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Friday, April 20, 2018
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FROM THE ANDREW AVENUE SCHOOL OFFICE

Friday, April 13, 2018

THERE IS NO SCHOOL NEXT WEEK, APRIL 16-20, FOR SPRING RECESS

  • Our next PTO meeting will be Wednesday, May 2nd at 6:30 pm.

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR:  We will be having our Scholastic Book Fair next week -  April 23-27th. Volunteers will be needed to help our students shop.  Please email cakesbymarilyn@sbcglobal.net if you can help.  Set up will be Monday after school, shopping will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, with Family Bingo on Thursday night.

YMCA OFFERING AUTISM MUSIC THERAPY NIGHT:  See attached information about a free autism music therapy night on May 7th.   Free music therapy trial.pdf  

FIELD TRIPS:  Here are the dates for our upcoming field trips, specific information will be sent home with your students.

Kindergarten:  Tuesday, May 15th

1st Grade:  Wednesday, May 16th

2nd Grade:  Thursday, May 17th

3rd Grade:  Friday, May 18th

4th Grade:  Wednesday, May 23rd

COMMUNITY YARD SALE:  Saturday, April 28, 2018, 10 am -2 pm.  Join the Andrew Avenue PTO in their community yard sale.  Space rental is $10, shared space is $15. Pre-registration is required - email AAESPTO@naugatuck.k12.ct.us or call Marilyn at 203-988-1431.  This event is open to the public.  

THE MOUSE IN THE HOUSE:  The Andrew Avenue PTO is sponsoring an author visit by Naugatuck natives Courtney and Joseph Duquette, authors of “The Mouse in the House”, on Friday, May 11th at 2:00 pm.  Students may buy a signed copy of the book for $16. Each. More information will be sent home after spring break.

SPRING CLEANING:  Help us spruce up the outdoor areas at Andrew Avenue School on Saturday, May 12 from 9 am - 12 pm.  All AAS friends and family are welcome to come and help. All materials, pizza and water will be provided.  

BIG Y EDUCATION EXPRESS:  Andrew Avenue School will be participating in Big Y’s Education Express program again this year.  Education Express is a Family Program to help schools get FREE, much needed supplies & equipment!  

• Everyone can participate! Do you have children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or even neighbors? You can support Andrew Avenue School by signing up for Education Express on the Big Y website:  https://www.bigy.com/rs/EducationExpress

• And from February 1 through April 25, 2018, for every 500 Education Express Points earned, you get a GOLD COIN!

• Just shop at Big Y stores and look for the participating items marked with the Education Express logo. Each item will have a point value and savings on top of that!

• Big Y Education Express programs have given local schools approximately $14 Million Dollars of much-needed supplies and equipment.

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 www.stopandshop.com 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!

PTO NEWS:  (you can contact the Andrew Avenue PTO directly at aaespto@naugatuck.k12.ct.us)

  • Our next PTO meeting will be Wednesday, May 2nd at 6:30 pm.  

  • We have decided to stop participating in the ink cartridge recycling program.  Please do NOT send them into school any more. Thank you!

  • We are collecting caps and lids from all Coca Cola products - (including POWERADE and 12 packs of cans of soda)  please send them in to the office for us to redeem for funds for field trips, assemblies and other programs for our school.  

  • 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!

As always, if you have any questions, please call the school office at (203) 720-5221 or email Mrs. Korowotny at mary.korowotny@naugatuck.k12.ct.us

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