PFO Newsletter for the Week of February 10
Stamford Symphony Event - Gertrude Hawk Chocolates Sale - Multicultural Night -
Excellence in Education Awards - Order a Yearbook -
Upcoming Author/Illustrator Visits - Barnes & Noble Book Fair
What's Happening This Week:

Sunday February 10  - Stillmeadow Family Day at the Sound Tigers Game

Monday February 11 - Monday After School Enrichment Classes End (Winter Session)

Tuesday February 12  - Tuesday After School Enrichment Classes End (Winter Session)

Wednesday February 13  - Citizenship Awards 8:30 am (K,3,4) and 9:30 am (1,2,5) 

Thursday February 14 - Book Order Forms due for Upcoming Author Visits

Thursday February 14 - Happy Valentine's Day!

Friday February 15  - NO SCHOOL - Mid-Winter Break
Participate in Multicultural Night

Stillmeadow's third annual Multicultural Night is coming up on Monday, March 25. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your family's cultural pride with Stillmeadow students, families, and staff.

Over the past two years this has become a can't-miss event, featuring food, music, stories and dancing from more than 20 countries represented in our school! 

Interested in participating? Click the button below to download the entry form and return it to school by Friday, February 22. 

Questions? Contact  Kathleen Steinberg
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates Sale

The Gertrude Hawk Chocolates Sale fundraiser is going on now. Many items are $10 or less. Proceeds benefit Stillmeadow. Look for the sales packet in your child's home folder.

  • Paper order forms (white and yellow copies) with payment (cash or check only) due Friday, March 1st.

  • Click here to set up an online sales account. Stillmeadow's online group code is 727398. 

  • Catalog orders and online orders placed by March 1st will be delivered to Stillmeadow during the week of April 8th. A parent or guardian MUST pickup orders delivered to Stillmeadow.

  • Please refer to this document for full details about the program.
Stillmeadow Family Day at the Stamford Symphony
 
Enjoy an afternoon at the Stamford Symphony while supporting Stillmeadow!

Order forms (with payment) are due Friday, February 22 .
When:  Sunday, March 10

Where:  Palace Theater (61 Atlantic Street, Stamford)

Price:  $10 per ticket (normally $25+)

Schedule: 

  • 2:00 pm – MusiKids interactive music education program for children.

  • 3:00 pm – Symphony performance featuring music of Schubert, Haydn and Mozart.

Questions? Contact  Kathleen Steinberg
Literacy Week To Feature Author Visits; B&N Book Fair

As part of Stillmeadow's annual Literacy Week (February 25 through March 1), students will welcome the following authors and illustrators to Stillmeadow on Friday, March 1:


Purchase books to be autographed: Look for a flyer in home folders this week to order autographed copies of books by Lizzy Rockwell and Laura Dower. Book orders are due Thursday, February 14.

In addition to in-school activities, Stillmeadow will celebrate Read Across America Day on Saturday, March 2 with a book fair at the Barnes & Noble in Stamford Town Center. Come on out and shop for new "just right books" for your student and Stillmeadow will earn a percentage of the purchase! 

Look for more details about Literacy Week in student home folders, the PFO newsletter, and the Stillmeadow Website.
Marcella DeCarlo Nominated for SPEF Educator's Award

Congratulations to Stillmeadow Third Grade Teacher Marcella DeCarlo , who has been nominated for the Stamford Public Education Foundation’s (SPEF) annual Educator’s Award.

Miss DeCarlo and her fellow nominees will be honored at the Excellence in Education Awards on Thursday March 21 from 5:30-9:00 pm, where the winner of the $1,000 classroom scholarship will be announced. Proceeds from the event support SPEF’s programs. 

SPEF supports the students and teachers in Stamford Public Schools through community collaboration and philanthropy. As part of SPEF’s Service-Learning Mentoring Program, high school students visit several of Stillmeadow’s fifth grade classes on a weekly basis to discuss topics such as civic engagement, citizenship, community service and leadership. 

Click here to purchase tickets to attend the Excellence in Education Awards event. It's a fun night with great food, silent auctions, and opportunities to meet others with an interest in supporting Stamford Public Schools.
Order The 2018-19 Yearbook!

The 2018-19 Stillmeadow Yearbook is on sale now. Yearbooks are $20 each and must be purchased in advance of publication. We will NOT sell copies of the yearbook in June.

Order forms to purchase with cash or check were sent home in student folders.

Click below to order with a credit card. Stillmeadow's Yearbook ID Code is 5259619.

Questions? Contact  Kristen Stops .
A Look Ahead to the Week of February 17:

Monday, February 18 -  No School (mid-winter break)

Tuesday, February 19 -  No School (mid-winter break)

Friday, February 22 -  Deadline to Order Stamford Symphony Tickets

Friday, February 22 -  Registration Deadline to Participate in Multicultural Night
Support Stillmeadow at Amazon & Grocery Stores !
Stillmeadow earns cash whenever you shop Amazon through the Amazon School Rewards Program.

Follow these instructions EVERY TIME you shop on Amazon to earn money for Stillmeadow:


Click on the Fundraiser Button in the Stillmeadow Quick Links section

Click the Shop for Stillmeadow link , which opens the Stillmeadow Fundraising Page on Amazon.com
Enroll your Stop & Shop and ShopRite cards to earn money for Stillmeadow

Stop & Shop Online Registration :
Click here  to enroll. Stop&Shop Bonus Card number is required for enrollment. Designate Stillmeadow (ID #06847) as your school.

ShopRite Online Registration :
Click  here to enroll. ShopRite Price Plus Club Card is required to register. Designate Stillmeadow (zip code 06902) as your school.

Parents who enrolled their cards previously do not need to re-register .

Ask friends and family to enroll their cards to support our school!
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