Duffy eBlast - 01.16.2022

Sun, Jan 16 10:24am

  New!  MLK Day - January 17th No school   New!  Family Tech Talk - January 26th @ 7:00 pm  Texting, gaming, Roblox, Minecraft, TikTok, YouTube. Technology is changing fast, and many of us are struggl ... [More]

Duffy eBlast - 01.09.2022

Sun, Jan 9 5:03pm

  Virtual PTO Meeting - January 13th @ 7:00 pm  ALL parents, guardians, and staff are encouraged to join us at these important meetings. As we do annually, Duffy will welcome WHPS Board of Education m ... [More]

Duffy eBlast - 01.02.2022

Sun, Jan 2 4:44pm

  Virtual PTO Meeting - January 13th @ 7:00 pm  ALL parents, guardians, and staff are encouraged to join us at these important meetings. As we do annually, Duffy will welcome WHPS Board of Education m ... [More]

Duffy eBlast - 12.26.2021

Sun, Dec 26 1:09pm

  Winter Break - December 24th - January 2nd No school   New!  PTO Meeting - January 13th @ 7pm VIRTUAL ONLY Our next PTO meeting will be held VIRTUALLY. This is a change from the original schedule. A ... [More]

Duffy eBlast - 12.19.2021

Sun, Dec 19 5:29pm

  New!  Early Dismissal - December 23rd @ 2:00 pm School dismissal on Thursday will be 2:00 pm.   Winter Break - December 24th - January 2nd No school   Duffy Wolfpack Night - January 28th @ 7:00 pm S ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 12.12.2021

Sun, Dec 12 3:44pm

    New!  Winter Break - December 24th - January 2nd No school   New!  Duffy Wolfpack Night - January 28th @ 7:00 pm Save the date. More details to follow.     Please check the Duffy calendar for a co ... [More]

Reminders: CCMC PJ Day and Gently Used Children's Book Drive

Thu, Dec 9 9:46am

   Tomorrow!  CT Children's Hospital PJ Day - December 10th PJ Day for CT Children's Hospital is Friday December 10th! Students are invited to wear their pajamas to school, in exchange for a donation  ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 12.05.2021

Sun, Dec 5 1:44pm

    New!  Picture Retake Day - December 6th  For any student who was absent on picture day or would like a retake. Order online at mylifetouch.com. Picture Day ID:  EVT4Q33R4. Click here to view the f ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.28.2021

Sun, Nov 28 10:23am

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Meeting - December 1st @ 6:30 pm Join the EDI Committee on Wednesday, December 1st from 6:30 to 7:30pm. We will be discussing initiatives like a speaker event, Soup ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.21.2021

Sun, Nov 21 10:49am

  New!  Thanksgiving Break - November 25th and 26th No school   New!  Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Meeting - December 1st @ 6:30 pm Join the EDI Committee on Wednesday, December 1st from 6:30 to 7: ... [More]

Reminder: Pie Pickup Tomorrow 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Sun, Nov 14 9:06am

Pie Pickup - November 17th 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm Pie and cookie pick up will be drive thru this year.  Please pull into Duffy's GREEN parking lot and pull through the entire parking lot.  Pick up will be ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.14.2021

Sun, Nov 14 9:06am

  New! Pie Pickup - November 17th 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm Pie and cookie pick up will be drive thru this year.  Please pull into Duffy's GREEN parking lot and pull through the entire parking lot.  Pick up ... [More]

Conference Week Reminder!

Tue, Nov 9 8:57am

We need your help to treat our amazing Duffy teachers during Conference Week !   Please consider donating to help fund a catered lunch.  Just a small amount helps a bunch and is greatly appreciated. D ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.07.2021

Sat, Nov 6 3:46pm

  New!  PTO Meeting - November 8th @ 8:45 am Our next PTO meeting will be held in person at Duffy with a virtual option. ALL parents, guardians, and staff are encouraged to join us at these important ... [More]

PNO Raffle Basket Winners!

Fri, Nov 5 7:57pm

Congratulations to the winners of the PNO Raffle Baskets!   #1 (Arts & Crafts):  Louise Fazzino #2 (Our Generation / American Girl):  Marisa Halm #3 (Pokémon):  Meg Pickard #4 (Around Town): Meg Picka ... [More]

Duffy PNO Fundraiser - teacher experiences!

Thu, Nov 4 4:25pm

Only 1 day left to place your bids!  Don't miss your chance to win one of the *priceless* teacher experiences!   Kindergarten Fun with Mace / Griffin Kindergarten Fun with Kavanaugh / Cavanaugh 1st Gr ... [More]

Duffy PNO Fundraiser - 2 HOURS LEFT TO BID!

