School Briefs

Frenchtown School

Students and staff will wear pink for safety on Thursday, Feb. 26.

We are collecting new and gently used books for infants through 8th grade for Conn. children served by the Books for Kids Early Literacy Initiative, a partnership between the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County and Read to Grow, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting early literacy. The collection box will be in the lobby from March 2-13. A grade 5 student and her parents are sponsoring the collection.

Spirit Day is Tuesday, March 3. Student and staff should wear blue and white or spirit wear.

Father’s Club meeting will be on Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. All dads are welcome.

For PTA and Fathers’ Club information, visit

Rewards Program — Frenchtown is once again be participating in the Stop and Shop A+ Program. Our school ID is 06238. Register your 13 digit Stop and Shop card at Earn points while you shop that will equate back to dollars for our school.

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 Move Night is Friday, Feb. 27, in the JR cafeteria at 7 p.m. The movie is Ratatouille. Admission is free and refreshments are available for purchase. No outside food please.

Middlebrook School

Friday, Feb. 27, 5th grade Activity Night: 7-8:30 pp.m. $5 fee per child/5th graders only. Minute to win it games and roller skating. RSVP to Jen DeCarlo,

Friday, March 13, Bingo Night. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and games start at 6:30. Cost $4 per player for a full set of cards. To volunteer or donate baked goods or prizes contact Ruth Fontilla,