ordering tickets this year, unfortunately we are completely sold out along with the Yard Goats box office. If any family needs to cancel please contact Lisa Scoma as we have a waitlist for families looking to buy tickets.


How to Claim Your Forwarded Tickets

  1. Open the confirmation email containing your forwarded tickets.
  2. Click the “Click here to access your tickets” hyperlink.
  3. Enter your email address* and password.
  4. If you have not set up an account yet, you will be prompted to do so in order to access your tickets.
  5. Once you are logged in, you will be able to view your tickets (If you do not see the tickets immediately, you may need to logout and then log back in to refresh the page).
*When logging into or creating a new ProVenue account, the Email Address for your ProVenue account must match the email address on your confirmation email to access the forwarded tickets
If you have any questions or are having trouble with your ProVenue Account you may contact the Yard Goats Box Office at 860-240-5591.

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