Thu, Nov 4 4:25pm

Join us LIVE at 7:00 pm tonight as we pull the winning raffle basket tickets!   Today is the final day to bid on items in the Duffy Auction - bidding closes at 9:00 pm.   This year's auction includes  ... [More]

Duffy PNO Fundraiser - spa packages!

Wed, Nov 3 7:55am

Only 3 days left to place your bids!  This year's auction includes several amazing spa packages - click on the links below for details.     Botox for you and a friend 60 Minute Massage Delamar Spa Pac ... [More]

Spirit Wear Orders Due Tomorrow!

Tue, Nov 2 10:25am

Reminder that all Spirit Wear orders are due tomorrow! Click here to order online. 

Duffy eBlast 10.31.2021

Sat, Oct 30 9:21pm

  New!  Election Day - November 2nd No school   New!  Virtual Parents' Night Out - November 5th The auction will open tomorrow and end on Friday at 9:00 pm. In the meantime, check out all of the amazi ... [More]

Duffy PNO Fundraiser - ski condo!

Fri, Oct 29 1:50pm

Only 4 days left to place your bids!  Don't miss your chance to win fantastic items, like a weekend at this ADIRONDACK SKI CONDO!   3 days/2 nights in this cozy Adirondack townhouse in Schroon Lake ha ... [More]

GET READY for the Duffy PNO Fundraiser!

Fri, Oct 29 1:49pm

The PNO Auction will be held virtually this year, with bidding open Monday 11/1 through Friday 11/6.   Full details and tips on how to bid coming soon!   In the meantime, check out all of the amazing ... [More]

Duffy Spirit Wear & Garden Cleanup 11/02

Wed, Oct 27 10:07am

Spirit Wear sales a going on now through November 5th,  click here to order online! Samples of all items and sizes are now available in the Duffy office.   School will be closed next Tuesday for Elect ... [More]

Spirit Wear, Harvest Hunt Volunteers and After School Sports

Tue, Oct 26 8:07am

Please enjoy  a special Tuesday  edition of the eBlast!     New!  Duffy Spirit Wear Starting today through November 5th, Duffy Spirit Wear is available for online order here! We are also planning to h ... [More]

Raffle Baskets Tickets

Mon, Oct 25 10:43am

Raffle basket ticket sales begin TODAY!  All proceeds from the Parents' Night Out Auction, including raffle ticket sales, directly support Duffy enrichment programs.    Click here for details on the t ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 10.24.2021

Sun, Oct 24 1:34pm

  School Picture Day - October 28th Schedule those haircuts and pick out your sharpest duds: School Picture Day is this Thursday! Click here to order online using Picture Day ID EVTPB7RS6.    Please c ... [More]

Reminder: Farmers Market Tomorrow 3:20pm!

Thu, Oct 21 1:42pm

The Duffy Garden Committee proudly presents the first Farmer's Market of the school year!    Bring CASH to the front of Duffy School for:   FALL PLANTS!  VEGGIES!  FRUIT!  as well as... BREADS from Ha ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 10.17.2021

Sun, Oct 17 9:15am

  New!  Farmers Market - October 22nd @ 3:20 pm Popcorn, cider, pumpkins, and select produce will be available for cash purchase. Click here for further information and the link to buy delicious CSA s ... [More]

Farmer's Market: Pre-purchase CSA share by Monday

Fri, Oct 15 9:50am

The Duffy PTO and Garden Committee present a Fall Farmer’s Market in conjunction with root2rise next Friday, October 22, 3:20 pm -3:50 pm. Pre-purchase CSA shares for $5-15 online by THIS MONDAY, Octo ... [More]

**VENUE CHANGE: VIRTUAL ONLY** PTO General Meeting Tomorrow 10/14 @ 7:00 pm

Wed, Oct 13 5:44pm

  PTO General Meeting - Tomorrow, October 14th @ 7-8pm on Zoom   Due to availability constraints, this meeting will be held ONLY VIRTUALLY. There will be no in-person option for this meeting.    Pleas ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 10.10.2021

Sun, Oct 10 5:20pm

  New!  Indigenous Peoples Day - October 11th No school   New!  Duffy Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee Meeting - October 12th @ 6:30 pm See below for details   PTO General Meeting - October 14t ... [More]

Happy National Custodial Workers Day!

