On Wednesday, Nov. 27, there is a 1 p.m. dismissal with no breakfast or lunch served. We are off on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Please donate to our Winter Giving Tree. We are collecting new mittens, gloves, hats and scarves to keep heads and hands warm this winter. Donations are being hung on the tree and will be donated to families in need. The collection ends Thursday, Dec. 19.

Our Holiday Boutique is from Dec. 2 through Dec. 6. Classes are assigned a day and time to come to the lobby and shop for gifts for family members or friends. We still need holiday gift bags, tissue paper, adhesive gift tags and grocery bags.

Join the Frenchtown Fathers’ Club at InSports the first Wednesday of every month for the Frenchtown Fathers’ Club meeting. Learn about how the Fathers’ Club supports the students, faculty, staff and families at Frenchtown through a variety of activities and events. Come and join us and show your support for Frenchtown. Mothers always welcome as well! Next meeting at InSports is on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

Student Council is sponsoring a Sports Day on Friday, Dec. 6. Wear your favorite jersey or hat/cap. If you wear a sports hat/cap, please donate $1.

Frenchtown’s Winter Extravaganza will take place from Dec. 9-13, during all lunch shifts.

The grade 5 Chorus concert is on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m.

The Band and String concert is on Thursday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m.

Frenchtown is enrolled in the Stop and Shop A+ program which runs now through March 14, 2020. Frenchtown’s ID # is 06238. Register your card now with your 13-digit Stop & Shop card number found on the back of the card. Visit www.stopandshop.com click on sign in (top right) to log on to your online account or click register to create your on-line account. Once you are logged in to your account, you can select a school for A+ Rewards or you can call Consumer Affairs at 1-877-366-2668 and select option #1. Parents and friends please sign up your cards if you haven’t already. We have earned over $1,000 so far.

We are enrolled in the ShopRite for Education program again this year. Shop at ShopRite to help our school earn free classroom equipment! Link your Price Plus Club card to our school and each time you shop now through April 25, 2020, our school will earn points toward free classroom equipment. Enroll your card at www.shopriteforeducation.com to our school code 49972. Local ShopRite’s that participate are in Bristol, Cromwell, East Hartford, East Haven, Enfield, Hamden, Manchester, Milford, Orange, Southington, Stratford, Wallingford and Waterbury. Cards enrolled in the past must be re-enrolled for this school year. We have only six families who have enrolled so far and earned over 18,000 points. Let your family and friends who live and shop in those areas know and have them enroll their cards for us!

We are collecting Box Tops for Education. Save your box tops and send them in to school to earn money for Frenchtown.

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