Duffy eBlast 12.01.2019
Sun, Dec 1 2:04pm


This Week!  Scholastic Book Fair
The book fair is great opportunity for families to celebrate their love for books.  During the week, the children's library schedule will change, allowing them to visit the Book Fair for two 15 minute time slots.  For the fair to run smoothly, Mrs Dailey needs six more volunteers to the help children record and purchase books. Click here to sign up.
Scholastic Book Fair Family Night - December 3rd @ 5:30 pm
Come to the Library Media Center from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm to shop books together. In addition, teacher wish-lists will be posted for teacher and classroom library donations. There is one more volunteer spot open to help run the cash register. Click here if you can help out.

New!  Coffee and Conversation - December 12th @ 8:35 am 
All are welcome to join an open conversation with the Duffy Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee for Coffee & Conversation on Thursday, December 12th from 8:35 am - 9:35 am in the cafeteria. Contact the Duffy EDI with any suggested discussion topics for this and/or future coffee hours. Click here for complete details.

New!  PJ Day for the Kids at CCMC - December 13th

This is a day to show unity with and support for the kids at CCMC who spend days at a time, or longer, in their PJs. Every member of our school community is invited to wear his/her PJs and make an optional donation of $1.00 or more to benefit the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at CCMC. Duffy will participate as part of the West Hartford Public Schools team, and donations will be collected at school. Families and friends can also support our team by making an online donation via the Team Donation Page.
New!  PJ Day Movie Night - December 13th @ 6:30 pm
Students and families are invited to join us for a PJ Day Movie Night. Toy Story 4 will be played in the Duffy Auditorium and the cost is free! See flyer for more information.  
New!  Duffy Wolfpack Game Night - January 10th @ 7:15 pm
Duffy and the Hartford Wolf Pack will be teaming up as the kids will perform the National Anthem on ice! Please join us! Attached are details. If you wish to buy tickets via Konstella, click here.

View all activities on the Duffy Master Calendar.


Picture Retake Day - December 3rd
  • Any student not satisfied with the original portrait - Return your complete package minus the class picture to the photographer on retake day.
  • Any student who was absent on the original day whether you are purchasing a package or not.
  • Any student who did not purchase on the original day and would like to purchase a package.

Order forms are available in the school office or online at mylifetouch.com use picture day id: RI239065Q1. Class photos will be reissued to all students with names included. Lifetouch apologizes for that oversight.



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