Virtual Story Time with Author Minh Le - May 25th @ 6:30 pm

Thu, May 13 11:29am

Virtual Story Time with Author Minh Le - May 25th @ 6:30 pm The Duffy EDI Committee and PTO are excited to partner with other West Hartford committees and PTOs to sponsor Virtual Story Time with autho ... [More]

Duffy Spirit Wear - Orders due tomorrow!

Tue, May 11 11:08am

Duffy Spring Spirit Wear is only available for one more day! All orders must be placed online by tomorrow. Click here to place your order.  Any questions or concerns, please email Courtney or Tiffany.  

Duffy eBlast 05.09.2021

Sun, May 9 9:25am

      New!  Picture Re-take Day - May 24th   Click here to see all activities on the Duffy Main Calendar.   New!  Duffy Spirit Wear - Orders due Wednesday Duffy Spring Spirit Wear is now available for ... [More]

Duffy Spirit Wear

Tue, May 4 7:44pm

Duffy Spring Spirit Wear is now available for order. All orders must be placed online by next Wednesday 5/12. Click here to place your order. If you are unsure of sizing, a table with sample sizes wil ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 05.02.2021

Sun, May 2 9:02am

       New!  PTO Board Meeting - May 4th @ 9:00 am All are welcome!  During this meeting, Open Board positions for the 2021/22 school year will be voted on. We have many opportunities on the Board ava ... [More]

PTO Board Meeting May 4th - Open Position Nominations

Tue, Apr 27 2:35pm

PTO Board Meeting - May 4th @ 9:00 am All are welcome!  During this meeting, Open Board positions for the 2021/22 school year will be voted on. We have many opportunities on the Board available for ne ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 04.25.2021

Sun, Apr 25 9:41am

    Tomorrow!  School Picture Day - April 26th Please visit My Lifetouch before picture day to order portraits and class pictures using ID EVTCNVCBB, or students can bring the form that went home this ... [More]

Moe's Taco Tuesday Fundraiser starts in one hour!

Fri, Apr 23 7:56am

Taco Tuesday Fundraiser for the Duffy PTO is tonight from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Take a night off from cooking and head to Moe's Bishops Corner at 722 North Main Street to support the PTO fundraiser tonigh ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 04.18.2021

Sun, Apr 18 4:31pm

    Kindergarten Registration - April 19th - 21st Registration needs to be submitted online.  Please click here for forms.    School Picture Day - April 26th Please visit My Lifetouch before picture d ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 04.11.2021

Sun, Apr 11 10:48am

    Spring Break - April 12th-16th No school   New!  Kindergarten Registration - April 19th - 21st Registration needs to be submitted online.  Please click here for forms.    New!  PTO Board Meeting - ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 04.04.2021

Sun, Apr 4 2:14pm

    New!  Spring Break - April 12th-16th No school   Click here to see all activities on the Duffy Main Calendar.   New!  Mask Donations THANK YOU to all the generous Duffy families who provided masks ... [More]

Reminder: Wear Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Mon, Mar 29 2:13pm

Tomorrow all students are invited to wear blue to support World Autism Awareness Day.

Duffy eBlast 03.28.2021

Sun, Mar 28 11:48am

    New!  MCM Fundraiser Pick Up Details - April 1st @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  Pie pick up will be drive thru just like it was in the Fall.  Please pull into the green parking lot and pull through the enti ... [More]

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Resources and Education

Thu, Mar 25 2:12pm

The Duffy Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee stands firmly with our Duffy Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) students, families, and staff. We would like to share the following resources a ... [More]

Digital Dance Party Starting at 6:30 or 6:45!

Wed, Mar 24 6:41pm

Join DJ Red Supreme and then enjoy a dance video for your entire family. Start time is based on last name: A-K: 6:30 pm | https://meet.google.com/rep-moto-vcy L-Z: 6:45 pm | https://meet.google.com/etu-cmsq-uip

Duffy eBlast 03.21.2021

Sun, Mar 21 9:05am

    Digital Dance Party - March 25th Join the digital dance party this Thursday! When you join, you will be welcomed (live) by DJ Red Supreme and then there will be a dance video for your entire famil ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 03.14.2021

Sun, Mar 14 9:26am

    PTO General Meeting - March 18th @ 7:00 pm Please join us for our next PTO General Meeting with special guests Amanda Aronson and Elizabeth Wilcox from the West Hartford Board of Education.  Zoom ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 03.07.2021

Sun, Mar 7 4:46pm

    Conference Week - March 8th - 12th 2:00 pm dismissal Monday - Friday.    New!  PTO Board Meeting - March 18th @ 7:00 pm All are welcome to participate virtually from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Click here  ... [More]

Final Call for Orders

Sat, Mar 6 6:22pm

It’s time to think SPRING!  We’ll be holding another MCM Fundraiser - selling Butter Braid Bread, Cake Rolls and Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies.   All orders must be placed by Monday, March 8th! Delivery/Pic ... [More]

Reminder: Fundraiser and Conference Week Snacks and Meals

Mon, Mar 1 1:19pm

The PTO would like to remind everyone that there are currently two great ways to help the Duffy community:   Conference Week Teacher and Staff Snacks and Meals - Donations due Thursday Thank you for a ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 02.28.2021

Sun, Feb 28 2:26pm

    New!  Read Across America Celebration - March 2nd The National Education Association began Read Across America in 1998 as the nation's largest celebration of reading. At Duffy, we fully support NE ... [More]

Reminder: Chipotle Fundraiser starts in 30 minutes!

