TT-SCH Briefs 9-10

Frenchtown School
On Thursday, Sept. 10, the mascot from the Sound Tigers visited classrooms.  This was because many Frenchtown students participated in the Sound Tigers Summer Reading Program.

Back to School Night for parents of grade 3 and 4 students will be Thursday, Sept. 10, 7-9 p.m.  Students do not attend.  Information about the evening’s presentations were sent home.

No school on Monday, Sept, 14 for Rosh Hashanah and Wednesday, Sept. 23 for Yom Kippur.

Every Tuesday will be Spirit Day. Students and staff will wear blue and white, Frenchtown spiritwear or a shirt with a Wolf on it.  The last Tuesday of every month is Citizenship Day when students and staff wear red, white and blue.

Back to School Night for parents of grade 1 and 2 students will be Tuesday, Sept. 15, 7-9 p.m.  Students do not attend.  Information about the evening’s presentations were sent home.

Back to School Night for parents of kindergarten and grade 5 students will be Wednesday, Sept. 16, -9 p.m.  Students do not attend. Information about the evening’s presentations were sent home.

Frenchtown’s School picnic will be on Thursday, Sept. 17 during regular lunch shifts.  Parents are invited.  More information will be sent home.

Rewards Program — Frenchtown will once again be participating in the Stop and Shop A+ Program!Our school ID is 06238. Beginning Sept. 14 you can register your 13 digit Stop and Shop card at Earn points while you shop that will equate back to dollars for our school!   You can contact Mrs. Weiss in the main office to input your number for you.

Jane Ryan School
On Tuesday, Sept. 8, first and second grade boys will meet with Pack 64 Cubmaster, Jen Kane, and second grade scout leader, Jason Chiodo, to learn about scouting activities.  They will meet in the cafeteria at 2 p.m.  All boys will take home a flier with information on upcoming scout meetings and activities.  The Pack 64 Leadership Committee will also have a meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 8 in the library at 7 p.m.

The Jane Ryan Back to School Night will be on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 6:30-8:45 p.m.  There will be staggered times for grades K-2 and grades 3-5 with everyone meeting in the gym between sessions to meet Principal Mary Ellen Bolton and other key staff members.

The fall fundraising drive kicked off on Sept. 4.  Students will have until Sept. 25 to conduct sales with friends, family and neighbors.  The “Puppy Incentive” turn-in dates are Sept. 11, 18 and 25.  Detailed instructions for parents are included in the packets.

Cub Scout Pack 64 will have its first pack meeting on Monday, Sep.21 in the JR cafeteria/gym at 7 p.m.  Parents will have an opportunity to sign up their son for scouting, as well as the pack's overnight at Lime Rock race track on Oct. 2-3, and the overnight at the CT Science Center in Hartford, CT on Saturday, Nov. 7.  Please contact Jen Kane with any questions or concerns at

The first school store of the season will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.  Koalas, Beanie Ballz backpack clips, and a slew of new products, including Apple Watch and Gameboy erasers, birthstone bear keychains and heart sticky notes are in stock and ready to fly off the shelves.  Please contact Jen Kane with any questions.

The first PTA meeting, originally scheduled for Sept. 17, has been moved to Oct. 1 in the school library at 7 p.m. We hope you can join us to learn about all the great events we have planned for the year.

The Jane Ryan Pumpkin Fair has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24.  More information will follow.

A few ways to support Jane Ryan while shopping!!  Don’t forget to register your Target Credit or Debit REDcard and Target will donate 1% of your REDcard purchases made at Target or to Jane Ryan.  Please register our REDcard today at  Join Stop & Shops A+ program by registering Jane Ryan to your Stop & Shop Rewards card.  A percentage of sales will be donated to help fund our children’s education.  Visit

The Jane Ryan school code is 06186.  Remember to save your “Box Tops for Education” and send them in to school in a baggie or envelope.  For more information, contact Ann O’Sullivan.  A holiday shopping top – always start at and select your charity Ptsa Connecticut Congress Jane Ryan.  For each purchase, Jane Ryan will receive a small donation to support programs and learning.

The Jane Ryan Online School Directory and PTA Membership.  The PTA is using a secure online school directory database called  You will be able to join the JR PTA with secure online payment by credit card or PayPal and also be able to make contributions to the PTA.  Jane Ryan PTA Membership is $10 per family ($7 for staff/faculty) and $2 for a printed copy of the Jane Ryan directory (optional).  More Details coming home soon.