School Briefs

Frenchtown School

Thursday, March 26 are evening parent teacher conferences by appointment.

Multicultural Dinner will be Friday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m. All tickets were pre-sold. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Citizenship Day will be Tuesday, March 31. Students and staff should wear red, white and blue.

Father’s Club meeting will be on Wednesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. All dads are welcome.

There will be no school on Friday, April 3 for Good Friday.

There will be no school on Monday, April 6 for students. Staff will participate in Professional Development.

For PTA and Fathers’ club information visit

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

We’re still collecting Box Tops for Education. Help us beat last year’s totals.

Jane Ryan School

Junior Achievement helpers are still needed in some classes. If you are interested or would like more information, contact Maura Rhodes.

Jane Ryan’s Bingo Night at Madison Middle School will be on Friday, March 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6. Admission is $1 per person and includes a door prize ticket. Game pack is $8 per person (includes three Bingo cards per game and one extra door prize). To reserve a seat and pizza, please complete the form that went home in your child’s backpack. Due to state regulations, tickets may only be purchased at the door (no advance ticket sales). Doors will be open to the public. Contact Laura Barbagallo with questions.

The PTA will be hosting a book fair on Tuesday, April 21. All books will be buy one, get one free. More details to follow.

The Cub Scout Spring Clean Up will be on Monday, April 27 after school. The Lion’s Pride Garden Group will have their spring clean up on Saturday, May 2 from noon-4 p.m.

Kids Offering Our Love (KOOL) will begin a new spring event to help students of Bridgeport schools. Families of Jane Ryan will be asked to donate unused school supplies to help Bridgeport students in the 2015-16 school year. A flier went home in backpacks asking JR families to nominate a Bridgeport teacher to receive school supplies. Sponsor names are due to Jane Ryan by March 27. The collection will take place in the beginning of May and end with an evening party on Friday, May 8 for the students to assemble the bags/boxes.

The Father’s Club annual Golf Tournament will be on Monday, May 11. Rain date is Tuesday, May 19. Registration is at 9:30 a.m., with a shotgun tee off at 11. Cost is $180 per player. Limited to 144 golfers — 36 foursomes. The format will be Scramble using a minimum of two drives off the tee from all team members. For more information, contact Bobby Brown or Jon Janik at Tashua Knolls Golf Club at 203-452-5186. Jane Ryan’s golf tourney representatives are Andy Carlson and Chad Rhodes.