Duffy eBlast 10.13.2019
Sun, Oct 13 6:57am



Parents Night Out is less than a month away, and it is the biggest fundraiser of the year! Join us on November 2nd at Wampanoag Country Club from 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm. View full details here.



Tickets are $35 and can be purchased two ways:

  • Credit card: click here to purchase tickets via Konstella
  • Check: submit this form along with a check made payable to “Duffy PTO” in an envelope marked “PNO RSVP”


Raffle Baskets

As part of the Parents' Night Out fundraiser, the PTO will be putting together raffle baskets sponsored by each grade and they need your help to fill the baskets!  Click here to see how you can get involved.


Thank you for supporting the Duffy Auction! 


Duffy Farmers Market & Garden Club Activity - October 17th @ 3:20 pm

Please join us on the front lawn following dismissal for this fun event! Fresh produce will be available as well as pumpkin decorating! See details here.


New!  School Picture Day - October 24th 

Please visit my.lifetouch.com and use Duffy picture code RI239065Q0 to order photos and class pictures. Please note that when you place a Lifetouch order you will also be able to use your digital proof through Shutterfly.  

View all activities on the Duffy Master Calendar.

Pie and Cookie Fundraiser - October 7th to October 21st

The PTO is sponsoring a Lyman Orchard Pie/Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie fundraiser with ALL proceeds supporting the continued project to diversify Duffy's books.  Our goal is to raise $5000 for our students!  Just in time for Thanksgiving, orders will be available for pick-up the afternoon of Wednesday, November 20th.  All items MUST be picked up during this time.


Click here to sign up and send out to family & friends! Order forms will also be coming home with your child this week, so be on the look out.  Email Molly Towne or Meghan Rich with questions.


Don't have time to sell Pies and Cookies?

If you can't participate in the fundraiser, please consider making a donation to the PTO. Donations can be made in two ways:

  • Credit card: credit card donations to the Pie/Cookie Fundraiser Donation fundraiser can be made in Konstella here.
  • Check: checks payable to Duffy PTO can be placed in your child's folder or dropped off in the main office (submit in an envelope labeled PTO Fundraiser Donation)

 Thank you for your support!


New!  Celebrate Duffy T-Shirt Contest

The PTO is challenging all students to create a t-shirt design that represents our Duffy community. The chosen design will be printed on a Spirit Wear t-shirt! Designs will be accepted in the main office until the morning of Tuesday, October 15th. Click here for details. Contact Courtney Pappalardo or Tiffany Smetak-Scurr with questions.



New!  Committee Chair Position - Open!

The Duffy PTO is looking for 1-2 Volunteers to Chair the Conference Week CommitteeHelp give back to our wonderful Duffy Teachers!


* What is it?  A committee to organize refreshments for teachers each day during conference week in November and March

* It's easy to get started.  We have the sign-up sheets and event reports from the prior year to give you a roadmap and help you with the specifics!


Click here for details. Contact Diana Yorkavich or Shannon Pecorelli if you’re interested.


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