DAVENPORT RIDGE WEEKLY PTO UPDATE 9/19/16

BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC THIS THURSDAY!

Join us for the Back to School Picnic from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 22nd. Food, fun and Spirit Wear await! Come see teachers and staff get dunked! Our Dunk Tank schedule is as follows:

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We are still looking for volunteers to help make this event a success. Interested? Signup!

REMINDER FALL FUNDRAISER ORDERS DUE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH

Please support our fall fundraiser! No order is too small!

FALL FUNDRAISER ORDERS DUE: Thursday, Sept. 29th

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Davenport Ridge PTO

DELIVERY SCHEDULED: for October 31st. (Note: All frozen food items must be picked up at Davenport on 10/31)

ONLINE SALES: Visit www.cherrydale.com, click “Go Shopping”, enter your student’s information and the school name. Orders mailed directly home! Please share with your family and friends!!!

PRIZES: The more you sell the more you earn. Plus, sell 10 items and submit your coupon to enter the Principal Limo Drawing!!

Next Pawsome Prize Collection Day: Thursday, 9/22

OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS

Kindergarten Coffee: Friday, September 23rd from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in the Teacher’s Lounge.

Open House: Thursday, October 6th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Babysitting available!

The schedule for each grade is as follows:

Second & Third Grade                            6:00-6:45 p.m.
Pre-K, Kindergarten & First Grade    7:00-7:45 p.m.
Fourth & Fifth Grade                               8:00-8:45 p.m.
Specials                                                        6:00-8:30 p.m.
Support Staff                                               6:00-8:30 p.m.

Book Fair: Wednesday, October 5th through Friday, October 7th

CELEBRATE STAMFORD’S 375TH BIRTHDAY!

All K-5 students can join the Girl Scouts of Connecticut on Saturday, September 24th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Cove Island Park. Crafts, games and more!

CLOTHES TO KIDS OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY OPEN HOUSE

Come check out the new Clothes to Kids of Fairfield County Store and learn more about the program that provides new and quality used clothing to students from low-income or in-crisis families. September 28, 29, 30th from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Yearwood Center Boys and Girls Club.

DAVENPORT RIDGE BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC AND OPEN HOUSE

The Davenport Ridge Back to School Picnic is next Thursday, September 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Davenport Ridge.

Join us for some amazing activities like: Karaoke with Rock the Party Entertainment • Dunk Tank • Games• Scavenger Hunt • Photo Booth• Face Painting • Raffle and More!

Tickets are free, but don’t forget cash for the Dunk Tank, Spirit Wear, and food from the following Food Trucks: Reddi Rooster, Bella Sera Pizza, Nash Hound, Crazy Taco Mex, The Cannoli Truck and Mr. Softy

100% of the profits made from the Dunk Tank, The Raffle, and Spirit Wear will go to Davenport Ridge School!

Volunteers are still needed to help with this event. Please see a list of available opportunities on Signup.com.

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Our Annual Open House Evening will be held on Thursday, October 6, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

The schedule for each grade is as follows:

Second & Third Grade                            6:00-6:45 p.m.
Pre-K, Kindergarten & First Grade    7:00-7:45 p.m.
Fourth & Fifth Grade                               8:00-8:45 p.m.
Specials                                                        6:00-8:30 p.m.
Support Staff                                              6:00-8:30 p.m.

Babysitting services will be available, please fill out the attached flyer and return to school by October, 5.

Bonus: The book fair will be taking place in the gym for the entire evening – please support our school!

DAVENPORT RIDGE WEEKLY PTO UPDATE 9/12/16

FALL FUNDRAISER KICK OFF
We kicked off one of our BIGGEST fundraisers of the school year on Friday!!–Packets were distributed so please check backpacks!! This important fundraiser raises money for enrichment programs and Davenport receives 40-50% of each and every item you sell!
Some important details:
  • All orders must be returned by Thursday, September 29th. All checks should be made payable to Davenport Ridge PTO.
  • Online sales are a great way to include family and friends! Please visit www.cherrydale.com and click “go shopping, enter your student’s information and the school name.  ALL orders submitted online are mailed directly home!
  • Delivery of items not ordered online will be delivered to Davenport on Monday, October 31st.
  • All frozen food items MUST BE PICKED UP AT DAVENPORT on Monday, October 31st.
  • Prizes are available! The more you sell the more prizes you can earn. Please check the packet sent home for more details!!!
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
STAMFORD PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION BOOK GIVEAWAY AND FUNDRAISER
On Tuesday, September 13 the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF) is hosting a fundraiser and book giveaway at Whole Foods in Darien. 5% of each purchase at Whole Foods that day will go towards supporting the programs and missions of SPEF. They will also be hosting a book giveaway from 5:00-7:00 p.m. for students in Grade 5 and younger. Click here for more information about this program.
STAMFORD’S SCOUTING ADVENTURE
Join the Girl Scouts of Connecticut on Saturday, September 17 from 9:00-2:00 p.m. at Scalzi Park for STEM activities, games and to learn more about scouting.
VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED FOR PICTURE DAY
Picture Day is Tuesday, October 18th. We are looking for volunteers to help keep our students looking their best. If you are available to volunteer during any of the following shifts, we would love your help. We are flexible and even if you can only help for part of a shift, please contact us – Liz Lebo or Sonali Sarma.

DAVENPORT RIDGE WEEKLY PTO UPDATE: WELCOME BACK 9/7/16

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Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year!

School Supply Kits Still Available

The PTO still has school supply kits available for all grade levels. If you are still looking to purchase your supplies for this year you can contact Brook Manewal to arrange payment.

Volunteers Needed

Picture Day is Tuesday, October 18th. We are looking for volunteers to help keep our students looking their best. If you are available to volunteer during any of the following shifts, we would love your help. We are flexible and even if you can only help for part of a shift, please contact us – Liz Lebo or Sonali Sarma.

9:00 am – 10:30 am

10:30 am – Noon

Noon – 1:30 pm

1:30 pm – 3 pm

Stamford All School Musical Auditions

Auditions for the 2016 Stamford All-School Musical’s production of “Mary Poppins” will be held on Thursday,  September 8th and Friday, September 9th, at Rippowam Middle School from 2:30-6:00. Now in its 10th year, the Stamford All-School musical is an afterschool musical theater program, sponsored by the Stamford Public Schools, open to all Stamford students or resident in grades 5 through 12.   To register for auditions, the audition workshop and for more information, visit www.stamfordallschoolmusical.org or call (203) 569-1242.

 

DAVENPORT RIDGE PTO SUMMER UPDATE 8/12/16

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School Supply Lists   

Back to school is right around the corner. Click here for updated school supply list. We also have a number of pre-ordered supplies available for each grade level. These are first come first serve. If you are interested in purchasing these and having them delivered to your child’s classroom on the first day of school, please contact Brook Manewal to arrange payment.

Below are the quantities and cost for each grade level.

Qty          Cost

1st Grade         12            $68

2nd Grade        10            $57

3rd Grade        8              $38

4th Grade         8              $31

5th Grade         4              $46

Kindergarten    12            $48

Pre-K               4              $54

 

PTO Positions Available

Are you looking to get move involved at Davenport? We have open positions on the PTO. Interested? Please contact Maggie Andersen or Catherine Garvin for more information.

 

 

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