Duffy eBlast 06.14.2020

Sun, Jun 14 2:16pm

Thank you for supporting the Duffy PTO! We were not able to host a Duffy Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast this year, but we wanted to thank all of the volunteers we have had over the school year. From ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 06.07.2020 - Coffee and Conversation Time Correction

Sun, Jun 7 7:53pm

  Coffee and Conversation with Mrs. Laverty - June 8th @ 7:00 pm Join Mrs. Laverty from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on google meet or by phone: +1 347-455-9724‬ PIN: ‪917 221 975‬#    New!  WHPS Virtual Art Sho ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 05.31.2020

Sun, May 31 11:04am

    New!  PTO General Meeting - June 1st @ 7:00 pm Join the PTO tomorrow night from 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm. All are welcome! Meeting . Click here to connect from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android. Password: 0 ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 05.24.2020

Sun, May 24 10:56am

    New!  Memorial Day - May 25th No school tomorrow. Enjoy the beautiful weather!   Why Is My Child Suddenly So... (insert confusing adjective here): How and why the stress of this pandemic may be im ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 05.17.2020

Sun, May 17 10:17am

    New!  Coffee and Conversation - May 20th @ 9:00 am Join Mrs. Laverty Wednesday from 9:00 am - 10:00 am for Coffee and Conversation. Connect via Google Meet or by phone:  +1 515-518-4746‬ PIN: ‪443 ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 05.10.2020

Sun, May 10 11:36am

    New!  Care for the Caregiver: Put on Your Oxygen Mask First - May 14th @ 6:30 pm Join this Zoom webinar - Meeting ID: 936 9906 8334 For more information, click here   New!  How to Create Stability ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 05.03.2020

Sun, May 3 1:03pm

    New! Coffee and Conversation with Mrs. Laverty - May 6th @ 7:00 pm Click here to join via Google Meets or join by phone: ‪+1 401-526-8340‬ PIN: ‪398 400 828‬#   View all activities on the Duffy Ma ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 04.26.2020

Sun, Apr 26 10:15am

    New!  Online Kindergarten Registration - April 27th to May 1st If you have an incoming Kindergarten student, click here for details.   View all activities on the Duffy Master Calendar.    New!  We ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 04.19.2020

Sat, Apr 18 10:18am

    New!  PTO General Meeting - April 20th @ 8:45 am All are welcome to join us tomorrow virtually from 8:45 am - 10:15 am.  Click here to participate in the Zoom meeting or join by phone: 855-880-124 ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 04.11.2020

Sun, Apr 12 12:40pm

      Spring Break - April 10th - 17th Enjoy a safe and healthy Spring Break!   New!  Important Information from Mrs. Laverty In her email on Thursday, she reminded us that WHPS Elementary Online Reso ... [More]

Duffy Special Moments 04.05.2020

Mon, Apr 6 10:09am

The link in yesterday's e-blast had a bad link to Duffy Special Moments. Please click here to view for a video message from our Specials Teachers. 

Duffy eBlast 04.05.2020

Mon, Apr 6 10:08am

Thank you to our amazing teachers, staff, and administration for their dedication to our kids. We appreciate their leadership during our transition to online learning. We are grateful for how quickly ... [More]

Mrs. Schott and Mr. DeVeau on Instagram!

Mon, Mar 30 5:10pm

  We are so lucky that we now have two of our Specials Teachers on Instagram to engage with your child during our at home learning.    Mrs. Schott - @duffy_art_room Mrs. Schott will post art projects ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 03.29.2020

Sun, Mar 29 9:37am

  New!  Week Two Learning Plans Mrs. Laverty sent an email on Friday with the Week Two learning plans. They can be found here.     New!  Messages from our Specials Teachers Our amazing Specials Teache ... [More]

PTO Community Support

Sun, Mar 22 9:44pm

Duffy Families, I’m sure you would agree that this has been one of the longest, hardest, and most emotional weeks for our families.  We are so fortunate at Duffy to have such a dedicated and caring st ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 03.15.2020

Sat, Mar 14 6:56pm

  Update!  Celebrate Duffy - April 4th @ 3:30pm Due to the recent decision of West Hartford Public Schools to postpone and/or cancel large events, Celebrate Duffy will not be held on April 4th. The ev ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 03.08.2020

