School Briefs

No school on Monday, Oct. 3, for Rosh Hashanah, Monday, Oct. 10, for Columbus Day and Wednesday, Oct. 12 for Yom Kippur.

Booth Hill School

Join the Booth Hill PTA. Membership forms are on the website

Send in your Box Tops for Education to earn money for Booth Hill School. There is a collection box in the main office. You can also register your Stop & Shop and Shop Rite cards to earn money for our school. See the Booth Hill website for more information or contact Amelia Audette with any questions.

The PTA would love your support in making our Charleston Wrap fall fund-raiser a huge success. Check out the catalogues that went home last week and share them with friends and family. Order forms are due Thursday, Oct. 6. Contact Emily Voss or Heidi Jacobi with any questions.

Sign up to participate in the 2016 Great Pumpkin Classic Kids Fun Run. Kids can run the 50 yard dash, the 1/2 mile, and the 1 mile run. This event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Trumbull High School track. Sign up online at

Join us for the Booth Hill Spooktacular on Friday, Oct. 21. There will be a Trunk or Treat along with games and prizes. Enter your trunk by Oct. 1, and receive 50% off your ticket prices.

Tickets are $10 per child. PTA members who pre-purchase their tickets will receive 10 free prize tickets.

Check out the new Booth Hill website

Frenchtown School

September 30 will be the first Fathers’ Club Movie Night of the school year. Information about the movie will be sent home.

The Fathers’ Club will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. All dads are welcome.

The PTA meeting will be on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. All parents are welcome.

Coleen Figliuzzi, Head of Nursing, will be our guest speaker and discuss the new head lice policy.

An agenda for the meeting will be sent home shortly.

School Photos will be on Friday, Oct. 14. Information will be sent home in early October.

Grade K, 1 and 2 will participate in the Fire Prevention program with the fire department on Monday, Oct. 17, and grade 4 and 5 will attend an election assembly.

Visitation to your child’s classroom will be on Thursday, Oct. 20, in the afternoon or Friday, Oct. 21, in the morning. Invitations will be sent home by your child’s teacher(s) with information regarding the date and time.

Frenchtown is once again enrolled in the Stop and Shop A+ program which begins Oct. 7, and runs through March 16. Frenchtown’s ID # is 06238. You can register your card now with your 13-digit Stop & Shop card number found on the back of the card. Visit and select register your card, located in the red box on the right. Follow the prompts to complete the registration. Any questions, call Frenchtown and ask for Mrs. Weiss.

We are collecting Box Tops for Education. Send in your box stops to earn money for Frenchtown.

We are enrolled in the ShopRite for Education program. Our school code is 49972 and we earn points towards free educational equipment. The program runs from Oct. 1 to April 26. Enroll at  Local ShopRite’s that participate are East Haven, Hamden, Milford, Orange, Stratford, Wallingford and West Haven.