PFO Newsletter for the Week of January 13

Stillmeadow Family Day at Sound Tigers Game - Pennies for Patients -
Spirit Wear Store - Kids Heart Challenge - Send Us Your Photos for Yearbook - Citizenship Awards - Bingo Night - New Robots for the Media Center
What's Happening This Week:

Monday January 14 - Pennies for Patients Begins

Tuesday January 15 - Citizenship Awards: 8:30 am (Grades K, 3, 4) and 9:30 am (Grades 1, 2, 5)
Stillmeadow's Pennies for Patients Campaign Begins Monday

Start collecting pennies and other loose change to support The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pennies for Patients Campaign!

Special collection boxes and other program materials went home in student backpacks last week. Students can fill up the box with loose change from family and friends and return it to their classroom any time between January 14 and February 1.

This is the ninth year that Stillmeadow is participating in this program. Remember, every penny, nickel, dime, quarter or dollar donated will help save a life.

Visit our online website  here  to share with friends and family!

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. 
Mrs. Nathanson is awarded a FirstClass grant!

Congratulations to Mrs. Nathanson, who was awarded more than $900 from the First County Bank FirstClass Grant program.

The funds will be used to purchase new robots that students will use during coding activities.

Thank you to Mrs. Nathanson for always finding new and innovative ways to support learning!
Save the Date: Bingo Night is February 8th is 5th Grade Bingo Night!

Please come to help us raise money for our 5th grade, the Class of 2019!

This is the most profitable fundraiser for our graduating class. The money raised will help to offset each student’s individual cost for their class trip to NYC where they will see the Broadway show “WICKED” and go to a restaurant for lunch. 

We are looking for volunteers to help the night of the event. In addition, we will be holding a raffle of themed baskets. Any raffle basket donations would be GREATLY appreciated! Please click here to sign up

To register for Bingo, please fill out this form and return with payment to your child's classroom. Please pay with a check when possible.

Thank you for your participation!

Please contact  Mary Beth Woods or Darlene Seitz w ith any related questions.
Send Us Your Photos for the 2018-19 Yearbook!

The Stillmeadow Yearbook Committee is currently accepting photos from the following events:

  • Citizenship Awards
  • Winter Concert
  • Thanksgiving and Holiday parties
  • Third Grade Hero Museum project

Please send your full resolution photos to  with the subject "Yearbook Photos". Please include student name(s), grade(s) and teacher(s) if possible.
Kids Heart Challenge is the Week of February 4th

Stillmeadow is proud to partner with the American Heart Association for the Kids Heart Challenge.

Over the next few weeks, students will have fun learning about their hearts with the Heart Heroes while raising money to help fund lifesaving research.

Students can earn their own Heart Hero characters this year by using the new Kids Heart Challenge app for iPhone or android  or by clicking here to sign up and raise money online.

All donations are due on February 8th and our event will take place February 4-8.

Thank you for helping a great cause!
Shop the Online Stillmeadow Spirit Store!

Be prepared for upcoming Stillmeadow Spirit Days! Shop the online spirit store for youth and adult apparel, as well as drinkware, keychains and magnets. Browse and purchase from home or on your phone.

Online spirit store selections represent inventory currently in stock. Orders will be delivered to classrooms, so please note your student’s name and teacher in the ’Notes’ section when you checkout.
Stillmeadow Family Day at the Sound Tigers is Sunday, February 10
Bring the whole family for an afternoon of live American Hockey League action as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers take on the Utica Comets at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Sunday, February 10 at 3 pm. 

Tickets for the annual Stillmeadow Family Day are on sale now for $20 each (regularly $31 at the Box Office). A portion of each ticket purchased will benefit Stillmeadow.

Look for the flyer in your child's backpack or downloa d it here . Complete and return the form with payment to school by Friday, February 1.  

Questions? Contact Dan Tamburro .
A Look Ahead to the Week of January 20:

Monday January 21 - NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Wednesday January 23 - General PFO Meeting and All-School Conversation - 8:15am
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
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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