PFO Newsletter for the Week of October 14
School Picture Day - Box Top Competition - Halloween Hop - Citizenship Awards
What's Happening This Week:

Monday October 15 - Box Top Classroom Competition Begins

Tuesday October 16 - Citizenship Awards (Grades 1, 3, 4 at 8:30 and K, 2, 5 at 9:30 am)

Friday October 19 - Lifetouch Fall Picture Day
Picture Day is This Friday!

Lifetouch photographers will be at Stillmeadow on Friday, October 19 to take individual student portraits and classroom group photos. These photos will be used in the 2018 19 Stillmeadow Elementary School Yearbook.

Individual student portraits can be purchased directly from Lifetouch.

Order forms were sent home in student home folders, or place an order online at  https://mylifetouch.com  ( Stillmeadow’s Picture Day ID is EJ118055Q0 ). 
Packages start at  $20 and include a class photo. 

Stillmeadow Elementary School receives a portion of the proceeds from each portrait package.

Questions about the ordering process can be directed to Lifetouch Customer Service at  203.735.5933 .
Box Tops Classroom Challenge Starts Monday!

Y ou can earn funds for Stillmeadow from items you buy every day . Send in the Box Tops you have collected over the last few months to raise money for the school and help your classroom win a prize!

The Box Tops for Education Classroom Challenge is October 15 - 26.

The classroom from each grade that turns in the most Box Tops during this period will win a special prize!

Box Tops collection sheets will be sent home this week. Please read this letter from MaryBeth Woods!

Submit your Box Tops using the collection sheet, and send extra Box Tops in a plastic baggie. Be sure to include your child’s name and teacher’s name on all sheets and/or baggies in order to receive credit towards the competition.

Box tops must be submitted by October 26th to be included in the classroom competition.

Contact MaryBeth Woods with questions.
Fall Volunteer Opportunities

We need your help to staff or donate items for our Fall 2018 events. Click the links below to review volunteer opportunities and sign up.

Halloween Hop   (October 26) Help us plan/execute this very popular costume party! We are looking parents to help with set up/clean up, sign in, and running games and crafts. Volunteers work in shifts, so you can enjoy the party too! 

Turkey Bingo   (November 16) Volunteers are needed to donate gift baskets for the raffle. Volunteers are also needed to staff this event, including help with check-in and selling raffle tickets, food and spirit wear.

Holiday Fair  (December 11-14) More information coming soon!
The Halloween Hop is Coming Up: Save your Spot!


A spooktacular costume party is coming to Stillmeadow on  Friday, October 26 from 6:30–8:30 pm.

The cost is $5 per person and advance registration is required.

Complete and return the   registration form  to your child’s teacher as soon as possible!

  • Stillmeadow families only.

  • Register early – this event sells out!

  • Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

  • Children MUST BE accompanied by an adult.

  • No scary masks or toy weapons.

Contact Teresa Shafir with questions.
A Lo ok Ahead to the Week of October 21

Tuesday October 23 - PFO General Meeting and All School Conversation at 8:15 am

Friday October 26 - Halloween Hop 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Support Stillmeadow When You Shop!
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
Shop Lovable Labels using this fundraising URL and 20 percent of your total purchase will be donated to Stillmeadow! 
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 have previously enrolled their cards do not need to re-register .

Ask friends and family to enroll their cards to support our school!
Stillmeadow PFO | stillmeadowpfo@gmail.com | www.stillmeadowpfo.org

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