Duffy eBlast 10.11.2020
Sun, Oct 11 9:38am

Red Group (A-K): In School | Blue Group (L-Z): In Home

Important links: In Home Specials Schedule 

Indigenous Peoples Day - October 12th

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New!  General PTO Meeting - October 14th @ 7:00 pm

Click here for the agenda. Join by Zoom or  phone: 1(855)880-1246 

Meeting ID: 928 0849 6945

Password: 689062


New!  EDI Meeting - October 21st @ 6:30 pm

The first Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee meeting of the academic year will take place on Wednesday, October 21st at 6:30pm. Please join us as we look to plan for the year to support ALL Duffy families and promote EDI awareness and education. ALL are welcome. Click here to join the meetingPlease contact committee co-chairs Heidi Hojnicki or Tracy Wu Fastenberg via Konstella if you have any questions or would like more information on the EDI committee or its work. 


View all activities on the Duffy Master Calendar



Lyman Orchard Pie Fundraiser

For the 3rd year, Duffy will be having a Lyman Orchard Pie Fundraiser.  This fundraiser will run from October 5th - October 19th.  Order pickup will be on November 19th at 2:00 pm.   Last year this fundraiser was a HUGE success - we were able to make a profit of $1,700 from our sales. Click here for all the details.  Please email questions to  Molly Towne


Don't have time to sell pies?

Please consider sending a PTO donation via Venmo to Molly Town. Her Venmo ID is @mhtowne.  


Updated!  Fall Online Chess Club

Due to parent feedback, changes have been made to the program. The program is for kids K through 5 and will take place weekly Tuesdays 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm or Thursdays 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm via Zoom video conference. The format includes a live online lecture class and pairings for supervised online practice play with other program players over Lichess.org. Assignments and other chess activities for home use will be provided. Click here for more details and to sign up. Please email questions to Alexander Lumelsky.


Stop & Shop A+ Rewards

Help earn money for Duffy each time you shop at Stop & Shop. Please visit their site to register your 13-digit Stop and Shop Rewards Card number and choose Duffy (ID # 06504). Here are some important tips:

  • You DO NOT need to re-register your rewards card number if you have previously registered and chosen Duffy.
  • You can choose 2 schools to support.
  • Please encourage family and friends to register and support Duffy.
  • Our school receives a check at the end of the program. Duffy earned $3,000 last year!

Instructions can be found here and here.



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