School Briefs - Jane Ryan School

Revised date — The Garden Club’s meeting originally scheduled for April 24 has been changed to Tuesday, April 30 in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. Jane Ryan kids and their families are invited to plant seeds and watch a mini movie. Contact Jane Fleischner with questions.

Jane Ryan’s Kids Offering Our Love (KOOL) spring and summer clothing drive to benefit Trumbull Headstart is being held April 22-29. Send in any spring or summer clothing you or your child isn’t wearing anymore. All items welcomed in new or gently used condition. Trumbull Headstart is currently serving 37 families, three-quarters of whom are Trumbull residents. Adult and child volunteers are needed to deliver the clothes from Jane Ryan to Headstart (behind Middlebrook School) and to set up on Monday, April 29. Kids are welcome to help after school with delivery. Sorting will be on April 30. For questions, contact Amy Arnone. To volunteer to transport items or assist with set up, visit

Parent volunteers are also needed to help set up for the Jane Ryan Circus on Thursday, May 2 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sign up through the link:, .

The Mother’s Day plant sale will be on Friday, May 10. A flier will be coming home with an order return due date of Friday, April 26. Pre-sale hanging baskets and flats will be available for pick-up on Thursday, May 9 after school. Volunteers are needed prior to May 9 and on May 10. To volunteer, contact Kathy McKeon.