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The Kid’s Marathon is BACK.

Our program begins on Tuesday October 1st, runs for the month of October, stops in the winter, and will then resume again in March. All students will receive a Student Lap Tracker ID card.

ID cards will be scanned at the end of each lap. Completed laps will quickly add up! Parents can view their kid’s progress from home at studentlaptracker.com. Parent volunteers will be needed to help scan laps during recess. Be on the lookout for the iVolunteer sign-up.

Please sign up by clicking here and sign up by September 20th

For all the new families, please find attached informational sheet regarding the Kid's Marathon.

And don't forget that DFS will join other Trumbull Schools for the Final Mile Event to be held at:

Trumbull High School in May

Final Date TBD.

If you have further questions, please feel free to email Christine Hawthorne


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Kidstuff & SaveAround Coupon Books will be coming home this week. One book will be sent home with the oldest sibling in DFS but you can easily order additional books.

The parent letter will give you all the details needed to purchase the coupon book, order additional books or order the appropriate coupon book for someone who does not live in this area. The letter will also explain how to return unwanted books so we can keep track of all books.

Thanks for supporting Daniel Farm and getting great deals for your family in the process,

If you have any questions please email me at

Krbabin36@gmail.com


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2019-2020 PTA Membership Drive and Family Fundraiser

The DFS PTA sponsors many programs to enrich your child’s curriculum throughout the year.  We are able to do so only with your support and we encourage all of our parents and teachers to join the DFS PTA!  Click here for more information.

While your there, please consider the DFS Family Fundraiser.  This is an annual appeal that is our PTA’s primary fundraiser for Daniels Farm School. Parents do not have to worry about trying to sell gift wrap, chocolates or other items throughout the year and 100% of the profit goes directly to DFS!   Click here for more information and how to donate today!

Secure Online Payment by Credit Card or PayPal 

– Use our DFS PTA Membership Toolkit (formerly My School Anywhere) online store through a link on the DFS homepage or danielsfarmschoolpta.membershiptoolkit.com/login

Or

Make Checks payable to ‘DFS PTA’

Fill out the forms in the links above and submit with payment in a labeled envelope to your child’s teacher.


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Spirit Wear! 

Now is the time to get your little ones (and yourself) something fun to support our school and show how much you love DFS!

You can purchase DFS Spirit Wear online via the spirit wear store. The store link is: 

http://spofct.tuosystems.com/stores/dfsspiritwear2

You can place orders until 9/22/19.

After that deadline date, you will have to wait until our next sale so DON’T miss out!

If you have any questions please contact

Kerri Gentile or Rosana McGill


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The DFS Green Team invites you to join our Fall CSA!

The Daniels Farm School Green Team has again partnered with Laurel Glen Farm in Shelton, CT, this time to offer our families a Fall CSA.

CSA Stands for Community Supported Agriculture. CSA allows residents to have direct access to high quality, fresh produce grown by local farmers. When you become a member of a CSA, you're purchasing a “share” of vegetables from a regional farmer.

Includes: 8 weekly partial shares of fresh produce starting October 24, and 2 reusable DFS shopping bags to transport the weekly shares. The bags are yours to keep after the 8 weeks. Weekly newsletter from the farm with recipes and tips.

Where: convenient weekly pick up at DFS or have your student bring your produce home with them.

Cost: $145 (includes 8 weekly partial shares of produce, 2 shopping bags and convenient pick up/student delivery

Purchase Online at the Membership Tool Kit store

Deadline for purchase: October 14, 2019

Questions, contact Tara Yamka


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Dear Daniels Farm School Families,

This year we are moving towards changing our car pool pick-up process slightly. We have not found tremendous success with an assigned number, so instead, we are asking all car pool families to simply write their names, printed legibly, in capital letters, on a letter-sized paper or cardboard, and place in the dashboard window, instead of the number.

As of tomorrow, we will no longer be using the number system!

Thank you!


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Welcome from the DFS PTA!

Welcome to the new 2019-2020 school year at DFS. My School Anywhere is now Membership Toolkit so the we will be using Membership Toolkit for our Member Directory and PTA Store starting with the 2019-2020 school year.  

Once you know your child(ren)'s teacher, please register for your Membership Toolkit account and update any changes to your contact information and assign your child to his/her teacher.

AND, check out the school store where you can pay your PTA membership dues and Family Fundraiser donation in less than a minute and check off a few things on your back to school to do list!

Once you create a Membership Toolkit Account, you will have access to the online directory and to make purchases. 

Here's what you need to do: 

  • Go to https://danielsfarmschoolpta.membershiptoolkit.com/login.

  • Click on the Register/Login button.

  • If you already have an account with another organization that uses Membership Toolkit you can use the same email and password to login. You can then proceed to the numbered steps below.

  • Select "Create Account" and fill in the name, email, and password information.

  • Click "verify my email" and then check your email for a link to complete the process. The link expires in 2 hours. If you do not receive the email, check your spam or junk folders.

  • Once you have verified your email address, log back in and finish the registration process.

  1. Complete the Parent/Family,Student and Teacher Information.

  2. Complete the Directory/Publish Preferences.

  3. Once these forms are complete, you will be presented with forms for PTA Membership. All of your Back-to-School needs in one convenient place!

Once the Primary Account is set up, the Primary User can "invite" other email addresses to access his/her account.  This allows the Secondary User to have their own login information, but still have access to the family account.

Questions?

Please don't hesitate to contact siobhan.lidington@gmail.com


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Want to Receive the 2019-2020 Newsletter?

Every year, DFS needs to ensure you still want to receive our messages.  If your children are DFS students for the 2019-2020 school year and you want to make sure you stay in the know, please follow directions below:

  1. Scroll to the bottom of this page to "Sign Up for DFS Eblasts"

  2. Fill in your information

  3. Click Submit

  4. iContact will send you an opt in email. **Be sure to click through to finalize the request.

Thanks in advance!


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Volunteer Policy

We have a new security clearance policy. If you would like to volunteer at the school for any reason you need to fill out the new security form and turn it into the school. You will need to completely fill out the entire form as a Tier II volunteer. If you have not been approved you will not be able to volunteer.

DFS Eblast

To receive the Dolphin Digest every week, please remember to fill in the form below and confirm your subscription via email.  


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New to DFS?  Add your Family to the Directory here!
For Access to the Directory, Click Here.
 

** Once you select Submit, iContact (DFS Notices) will send a confirmation notice to your email.  You must click through on this email in order to confirm your email address is valid.  Check your spam folder if you don't receive it right away.