Duffy eBlast 09.08.2019
Sun, Sep 8 9:12am



New!  Welcome Wagon Pizza Picnic - September 19th @ 5:30 pm
All families new to the Duffy  community are welcome to join from 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm! Please click here for details.
New!  Scout Me In Joining Night - September 10th @ 6:30 pm
Duffy Pack 161 is always looking to welcome new Scouts (boys and girls K-5th) to the Pack, so come to the Cafeteria for the Official Joining Night 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Leaders and Scouts will be on hand to answer questions, there will be displays of activities, and there will be a Pinewood derby demonstration! Click here for more information.
RSVP!  PTO Welcome Back Ice Cream Social - September 19th @ 6:00 pm

The Duffy Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee is excited to welcome ALL Duffy families and staff to the Duffy School Ice Cream Social on Thursday, September 19th from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on the Duffy playground! Come and enjoy FREE ice cream, courtesy of the Duffy PTO. Click here to RSVP and get more information about the Meet Three challenge!


View all activities on the Duffy Master Calendar.

New!  Register Your Stop and Shop Card

Each time you shop at Stop and Shop between September 6, 2019 and March 14, 2020 Duffy will earn points. Stop and Shop rewards our school with cash in June. (Duffy earned $3,000 last year!) Please visit stopandshop.com to register your rewards card. Click here for complete instructions. 


New!  Duffy Chess Club 

Club meetings for the fall will be in the Duffy library from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm on Fridays: September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, December 6 and 13. The program is for students grades K through 5, no prior experience necessary. Registration Deadline is September 24th! Click here for more details.

New!  You Can Make Electronic PTO Donations in Konstella

Starting this year, the PTO has made it easier for parents to donate in support of all the wonderful enrichment opportunities we provide to support the Duffy Community. Click here for instructions on how to make a credit card donation in Konstella.  As always, thank you for your support!


New!  Information on other volunteer opportunities!

There are many wonderful opportunities for parents to volunteer time to our Duffy community! Please click here for the volunteer form. It's a great way to give back and help make Duffy the wonderful environment it is for our children! Questions can be directed to the volunteer Coordinators: Shannon Pecorelli & Diana Yorkavich.


New!  Running Club Volunteers Needed

If you are looking for a fun way to spend time with your favorite Duffy students while enjoying some fresh air, sign up for a Running Club volunteer shift (no running required!). You will be encouraging kids to be physically active, to take pride in their accomplishments and, most importantly, to have fun! Running Club is for grades 3-5 and takes place during recess on Tuesdays and Friday from 10:55 - 12:10 (weather permitting). Sign up here and contact Christine Fichera for more information.


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