Tue, Feb 23 3:27pm

Calling all Taco Tuesday Lovers!  Foil your dinner plans tonight and stop by Chipotle at  966 Farmington Ave in West Hartford for our fundraiser from 4:00pm - 8:00pm. They'll donate 33% of the proceed ... [More]

Reminder: Fundraiser and Conference Week Teacher Snacks and Meals

Mon, Feb 22 7:41pm

The PTO would like to remind everyone that there are currently two great ways to help the Duffy community:   Conference Week Teacher Snacks and Meals - Donations due March 4th The PTO is coordinating ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 02.21.2021

Sun, Feb 21 12:19pm

  Chipotle Fundraiser - February 23rd @ 4:00 pm Calling all Taco Tuesday Lovers!  Foil your dinner plans and stop by Chipotle at  966 Farmington Ave in West Hartford for our fundraiser from 4:00pm - 8 ... [More]

Spring Fundraiser - Butter Braid Bread, Cake Rolls and Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies

Tue, Feb 16 11:41am

It’s time to think SPRING!  We’ll be holding another MCM Fundraiser - selling Butter Braid Bread, Cake Rolls and Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies.    The fundraiser will run from February 22nd - March 8th.  De ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 02.14.2021

Sun, Feb 14 9:07am

  New!  Winter Break - February 15th & 16th  No school   Chipotle Fundraiser - February 23rd @ 4:00 pm Calling all Taco Tuesday Lovers!  Foil your dinner plans and stop by the Chipotle at  966 Farming ... [More]

Reminder: BINGO Night Tomorrow @ 6:30 pm!

Wed, Feb 10 3:38pm

Tomorrow is BINGO night! It begins at 6:30 pm. All students should go home on Thursday with a Bingo Card.    Please join the Google Meet for you child's grade:  K&1 https://meet.google.com/rks-qnsf-tj ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 02.07.2021

Sun, Feb 7 10:14am

  Family Bingo Night - February 11th @ 6:30 pm We hope you will join the PTO at 6:30 pm on Thursday night for Duffy's first virtual Bingo night!  PTO Board Meeting - February 8th @ 1:00 pm All are wel ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 01.31.2021

Sun, Jan 31 8:56am

  PTO Board Meeting - February 8th @ 1:00 pm All are welcome! Click here to join the meeting.    New!  Meet the Middle School Principals - February 8th @ 7:00 pm Please click here to join the virtual ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 01.24.2021

Mon, Jan 25 2:22pm

  Coffee & Conversation - January 26th @ 9:30 am - corrected time Please virtually join Mrs. Laverty from 9:30 am - 10:30 am for coffee & conversation. Click here to join the meeting or join by phone: ... [More]

Correction: Coffee & Conversation Tomorrow @ 9:30

Mon, Jan 25 8:41am

Note: The time for Coffee & Conversation was listed incorrectly in yesterday's eBlast. The correct start time is 9:30.   Coffee & Conversation - January 26th @ 9:30 am Please virtually join Mrs. Laver ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 01.17.2021

Sun, Jan 17 9:09am

  New!  Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 18 No school. Click here to see how West Hartford is celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   New!  Coffee & Conversation - January 26th @ 9:00 ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 01.10.2021

Sun, Jan 10 5:03pm

  PTO General Meeting - January 14 @ 7:00 pm Click here to join the meeting.      Talking Asian American Identity & Racism: A Parent Workshop Join us for a free, online workshop for parents to talk ab ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 01.03.2021

Sun, Jan 3 3:51pm

  New!  General Meeting - January 14 @ 7:00 pm Zoom details to follow     New!  Talking Asian American Identity & Racism: A Parent Workshop Join us for a free, online workshop for parents to talk abou ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 12.20.2020

Sun, Dec 20 4:23pm

  The PTO would like to thank the Duffy teachers and staff for all you have done for our children this year. You have been amazing, and we would not have made it through this crazy year without your s ... [More]

Raffle Baskets WINNERS!

Wed, Dec 16 7:02pm

Thank you to everyone who donated to the raffle baskets or purchased raffle tickets.  We exceeded our fundraising goal!     Congratulations to the following raffle basket winners!  Basket #1 (Lego):  ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 12.13.2020

Sun, Dec 13 10:40am

    New!  Remote Learning - December 21st - 23rd Tom Moore emailed families on Friday outlining the plan for remote learning December 21st - 23rd.   New!  Holiday Recess - December 24th - January 3rd ... [More]

Holiday Helpers - help needed

Thu, Dec 10 1:44pm

Each year the Duffy Service Projects committee assists local families during the holidays by filling children's' wish lists. Our generous 2020 committee members have filled almost every wish list, but ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 12.06.2020