Mon, Oct 4 8:33am

Over 50 people showed up to Chalk the Walk for our Duffy Custodians! Thank you Barrington, Matthew, and Joe: We appreciate you every day! Click here to watch the video of all the beautiful artwork tha ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 10.03.2021

Sun, Oct 3 9:11am

  Time Change! Coffee and Conversation - October 7th @ 8:45 am Please join Mrs. Laverty, Mrs. Detrick, and Ms. Bliss for Coffee and Conversation in the Duffy cafeteria. Topics for conversation include ... [More]

Reminder today @ 4:00: Chalk the Walk for National Custodial Worker's Day!

Sun, Oct 3 9:11am

Join your fellow Dragons this afternoon to decorate the Duffy walkway in honor of our amazing custodial staff! They keep us clean, safe, and organized. Let's show them how much we appreciate it! Stop ... [More]

Parents' Night Out - Raffle Basket Donations

Mon, Sep 27 11:26am

As part of the Parents' Night Out fundraiser, we will be putting together raffle baskets and we need your help to fill the baskets!  This year we are requesting donations of items only (no cash). Save ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.26.2021

Sun, Sep 26 4:14pm

  New!  Coffee and Conversation - October 7th @ 7:00 pm   New!  Duffy Parents Night Out - November 1st - 5th Our annual fundraiser is BACK but virtual this year!   Be on the lookout for more informati ... [More]

Welcome Wagon and Welcome Back Social are ON TONIGHT!

Thu, Sep 23 10:17am

Both events are sponsored by the PTO and FREE!   Welcome Wagon @ 5:30 pm We can't wait to see our NEW dragon families for the pizza picnic!    Bring a blanket and an umbrella in case of a pop up rain ... [More]

Cookie/Pie Fundraiser

Wed, Sep 22 4:04pm

Duffy Community- For the 4th 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 17th from 1:30 3:00 ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.19.2021

Sun, Sep 19 9:16am

  New!  Duffy Pack 161 Joining Night - September 20th @ 5:30 pm Scouting is back in action this year, and Duffy Pack 161 is looking to welcome new scouts (boys and girls K – 5th) to the Pack! Meet us ... [More]

Duffy Pack 161 Joining Night - Monday @ 5:30 pm

Fri, Sep 17 10:30am

Scouting is back in action this year, and Duffy Pack 161 is looking to welcome new scouts (boys and girls K – 5th) to the Pack! Meet us on the Duffy front lawn this Monday, September 20th at 5:30 pm, ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.12.2021

Sun, Sep 12 5:03pm

  New!  Yom Kippur - September 16th No school   New!  Welcome Wagon Pizza Picnic - September 23rd @ 5:30pm ALL NEW Duffy families are invited to a casual pizza picnic in the Courtyard by the Duffy Pla ... [More]

Parents Night Out Event!

Tue, Sep 7 8:13am

Welcome back to School!    The Fundraising Committee is working on our virtual Parents Night Out (PNO) Event which will be held Friday, November 5th.   This event raises funds that go directly back in ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.05.2021

Sun, Sep 5 6:16pm

  New!  Labor Day - September 6th No school   New!  Rosh Hashanah - September 7th No school   New!  Curriculum Night - September 9th Curriculum Night will be virtual this year, and teachers will share ... [More]

Correction: Welcome Back Coffee Rescheduled for Friday

Wed, Sep 1 8:12am

Rescheduled!  Welcome Back Coffee - September 3rd @ 8:45 am Happy first day of school! Due to the inclement weather, the Welcome Back Coffee has been rescheduled for Friday. Join us on the third day o ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 08.29.2021

Sat, Aug 28 12:05pm

  New!  Welcome to Duffy New Family Tour - August 31st @ 2:00 pm Families new to Duffy are invited to join Mrs. Laverty prior to the Meet & Greet for a tour of the building. Everyone will meet at 2:00 ... [More]

Update your Student's Classroom in Konstella

Sat, Aug 28 11:54am

Thank you to all of the parents who have already updated their child(ren)'s classrooms in Konstella. If you haven't, please take a moment to assign your child(ren) to their classroom. Also, if you hav ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 08.22.2021

Sun, Aug 22 7:49am

  Welcome Back Coffee - September 1st @ 8:45 am Join us on the First Day for some Back to School Fuel! We're so excited this annual tradition is back.  Please join us at 8:45 am on the first day for s ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 08.15.2021

Sat, Aug 14 8:26am

Hopefully everyone is enjoying the last bit of summer. The PTO is extremely excited about the upcoming school year. While we have a few weeks before school starts, we are asking families to update stu ... [More]