School Briefs - Tashua School

Thursday, Jan. 30: PTA general meeting at 7:30 p.m., in the Media Center.

Father’s Club annual Super Bowl Breakfast: Sunday, Feb. 2, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Enjoy breakfast and have some fun before the big game. Games for the kids, raffles and more. This year’s big raffle item is an iPad Air; tickets $10/each. Visit and click on the Father’s Club link to register. Prepay prices: $25 for a family of four or more OR $9 adults/$6 child. Raffle ticket deal also available with reservation.

Kids in Motion 2014 Challenge is under way. Turn in prize drawing slips every Friday through Feb. 14. Insports Center is offering weekly open gyms during the Kids in Motion fitness challenge: $5 per person, every Tuesday through Feb. 11, from 3:30-5 p.m. Questions: Contact Mari Jackson.

Time to order yearbooks: Order online at with yearbook ID code: 2501614 or use the order form. Order deadline: April 4.

Attention 5th grade parents: Yearbook planning is underway. Here is what is needed: 1. A baby photo of your 5th grader, preferably a digital image. 2. Provide your “5th Grade Dedication” to your child. 3. Have your 5th grader submit “5th grade favorites.” For more details and links, visit and click on “Attn.: 5th grade parents.” Due Feb. 1.

The PTA Community Service Committee is running a clothing drive for a local charity, the Bridgeport Rescue Mission.

The following gently used clothing items (child and adult sizes) will be collected through Friday, Feb. 7:

Coats, sweatshirts, hats/scarves, sweaters, mittens/gloves, socks, boots, blankets. Donation bins are located in the main lobby of the school. The Mission supports those who are homeless, without work or are struggling to get by. Donations will directly provide to those in need. Sponsored by the PTA Community Service Committee. Questions: Becky Carew.

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