Duffy eBlast 01.26.2020
Sun, Jan 26 8:59am


Hip Hop Family Fun Night - January 29th @ 5:00 pm

Join Red Supreme from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm for a fun night with the family!


Celebrate Duffy - April 4th @ 3:30 pm

Save the date Saturday, April 4th 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm! Celebrate Duffy will be a fun, family event where we'll gather together to celebrate our school community and get to know each other more.  Click here for details. Email us at DuffyEquity@gmail.com if you'd like to join in on the planning.


View all activities on the Duffy Master Calendar.


New!  Roots of Jazz: From Spirituals to Swing

On February 13, Duffy students will be treated to a school-wide performance of "Roots of Jazz: From Spirituals to Swing" by the jazz band, "The Cats."  This is sponsored by the West Hartford Cultural Council which is entirely supported by your generosity.  Our annual drive will begin in March; more information will be forthcoming. 


New!  Hobby Quest Magic Club

Due to popular demand, an additional Magic class on Fridays is now open! Click here for details. If interested, register here


New!  February Vacation Crazy About Sports - February 17th & 18th 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mr. DeVeau will introduce kids ages 5-14 to a variety of PE games and activities that encourage competition, sportsmanship, and FUN! Have your child enjoy their days off with a great opportunity to play! Use program number 414344A to register through RecDesk


Last Chance!   Crayon and Marker Recycling

Marker recycling is back at Duffy and new this year is a crayon collection to recycle any unwanted crayons.  A collection box will be located in the Main Office until this Friday, January 30th.  Any brand of markers, highlighters, and dry erase markers are accepted (please no ballpoint pens). Any brand of crayons are accepted with or without wrappers (please do not unwrap any wrapped crayons).  For additional information on the recycling programs please see the marker and crayon flyers.

Contact Rebecca Faga with any questions.



Volunteer Spotlight ~ 1 Volunteer to complete the PTO’s Tax Return (Form 990)

* What is it?  The PTO is looking for a qualified individual who could complete and file its Tax Return Filing (the PTO files a Form 990).  Prior year documentation is available for reference and this is a fairly straightforward filing.

*Skills needed? Preferably an individual who prepares tax returns for a living (CPA or enrolled agent)

Contact Diana Yorkavich or Shannon Pecorelli if you’re interested.



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