Sat, Mar 7 8:55am

  New!  Celebrate Duffy - April 4th @ 3:30pm Please join us in celebrating our school community at CELEBRATE DUFFY on Saturday, April 4th from 3:30-5:30 PM! Join other Duffy families as we all take pa ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 03.01.2020

Sun, Mar 1 12:21pm

  PJ/Slipper Spirit Day - March 2nd  Have your child wear their favorite PJs and slippers!   Read Across America - March 5 @ 6:00 pm Join several of our Duffy teachers in the Auditorium from 6:00 pm - ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 02.23.2020

Sun, Feb 23 8:30am

  New!  PJ/Slipper Spirit Day - March 2nd  Have your child wear their favorite PJs and slippers!   New!  Read Across America - March 5 @ 6:00 pm Join several of our Duffy teachers in the Auditorium fr ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 02.16.2020

Sun, Feb 16 8:58am

  February Break - February 17th & 18th No school   Spirit Day - February 20th It is Beach Day. Dress in your favorite beach themed clothing.    Duffy PTO and EDI Committee Pizza & Conversation - Febr ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 02.09.2020

Sun, Feb 9 1:59pm

   New!  February Break - February 17th & 18th No school   New!  Spirit Day - February 20th It is Beach Day. Dress in your favorite beach themed clothing.    New!  Duffy EDI Committee Pizza & Conversa ... [More]

CPA or Enrolled Agent needed to file 990 Tax Return

Wed, Feb 5 9:05am

Duffy Families, The PTO needs the help of a qualified individual to complete and file its 990 tax return.  The filing deadline is 5/15.  Prior year documentation is available and it’s straightforward ... [More]

Board of Education Meeting Tonight

Tue, Feb 4 9:49am

Please be aware that the WH Board of Education will be meeting tonight, Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall (50 South Main Street Legislative Chamber - Room 314) with the first topic ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 02.02.2020

Sun, Feb 2 10:30am

   New!  PTO Board Meeting - February 7th @ 2:00 pm All are welcome to attend. Please join us in the conference room from 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm. Below are the Agenda Items: 1.)  Principal/ Curriculum Spec ... [More]

West Hartford Board of Education Capital Improvement Plan

Thu, Jan 30 9:04am

The West Hartford Superintendent’s Office recently proposed a 12-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), which includes installing air conditioning at all West Hartford schools that don’t have it.  The S ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 01.26.2020

Sun, Jan 26 8:59am

  Hip Hop Family Fun Night - January 29th @ 5:00 pm Join Red Supreme from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm for a fun night with the family!   Celebrate Duffy - April 4th @ 3:30 pm Save the date Saturday, April 4th 3 ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 01.19.2020

Sat, Jan 18 3:03pm

  New!  MLK Jr. Day - January 20th No school   New!  Hip Hop Family Fun Night - January 29th @ 5:00 pm Join Red Supreme from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm for a fun night with the family!   New!  Celebrate Duffy  ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 01.12.2020

Sat, Jan 11 8:48pm

    New!  PTO General Meeting - January 16th @ 7:00 pm All are welcome to attend the PTO General Meeting 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the library.     View all activities on the Duffy Master Calendar.   New!  ... [More]

Fancy Friday

Wed, Jan 8 12:25pm

This Friday, January 10th is a Duffy Student Council spirit day,  FANCY FRIDAY!   Dress to impress! We can't wait to see everyone in their fancy clothing!

Duffy eBlast 01.05.2020

Sun, Jan 5 3:43pm

  Rescheduled!  Picture Retake Day - January 8th Any student not satisfied with the original portrait - Return your complete package minus the class picture to the photographer on retake day. Any stud ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 12.29.2019

Sun, Dec 29 9:13am

  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 y ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 12.15.2019

Sat, Dec 14 7:53am

    New!  Winter Break -  December 21st - January 1st We will see everyone back at school January 2nd. Enjoy the holiday break!   Duffy Wolfpack Game Night - January 10th @ 7:15 pm Duffy and the Hartf ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 12.08.2019

Sun, Dec 8 9:29am

    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, Dece ... [More]

Book Fair Family Night Rescheduled - Thursday 12/5

Tue, Dec 3 4:22pm

Family Night at the Scholastic Book Fair has been rescheduled for this Thursday, December 5th from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. We need eight volunteers to help with cash register check out. Please click here t ... [More]

After School Sports Today

Mon, Dec 2 8:24am

Just an update for those in the Monday After School Sports  -  There WILL be class today from 3:20 - 4:05.  

