PFO Newsletter for the Week of June 2
Last Day of School is June 17 - Field Day Volunteers -
Volunteer Breakfast - Photos Needed for Graduation Slideshow -
Sound Tigers Summer Reading Program - DonorsChoose Project
What's Happening This Week:

Monday June 3: Second Grade Field Day

Tuesday June 4: Third Grade Field Trip to Ellis Island

Tuesday, June 4: Fourth Grade Field Day

Tuesday, June 4: Last day to submit photos for the 5th grade slideshow

Wednesday June 5: Third Grade Field Day

Thursday June 6: Fifth Grade Field Day

Friday June 7: Junior Achievement Day
Field Days for Grades 2-5 This Week!

Stillmeadow Field Days are in full swing! Some classrooms still need donations of fresh fruit and bagged ice.  Please click your child's grade below to sign up:

Please note the following to ensure your child is prepared for Field Day:
  • Field Day is rain or shine. In case of rain, all events will be moved to the gym.
  • Send your child to school with a towel or blanket to sit on during Field Day activities.

  • Participants must wear sneakers with laces or Velcro closures.

  • Please send your child to school with a bagged lunch. Let your child's teacher know if he/she needs to purchase a bagged lunch from the cafeteria.

  • Students should bring a filled, reusable water bottle to school for Field Day. Filling stations will be set up to replenish water bottles as needed.

  • Apply sunscreen to your child before he/she leaves for school.

Please email  Dory Hayes with any questions
Last Day of School is Monday, June 17

Last week, the Board of Education passed a resolution to eliminate the 181 st day of school for students for the current school year. 

As a result, the last day for all Stillmeadow students will be Monday, June 17. The revised end-of-year schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, June 13: Regular Schedule and Fifth Grade Graduation
  • Friday, June 14, 2019: Early Dismissal
  • Monday, June 17, 2019: Early Dismissal and LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
Volunteer Thank You Breakfast is June 17

It truly takes a village, and Stillmeadow staff and students appreciate the dedication and hard work put forth by the many parent volunteers who contribute so much to our school community.

Please join us in the Teacher's Lounge on Monday, June 17th at 7:45 am for a thank you breakfast honoring our many great volunteers. 
Last Call: Class of 2019 Photos Needed

A ttention fifth grade parents! We are still accepting photos of this year's fifth grade class for the graduation ceremony slideshow.

  • Please send 1-3 pictures per child.
  • Photos can be from any year - kindergarten through fifth grade
  • Photos must be high resolution
  • Email to Tara Mulcahey with subject line "Fifth Grade Slideshow"
  • Photos must be received by Tuesday, June 4th to be included
Incoming Kindergarten Summer Reading Program

Stillmeadow is offering a summer reading program for children entering kindergarten at the school this fall.
The five-day, 2-hour-long drop-off program is facilitated by Jodi Flom Nathanson, Stillmeadow's Media Specialist.

This is great opportunity for children to meet classmates and familiarize themselves with the media center before school begins in the fall. 

August 12th -August 16
9 to 11 am
Stillmeadow Media Center
Contact Ms. Nathanson at  for more information

Looking for new books to read with your child? Click here to visit the Ferguson Library Recommended Book Lists for all grades.  
Sound Tigers Summer Reading Program
Participants Receive Free Ticket to Home Opener

The Sound Tigers are encouraging local students to keep reading this summer.

Every student who participates in the Sound Tigers Summer Reading Program will receive: 

  • Free Ticket to Sound Tigers Opening Night on October 19th, 2019
  • Reading Certificate from “Storm" 

The top three schools with the most readers will receive a special prize!

Click here to download the entry form. Return the form to your child's classroom teacher when school begins in the fall. Looking for recommendations? Click here to visit the Ferguson Library Recommended Book Lists for all grades. 
Support Mrs. Sikorski's Project on DonorsChoose!

Stillmeadow Teacher Francesca Sikorski has a project on DonorsChoose designed to help first graders develop their writing skills through the use of journals and a variety of reading and phonics games.

DonorsChoose is a transparent way for teachers to get funding for classroom needs and for projects that bring learning to life!

Please visit  donorschoose   to contribute to Mrs. Sikorski's project!
A Look Ahead to the Week of June 9th:

Wednesday June 12th: First Grade Field Trip to the Stamford Nature Center

Thursday June 13th: Fifth Grade Graduation Ceremony at 9:30 am

Friday, June 14th: Early dismissal at 12:30 pm
Support Stillmeadow at Amazon
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
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