School News

Sacred Heart Academy — AP scholar with distinction; granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of three or higher on five or more exams: Kaitlin Nealon, class of 2016.
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. The class with the most Box Tops by Friday, Oct. 28, will earn extra recess.

Sign up to participate in the 2016 Great Pumpkin Classic Kids Fun Run. Kids can run the 50 yard dash, the ½  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

Open Houses will be held Oct. 19 and 20. You will receive more specific information regarding times from your child’s teacher.

Join us for the Booth Hill Spooktacular on Friday, Oct. 21. There will be a Trunk or Treat along with games and prizes. Tickets are $10 per child. PTA members who pre-purchase their tickets will receive 10 free prize tickets. Volunteers are needed to help make this a great event.

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held from Oct. 25-27.

The next PTA meeting will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Come and share your ideas.

Check out the new Booth Hill website at
Frenchtown School
Our Fall fund-raiser going on now until Wednesday, Oct. 19 is through Cherrydale. Materials went home this week. Thank you so much for your continued support.

Our 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. A flyer for the meeting was already sent home.

School photos will be on Friday, Oct. 14. Information was sent home about pricing and packets.

Fathers’ Club will host a movie night on Friday, Oct. 14. Information will be sent home regarding the movie to be shown.

Grade K, 1 and 2 will participate in the Fire Prevention program with the fire department on Monday, Oct. 17, and grades 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’s 9th annual Democracy Day will be celebrated on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The program begins at 9 a.m., with a reception to welcome guests. Mrs. Francesconi and the candidates or their representatives will read to our third graders. There is an assembly for 4th and 5th grade students that parents and the general public can attend.

Frenchtown is once again enrolled in the Stop and Shop A+ program which began 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. Please 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 until April 26. Enroll at Local ShopRite’s that participate are in East Haven, Hamden, Milford, Orange, Stratford, Wallingford and West Haven.