Sun, Dec 6 9:49am

    Hour of Code - December 7th - December 11th Duffy Celebrates the Hour of Code   New!  Gently Used Book Drive - December 7th - December 11th Share the JOY of reading! It’s December! Have you starte ... [More]

Raffle Baskets

Mon, Nov 30 10:31am

Ticket sales for raffle baskets begin TODAY and continue through Monday, December 14.  The winning tickets will be pulled on Wednesday, December 16 and announced via Konstella.   See attached flyers f ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.29.2020

Sun, Nov 29 4:29pm

    New!  Coffee & Conversation with Mrs. Laverty - December 3rd @ 9:00 am Please virtually join Mrs. Laverty 9:00 am - 10:00 am via Google Meet or by phone: ‪(US) +1 617-675-4444‬ PIN: ‪734 412 081 6 ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.22.2020

Sun, Nov 22 11:09am

    Tomorrow!  Pie Pickup - November 23rd @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm OR 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Pie and cookie pick up date and times have changed due to delays from production plant. Pick up will be drive thru th ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.15.2020

Sun, Nov 15 9:46am

    Conference week - November 16th - 20th School hours are 8:30 am - 2:00 pm Monday - Friday.   New date and times!  Pie Pickup - November 23rd @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm OR 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Pie and cookie ... [More]

Pie Pickup Date and Times Change - Now 11/23

Thu, Nov 12 2:16pm

Pie and cookie pick up date and times have changed due to delays from production plant.      Pie Pick Up Details When: Monday, November 23rd Times: 1:30 - 2:30 pm OR 3:00 - 4:30pm  Where:  Green Parki ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.08.2020

Sun, Nov 8 9:55am

    New!  Veterans Day Celebration - November 11th See details below   New!  World Kindness Day - November 13th See details below   New!  Conference week - November 16th - 20th School hours are 8:30 a ... [More]

Duffy Raffle Basket Fundraiser

Wed, Nov 4 1:20pm

In lieu of a Parents' Night Out 2020 Fundraiser, we will be raffling off themed baskets in December.  We need your help to fill the baskets! We are requesting the following: Small monetary donation (e ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 11.01.2020

Sun, Nov 1 3:02pm

    New!  Election Day - November 3rd No school   New!  Nut-free Snacks and Lunches Just a reminder that all snacks and lunches must be peanut and tree nut free. There have been some questions about N ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 10.25.2020

Sun, Oct 25 10:46am

School hours for Team Purple are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 - 3:20. Wednesday is 8:30 - 2:00. There are no longer two dismissal waves. Instead, Kidslink and busers are dismissed five mi ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 10.18.2020

Sun, Oct 18 10:24am

Monday: Blue Group in-person, 8:30-1:50 | Red Group at-home, Google Meets 2:20-3:20  Tuesday: Blue Group in-person, 8:30-1:50 | Red Group at-home, Google Meets 2:20-3:20 Wednesday: Team Purple (Red an ... [More]

Reminder! Lyman Orchards Pie Fundraiser ends Friday

Tue, Oct 13 7:37pm

Just a reminder that the Lyman Orchards Pie and Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough Fundraiser is ending this Friday, October 16th.  If you are interested in donating a pie to The Town that Cares there is a ... [More]

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 No school   New!  General PTO Meeting - October 14th @ 7:00 pm ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 10.04.2020 - Updated Coffee & Conversation Topic

Sun, Oct 4 6:22pm

Red Group (A-K): In Home | Blue Group (L-Z): In School Important links: In Home Specials Schedule  Updated topic!  Coffee & Conversation - October 8th @ 7:00 pm Join the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusi ... [More]

Lyman Orchard Pie Fundraiser October 5th - October 19th

Thu, Oct 1 3:15pm

Duffy Community-   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. ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.27.2020

Sun, Sep 27 3:48pm

Red Group (A-K): In School | Blue Group (L-Z): In Home Important links: In Home Specials Schedule  Tomorrow!  Yom Kippur - September 28th No school   Curriculum Night - October 1st  5:00-5:30 QUEST |  ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.20.2020

Sun, Sep 20 9:14am

Red Group (A-K): In Home | Blue Group (L-Z): In School Important links: In Home Specials Schedule | Duffy Dateline Duffy Pack 161 Joining Night – September 22 @ 5:30 pm Scouting is ON this year, and D ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.13.2020

Sun, Sep 13 5:57pm

Red Group (A-K): In Person Learning | Blue Group (L-Z): In Home Learning Duffy Pack 161 Joining Night – September 22 @ 5:30 pm Scouting is ON this year, and Duffy Pack 161 is looking to welcome new sc ... [More]

Duffy eBlast 09.06.2020

Sun, Sep 6 8:51am

Tuesday, September 8th 8:30 am - 1:50 pm - First day of in-person school for the RED group 2:20 pm - 3:20 pm - Small group online instruction for the BLUE group   Wednesday, September 9th 8:30 am - 1: ... [More]

Instructions to add your child(ren) to their classrooms

Sun, Aug 30 10:20am

  The PTO hopes everyone had a wonderful summer and is looking forward to starting school in just over a week! We will begin weekly eBlasts next Sunday. In the meantime, please take a few minutes to a ... [More]