Teacher Appreciation week will be held May 6-10. The PTA is looking for food or monetary donations to help sponsor the teacher luncheon on Wednesday, May 8. Contact Lesley Guzzetta or Deirdre Finnegan to help or get more information.

Don’t forget to send in your envelopes for Jump Rope for Heart. Students will jump on Friday, May 3, from 3:15-4:30 p.m. Parent volunteers are still needed.

The DFS Variety Show will be on Friday, May 17. There are a few changes to the practice schedule: Friday, April 26, no act 2 practice. Fifth grade practice only. Pick-up at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, all acts practice at DFS. Wednesday, May 15, dress rehearsal at THS. Attendance is mandatory at all rehearsals. Tickets are $4 each and available for sale beginning this week.

The DFS Father’s Club is hosting its first Kids Fun Run on Sunday, May 19, at 11 a.m., on the Trumbull Trail.

The PTA is looking for volunteers to assist the kindergartners during lunch hours, to help in the Media Center, for food donations during Teacher Appreciation week, Jump Rope for Heart and the Variety Show. Visit the DFS website and click on the iVolunteers link to sign up and help.

Coming up: Plant Sale May 8-9; Field Day Friday, May 24; TPS Art Show May 23-June 5; Egg drop, Friday May 31.