Piney Post - Week 23 - February 6, 2023
Mon, Feb 6 2:35pm


Click on the link below to read about how students can voice what Black History Month means to them.

Black History Month Student Voice

 Attention Students in Grades 2-4! 

2022-23 Yearbook Cover Contest is here! 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: Friday, February 10th!!! 


New York Times bestselling author Christina Geist to visit PGS! Purchase an autographed copy of her new book!

On February 28th, our K-2 students will have the exciting opportunity to meet New York Times bestselling author, Christina Geist, in person. She will read aloud her newest book from the Buddy series, Buddy's New Buddy, which is a heartwarming and humorous story that explores social-emotional themes like authenticity and friendship-building.

For a limited time you can purchase an autographed copy of Buddy's New Buddy for your family through Konstella. We recommend using your computer to do so. All orders must be received by February 17th. 

Books will be autographed, per your description on the order form, and sent home with your student on February 28th after the visit. If you have any questions, please contact Allison Yaffee at 

 Click here to buy your book today! 

Ms. Melanie John's Amazon Wish List 

Mrs. Meghan Ryan's Amazon Wish List


Kindergarten Registration

If your child(ren) turns 5 on or before January 1, 2024, they are eligible to attend kindergarten in the 2023-2024 school year. Please go to the Avon Public Schools website to register. Please pass this on to your family, friends, and neighbors.

Did you know the PTO has a suggestion box?

We welcome any comments, concerns, and/or suggestions via email at or by dropping a note in the suggestion box located in the main lobby at PGS. 

2022-23 Yearbook

Upload your children's photos to the link below all year long.

 Pine Grove- CT 2023 Yearbook | Entourage Yearbooks Link

Download the Entourage App on your phone

Minted Fundraiser

PGS has an exciting new fundraiser from Minted! Shop on and use the code FUNDRAISEPINEGROVESCH to receive 20% off your order AND 15% of proceeds will go back to PGS. This code will be valid for the remainder of the school year.

Lost & Found 

Is your child missing a coat, gloves, water bottle or anything else they may have brought to school…and never brought home? Come check out our PGS Lost & Found collection in the café!

All unclaimed items will be donated to Gifts of Love at the end of March conferences.

How to support PGS PTO

You can help support PGS PTO just by doing your everyday shopping. The PTO uses the Box Tops App and Amazon smile. Click HERE to find out how you can join. Let family and friends know how they can help PGS as well!

Avon Friends for Equity invites you to a special story time at the Avon Public Library on Saturday, February 18th, from 10:30-11:15am. Please click here for more information and to sign up.


Friday, Feb 10 - Valentine’s Dance

Friday, Feb 10 - Yearbook Cover Contest Due

Thursday, Feb 16 - PTO Meeting 6:30 pm

Monday, Feb 20 - Tuesday, Feb 21 - Presidents’ Day Recess– no school

Tuesday, Feb 28 - Grades K-2 Author visit Christina Geist

Tuesday, Feb 28 - Board of Education Meeting , 7:00 pm AHS

Bus Routes Information - Posted 8/19/2022
Free School Meals Program Posted 8/12/2022
Download a printable PGS schedule here

 Avon Public School Calendar 2022-2023 - Click Here
Avon Public Schools Calendar 2023-2024 - Click HERE

Click Here for Board of Education Meetings dates and agenda.

 For more information about PGS PTO visit as at


Follow us on Instagram HERE

Find us on Facebook HERE