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December 10, 2017

 

Wrapping Paper Fundraiser
Many thanks to the Stratfield families that supported our Believe Kids fundraiser!  Orders through paper forms are scheduled to arrive on December 12.  

You may pick up your order from the school office on Wednesday, December 13 from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. or from 3:15 to 3:45 p.m.  

If you are unable to pick up, please contact Carlotta Leungto set up an alternate plan. If you have a small order, we may be able to send it home with your child. Thank you! 

 

Above and Beyond Registration 
Registration for Above and Beyond after school enrichment classes ends today, Sunday, December 10 at 5:00 p.m. Please click here for a description of the classes being offered this winter along with the instructions on how to register. 
Registration is completed online at www.stratfieldpta.org. You must be logged in to register. 

If you have any questions, please contact Mary MahonKate SchneiderJessica Allen, or Andrew Walsh.

 

Variety Show News
Your Permission Slip due date has been EXTENDED to December 15, 2017!

Please note, this is the final date to sign up for all Acts and 5th Grade Emcees. Submit via backpack mail to Kelly Kenny c/o Gwendolyn Kenny, 5D.

Carefully read the Variety Show Info & Guidelines

If you have a 5th Grader who would like to participate in the 5th Grade Group Act and/or Emcee, here's what 5th Graders need to know. All 5th Grade Emcee questions, please email Becky Dowd.

Important Dates
*December 15: ALL Permission Slips (Acts and 5th Grade Emcee)
*January 17 and 18 from 3:45 to 6:30 p.m.: Look-Sees will be by appointment on the Stratfield Stage (Your date/time will be emailed to the Act Coordinator during the first week of January)
*February 9 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.: Dress Rehearsal at Warde HS auditorium
*February 10 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.: Variety Show at Warde HS auditorium
*February 11 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.: Variety Show Snow Date at Warde HS auditorium

General questions, please email Kelly Kenny

 

Upcoming SEPTA Events
SEPTA’S ANNUAL COOKIE WALK


DATE: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
TIME: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (or while supplies last!)
PLACE: Central Office, 501 Kings Highway

This is a beloved event raising funds and holiday cheer!

But we need your support! We need you to Bake, Bake, Bake.

NEW this year: All Bakers will be entered to win a door prize, to include 1 spot in the next Special Needs Caregiver Course offered by Rehabilitation Associates.  Click here to sign up to help out and/or let us know what fantastic sweet you will be making!

Then join us later that evening to buy and fill a box of eclectic holiday sweets perfect to bring to any family event...

SEPTA HOLIDAY SOCIAL

DATE: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
PLACE: The Castle on Post, 222 Post Road, Fairfield

In lieu of our monthly meeting, join us to share some holiday spirit(s)…  (Re)connect with old friends and make new connections. Snacks and appetizers with cash bar and Irish hospitality.  Door prize for one lucky guest to help you celebrate the holidays!  We hope to see you there!  We would love to know how many are joining us - please RSVP here, it's easy!

 

Board of Education Town Hall Meeting
Please see the attached document for information regarding a BOE Town Hall meeting on Thursday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m.

 
 

Make a Splash by Giving Back 
The 2nd Annual Stratfield Splash will be taking place on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. on Jennings Beach.

This year, registration is free and all donations will go directly to Boys & Girls Village, an agency dedicated to providing behavioral health, education and permanency planning services to at-risk youth and their families. Please see the attached flyer for more information. We will be collecting monetary and in-kind gift donations from now until the day of the event.

Due to an error on the PTA website, registrations completed before December 3 were not captured. If you registered online before December 3, please complete your registration again. Thank you!

You can register and purchase Stratfield Splash towels for $10 by clicking the link on the PTA website. Please make sure to sign into your account first. You can also complete this registration form, which will come home in backpack mail soon. Towels and other Stratfield spiritwear items will also be available for purchase on the day of the event.

 

Volunteers Needed
We are still looking for volunteers in the following areas:

  • President(s) Elect
  • Nominating Committee
  • PTA Bylaws Committee

If you are interested in helping or would like more information, please contact Kristen Lundbye.