School Briefs

Frenchtown School

PTA meeting will be held on Thursday, March 19, at 6:30 p.m., in the Cafetorium. All parents are welcome.

Nutrition Week will be highlighted all week, March 23-27 with several different activities. Information was sent home.

Tuesday, March 24, is a legal day dismissal for parent teacher conferences by appointment. No lunch will be served. Dismissal will be at 1 p.m.

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

Our multicultural dinner will be Friday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. All tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. See flyer that was sent home for more information.

Kindergarten orientation at Frenchtown for parents with incoming kindergartners in the 2015-16 school year has been rescheduled to May 6 and 8 by appointment. Letters were sent home this week to all parents who have already registered their children for kindergarten through the Board of Education at 6254 Main St. Your child is to come with you to the scheduled appointment.

For PTA and Father’s 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

The Jane Ryan Father’s Club is hosting movie night on Friday, March 20, in the JR Cafeteria at 7:00 p.m. The movie will be Big Hero 6. Admission is free and refreshments are available for purchase. No outside food please.

Door prizes and baked goods are needed for Bingo Night on Friday, March 27. Please drop off door prize items in the JR office by Tuesday, March 24.

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). Pizza is available for pre-order; $12 for a large plain. If ordering a pizza, include a check made payable to Jane Ryan PTA. To reserve a seat and pizza, 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 next school store will be on Thursday, March 26. New items in stock.

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.

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 a.m. Cost is $180 per player. This event is 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.