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Friday, October 13, 2017



Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 18th, 19th and 20th, are half days for students.  Dismissal is at 1 PM.  Please use this link to sign up for a parent teacher conference with your child’s teacher on one of the half days:

If you have difficulty scheduling the conference, please call the school office for assistance.  

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR:  Our book fair will be up and running next week during parent conferences, October 16-20.  Volunteers will be needed to help set up, assist our shoppers and take down the book fair.  Monday after school is set up, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are shopping days.  The book fair will be open after school and at night during parent conferences on WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.  Please email Marilyn O’Donnell at if you can help.

CHARACTER DRESS UP DAY:  Andrew Avenue School is celebrating literacy and learning by dressing up as our favorite story characters on Friday, October 27th.  Students can bring in a book or write a short story about their character to share with their class.  Please remember that costumes should not interfere with regular activities (classroom, gym, recess, lunch), and that proper footwear must be worn at all times.  (No slippers!)  Please do not send in any food items with your child as a treat for their class.  Any food items will returned home.  

TRUNK OR TREAT:   On Friday, October 27th, the Naugatuck Parent School Council is sponsoring “Trunk or Treat” at the General Data Comm parking lot downtown from 6:30-8:00 PM.  Families can decorate the trunk of their car and pass out treats.  Children dress in costumes and go car to car collecting treats and enjoying the creativity.  Admission price is a donation of one bag of candy per family.  More information was sent home earlier this week with students.  

NEWS FROM OUR LIBRARY/MEDIA TEACHER:  Mrs. Massicotte's library website and parent's link can be found here:  If you click on "What's Up in Library Media" you’ll be able to see what classes are working on.

PTO NEWS:  Our next PTO meeting will be Wednesday, November 1st at 6:30 pm.

Delivery for our Lyman Orchards/Otis Spunkmeyer fundraiser will be on Friday, November 3rd.  Items cannot be stored, and must be picked up that day.   

The PTO Student Store will be open for business at arrival time (8:40-8:55 am) every Wednesday morning.  Students can purchase pens, pencils, erasers and other novelty items for $.25 to $2.00.

Check out the Andrew Avenue PTO Facebook page - search for Andrew Avenue Elementary School PTO and ask to join us!

PICTURE DAY:  Rockwell Studios will return on Friday, October 27th for make up pictures.  If you ordered a class picture, it will be sent home after 10/27 in order that all students are included.

STOP & SHOP A+ PROGRAM:  Once again this year, Andrew Avenue School will be participating in the Stop & Shop A+ program that runs from October 6, 2017 through March 15, 2018.  This is an easy way to help our school earn CASH each time family members and friends shop at any Stop & Shop store.  To participate, visit and select Savings & Rewards.  Follow the prompts to create your online account.  You’ll need your 13-digit Stop & Shop card number and our school ID #, which is 08688.  Each time your use your Stop & Shop card, our school will earn CASH for such things as field trips, assemblies and family events.  Thank you for your support!

As always, if you have any questions, please call the school office at (203) 720-5221 or email Mrs. Korowotny at


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