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 vi ... [More]

Scholastic Book Fair Volunteers - December 2nd - 6th

Wed, Nov 27 9:43am

The Scholastic Book Fair is next week, and it is a great opportunity to purchase books for your family while benefitting the school as a fundraiser. All classes will preview the fair and have the opti ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.24.2019

Sun, Nov 24 9:45am

  New!  Thanksgiving Break - November 28th - 29th No school. Enjoy your break!   New!  Scholastic Book Fair - December 2nd - 6th Come visit the Scholastic Book Fair! It is a great opportunity to purch ... [More]

Duffy Spirit Wear Forms - Due Tomorrow!

Thu, Nov 21 8:53am

Just a final reminder that Spirit Wear Forms are due tomorrow (Friday 11/22). Physical samples are in the office (with the exception of the sweatpants). Click here to view items available for order.  ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.17.2019

Sun, Nov 17 9:13am

    New!  Spirit Wear Orders Due - November 20th Please remember to turn your Spirit Wear Sales forms in by Wednesday. Physical samples are in the office (with the exception of the sweatpants). Click ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.10.2019

Sun, Nov 10 9:46am

      Student Council - November 11th @ 8:00 am Our first Student Council meeting will take place on Monday, November 11th at 8:00am in Mrs. Scutari's classroom (room 17).  We look forward to meeting ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.03.2019

Sun, Nov 3 1:05pm

      New!  PTO Board Meeting - November 4th @ 8:45 am All are welcome attend the PTO Board Meeting in the conference room from 8:45 am - 10:00 am. Preliminary Parents Night Out results will be discus ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 10.27.2019

Sun, Oct 27 1:44pm

      Parents Night Out is this Saturday at Wampanoag Country Club from 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm! There is still time to get tickets! You can buy online or purchase at the door for $40/each.     New!  Teach ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 10.20.2019

Sun, Oct 20 3:09pm

    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.   Tick ... [More]

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.   Tick ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 10.06.2019

Sun, Oct 6 1:18pm

    New!  Yom Kippur - October 9th No school Wednesday   Duffy Bingo Night - October 10th @ 6:00 pm Join the PTO in the Cafeteria for games, fun and snack. We will be collecting non-perishable items f ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.29.2019

Sun, Sep 29 9:18am

    New!  Rosh Hashanah - September 30th No school tomorrow   New!  Duffy Bingo Night!   RSVP!  Duffy EDI Pizza & Conversation - October 2nd @ 5:30 pm Please join the Duffy Equity, Diversity and Inclu ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.22.2019

Sun, Sep 22 12:29pm

    New!  Duffy EDI Pizza & Conversation - October 2nd 5:30 pm Please join the Duffy Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee at Duffy School for pizza and conversation. Share your ideas and learn mo ... [More]

REMINDER: Duffy Ice Cream Social - Tomorrow!!

Tue, Sep 17 7:51pm

The Duffy Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee is very excited to welcome ALL members of our Duffy School community to the Duffy Ice Cream Social tomorrow night, Thursday, September 19th from 6:0 ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.15.2019

Sun, Sep 15 1:14pm

    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.     RSVP!  PTO Welcome Bac ... [More]

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 ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.01.2019

Sun, Sep 1 12:04pm

  Curriculum Night - September 5th  5:30 pm - Grades K, 1, 2 6:15 pm - Meet and Greet in Gym 6:45 pm - Grades 3, 4, 5   PTO Board Meeting - September 6th @ 2:00 pm All are welcome to join the first PT ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 08.25.2019

Sun, Aug 25 4:04pm

The Duffy PTO welcomes you to the 2019-2020 school year. We look forward to partnering with and supporting you to ensure a "joyful, compassionate learning environment where mindset and academic growth ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 08.18.2019

Sun, Aug 18 9:17am

The Duffy PTO welcomes you to the 2019-2020 school year. We look forward to partnering with and supporting you to ensure a "joyful, compassionate learning environment where mindset and academic growth ... [More]