School Briefs

Frenchtown School
Parents of incoming kindergarten students whose last names begin with M to Z will bring their child to school on Thursday, May 28, at 9 a.m., for their bus ride. Letters were sent home. Parents will be given a tour of the school and meet with the principal and support staff.

Student Council is sponsoring a Spirit Day on Thursday, May 28. “Where would you dream of going on your summer vacation?” Students and staff should come to school dressed in your school appropriate dream “vacation” outfit or t-shirt.

Friday, May 29 is Sensitivity Day at Frenchtown. Grade 4 will attend presentations in the morning. All classes, grades K-3 and 5 will have a reader in their room.

Monday, June 1 will be the luncheon for Safety Patrol members.

Tuesday, June 2 at 7 p.m., will be the grades 2 and 5 chorus concerts.

Wednesday, June 3 at 7 p.m., will be the band and strings concert followed by the all district elementary band.
Jane Ryan School
The Jane Ryan Father’s Club Family Campout overnight will be on Saturday, June 6. It is $10 per person to be paid in advance. Camp trailers/RVs welcome with $5 per axle luxury fee. Check in is on Saturday after 5:30 p.m. Check out on Sunday is by 9:30 a.m. Dinner and light breakfast will be served. Campers responsible for snacks, drinks, chairs and camping equipment. Lavatory facilities available. No pets allowed. Fliers went home in your child’s backpack.

Jane Ryan is using Harcourt Outlines again for Back to School kits. Each item in the kits is selected by the teachers and is exactly what is on your child’s back to school supply list. The entire package comes in a reusable tote. Kits are delivered to the school and placed on each student’s desk for the “meet your teacher” day in August. Ordering for backpack flier submissions will end on June 10, but online orders may be placed until Saturday, June 13.

To place your order online, go to Once there, click on the school pack icon and enter our school code jrbtsp2015. Then, choose the appropriate grade level kit. Remember to choose the grade your child will be entering in the fall. This is a secure website, Visa and Mastercard accepted for online orders only. The entire package comes in a reusable tote. If you have any questions, contact Amy Baratta or Tina Carlos.