School Briefs

Booth Hill School
BHS Spring Clean 2015. Please drop off at Booth Hill School, tightly-tied garbage bags with your used clothing, shoes, handbags, stuffed animals and small toys between the hours of 8:15-8:45 a.m., and 3-3:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, April 23 and 24.
Frenchtown School
Thursday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m., will our PTA meeting. Nominations will be taken for next year’s Board and we have Dr. Yarrow Dunham from Yale University’s Social Cognitive Development Laboratory as our speaker. He will share his results of the studies he has done at Frenchtown.

Friday, April 24, PTA is sponsoring a Bingo Night. No tickets will be sold at the door. There are two sessions: 5-7 p.m., and 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 28, is Citizenship Day. Staff and students should wear red, white and blue.

Thursday, April 30, students and staff should wear yellow for friendship.

Please return your payment for Spring Photos or pictures you are not purchasing ASAP if you have not done so already.

For PTA and Fathers’ club information visit

Don’t forget you can have your Target credit card linked to Frenchtown so Frenchtown can get a cash back bonus.

We’re still collecting Box Tops for Education. Help us beat last year’s totals.
Jane Ryan School
New or gently used books are still needed for the Jane Ryan Book Drive. Books can be left in the box in front of the Media Center.

The Kids Offering Our Love (KOOL) clothing drive will be from April 20-24. Drop off clothing boxes are in the Jane Ryan lobby. New or gently used spring clothes are needed. Volunteers (kids and parents are welcome) are also needed to deliver the items to Headstart, located behind Middlebrook Elementary, on Friday, April 24 and to sort and fold clothing at Headstart on Monday, April 27 at 9 a.m. Meet at Jane Ryan in the lobby on Friday, April 24 to help transport clothes at 3:15 p.m.

Jane Ryan Father’s Club Movie Night is on Friday, April 24 in the Cafeteria at 7 p.m. The movie will be Annie. Admission is free and refreshments are available for purchase. No outside food please.