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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Friday, February 16, 2018


There is NO SCHOOL on Monday and Tuesday, February 19th and 20th for February Break.

BUTTER BRAIDS FUNDRAISER:   The deadline for ordering Butter Braids is WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21st.  Orders will be delivered March 6th.

LITTLE CAESAR’S FUNDRAISER:  Order pick up will be February 22nd from 3:30-5:00 pm at the school.  Orders CANNOT BE STORED and must be picked up at that time.  

COMMUNITY SHOWCASE:  The Naugatuck Parent School Council is sponsoring their 3rd Naugatuck Community Showcase on Saturday, February 24th.  Information is attached.  Free admission, door prizes, 50/50 raffle and face painting!  Information is attached here.  CommunityShowcase 2018 flyer.pdf 

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION:  Naugatuck Public Schools’ Kindergarten registration week is the first week of March.  If you, a neighbor, family member or friend has a child turning 5 on or before January 1, 2019, they can call their neighborhood school for information about registering their child for Kindergarten.  

MRS. BARKER’S NEWSLETTER FOR FEBRUARY 2018  is attached here.  February_2018_Newsletter.pdf 

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:

• 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 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

Our next PTO meeting will be Wednesday, March 7th 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

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